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2018 Screw 2.7EB 3.73 axle Stock no tunes
With 2,400 miles on it, I figured it was time to finish breaking in the truck. I "inadvertently" found myself on an empty section of the interstate and the throttle some how became jammed for a short time. Looks like my truck is limited to an indicated 103 mph. Felt super stable and definitely did not seem out of "gas" Anyone else had their pedal "stick"? Is 103 the common restriction?
 

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I think the hard limit is set to 105 mph, but there is a little error in the digital/analog vs the PCM speed so you are right on the money with your limit.
 

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Why did they put a governor on it.

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Tires are one of the reasons manufacturers shut down the top end. Don’t want a truck getting close to the tires actual speed rating. I have read somewhere before that some of the Canadian trucks did not have limiters or at least no one had reached them.
 

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I'm curious what the true top end is... as in, how fast can you go before something comes apart. Witness the V6 Mustangs, where people were tuning them and discovering the driveshaft goes to pieces in the vicinity of 130MPH. Negating the limitations of the engine or the tires, how fast could it really go before it got expensive?
 

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I've been 130-140 on the dyno. No driveshafts coming undone. Mostly worry about the tires.
 

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Stockers are rated at 118, I believe... and you could do better if you want. But I'm not sure I want to see 130+ in an F150 - at least one that hasn't been substantially modified with a better suspension, lowered, etc.
 

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Did the pedal get stuck on the floor mat maybe?

That happened to me once in my old Cobalt SS, but being a standard I could just clutch in to slow down and un-stick the pedal with my foot.
 

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Did the pedal get stuck on the floor mat maybe?

That happened to me once in my old Cobalt SS, but being a standard I could just clutch in to slow down and un-stick the pedal with my foot.

Is this before or after the key came out of the ignition? Lol my truck was limited to 105 and then the tune took it off
 
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Is this before or after the key came out of the ignition? Lol my truck was limited to 105 and then the tune took it off
Lol, luckily I got the recall done before anything like that happened
 

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I don't know if the 2018 don't have a limiter (yet), but my 2013 was right around the 100mph mark.... it never took long to get there passing either.. lol
 

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I don't know if the 2018 don't have a limiter (yet), but my 2013 was right around the 100mph mark.... it never took long to get there passing either.. lol
105 on the 2018s. And yes, it'll slap it in a hurry, especially with the 3.5EBgen2/10-speed combo.
 

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Stockers are rated at 118, I believe... and you could do better if you want. But I'm not sure I want to see 130+ in an F150 - at least one that hasn't been substantially modified with a better suspension, lowered, etc.
I have had my 2015 2.7 to 150mph only thing I have done is a preloaded tuner
 

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I have had my 2015 2.7 to 150mph only thing I have done is a preloaded tuner
Only on the track, at night, in Mexico... right?

Getting there is easy. I'm sure my 3.5 would get there without the governor. Being able to stop or having any amount of controllability is quite another.
 

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Only on the track, at night, in Mexico... right?

Getting there is easy. I'm sure my 3.5 would get there without the governor. Being able to stop or having any amount of controllability is quite another.
Well, it wasn’t actually that bad, still felt like I was going 110 and was very easy to get slowed down, my 2015 has pretty tight steering on it so my only true worry was my tires. And it was on open 4 lane highway with no cars around, got there quick and shut it down quick too.
 

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Well, it wasn’t actually that bad, still felt like I was going 110 and was very easy to get slowed down, my 2015 has pretty tight steering on it so my only true worry was my tires. And it was on open 4 lane highway with no cars around, got there quick and shut it down quick too.
Sigh... there's so much wrong with this statement that I don't even know where to start.
 
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