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Offline ScottD3

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Re: Wow is this a nice four speed 77 SE
« Reply #15 on: September 29, 2008, 10:30:27 AM »
No, 100 is correct

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Re: Wow is this a nice four speed 77 SE
« Reply #16 on: September 29, 2008, 01:58:01 PM »
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  don't know if you guys noticed, but this car has a 100 MPH speedometer. isn't it supposed to go higher than that on that year

I think HitMan would be the expert on that question

^^ sorry Scott,I didn't see your post .

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Re: Wow is this a nice four speed 77 SE
« Reply #17 on: September 29, 2008, 06:14:53 PM »
The 100MPH speedo is right.  The last 160MPH speedos were 1975 and then in 1980 or 1981 they went down to 85mph speedos.
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Re: Wow is this a nice four speed 77 SE
« Reply #18 on: September 30, 2008, 04:45:31 PM »
they could have spend the whole $50 more for a kit and got the pre-molded stripes really kills the looks of the car
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Re: Wow is this a nice four speed 77 SE
« Reply #19 on: September 30, 2008, 11:44:13 PM »
The last 160MPH speedos were 1975 and then in 1980 or 1981 they went down to 85mph speedos.

The 75 speedometer was supposed to have been the 100 MPH one, although that's not to say there couldn't have been a few "use up and go tos" on the production line.  The dreaded National Speed Limit had come into effect just months before and anything in excess of 55 MPH was considered Politically Incorrect in those days.  The 1974 model year was the last to recieve the 160 MPH speedometers per design.

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Re: Wow is this a nice four speed 77 SE
« Reply #20 on: September 30, 2008, 11:50:40 PM »
I get a kick out of those 160 mph speedos. Those were the days lol