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AUTODIVA

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Message Posted: Oct 3, 2005 6:09:52 PM

is it the posted limit, higher or lower, and by how much?
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eB40
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Message Posted: Dec 16, 2014 1:00:23 PM

Speed limit +5
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contiki
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Message Posted: Dec 11, 2014 11:01:57 AM

Never really use it and we have it on both our Hondas.....
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2Tall
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Message Posted: Dec 11, 2014 10:23:41 AM

+5
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toms1120
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Message Posted: Dec 6, 2014 8:23:02 AM

5 over
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retcap201
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Message Posted: Dec 2, 2014 9:24:34 AM

the speed limit
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LibertyGuardian
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Message Posted: Dec 2, 2014 7:42:29 AM

5-7 MPH below the posted speed limit...we find little or no difference in the time it takes to get to our destination and we're not all worn out from whipping our heads around looking for the radar cop.
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twt
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Message Posted: Dec 2, 2014 4:55:49 AM

Posted limit.
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gator2002
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Message Posted: Dec 2, 2014 4:41:51 AM

5 over
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southtown43701
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Message Posted: Dec 2, 2014 1:17:36 AM

5 miles over
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Norm1947
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Message Posted: Dec 2, 2014 12:58:53 AM

6 to 8 over
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89panthers
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2014 7:51:10 PM

+/-
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MeTaBall
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2014 6:58:03 PM

Around +5
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GasMiser718
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Message Posted: Nov 27, 2014 9:48:36 PM

In the city I set it at the speed limit, on the expressway 3 mile over the limit.
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2Tall
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Message Posted: Nov 27, 2014 12:59:53 PM

+5
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herbiepopnecker
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Message Posted: Nov 21, 2014 9:22:02 PM

10kmh over
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TriniB
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Message Posted: Nov 21, 2014 7:27:44 PM

At the posted limit
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WilhamClouse
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Message Posted: Nov 21, 2014 5:58:20 PM

Higher. Depending on where I am, normally around 10 km/h over.
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Tucsonhomes
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Message Posted: Nov 21, 2014 5:49:56 PM

Higher 5 or so
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51stovi
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Message Posted: Nov 21, 2014 4:30:46 PM

+6 to + 7
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SovietSunrise
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Message Posted: Nov 21, 2014 3:20:27 PM

Whatever I want.
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eB40
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Message Posted: Nov 21, 2014 3:19:15 PM

+6
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Norm1947
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Message Posted: Nov 15, 2014 12:42:18 AM

7 or 8 over
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TriniB
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Message Posted: Nov 15, 2014 12:22:31 AM

yes
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FarmTech
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Message Posted: Nov 14, 2014 11:49:48 PM


Usually at 5 over, as most traffic is at that speed on the Interstates. This is ONLY done to match traffic flow and ALWAYS while keeping a watchful eye, as cruise lets you position your foot over the brake pedal for an even faster reaction time to brake.
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dontuknowOH
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Message Posted: Nov 14, 2014 6:30:17 PM

If driving on the interstate I generally set cruse and tuck in behind the big diesel rigs, but keeping plenty distance for visibility. They run grouped at times steady on basic level terrain. Usually 67...68 MPH. on average. Saves fuel when they bust up any steady headwinds, according to my MPG indicator, not always but often.
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FrankLee1
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Message Posted: Nov 14, 2014 4:48:20 PM

So virtually everybody on here speeds and at the same time virtually everybody on here whines about paying so much for gas. OooooooooooKKKKKKKKKKaaaaaaaaayyyyyyyyy. So none of you were in the top half of the class?
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FrankLee1
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Message Posted: Nov 14, 2014 4:46:08 PM

47
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MeTaBall
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Message Posted: Nov 14, 2014 4:30:08 PM

+5
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Message Posted: Nov 9, 2014 9:26:25 AM

5 over
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Norm1947
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Message Posted: Nov 3, 2014 12:40:46 AM

7 or 8 over
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krazkar
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Message Posted: Nov 2, 2014 10:38:22 PM

Speed limits are so low that I must set it over…:)
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Message Posted: Nov 2, 2014 10:05:55 PM

+5
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Message Posted: Oct 27, 2014 2:00:27 PM

+5
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2014 1:12:48 PM

-5
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2014 12:23:42 PM

+5
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WilhamClouse
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Message Posted: Oct 17, 2014 11:29:49 AM

Depends, but normally around 12 km/h over, which is still to slow.

[Edited by: WilhamClouse at 10/17/2014 11:30:18 AM EST]
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hyeglenn
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Message Posted: Oct 17, 2014 9:44:20 AM

76
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down2fumes
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Message Posted: Oct 17, 2014 8:41:36 AM

7 OVER
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BartandLisa
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Message Posted: Oct 16, 2014 9:34:38 PM

Rarely use it
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probedude2
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Message Posted: Oct 16, 2014 1:22:29 AM

I really don't use it
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Norm1947
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Message Posted: Oct 16, 2014 1:10:14 AM

7 or 8 over
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eB40
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Message Posted: Oct 15, 2014 1:09:19 PM

+5 highway
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DasAuto92
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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2014 7:04:03 PM

If the posted speed is 100 km (60 mph) then i set it at 110 km.
They Police are usually lenient but if your doing 120 km + (70 mph) sirens are a flashing. A ticket for the Policemens ball.



[Edited by: DasAuto92 at 10/10/2014 7:06:36 PM EST]
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d_clark
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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2014 6:04:42 PM

Don't use Cruise Control.
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eB40
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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2014 5:22:28 PM

+5
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Quick68
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Message Posted: Oct 6, 2014 2:58:47 AM

5 miles over or at the speed limit.
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Norm1947
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Message Posted: Oct 6, 2014 12:52:10 AM

+7 or 8
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cDagasGo
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Message Posted: Oct 5, 2014 9:52:23 PM

+5
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2014 5:30:05 PM

At +5
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BartandLisa
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Message Posted: Sep 25, 2014 5:47:28 PM

Hardly ever use it
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down2fumes
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Message Posted: Sep 25, 2014 8:02:13 AM

7 OVER
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