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      03-16-2013, 07:11 AM   #1
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Is it ok to do 130 and then use stop/start?

I like to save gas, but is this bad for the car?
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      03-16-2013, 07:49 AM   #2
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No way! 130 without power brakes and power steering? When was that a good idea?!
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      03-16-2013, 07:50 AM   #3
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No way! 130 without power brakes and power steering? When was that a good idea?!
I hope OP is talking about auto start/stop..............Phil
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I like to save gas, but is this bad for the car?
Location: San Diego

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      03-16-2013, 08:00 AM   #6
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Why only 130 when the car is capable of higher speed?
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      03-16-2013, 08:09 AM   #8
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      03-16-2013, 08:30 AM   #9
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+1, best to try on a downhill road.
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      03-16-2013, 08:34 AM   #10
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      03-16-2013, 08:56 AM   #12
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I find out when I get going it's hard to start stop until I finish.
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      03-16-2013, 09:24 AM   #13
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Why only 130 when the car is capable of higher speed?
True that.
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      03-16-2013, 09:26 AM   #14
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I also want to point out that start stop is also efficacious for certain types of urinary incontinence. Just an fyi.

Additionally, going over 130 mph on public roads risks exacerbating incontinence especially with passengers.
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Better yet, hit top speed then use stop start.
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      03-16-2013, 12:57 PM   #16
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I like to save gas, but is this bad for the car?
No it's bad for the car because it damages the flux capacitor
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      03-16-2013, 01:09 PM   #17
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Is this question for real? If you are even considering this, you shouldn't even own an M.
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      03-16-2013, 01:49 PM   #19
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No it's bad for the car because it damages the flux capacitor
If I had a flux capacitor I would probably go back in time and not post this thread. I didn't know 130 was too fast. I've only gone that fast 1 time.

How fast am I allowed to go then?
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      03-16-2013, 01:51 PM   #20
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Better question: Is it ever ok to use start/stop?
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      03-16-2013, 02:12 PM   #21
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This is like folks who order a super sized burger and fries BUT with a diet soda.
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      03-16-2013, 02:43 PM   #22
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How fast am I allowed to go then?[/quote]
I think there are signs posted that indicate what the top speed is for that particular street/road.
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