Re: [DML] Re: New Delorean production....
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Re: [DML] Re: New Delorean production....

> After all, the speedometer only goes to 85mph.

A bit off topic, but apparently that was a due to a law that went  
into effect in September of 1982 that required all speedometers in  
all cars to go to only 85 MPH.  I've heard the theory was that if  
speedometers only went to 85 MPH, no one would go over 85 MPH (in  
reality, you just had an excuse when you got pulled over that you  
really didn't know how fast you were going).  It seems that in 1989  
they changed it to 140 MPH, although I'd be interesting to know what  
finally caused them to revert back.  I got this information from some  
Google searches, but I can't find any one really informative source  
to link to.

-- Joe

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