Top End Setting?

Cadillac Forums | Help Us Help You | Advertise | Cadillac Parts | Cadillac News | Cadillac Classifieds / (Old System)

Cadillac Technical Archive | Cadillac Dealers | Cadillac Reviews | Cadillac Dealer Reviews | Cadillac Vendors is the premier Cadillac Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 3 of 3
Northstar Engines and System Technical Discussion Discussion, Top End Setting? in Cadillac Engine Technical Discussion; Does anyone know how to view, or change, the setting that was used for limiting top speed on a 2000 ...
  1. #1
    MUGSANDLUKE's Avatar
    MUGSANDLUKE is offline Cadillac Owners Member
    Join Date
    Oct 2005
    Catskill region, NY

    Question Top End Setting?

    Does anyone know how to view, or change, the setting that was used for limiting top speed on a 2000 DeVille DHS N* with 275 HP? I have "H" rated performance tires, same as the OEM tires were when originally delivered. They are rated to 150+ MPH. I would like to know before ever attempting to reach that limit on the highway. Not that I intend to do that any time soon.
    But one never knows

  2. Remove Advertisements

  3. #2
    danbuc's Avatar
    danbuc is offline Cadillac Owners Connoisseur
    Automobile(s): '87 Jeep, '10 Thruxton, '00 Duc 748, '01 748R (853cc)
    Join Date
    Mar 2004
    Mahwah, NJ

    Re: Top End Setting?

    First, H rated tires are only rated for 130mph, not 150. Second, the only fewasable way to remove the governor is to find a shop that can reprogram your PCM with the info from a Z-rated DTS, which probably won't even work. It would also be quite expensive.

  4. #3
    Ranger's Avatar
    Ranger is offline Cadillac Owners Member
    Automobile(s): White Diamond '03 DHS (with DTS floor shift)
    Join Date
    Jun 2004
    Woodstock Ill.

    Re: Top End Setting?

    Not likely you'll find anyone willing to take on that liabilty in todays litigious society. The trial lawyers are salivating just reading this post.

Quick Reply Quick Reply

Register Now

Please enter the name by which you would like to log-in and be known on this site.
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.

Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Please enter a valid email address for yourself.


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Cadillac Posting Rules

  • You may post new threads
  • You may post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
Read about Lincoln | Buick | Kia Forte Forum
Need products for your Cadillac? Check out your options at the links below:

custom floor mats | Cadillac Chrome and Black Chrome Wheels | window tinting