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Unread 12-15-2015, 08:19 PM   #1
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How can I convince my dad to not put a governor on my car?

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Unread 12-16-2015, 01:24 PM   #2
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You cant, clearly you are very young, and this means you are irresponsible. Im not trying to be mean or rude, im just being honest. I look back at when i was a teen, and then i thought i was so mature and awesome, but today i realize what stupid and irresponsible things i did!

He SHOULD put one on, for your safety. You have no reason to go very fast. Too many young kids are hurting them selves or others because they cant handle their car. The streets are no place for racing.

If i were your father, i would set a governor at about 85mph. Thats plenty fast for any driving on the street.
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Unread 12-17-2015, 10:09 AM   #3
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This is a car forum, not a parental advice forum. Either way... have you tried, you know, talking to him about it? He probably has his reasons. It's either (A) you're a ****ty driver who goes too fast or (B) he's worried that you might do that if you haven't already. Whatever it is, I don't entirely blame him.

You're on here talking about underglow, fake purge kits, exhaust systems, harnesses, roll cages, paint jobs, and massive sound systems. Do you think it's POSSIBLE your dad saw some clues that you're a kid racer out to impress people and wanted to mitigate your already obvious risk?

Btw, it's his car, not yours. If it were truly yours he wouldn't have the right to do that.
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We all asked a similar question at one point or another. Fast forward 10 years for my experience and now I realize why these safety measures exist. There are literally dozens of reasons why speed governance exists, but what you need to ask yourself is why do I need to drive fast to begin with. I've broken 100 mph maybe 5 times in the last 10 years with the fastest (and last) being just shy of 130. I never tried that again because I realized how foolish and unnecessary it was. Unless you are going to run a track car or drag runs, high speed is not necessary to have fun. Most of the fun in a DD falls in 0-60 times and handling.

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