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how to deristrict 99 e55 amg ? ?

hi...how does one deristrict the e55 from having its 155 limiter? will it boost anymore acceleration?.....0-60? how much will it cost?....many thanks
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I'm quite sure it doesn't change any acceleration figures at all. 155 not fast enough for you?
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yeah its plenty fast enough lol but just wanted to find this out as if you chip the car to remove the limiter it should improve bhp 0-60 acceleration etc.......same as my subaru, limited to 110mph chiped it up and went from normal 0-60 of 5.2 seconds to 5.0 flat and took it to an impresive 163mph so basically my question is........HOW do you deristrict the e55? is it through chipping the ECU?
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Removing the speed limiter and remapping the ECU aren't the same thing.
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can you tell me how to remove the speed limiter? i realise its not the same thing, as remapping is different to chipping also
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I went thru the issue with MBUSA few years ago. They gave me a lot of BS about tire ratings and state speed limits, but from what I was able to check, there must be some unpublished federal law requiring limiters on all cars. Most cars have them in 100-110 mph range, so 155 ain't bad.
So following arguments with MBUSA I asked what I can do if I take the truck with me to other country where limits don't exist. They send me to aftermarket chip company.
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actually its a German Green party agreement I believe that none of the major manufactures will make a car that can go faster than 155 MPH.

I would think the best way to get around this is get an aftermarket ECU. Also make sure your tires are rated higher than 155.
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