It only do 110 mph. How to change this.

Asked by Nov 18, 2008 at 02:49 PM about the 1999 Oldsmobile Intrigue

Question type: Car Customization

10 Answers


gotta get it chipped. it has an electronically set governor which sets a certain top speed it will reach. Once at that speed it cuts the power to the engine. My best bet is to look around where you live for a speed shop who have computer tuning software and have it tuned for performance while your getting the governor taken off.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

ok bud the reason is the govener that reduces power when trhe engine hits a certain speed or rpm in final drive gear to change this you will need to a take it to a speed shop or b find a friend who works at a chevy dealership and plug tech two into it to change the settings or c live with it

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

Exactly what they said, its no longer a mechanical governor that can be physically removed.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

well i wouldnt do over 90mph in any Oldsmobile but to be able to go faster is by gettin a reprogrammed PROM chip (Progammable Read Only Memory).

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

not even one with a 455 Rocket?


I can't believe they limited the Intrigue to 110. My 97 LeSabre, and my 97 Grand Caravan will both top out @ over 120. Of course I found out, having to carry a sick child to the ER, before he died from bee stings.


I hit ~120 mph on an empty Interstate with my Intrigue before the governer kicked in. The car slowed from 120 to 85 mph so fast, it was like someone punched me in the chest.

my girlfriends car does a hundred fifty two miles Prower with the governor on it you just have to learn how to start from first second third and drive you at first shift 2 gears 2nd shift threed and then 4th let it go lol and trust me you'll hit it but first you have to put a aftermarket exhaust into the chips on it you do not even have to mess with the governor

and it is a 99 Oldsmobile Intrigue GX short Star engine 3.5 ohv dutch engine


We have 2000 intrigue and we he raced a dodge 1500 hemi and we topped out around 120 mph we won too only reason is cause we smashed the gas when were at about 20 mph and the tire started barking but I'm impressed with the intrigue the engine kick in nicely

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions


Looking for a Used Intrigue in your area?

CarGurus has 184 nationwide Intrigue listings and the tools to find you a great deal.


Search Oldsmobile Intrigue Questions

Oldsmobile Intrigue Experts

#1 Paul Washburn
Paul Washburn
Reputation 800
Reputation 240
#3 phantom440
Reputation 200
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet C/K 1500
887 listings starting at $2,500
Used Nissan Altima
871 Great Deals out of 80,282 listings starting at $1,800
Used Volvo V70
17 Great Deals out of 432 listings starting at $700
Used Chevrolet Impala
543 Great Deals out of 29,827 listings starting at $799
Used Ford Taurus
249 Great Deals out of 20,437 listings starting at $1,100
Used Buick Regal
109 Great Deals out of 10,263 listings starting at $3,495
Used Toyota Camry
851 Great Deals out of 90,973 listings starting at $249
Used GMC Sierra 1500
801 Great Deals out of 67,044 listings starting at $1,499
Used Buick Park Avenue
432 listings starting at $3,500
Used Chevrolet Camaro
151 Great Deals out of 32,742 listings starting at $1,729
Used Chevrolet Malibu
871 Great Deals out of 81,397 listings starting at $995
Used Honda Accord
786 Great Deals out of 88,192 listings starting at $1,150
Used Toyota Sienna
221 Great Deals out of 30,057 listings starting at $1,995