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Nitrous Help. #12490 Apr 17, 11:26pm Apr 17, 11:26pm
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Nitrous Help.
I am thinking of putting a nitrous system in my car. But I need some help. Wet or Dry, and why (whats the difference)? How many shot, and why? Direct port, (what exactly does that mean)? How much time will it take off the 1/4 mile? The throttle kind or a window switch (which is safer)? And how much $$ are we talking? I'm thinking Zex or NX. All opinions are welcome. The reason why I want nitrous is because turbo is too expensive. I need the boost, and I need it now. "I feel the need, the need for Speed!"

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[ 04-17-2003, 11:57 PM: Message edited by: SpiderManGT ]

Re: Nitrous Help. [Re: Grand-Touring-Dan] #12491 Apr 17, 11:59pm Apr 17, 11:59pm
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i've heard 50 shot is the safest we can go(on stock engines)..definitely a WET kit coz we dont have a return fuel line..about quarter mile, i say we can run low 14's..that means we can smoke stock wrx's..im with you spider, "the need for speed!" grin

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Re: Nitrous Help. [Re: dondiemand] #12492 Apr 17, 11:59pm Apr 17, 11:59pm
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Nitrous Oxide 101

read that for need-to-know info on n2o

Re: Nitrous Help. [Re: Steven] #12493 Apr 18, 12:05am Apr 18, 12:05am
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Wrong, we have no return fuel line so we need the WET KIT. With stocks internals, no more than 20 added HP per cylinder. 4 cyl. x 20 hp = no more than 80 HP/Shot.even 75 is definately pushing it. You'll most likely be safe with a 35 or 50 shot.

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i've heard 50 shot is the safest we can go(on stock engines)..definitely a WET kit coz we dont have a return fuel line..about quarter mile, i say we can run low 14's..that means we can smoke stock wrx's..im with you spider, "the need for speed!" grin

Re: Nitrous Help. [Re: Steven] #12494 Apr 18, 12:10am Apr 18, 12:10am
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im thinking about nitrous also. how much is the kit and whats the average shop charge for installation? also how many years am i shaving off my car's life? zex or nx?

Re: Nitrous Help. [Re: eNinja] #12495 Apr 18, 12:12am Apr 18, 12:12am
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Quote:
Originally posted by Steven:
Wrong, we have no return fuel line so we need the WET KIT. With stocks internals, no more than 20 added HP per cylinder. 4 cyl. x 20 hp = no more than 80 HP/Shot.even 75 is definately pushing it. You'll most likely be safe with a 35 or 50 shot.

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Originally posted by dondiemand:
i've heard 50 shot is the safest we can go(on stock engines)..definitely a WET kit coz we dont have a return fuel line..about quarter mile, i say we can run low 14's..that means we can smoke stock wrx's..im with you spider, "the need for speed!" grin
my bad! i meant WET kit not DRY kit, i should stop smoking! rofl

Re: Nitrous Help. [Re: ] #12497 Apr 18, 2:32pm Apr 18, 2:32pm
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I think I am going with Nx direct port.

After I do this, I will beging to save my money for a supercharger. thumbsup

[ 04-18-2003, 02:47 PM: Message edited by: SpiderManGT ]

Re: Nitrous Help. [Re: Grand-Touring-Dan] #12498 Apr 18, 2:50pm Apr 18, 2:50pm
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spider man - if you have a GT go with a turbo kit. David Draper is making his kit, Stafford is making a kit... no one is making a s/c for the GT right now. not that i know of. They are making a s/c for the GTS though, compliments of blitz.

Re: Nitrous Help. [Re: Steven] #12499 Apr 18, 2:53pm Apr 18, 2:53pm
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I just feel a little safer with a supercharger, plus I won't have that lag. I am trying to work out a deal with a company about a supercharger for the GT, I told them they could even borrow my car.

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