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Old 07-03-2010, 09:07 AM   #1
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To Spray or not to Spray...on turbo.

How many ppl here spray on top of having a turbo.
I have a fully built motor from cams to crank. Topspeed manifold, Tom's Comp Turbo, and all the other suporting goodies. Im shooting for some where around 350ish. I have been kicking around the idea of a small shot of n2o. Im thinking nothing more than a 50 shot cuz im not trying to get to crazy. I want the n2o for a cooling stand point but then it will also add a little punch. Im only looking to spray at the top of 3rd or 4th at the track.

So im asking ur opinions on n2o ontop of a turbo. But more for its cooling aspec, the added power is a bonus.


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Old 07-03-2010, 09:25 AM   #2
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if you want cooling wouldn't a meth kit be better?
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Old 07-03-2010, 11:00 AM   #3
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yeah but meth is somthing u would run all the time. and i dont want to have to worry about running out of meth. and im not gonna be making huge power.

plus the whole extra power added bonus thing with the nitrous....lol
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yeah but meth is somthing u would run all the time. and i dont want to have to worry about running out of meth. and im not gonna be making huge power.

plus the whole extra power added bonus thing with the nitrous....lol

I'm not sure this is altogether accurate. Snow uses either a boost controler or a MAF sensor to dictate whether the water/meth is spraying, so it's NOT running all the time. It has a relay that can tell you if you're running out, so you can either fill or it can automatically adjust your tune. And if you're using Tom's tune, I think he refuses to tune to the water/meth. Instead, he tunes as if you HAVE run out (at least that's what I recall reading). That way there's no risk of harm for your engine. When it is spraying, water/meth gives the benefits of intake air charge cooling and anti-detonation.

I'm not saying don't go with the nitrous, I just wanted to aleviate your concerns about water/meth.
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Old 07-03-2010, 05:54 PM   #5
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i didnt mean all the time. i meant every time it is at WOT. nitrous i have the choice if i want it to run it or now.
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You can hook a WOT switch to a meth kit as well.
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im not going to run meth...lol.

I want nitrous but i am wondering who out there has done it.
This wont be till later down the road tho.
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Tom has done it
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the plan is to run somwhere around 350ish on the turbo. and close to 400 on the bottle.
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tom says just to turn the boost up. i dont want to do that.
i want to run mild DD then turn up the boost to 350hp beast then IF i need it i have 400 on stand by. (mainly for the track)
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