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Old 07-03-2005, 10:25 AM   #1
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N2o or not N2o that is the question

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I wanted to know if i should go with a Nitrous system. Jegs has a great deal on a Venom kit only 455.
http://www.jegs.com/cgi-bin/ncommerc...28&prmenbr=361

Should i go with it? right now all I am running is a intake but i like the MBRP Exhaust .

Anyone got any pros and cons of this system or nitrous in general. There is a fill up station close enough to my house. does anyone know how much it cost to fill a ten pound bottle?

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Old 07-03-2005, 12:40 PM   #2
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Well this is kinda a tough call i quess. I have nitrous and its actually cost me some money now to run it safely. I toasted a exhaust valve just on a 50hp wet shot but this rarely happens from what people tell me go figure. But my whole setup after the little tid bits and bottle heater plus install was over a $1000. Plus thats not including all of my mods i just bought since i messed up my cylinder head. I say go for it but get your car tuned to work absolutly perfect when your on the bottle. If i could go back in time i prolly would of passed on the nitrous and saved up more money for bigger better things. But thats just my opinion and i will say when the nitrous is going you can sure feel it. Oh yea and most places usually charge about $3.50 a pound on nitrous so about $35 on 10lbs, but sometimes you can find a place or hopefully know someone who fills it for ya and you can get it pretty cheap.

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nitrous is cheap horsepower if that is all you want i would get it but nothing can beat the psssswww sound of a turbo. and whats the diff between the vcn-1000 and the vcn-2000
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Old 07-03-2005, 05:26 PM   #4
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ones a more advanced kit that can control and watch the fuel mixture.

ok ill just stick with the exhuast and have power all the time.

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Old 07-04-2005, 05:45 AM   #5
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Nitrous is cool, but doing it on the cheap will risk damage to your car. Search around the FI forum if you're serious about it...IIRC there was a nice informative pinned thread near the top.
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Old 07-05-2005, 12:02 AM   #6
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It is cheap at first. you have to keep filling your bottle and that aint free, plus it only works a t full throttle, and only in a srtaight line. If u do chose to use nitrous use porcelain plugs not platnium or iridium if u are going above 50-75 shot nitrous eats at those plugs not instantly but it does. plus if your engine goes lean for just a second for any reason BOOM!!! trust me I have seen melted pistons that the molten metal went out the exhaust port.
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I think it works well in small amounts in a stock car... Read the nitrous sticky abovr for some more info. ^^^
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ya with this venom setup its cool because its totaly computer based. you get a moniter that controls the fuel to air ratio. its really hi-tech for anyone who needs it . but, still I want to stick to HP 24/7

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I've had nitrous for about a year and the only thing I would change is beefin up my motor a little more, so I wouldnt be worried about blowin it all the time. You cant beat how cool it looks blowin off nitrous out of bolth sides of the car! About half the people I race back down when they see a purge. It does get spendy after a while I probably spent 40 bucks a week for the first three months i had it. With my settup i can change the jetting for about five bucks and five minutes of work which leaves me with endless amounts of possibilities to upgrade the shot.
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If I ever got n20, Id defintley go with any Venom system. Computer controlled=safe (to me anyways). Not sure about it on duratec
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