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Old 03-22-2004, 10:17 PM   #1
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things to buy with NO2

i am thinking seriously about getting the NX wet kit. what other things will i need to change out to make the kit safe. im aware of the WOT switch and that good stuff.

cooler plugs? and what type
octane?
chip?

i just want to be ready when the time comes

and if i run cooler plugs, does that effect my perfomance and gas milage while im not using the NO2?

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Old 03-22-2004, 11:11 PM   #2
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I would get the GEN X2 ccessories and also a remote bottole opener if I was gonna do it
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rpm window switch and there is something else but i cant think of it right now.
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most of the stuff in the genx2 kit is good to have, but only really useful at the track. bottle heater/gauge is very important and nx makes the best in the biz. rpm window switch makes it a lot easier to learn and use your nitrous safely. colder plugs are motorcraft AZFS22C. they will not affect daily driveability noticeably. They are colder and copper, so they only cost a buck each. Buy a 10 pack at a time and change em out once a month or so if you're spraying a lot. they do wear out faster and you will see a gain by changing them. At a buck each, it's a small price to pay to stay safe. remote bottle opener is a waste of money imo unless you hook it up to a key'd on power source so when you leave your car for the nite it shuts off. its easy to forget to turn the bottle off. thats about it really. you can spend thousands on a nitrous setup if you want, with progressive controllers and different fuel components. Oh yeah one more thing you'll need that doesnt come with any kit is the fuel rail adapter. you can get one at mcnewsautomotive.com this will allow you to tap into the fuel rail to feed the wetkit.

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A safe basic setup for me would include:

1 heat range colder plugs
RPM activated window switch
Fuel pressure cutoff switch
WOT switch
91+ octane gas
Maybe new plug wires depending on miles on the car.

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Do not run a chip unless it has been specifically burned with a program for nitrous use.
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so i should be ok with the cooler plugs, fuel rail, and possibly a rpm window switch. if i run 87 will it hurt anything, cuz i know that the best for us to fun in a normal focus, if i run 91 will that be hard on the motor when i am not using the boost?

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i would not run 87 on any car that is FI (forced induction)....it helps against ping / detonation.

If you can afford to run FI on a NA car, you can afford premium gas.
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like he said NEVER run 87 on a nitrous car. you can run 91 all day long with no ill effects. you can run higher with no ill effects. When I know i'm gonna be spraying, i'll toss in a couple gallons of 111 race gas to bump my octane up to 95-97 range to be safe. Nitrous does not kill cars, detonation does. to combat detonation you must retard timing. if you cannot, like many focus guys, you can compensate by adding octane. ALWAYS run 91+ if you are going to spray. I know this, and I live by it, but one time I was coaxed into a race and I was ill prepared. I had 89 octane in, and i did it anyways. That was the night I blew up my first nitrous engine. please please please, I cannot stress enough. don't run any performance car on 87, particularly with nitrous. buy 91 and add octane booster to it or race gas if you can. The extra few bucks is well worth it when you're looking at sparkplug parts that ended up in your oil pan.

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The only thing I would add to the above is a bottle heater..It will make a huge dif. with keeping bottle pressure up, but the nice thing about a heater and a remote bottle opener is that you can add them later as you get the money, def. do a fuel prerssure safety switch and I would recommend the rpm window switch, not a must but it keeps it safe, you will need a Ford tach driver for that rpm switch, if you go that way...have fun!
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