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08-08-2012 01:39 AM
daveyboy
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Originally Posted by SMITHBOY76908 View Post
I've dealt with Bama personally and their customer service was great, tunes were spot on, and free updates. Pretty good deal. I can't speak for the other two.
Good to know...Met some one at the race track this spring with an 11' stang and al they had was the bama tune and he was running in the 12 teens. of course he had the new 5.0L
08-08-2012 01:25 AM
SMITHBOY76908
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Originally Posted by daveyboy View Post
I am still debating where to get my tune for the stang. I have it narrowed down to Bama, evolution performance or lethal performance.
I've dealt with Bama personally and their customer service was great, tunes were spot on, and free updates. Pretty good deal. I can't speak for the other two.
08-05-2012 01:12 PM
AllOutZX2
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Originally Posted by dj4monie View Post
I would recommend a converter if he wanted to really go fast, but with just a basic nitrous kit? I'd be more concerned with keeping the bottle pressure up.

That 2nd gen Neon I mentioned later added a Coan converter and shorter (higher number) final gear ratio with a manual valve body. He later wrecked it and bought an SRT-4 like I did, so we will never know how well it would have run.

He also had plate-fin Moroso trans cooler. He doesn't have to upgrade the clutches it was just a suggestion if wants to run his car hard and have it live.

Nitrous makes so much torque you don't need a converter really. Great if you wanna spent the money, but he'll get more out of a set of sticky tires.

Thanks for the compliment I've been a NX dealer for, ummm ten years...
A converter in these 4 Cyl's work great for a few reason one of them is that even with full bolt-ons. 125-130whp in a zetec the factory converter in my car would only flash to 2400rpm, it doesn't start making good power till 4000rpm. This made for 2.5-2.6 60ft times. Also this means out of the hole the car will be a dog until you can spray the nitrous at 3000-3500rpm. With a converter such as mine, I can spray right out of the hole because the rpm shoots up to 3500 before the car starts to launch and that makes for a killer 60ft time with the power down low nitrous makes.

I bracket drag race with my car for the past 2 1/2 years so I'm starting to learn what works and what doesn't work in terms of motor and drive terrain set-up.

It shows you have been a dealer for that long great info for people who may not know about nitrous, Good to know you sell only the best nitrous kit available, if I ever scrapped the Turbo project I'd have a full NX set-up, with GEN II Accesories.
08-05-2012 11:30 AM
daveyboy I am still debating where to get my tune for the stang. I have it narrowed down to Bama, evolution performance or lethal performance.
08-05-2012 07:31 AM
dj4monie
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On avererage 1/10 on the 60 is worth 2 to 3/10's in the quarter so a converter is needed.
as a matter of fact, my plan to get the mustang in the 12's involve a converter and a tune But only if the tun is nessissary for 12's
Get some a CAI, 3.73's and get a flash from Lund - http://www.lethalperformance.com/jon...stom-tune.html

Is it a mod motor?
08-05-2012 07:19 AM
dj4monie
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Originally Posted by AllOutZX2 View Post
Hold on here are you seriously saying a converter is a waste of money? You must not know anyone who installed a high stall converter in their car, if you did they would tell you it's one of the single best mods you can do to any automatic car. I have a Edge Racing 3500 stall and it is quite amazing how much faster it gets the car going drag racing and around the street.

What is a waste of money is clutches in a transmission if you don't need them. What you really do need is a plate and fin transmission cooler and higher line pressure especially for only a 50-75 shot. I recommend an upgraded valve body.

The rest of your information about nitrous is a great read.
I would recommend a converter if he wanted to really go fast, but with just a basic nitrous kit? I'd be more concerned with keeping the bottle pressure up.

That 2nd gen Neon I mentioned later added a Coan converter and shorter (higher number) final gear ratio with a manual valve body. He later wrecked it and bought an SRT-4 like I did, so we will never know how well it would have run.

He also had plate-fin Moroso trans cooler. He doesn't have to upgrade the clutches it was just a suggestion if wants to run his car hard and have it live.

Nitrous makes so much torque you don't need a converter really. Great if you wanna spent the money, but he'll get more out of a set of sticky tires.

Thanks for the compliment I've been a NX dealer for, ummm ten years...
08-04-2012 09:59 PM
daveyboy Let me know how you do
08-04-2012 12:23 PM
AllOutZX2
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Originally Posted by daveyboy View Post
On avererage 1/10 on the 60 is worth 2 to 3/10's in the quarter so a converter is needed.
as a matter of fact, my plan to get the mustang in the 12's involve a converter and a tune But only if the tun is nessissary for 12's
I agree, I'm going back to the track next week but the first time testing it I dropped 2/10th's on my 60ft in horrible weather with issues with my car. That's going from a 2200 rpm converter to a 3500rpm street converter.

I have no doubts in normal 70degree weather the car will pull 3/10th's better on the 60ft alone with the improved converter. That's good for over 1/2 a second in the 1/4.
08-03-2012 09:03 PM
daveyboy On avererage 1/10 on the 60 is worth 2 to 3/10's in the quarter so a converter is needed.
as a matter of fact, my plan to get the mustang in the 12's involve a converter and a tune But only if the tun is nessissary for 12's
08-03-2012 04:30 PM
AllOutZX2
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Originally Posted by dj4monie View Post
I haven't read the entire thread because I'm sure with these sorts of things most of it is complete nonsense or sparks of a impending flame war.

Here's it is simple....

You can use nitrous, however a 50-75hp shot is not going to get it done. Nitrous is torque not boost, you don't need a converter really, its just a waste of money. You do however need better clutches inside the transmission and more aggressive shifting (left in D).
Hold on here are you seriously saying a converter is a waste of money? You must not know anyone who installed a high stall converter in their car, if you did they would tell you it's one of the single best mods you can do to any automatic car. I have a Edge Racing 3500 stall and it is quite amazing how much faster it gets the car going drag racing and around the street.

What is a waste of money is clutches in a transmission if you don't need them. What you really do need is a plate and fin transmission cooler and higher line pressure especially for only a 50-75 shot. I recommend an upgraded valve body.

The rest of your information about nitrous is a great read.
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