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Old 08-05-2012, 01:12 PM   #71
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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.
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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.
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Old 08-08-2012, 01:39 AM   #73
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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
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