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Old 08-03-2005, 10:04 AM   #91
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You run the possibility of melting them is what it boils down too (no pun intended). Symptoms I guess would be misfiring or dropped cylinders. Worst case scenarion you melt a piece off resulting in a busted valve or piston.
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Correct ^^^^ As when that little piece breaks off it has to go somewhere...

Also, the colder plugs help keep you from detonating a bit and this is a good thing!
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You should change your plugs for ANY shot of nitrous, or at least close the gap.
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Or if the plug gets hot enough and the intake valve opens, you can actually ignite any n2o in your intake/manifold, resulting in intake "POP". Believe me cause i blew my intake apart once.
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I just snagged a set-up from e-bay with NOS bottle, NX solenoids, purge, bottle opener, I also found a NOS rpm window switch and I already have the fuel line adapter. Still looking for a fuel pressure safety switch, and a bottle warmer.

The question I have is, should I return my ECM back to stock, or with a 50 shot, can I continue to run my 'street tune' from Wayne on the Xcal2?

I don't plan on using the 75 shot jets anytime soon, and would probably have a custom tune done for it, unless I can figure out how to 'trick' the computer into retarding itself on command, I have a theoryy on that, but that's for a different thread...
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i was just wondering if this was normal for the engine to do this when shooting nitrous ?

http://videos.streetfire.net/search/...F714FD467B.htm
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What can happen if you dont change out the spark plugs on an 80 shot? What would be the symptoms if they did go bad?
If you have proper fuel to your engine and have delt with the timing properly noting will happen to running the stock plugs with an 80 shot

If your melting tips off the plugs its because of to much Cyl Temp not plug heat range , this can be caused from to much Timing or to little fuel

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I agree with Tom, if the fuel is right, and the timing has been backed off a bit the plugs are of less of a concern.. Basically the plugs are an easy thing to do to help... With an 80 shot I would def. get some sort of tune in there, you are pushing the limits of a "bolt-on" nitrous hit.
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so then colder plugs are needed, or not even w/ a 50 shot...or would they be just for insurance??
and what affects do they have to the car when not using nitrous
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Basically they are a little cheap insurance. I ran mine on the stock plugs a few weeks and had no issues, but I changed my plugs and did a "tune-up" on the car and went with one heat range colder plug. With modern ignitions you will have no problems with a colder plug. Mine have been in there 28,000 miles with no issues
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