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Old 02-22-2006, 10:07 PM   #1
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Question 50 shot or 75 shot?

I have a 05' zx3 duratec 2.0L, air intake and about to replace the exhaust with 2 1/4 piping I know i have to open up the piping for more air flow but i guess my question would be what would be safe for this engine? A 50 shot or 75? I have a t.v. in my car to wich i will be running tuning programs and i am going with the zex system for the safest route. Some replys would be nice. Thanks.
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Old 02-25-2006, 02:14 AM   #2
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General rule of thumb is apparently 50% of the power you're producing is safe. IE: ~150hp, then a 75 shot is safe.
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Old 03-02-2006, 10:44 AM   #3
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Start with the 50 shot, get it running right, and then if you want you can easily go to a 75 ( all you have to do is change the jets ). I would get a tune if going to 75HP. Also read the nitrous sticky at the top of this page, it may answer a few questions.
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Old 03-02-2006, 12:43 PM   #4
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Get a tune and spray a 75 shot. I never even bothered wasting my time with a 50. Go big or go home. Don't be a wuss.
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Get a tune and spray a 75 shot. I never even bothered wasting my time with a 50. Go big or go home. Don't be a wuss.
Best to start small for testing though. Err on the side of caution when things can go boom.
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yep better to start off smaller unless you have experance with the gas but you would probably not be asking this question if you had.
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