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Old 12-10-2008, 08:08 PM   #1
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Nitrous, worth it?

4.0 mustang, manual, single flowmaster 40/cutouts... I was considering a 50 or a 75 shot of NOS at most. Is this mod worth it? Has anyone done this to a similar car? Any feedback would be appreciated!

I'm trying to figure out if it's worth it for such a small amount of boost, but I don't want to do 100 or more, I'm scared I'll blow the motor up...

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go big!! 250shot
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Old 12-10-2008, 11:25 PM   #3
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Re: Nitrous, worth it?

im against it just because i was in the place you are and i realized that if you give to big a shot you will hurt the car in one way or another.

go for something else to add power. go for a supercharger instead
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Re: Nitrous, worth it?

50 or 75 wouldnt hurt it.....

To bad. There is always a risk going with nitrous.
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Re: Nitrous, worth it?

Its expensive ( you may not think so but when all is said and done you will be thinking... why didnt I just go with a blower)

Its illegal to use on a public highway

Overtime its not great for the engine

To much hassle with it for a DD... for a track car sure though
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didnt read other posts....nitrous is always worth it imo
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Ive used Nitrous for years. no problems just dont be a dumb with it. use non platinum plugs 1-2 steps colder and 91 or better fuel. what ever system you get, make sure it uses a wot or tps switch.
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Re: Nitrous, worth it?

Yeah, you have to think about what you intend to use it for and how often.
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definitely worth it, i had a 100 shot on my old 3.8... it was fun
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