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Old 01-11-2012, 09:36 PM   #1
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Nos on a 4.0

I have a 2009 mustang 4.0 I was considering adding nos to it. But my only problem was how big a shot do I want to go with any suggestions?
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Not entirely sure, but i think its like 75 at the most with a really good tune. If youre worried about breaking stuff, it might be safer to go smaller. But a good tune cant be stressed enough...its a must
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IMO if your willing to drop that much on NO2 make sure you have other mods first. Seems almost pointless to do if you have none other. Not saying you don't but just a good factor to consider. And nos is a brand... NO2 is nitrous
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Thanks for the advice on doing other mods to the motor first. And on the nos correction
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Yeah you won't feel any difference unless your letting out the NO2. So it makes it a expensive mod for a few seconds. Plus with other mods it'll help the CO2 breathe and add more!
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Not to mention you're gonna have to upgrade to an 8.8 GT rear axle, better brakes, handling and suspension needs to be changed and lowered for safe handling at high speeds and to play it safe I would get a stronger lighter carbon fiber or aluminum drive shaft
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Re: Nos on a 4.0

Nitrous is a track only power adder - not street friendly, and it would be VERY expensive to run on the street anyway. So if you are planning to put it on your car I assume you will be going to the drag strip. Nitrous isn't for a road course, it is a quick power adder for the 1/4 mile so no need to lower the car like someone said - you aren't all that worried about handling in a straight line. The stock driveshaft will be fine too - you won't exceed the tolerance in the 1/4 mile - but the aluminum driveshaft is a good mod anyway.

You will need the 8.8 and tlok, otherwise you won't get the power to the ground, and you will break the 7.5 before long with the torque of the nitrous. Also upgrade the lower control arms on the rear end.

A 75 shot is safe, people have gone to the 100 but when I had it my tuner (Lidio at Alternative Auto) didn't recommend going any higher.

As far as engine mods, the 4.0 can handle it fine - with a proper tune. Brakes will be fine too, no need for different set up there. By the time you get through the traps you will be lifting and coasting and the car will be operating as naturally aspirated so no different than stopping from any speed.

The Zex kit that I had was very easy to install. Get a window switch though - don't rely upon the kit learning wide open throttle, it will fire off very low in the RPM and that is "bad." Set the window switch so it blocks the tach signal from your nitrous controller until you pass at least 2,300 rpm - if you have a stick you want the upper limit set so that when you shift, or miss a shift, you don't over rev too.

Here's some comparison dyno sheets. The torque of nitrous is amazing, I always enjoyed it, just got tired of filling up the bottle every track visit and got a great deal on my supercharger.
With just a C&L and tune


With a 75 shot of nitrous
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Is the 8.8 important cause I was planning to do install a t-lok along with 3:73 gears .
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Re: Nos on a 4.0

Worst modding decision I ever made was trying to build the 7.5 up and putting in the tlok, 3.73's and the LPW girdle. It was more expensive than the 8.8 I ended up swapping in, and I still broke it with just a CAI and a set of drag radials. Nitrous would have blown it up worse - I had the nitrous 75% installed (hadn't tapped the intake yet or finished the wiring) and if I had the nitrous with that big torque hit it would have blown up even worse.

Look at the dyno sheet and how quickly the torque hits - nitrous is immediate and not linear like other power adders.
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Dude the torque shot up like that's amazing. I'm have to get me a bottle soon.
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