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To HPDJV on the NOS: I have an ultra violet 2004. No change on the trans shifting...(no problems yet either). I have a 100 shot in right now. Capable of 250 but I wouldn't go there without internal mods. I have it set to come on at 3000rpm where we make the most out of our SSR's. Haven't done the track with it yet because I can't find nitrous here in this little town in Arkansas where I'm visiting. No problem staying with most mustangs and camaro's on the street though. Yeah I know it's illegal but sometimes I just can't help it. They usually follow me to ask "what I have in it". The 10 lb bottle last quite a long time. You normally only have it on for 6 to 8 seconds while under WOT. There is a formula to figure the useage out but it escapes me at the moment. I'll try to look it up for you. I have quick disconnect fittings on the bottle in my saddle bag so I can pull it in seconds and drop it off. Pick up the next day and it's right back in. Honestly, though I use it so infreguently that I'll go for 8 or so months before a refill. R, Spook
 

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A curious luddite askes about NOX

How is NOX setup. I mean, does it flow for as long as you hold the button, or is it setup with a timer for max allowed bursts? Or are there other kinds of limiters.
 

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It depends on how you set it up. In my particular case I have two toggle switches in the cockpit. One turns the bottle on and off and the other activates the system. I then placed a micro switch on the gas pedal that is activated only at full throttle and a rev limiter that only allows it to activate at 3000rpm and above (to keep the engine safe). When WOT is achieved at 3000rpm... hold on. The boost is tremendous and instantaneous. Until you arm the bottle and the switch nothing can happen. If you arm the bottle and the switch then the system is waiting for WOT and 3000rpm. Hopefully I've answered your question. If not let me know and I will explain it a little better. The nice thing about nitrous is it cools everything going into the combustion chamber. So it doesn't take much to really feel a difference. Having NOS on a super or turbo charged car makes incredible power because of that effect. Nitrous gets a bad reputation sometimes that is actually caused by a poorly tuned motor, or timing way off, etc. A properly tuned car using horsepower shots 50% of your original horsepower rating is easily achieved with no internal mods. I know people shoot more than that but I personnaly will not run the risk. R, Spook
 
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Was yours a complete "kit" from somewhere ? Would love to know more. I've got an 03 ... and I'm getting really tired of my younger brother being able to beat my down with his cheap Dodge Neon SRT-4.
 

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The kit is made specifically for the LS motors (which is basically what we have...all the generation III stuff is pretty interchangeable). This was my first look at nitrous I have several cars with turbo's and superchargers and have built a slew of motors. Initially I didn't want to do anything to radical with my SSR but the horsepower bug has kind of bitten me. I was building an LS-6 to pop in but now may hold out for the crate motor LS-7. Anyway back to the nitrous. The kit is made by "COLD FUSION NITROUS". You can probably look it up on the internet. It's a wet kit which is good if you want more HP later. You can go dry if you wish and it's a very easy hook up. But I gotta tell you this one is not that hard if you have any mechanical skills at all. If you would like to know more I can give you all kinds of info and the website to look up the installation instructions. R, Spook

Also you can kind of use this formula as a general rule of thumb: 10HP per pound per minute.
 

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nitrious kit

spook have you had any problems throwing codes when you have used your nitrious? thanks burt
 

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spook could you send me the information on the website for install and sure would like to see some pictures if your setup. thanks burt
 

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Burt: I'm on my way to Spain for awhile. I think I have some digital photo's in some of my baggage. I should be in my house in Moron around Wednesday or Thursday. I'll look to see if I have them with me, and if so send them to you. I took the saddle bags out and cut the inside (side closest to the side bed of the truck), so that the 10lb bottle would fit inside of the saddle bag and not be seen or in the way when I raised the bed cover. If you also pull the bed liner there is a rubber plug in the front left of the bed (right corned too...I think) that is perfect for running the braided steel nitrous line under the car along the frame and up into the engine bay. I ran mine up the left side because it comes out near the fuse box and the fuel rail. In additon on the left side engine compartment there is an alum bracket with a hole in it that is perfect for attaching the 2 solonoids. You'll just need to find a bolt and lock nut to use. I elected to put 2 aircraft style (safety switch guarded) into my center console. That was a pain. If you've never removed an SSR center console, it's a real eye opener. Go to the chevy dealer and have them run you a micro fish blow up of the console and it will save you plenty of hassles. Lastly I didn't want to have to open my hatch and saddle bags everytime I wanted to turn the nitrous bottle on so I bought (about $160) an electric bottle opener that I can activate from the drivers seat. Hope this helps in case I have no pictures. I'll have to run down to the car (SSR is in storage in my Grandfathers shop) and find the info on the website. I'll try to do that before I leave. R, Spook
 
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