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what engine parts do i need to run nitrous i know i need forged pistions but what else do i need so i dont blow my engine up????
 

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Nitrous is fine with a stock engine as long as you keep the HP boost to 100 or so and pay attention to the details...

Really, the only thing I'd add would be an electric fuel pump, properly interlocked with the ignition and nitrous, a good fuel filter and a good set of mechanical guages.

You might consider upgrading the ignition system since cylinder pressures do rise with the addtional charge densities from nitrous.

If you keep detonation and pre-ignition from nipping at your heels, you shouldn't get too bloody from squeeze...*G*


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I've put Nitros on one car. It was only a 50 horsepower shot. I read up on it before & the main thing is not to put too big of a shot on a engine. Like Cam said, you'll need to get more gas to the engine. So a electric fuelpump or a hi-performance mechanical pump is needed. If I'm correct NOS leans the engine out. This is where people get into trouble with pistons coming apart on them. If you have a good engine let's say mildly hopped-up then you could go 100hp.
But, say the engine can handle the extra power. What about the transmission & rearend? Everything needs to be in good condition.

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