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Posts: 229
From: mn
Registered: Feb 2003

posted 03-20-2003 05:35 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for stinger   Click Here to Email stinger     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I just talked too a buddy around the corner from my house who works in a garage and he was putting n.o.s in his cobra. Is this stuff safe? I dont know much about it. I did a search but didnt come up with much. What type of engines can it be used on? Can u get a kit for a relatively stock engine? Do u have too use a special carb? Just trying too figure out whats what. He is the first person around here that Ive seen use it. Yes, I am from a small backwoods town. Originally from philly, but now i am in the sticks.

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From: Sonoma,CA,USA
Registered: Mar 2000

posted 03-20-2003 10:28 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for steve'66   Click Here to Email steve'66     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote

It's just another power adder. Used correctly it is no more "dangerous" than a blower or a turbo. Do a little research on the web and a search on this forum and you'll find all kinds of good info.

Good luck,


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From: Austin, Tx
Registered: Aug 2002

posted 03-20-2003 11:06 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for 68DARKHORSE   Click Here to Email 68DARKHORSE     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Anything you do to your car can be conisdered cheating, to someone who doesn't have all of your mods.

If a part is available to everyone, how is it cheating? No one ever gives up all their mods anyway.

If your motor is solid, why pull the heads or change the cam, when you can spray it?

Personally, I want my engine to last. I Know a proper NOS setup will not damage your engine, but if your fuel system leans-out or quits, your engine is scrap.

I like being able to say, "all motor". But, my motor is stroked. If I look under your hood, I'll find your extra lines and solenoids. Can you see my crank?

The only thing that really gets respect is the amount of work YOU put into your car.

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From: Ont, Canada
Registered: Mar 2002

posted 03-20-2003 11:39 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for mustangboy     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I've come to have more respect than I used to for nitrous,but you still get these guys that say there car is absolutely stock or that it doesn't have nitrous.You line em up and smoke the guy out of the hole,pull em a little in second,another length in 3rd and all of a sudden he is a car length and half in front of you as you hit high gear.When its all over and you've lost you say whats up with that and the guy will say oh thats just where my cam starts to pull really good.Yeah right

1968 mustang j-code [email protected], stock ported heads,weiand exellerator,650 holley DP,hedman hedders,comp 292 Magnum cam,4-speed,8 inch 4.11 detroit locker

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From: Dacula, GA
Registered: Sep 2000

posted 03-21-2003 11:00 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for MrWesson22   Click Here to Email MrWesson22     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Nitrous isn't cheating unless you're hiding it. If you didn't pull up much on a search, try searching for nitrous and not for NOS as that is just a brand name.


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