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Old 04-22-2011, 07:19 PM   #1
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Has anyone with Nitrous had problems?

I plan on getting a nitrous system soon (still not sure of the best system for me) but I was wondering, Has anyone had any OEM parts fail? Like engine internals or tranny issues? I heard that our V6 A6 tranny is only rated at 400hp...makes me nervous...
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Old 04-22-2011, 10:48 PM   #2
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2 bottles with a 55 shot and I'm still good, I haven't heard of anyone having a problem
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Old 04-23-2011, 08:50 AM   #3
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actually, i think my car knocked so hard, that my car went into a safe mode. Had very little power and my car was louder. I had to shut the car off. after a few seconds i started her back up and she ran fine.
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Old 04-23-2011, 11:25 AM   #4
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Do it right and you will have no issues. I am moving up to a 150 shot. Might have an issue with enough fuel to do it but time will tell.
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Do it right and you will have no issues. I am moving up to a 150 shot. Might have an issue with enough fuel to do it but time will tell.
Do you have that window switch in yet? (I suffer from CRS). what about a 2 stage set up?
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Old 04-23-2011, 12:22 PM   #6
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Do you have that window switch in yet? (I suffer from CRS). what about a 2 stage set up?
Nope and Nope.... Not sure I need either at this point. I may get my window switch up and running but my nitrous guy doesnt seem to be concerned so long as Im up in rpms b4 I launch. He says I will prolly lose some time with the window switch active.
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Nope and Nope.... Not sure I need either at this point. I may get my window switch up and running but my nitrous guy doesnt seem to be concerned so long as Im up in rpms b4 I launch. He says I will prolly lose some time with the window switch active.
You are making me nervous, my friend... Very nervous...
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Nope and Nope.... Not sure I need either at this point. I may get my window switch up and running but my nitrous guy doesnt seem to be concerned so long as Im up in rpms b4 I launch. He says I will prolly lose some time with the window switch active.
I'm curious as to why this would be? is your nitrous activated by throttle position(WOT), or with a button?
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Old 04-23-2011, 06:56 PM   #9
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What systems are people having the best luck with? Are you guys only running the Zex?
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Old 04-23-2011, 07:27 PM   #10
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Do it right and you will have no issues. I am moving up to a 150 shot. Might have an issue with enough fuel to do it but time will tell.
Is your kit wet or dry and are you an auto or manual? I have the M6, and im thinking of a 125 or 150 dry shot, before I get my turbo..maybe after
and what else do you have on your rockin V6?

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Old 04-23-2011, 07:59 PM   #11
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What systems are people having the best luck with? Are you guys only running the Zex?
I'm running the NX. Most are running a Zex. RHD pieced his own setup together with NOS, and Zex(I believe).

I love my NX setup but just as the Zex guys have stated, I believe they're off on the jets(trying to keep them well in the safe area).
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Old 04-23-2011, 08:03 PM   #12
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Is your kit wet or dry and are you an auto or manual? I have the M6, and im thinking of a 125 or 150 dry shot, before I get my turbo..maybe after
and what else do you have on your rockin V6?
We're all running wet shots and he's an auto, I'm a manual.

I haven't heard anyone push into the dry shots on the v6 here(and 150hp shot is a good bit). If it's something you are definitely going to do(go dry) post up your results. I like the safety net involved in knowing the extra fuel is going to be there.
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We're all running wet shots and he's an auto, I'm a manual.

I haven't heard anyone push into the dry shots on the v6 here(and 150hp shot is a good bit). If it's something you are definitely going to do(go dry) post up your results. I like the safety net involved in knowing the extra fuel is going to be there.
Thanks, im not for-sure on it yet. and I would prob start with a smaller shot. 75-100-125-150. move up progressively I don't know a whole lot about spray. but my friend, the guy who's gunna help me build and tune my turbo, knows a bunch
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Old 04-23-2011, 08:55 PM   #14
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I'm running the NX. Most are running a Zex. RHD pieced his own setup together with NOS, and Zex(I believe).

I love my NX setup but just as the Zex guys have stated, I believe they're off on the jets(trying to keep them well in the safe area).
What made you pick the NX system?
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Old 04-23-2011, 09:31 PM   #15
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I'm running the NX. Most are running a Zex. RHD pieced his own setup together with NOS, and Zex(I believe).

I love my NX setup but just as the Zex guys have stated, I believe they're off on the jets(trying to keep them well in the safe area).
I just got my zex last week, and the small jets that were supposed to be 55shot was dead on. So I'm thinking they fixed the problem.
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Old 04-24-2011, 08:37 AM   #16
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I just got my zex last week, and the small jets that were supposed to be 55shot was dead on. So I'm thinking they fixed the problem.
Wow. Maybe they actually listened to people in this thread. That's a good thing. What jets are they now recommending for what power levels?

I went with NX for a few reasons.
At the time it was early on with the Zex and some of the early kits that were getting sent out were having issues. Some fittings were incorrect, jets were off(as I had already stated) and I believe the first guy to put the kit the nitrous module(on my kit it's a solenoid, Zex has a module with the fuel/nitrous together) was defective. He took it to the track and ran slower due to extra fuel and no nitrous. Zex has corrected their issues as far as I know, but I was looking at another way at the time.
I saw NX had their kit out so I started talking with them about the kit and everything they have for our car. They were quick with responses if I emailed, and if I called I talked to a person. Then I just ran into a great deal on an NX GM EFI kit($350+shipping for the whole kit minus the TPS sensor). They sold me the additional part to make that kit work with our throttle by wire and some jets and I was in business.
And finally. They are a Texas company that isn't too far from me.
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I'll have to get back to you on the jet sizes. He just threw the smallest size on the car and we went from there. I ran 54whp on what was supposed to be 55shot jets.

edit: it came with 3 pairs.
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Old 04-24-2011, 09:10 AM   #18
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i run a 520 horsepower shot. its set up properly and works perfect.
nitrous does not break anything, its the improper use or set up that destroys parts.

start getting books on the subject to learn.
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i run a 520 horsepower shot. its set up properly and works perfect.
nitrous does not break anything, its the improper use or set up that destroys parts.

start getting books on the subject to learn.
lol wut?! You got a dyno sheet?
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Old 04-24-2011, 11:46 AM   #20
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A bunch of us are running Cold Fusion Nitrous kits w/ zero problems. I have a 200 shot and tranny is slipping now in 3rd and 4th but that's just a by-product of too much HP. Will be all fixed up by Wednesday...
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another problem with the v6, there are no aftermarket clutches...
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Old 04-24-2011, 02:32 PM   #23
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i run a 520 horsepower shot. its set up properly and works perfect.
nitrous does not break anything, its the improper use or set up that destroys parts.

start getting books on the subject to learn.
my 520 hp shot is not on my camaro but my dragster.
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