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1st day with nitrous......

hey guys,

This thing is bad to the bone with a 75hp wet shot!

Here is the breakdown on everything......
Stock with 752 miles, front air intake scoop mod, pass side brake duct mod,
170* t-stat, ice on intake, flat punching it, with ABS fuse out.
12.85@104.5 with a 1.79 60ft time. sea level track, 50* outside. 4-8-07.

today 4-29-07, 73* out same track, all the same stuff, except dual brake
scoop ducts routed to bottom intake silencer hole (done nicer) NGK iridium
plugs gapped at .042. and a wet 1999 Nitrous Works fuel injection set-up
75hp shot.....that was prolly rich due to the Jeeps having 58psi fuel pressure.

First pass, 12.36@109.0 with a 1.67 60ft. I had the button in my hand and
was hitting it the instant after launch and releasing it only during shifts.

The 2nd pass, I got greedy and try to hit it the instant I floored the truck on
the last yellow.......spun, and instantly shifted into 2nd, same off & on down
the track, and ran a dissappointing 12.80@108.5 with a 1.97 60ft.

..... on another note......I mainly just go to the track to make a few runs and
see what I can do, even in my Cobra.......I haven't really raced at the track
to race in over 3 years. With 2 young kids etc, I just don't like sitting at the
track 9-10 hours on a Sunday to get my 2 time runs and then attempt eliminations.
....these Jeeps are bad though, my lights today were .051 and .040, not even
trying. One day I am gonna stick it out and run the whole day. I don't like
hanging out there all day in the 80* plus weather sweating either. I guess I am
just getting old. (37 haha)

See below pictures of the SRT8 Jeep in it's natural habitat.

...and the Bazooka tube I put in the hatch to mess with everyone. The real
bottle is mounted in the pass side rear fender well. I taped it up so you
couldn't see hints of blue when looked at.

I don't really think I am going to do anymore to this thing, because it is my
only driver now, and it is a lease........haha. I hope no Chrysler Financial people
are browsing this board.

later...
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I don't really think I am going to do anymore to this thing, because it is my
only driver now, and it is a lease........haha. I hope no Chrysler Financial people
are browsing this board.

later...

LOL, Good deal. Nice times! Remember it is a lease BEAT THE CRAP OUT OF IT.

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ARIZONA SPEED & MARINE Vortech SuperCharger Kit, ASM Phenolic Spacers, UniChip,
B&G StageII, UniChip, Kenne Bell Boost a Pump, Walsh Racing Heat Exchanger.

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Re: 1st day with nitrous......

Im hoping your not pulling our legs with that Bazzoka bass tube that looks like a NOS tank!! And if so why not shoot a 125 shot, ive installed many Kits on these trucks and the 300s thay hold up just fine. FYI you should mount the tank with the bottom facing back never sidways. But sidways is ok on the bass tube!!!!!!!!!!

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Im hoping your not pulling our legs with that Bazzoka bass tube that looks like a NOS tank!! And if so why not shoot a 125 shot, ive installed many Kits on these trucks and the 300s thay hold up just fine. FYI you should mount the tank with the bottom facing back never sidways. But sidways is ok on the bass tube!!!!!!!!!!

The car number on his time slip matches the number on his window....

I am sure he has nos. Or he is very clever!

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Re: 1st day with nitrous......

it's straight up and down with the tube to the rear mounted up in the fender.

...I know about the sideways no-no. Alot of non racers mount bottles wrong.

thanks for the comments.

I may try a 100 shot with the fuel a little leaner next time, but I am not going
to race this every week, and have no real urgency to run it in 90* summer heat.
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Do you recommend this to everyone who goes to the track or do you think zex has a good kit?
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it's straight up and down with the tube to the rear mounted up in the fender.

...I know about the sideways no-no. Alot of non racers mount bottles wrong.

thanks for the comments.

I may try a 100 shot with the fuel a little leaner next time, but I am not going
to race this every week, and have no real urgency to run it in 90* summer heat.
Nitrous brings its own cool/dense 02 to the party, so ambient air temp really doesn't mean nearly as much as when N/A or blown. Go ahead and run her next week.
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Nitrous brings its own cool/dense 02 to the party, so ambient air temp really doesn't mean nearly as much as when N/A or blown. Go ahead and run her next week.
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Ok, Wow. I need details on the fender well mount. If you check over at the ****** boards, I am killing myself trying to think of a stealth install. Pics and details please.
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..sorry guys, I thought I attached the up facing rear fender shot showing the
real bottle mounted. I must have forgot to post that one.

I will post tonight, all of the NOS pictures including the fuel line "mess" under
the hood. .....where the solenoids are hidden.

The Bazooka tube is just for looks and a big joke really, I need to hook it
up so it works. I should have gotten the smaller one though.

The 1 photo in my original post shows the rear from the outside and you can
see the bottle slightly hanging down, covered in black duct tape.

I almost always fabricate my own nitrous systems out of components.

Everybody over thinks nitrous and what you need. You don't need a $600+
system because it says it is made for such & such a vehicle.

I had this system on my wife's LT1 Firebird in 1999. Been boxed since 2001.

I have enough stuff now to piece another system together minus a few
fittings and some line. I always make my own dry shots. They can be done
and hidden for less than $200.

I'll post some more stuff tonight.

...also I realize nitrous "makes it's own weather" but you can't tell me that if
you run a 12.3 in the 75* heat, and race it the exact same way in 40* temps
it won't pick up? you know......

I got greedy on my 2nd pass and try to hit the button at the instant I floored
the Jeep and it spun and went right into 2nd. 12.8@108, w/1.94 60ft.
Best way so far (1 pass haha) is to floor truck, let it move, then hit button.
1.67 60ft felt awesome, I was getting my timeslip when the 14.6 95 Stang I
raced was crossing the finish line in his lane.......haha. Everybody at the track
was checking out my ride, it was cool. HEMI baby!

P.S. good spark plugs are key to safety with NOS also!
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