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NOS In a 4cylinder?

Discussion in '4 Cylinder' started by OFFROADCARWASH, Apr 30, 2009.

  1. Apr 30, 2009 at 5:39 PM
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    OFFROADCARWASH

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    I have a chance right now to run Nitrous Oxide in My 2.7L 4Cylinder.
    Could I do it or what are the problems?
     
  2. Apr 30, 2009 at 5:41 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    How much of a shot? Are you going to add fueling, or is it a wet kit?
     
  3. Apr 30, 2009 at 5:42 PM
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    dud122

    dud122 rabble rabble rabble

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    NOS in general wears a lot on engines...if it is any worse on 4 the 4 banger i couldn't tell ya....


    seems like a lot of ricers out there do it though
     
  4. Apr 30, 2009 at 5:43 PM
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    beastlytaco

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    well, if its not done right theres always the chance of blowing your engine, and your truck catching on fire. Its a Good idea to ALWAYS have a fire extinguisher on board.
     
  5. Apr 30, 2009 at 5:44 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    If done right, It shouldnt do any more damage than a turbo, or SC. The main 2 benafits of No2 are, it cools the intake temp, and adds more oxogen to the charge. I have used it many times, and the only problem I had was when my buddy hit it (150 hp set up) while my car was in neutral. :(
     
  6. Apr 30, 2009 at 5:52 PM
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    AHHHHHHHHHHHHH.....I think you mean EX-buddy no??

    Much like chris said-
    I've had this discussion with several folks who have installed/used NOS for various things. If you spend the time and money to do it right....You are not at any additional risk of damage to the car than you are from driving it at all.

    That being said- Wide Open Throttle and some other things need to happen most of the time you are going to ride the bottle- What are you trying to do with your truck that you are thinking about spray??
     
  7. Apr 30, 2009 at 5:56 PM
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    dud122 rabble rabble rabble

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    i guess i didn't mean damage... more like faster wear... which could lead to damage

    do the tacoma's have forged internals (pistons, rods...etc)? or are they cast?

    stronger internal components will allow your engine to take higher shots due to the tremendous amount of heat and force the results from the nitrous
     
  8. Apr 30, 2009 at 6:09 PM
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    Pistons are Cast. The con rods and crank are forged. Though the pistons are cast, strength is not compromised due to the design of the piston, and being as the 1 GR-FE has a relatively long stroke, the piston sheds any heat build up rapidly. From what I have heard, the piston on the 1 GR-FE can stay around 300* under WOT, so heat wont be an issue to weakening it either.
     
  9. Apr 30, 2009 at 6:10 PM
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    After detroying the top end of my 327.....Yes....very much an EX friend. :)
     
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    Honestly WTF I dont understand why you bought a toyota 4 banger to try and make it go fast. All this talk of superchargers and nitrous makes me sick. If you want a fast vehicle by a sportscar. If you need the supercharger for offroad capabilities then I sorta understand. But otherwise Its a fcukin truck man.
     
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    He just wants the best of both worlds.
     
  12. Oct 29, 2009 at 9:41 AM
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    why do you want to run nos? what are you looking to gain from this?
     
  13. Oct 29, 2009 at 9:45 AM
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    You resurrected an old thread just to complain?
     
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    no I simply told my view on a stupid decision. I dont care about any old thread before this. Why were on this why dont we put nos on our lawnmowers also, and then you could race other lawnmowers at the lawnmower strip.
     
  15. Oct 29, 2009 at 5:03 PM
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    Does it make you feel better to complain about it rather than not open/ignore the thread?
     
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    It really bothers me that people refer to Nitrous Oxide as NOS. N.O.S is a Company (Nitrous Oxide Systems). N2O is nitrous oxide. It bothers me even more when people say the word NOS instead of the initials N.O.S.

    Sorry about the bitching.
     
  17. Oct 29, 2009 at 5:07 PM
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    So can I twin turbo and supercharger my taco while running my 100 shot?

    I'm also trying to keep around 22mpg.
     
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    power to weight ratio maybe? a better balanced vehicle? better handling characteristics vs. the 6? maybe the whole THEY DON'T MAKE REGULAR CABS WITH V6s....
     
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    Thats exactly what I was thinking, but didnt waste my breath.
     
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    I think that double forced induction will support a 150 shot, get to it!
     
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