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Old 01-15-2008, 01:50 AM
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I'd like to add 60 more horsepower on my 03 mustang gt V8. Anybody have some honest suggestions??
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Nitrous is probably your cheapest route for 60+ rwhp.
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why 60 hp? umm. like he said nitrous.
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i'm kinda in the same boat, but i'm a little nervous about forced induction...heard too many nitrous horror stories. where's it stand for real though?
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A 50 shot would be very safe all you would need is a change of plugs and 93 octane to spray that. Nitrous is like any power adder, if you dont know what your doing you will ruinin your motor. The stories are from badly informed people or what others have read over the internet.

Im over 3 years untuned on a 125/150shot from compucar.
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i'm kinda in the same boat, but i'm a little nervous about forced induction...heard too many nitrous horror stories. where's it stand for real though?

FYI: nitrous is not forced induction. Its a power adder.
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FYI: nitrous is not forced induction. Its a power adder.
Which brings me to anther point, go look in the power section for lots of info on nitrous kit, how to use, what you need etc... we have alot of threads on this subject.
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how much is nitrous? btw, aren't those illegal?
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In some states any modification is technically illegal (to my knowledge) but cops usually let it slide unless you abuse the power on the open road.
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so let's say i put nitrous, do i need to add any pre-requesite parts before i put nitrous or i can just put the nitrous?
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so let's say i put nitrous, do i need to add any pre-requesite parts before i put nitrous or i can just put the nitrous?
Uhh - a tuner, and a tune for the nitrous. lol
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You dont need a tune for a 50/75 shot they are very small conservative power amounts. you can add it to a totally stock car, just need to change the spark plugs out to a heat rang colder, and run 93 octane fuel when you use your kit.
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You dont need a tune for a 50/75 shot they are very small conservative power amounts. you can add it to a totally stock car, just need to change the spark plugs out to a heat rang colder, and run 93 octane fuel when you use your kit.
the man pegged it. Safest 50-60hp you'll ever add is a 50 shot from a dry kit.
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so let's say i put nitrous, do i need to add any pre-requesite parts before i put nitrous or i can just put the nitrous?
Some depends, a bag of frozen pee's and a counciler

The depends are for the first time you feel that extra 150 set you back and you **** yourself
The bag of frozen pee's are for after you hit yourself up side your head for not going the nitrous route as the 2nd mod you done
And the counciler is because after you hit n20 for the first time, you will need someone to talk to about your new addiction

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