Post Tagged with: "nitrous oxide"

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Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: What Those Nitrous Bottle Codes Mean & Why They Matter

What does this code on my nitrous bottle signify? — M.A. Jeff Smith: The stamp on your bottle represents the date it was certified—in your case December 2017. Each nitrous […]

How Tos

How to Choose a Nitrous System

The principle is simple: Air and fuel plus ignition equals horsepower; therefore, more air and fuel equals more horsepower. It’s the equation that nitrous systems manufacturers use to help produce […]

Q&A / Tech

Ask Away: Optimizing Your Nitrous System with Proper Bottle Pressure

I recently installed a NOS Cheater nitrous system on my car and we took it to a chassis dyno to test the system. The jets were rated at 150 hp […]

Q&A / Tech

Mailbag: Engine Prep Tips for Nitrous Oxide

You’ve got questions. We’ve got the answers—the Summit Racing tech department tackles your automotive-related conundrums. This week, we’re providing some basic nitrous system guidelines. J.H. Huntsville, TX Q: My 1998 3.8L Camaro is […]

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Bottle Basics: Nitrous Baseline Tuning Recommendations for NOS Systems

In a separate Mailbag post, we responded to a question about choosing a nitrous oxide system. Although nitrous oxide is a rather simple concept, tuning your engine to take advantage of the […]

Q&A / Tech

Mailbag: Nitrous Basics for Big Block Performance

You’ve got questions. We’ve got the answers—the Summit Racing tech department tackles your automotive-related conundrums. This week, we’re talking about nitrous system setups. T.H. Washington, D.C. Q: I’m putting together […]

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Mailbag: Camshaft Lobe Separation, Nitrous Oxide & How They Relate

Got questions? We’ve got the answers—the Summit Racing tech department tackles your automotive-related conundrums. This week, we examine ideal camshaft lobe separation for nitrous applications. D.M. Pitman, NJ Q: Can you […]

BBC 454 with nitrous by Classic Cars from UK
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Mailbag: Rebuilding a Chevy 454 for Nitrous Oxide Use

You’ve got questions, we’ve got answers. We work with the Summit Racing tech department to help you tackle your auto-related conundrums. In this week’s Mailbag, we’re rebuilding a big block Chevrolet engine to […]

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How Tos

How to Choose the Right Street Cam (Part 2): The 8 Things You’ll Need to Know

If the rotating assembly is the heart and soul of your engine, the camshaft is the brains. It controls the movement of the entire valvetrain, telling the valve when to […]