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I don't know hardly anything about nitrous but I'm interested in finding out ****. Suppose I wanted to put nitrous on my 1993, Chevrolet S10, standard transmission, v6 2.8 liter. What would I need to put a nitrous system on it?
 

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I don't know hardly anything about nitrous but I'm interested in finding out ****. Suppose I wanted to put nitrous on my 1993, Chevrolet S10, standard transmission, v6 2.8 liter. What would I need to put a nitrous system on it?
Any time N2O is used, the engine has to be in very good condition- good ring seal, tight bearings, good oil pressure, etc.

It's my personal opinion that using nitrous on your 2.8L V6 Chevy will prolly be the kiss of death. They are not a particularly strong engine.

If you are determined, there are kits available (Venom, Nitrous Express) for $600-$800.
 

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50 horse power is not a speed.It is a huge increase in power for that engine in stock form.Look into kits like cobalt said,read the instructions,ask where you can get the bottle refilled,ask what a refill costs and how long the bottle lasts,also ask about expiry of the NO2 canister
 

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I think you are thinking about acceleration not speed.If you add horse power and torque,then you will accelerate quicker to a point when traction becomes an issue.Maybe give a full explanation as to what you are trying to accomplish and we can give you a bunch of ideas.Then you pick out the plan that works best for you and your situation.Just remember,NO2 is not a magic part that makes something spectacular.It does make impressive power increases,but it has a big cost
 

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The 4.3 V6 was available in your truck. The motor stands and et cetera are available from the junkyard, so putting in the 4.3L V6 could be an inexpensive swap.

There are also kits available to bolt in a 350 SBC engine in place of the 2.8L V6 for that matter. Either one of these options would blow the 2.8L away.

Just something to consider.

There are several s10 forums like http://www.s10forums.com/forums/, http://www.s10v8.com/, and others.
 

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A pox on spammers

This is exactly what I want to know .
*****************************. What you REALLY want is to place your spam onto the site.

Don't you realize when we select "Quote" below your post, that we can see the following spam addys?

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And surely you being so clever and all, you have to realize when we left click on your screen name and select "Find all posts by wilfredes", that we can see the other posts where you have planted your spam??
 

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Punk. Too bad.

Anybody reading this and considering nitrous. It does not work out in small stock engines that well. My integra has a 1.8L AEMint/DCheader/Tanabe exh and kind of peppy. Pic in album. In the late 90's installed a single fog wet kit 50 and 75 hp jets. Not that impressive and not a big diffence in acceleration. Made 127 wheel hp Natural, and 170 wheel hp at 75hp jet shot on the chassis dyno. Limited at 7600rpm. After year 2000 the laws were enforced, and the bottle has not been racked in 10+ years.
 

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Punk. Too bad.

Anybody reading this and considering nitrous. It does not work out in small stock engines that well. My integra has a 1.8L AEMint/DCheader/Tanabe exh and kind of peppy. Pic in album. In the late 90's installed a single fog wet kit 50 and 75 hp jets. Not that impressive and not a big diffence in acceleration. Made 127 wheel hp Natural, and 170 wheel hp at 75hp jet shot on the chassis dyno. Limited at 7600rpm. After year 2000 the laws were enforced, and the bottle has not been racked in 10+ years.
Spinn, when you say "after 2000 the laws were enforced...", does that mean you could be cited for just having the system even though you weren't using it?
 

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That is correct, people were using a remote to crack the bottle valve. In the end of the 90's police enforced and ticketed for the bottle racked and filled. Did not matter if the valve was open and/or if the system was charged. Then early 00's people made fake sub boxes with bottles in them to hide. I was never into the nitrous scene that much. Really do not like giving the police a reason to disturb me. So my integra has the bottle removed. The solenoid box , and lines are all hooked up. My nozzle is underneath the plenum and cannot be seen from above.

Another thing they ticket is filling race gas directly to the vehicle at the pump. You have to pump into a gas can first.
 

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That is correct, people were using a remote to crack the bottle valve. In the end of the 90's police enforced and ticketed for the bottle racked and filled. Did not matter if the valve was open and/or if the system was charged. Then early 00's people made fake sub boxes with bottles in them to hide. I was never into the nitrous scene that much. Really do not like giving the police a reason to disturb me. So my integra has the bottle removed. The solenoid box , and lines are all hooked up. My nozzle is underneath the plenum and cannot be seen from above.

Another thing they ticket is filling race gas directly to the vehicle at the pump. You have to pump into a gas can first.
Now the nitrous thing I can understand. Actually, I approve.

But pumping gas into a can first, THEN pour it into the car??? That's a foolish "law". Sounds like a lawsuit waiting to happen the first time someone gets burned from static lighting off the can of gas as it's being filled or while filling the car w/the can. I do not even see how it could be legal to require such a thing!
 

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Race gas has no road use tax on it. Same thig with off road diesel or farm fuel.


If it is pumped directly into your tank, obviously you are going torun it on the road.........

So that the gas station don't get into trouble, the fuel must be dispensed into a can or tank that would be used to haul the fuel to the off road vehicle it would be burned in. Dan
 

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Well anyways, to further discuss the question irregardless of the intent of the original poster or his/her current status and whereabouts, i am curious to see the performance gains by balancing and blueprinting the engine and how this compares from a cost effective standpoint vs. adding nitrous.

The engine may need a rebuild anyways and then switch to non-computer ignition and carburetion.

Then again, if the engine has to come out, then yes it probably would be more cost effective to just swap a 4.3 v-6 or even 8 cyl small block............


2) P.S. Here nitrous is completely illegal---can't even transport it unless you have placards. But it's not enforced.
 

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all odds,I dont think balancing and blue printing adds a lot of power compared to the cost and time.It does add reliability
 

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Race gas has no road use tax on it. Same thig with off road diesel or farm fuel.


If it is pumped directly into your tank, obviously you are going torun it on the road.........

So that the gas station don't get into trouble, the fuel must be dispensed into a can or tank that would be used to haul the fuel to the off road vehicle it would be burned in. Dan
I understand untaxed fuel, but assumed fuel being sold from a gas station pump would be taxed same as any other 'over the road' fuel. At least that's how it was done in FL. Several stations had 100/110 octane fuel and it was totally legal to run on the street. Not to mention E85.
 
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