Nitrous sometimes gets a bad rap because it scares people who still believe that using it will result in melted pistons. While that is possible, modern nitrous systems are more effective, safer, and easier to use than ever. And, it’s amazing, I’m talking AMAZING, just how much nitrous you can stuff in an engine. Richard and I have done some fun testing and I can tell you that even a junkyard 5.3 with a cam can take ludicrous amounts of nitrous. So how much is too much?
Watch this one and you’ll find out.
HOW MUCH NITROUS CAN I RUN ON A STROKER LS? WHEN SHOULD I SWITCH TO AN INDIVIDUAL FOGGER SYSTEM? HOW GOOD IS THE FUEL DISTRIBUTION IN A FACTORY OR FAST LSXRT INTAKE? WILL THE NITROUS AND FUEL FIND A WAY TO THE CYLINDERS? HOW MUCH NITROUS IS TOO MUCH? CHECK OUT THIS VIDEO WHERE I RAN A ZEX PERIMETER PLATE THROTTLE BODY SPACER ON A 383 STROKER 5.3L LS! CHECK OUT THE POWER GAINS OFFERED BY THE 383 UPGRADE THEN WHAT HAPPENED WHEN WE RAN A 100-HP SHOT AND 150-HP SHOT OF NITROUS USING THE ZEX SYSTEM! WHEN DOES DISTRIBUTION BECOME A PROBLEM?