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How exactly does nitrous work?

I found this kit.

https://www.proimporttuners.com/part...8aAu9FEALw_wcB

and was wondering how this works? Does it just work temporarily whenever you press a separate button? Or doesnit integrate and just kick in every time you floor it?

and does it have to be refilled? Iím really confused. But I saw that it adds 50hp for 300 bucks so Iím pretty interested haha.
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Yeah! Itís been a while. But Inplayed the game too. They pushed a button to activate it. Which is cool I suppose.
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then, when the nitrous bottle is empty, you have to refill it.
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How much is install? And how much are refills? ( generally )
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D-town has a lot of speed shops...

Google will be your friend, then call or email said businesses and inquire about nitrous.
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Nitrous Oxide is an oxidizer. Contains 2 nitrogen atoms and 1 oxygen atom. Under heat and pressure, the covalent bonds between the nitrogen atoms and oxygen atom breaks and thus you have extra oxygen in your combustion chamber to help burn more fuel. More oxygen + more fuel = bigger bang = more power. It also has a cooling effect when injected as well which makes your intake temps drop. Colder intake tems = more oxygen dense air + fuel = bigger bang = more power.

OK, now that we have the physics part out of the way, application time. At a 50 shot of nitrous (relatively mild), easiest method of installation would be a fogger system. I always recommend going with a wet setup vs. dry setup to help get more fuel in so you don't run into a lean burn situation. This is where both nitrous and supplemental fuel is added and injected together. A fogger system will consist of the bottle, injector, lines, master arm switch, some sort of switch or method of seeing when your car is WOT, trigger switch, solenoids, and lines (plus some other doo dads for installation). So, all of that needs to be installed, wired up, plumbed, and calculations will be made to find out what size "pill" to add to get what HP rating and necessary supplemental fuel is needed. At WOT with the master switch on, if you press the trigger switch, it will activate the solenoids to release the nitrous from the bottle (which when full will probably be around 1400 or so PSI in bottle and lines) and inject nitrous (plus fuel if you go with a wet system) into your intake stream. That's the cliff notes version. There are more complex install systems, but the price does go up the more you add to it.
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