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Ea81 50 shot safe?

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#1 YaBoyKingsley


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Posted 05 December 2017 - 03:46 PM

Hi guys I have a ea81 and I want to run a 50 shot of nitrous don’t know a lot about nitrous yet but want to know if it would be safe before I invest a bunch of time the engine has 150k miles on it and I plan on driving it home afterwards thanks for the reply’s in advanced

#2 Gloyale


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Posted 05 December 2017 - 05:21 PM




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Posted 05 December 2017 - 05:27 PM

Make sure you can get lots of parts. But not a good idea. Not sure how available parts are for these old engines.

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Posted 05 December 2017 - 06:37 PM

If its not been done before we need you to do this and record everything to here, YouTube and Facebook. Not too much that could go wrong surely?

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Posted 05 December 2017 - 09:10 PM

Giggle gas is never safe. Even when handled by "professionals". You see cars go up in flames and throw parts halfway across the race track even under "professional" use.


The least that will happen is that you will yardsale that poor EA81. If you are unlucky you might also set yourself and the car on fire. 



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Posted 05 December 2017 - 09:54 PM

+1 At 150K, it's a bad idea. On a fresh engine, IF you studded the heads and had an ignition control system to run the timing along with methanol injection, it should be ok with a 50 horse shot. The engine will surely yardsale under current mileage and configuration as GD pointed out. You can't build power from an EA81 without knowledge and experience, and even then, you're still limited by original design.

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Posted 05 December 2017 - 09:59 PM

thanks guys not going to run nitrous

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Posted 08 December 2017 - 07:11 PM

Nitrous is cheap power. If done right.

You must have the proper ring gap, timing and wet system. Or you'll just blow it. 

Plus, with the small displacement, low compression and lack of fuel, 50hp shot would be more like a 10hp shot.

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