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Old 30 Oct 2007, 11:15 am
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Default NOS system or Turbo? Prelude H22 95?

i was wondering, is NOS a waste of money?? or should i just stick with a turbo? whats better in the long run? and also, whats a BOLT-ON Turbo?thanks
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Old 30 Oct 2007, 11:18 am
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Nos is cool but it is way too hard on your engine. Avoid it unless you have lots of money to blow on rebuilding your engine.
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Old 30 Oct 2007, 11:21 am
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OK the best way to go is a TURBO kit.Because unlike the NOS the TURBO is always there it is a part of the motor and it is unlimited in what Horsepower it will create. Its better on stock engines with a low amount of boost added like 7-12 PSI. Turbo will never run out of power unlike having to refil a NOS Bottle over again every time your out taking on thoes challenging races.Turbo is emissions friendly and helps the engine to burn better fuel / air mixture.ATurbo Bolt on means that its made for your car and it can be installed in a short amount of time with just a few tools.
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Old 30 Oct 2007, 11:24 am
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Repeated use of NOS on your stock engine will slowly eventually ruin it unless you upgraded all the internals. A turbo kit, though costly is the much better use of money for power. If it is a bolt-on system, it simply means that you can just bolt it on without having to do much work like having to remove things from your engine bay.
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Old 30 Oct 2007, 11:27 am
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Turbo all the way. NOS is not permanent and has to be refilled. There are only a few bolt-on kits to go with the two that I would recommend are Greddy, and Turbonetics. They offer everything including the fuel management.
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Old 30 Oct 2007, 11:30 am
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all of the people saying to go turbo b/c nos is hard on your engine are rediculous to say the least! First of all turbos can be just as hard if not harder! like the b16 tuner guy said a turbo is permanent, and if your engine isn't built for it you are going to constantly be puting stress on the engine. you can control when you use nitrous. a bolt on turbo is basically a turbo kit, it just sounds nice when people say bolt on it just means that you won't have to remove anything on the inside of your head or block.lastly I wouldn't suggest doing either without tuning or building your bottom end but if you do only use a 60 hp jet with the nitrous or 6-7 psi of boost with the turbo. Good luck
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