NITROUS

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It is a gas (N2O) and was discovered in 1772. Dentists and hospitals still use it as anesthesia; its nickname is laughing gas. The first use as a motor fuel was during World War 2, after which it was forgotten until 1962. It is injected, together with fuel into the engine, and produces a considered amount of power, the amount being proportional to the fuel and nitrous injection. Simple!

 

IT WORKS IN THE ENGINE IN 3 WAYS:

  1. It releases free oxygen, which burns your fuel mixture better.
  2. It cools down the air, which increases the density. You get more gas into the cylinder.
  3. It releases a large amount of heat, when the nitrogen is split from the oxygen above 300 degree C.


Nitrous (and fuel) is applied to the engine via a solenoid, which is activated by an electrical signal from the dashboard or from a Perfect Power piggy back or standalone unit. The result is the same: You get an instant boost in power.

 

Latest technology employs a controller, which gradually (progressively) applies the nitrous and fuel mixture under pre-programmed engine operating conditions. It is even possible to limit the power to a safe level by limiting the amount of nitrous and fuel. This technology allows an otherwise racing "gimmick" to be employed in normal street use. By anyone! Apart from applying the nitrous, the controller also halts it before you hit the rev-limit, which may have a disastrous effect otherwise.

 

WHEN DO YOU USE NITROUS?

In short sprints, during acceleration, overtaking and racing.

 

PERFECT POWER PRODUCTS WHICH CAN ACTIVATE A NITROUS SYSTEM ARE:

 

 

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