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How big of a shot to get into the 12's?

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    How big of a shot to get into the 12's?

    Im trying to decide on what size shot to go with. Im definately limiting myself to a 75 or 100 dry shot. I really want to stay with a lower hp shot for simplicity, safety and traction. (I have the stock 16" wheels with new tires and dont really want drag radials yet)

    So can a 75 shot get me into the 12's considering potential traction problems?

    Also... I know I will need definately colder plugs... but do I really need to retard the timing on a 75 or 100 dry shot?

    Any help appreciated.

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    yes it can. 10hp = .1 in the 1/4. so, most run in the 13.30 - 13.60 range stock. on a 99 TA i had for three weeks, i put a 150 on it completely stock. it went 12.05. on the black formula, i went 11.97 @ 117 completely stock.

    you won't need to retard the timing on a 75-100 dry shot.

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    Hey thanks for the info...

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    no problem

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    Yes you should be able to hit 12's with a 75 shot of NX.........
    Remember differant manufactures rate different......NX rear wheel H.P.......NOS flywheel H.P.
    Timing and plugs will be fine up to 100hp dry.
    Don't be afraid of the bottle!!! Be afraid of your tune!!!

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    Do I need to worry about changing spark plug gap too for a 75 shot?

    Im getting a kit from Harris Speed works, a sudden impact single nozzle dry kit. The site claims hp rating is at the RWHP.

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    for any nitrous application, you should regap to .035". while they are out, you might as well get TR6 plugs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rich L View Post
    Do I need to worry about changing spark plug gap too for a 75 shot?

    Im getting a kit from Harris Speed works, a sudden impact single nozzle dry kit. The site claims hp rating is at the RWHP.
    You DON'T have too but I would personally to at least .40".Stock is .60".
    I was ok with a 100 for quit a while.......

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    Cool. Thanks very much for the help guys.

    So here is what I ordered today:

    -the sudden impact single nozzle dry kit.
    -bottle heater
    -Purge kit
    -BMN Window activation switch
    -8 NGK TR6 spark plugs
    -the A4 Camaro ashtray switch plate

    Did I leave out anthing important? I cant wait to get the stuff! Im getting a local speed shop to do the install.

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    Oh and I forgot... to list the remote bottle opener. (Im not sure if its worth the $200!

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    Hey Your On The Right Path, I Should Have Bought A Nx Kit Right After I Bought Drag Radials, 150 Shot Would Do Nice Right Now

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    If you can, get a progressive controller. Especially if you plan on going over a 100 shot. You talk about a 75 shot now. Trust me, when you put the 75 on you'll want more. 100 shot you'll want more,125 shot you will be addicted and want more . Before you know it you'll be running a 150 shot tryin' to figure out were to get a stronger bottom end to handle the 2 stage 300 shot you ordered, lol. I know I might get flamed for this, but the 'sudden impact' of nitrous is very hard on the drive train. Most people don't use a progressive controller until 200+ horsepower, but I went through 3 trannys with a 150 shot( it was a Mustang though)


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    how would the t-56 hold with a 150 shot on the street...would the 10 bolt have issues also?

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    pretty good. 10 bolt won't have any issues unless you present them upon it. basically, you do 5k rpms dumps with DRs and you are asking for issues.

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    ok then...i think im over the 5k launches..ive learned a few times.....but danm it helps.....if my tranny and rear will last then im gonna do it...i cant even save for the 12 bolt let alone a fucking pro-charger......WHOOOHOOOO thats the sound id make if you could hear me...

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    Quote Originally Posted by breakparts View Post
    how would the t-56 hold with a 150 shot on the street...would the 10 bolt have issues also?
    That shit will hold up fine on the street!!!!
    The MAIN reason you aint got shit to worry about is because you sure as hell ain't hooking up!!!!

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    oh she hooks up on the street really good---ive broke her lots...its the 315 -g force ta drags

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    Quote Originally Posted by breakparts View Post
    oh she hooks up on the street really good---ive broke her lots...its the 315 -g force ta drags
    If it hooks on the bottle on the street than there is something wrong like clutch slipping or your coming out the hole at 1200 rpm and bogging it.
    Also if it hooks that good on the street what kind of 60 ft times are you getting at the track.....?

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    no track times yet---- i want to go all out when i go....and that cant happen without a 12 bolt

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    Quote Originally Posted by breakparts View Post
    no track times yet---- i want to go all out when i go....and that cant happen without a 12 bolt
    why? i got a friend with a manual that went 11.37 @ 124 with a stock 10 bolt and 3.42 gears on drag radials.

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