How Does Nitrous Work?

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How Does Nitrous Work?

Many of us have heard of Nitrous. You may know that it makes cars go fast. However, there is much more to it than that. In this video, you will learn how nitrous systems work.

In general, a limiting factor in engine is how much and how quickly they can can take oxygen in. Turbo chargers and super chargers create forced induction by pushing more air into the engine.

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On the other hand, Nitrous is used to sneak air into the engine. In fact, it is so powerful that it can increase horsepower from 50 to 300.

nitrous Oxide is actually a type of gas. The structure of Nitrous Oxide is important for engines because it doesn’t release the oxygen until it is combined with the fuel. This there is no unintentional pre-ignition. It normally comes in canisters. Many times, this canister is hooked up to an automated system that injects it into the engine. Some modified cars even have a Nitrous button on the dashboard to activate it for a major boost in horsepower. However, it does come with its downsides. Nitrous is very expensive and it puts a lot of stress on the engine. Therefore, you mostly only see it in specific races such as drag racing.



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