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Thank you | Looking 4 the right NX kit and help.

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I have a 2001 honda prelude and i want a N2O kit for it i was wondering what kinda of kit to get ( i want a NX 50 shot dry) and
what kind of modifications do i need.

Right now my car only has AEM CAI and P&P intake manifold .

I want to get N1 apex exhaust this week.

So please let me know.

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Heres my best advice:

Buy a zex kit from www.hondaspecialist.com (theyre only $435) It is very, very easy to install. It is a dry nitrous kit that is throttle activated. You have jets to run a 55, 65, or 75 shot.

What you are going to need:

To run a 55 shot, all you are going to need is to change your spark plugs. Some people reccomend that you go with the NGK's that your car comes with, but just one heat range colder (7's instead of 6's) and others will tell you to get the zex plugs (which are 2 steps colder) Both sets of plugs will work, but they are a neccessity to have before you start spraying. You can get a set of zex plugs for like $15.

After you have your new plugs in, you can spray away all day and all night :cool:

If you have anymore questions, let me know.
 

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zex

Well thanks for your response.

I knew about the plugs....but one think i was wondering is i hear the ZEX kit is kinda weak compare with the NX kit and that not very many ppl like it tha much .

What do you think about it.?
 

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I like my zex kit. It was easy as hell to install. You might want to get a fpr and gauge too. You'll need one anyways if you add more mods.

Wasn't NX the one that rated at the wheel?
 

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Re: zex

SMOKERR6 said:
Well thanks for your response.

I knew about the plugs....but one think i was wondering is i hear the ZEX kit is kinda weak compare with the NX kit and that not very many ppl like it tha much .

What do you think about it.?
no way is the zex kit weak! and ive never known a zex kit owner that didnt like his kit. NX has some crazy campaign saying that theyre power is to the wheels and it has been proven that its not true.

nitrous is nitrous. a 50 shot of nitrous is 50hp at the fly. a 100 shot of nitrous is 100hp at the fly. dont let anyone tell you that one kit's 50 shot is stronger than another's.

i hit a 13.9 with intake, pullies, and a 55 shot of zex. proof that zex is definately not weak. most people running 50-55 shots are in the low-mid 14's.

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no problem.

basically, most nitrous kits are good. NOS, ZEX, NX, etc. but the way i look at it is this, zex is cheapest, its the easiest to install, and the majority of the people here are running it so if you have problems or need help, we're always gonna be here.

peace/let us know what you end up gettin
 

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The zex kit is not weak. I have a turbo civic and I was beat twice with a friend of mine with a "Wet system 50 shot" Same model car as mine but with nitrous. I am only boosting 5.5 psi but was pretty impressed.
 

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no way is the zex kit weak! and ive never known a zex kit owner that didnt like his kit. NX has some crazy campaign saying that theyre power is to the wheels and it has been proven that its not true.

nitrous is nitrous. a 50 shot of nitrous is 50hp at the fly. a 100 shot of nitrous is 100hp at the fly. dont let anyone tell you that one kit's 50 shot is stronger than another's.

i hit a 13.9 with intake, pullies, and a 55 shot of zex. proof that zex is definately not weak. most people running 50-55 shots are in the low-mid 14's.

peace
Yeah it would be all about what nitrous you got (or where you got it) , which can change some.....but you would be bitching at your Local Nitrous Dealer , not NX or ZEX.

A shot is a shot , which is really based on pressure nozzle size if im correct?

But, The way system implements might give an edge , like ZEX might jet 50hp , but it might make only 49hp...while the NX more efficient (for theory purposes...whos to say there better I dont know) system might make 51hp with that 50hp shot.

But yeah id let the dyno do the talking and walking on that one.
 

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Yeah it would be all about what nitrous you got (or where you got it) , which can change some.....but you would be bitching at your Local Nitrous Dealer , not NX or ZEX.

A shot is a shot , which is really based on pressure nozzle size if im correct?

But, The way system implements might give an edge , like ZEX might jet 50hp , but it might make only 49hp...while the NX more efficient (for theory purposes...whos to say there better I dont know) system might make 51hp with that 50hp shot.

But yeah id let the dyno do the talking and walking on that one.
i disagree. you have a jet for fuel and a jet for nitrous. all of the nitrous from the shot is going to be used to help burn more fuel. you are only going to get more power if youre spraying more nitrous. nx claims that theyre 50 shot will make more power than the next brand's 50 shot, and its just not true. its going to be very difficult to get dynosheet evidence for this. one would have to have 2 kits and dynotune with one, and then the other right after.

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Yeah it wouldnt automatically make more power , you are correct.

But perhaps their nozzles are better? Which would mix more efficiently...making more power.
i would imagine that nozzles have pretty much been standardized by now, but you have a point. if one nozzle can spray nitrous more efficiently into the intake manifold than another, that system would be better... i basically just look at my times with the zex kit compared to other peoples times. ive never found someone running NX to have a better time than me, so i dont take them seriously when they talk about wheel hp.

another thing that might cause a difference is whether or not youve got a single fogger kit, or direct port. even if you are running the same size shot... the problem with running a d/p system with a low shot, is that the jets are sooooo tiny (since theres 4 instead of 1) that if a little spec of dirt or something, got in the way, you'd mess up your flow/mixture/etc, and you probably wouldnt even be able to tell.

anyways, im gonna head to bed soon

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Yeah basically the dynos need to do the talking , cause your right a company who claims crap should back it up.....or you would be seeing nx drivers blow you away with same shot........

Thats cool I figure your right about the nozzle , so it seems nx doesnt have anything else they could be doing to beat out a zex kit.

Thats the only thing I could think of , other than that they must have a biased test.
 

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Zex blows

Zexs is a weak system. I know some people running it and it is actually running them slower and that kina bs. zex is easy to install but would you rether take an extra few hours to get it up and going or hurry it and have a shitty system. WHy do you have to go DRY? DID you think about wet systems yet?
I am running Nitrous Works and i love it good luck
 

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Personally I'm installing a NOS direct port kit(part # 05030-FI-C). I have heard that NX makes very good systems as well and that they have good warranties on their solenoids. I have never heard of a NOS solenoid dying on an import, but I have heard of them dying on a V8, while shooting a 200 shot.
 

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Re: Zex blows

ChaseSi99 said:
Zexs is a weak system. I know some people running it and it is actually running them slower and that kina bs. zex is easy to install but would you rether take an extra few hours to get it up and going or hurry it and have a shitty system. WHy do you have to go DRY? DID you think about wet systems yet?
I am running Nitrous Works and i love it good luck
The whole thing with the wet systems is that they are based around the older generation of carburated cars that were run off of fuel jets themselves. Our late model cars are run off of EFI, which permits the ECU to change the amount of fuel fed to the car based upon whatever changes the sensors read. That is why most Honda Owners go with dry kits. Basically...why go through the extra hassle of messing with fuel lines when you are running under 80 shots, when your fuel injectors are more than capable of handling the extra fuel required for 50-75 shots. I have a wet kit right now, and I do not feel that the jetting itself feels any stronger than the old dry setup. The only reason why I feel that my time slips are better now is because I am set off to run off of a button, which allows me to floor it in first gear without fear of blowing my tires away, too badly.
 

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Oh, another thing...

Nice to see everyone again! :D
 

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not that I'm gonna have a biased opinion or anything but....each set up has its benifits and down falls. DRy systems are safer yet you can only spray up to a 75 shot (I believe). Wet are more complicated to install CAN BE (I didn't say is) more dangerous but can drop some crazy amounts of N20. To each his own.
also....if you do a 65 shot you should retard you timing 2 degrees. 75 shot go 4
 
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