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that they didn't even discuss the merits of the wet kit or even one other manufacturer makes me wonder how much advertising holley brands does with the magazine.
 

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On an older car like ours, using a wet nitrous system that injects both gasoline and nitrous simultaneously into the intake manifold can prove to be dicey. This is because all the fuel being injected can sit in the manifold and cylinder head's ports and get absorbed into the oil sludge and carbon buildup like a sponge, making it a bomb in the event of a slight backfire. All that fuel wants to combust, and it will rip apart expensive hard parts in the process. Therefore, a dry kit is the safer, more preferred choice for our Killer Whale.

Guess they said older cars with lots of sludge in the intake is the main reason they didn't go wet.
 

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Dry has its advantages and disadvantages....Wet has its advantages and its disadvatages, both systems work if done properly and the engine..especially the bottom end is healthy, both kits yied similar results up to about 125 hp shot...anything after that..a wet system would most likely be better...I have had both on my car..Dry kit for about 6 months and a wet system for the next 5 years after that.

Take a look at the ET page...see how many cars (fast ones) are running dry kits..to how many are running wet kits...that magazine is NOT your friend the issue has been chewed on in detail several times..a lot of that info is now gone..but take a look at the ET page...see which cars have nitrous on them that have similar mods that you have...and see which type of kits they are running...you probably wont see very many dry kits being used.

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Dry has its advantages and disadvantages....Wet has its advantages and its disadvatages, both systems work if done properly and the engine..especially the bottom end is healthy, both kits yied similar results up to about 125 hp shot...anything after that..a wet system would most likely be better...I have had both on my car..Dry kit for about 6 months and a wet system for the next 5 years after that.

Take a look at the ET page...see how many cars (fast ones) are running dry kits..to how many are running wet kits...that magazine is NOT your friend the issue has been chewed on in detail several times..a lot of that info is now gone..but take a look at the ET page...see which cars have nitrous on them that have similar mods that you have...and see which type of kits they are running...you probably wont see very many dry kits being used.

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ive run dry kits in the past, and for basically stock cars, they rock. not many of us trying to make the decision are trying to build "fast" cars, just trying to make our mostly stock cars "quick". And in that case, dry kits are fantastic, especially ZEX kits.
 

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Thanks for clearing that up
i dunno if that was sarcasm, haha. that setup you have looks nasty! anymore pics of it?

ive just always felt that dry kits were just better for something you can bolt on in a few hours and snatch back off if you needed to, but if it was something you were wanting to fine tune and build the most out of the setup, you run a wet kit.
 

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Looks like Nitro Dave's plate.
 

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"When the nitrous is armed and activated, a regulated amount of high-pressure nitrous oxide gas pressurizes the fuel pressure regulator's diaphragm and spikes the fuel pressure to about 85 psig,"



I could have sworn the PR is actuated by vacuum. How does throwing pressure at it increase the fuel flow ?
 

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I have always used a wet kit. I never did like the idea of the injector being the only source of added fuel. What if your injectors were close/maxed at WOT car goes lean and bye bye motor. Granted I have fouled plugs when the bottle runs out and you are spraying the extra fuel but I would much rather replace plugs than a motor.
 

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You sprayin now? Man...wonder what THATS gonna run :D
I sprayed a 125-shot at SSHS9 and ran an 11.89 @ 116.6 mph. Race weight with the bottle was 4415 lbs. It was running 12.78s on the motor that day.

Not too bad for an autocross car. :D The 2800 stall converter limits it some and this cam doesn't seem to like more than a 125-shot. I think it is just too much overlap for a bigger shot, but I haven't played with it much.
 
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