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1G Launching an Auto. Nitrous?

Posted by SasaniFab, Aug 30, 2019

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  1. SasaniFab

    SasaniFab Freelancer

    Joined Dec 1, 2013
    danbury, Connecticut
    Im ready to hit the track before the season is offically over. I took the car out yesterday and realized how hard it is to get the converter online with my setup. I have a fully built transmission with a spoolinator torque converter. The turbo is a 6266 dbb. I have a stand alone nitrous express setup that needs to be wired in. Is this par for the course?

    Street Build 3K  20

    1992 Eagle Talon TSi
    645 whp · 498 lb/ft · 1G DSM
  2. OH91awd

    OH91awd Proven Member

    Joined Sep 22, 2011
    chillicothe, Ohio
    we have a 50 shot on mine to get on the converter if needed. (hx40 60mm .70 ar housing) it doesnt do terrible as without nitrous it takes about 6-7 seconds. on the 50 it takes about half of that

    Drag Race Build 2K  17

    1992 Eagle Talon TSi AWD
    10.89 @ 125.67 · 1G DSM
  3. blktalon3

    blktalon3 Supporting VIP

    Joined Aug 30, 2006
    Stanford, Kentucky
    Also from my experience, whatever it does on the street, add a couple more seconds at the track. Nitrous helps a lot.

    Street Build 3K  20

    1992 Plymouth Laser RS Turbo AWD
    11.023 @ 121.509 · 1G DSM
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    1990TSIAWDTALON Moderator

    Joined Nov 14, 2013
    Independence, Kansas
    Gonna find out myself VERY soon. This weekend I am hoping for startup, all NOS lines and gas lines tight. Just need to wire it up also.
    It looks like I can use the SmartShift 100.1's new firmware and software to activate it or have a stand alone button for activation.
    This members video has me excited. He runs a 50 shot also (which reminds me to check my nozzle jetting). Seems to come up on the converter reasonably quick. :thumb:

    Street Build 4K  28

    1992 Eagle Talon TSi AWD
    14.74 @ 117.04 · 1G DSM

    862  14

    1990 Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX
    awd · manual · 1G DSM

    621  18

    1967 Chevrolet Camaro RS
    rwd · automatic · Misc Vehicles

    Street Build 839  7

    1998 Eagle Talon TSi
    fwd · manual · 2G DSM

    Street Build 6K  13  25

    1990 Eagle Talon TSi AWD
    13.620 @ 108.460 · 1G DSM
  5. Bo0sTeD 4G63

    Bo0sTeD 4G63 Supporting Member

    Joined Aug 31, 2008
    Miami, Florida
    I ended up running a 50 shot of nitrous to help me launch because of the auto setup. I honestly couldn't see myself not using nitrous at the track. I only use it for the launch after that I have it set to shut off.

    Street Build 1K  1

    1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX
    awd · automatic · 2G DSM
  6. awd4g63turbo

    awd4g63turbo Proven Member

    Joined Sep 3, 2007
    Greenville, North Carolina
    Same here. I haven't made it to the track yet, but a 35 shot took @ 5-6 seconds to get @ 12psi at 4k rpm. In the video above I was on a 50 shot, which only took @ 2-3 seconds to get to 4500rpm and 20 psi. Car was on 22-23 psi in the video.....its now on 32 psi. Trying to make it to the track soon as I can. I think I'm pretty much at the limit I want to be at on pump 93 octane. After a few trips to the track I'll probably convert to e85. Video above is also stock converter and trans.

    Street Build 3K  12

    1990 Eagle Talon TSi AWD
    awd · automatic · 1G DSM

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