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Now I would have to disagree with that whole situation. If it was so profesionally installed then why was the safety valved even tampered with? Why was the bottle warmer not hooked up to a temp switch (ZEX comes internal and is the best IMO)? And why was the switch left on in the first place? I mean everyone knows that when you have a modded car there are specific things you must do to keep from having a situation like this. This to me sounds more like an operator error. Cool pics tho....
 

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Pornstar, the incident happened in Cbus, I have all the orignial pics saved.

The way the car was wired, with the ignition off the heater would bypass the temp switch. When the OWNER installed the blow down tube, he "doubled up" the burst discs, ther by doubling the safety release pressure.

NX was willing to pay for the damage if he would have sent what was left of the 15 lb. bottle and kit to them for inspection. He withheld hoping lawyers would get him rich.

In the end he got NOTHING!!!!!!!!!!

My folder of the pics I saved 4-5 years ago..........
http://www.bettendorf.com/~mrbone/pictures/NX%20BOOM!!!!/
 
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The product was "obvesouly installed by a shade tree type enviroment? I state this, because, I don't know of ANY shop who knows the dangers of No2 and woudl bypass the sensor stiwtch and double up on the prv.
 
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is it just me or did anyone notice that it was an oldsmobile eighty eight. rotflmao :lol: talk about a sleeper...
 
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I've already seen the story. It's not our fault that the dumb ass can't install his Nitrous Express propertly.

"This example was a badly-installed Nitrous Express kit (not to be confused with the NoS brand). They wired up the heater directly to 12v (not on a temp switch) and left it on. Then they had TWO pressure release vents on - instead of one - which doubled the emergency release pressure. The car owner claims a malfuntioning safety valve/disc/cap. (?) And below you can see the results."

I'm pretty sure Nitrous is fine if you install it correctly and use it correctly. I've had my nitrous for more than a year already and I've never had a problem. Especially with the vegas heat, last year during the summer I always had to take out my bottle and put it in the house or put it in the freezer when I'm not using it. All I can say.. is... If you can't install it propertly then you get what you deserve. A fucked up car. :p
 

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people need to learn what they're doing before they do it. this is just an example of someone who decided to throw nitrous in without doing their research, and losing out.
 

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well now that i read this.... i was going to install my NOS brand bottle heater this weekend. i was just going to wire it up to a toggle switch and turn it off when it got hot enough. i guess that this would have been the wrong way to wire it up huh? i wish that i would have jumped on the zex one that was for sale for $50 on here.
 

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FMIDRC, no bottle heater here.

First off, leave the bottle at home. That way it is at a nice 68-75 degrees and near perfect pressure. If you happen to leave the bottle outside and it gets cold........kitchen sink full of hot water.

Mount the bottle and check bottle pressure before spraying....this CANNOT be stressed enough!!!!!!!! Same goes if it is hot out and car sitting in the sun. I have seen 1400 psi on my bottle gauge just from the sun heating up the car interior.

CHECK bottle pressure before every run.

These little steps insure safety and engine life.
 
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