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Ok, another tbird question, what body mods need to be made if I was to bottle feed a 351W in a '85 Tbird..

To much thinking, not enough money...
 

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Engine or chassis? 6 pt. roll bar & frame connectors for the car. If you use slicks think about a rear girdle in the future. Engine, a really, REALLY good ignition, decent forged pistons, did I say a good ignition system? A seperate fuel system for the nitrous too.
 

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I've heard a few things, and just starting thinking about nitrous. Unlike a supercharger NOS likes low compression..?? If I'm building what am I aiming for, roughly??
 

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I may be wrong...But I thought superchargers are the ones that require low compression....like the highest is 8:9:1? Not sure but i thought so....Good Luck, Ryan
 

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Don't you have that backwards? Superchargers like low compression. Nitrous is fine on high compression. Why ?because, oxygen to air ratio is a LOT higher in the nitrous. You don't have to pack in as much stuff to get the same amount of oxygen.
 

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Actually nitrous likes it all. The only problem is the more compression you have the more likely you'll have a detonation problem. My 466 is 13.5 to 1 with a 350 plate, no prob. As for the superchargers, same thing although you don't want a 15 to 1 blower engine. I have seen an 8-71 on a 13 to 1 engine, kinda wild! Just watch the fuel pressure & keep an eye on the plugs from time to time. If you want some pointers you can e-mail me!
 
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