Is turbo better than nitrous?
Too small of a turbo will spin the turbo faster, creating excess heat, and too large of a turbo will have issues spooling. However, adding nitrous will instantly boost the engine’s cylinder pressure, building RPM immediately while knocking down the cylinder temperatures.
Can you use turbo and nitrous?
Having both installed means you can use either one depending on the climate. With electric superchargers, this really can be an exclusive OR, but with most forced induction you can’t shut off the blower so you’re either using your super/turbo by itself or you’re using it along with the nitrous.
Can you put a turbo in a Mustang GT?
Installing one of the Mustang turbo kits can transform a naturally aspirated Stang into a forced induction beast that lays down some serious power. Before you get ready to upgrade to a Turbocharger or twin turbo kit, you need to do some basic mods to support forced induction such as one of our Cold Air Intake Kits.
Is Nos safe for a stock engine?
You can use nitrous on a stock engine without problems. Most nitrous kit manufacturers recommend using a 60-hp shot or less on a stock motor. Fortify your internals with stronger aftermarket and you can get away with using more N2O.
Is nitrous cheaper than Turbo?
You also need a tank to hold the nitrous, which will need refilling. But when you talk about bang for your buck, Nitrous can be installed cheaper than a turbocharger or supercharger and give amazing results.
How much HP does a 100 shot of nitrous add?
For instance, a “hundred shot” is adding 100 flywheel horsepower on top of what the engine makes normally. The horsepower level of the nitrous kit can is easily changed by swapping out metering jets.
Does turbo shorten engine life?
Turbos Reduce the Lifespan of an Engine One of the most common turbo myths is that running boost will damage your engine over time. However, a properly implemented turbo pushing enough PSI through a motor to produce respectable levels of power won’t strain a motor any more than idling in traffic will.
Is it better to turbo or supercharge a Mustang?
Turbos have amazing efficiency because it takes no horsepower to make power as a supercharger needs to use power to make power. Some key advantages turbochargers have over superchargers are better fuel economy and a longer lifespan. But where the turbo falls short is turbo lag.
Which Mustang has twin turbo?
Ford Mustang Shelby GT500
Upgraded with a Hellion twin-turbo setup The Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 is no slouch by any means. By Ford’s books, the GT500 is good for 760 horsepower and 625 pound-feet of torque, all of which is derived from a supercharger 5.2-liter V-8 that sounds as mean as it looks.