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Are you ever going to bring your ISF to the strip Steve?

sounds like fun but i have (again) a 300lb sound system and a 235 lb body....i probably wouldn't do as good as someone who is at the strip every week and serious about it. It would be fun to try a few times but i really am not much into racing. It's fun to hit the NOS though and feel the kick once in a while.

it's usually +100lbs = -.1second on the quarter. so you'll only be around a half second slower than the same car with no driver and no sound system. as a nitrous user, i'd recommend not going to the track. you'll get nitrous happy. i started with a 50 shot on a focus. within a matter of months I was putting a 200 shot on it. i had about 5 hours of dyno time to get a true 200 shot and get the ECU flashed/tuned correctly for it. it did last me a while on the 200 shot. thankfully I only blew the head gasket but have since dropped down to a 125 shot after blowing the head gasket 4 times. having a high 12 sec low 13 sec 1/4 car is enough to surprise 11 second cars with a not so good driver or a driver who misses a gear. if you decide to get some track time, don't bring the bottle.

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Are you ever going to bring your ISF to the strip Steve?

sounds like fun but i have (again) a 300lb sound system and a 235 lb body....i probably wouldn't do as good as someone who is at the strip every week and serious about it. It would be fun to try a few times but i really am not much into racing. It's fun to hit the NOS though and feel the kick once in a while.

it's usually +100lbs = -.1second on the quarter. so you'll only be around a half second slower than the same car with no driver and no sound system. as a nitrous user, i'd recommend not going to the track. you'll get nitrous happy. i started with a 50 shot on a focus. within a matter of months I was putting a 200 shot on it. i had about 5 hours of dyno time to get a true 200 shot and get the ECU flashed/tuned correctly for it. it did last me a while on the 200 shot. thankfully I only blew the head gasket but have since dropped down to a 125 shot after blowing the head gasket 4 times. having a high 12 sec low 13 sec 1/4 car is enough to surprise 11 second cars with a not so good driver or a driver who misses a gear. if you decide to get some track time, don't bring the bottle.

200 shot is no joke. was it single stage or 2 stage.. did it add 200hp to the wheels or at the crank?

a 200hp gain no matter how you get it is a lot and with nitrous it just kicks

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Are you ever going to bring your ISF to the strip Steve?

sounds like fun but i have (again) a 300lb sound system and a 235 lb body....i probably wouldn't do as good as someone who is at the strip every week and serious about it. It would be fun to try a few times but i really am not much into racing. It's fun to hit the NOS though and feel the kick once in a while.

it's usually +100lbs = -.1second on the quarter. so you'll only be around a half second slower than the same car with no driver and no sound system. as a nitrous user, i'd recommend not going to the track. you'll get nitrous happy. i started with a 50 shot on a focus. within a matter of months I was putting a 200 shot on it. i had about 5 hours of dyno time to get a true 200 shot and get the ECU flashed/tuned correctly for it. it did last me a while on the 200 shot. thankfully I only blew the head gasket but have since dropped down to a 125 shot after blowing the head gasket 4 times. having a high 12 sec low 13 sec 1/4 car is enough to surprise 11 second cars with a not so good driver or a driver who misses a gear. if you decide to get some track time, don't bring the bottle.

200 shot is no joke. was it single stage or 2 stage.. did it add 200hp to the wheels or at the crank?

a 200hp gain no matter how you get it is a lot and with nitrous it just kicks

single, @wheels. truthfully I'm surprised I didn't shoot a piston through the hood. i saw several guys getting over 400 whp with boost on the stock bottom end so i figured why not with laughing gas. i made several passes at the track and on the street. I knew something was going to blow I just didn't know what or when. i'm just thankful it was just the head gasket. either way the motor is in the process of being rebuild for turbo and nitrous this time only a 100 shot but i'll have around 14psi of boost too.

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LMFAO, nitrous on a Focus.

For what? To smoke the tires and hit that limiter through 4th?

What are you trying to prove here?

High power FWD is good for nothing but a "show".

He's trying to prove he can build whatever he likes with his own money.

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I'd rather have a 4 door bat out of hell than a 2 door car that people expect to be fast. Got around 430hp and some ballsy torque in my 4200lbs car. Loving it

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I love the isf's

Considered buying one for a long time before I bought my truck, that backseat is just to small for me I like the slightly bigger gs but it was nice in 2008-11 that super modern body style kinda fell off imo. It looks better on the new isf and the new ls but gs eh

But Like Orion said you can make any car fast

10 sec Impala. Up maybe you mean high 10s with a huge list of mods and 650hp or more guaranteed :lol2: There is a big difference between 10.99 cars and 9.99-10.00 cars people don't get it

All I have to say is

P85D. 4 door beast mode

Gas is fun but once you go electric you don't go back.....

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Are you ever going to bring your ISF to the strip Steve?

sounds like fun but i have (again) a 300lb sound system and a 235 lb body....i probably wouldn't do as good as someone who is at the strip every week and serious about it. It would be fun to try a few times but i really am not much into racing. It's fun to hit the NOS though and feel the kick once in a while.

it's usually +100lbs = -.1second on the quarter. so you'll only be around a half second slower than the same car with no driver and no sound system. as a nitrous user, i'd recommend not going to the track. you'll get nitrous happy. i started with a 50 shot on a focus. within a matter of months I was putting a 200 shot on it. i had about 5 hours of dyno time to get a true 200 shot and get the ECU flashed/tuned correctly for it. it did last me a while on the 200 shot. thankfully I only blew the head gasket but have since dropped down to a 125 shot after blowing the head gasket 4 times. having a high 12 sec low 13 sec 1/4 car is enough to surprise 11 second cars with a not so good driver or a driver who misses a gear. if you decide to get some track time, don't bring the bottle.

i think my ISF can handle NOS a lot better than a Ford focus. My motor is built better. And besides, i am only running a 100 shot. Already had dyno time and it was about exactly 100hp gain. The car is already fast so 100 conservative, safe horses is plenty for me. People have been known to take it to 200-250 on these cars but i don't need all that. 100 is just enough of a kick to be fun. If i was really into it i would for sure do a 150...but i simply don't care that much about it. But i know this, there is no way on earth i would go to the track and not bring the bottle...if i ever went.


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I love the isf's

Considered buying one for a long time before I bought my truck, that backseat is just to small for me I like the slightly bigger gs but it was nice in 2008-11 that super modern body style kinda fell off imo. It looks better on the new isf and the new ls but gs eh

But Like Orion said you can make any car fast

10 sec Impala. Up maybe you mean high 10s with a huge list of mods and 650hp or more guaranteed :lol: There is a big difference between 10.99 cars and 9.99-10.00 cars people don't get it

All I have to say is

P85D. 4 door beast mode

Gas is fun but once you go electric you don't go back.....

the new GS-F though :D not F "sport" but F.

if i didn't have a shop full of pink slips to register every year i would probably go get one :D


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I love the isf's

Considered buying one for a long time before I bought my truck, that backseat is just to small for me I like the slightly bigger gs but it was nice in 2008-11 that super modern body style kinda fell off imo. It looks better on the new isf and the new ls but gs eh

But Like Orion said you can make any car fast

10 sec Impala. Up maybe you mean high 10s with a huge list of mods and 650hp or more guaranteed :lol: There is a big difference between 10.99 cars and 9.99-10.00 cars people don't get it

All I have to say is

P85D. 4 door beast mode

Gas is fun but once you go electric you don't go back.....

the new GS-F though :D not F "sport" but F.

if i didn't have a shop full of pink slips to register every year i would probably go get one :D

Ahhh that's right. The new gs f.

Ya it's wet

500hp 400ft lbs stock

But 0-60 is mid 4s. Meh. But the luxury with Lexus is so nice

But in all honesty fastest 0-60 is that new vw grc. Vw claimed 2.1 sec..... It was clocked doing 1.9 0-60 What corvette, import, supercar, blah blah blah can match that?

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