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Posted by Alan B on October 15, 2001 at 14:19:26:

In Reply to: Re: NITROUS OXIDE EXPERIENCE posted by RLombardo on October 15, 2001 at 13:12:32:

How many hp did he increase with the Nitrous? If it was 75hp or less, I am definately concerned, and it is very good info to know. If he boosted 150 or more than I can see why he blew the engine. If you could get me that info, it would be great, thanks!

p.s. my mechanic advided against it but did add the 75hp was not too aggressive and I would "probably" be fine. 100 hp and over was defintely not suggested.

You should speak with a BMW mechanic before doing this. A friend of mine, despite warnings, did it and blew the motor on his car (a BMW 530). If you want to keep your car, this is the least desirable method of improving performance. Cheap horsepower often comes at the expense of mechanical reliability.

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