Dismiss Notice



Register Today It's free! This box will disappear once registered!

Nitrous 1994 Explorer

Discussion in 'Need for Speed!' started by Awon2zip, May 2, 2016.

  • Searches ExplorerForum.com
    1. Awon2zip

      Awon2zip Elite Explorer

      Joined:
      November 9, 2014
      Messages:
      204
      Likes Received:
      45
      Trophy Points:
      38
      City, State:
      Denver, Colorado
      Year, Model & Trim Level:
      1994 Ford Explorer Sport
      I always take my spare out but never taken my passenger seats out. Might try that next time. Yesterday was the first time with the pressure gauge. Don't have a bottle heater but need to get one. Tried reusable back warmers but running the heat in my car seemed to work better. Couldn't get it up to 950psi so there's still some horsepower potential there
       
      • Like Like x 1
    2. Support EF

      Join the Elite Explorers for $20

      Explorer Forum has probably saved you that much already, and will continue to save you money as you learn how to diagnose fix problems yourself and learn which modifications work without having to experiment on your own. Elite Explorer members see practically no ads, can add their own profile photo, upload photo attachments in all forums, and Media Gallery, create more private Conversations, and more. Join Today. Your support is greatly appreciated.


      to hide adverts.
    3. Awon2zip

      Awon2zip Elite Explorer

      Joined:
      November 9, 2014
      Messages:
      204
      Likes Received:
      45
      Trophy Points:
      38
      City, State:
      Denver, Colorado
      Year, Model & Trim Level:
      1994 Ford Explorer Sport
      What can i do to improve my 60ft times? My 1.981 60' was my personal best. Normally I'm in the 2.2 range.
       
    4. jd4242

      jd4242 Explorer Addict

      Joined:
      October 15, 2008
      Messages:
      10,821
      Likes Received:
      280
      Trophy Points:
      113
      City, State:
      va beach
      Year, Model & Trim Level:
      92explorer&94 ranger
      Better tires or gears or cut weight
       
    5. Awon2zip

      Awon2zip Elite Explorer

      Joined:
      November 9, 2014
      Messages:
      204
      Likes Received:
      45
      Trophy Points:
      38
      City, State:
      Denver, Colorado
      Year, Model & Trim Level:
      1994 Ford Explorer Sport
      Going out for a test and tune night tomorrow. First time back at Bandimere this season. Gonna race my Dad in his 2015 Explorer XLT to see who's faster. I think it will be a pretty close race. Took out my front passenger seat, weighs about 45 lbs and my spare which weighs 50lbs. I didn't bother taking out my rear seats because I don't think they're heavy enough to go through the pain of getting them out. Also tomorrow I'll drive my Explorer on the scale at the track to finally know what this things weighs. Should be a fun day, as always I'll post videos and timeslips.

      20170627_195813.jpg
       
      • Like Like x 2
    6. Awon2zip

      Awon2zip Elite Explorer

      Joined:
      November 9, 2014
      Messages:
      204
      Likes Received:
      45
      Trophy Points:
      38
      City, State:
      Denver, Colorado
      Year, Model & Trim Level:
      1994 Ford Explorer Sport
      Another fun night. Had some trouble early on with the nitrous solenoid not firing but soon figured that out. Didn't get to weigh my Explorer because apparently it is only used for Jr. dragsters and has a limit of 2200 lbs. Here's a video of me racing my Dad in his 2015 Explorer XLT. Note the numbers on the board are 60' times not reaction times.

      I'll post timeslips and two more videos tomorrow.
       
      • Like Like x 1
    7. Awon2zip

      Awon2zip Elite Explorer

      Joined:
      November 9, 2014
      Messages:
      204
      Likes Received:
      45
      Trophy Points:
      38
      City, State:
      Denver, Colorado
      Year, Model & Trim Level:
      1994 Ford Explorer Sport
      Another video and timeslips

      I'm B441. Pretty satisfied with the reaction times i was getting. Looking at the ET's makes me miss the lower altitude in Julesburg.
      20170629_193352.jpg
       
      • Like Like x 1
    8. Awon2zip

      Awon2zip Elite Explorer

      Joined:
      November 9, 2014
      Messages:
      204
      Likes Received:
      45
      Trophy Points:
      38
      City, State:
      Denver, Colorado
      Year, Model & Trim Level:
      1994 Ford Explorer Sport
      Hey JD, ever have trouble with your NX nitrous solenoid? This is the second time I've had a problem with the Solenoid not firing. The fuel solenoid is working but my nitrous one ain't
       
    9. jd4242

      jd4242 Explorer Addict

      Joined:
      October 15, 2008
      Messages:
      10,821
      Likes Received:
      280
      Trophy Points:
      113
      City, State:
      va beach
      Year, Model & Trim Level:
      92explorer&94 ranger
      No i haven't. .i did have issues with grounds when i installed the kit,i had to run grounds to the battery. .maybe check them
       
    10. Awon2zip

      Awon2zip Elite Explorer

      Joined:
      November 9, 2014
      Messages:
      204
      Likes Received:
      45
      Trophy Points:
      38
      City, State:
      Denver, Colorado
      Year, Model & Trim Level:
      1994 Ford Explorer Sport
      Currently at the track and without a multimeter. Grounds looks good visually. I find it strange that the fuel is working but not the nitrous. Ran an 18.46 with spraying just fuel
       
    11. jd4242

      jd4242 Explorer Addict

      Joined:
      October 15, 2008
      Messages:
      10,821
      Likes Received:
      280
      Trophy Points:
      113
      City, State:
      va beach
      Year, Model & Trim Level:
      92explorer&94 ranger
      Those are supposed to be really good solenoid too. I haven't heard of many problems with it
       
    12. Awon2zip

      Awon2zip Elite Explorer

      Joined:
      November 9, 2014
      Messages:
      204
      Likes Received:
      45
      Trophy Points:
      38
      City, State:
      Denver, Colorado
      Year, Model & Trim Level:
      1994 Ford Explorer Sport
      Interesting. I remember back when i first got the kit i went to a speed shop to fill the bottle. The guys there said customers had complained about NX's solenoids. I guess tonight i will run without it.

      The air really cooled down tonight with rain. Would've been a great night run with the nitrous :banghead:
       
    13. jd4242

      jd4242 Explorer Addict

      Joined:
      October 15, 2008
      Messages:
      10,821
      Likes Received:
      280
      Trophy Points:
      113
      City, State:
      va beach
      Year, Model & Trim Level:
      92explorer&94 ranger
      Theses are different than the older nx ones.. they came out with a new set of solenoids the smaller ones that in this kit and the big boys.. they changed the fuel solenoids also to be ethanol safe
       
    14. Awon2zip

      Awon2zip Elite Explorer

      Joined:
      November 9, 2014
      Messages:
      204
      Likes Received:
      45
      Trophy Points:
      38
      City, State:
      Denver, Colorado
      Year, Model & Trim Level:
      1994 Ford Explorer Sport
      Great night of racing last night. After the rain stopped I ran my best ET and MPH at Bandimere with a 16.21 @ 84 mph. Then went on to win 2 rounds of bracket racing. Here are the timeslips and some videos.


      20170715_012917 (1).jpg
       
      • Like Like x 1
    15. jd4242

      jd4242 Explorer Addict

      Joined:
      October 15, 2008
      Messages:
      10,821
      Likes Received:
      280
      Trophy Points:
      113
      City, State:
      va beach
      Year, Model & Trim Level:
      92explorer&94 ranger
      Nice..ever figure out what was going on with that solenoid?
       
    16. Awon2zip

      Awon2zip Elite Explorer

      Joined:
      November 9, 2014
      Messages:
      204
      Likes Received:
      45
      Trophy Points:
      38
      City, State:
      Denver, Colorado
      Year, Model & Trim Level:
      1994 Ford Explorer Sport
      I checked all the grounds and they all looked good. One of the connectors on the WOT switch was loose. I think that might have been the problem.
       
      • Like Like x 1
    17. Awon2zip

      Awon2zip Elite Explorer

      Joined:
      November 9, 2014
      Messages:
      204
      Likes Received:
      45
      Trophy Points:
      38
      City, State:
      Denver, Colorado
      Year, Model & Trim Level:
      1994 Ford Explorer Sport
      New best ET in first round of qualifying. Getting closer to my goal of 15.99. Broke out first round, dialed a 16.24 and ran a 16.21

      20170728_173604.jpg
       
      • Like Like x 2
    18. Awon2zip

      Awon2zip Elite Explorer

      Joined:
      November 9, 2014
      Messages:
      204
      Likes Received:
      45
      Trophy Points:
      38
      City, State:
      Denver, Colorado
      Year, Model & Trim Level:
      1994 Ford Explorer Sport
      Going to the track on Wednesday. Need some way to heat the nitrous bottle at the track to get it to ideal pressure. Not going to use a torch, and I've tried hand warmers with no luck. Any suggestions?
       
    19. jd4242

      jd4242 Explorer Addict

      Joined:
      October 15, 2008
      Messages:
      10,821
      Likes Received:
      280
      Trophy Points:
      113
      City, State:
      va beach
      Year, Model & Trim Level:
      92explorer&94 ranger
      Hairdryer if have power..sit it in the sun also
       
    20. boominXplorer

      boominXplorer Elite Ranger Elite Explorer

      Joined:
      September 16, 2002
      Messages:
      8,651
      Media:
      55
      Albums:
      3
      Likes Received:
      434
      Trophy Points:
      103
      City, State:
      Virginia Beach, Va
      Year, Model & Trim Level:
      00 4x4 Mounty
      The "heater blanket" made for the bottles are very similar to the heating pads for your back. You could use one of those on a power inverter.
       
      • Like Like x 2
    21. Josh P

      Josh P Shaggin Wagon Elite Explorer

      Joined:
      February 18, 2015
      Messages:
      1,225
      Likes Received:
      105
      Trophy Points:
      83
      City, State:
      Phoenix Az
      Year, Model & Trim Level:
      1991 aerostar
      12V electric blanket would keep in warm.
       
      • Like Like x 1

    Share This Page







    We Support Our Troops!