Why Not to Use NOS in Your Car

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  • Published: 09 November 2018
  • NOS explained and why not use nitrous oxide in your car, DIY and car review with Scotty Kilmer. How does nitrous work? Many people use nitrous oxide injection to boost race cars and drag racers, but it might not be such a good idea for your every day driver. NOS can cause an explosion in your car. Why people install nitrous kits on their car. How to install nos in a car. Why having nitrous in stock engine may not be a good idea. There are benefits to having NOS in your car, but also a lot of downsides. NOS how it works. Car advice. DIY car repair with Scotty Kilmer, an auto mechanic for the last 50 years.

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  • Scotty Kilmer
    Scotty Kilmer   7 months back

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    • Aj Kibby
      Aj Kibby  3 months back

      How about a 1995 F-250 truck

    • John Yazbek
      John Yazbek  7 months back

      @Aye Bee Thanks, I was wondering about this. Glad I didn't waste money.

    • Aye Bee
      Aye Bee  7 months back

      @John Yazbek Poly bushings are for a track car. And they really shake the whole car in temps below 50F degrees. Bad idea on street car. Where can you legally drift @4 g's on the streets? Nowhere.

    • John Yazbek
      John Yazbek  7 months back

      Scotty, What about polybushes? There's so much advice out there to install them, but saw a video the other day where they transferred all the vibrations from engine to chassis in a guy's car. What's your take on them?

    • Frog King
      Frog King  7 months back

      Scotty I have this truck and they just crashed into me and the lady did not have insurance and they are charging me $1,800 for a new truck bed and to install is this a good deal

  • Remains
    Remains  16 hours back

    Then im gonna put nitro on my Hemi V8....

    • Mike Ison
      Mike Ison  3 days back

      Hey Scotty, what about engine performance chips? Good idea or not? I’ve got a 2000 miata and manufacturer says it may increase horsepower and gas mileage dramatically.

      • Kevin Mullis
        Kevin Mullis  5 days back

        I want the Nitrous system with the face mask like at the dentist.

        • Under- dog
          Under- dog  5 days back

          Congratulations on talking complete bollocks

          • strigon46
            strigon46  2 weeks back

            I thought you were going to give away some

            • Joseph She Han
              Joseph She Han  2 weeks back

              Scotty says nos is bad to use in your car,?? But why do theirapist use it with their patients?? :-) :-)

              • Abe Jones
                Abe Jones  2 weeks back

                whenever scotty says "when i was young" i picture dinosaurs roaming a prehistoric landscape and scotty swinging from a tree over some alligators like in pitfall. he probably worked on those flintstone vehicles

                • David Murphy
                  David Murphy  2 weeks back

                  Here in snottsdale we have NOS Bars where the NS is injected into the air. Bottoms up

                  • coffeetablesex
                    coffeetablesex  2 weeks back

                    all i heard is don't do it to my acura but my '72 chevy is good to go!

                    • smellyfeet arestinky
                      smellyfeet arestinky  2 weeks back

                      You shouldve shown hoovies prius

                      • sbeers88
                        sbeers88  2 weeks back

                        So you are saying that Fast and Furious isn't totally accurate? My world is destroyed.

                        • Guata 08
                          Guata 08  3 weeks back

                          I thought the party boy way was the best way. ;)

                          • NoTalkpleaseOk
                            NoTalkpleaseOk  3 weeks back

                            I say NOS should be only used in drag racing (if rules allow ofcourse) and should always be professionally installed

                            • Fred Anderson
                              Fred Anderson  3 weeks back

                              I don't use NOS for my car, but I drink it from time to time in the morning, and scotty is right, even the biggest cans don't last for more than a few minutes.

                              • Brian D
                                Brian D  3 weeks back

                                Scotty the tree hugger

                                • Arch Lich
                                  Arch Lich  3 weeks back

                                  Nitrous Oxide out of a balloon is fun to inhale. NO SMOKING!

                                  • Kellington Link
                                    Kellington Link  3 weeks back

                                    I’m going to tell Tyler Hoovie to watch this video... before he does something stupid, like hooking up a Nitrous system to his ‘Fast & Furious’ inspired Toyota Prius. Thanks for the video.

                                    • Skinny Animus
                                      Skinny Animus  4 weeks back

                                      Hoovie didn't watch this

                                      • KatyCat
                                        KatyCat  4 weeks back

                                        Ahh... the classic "back then when i was a young mechanic in the 60's"

                                        • JDI93
                                          JDI93  4 weeks back

                                          This is why you remove the nos from your intake and apply it to your membrane 🎈

                                          • iluvj00
                                            iluvj00  4 weeks back

                                            I wonder how is the new Tesla roadster gonna work with the new spaceX rocket technology added to it.

                                            • DVLOGS
                                              DVLOGS  4 weeks back

                                              Put this kit on your celica

                                              • Hugh Haefner
                                                Hugh Haefner  4 weeks back

                                                Nitros oxide? Isn't that laughing gas? Special gas. You smell it, and WE do the laughing!

                                                • ryan abcdefg
                                                  ryan abcdefg  1 months back

                                                  Kids find out their car engine needs a rebuild after 30k miles after adding turbocharger and nitrous oxide 😂

                                                  • Peter Kay
                                                    Peter Kay  1 months back

                                                    Thank you for not saying NAWSSSS!

                                                    • Perich29
                                                      Perich29  1 months back

                                                      Rev up your dragster

                                                      • shazroh73
                                                        shazroh73  1 months back

                                                        NOS is best inhaled

                                                        • Dmitry Korovnikov
                                                          Dmitry Korovnikov  1 months back

                                                          Originally nitrous oxide was used during ww2 by some Russian airplanes like LA7 due to underpowered engines and inability to keep up with German Messerschmitt.Short speed boost allowed them to gain more speed during dog fight.

                                                          • yeahitskimmel
                                                            yeahitskimmel  1 months back

                                                            Tldr: Your modern plastic intake flows dry air and isn't meant for wet flow distribution.

                                                            • R C Nelson
                                                              R C Nelson  1 months back

                                                              Road Warrior sez: N20's definitely better'n supercharging. He also sez: Death to aluminum engines!

                                                              • cdn soul
                                                                cdn soul  1 months back

                                                                In my days ( same days as you) NO2 was much too expensive in Canada so we used Naphtha gas, a cool can filled with dry ice and an electric adjustable gas pump. Not as good as NO2 but not far behind. If mixed too rich, it would also blow holes in the pistons or melt the valves. Ahhh the good old days.

                                                                • 15 DurangoRT
                                                                  15 DurangoRT  2 months back

                                                                  You'll only blow your engine if you don't know how to use it (NOS).

                                                                  • Nismo 4 Life
                                                                    Nismo 4 Life  2 months back

                                                                    I wish I would’ve watched this video a couple weeks ago

                                                                    • 910AM Superstation Funnies

                                                                      'Also stay away from those party boys"

                                                                      • Aaron Pappy
                                                                        Aaron Pappy  2 months back

                                                                        What do u think of alcohol injection?

                                                                        • billybbob18
                                                                          billybbob18  2 months back

                                                                          NOS, I knew it was a bad idea before I knew why. Lol
                                                                          A story of stupid buddies and blown engines.

                                                                          • Kaylim Z
                                                                            Kaylim Z  2 months back

                                                                            Bill Murray?

                                                                            • Flat Earther
                                                                              Flat Earther  2 months back

                                                                              What did they use in fast and furious!

                                                                              • Kraig Cochran
                                                                                Kraig Cochran  2 months back

                                                                                Boy we huffed a lot of nitrous back in the 80s. 😀😀😀

                                                                                • Lou Fazio
                                                                                  Lou Fazio  2 months back

                                                                                  I've been interested in adding water injection to my car. I probably won't get to that.

                                                                                  • les zinzins
                                                                                    les zinzins  2 months back

                                                                                    ptdr eh ouais utilisez pas NOS dans votre voiture

                                                                                    • rushking19
                                                                                      rushking19  2 months back

                                                                                      I don't understand why people said nitrous is cheating it's not it's a powerful adder just like any other power adder

                                                                                      • tamer ursavas
                                                                                        tamer ursavas  2 months back

                                                                                        Nitrous is like harddrug doping for cars

                                                                                        • Ian Kelynack
                                                                                          Ian Kelynack  2 months back

                                                                                          This has got to be one of my most favorite Scotty Kilmer videos.

                                                                                          • Lone Wolf
                                                                                            Lone Wolf  3 months back

                                                                                            Hmm. Maybe this is why car dealers don't offer N2O systems as a dealer option...because they AREN'T for the average driver.

                                                                                            • 4 gauge
                                                                                              4 gauge  3 months back

                                                                                              Fill up your gas tank with nitro-methane,shut off the gates to your quad turbocharger system,turn up the NOS to max,then nail your quarter mile in under 4 seconds flat and well over 350 miles per hour🏁

                                                                                              • Kenneth Fisher
                                                                                                Kenneth Fisher  3 months back

                                                                                                Sorry I gotta throw the BS flag at only 5 seconds into the video... if you don't have a real NOS tank to show, that's OK... but don't hold up a propane tank for a soldering torch and try and pawn it off as a real NOS tank.