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Samurai Speed Go Boooooom! (Engine Explosion) (VIDEO ADDED!)


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#1 JohnTurbo Posted 15 April 2009 - 09:03 PM

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UPDATE: ENGINE IS FINE. ONLY THE FLYWHEEL HOUSING WAS BROKEN. NEW THREAD HERE:http://www.nagtroc.o...dex.php?sh...r>* Video AddedWe found the limits of the GT-R's transmission and now we're working on finding the limits of the engine.Nitrous is dangerous, kids. :)We probably had the world's first 'fire out of all 4 exhaust tips' launch and the engine blew.
Not exactly the way I wanted to end the night.Here's The Video...* Sorry for the crappy quality. Apparently the camera captured some poor footage due to low light.

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#2 RenatoGTR Posted 15 April 2009 - 09:06 PM

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O SHIT! That is crazy. NOZ will do that... Can't wait to see the vid.


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#3 Neoseven Posted 15 April 2009 - 09:08 PM

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Your crazy John!

Do I predict the first nagtroc GT-R with all forged internals?  Maybe this is a good thing, now you can build a motor that can handle 1000hp, purpose build for drag racing and find the limits of that new gear set. :)



#4 gp900bj Posted 15 April 2009 - 09:09 PM

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View PostJohnTurbo, on Apr 16 2009, 01:03 PM, said:

We found the limits of the GT-R's transmission and now we've found the limits of the engine.

Nitrous is dangerous, kids. :)

We probably had the world's first 'fire out of all 4 exhaust tips' launch and the engine blew.

We're waiting for a tow truck at the track now.

Not exactly the way I wanted to end the night.

I'll post the explosion-in-all-it's-glory video later.

Just for kicks you should take the car (as it is) to your nearest Nissan dealer and demand Warranty servicing.



#5 Arch5 Posted 15 April 2009 - 09:09 PM

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OMG!!!!!! :lmfao:  That royally bites a pretty big one.  Trying to look at the positive side...at least you can go ahead and jump in to some forged hardware and sleeves.  BIG HP is in the VERY near future for Samurai Speed!!!!!!!  :)



#6 mcm Posted 15 April 2009 - 09:13 PM

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Root cause?



#7 Raptrax Posted 15 April 2009 - 09:15 PM

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Nooo!!! That sucks... I guess its time to build the motor bigger  and badder!!! Forged internals baby!!!


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#8 nubbin Posted 15 April 2009 - 09:15 PM

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In for the video. :)


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#9 Kunani Posted 15 April 2009 - 09:16 PM

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Did you guys use a progressive controller like the NOS Launcher or was it manual switch ?



#10 Bernie (OOParts) Posted 15 April 2009 - 09:21 PM

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Sorry to hear.  Were you still running the 25 shot on each side manually switched?


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#11 ronaldrover Posted 15 April 2009 - 09:22 PM

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Your a valiant one John. =D

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#12 Arsinek Posted 15 April 2009 - 09:27 PM

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down with nitrous!



#13 Davin Posted 15 April 2009 - 09:35 PM

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wow, sorry to hear :/

a brave effort and learning experience nonetheless

already looking forward to the resurrection!



#14 Juno Posted 15 April 2009 - 09:38 PM

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:)   I totally forgot I was supposed to meet some people at the track tonight until I just saw a post about this on another site.  Sorry to hear about the car.  Hopefully you will have it rebuilt better and faster in no time.



#15 Keller Posted 15 April 2009 - 09:55 PM

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View PostJohnTurbo, on Apr 15 2009, 10:03 PM, said:

We found the limits of the GT-R's transmission and now we've found the limits of the engine.
With all due respect, I don't think this is a very accurate statement.  As you know, nitrous has many variables to consider during it's application that pure air/boost do not.  I would guess that your Air fuel ratios, for some reason, were way out of wack and you put a hole in a piston.  Of course I wasn't there to see the bang but the fact that tuners are making more HP than your set up and haven't blown an engine around a road course would lead me to think that the NOS set up alone was the culperate. (Unless you twisted the crank from the TQ at launch, which I doubt)
no malice, I just don't believe that your statement "found the limits of the engine" is entirely accurate given the circumstances.
Peace out :)


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#16 DerekFSU Posted 15 April 2009 - 10:01 PM

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John, sorry to hear that.  Thanks for leading the way for all of us!



#17 Kris@GTRBlog Posted 15 April 2009 - 10:10 PM

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Ouch! Sorry to hear it. I guess your guys get to get their hands real dirty with the VR38 now.


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#18 MindlessOath Posted 15 April 2009 - 10:20 PM

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Hopefully you don't have to buy a whole new block. Get back soon with annother record... Someone might beat your current one but I bet, u will surely surpass it.



#19 toprpm Posted 15 April 2009 - 10:27 PM

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OMG, can't you wait longer to have with it,

Anyways, time to contact JUN or MINES. try get some first sets for it. also we want to see what really brock in there,



#20 underpressure Posted 15 April 2009 - 10:34 PM

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ouch,
let me know if you need anything.

doing it proper.





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