Nitrous solenoid as a leanout flow

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  1. rb0804

    rb0804 Member

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    Anyone have any flow figures that they would like to share for a .180” orfice nitrous solenoid? I know the orfice is listed as .180” but I’m not sure if the plunger gets all the way out of the way and would flow the same as say a 180 jet. Basically I’m looking for the max flow of one of those solenoids. Thanks in advance.
     
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    no expert, but unless it's one of the oversized "trashcan" style it likely is closer to .125 as typical. even the normal "large" NOS solenoids won't flow more than a .120-125 jet.
     
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  3. TADHemiracer

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    I have had the same experience with nitrous solenoids when I tried to use them as lean outs. They generally did not flow near as much as I thought. I went to a hydraulic solenoid and problem solved.
     
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    Thanks guys. I was thinking somewhere around the .130” range.
     
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  5. Dave Koehler

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    .130" is about 3.7 GPM, a pretty serious lean out
     
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    I’ve taken mine and opened the holes up some. Then used a smaller lean out off my fuel log for the fine tuning
     
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