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Propane vs. NO2 vs. Water/meth

im just curious on the pros and cons of each, i was thinking about adding injectables to my truck once i do studs and a few other mods, im looking to hear some opinons

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Trucks respond very well to NO2 but that creates high backpressure. Water meth is good if you keep the meth concentration down. Meth will add to timing and I forgot who but said that meth lead to excessive valve wear. Propane is on the fence. I believe if you use it safely and not as a power adder you can run it. Propane used as a power adder will most likey cause a meltdown. If I am wrong about any of this someone on here will correct me
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What's the purpose of adding injectables? Power adder at the track on weekends or are you looking for something to help mileage and lower EGT's?

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Never had propane but have water meth for towing and works fine not much of power adder but on the other hand I also have nos now that is fun.LOL
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i was just asking the question cuz im courious about them all. i heard about everyone using them and people using each type likes them, theres a kid in my town running propane injection on his truck but hes secretive and doesnt tell anyone abou his truck

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Personally, I would NOT due the propane. I don't like the idea of adding a combustible gas to a compression ignition w/ direct injection since there is always of possibility of igniting it before it is suppose to. Like Jeff said, what the reason you are adding? From a power standpoint, good ole N20 is a great option since the heads on the 6.4 are so stingy. If you don't flow enough air, N20 makes up for it. Of course, you would need some additional mods like a WG if you use N20.

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i was leaning towards NO2 but my questions are how good will the head bolts hold up and how big of a no2 jet can u use on a stock head setup?

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head gaskets will not hold up if your truck is a job 1.08 job 1 trucks used the 6.0 head gaskets and that was a weak link in the 6.0. I would recommend studs and new gasket. and if running high tunes ,built tranny.
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head gaskets will not hold up if your truck is a job 1.08 job 1 trucks used the 6.0 head gaskets and that was a weak link in the 6.0. I would recommend studs and new gasket. and if running high tunes ,built tranny.
I'm not sure where you get your infomation from, but the OEM gaskets on the 6.0L are used in more high HP builds than any other gasket on the market. The 6.0L's weakness are the EGR cooler and TTY stock head bolts, not the gaskets.
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I have been thinking about water/meth on my truck as well.

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