What's the deal with Nitrogen (item 7 on the periodic table)?

Asked by Apr 24, 2013 at 01:22 PM about the 1964 Trabant 600

Question type: General

Nitrogen is odorless, tasteless, and colorless.
Nitrogen gas (N2) makes up 78.1% of the volume of the Earth's air.
item 7 on the periodic table.  Why are there Nitrous kits?  If it's inert why do we enhance
performance with this? Why is N2 controlled with your EGR valve to present to the
combustion 'here's nothing-enjoy' to bring down the combustion temperature~

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...sorry its N02 not N2...like anyone would notice something like this....you gearheads~

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we've all got something to contribute, hopefully not directed to just person, but taking into account that just anyone may read this...what are we sharing here, in my case want to know about this element is MOST of our atmosphere, but only occasionally used for super-cooling and hot rods, yet no one seems interested~....curious.

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