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  •  Actually, that's bogus...because it's taken... (0+ / 0-)

    ...out of context as far as the ENTIRE thread is concerned, i.e. (among other statements):

    Nitrous oxide, by itself, isn't flammable...however...
       ...During the combustion process in an engine, at about 572 degrees F., nitrous breaks down and releases oxygen. This extra oxygen creates additional power by allowing more fuel to be burned...

    "I always thought if you worked hard enough and tried hard enough, things would work out. I was wrong." --Katharine Graham

    by bobswern on Fri Apr 19, 2013 at 02:47:46 PM PDT

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