I believe your talking about the following scene
So essentially to improve performance:
They lighten the car by removing a bunch of parts .
Dom then brings a can of nitrous oxide
Torreto adds the coke can ring and redirects the air intake tube (which he actually reattaches).
DOM: Pull the vaccuum line and hold on. Old ...
So, why exactly did Toretto accept working for her in first place?
Because she'd kidnapped Elena, an ex-lover of Dom's.
I think I need to remind you why you chose to be here.
This is when we find out about Elena being kidnapped...and that she has had a son that Dom knew nothing about. It's clear from the conversation between Dom & ...
If I recall correctly, the car is a 1970s Dodge Charger which has no electronics to be affected by an EMP blast.
It's perceived wisdom that modern cars rely extensively on electronics for ignition and control systems that could be adversely affected by an EMP burst.
There is conflicting evidence/opinion on this though.
Try this article for more ...
A few reasons that this would be true:
The cars built before the 1980s have relatively few electronics, and those that do don't have any major systems (such as braking, ignition, fuel injection, etc.) controlled by those electronics.
Cars built before the 1980s also contain lots more metal and would work more effectively as a Farady cage and would make the ...
According to the screenwriter for the movies, Chris Morgan, they expected this "face turn" for Shaw to generate a little controversy.
Link to article but relevant parts copied below:
ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY: You joined the franchise writing the screenplay
for Tokyo Drift, the movie that introduced Han. When we first met
Deckard, he was killing Han. ...
I was wondering the same thing whilst watching the movie.
I have a theory; maybe he had another tracking device on him and gave the tracker to Magdalene Shaw in an emergency, private meeting in Cuba. He might've been able to communicate with her somehow by pressing a button or something on the tracking device that may have signaled her to meet him (knowing ...
He removes the vacuum line off the waste gate. The wastegate lets excess pressure bypass the turbo and controls the boost level, all turbo vehicles have one. By doing this he creates unlimited boost.
This does nothing in real life except destroys your engine. Without the extra fuel, all that boost would add zero speed to the car.
The car already had a ...