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Old 10-24-2007, 01:39 PM   #1
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I'm running Byron's 30% on a C6BBT7. What is the best fuel for runtime ?
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Old 10-24-2007, 01:49 PM   #2
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That is a very open ended question. You will get many answers. Here is mine.
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Old 10-24-2007, 02:21 PM   #3
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Hopefully I can get some replies from people that have tried Byron's and something else. I am looking to get longer run times than with Byron's.
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You are probably only going to see minimal changes in runtime assuming you stay with 30%nitro 10% oil. The c6 your running is a major gas sucker. I used sidewinder with a c6 and its liveable but you arent going to get up where a vspec runs.
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The C6 is a very good motor. My friend that has a C6bb is getting almost 8 minutes with Odonnel 30%. I'm running in my a 928 truggy and I can get 8 min, not much more. Many guys in my area (Philly) run NitroTane and TQ. I am running Tornado. They are hitting 8 min. I don't know of a fuel that can stretch run time significantly.
Most guys just get their engines cut ,have ceramic bearings installed and change the carb insert. With those mods, there is an increase in run time.
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My buddy ran a C6 in his truggy and almost always got nearly 10 mins of outdoor running. Come indoor season that's a gaurantee.
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I run Byron 20% in my P5 and get 11 minutes outdoor and 12.5 minutes indoor .

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i run byrons...i have also ran type o and type s all 30% and there was minimal if any difference in run time...i stayed with byrons cause of the ease of turning...
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We are running the Werks fuel. V-Speck.21 and a CV-2 Sportwerks .21.
Both will make 7 minutes. I'm reading all these 8's and thinking we are running fat.
The Werks fuel smokes like a Byrons, I would assume due to more oil contents that would result in the longer life of the motor. The more oils the hotter you can run with out hurting it as much. I also read that the higher percent of nitro helps keep the temp down. Sounds like a fine line huh.?
Next year I think I will run the O'Donnel again.
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I have tried all the popular fuels out there OD, Sidewinder wc blend, Byrons and they all seem to run about the same. The best possible runtime will come from proper tuning, the right glowplug, correct pipe, and most of all throttle control. Almost forgot to mention the use of a carb insert, it may lose a little power but will increase runtime. Hope this helps.
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I feel the best fuel around is sidewinder 10% oil, 30% nitromethane. I want from running ~ 8 min. with odonnell to About 10 min. with sidewinder
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if you get a lower nitro content you get longer runtime, because more nitro means you have to tune richer.
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I've ran Burons 30% and liked it and switched to TQ fuels because my buddy let me try some and I noticed that my temps went down but run time is same Byrons is a great fuel my LHC just can't get it anymore as fast as we need it and we order TQ on-line $105.00 shipped
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The best fuel for maximum runtime is a properly tuned engine and "the Finger!"

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