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Old 12-24-2007, 09:09 AM   #1
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I have been running the Trinity Monster fuel for a while now and really can't complain. But i have noticed that people useing the Odonell or the byron fuel seem to have the engine running nicer and at a more consistant level. Is this a sign of a better fuel or could they just be useing a high nitro percentage. I am really just wondering if the Trinity stuff is good, or if i should be running somthing else, also is 20% the common perecent for offroad racing.
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20% is more for bashers and just having fun. 30% is what most racers use. The higher nitro content yes makes you go faster, and more consisntant tune, and in anything over a .21 will have lower temps. But at the same time it breaks the engine down faster with less lubriation. But to most racers the benifits outway the bad. Hope this helps.
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If you're using 20% and want to switch, get 20% in the other brand so you can know if there is a difference. Remember that oil content from another brand's blend can be different, like sport, RTR, basher and race. Those will make a difference also. As for 20$ nitro, its common, but 25% & 30 % is for most who want the most power, but this is sometimes at the cost of engine longevity. O'Donnell's is good. I'm now using Maxy's and TQ.
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I switched from Byrons to TQ and love it car runs cooler and the price is good $105.00 shipped to your door
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I switched from Byrons to TQ and love it car runs cooler and the price is good $105.00 shipped to your door
Go to RCSignup.com and get the TQ discount sale. I need to order a case of 30% by the end of the year before it ends.
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Any one compared Byron to Sidewinder fuel? I'm currently using Byron and it's very good but what's the Sidewinder fuel like?

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