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Old 12-14-2008, 10:13 PM   #1
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How is this fuel? I will be using it in an 8ight 1.0, JP3 pipe, Mach 427 engine. I have heard some people love it, some hate it. This is my 2nd ntiro car but I would prefer ease of tuning over performance to a point. I can get it at carolinasrc.com for $25 a gallon (the only place you can buy it by the gallon) and odonnell is $32 and backordered and Byrons gen 2 is backordered. thanks!
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if u race get 30%.

but i use sidewinder. it seems to keep my engine a tiny bit cooler
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I've tried other fuels.
toward the end of the last season I tried Nitrotane 30%
As a loyal Associated fan. I loved the Losi fuel

The O'Don's made my eyes hurt ALOT.. not just when I would accidently exhaust myself...

The Byron's was ok. but tuning was harder than usual.

The Other's were just... not even worth it.

The Losi.. clean, powerfull.. and most of all seemed to keep my engine consistant.

I still cry on the inside when I order Losi stuff
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+1 I always used byrons but i couldn't get it and tried nitrotane. Engine much easier to tune. I will be switching to eb mods fuel just because ed is a buddy of mine and if he says it's good then it's good. I have to say nitrotane was very impressive and will be my go to fuel from here on out. I also got a gallon of nitrotane sport 20% for the muggy and it never ran so well since new. Great fuel.
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if u race get 30%.

but i use sidewinder. it seems to keep my engine a tiny bit cooler
I would rather have ease of tuning and longetivity over more power.
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+1 I always used byrons but i couldn't get it and tried nitrotane. Engine much easier to tune. I will be switching to eb mods fuel just because ed is a buddy of mine and if he says it's good then it's good. I have to say nitrotane was very impressive and will be my go to fuel from here on out. I also got a gallon of nitrotane sport 20% for the muggy and it never ran so well since new. Great fuel.
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To answer your question, I used 20% Nitrotane all year will great results with the Mach 427.
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I would rather have ease of tuning and longetivity over more power.
Unless your a pro, you shouldn't need 30% because most club races aren't that demanding and having engines last longer is always a good thing.
I've never won an "a" main but it wasn't because my motor couldn't go fast enough.
A freind gave me 20% and i loved it but i ran out so i'll stick with the brands that are easy to get Byron's, Nitrotane,TQ fuels
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I have been running this stuff for well over a year and have had great luck motors are easyer to tune and they hold a tune better than anything i have ever use and how can you go wrong with a fuel that is made by VP fuels they sell more nitro than anybody else
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20 % gets a little better fuel milage over 30% thats always what i heard and plus 20 % is a little cheaper too
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it's a great fuel
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