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Old 08-02-2009, 06:09 PM   #1
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Default What % of lubrication does O'Donnell 20% fuel have?

i was wondering what percent of lubricaton O donnell 20% fuel has because i switched to Byrons 20% with 12% lubrication and it runs a lot different and is harder to tune than the o donnell. but if the o donnell is 9% or 10% i will switch to to Byrons 20% with 9% lubrication. so anyone know about the O Donnell fuel?
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i was wondering what percent of lubricaton O donnell 20% fuel has because i switched to Byrons 20% with 12% lubrication and it runs a lot different and is harder to tune than the o donnell. but if the o donnell is 9% or 10% i will switch to to Byrons 20% with 9% lubrication. so anyone know about the O Donnell fuel?
i just bought a gallon of oddonnel 20 and love it.
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i just bought a gallon of oddonnel 20 and love it.
yea i know its good fuel but i need to find out what percent of lubrication in it!! anyone know?!!
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I think OD is 12 but I don't know for sure.
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anyone else know?
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O'Donnel fuel contains an advanced lubricant package which provides engine protection equivalent to that of conventional lubricants that have an 18% lubricant content. This is what Towerhobbies has on their site and what i've been told by a person at O'Donnel.
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O'Donnel fuel contains an advanced lubricant package which provides engine protection equivalent to that of conventional lubricants that have an 18% lubricant content. This is what Towerhobbies has on their site and what i've been told by a person at O'Donnel.
yeah. Good luck finding that info on the bottle.
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yeah. Good luck finding that info on the bottle.
Yeah some companies are very protective of thier oil percentages, which i understand why.
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O'Donnel fuel contains an advanced lubricant package which provides engine protection equivalent to that of conventional lubricants that have an 18% lubricant content. This is what Towerhobbies has on their site and what i've been told by a person at O'Donnel.
wow. that seems a lot. the byrons i have runs worse than the o donnell. i figured the more oil content, the more it would smoke and not as much performance... guess i was wrong.
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wow. that seems a lot. the byrons i have runs worse than the o donnell. i figured the more oil content, the more it would smoke and not as much performance... guess i was wrong.
Yeah, O'Donnel is good fuel runs good but iv'e found Cold Fusion to be the best fuel out there.
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wow. that seems a lot. the byrons i have runs worse than the o donnell. i figured the more oil content, the more it would smoke and not as much performance... guess i was wrong.
lubrication % is irrelevant. Even if byron and o'donnell have the same percentage, you have to retune. You can't just flip fuels after running a tank and conclude that one is better than the other. Besides, both are popular and have great performance.
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lubrication % is irrelevant. Even if byron and o'donnell have the same percentage, you have to retune. You can't just flip fuels after running a tank and conclude that one is better than the other. Besides, both are popular and have great performance.
well no kidding... i knew i would have to do that. ive retuned it a lot and cant get it like i had it with o donnell so im going back to o donnell.
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well no kidding... i knew i would have to do that. ive retuned it a lot and cant get it like i had it with o donnell so im going back to o donnell.
Didn't you say on Friday that byrons ran better than O'donnell fuel? What happened in the last 72 hours to flip your opinion?
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Odonnells 20% has 18% oil content according to a web site selling it that had the info, i can't remember the name though. :/
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Didn't you say on Friday that byrons ran better than O'donnell fuel? What happened in the last 72 hours to flip your opinion?
yea it runs good. i won my first race with it but it just doesnt seem as easy to tune with the percent of oil content. unless its a bad batch of fuel. but im going back to o donnell.
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