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Old 08-27-2009, 07:26 AM   #1
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Anybody have any idea how the trinity fuel works compared to the odonnell fuel 30% in both. I run odonnell now and was thinking of switching.
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ummm, i'd look into byrons, cold fusion, torco, sidewinder, ect....but if you don't have any options besides the 2 you mentioned....i'd go with trinity platinum, odonnell might make a good buggy and glowplugs...but their fuel aint the best!!!!
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I would disagree. OD is not my favorite fuel but it is very good fuel. I wouldn't run Trinity for free.
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Trinity is excellent fuel. Made by Wildcat and uses Klotz caster along with some synthetic.

Sidewinder- made by Morgan Fuels
Torco- made by Torco race fuels
Trinity- made by Wildcat

are my 3 favorites.


I don't like Odonnell, I cant tune it as well as the others, it smells bad, has mystery oil (probally a mystery for a reason). I like their plugs, go figure.
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ummm, i'd look into byrons, cold fusion, torco, sidewinder, ect....but if you don't have any options besides the 2 you mentioned....i'd go with trinity platinum, odonnell might make a good buggy and glowplugs...but their fuel aint the best!!!!
Any reason behind this statement? Ive been running Odonnell fuel for close to 4 years and never had an issue with it. Burns good, keeps temps in check, tunes well and is very consistent gallon to gallon. I can also say that Ive run it in all brands of motors, OS, RB, Trintiy, Nova and almost every engine had a good long life.
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trinity platnum is a little lite on oil IMO, ~8 to 9% is cutting it close on lubercation

odonnell is good fuel, if you break you engine in with it and run it your engines can last a long time. i have had most engines go 10 to 15 gallons on odonnell.a little short on fuel milage though.

sidewinder worlds 10% oil, and TQ fuel are my favorite fuels, crisp tune, good runtimes, engine looks good internally.

Torco seems to be ok, but did get a bad case of it and REALLY messed up an engine. I tossed the Torco in the trash with the engine . More people here been running it, so they may of fixed it.But im not risking it again.

i cannot comment on byrons nor cold fusion because i have not run it, they look good and i have not heard nothing but good things about them.

Order of fuels, IMO

TQ Fuel
Sidewinder
o'donnell
??cold fusion??
??byrons??
trinity
Torco
everything else
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im suprised nobody has mentioned Nitrotane. i switched from 30% OD to 30% Nitrotane, and i had a 30 degree drop in temp just by switching the fuel.

and after about 5 gallons the internals look just as good as the day they went in. no rust, no oil stains, no carbon build up.
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trinity all the way!! burns awsome. and good mix
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Anybody have any idea how the trinity fuel works compared to the odonnell fuel 30% in both. I run odonnell now and was thinking of switching.
I've been racing for 10+ years. In that time I started off with blue thunder for about 4 months and switched to Odonnell for the last 11 years with ZERO issues!! It is truely some of the best stuff on the market. The way I see it is, If it ain't broke don't fix it......
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IMO odonnell is the best fuel on the market. I have been running it exclusively for several years without one single issue. Engines last 10+ gallons easily. I have never had one tuning issue with it. I do run 20% though.
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i been using trinity monster 25% fuel for about 2 years and havnt had any problems with it did once in a blue moon have to tune the engine dued to the inconstent weather this summer , i know it used to be a puple color and i brought some last mouth and it was a o donnel color of fuel i though it was bad but it was fine but i am a bit warely of their fuel now since they dint metion that they changed the color or diffrent oil etc so i might try byrons fuel on my next gallon
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