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Old 04-05-2010, 07:21 PM   #1
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Default Give me some engine tuning tips. Losi 8ight t 2.0 losi 454

This is my third nitro rc and i have gotten fairly good at tuning the motor BUT i always second guess myself thinking i have it too lean. During break in the factory needle settings were ridiculously rich. After break in i tuned to what i felt was pretty good. Then i decided to change plug out for a MC59 and retune. I went back to factory settings per the manual and they were VERY LEAN. At that point i didn't really know what to do so i just put both needles flush which seemed rich and tuned from there. Last time i ran at the track it came off at 254F which is a good temp i think.

So i guess i need help with my second guessing. Any tips? Does everyone retune before each race? Its hard to do at my track while everyone is practicing so i have to do it a day or two before at home.
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Old 04-06-2010, 05:11 AM   #2
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There's some good reading in the the tuning bible i fine my self just looking though it from time to time just to refresh my self.
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