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Old 05-15-2010, 07:10 AM   #1
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I bought a gallon of this stuff and was wondering what some of you guys think about it that have ran it. How much oil is in it? Im using byrons now.
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8% oil if I remember right.. I've run it on 2 engines one of which has had nothing but Torco, and I like it.. The price is hard to beat, and it dropped engine temps on the one engine I had been running Trinity Platinum in..
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I bought a gallon of this stuff and was wondering what some of you guys think about it that have ran it. How much oil is in it? Im using byrons now.
stay with byrons, none of my engines ran right with torco, im not the only one local who has had the same experience. ive had sponsored nova drivers tune it even(i run +4) and same results. my engine wore out faster,tune was always different. I started thinking it was the fuel, i had some sidewinder sitting around, put that in it, it ran great, fine tuned it a little, all my issues went away, no more flame outs. now all i run is byrons, on my 3rd case
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torco was ok but since i switched to cold fusion the tune and performance is so much more consistent
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Torco is fine, I have ran it all, I like Torco, Byrons, RS, And Sidewinder. The oil in Torco is at 8% as Far as I know. I have never had an issue with it, I moved to Texas and am living in Hotels for work, otherwise I would be running Torco by the case, It is good Juice, Plus it comes from a state with Balls, AZ.
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I bought a gallon of this stuff and was wondering what some of you guys think about it that have ran it. How much oil is in it? Im using byrons now.
There's 8% synthetic and 2% castor. I'm happy with the fuel. I read some people have had bad experiences from the fuel, but than again there a lot of people who are happy with it. Try it out and see for yourself.

You might need to change to a hotter glow plug when you switch from another fuel if the idle isn't consistent. It will idle and perform much better after doing so.
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Been running Torco 30% in my Alpha Plus engine for 2 gallons now. Seems to tune nice and easy for me.....creates great power and runs cool. No issues at all with it for me. I did hear that the Nitro they use is higher quality than some though so it gives some tunes a little adjustment, but for me no issues as of yet. I run a P3 plug in mine as well....
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Novarossi's run just fine with torco if you know how to tune the motor to the fuel.
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Been Running Torco since it came out and love it. It has won alot of big races and Ernest Madrazo won the masters Truggy at Nitro Challenge with it.
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thanks for the replies. A buddy of mine turned me on to it. I usally pit for him and when he is done his qualifier or main is engine temps are like 180 or 190 and his engine has plenty of power. He hasnt had any trouble with the fuel so far. I wanna try it out but Im after longevity wth my engines.
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Now we know what Tiger has been doing since his golf game went to $hit.lol
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Now we know what Tiger has been doing since his golf game went to $hit.lol
LMAO!!!! Thats a good one.
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torco is a awsome fuel it has giving me awsone results..
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No issues here either ( in the v-spec I've got) , and I'm still using the same gallon I bought last September.
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On the east coast this fuel is very popular! The oil content is 11%. I just sent some to New Mexico last week so this fuel definitely gets around. There are several that say they don't like it but around here a lot of local pros love this fuel and will run nothing but it, especially for the price!
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