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Old 05-24-2010, 06:40 PM   #16
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What ever is local and cheap.
agreed.

When I first got my buggy I used sidewinder 30%, tuned it, ran good. But note I purchased that fuel about 50 miles from my house. Well I went to my first local race and they sell fuel there (Powermaster 30%) in an aluminum square can, so I bought that and it ran very rich and I was like, dang this fuel sucks. But after leaning it out some the fuel ran the exact same as the sidewinder. And for only $27 a gal, and its local, cant beat it!

So basically just find a fuel thats cheap and in your area, and tune your vehicle for that fuel. Switching fuels you will always have to re-tune some. But go for the cheap stuff, runs the same. Personal experience there....
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Old 05-24-2010, 07:13 PM   #17
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i say be careful how cheap you go.


Run a gallon of traxxas in one engine and a gallon of oddonnel in another. Open up the engines when it's over and i guarantee the oddonnel fuel will have that engine shinning.

burns cleaner, burns cooler, more power, easier to tune.
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agreed.

When I first got my buggy I used sidewinder 30%, tuned it, ran good. But note I purchased that fuel about 50 miles from my house. Well I went to my first local race and they sell fuel there (Powermaster 30%) in an aluminum square can, so I bought that and it ran very rich and I was like, dang this fuel sucks. But after leaning it out some the fuel ran the exact same as the sidewinder. And for only $27 a gal, and its local, cant beat it!

So basically just find a fuel thats cheap and in your area, and tune your vehicle for that fuel. Switching fuels you will always have to re-tune some. But go for the cheap stuff, runs the same. Personal experience there....
I got the best of everything using Powermaster fuel. I run Byrons now 25% with 11% oil. then I add a bit of caster oil...
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Old 05-28-2010, 08:13 AM   #19
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cold fusion fuel 20%?
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Fuel is not the same, be careful about cheap stuff in this hobby
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cold fusion fuel 20%?
Yep give Cold Fusion Fuel a Try Best fuel you can buy.
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Yep give Cold Fusion Fuel a Try Best fuel you can buy.
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one word.... Byrons.. it doesn't get any better
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one word.... Byrons.. it doesn't get any better
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Bryons all the way.

but I sure would like to try Cosmo fuel
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Eb mods hands down. Here in socal it started with 1 person runnin it then 4 now it's the fuel I see the most. It's also impossable to not notice lol it's pink haha and if ur blind u can tell still cause it smells different. It's great I never have flameout issues. I would recommend it to anyone.
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I have been very happy with the EB Mods 30% fuel. It burns clean and does not leave excessive carbon buildup on the motor's internals...
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