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Old 06-21-2010, 03:30 PM   #1
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Default How to fill up the bottle properly with nitro?

I have a 5L nitro fuel container. I also have a 1L bottle that I use to refuel my nitro with.

So the nitro fuel goes from my 5L nitro fuel container to my 1L bottle to the nitro's fuel tank.

The problem is, when filling up the 1L bottle, I always spill some fuel even though I use a hopper. How can I fill my bottle without spilling a drop of the nitro? Every drop lost = money lost :P
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Old 06-21-2010, 04:19 PM   #2
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does the bottle have the long tip on it? like this one?
http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...0cc-Pit-Fueler

if so you squeeze/hold it till the air is out then stick the tip in the container with the nitro in it and release the bottle so it fills.
im terrible at explaining things, hopefully you understand what im saying...
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Old 06-21-2010, 05:25 PM   #3
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If the end of the nozzle is tilted, just make sure to tilt it upwards when taking it out of the can so that no fuel spills out
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Hahah what a great idea! Thanks a lot!
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Old 06-22-2010, 09:02 AM   #5
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I use 3 funnels, a fuel pump, filter, 10 feet of fuel tuning and a Pink flamingo. Hahaha




Just squeeze the bottle dip it in and let it fill. Then repeat...
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Yep, squeeze the air out of your re-fueling bottle, and stick the nozzle down in the big jug of fuel.

You'll have to tip the big jug on it's side as the amount of fuel gets lower....also, speaking from experience, watch what you're doing when filling the small bottle, so you don't tip the jug over too far.

I was paying too much attention to a race, and not enough to what I was doing, and dumped a bunch of fuel on my foot!
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oh, where not suppose to poor fuel into the fuel tank of my buggy from the gallon jug during a race??? I knew i was doing something wrong.
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oh, where not suppose to poor fuel into the fuel tank of my buggy from the gallon jug during a race??? I knew i was doing something wrong.
You have been gong through 2 gallons every race and only 45 min of track time huh??
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Just pour as much as I can hold in my mouth and then spit it into my fuel bottle. Works great.





EDIT: This is humor, don't try this at home, or the track.
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I use 3 funnels, a fuel pump, filter, 10 feet of fuel tuning and a Pink flamingo. Hahaha




Just squeeze the bottle dip it in and let it fill. Then repeat...
lol Ok i see why the use of the pink flamingo but whats the other stuff for....
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Just pour as much as I can hold in my mouth and then spit it into my fuel bottle. Works great.





EDIT: This is humor, don't try this at home, or the track.
It is all beginning to make sense now-that must be your super speed tip o the week.
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