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Old 06-20-2011, 10:53 PM   #1
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hi, this morning I tuned my .28 ae engine but the smoke coming out of the exhuast was like too rough to my throught and on my eyes, what does it mean? am I running rich or lean?thanks
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hi, this morning I tuned my .28 ae engine but the smoke coming out of the exhuast was like too rough to my throught and on my eyes, what does it mean? am I running rich or lean?thanks
Dont put your face next to the pipe?

And most likely too rich.
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Even when they are tuned perfectly the smoke will choke you and burn your eyes..
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Even when they are tuned perfectly the smoke will choke you and burn your eyes..
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and some fuels burn way worse than others.....
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Yep. My frd's Blue Thunder makes me cry.
My own Byrons is fine.
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I started an engine once in a little shed. Within two minutes, my eyes where burning and I went outside. Will I ever do this again? No...

So yes, this is quite normal.
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I love the smell of nitro in the morning!
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smoke contain acid, H2SO4, it's a product of the combustion. That is burning your eyes...
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Welcome to the world of methanol and nitro methane
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Try some Odonnel fuel you will cry & puke

And if thats not enough 4 you get a drop on your clothes it will turn yellow

Good fuel if you can get passed all that
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There is alcohal in the fuel to help the engine run cooler. If you have ever been to a drag strip and standing next to a car that runs on alcohal you wont be standing there long
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its not a bong...
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Try some Odonnel fuel you will cry & puke

And if thats not enough 4 you get a drop on your clothes it will turn yellow

Good fuel if you can get passed all that
yeah its some strong stuff, but its my favorite fuel... its funny though when your going around the track and hear people say "someone is running O'donnell fuel" ... however, the new Speed blend doesnt smell and doesnt burn your eyes. i forgot about the Race blend when i switched back to it to run the rest of what i had out and cranked the engine up and the eyes started burning LOL
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