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Old 06-18-2008, 06:09 AM   #1
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Has anyone ever tried to use fuel in lower temperatures or is it a stupid idea?
Cuz I've seen people doing in 1/1 competition and I was just wondering if it was worthy to try this in RC competition.
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Old 06-18-2008, 08:09 AM   #2
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Cooling down will give more effective fuel/drivetime in the tank but if the fuel is on its limit at normal temperature with the Nitromax meter for sure it will be a messured to heavy at lower temperatures.
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One time when I was racing and it was cold outside, my car flamed out after a refuel stop. A guy that's been racing many years told me that the cold fuel probably extinguished the glow plug. Anyone know if that's true? I have seen people keep their fuel containers in coolers too.

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It won't help performance any. Theoretically it could increase fuel mileage but not enough to matter in my opinion. I have seen people do the opposite on cold days. They will put the fuel bottle out in the sun to warm up before the race starts. They say it gives a more consistent tune but who knows.
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I have one of those Trinity fuel coolers, where you'd put cold packs in it with your fuel to keep it cool. I know when I used to use it, I didn't notice any real difference in wear or mileage, and I would get my butt kicked just as bad as when I didn't use it........... But it was worth a try.
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Old 06-19-2008, 09:39 AM   #6
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I always thought the fuel cooler, like the trinity I use, was for fuel life not immediate performance
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Old 06-19-2008, 10:49 AM   #7
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I also put my fuel tank in the sun to warm up and it does give a better performance.
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I prefer to drink mine room temperature.
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This is what i was told a wile back. When you cool your fuel it may be cool in your fuel bottle, but then when you put it in the tank the pressure line just heats the fuel back up.
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