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Old 08-14-2005, 03:44 AM   #1
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Default Higher nitro content = lower engine temps but....

....What exactly is the theory behind this?

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the theory is that the higher nitro will give more power so you can run richer to achieve the same temps as with lower nitro content fuel.
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OK....then......what's this I hear about cold gas?? People are putting thier gan in the fridge and then running it....cold!! who knows about this?
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I've head about the cold fuel though. I don't believe it makes much difference if any. I first read about it in a mag that said the pros keep a bottle on ice to put in their tanks at the tech after the race. The fuel makes the tank shrink back to it's normal size after running in the heat for a long time and expanding. It probably just took off from there.
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Jeff do here that noise???????????????





















is a losi calling your name LO
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Braahahahaha!!! What's up Dave? If I didn't have so many dang GT spare parts that would sell for about nothin I'd be driving a new AD2!! Next year maybe. I may hang up the gt and just start racing my 1/8 for awhile.
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Dont tell me the gas truck class is gonna loose another one, to those 1/8 scale buggies lo. Yea when I made the switch from the gt to the losi the first guy to buy my truck got so much free stuff i just threw in, at least three dozen tires LO come to the dark side.

Well I let you drive mine this year at the big Ohio race LO Im going this year.
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Maybe I can get to that race this year. Would be fun to at least watch. Ah the 1/10 class around here just isn't that fun to race b/c of the low turnouts. One race a month it's good b/c everybody goes to the same track. Almost carpet season now. 1/12 gonna be fun!
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cold fuel is just going to soak up water vapor out of the air making the fuel stale have fun water burns great.
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i have experimented with 30%/25% and 20% coz i mix my own fuel... i am using 20% now... coz

1. Save a bit of money
2. Longer run times
3. On the track, the power is not noticable.
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