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Old 05-04-2003, 11:26 PM
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Is it ok to run 20% nitro in my enging? the manual says 10-15% and I had some dynamite left from my on road. will this be ok?
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I can't see why not. The engine is abc so it should be able to handle 20% nitro. Run it slightly rich to keep temps down.
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There shouldnt be a problam it just might run a ittle warmer.
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I race a .15CVRX with 25% tornado fuel and to think I race here in the tropics!

It should be fine.
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thanks guys!
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yea it is ok i run 30% in mine
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I am friends with a Pro racer for Losi and he swears that anything over 20% is a waste of money. I am not knocking you guys that run 25 or higher so please dont take it that way. Gil Sr. always said its good for nothing but warping or melting your piston or head. What ever you run make sure it has the highest oil base you can find, the most common is 12% but you can find 16%. Always buy a MIP temp gage for every truck it is well worth the money, its saves alot on new motors.

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Default Re: nitro %

Originally posted by Hpi dude
Is it ok to run 20% nitro in my enging? the manual says 10-15% and I had some dynamite left from my on road. will this be ok?
humm i running 15% just play play if really wan to go race then change to 25%....
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Hi,

If you are going to a higher nitro setting, you will have to re-tune your engine.

If I remember correctly, high nitro means having to set the engine richer.

Lower nitro content means you can set the engine leaner.

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