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Old 01-13-2009, 03:02 PM
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hey guys

i was just wondering if you could make nitro fuel
if you can can you post a step by step guide to making it??

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Old 01-13-2009, 03:54 PM
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You can make it your self. A older guy showed and told me the steps years ago but did not really pay attention to how he did it. I see what I can find out.
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Fuel aint beer. You dont want to home brew...
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Originally Posted by Bigedmond View Post
Fuel aint beer. You dont want to home brew...
+1 leave it to the pros

Yes you can make fuel. Is it a safe and good idea NO.
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Old 01-13-2009, 04:20 PM
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If you don't know what your doing it is not a good idea to do it this guy had done it for a LHS for a while. He had the stuff to make fuel in 55 gallon drums and I don't think its safe to have in a garge for too long.
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no offense if there listening but at the track a track i used to go to a fella brewed fuel and sold it and seemed like all the guys using this home brew were always having issues with there engines...looking to save $ id just go w/20%
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Not a good idea, but I have seen people adding nitro as many manufacturers cheat with the nitro content.
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i would leave it to the guys that know whats acceptable to do and whats not.. nitro can be very unstable if not cared for correctly
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Maybe the O.P is very sensible, will follow the MSDS's and storage requirements exactly and has handled chemicals before.

I would also be interested to know how to do it.... not because I want to make fuel, but rather because I think it would be easy!! I wanna know what the fuss is about... if you measure your 4 ingredients properly and add the smaller ingredients to the methanol and then shake it then it will be perfect right? (ie; they are all easily soluble)
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Have at it. Make sure you will is in order

http://www.perthrcheliclub.org.au/fuelCal.php
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Old 01-13-2009, 07:28 PM
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ok but nodoy has told me how they make it or how you are suppost to
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