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Old 07-06-2009, 10:53 AM   #16
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I'm using Sidewinder 20% fuel.

The worse part is I rebuild automotive engines and can do anything on a car or truck but this little thing screws with me
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Old 07-06-2009, 11:08 AM   #17
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Sidewinder had a bad batch of fuel recently. Maybe you got one of the bad gallons.

I know that feeling.
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I just bought the fuel last week. Do you know how I can check to see if my fuel is bad?
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Old 07-06-2009, 12:21 PM   #19
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Try someone else's fuel and see if the tuning problems go away. I've had bad gallons of fuel in the past as well.

Definitely reset the idle gap if it's at 1.5mm right now and tune again.
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Old 07-06-2009, 01:29 PM   #20
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Wow in all my years - 20+ in this hobby - I have never had bad fuel, I leave it in the snow, in the heat hahahahaha never bad, nitro is nitro.

Go back to factory settings and start from there. It all gets confusing with a hour here and a hour there lean rich ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh


just go back to factory and start all over

Remember to tune in 1 hour incrememts

Remember you cant tuned from idle.
RESET it,
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Never said it went bad. Said it was made bad.
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