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Old 06-10-2011, 08:43 AM   #1
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Default Changing Fuel Brands???

Just curious what the consensus was about changing fuel brands on a nitro engine. I've always thought that you should stick to one brand, end of story. Keeping the %'s the same though, not changing those, just wondering what other people think about this topic?
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Old 06-10-2011, 08:45 AM   #2
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changing fuel is fine, just make sure to re-tune. some fuel will run richer than others and some will run leaner
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I've changed fuel 6 times since I started racing. Finally found that perfect fuel. It's not an issue at all as long as your tune is good. It's always a good idea to richen both needles before you change and then tune from there. As previously stated some fuel will tune richer than others and you don't want to chance being to lean when you start it.
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Just re-tune
you will find different % of oil in different fuels
Some brands offer different choices of oil %
I think Byrons offers 9% or 12% oil .
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I am just gona say the +1 to what everyone else said here. Just make sure your tune is good and you can basically go to any fuel you want. If you cange % of nitro just make sure the manufacture recommended shimming is right.
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Old 06-11-2011, 12:13 PM   #6
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Good to know, thanks for all the feedback.
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