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Old 01-03-2003, 07:32 AM   #31
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I get my BK straight from the guy that makes it here in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area, Terry Prather. He's not much to look at, but he makes some great fuel!! The kid that bought my EK-4 Monster truck was running it on my 30% BK fuel at our dirt oval race and the header bolts came out and leaned the engine reeeeal bad. He never let up and it stayed running!!! The head was smoking like a McDonalds fryer, we temped it at 514 deg. F !!!! After I tore it down for him, all I saw in the engine was a nice coating of oil that was not burned!! The only thing hurt was the piston ring ($5 part from Thunder Tiger) since it got so hot it lost it's temper.
All in all, great fuel!!!
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Old 01-03-2003, 07:40 AM   #32
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Check out www.bkracingfuel.com , maybe you can get hold of Terry and get a case or 2 shipped to you if it's hard to get locally.
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Old 01-03-2003, 11:19 AM   #33
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thanks for that link it would be impossible to get locally so i will probably order some from him
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Old 01-03-2003, 12:44 PM   #34
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I'm not sure Terry makes the BK fuel however; he is the main distributor for it.

POWER MASTER 30% is the fuel I use!!
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Old 01-03-2003, 01:19 PM   #35
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Default case or 2 shipped

Only problem with shipping fuel is that there is usually a hazardous shipping charge that is like $5-$10 a gallon.
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Old 01-03-2003, 01:38 PM   #36
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popsracer i know what you mean shipping fuel costs alot

however the prices on that site include shipping per case and the price is outstanding

i think i am going to make the switch
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Old 01-03-2003, 02:12 PM   #37
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yep. 26 dollars a gallon is not bad at all for 30% including shipping. Thanks for the link ronin8451
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Old 01-03-2003, 03:20 PM   #38
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Punisher, yes , he does blend it himself!!!
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Old 01-03-2003, 04:22 PM   #39
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I run Trinity fuel exclusivly. The only other fuels i would even consider using, would be the other WildCat mixes ( HPI fuel and Wildcat Eliminator to name two. )

I prefer the Trinity over the Eliminator fuel, as Wildcat gunks if left in the lines easier than Trinity. Eliminator has a tad more oil.

I worked at a hobby shop for a year, and I had experiance with Traxxas, Blue Thunder, and occasionally O'Donnel. The shop only carried Traxxas, Wildcat, and Trinity fuels, But we had cars come back all the time to work on with other fuels. In tuning, and running the other cars, I just didn't like the other fuels. I can honestly say that I never saw an engine with Trinity fuel come back with gunk inside it. I have used Megatech fuel once, and it ran very well, but I'm not sure how it is over an extended period. It was 25% nitro, if i remember right. The shop had a sample case that we used a couple times. Didn't seam bad, and I wouldnt mind trying it again..

Just last week, I suggested Trinity fuel to someone, and here is the e-mail I recieved from him:

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Date: 1/1/2003 16:43:55 EST
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hey troy its me xxx , i just came back inside from running my maxx with the new fuel and pull start and WOW what a difference it made , the settings on
my maxx were actually a little bit lean with the trinity fuel and a tad rich
with the BT . the performance was awesome dude , my maxx is shifting ever
time now with the new fuel , thanks dude ! best 11 bux i spent on my t so far
, ill now be using the fuel in all my nitros to come , my bro is getting a
savage soon so ill make him go with trinity , youve got me down with the
sickness lol later troy and THANKS a millon man ! later

-xxxx
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Old 01-03-2003, 11:06 PM   #40
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side winder 30/10
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Old 01-05-2003, 10:48 AM   #41
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Custom blend by me, formulae is very simple and straight:

- Grab some fresh and quality methanol.
- The same applies to Nitro.

- Klotz Bėnol (castor oil).
- Klotz Original Techniplate (synthetic oil).

Found that some of the fuels sold on my area were too oily or leave crap on the engines. Took some time to find my own oil values, but here are if some wants to do some test:

16% nitro for serious race: 6% synthetic and 2% of castor. If track is very large, may I add a 0.5% or 1% more of castor (at the end of backstraight with engine turning >36K rpm, the only one who saves you from an expensive disaster is castor).

May I move slightly the values of oil, depending what I'm expecting to use, but I found that is the main formula that I use.

Less oil means more nitro and more methanol on your piston chamber, thus more zoom.
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performance rossi fule

16%nitro
3% castor
10% 1t3 oil
71% methanol

the 1t3 has a very high burning point so it dont make the internals of your engine brown or black
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performance rossi fule

16%nitro
3% castor
10% 1t3 oil
71% methanol

the 1t3 has a very high burning point so it dont make the internals of your engine brown or black
I forgot that rossi made fuel... but then again it seems every engine manufacturer wants to make fuel (except os).

I use Odonnel 20 or 25 (if I can get it: which means once) because I am prone to forget or not get enough so I can borrow some in these cases because everyone has it practically.
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On a side note, with the Odonnel, on a day with no wind and you're fixing a car in the pits, don't you find the fumes the most painful stuff!? It burns your eyes and stings when you breath. All that run Odonnel should know the feeling, but just wondering if any other fuel does this and why? Odonnel is the best stuff I can get, but I would like to avoid even chancing that opportunity if I were to get a different type of fuel for the first run I use it.
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