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Old 03-02-2003, 09:18 PM   #16
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BBNTC3, where can I get some info on the fuel VP RACING FUEL that you are speaking of.

Also TURBO9000, where can I get some info on the brand of fuel you are talking about(POWERMASTER 30%).

I am switching fuel and have a real good idea of what I will run in all my motors, but before I make the final decision I would like to know more about those two types.

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Thats wild, never heard of VP Racing, they are based out of San Antonio Texas.
Check with this site. Maybe they can hook you up with a dist for their products in your area.

http://www.vpracingfuels.com/index2....D8024535EA7E5B

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Old 03-02-2003, 11:19 PM   #18
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Trinity Monster Horse Power, (Power Blend) 20 and 30%. NOTHING else I've ever tried makes the same power at the same temperatures, with the least amount of mess.
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Old 03-03-2003, 12:46 AM   #19
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Been using Blue Thunder 20% regular blend for 1 1/2 years. I am switching to sidewinder 20%. I used to sue Monster HP 20% but i didnt like it cuz it ran so darn hot. Im sure it was cuz i couldnt tune at the time.
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Ok, now what about switching fuel...?

I've been told to stay with the same brand / % as what I originally broke my engine in with. Is this true? ...or, can I just switch fuel whenever I feel like it...?

I've been using Blue Thunder 20% for 2 years now. It does alright, but I sometimes wonder what kind of performance I could get from other brands of fuel.

Dynamite / Blue Thunder has come out with a new fuel called "Sport Formula". It has an additive called ZX-7. It's supposed to reduce engine wear by preventing excessive operating temperatures.

Has anyone tried it yet...? Pros...? ...Cons...?
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I use the Trinity Platinum Race Blend 20%. I like it so far but we have a new shop in town that will be getting in the Wildcat Fuel. I know the Trinity is made by Wildcat but the shopowner will order the 18% oil fuel for us, what percent is in the Platinum Race Blend? I'm not sure.

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platinum is 8% oil content...Monster HP is 12%.....HPI power and wildcat eliminator are 14%..and elim. plus is 18%.....get your hooby shop order teh 14% blends..
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O'Donnels fuel, any percentage. Absolutely the best. Can't argue with the results of their drivers, Pavidis, Easton, Saxton etc...
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I have been very happy with O'Donnell 30%.
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Is'nt there really only a few companys that make all major brands of RC fuels? And most all comes from ANGUS FUELS.
I have never liked O'Donnell Fuel. Its not that consistant to me.( when it says 30% I expect it to be 30%).
The reason O'Donnell is considered the #1 fuel is just because they give the most fuel away at all major and regional events.

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O'Donnels fuel, any percentage. Absolutely the best. Can't argue with the results of their drivers, Pavidis, Easton, Saxton etc...
IMO, fuel doesnt win a race....the drivers do.
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Ok, now what about switching fuel...?

I've been told to stay with the same brand / % as what I originally broke my engine in with. Is this true? ...or, can I just switch fuel whenever I feel like it...?

I've been using Blue Thunder 20% for 2 years now. It does alright, but I sometimes wonder what kind of performance I could get from other brands of fuel.

Dynamite / Blue Thunder has come out with a new fuel called "Sport Formula". It has an additive called ZX-7. It's supposed to reduce engine wear by preventing excessive operating temperatures.

Has anyone tried it yet...? Pros...? ...Cons...?
I think its fine to switch fuels...I'd make sure the lube and nitro %etc. is similar to what your already using. Then run it at a rich setting around the track a few times/tanks...and see how your engine performs. I do it..and I havent had any problems.
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Mugen fuels rule- 20%-30%-40%

Never had any problems with this stuff
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Tennessee how much engine life do you guys get on my engines with that fuel. Tell em.

Fuel wont win races but your engine sure will last a long time on the right stuff. I have run Byron fuel 20 years+.
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Brads been running the same motor since the nat's on byron's 40%


My motor ran from oct-01 to when you came out to cali.

When was that june or july 02?


Then they're was that one time that I had to use another fuel for a 40 min main and I did'nt have enough time to tune it to the fuel,boy what a mistake that was

Of course I only run about a gallon of fuel every time we go to cali, & we go twice a month,then we run at the local track every other weekend, thats another half gallon each night.
That really adds up.
You guys can do the math
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