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Old 02-24-2007, 07:48 PM   #121
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At our track which is mostly 1/8 scalers and a few 1/10 tc racers. Some racers use Byron's,but most racers including my self use O'Donnell's fuel.
I guess because of it's long and solid racing history. I like it because it's
clear (no dyes) and it's white sun proof bottle.
When we talk about fuels we mainly talk about the nitro percentage 16-30%
or the lube package 8-12% racing. What about the other +or- 60% left, is it
all methanol?

p/s werks your arguments are very impressive if your fuel is clear (w/o dyes)
I will probably try it.
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Old 02-24-2007, 08:21 PM   #122
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At our track which is mostly 1/8 scalers and a few 1/10 tc racers. Some racers use Byron's,but most racers including my self use O'Donnell's fuel.
I guess because of it's long and solid racing history. I like it because it's
clear (no dyes) and it's white sun proof bottle.
When we talk about fuels we mainly talk about the nitro percentage 16-30%
or the lube package 8-12% racing. What about the other +or- 60% left, is it
all methanol?

p/s werks your arguments are very impressive if your fuel is clear (w/o dyes)
I will probably try it.
Byron's and Maxy's don't have heavy dye, it's the lubricants that have the tint to them from what I hear. And O'Donnel gummed up my friend's motor quickly so I never touch it.
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Old 02-25-2007, 07:48 AM   #123
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I have used O'Donnell fuel for 2+ years and never had a problem. My engines always ran good and the fuel was consistant from bottle to bottle but recently I tried Werks and was very impressed. I ran a tank with O'Donnell and then the next tank with Werks and I had to lean both needles several hours and the engine ran great. I'm switching to Werks.
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I am not knocking any brands of fuel,but I just think dyes,scents and transparent bottles are gimmicky. If I'm not mistaken many years ago nitro fuel was
called model fuel it came in cans and it was clear. I don't mind looking a little
harder at my fuel line or tank if it means I get just a little more performance.
I think any fuel will gum up an engine (some a little more than others) if you
don't store them right. ie..clean out side,run all fuel out and after run oil.
I am no fuel expert just my two cents.
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Old 02-26-2007, 06:19 PM   #125
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We have mande clear fuel in the past for the same reason and we still do on custom order for some racing clubs but generally speaking unless you race most people are afraid of clear fuel, in my experience. They wonder if there is any oil in it. I say of course there is but then they go for the coloured fuel, we also have people ask for it in particular colours so they can see it in the tank ..

Its really up to the individual.

We also did an experiment where we made a large batch of fuel , put half of it in black bottles and half in clear.. Nobody touched the black ones.. Their most common responce was they couldnt see what was in it .. of course the black bottle or the white ones we sell in are better to protect the fuel , but people still want to see what they are buying. Its a personal thing i guess

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Old 02-26-2007, 09:52 PM   #126
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what makes it better than others ?
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Old 02-26-2007, 10:01 PM   #127
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I guess if it works then that's whats up
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Old 02-27-2007, 05:49 PM   #128
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massivemods is your fuel commercially available in the USA.
I hear your blend is similar to RUNNERTIME...that's a PLUS
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Once again the bashers and the rtr group prevail. Racers are only 20% of the
market or less. So if you want real racing fuel you must custom order it or make yourself. I can't afford neither,so I guess I'll stick with the stinky,watery
looking stuff in the dull white bottle Odonnell's racing fuel for now.
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Old 02-28-2007, 09:54 AM   #130
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I make my own:
16% Nitro
12% Klotz KL200
72% Methane

And it works ( + it has a better smell than the ones U buy in the shop )

And the price is cheaper than if I buy it in the shop... ( like half the price)

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Old 02-28-2007, 02:33 PM   #131
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Werks Racing Fuel will soon be available at Warrick Custom Hobbies in Plantation, Fl. Fuel is shipping today from CA, so hopefully it will be here sometime next week (initially only 30%). Because of shipping costs you are probably looking at around $35 a gallon.
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massivemods is your fuel commercially available in the USA.
I hear your blend is similar to RUNNERTIME...that's a PLUS

It Sure is ! Let me knwo where you are and what type of fuel yo need and we will ship it to you or tell you a location where you can get it .

We have researched all the best fuels around the world and Runnertime uses a very similar oil to ours. The difference is theirs is a synthetic castor which is very nice, ours is a straight synthetic from the same family of oils. There is about 3000 of these types of oils avalable and we use 2 of them and have exclusive liscence for their use as they have been modified to our specs and produced as such. Only MassiveMods has this oil.

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MM, just looking over your post, if I'm understanding what you wrote your fuel uses strictly synthetic oils. Is this correct?
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Dono if U meant me, but yeah, I'm running pure syntetic

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MM, just looking over your post, if I'm understanding what you wrote your fuel uses strictly synthetic oils. Is this correct?
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MM, just looking over your post, if I'm understanding what you wrote your fuel uses strictly synthetic oils. Is this correct?

Hey Ron

No we use Castor in all our fuels unless its a custom order.
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