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Old 03-31-2004, 06:46 AM   #7306
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My humblest appologies, I posted a link to the site, then did some reading and found the article and thought that this would be great on for you guys, I forgot to put in that it was a copy\paste deal... SORRY
Yea..nice plagiarism!! Nice catch Schrijver99
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Old 03-31-2004, 06:55 AM   #7307
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Yea..nice plagiarism!! Nice catch Schrijver99
Yea yea... not actually, I linked to the page in an earlier post, I pasted and appologised for being wrong previously... So thank you Schrijver99 for pointing out that I need to give credit to the original writer for the article, which I had not noticed, I then appologised and put in the link later... I really did not mean to offend anyone, in fact, I was trying to help and appologise for my being seemingly wrong.
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Old 03-31-2004, 07:18 AM   #7308
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Hey, Look what I found... some more little tidbits...

Nitromethane
Nitromethane is a fuel that is used in racing, particularily in drag racing, to provide more power. When you hear the term "nitro-burning funny car" or "top-fuel dragster", that means that the engine burns nitromethane.
Nitromethane's chemical formula is CH3NO2. For comparison, gasoline is typically C8H18. The oxygen in nitromethane's molecular structure means that nitromethane does not need as much atmospheric oxygen to burn -- part of the oxygen needed to burn nitromethane is carried in the fuel itself.

You need 14.6 pounds of air to burn a pound of gasoline, and only 1.7 pounds of air for the same amount of nitromethane to burn. A cylinder can only hold so much air on each stoke, and with that amount of air you can burn 8.7 times more nitromethane than gasoline. By pumping in 8.7 times as much nitromethane per stroke, you get about 2.4 times more power per stroke. Gasoline provides 18,000 BTU/pound. Nitromethane provides 5,000 BTU/pound. The amount of nitromethane also provides some cooling, making the charge a bit denser and increasing power.

The flamefront does not move as quickly in nitromethane as it does in gasoline, meaning that there is not enough time to burn all the nitromethane in the cylinder when the engine is running at high RPM. When the exhaust valve opens, burning nitromethane flows out through the exhaust pipe. That is why funny cars and dragsters "spit fire" from their exhaust pipes.


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Guys, If you want, please PM me if you would like me to put you pics, and I will put articles on there, going to try and get as much info in one place as I can, It is only about Serpent 710... This will be OUR site... for ALL of us.
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Guys, If you want, please PM me if you would like me to put you pics, and I will put articles on there, going to try and get as much info in one place as I can, It is only about Serpent 710... This will be OUR site... for ALL of us.
Guess that counts me out. I only run a 705/Yokomo GT4 hybrid.
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Guess that counts me out. I only run a 705/Yokomo GT4 hybrid.
I will make a special space just for you because you have a serpent...thing, call it the seromo GT 705 space...
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Guess that counts me out. I only run a 705/Yokomo GT4 hybrid.
You know... If you go for a 710, you wont need to make do with a half and half... Only joking...
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Guess that counts me out. I only run a 705/Yokomo GT4 hybrid.
There's a half-ling amongst us!

Which half is which?
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You know... If you go for a 710, you wont need to make do with a half and half... Only joking...
Yeah, but that takes away the fun part. I prefer to cut and paste parts to make a good car from what I have laying around. And at the price of the 710 in the UK I dont think I would shell out for it for 5months use.
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Guess that counts me out. I only run a 705/Yokomo GT4 hybrid.
Actually, Modell....eh, I mean Mr Palmaris Europe although I have a 710, I can't yet run it yet due to lack of engine and servos - I'm still a 705 boy
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Actually, Modell....eh, I mean Mr Palmaris Europe although I have a 710, I can't yet run it yet due to lack of engine and servos - I'm still a 705 boy
It still a SERPENT!!!
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There's a half-ling amongst us!

Which half is which?
Well, I really like yokomo and I was offered the 705 deal so I thought I would take the best bits from both and make a good car.

As for which is which. I'll never tell. Its secret . j/k

Mainly 705 with Yok suspension. Really helps the steering on the car.
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Yeah, but that takes away the fun part. I prefer to cut and paste parts to make a good car from what I have laying around. And at the price of the 710 in the UK I dont think I would shell out for it for 5months use.
RC mushroom has it at $365
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RC mushroom has it at $365
Getting one is not a problem. Just no point when it will hardly be used.
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