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Old 01-21-2006, 08:39 PM   #1
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Anyone tried Blue Thunder 25% fuel before?

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heard bad things about it, my hobby shop stopped carrying it.
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I've heard some bad things about it but I've never ran into problems with it...I stopped using it and went over to Trinity fuel since my LHS only had quart sized bottles of it. (better than the O'donnel that i tried....maybe the o'donnel was from a bad batch though)
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You might want to try mugen or byron's fuel it's not hard on your motor :
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The most important thing to consider with fuel is to make sure you or your pit guy/gal understand how to actually tune your engine properly. I can't tell you how many times I have heard people complain about bad fuel over the years. The fact of the matter is, fuels work exceptionally well when the engine is tuned properly. Most claims of bad fuel are totally bogus.
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No power , running hot no matter how the tune....that can equate a bad fuel to some. BT has lots of additives as well has an additive that prevents over-lean conditions. Its an ok fuel for new people....but for me just wasnt that great.

Also every fuel uses completely different mixtures. Some synthetic oil , some natural. If you want to know who has high quality mixtures. Byron (mugen fuel) and wildcat (trinity / hpi fuels). I would suggest trying those.

Another thing is that some fuel might work ok with one motor and not for another. Now im no RC scientist but Ive seen a few people say this , even high up racers mention these kinda things. You can even speak to the people who make fuel and get there opinions on things....which is probably the best place to get info. The person who makes it.
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yuck ! Blue thunder leaves a nasty blue stain that turns green over time in your motor. You should consider sidewinder, no problem so far
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On that note , odonnels stains everything completely yellow. Stickers on the body , fuel lines , cf top decks...you name it , its now yellow. It also burns the crap outta my eyes.
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On that note , odonnels stains everything completely yellow. Stickers on the body , fuel lines , cf top decks...you name it , its now yellow. It also burns the crap outta my eyes.
odonnel did not work for me. It blew a couple of plugs I lost count. It seems to lose to power after some laps. I can never get the tuning right.
I wasn't alone in this when I discovered my friends were having bearing and low piston compression problems while on this stuff. Have you tried Maxy? Some top guns are using it in the coming winternats.
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odonnel did not work for me. It blew a couple of plugs I lost count. It seems to lose to power after some laps. I can never get the tuning right.
I wasn't alone in this when I discovered my friends were having bearing and low piston compression problems while on this stuff. Have you tried Maxy? Some top guns are using it in the coming winternats.

What in the hell are you guys smoking! O'DONNELL fuel is one of the best fuels on the market today, highly recomended by Novarossi. There are many top on-road drivers who uses this fuel exclusively without any problems. Souds like you need to learn how to tune your motor correctly and quit putting the blame on the fuel you were using.

Blue thunder is a good fuel but there are better fuels on the market, O'DONNELL AND BYRON'S (MUGEN ) just to name a few.

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What in the hell are you guys smoking! O'DONNELL fuel is one of the best fuels on the market today, highly recomended by Novarossi. There are many top on-road drivers who uses this fuel exclusively without any problems. Souds like you need to learn how to tune your motor correctly and quit putting the blame on the fuel you were using.

Blue thunder is a good fuel but there are better fuels on the market, O'DONNELL AND BYRON'S (MUGEN ) just to name a few.

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I don't need to learn how to tune like u think, I just switched fuel . How does that offend you???
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Can anybody tell me how good Wildcat Fuel is? Thanks
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Wildcat is one of the best , they make fuels also for trinity. Ranked #1 by rccaraction readers. They also make hpi fuels. Some of the highest quality castor oils and fuel.
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guess every fuel is good as it's take,

and it's the matter how you tune your engine to suit it, as i seen many top driver used different fuel on their race and they come up in top list
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guess every fuel is good as it's take,

and it's the matter how you tune your engine to suit it, as i seen many top driver used different fuel on their race and they come up in top list
don't forget the quallity differs between different brands of oil's, methanol and nitro so there are some fuels that just shouldnt be used due to crap ingredients. mixing your own fuel is good as you can get the best oil , methanol and nitro, obviously you wont know the good stuff straight away but trying different oils nitros and methanols. but i only suggest this if you can buy the ingredients in bulk or else it will cost you more and have a safe place to put them aswell.

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