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Old 04-07-2012, 08:11 PM   #1
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Default What Are The Top Five Fuels

For years I used Blue Thunder fuel exclusively with good results. Unfortunately, the local hobby stores no longer stock Blue Thunder. So, being that this forum is full of professional racers and tuners, I would like to hear your thoughts on what are the top five RC Car fuels on the market today. I have been using Byron's Gen 2 lately. What are your thoughts on that fuel? Your participation and knowledge will be appreciated.
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Old 04-08-2012, 03:41 AM   #2
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Byron is value for money. Tornado is great fuel. Runner Time is the best. Keep in mind, Jonker (Tornado) and Runner Time make fuel for other brands. Question is do you want to pay $40, $50 or $80-100 per gallon for quality (Byron, Tornado, RT respectively).

I am trying to make things simple. If want really simple--support your local hobby shop and buy what they stock/recommend.
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Old 04-08-2012, 05:19 AM   #3
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I am trying to make things simple. If want really simple--support your local hobby shop and buy what they stock/recommend.
I think that's best recommendation you can give [support your local hobby shop]. My two choices are Blue Thunder and Sidewinder they are 20%. Would you recommend Byron 16% over them? I can place a special order.

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Byron is value for money. Tornado is great fuel. Runner Time is the best. Keep in mind, Jonker (Tornado) and Runner Time make fuel for other brands. Question is do you want to pay $40, $50 or $80-100 per gallon for quality (Byron, Tornado, RT respectively).

I am trying to make things simple. If want really simple--support your local hobby shop and buy what they stock/recommend.
My local hobby shop offers Byron's and Traxxas. I think I will stick with the byron. Thanks for responding.
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You have to try Prime racing fuels created by Eric Vaustin owner of Nor cal Hobbies and driver for Kyosho!!
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Do you think is it good idea to add (two spoon of) premium automotive synthetic automatic transmission oil to our nitro fuel ?

I check odonnell speed blend has 7.5pct of oil concentration inside.

Am I doing more harm than good ?
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You have to try Prime racing fuels created by Eric Vaustin owner of Nor cal Hobbies and driver for Kyosho!!
I haven't heard of Prime Racing Fuels. I will google it in a few. Unfortunately, I doubt that it will be available through the local shops. The Bryons (GEN 2) is working well so far. Thanks for the advice.
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