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    Top Fuel 20% or 33%

    Top fuel is always readily available at my local hobby shop while Odonnel and Byron are always in and out of stock. I have been running Top Fuel 20% since I got into the hobby. Just got a Slayer used and they guy had broken it in with 33% and it seems to run great with hardly any heat issues. Basically alot to ask would it be better to stick with 33% or switch it to 20% that I normally run?

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    33% is great for more power, but IMO 20% is better. I ran 30% and 20% O'Donnel fuel in my Slayer, and I've gotten longer run times with 20% fuel. I had more power with 30%, but my run time went from 20-30 min. with 20%, to 10-15 min. with 30%. Just my .02 cents.
    Sl2sh Slayer Summit Sl4sh 1/18 Rally/Teton T-Maxx

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    Is longer run times the main reason you use 20%?

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    Is longer run times the main reason you use 20%?
    Mostly, but it's cheaper than the 30% an my lhs. 30% is $27, and 20% is $22. Don't get me wrong, 30% or 33%, is good too, but IMO 20% is better overall. Hope this helps!
    Sl2sh Slayer Summit Sl4sh 1/18 Rally/Teton T-Maxx

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    Yeah. While your here and replying quickly, I seen your screen name pop up in some of the Losi 3.4 carb upgrade on the TRX 3.3 stuff. Did you end up putting the Losi carb on your 3.3?

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    Yeah. While your here and replying quickly, I seen your screen name pop up in some of the Losi 3.4 carb upgrade on the TRX 3.3 stuff. Did you end up putting the Losi carb on your 3.3?
    I ordered the Losi 3.4 carb of ebay, but it never came. Tried emailing the seller, but I never got any feedback. You can talk to Double G though, he put a Losi 3.4 carb on his TRX 3.3...
    Sl2sh Slayer Summit Sl4sh 1/18 Rally/Teton T-Maxx

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    I sent a private message to Slayer17 to see what he came up with also. So your running the stock carb still?

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    I sent a private message to Slayer17 to see what he came up with also. So your running the stock carb still?
    Yep. I can't say I like it very much. I've gone through 2 carb bodys because they keep cracking on me. I don't even know what caused them to crack... I didn't crash or touch them, I just went out both times to run it and it wouldn't start, or run very well because of air getting
    in because of the cracks...
    Sl2sh Slayer Summit Sl4sh 1/18 Rally/Teton T-Maxx

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    I think I'm going to order the Losi carb and see what happens.

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    I think I'm going to order the Losi carb and see what happens.
    Allright! Let me know how it runs after you install it! I'd like to know if I'm missing out!
    Sl2sh Slayer Summit Sl4sh 1/18 Rally/Teton T-Maxx

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    Lol will do.

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    I have the losi carb and love it! Easier to tune, and much easier to start! No cons since I've put it on.

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