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    Can I bring my sport up from 10% to 20% nitro?

    Just wondering if it would hurt that tiny little engine that ive ran 10% fuel in for about 2 years to bring it up to 20%. Please, what I need to know is if its possible to do it and if there is anything I need to do when I do it. Thanks!

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    If it calls for 10% nitro, that's all I would run...

    The theory is that higher nitro = more power, thus allowing you to run richer and achieve the same lower temps as with lower nitro content. Truthfully, I don't think you'll notice much of a difference. Save your money and invest in suspension upgrades to go faster...just my $.02!

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    I've done it. Just do a break in procedure with the new fuel and retune.
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    You can run it with no issues. You'll need to retune.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bloody_Wheels View Post
    I've done it. Just do a break in procedure with the new fuel and retune.
    Going back through the break in process is completely unnecessary (the engine is already broken in, after all!). Just follow Double G's advice, and you should be just fine.
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    I agree that you just need to retune. When I change nitro content, I do a mini break in procedure with the new fuel. Maybe one tank if fuel. It may be unnessasary, but I get long life out of my engines.
    Last edited by Bloody_Wheels; 02-19-2013 at 07:40 AM.
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