10% vs 20%

Discussion in 'RC Offroad Forum' started by Justin_E, Oct 10, 2004.

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  1. Justin_E

    Justin_E Member

    OK, so one hobby shop told me that I should be running 10% because its hot here and its better for the engine. Then another hobby shop told me that I should be running 20%, and that 10% actually makes the engine work harder. So which HS is right?
    thx justin
  2. redheat

    redheat Member

    I'm surpised that the other guy didnt suggest 30%, listen use what your engine runs best on bottom line reguardless what the temp is . A good combo. of plug heat and nitro % is the key to a fast reliable long lasting engine, RED
  3. Justin_E

    Justin_E Member

    OK cool thanks
  4. Justin_E

    Justin_E Member

    Just wondering, what do people use 10% for if 20 is better?
  5. dj6666969

    dj6666969 Active Member

    10% wont give the engine as much power as 20% and 20% wont give as much power as 30% and so on. Maybe they use 10% because 20% gives it to much power and they can't handle it lol.
  6. Justin_E

    Justin_E Member

  7. dj6666969

    dj6666969 Active Member

    I think I even confused myself with that 1 ha ha
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