How big is a nitro RC tank?
The fuel tank in the Nitro Vee holds 200cc of fuel.
Can you make RC nitro fuel?
To make RC Nitro Fuel, you’ll need methanol, nitromethane, and castor oil. You can make both 20% and 30% fuel depending on your needs. Making RC Nitro Fuel is easy or hard depending on who you ask. Maintain some precautions to avoid unnecessary disasters.
How long does nitro fuel last gallon?
The runtime for a tank of fuel can vary depending on the conditions that the car is being used in, but it will typically be between 10 and 15 minutes per tank on most nitro cars. Don’t forget that you can refuel with the engine still running so you can enjoy the car for longer periods without stopping!
What is nitro fuel?
Nitro fuel has three main components: methanol, nitromethane, and oil along with additives such as anti-corrosion agents or degumming, agents added by the various fuel manufacturers. The amount of nitromethane in the fuel is typically about 20 percent but could be anywhere in the 10 to 40 percent range or higher.
How do you know if nitro fuel is good?
If your nitro is still as clear as the day you bought it, then 99% of the time its fine. If you see globs of gel or uneven coloring then the fuel has started to varnish and is no good anymore. Before you move it too much, check to see if anything has separated to the bottom.
What kind of fuel does a nitro rc use?
RC airplanes may use lower nitro blends of 5%-10% nitro. There are also RC engines that run on regular gasoline mixed with motor oil or diesel fuel (these are engines with spark plugs rather than glow plugs) as well as jet-turbine engines that use propane or kerosene.
Where to buy nitro fuel?
Fuel | Buy Fuel for your Nitro RC Car or RC Plane at Modelflight Fuel
What is RC car fuel?
RC vehicles generally come designed for one of three types of power source: electricity, ‘nitro’ fuel (a methanol-based substance that gets its name from containing nitromethane), or petrol. Using electric power works by plugging a rechargeable battery into the vehicle, which lets it run for a certain amount of time.
What is a nitro car fuel?
Nitro Fuel. Nitro fuel for RC cars contains a mixture of nitro-methane and oil. The fuel is classed by the percentage content of nitro-methane so 15% nitro fuel contains 15% nitro-methane and then 85% oil and other ingredients. In general a lower nitro content makes starting an engine easier and is also kinder on the engine as it contains more lubricating oil.