How long does nitro fuel last per gallon?

How long does nitro fuel last per 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!

How much does nitro fuel cost?

At the end of the 2018 NHRA Mello Yello Series season it cost $1,195 for a 42-gallon drum of nitromethane. During the season-opening Winternationals at Pomona, Calif., a 42-gallon drum of nitromethane cost $1,428.

How long can you run a nitro RC car?

Generally you can get upto 7 gallons without replacing anything. However, under race conditions it’s important to replace the conrod after a gallon of fuel to prevent future damage.

Can you make Nitro RC 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.

Where to buy nitro fuel?

Fuel | Buy Fuel for your Nitro RC Car or RC Plane at Modelflight Fuel

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.

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.