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Feb 26, 2010, 11:55 AM
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nitro boat need help noob

would fuel be ok to run in the this boat below

this is the boat

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Feb 26, 2010, 06:17 PM
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that fuel has 15% oil content; I'm not sure since I can't find what Kyosho recommends. Their website is inscrutable and their instruction manuals aren't much help.
Mar 27, 2010, 06:05 AM
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Originally Posted by taffy047

would fuel be ok to run in the this boat below

cheers alex
You go a long way, Alex, to find your answers when you could have stayed at "home".
Take a look at the fuel page on the Just Engines web site - see
My personal choice Superglo 10 (20% oil)
Last edited by rcuk john; Mar 27, 2010 at 12:30 PM.
Mar 28, 2010, 03:52 PM
why am i here???????
you don't want to run car fuel in a marine motor. You should get some marine specific nitro fuel like the O'donnel hydro fuel.
Mar 29, 2010, 08:00 AM
I didn't have to use my AK
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That shows ya how much I no! I didn't even know there was boat specific fuel!
Apr 01, 2010, 12:48 AM
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The boat fuel should have a higher oil content than car/truck nitro. Marine engines are under a tremendous amount of load. Much more than any car or truck. I run the O'Donnell 50% nitro in my boat and love it. Have fun!
Apr 03, 2010, 11:24 PM
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I run K&B 3.5 outboard on a Dumas Hot shot tunnel

I use 30percent nitro ,the engine was stalling on anything less and would not maintain idel .I think 50 percent is too much for my needs.

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