Dec 09, 2002, 07:54 PM
Dean and Melissa Williams
Dean and Melissa Williams
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COX .049 FUEL


Hi
what mix of fuel do you use for a Cox .049engine
please give me ratios as nitro meth and oil
my son was given a small control line model and I have no idea what fuel to
run in it
cannot use Cox fuel as there is no model shops out here
thanking you
Dean (outback OZ)


Dec 09, 2002, 08:05 PM
Ed Forsythe
Ed Forsythe
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Re: COX .049 FUEL


Hi Dean,
Nitro =25% +
Oil = 20%

It will run on less Nitro but won't develop max power and could be hard
starting. Good luck with that Ukie - Brings back memories <sniff> :-)
--
Happy Flying,
Ed F.

"Dean and Melissa Williams" <DMWILLIAMS@bigpond.com> wrote in message
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> Hi
> what mix of fuel do you use for a Cox .049engine
> please give me ratios as nitro meth and oil
> my son was given a small control line model and I have no idea what fuel

to
> run in it
> cannot use Cox fuel as there is no model shops out here
> thanking you
> Dean (outback OZ)
>
>



Dec 09, 2002, 08:09 PM
Brian Hampton
Brian Hampton
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Re: COX .049 FUEL


Dean and Melissa Williams wrote:

> Hi
> what mix of fuel do you use for a Cox .049engine
> please give me ratios as nitro meth and oil
> my son was given a small control line model and I have no idea what fuel to
> run in it
> cannot use Cox fuel as there is no model shops out here
> thanking you
> Dean (outback OZ)


You have to use castor in these engines because of the ball joint in the piston
so that means getting some Castrol M and not castor from the local chemist.
Also these engines like lots of nitro which in this case means about 15-25%. So
what you need is a mix of 20% castor, 15+% nitro and the rest methanol.
Where in the outback are you?

Brian Hampton
Adelaide, South Oz



Dec 09, 2002, 09:30 PM
Micheal H. Gordon
Micheal H. Gordon
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Re: COX .049 FUEL


We race 1/2 A's around here. We were using 25% Power Master with enough
Castor added to make a total oil content of around 22%. This sells for
about 10 bucks a quart. BUT now most of us have switched to 30% heli
fuel with 22% synthic/Castor mix. This goes for 22 to 23 bucks a gallon.
Runs just as good or better. You want Castor with at least 20% or 22% is
even better and at least 25% Nitro.

Dean and Melissa Williams wrote:
>
> Hi
> what mix of fuel do you use for a Cox .049engine
> please give me ratios as nitro meth and oil
> my son was given a small control line model and I have no idea what fuel to
> run in it
> cannot use Cox fuel as there is no model shops out here
> thanking you
> Dean (outback OZ)


--
Mike Gordon AMA 320990
Remember; RC Pylon Racing, the Ultimate Thrill,
when sex and drugs just ain't enough
Dec 09, 2002, 10:54 PM
Fubar
Fubar
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Re: COX .049 FUEL


Does Tower Hobbies ship to Oz? I know they carry Cox fuel but I am
ignorant of the shipping situation to where you are. Just a thought.
--
Dan
AMA605992
I've heard the screams of the vegetables.
http://fubar1.freeservers.com
"Dean and Melissa Williams" <DMWILLIAMS@bigpond.com> wrote in message
news:_FbJ9.16$jM5.283@newsfeeds.bigpond.com...
> Hi
> what mix of fuel do you use for a Cox .049engine
> please give me ratios as nitro meth and oil
> my son was given a small control line model and I have no idea what fuel

to
> run in it
> cannot use Cox fuel as there is no model shops out here
> thanking you
> Dean (outback OZ)
>
>



Dec 09, 2002, 11:07 PM
Dean and Melissa Williams
Dean and Melissa Williams
Guest

Re: COX .049 FUEL


Thank you for your replies
will try your mixes , I have all of the ingredients as I fly R/c aircraft so
we will take it out the club on Saturday and give it a go.

Thanking you
Dean (outback OZ) Broken Hill NSW

"Fubar" <Fubar1@socal.rr.comme> wrote in message
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> Does Tower Hobbies ship to Oz? I know they carry Cox fuel but I am
> ignorant of the shipping situation to where you are. Just a thought.
> --
> Dan
> AMA605992
> I've heard the screams of the vegetables.
> http://fubar1.freeservers.com
> "Dean and Melissa Williams" <DMWILLIAMS@bigpond.com> wrote in message
> news:_FbJ9.16$jM5.283@newsfeeds.bigpond.com...
> > Hi
> > what mix of fuel do you use for a Cox .049engine
> > please give me ratios as nitro meth and oil
> > my son was given a small control line model and I have no idea what fuel

> to
> > run in it
> > cannot use Cox fuel as there is no model shops out here
> > thanking you
> > Dean (outback OZ)
> >
> >

>
>





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