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Old 03-19-2010, 04:15 PM
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Can I mix Wildcat 10% with Omega 15% without causing problems? I have about 1/2 qt. of each.

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Old 03-19-2010, 04:19 PM
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No problem.

The Nitro ratio will of course drop to somewhere between 10%-15%... and the biggest problem is that the fuel will turn an ugly color shade, but it will run just fine.

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I would not ever mix fuels. Different brands, means different types of chemicals, but same fuel. Just to play it safe. DONOT mix fuel.
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I've mixed different brands and nitro percentages and have had no averse effects. As noted above if Omega and Cool Power are mixed mixed you doo get an ugly color, but the way I look at it, fuel is fuel and it all burns just fine.

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Old 03-19-2010, 07:02 PM
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Good heavens, like opjose said 'No Problem' especially in that quantity. Its done all the time by many folks.

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Old 03-19-2010, 07:08 PM
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Good heavens, like opjose said 'No Problem' especially in that quantity. Its done all the time by many folks.

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yep, cant do any harm
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I mix three different types of fuel to get the castor % I want, I sorta think the purplish color is pretty.
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ive done it in the past with no ill results....i dont do it anymore since ive already found a fuel that i like and the supply is always there...but i have about a gallon of fai, powermaster and omega, that i use for bench runnings....runs great
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When I have a lot of different brands and %s of fuel on hand, doesn't happen often, I just dump them together and run it in my two stroke. No problems at all. I don't make my good four strokes drink my witches brew but I'm sure they wouldn't care either, I just treat them better.
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GB indeed I heartily concur one should always use the Witchs Brew for the two strokes but reserve the Snake Oil for your four stokes
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Gray Beard,
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Gray Beard,
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That is very true but you know we always have favorites!! Truth is my glow engines aren't all that fussy about the nitro content, that's why I get all red in the face when I see people posting about YS engines needing high nitro fuel. All I ever buy these days is 15% but I have tried every flavor and not had anything happen except a bit of drop in RPM and a shakey idle. I'm looking at the oil more then the nitro and some of the brands don't state there oil content or what the blend is. Even that isn't any big deal. I have a bunch of two strokes but only using one these days. I like the SK .91s and at $100.00 they are great!! NOt picky about the fuel I use either, they would run on down stream beer!! That's why they get to drink anything I have on hand. My four strokes are tuned and set for one brand and one type of fuel and I'm too lazy to be twisting needles if I give them something they don't like. I only end up with different fuels when someone is moving and can't take there fuel with them or some reason like that so I don't have a lot of odd ball fuels on hand very often. People seem to like the Vegas area for some reason and stay here?? Maybe it's the show girls????[8D]
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