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Old 01-18-2007, 02:14 PM
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Seeing that I am a newbie to nitro, I was wondering if I should have excess fuel coming out of the exhaust pipe tip? It's not excessive amounts but I do occassionally notice small drips coming out while my rig is running and then after I shut it off I notice a little around the exhaust coupling as well?

I am sure I am running a little rich still as I haven't gone through the tuning stage too much because I am afraid of running it too lean while it's the middle of winter here in MI.

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Old 01-18-2007, 02:29 PM
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Default RE: Question - excess fuel coming out of exhaust

MY VOLCANO STX DOES THAT AS WELL[&:]
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Old 01-18-2007, 02:52 PM
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Alright thanks ... just wanted to make sure it wasn't a bad sign or something I mean the truck is running great now so I didn't think it was a problem, but you never can be too sure
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Old 01-18-2007, 03:32 PM
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a little fuel is no prob after you lean it out a little it wont be so bad
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Old 01-18-2007, 03:42 PM
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Default RE: Question - excess fuel coming out of exhaust

Thank you bluecaka69 ... I can't wait til it warms up more up here so that I can lean it out some more, I'm just afraid to lean it out too much with it being so cold.
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Default RE: Question - excess fuel coming out of exhaust

mine did it as well VOLCANO STX but its normal
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Old 01-18-2007, 04:18 PM
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after break in you can lean it, i would suggest to lean it a little and you will be suprised with the amount of power it will have. you can adjust in 1/8 turns until it sounds good, no more blubbering, just dont overlean, i am sure there is a 1/2 to 3/4 turn play if you lean it. You can put a drop of water on the head and see if it sizzles away immediately then your too lean, if it evaporates in 5 seconds or + or - you are ok.
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Old 01-19-2007, 07:06 AM
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Thanks meleeman and for the great detail ehroof! When/if the snow stops here I will try and lean it out some but not much. Thanks again!
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