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Forum: RC Fuels
04-21-2012, 03:53 PM
Replies: 45
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Posted By aspeed

RE: I live in a country where I can't get Methanol, any ideas for how to run a glow engine!

I kind of forgot about this thread, but read somewhere about a guy having problems with running Ethanol, until he covered the fins on the motor with cardboard to keep the heat up.  It was running...
Forum: RC Fuels
03-27-2012, 04:10 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,484
Posted By aspeed

RE: I live in a country where I can't get Methanol, any ideas for how to run a glow engine!

The mixture is likely the same as most model diesel fuel. Kerosene, castor and ether.  For $160, I think I should go into business.  I have a turret lathe and could make the time for that.  The OS...
Forum: RC Fuels
03-26-2012, 05:17 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,484
Posted By aspeed

RE: I live in a country where I can't get Methanol, any ideas for how to run a glow engine!

Ethanol doesn't really work as glow fuel.  Methanol is what is needed.  I think it is likely better to send it though the mail or something.  At $40 a litre in the stores, I am sure you could do...
Forum: RC Fuels
03-25-2012, 04:26 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,484
Posted By aspeed

RE: I live in a country where I can't get Methanol, any ideas for how to run a glow engine!

I checked out your country, looks pretty cool. Don't they have methanol at the hardware store? It is often used for thinning stuff like shellac I think. That is what I use. I would assume there is...
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