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Is nitro the same as petrol?

Is nitro the same as petrol?

Nitro engines are closer to a Diesel style system, where a glow plug is used to start the engine, but it is the compression that heats up the air/fuel mixture enough to ignite it. Just as you cannot use petrol in a diesel engine, the two fuels are not interchangable. The “Nitro” in nitromethane fuels is a NOx compound.

Can nitro cars run on petrol?

While most RC cars run on nitro, you can find some that will run on gasoline. They are powered by spark plugs and operate much like gas-powered cars.

What is the difference between nitro and petrol RC cars?

Nitro radio controlled cars have a real working combustion engine that is powered by model glow fuel that contains a blend of nitro methanol and oil. Petrol radio controlled cars are much bigger than the nitro ones, usually 1:5 or 1:4 scale.

What is nitro fuel for cars?

A nitro engine generally refers to an engine powered with a fuel that contains some portion (usually between 10% and 40%) of nitromethane mixed with methanol.

What kind of car is a nitro car?

Radio controlled nitro cars, offering petrol RC car, RC planes, RC tanks and remote control RC helicopter remote controlled cars selection.

Where can I get fuel for my nitro rc?

This fuel is available from almost all online and high street model shops. Although small these engines are extremely powerful making the nitro cars very fast. The engine noises also add to the realism and excitement of nitro RC car racing.

How much does a gallon of nitro fuel cost?

Ages: 10 years and up Torco Rc Fuel 20% Helicopter Heli Gallon 4.5 out of 5 stars68 $46.22$46.22 FREE Shipping Ages: 10 – 10 years Torco RC Fuel 25% Nitro Airplane Air Gallon 4.4 out of 5 stars33 $51.80$51.80 FREE Shipping Ages: 12 – 12 years Torco 25% RC Fuel Helicopter Heli Gallon 4.6 out of 5 stars14 $51.80$51.80 FREE Shipping

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