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MICE
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27 Oct 2017, 02:34 #11

SAMBA Firelighter Gel

I tried this petroleum based fuel today and to my amazement it has performed the best.
This video was started on Coffins 80th lap. It ran a total of 130 laps of a 40.5ft track for 21min on 80ml of water. Just under 1 mile 
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gen3v8
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27 Oct 2017, 03:41 #12

Keep out of reach of children😂
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06 Dec 2017, 23:58 #13

This week has been eventfull after Gen3v8 has finished a high speed steampunk loco ready to race Coffin,i had to make some drastic changes to up her performance.So i started with a  rebore and larger piston, 40% taller gearing ,a wing and larger lubricator. Also a race number and now she is known as "Dragula". Track testing at home on my banked 8 foot dia track she is too fast,So next week on the club track she will get an open run,can't wait..

    Dragula..

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07 Dec 2017, 00:34 #14

Can't wait to see it rip some wheelspins on the club track, it was fast in the earlier videos!

Loving the necessary downforce upgrade 👍😅
All the best,

{ Ben }



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Trevstoybox
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07 Dec 2017, 03:45 #15

Hi Dave,
Regarding the fire lighting gel, where did you buy it ??.
Down here in Vic, it was available at Bunnings until a few months ago
and now they have replaced it with a diesel based gel,  which is OK
for lighting fires bur no good for fuel,  although I havn’t  tried it yet.
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gen3v8
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20 Dec 2017, 07:06 #16

Trevstoybox wrote: Hi Dave,
Regarding the fire lighting gel, where did you buy it ??.
Down here in Vic, it was available at Bunnings until a few months ago
and now they have replaced it with a diesel based gel,  which is OK
for lighting fires bur no good for fuel,  although I havn’t  tried it yet.
Trev.
Trev just noticed this but its not my thread
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27 Dec 2017, 01:46 #17

  I found myself at the cemetery the other night after a few drinks and decided to dig up an engineer..
  
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13 Jan 2018, 13:59 #18

Dragula running unregulated at 9kph.Travelled 2.5km on 80ml water


Running a bit slower with Engineer
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gen3v8
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16 Jan 2018, 04:02 #19

I just counted the from your early runs in post #6 to the times in post #18. You went from 1:28 down to 0:24 so basically you shaved 1 minute and 4 seconds off your lap time😅
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txlabman
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16 Jan 2018, 12:51 #20

Splendid!

Thank you for sharing. 

Good to see Dragula doesn't just come out at night.....🤠
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