› How To: Tune a Nitro Engine
Get that engine running right every time
Engine tuning is the essential skill for engine-powered RC. When you get the tune dialed in, your engine will reward you with a great time, but if you’re off, there is a chance that you can damage that expensive mill. I’m here to show you some tips and tricks that will ensure that your nitro engine runs right every time. It’s best to do this with the body off to make it easier to get to the settings on the engine’s carburetor and to make sure you are using a full tank of fuel. So put that body aside and grab a screwdriver. Let’s tweak some needles!