› How To: Tune a Ni­tro En­gine

Get that en­gine run­ning right ev­ery time

RC Car Action - - CONTENTS - By Kevin Het­man­ski

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!

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