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Need small nitro engine help

Have a 7 (.69) thundertiger engine on the condor. Cannot seem to find the sweetspot on mixture. Oil dripping from the wings after this flight.Using a 6x4 prop (recommended in the book for sport) and sig club fuel 15% nitro 20% oil. OS #7 medhot plug. Nipped the wing a little on landing.
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James, I found the manual for it on tower hobbies sight and found that they recommend an OS#8 plug and also up to 15% nitro. Will try to copy the manual and bring it to the field tomorrow.
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Need small nitro engine help

Thanks Mike. If someone has a tach they could bring today, curious to see the rpms does not seem to rap out.
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Need small nitro engine help

got one of them too. be there by 10
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Thanks Carl and Mike, she's running like a top with 100% more power lol.
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Need small nitro engine help

Not sure if Carl's tips are secret, so I will not post the mods. Here is how she sounds now. YouTube
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