This Tiny Engine Can (Almost) Run on WD-40

Stretching the limits of what WD can do.

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There are all sorts of alternative energy sources out there powering engines. But if you want to move beyond solar and ethanol into an everyday sort of fuel like WD40, you've got to get small. YouTuber shows exactly how small.

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The RC Nitro engine is able to make quite a fuss while partially running on the penetrating oil and water-displacing spray that first went on the market in 1953. JohnnyQ90 mixes WD40 and nitro fuel, getting it to run on mixtures made up as much as 75 percent of the former.

However, he strikes out when he tries to get it up to 100 percent. WD40 may be helpful in getting gunk out of a car's tires, but it's not the best fuel source.

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