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Old 01-10-2008, 02:10 PM   #1
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Default Cleaning your electric RC truck?

hey guys. can someone help me with cleaning my new truck? im not too sure how to do it or what parts can get wet.

if somone could describe a technique it would be much appreciated
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Old 01-10-2008, 06:07 PM   #2
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someone suggested to me a product called "Shellite" i think it is. Iam quite new and dunno if that's right. for my truck i originally sprayed it (rear and front, everything except servo/gearbox/engine) in crc, bad mistake. it cleaned it all nicely, and lubricated it, but as soon as i got back on the track even more dirt clung to it. really bad stuff.

so without further direction i took eveything apart, grabbed a toothbrush and an air compressor and took apart the whole machine and scrubbed everypart with really lightly soapy water, and blew air to water sensitive parts. might be a long way around it, but it worked no hassle, plus taught me what went into me car, since it wasn't a kit car.
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Old 01-10-2008, 08:37 PM   #3
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WD-40 makes every thing look new and doesn't hurt anything.
Wipe it on and wipe it off. If dirt/dust stick to that, you didn't wipe it off well enough. Toothbrush, paintbrushes, Q tips, rags, papertowels.
Great for detailing and it WILL look like new.
Bearings and hinge pins still need to be removed now and then to keep them like new.
Now get to work!
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I use WD-40 and tooth brushless and old paint brush too. Works real well.
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