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Old 04-01-2013, 09:28 PM   #2851
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what about cleaning the electrical components?
I use a small paint brush and dab of very little water, and brush away clean. Air dry with a compressor.
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Old 04-01-2013, 10:05 PM   #2852
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SCTE 2.0 was awesome this weekend. I worked on set up and tuned in on what I will be liking. Nice work Ryan
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Old 04-02-2013, 06:47 AM   #2853
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Some of the guys at a local track (LCRC, which is also an ATV/cycle shop) showed me some Motul Motowash concentrated cleaner, and I've been using it ever since. 1 liter pump bottle is about $15 shipped, it's strong enough such that you can cut it 50:50 with water for 2 liters. Aside from being impossible to beat price-wise, it works really, REALLY well.

Works great to cut grease and dirt and super plastic friendly. Biodegradable.

For what it's worth, if the bearings are sealed I wouldn't hit them with lube. It won't really penetrate well and will collect more dirt. Also make sure you don't spray compressed air on the bearings as you'll inject them with grit which will kill them.

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So do you clean the bearing areas at all or just leave them alone? After using the motowash and rinsing with water just let it sit or do you hit it with some silicone pray or something to seal it?
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Cleaning, spray w simple green 50/50, rinse w water, use compressor to blow off, wd40 all plastics and wipe down w a towel. Fast and awesome results.
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Old 04-02-2013, 08:18 AM   #2855
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What is your solution for a receiver/servo and ESC covered with a layer of dirt? Can't simple green them, can't hose them off.
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Old 04-02-2013, 08:29 AM   #2856
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What is your solution for a receiver/servo and ESC covered with a layer of dirt? Can't simple green them, can't hose them off.
Compressed air.
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Old 04-02-2013, 09:00 AM   #2857
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Compressed air.
And just wipe the rest off? Wonder if contact cleaner would work?
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any electrical cleaner will work. so has anyone besides the wing mod fitted something to protect the stiff
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Old 04-02-2013, 09:14 AM   #2859
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I've a question.

Is the rear diff bearing housing a matel? or plastic? in SCTE2.0

As i know it's aluminum, but in my kis, there is a plastic version.

which is right genuine parts?
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Old 04-02-2013, 10:18 AM   #2861
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Thanks. i didn't know that... cause every build threads..there were a metal..
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Old 04-02-2013, 11:08 AM   #2862
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And just wipe the rest off? Wonder if contact cleaner would work?
I would be careful with any liquid it would tend to wash the dirt down into the circuit boards... if you turn it upside down and brush it with a paintbrush most will come off.

Using compressed air is pretty sketchy too as it blows dirt INTO the bearings... the seals dont really seal all that well. I pop the seals out and pack the outer side of the bearing with grease then reseal to create a barrier to dirt and dust.
turning the truck upside down and whacking the bottom of the chassis with a good sized screwdriver knocks a LOT of the dirt out.
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Old 04-02-2013, 11:14 AM   #2863
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Hello all I need some help with my a arms. Each arm have the letter r-right l-left and finished side and unfinished side. Now do the finished side goes up or down? (letter L-R up or down)

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Hello all I need some help with my a arms. Each arm have the letter r-right l-left and finished side and unfinished side. Now do the finished side goes up or down? (letter L-R up or down)

Thanks
Look close at the pic in the manual... the letters go up
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Thanks. i didn't know that... cause every build threads..there were a metal..
cant imagine what build threads, i haven't seen one talking about Metal diff cases.
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