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Old 10-07-2007, 10:19 AM   #31
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From my understanding (i could be wrong), but after cleaning your car, put a couple of drops of some type of oil like Trinity on all the barrings you have access to. Typically, the oil lub has some type of long metal tubbing to access hard to reach bearings.
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Old 10-07-2007, 12:46 PM   #32
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your engine is seperate from your buggy , think of it as such as it only takes 1 min. to remove from the car, literally you need to check your clutch anyway plug fuel lines with screws so no dirt or cleaner get in them
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air off the car with compressor and long tip nozzle , spray down with den. alcohol , air off again , spray with pledge and brush in with a toothbrush or such ,air off then wipe down with pledge on a rag and a brush to get all the parts its the method most of the pro drivers use and gets and keeps car fairly clean looking still not a substitute for a complete rebuild
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Old 10-07-2007, 02:44 PM   #34
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i use a cleaner that i bought at my local hobby shop and a tooth brush the cleaner is kind of expencive but works good
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Old 10-07-2007, 03:45 PM   #35
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i think between the powered screw driver and air compressed pressure nozzle with a mix of cleaning solution will do me well. i think 25 mins top and my cars will be clean.
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Old 10-07-2007, 04:05 PM   #36
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if i go to sell a buggy on ebay i will take the electronics outs and engine/pipe and throw it in the dish washer on pot scrubber mode with heated dry then take it out and spray it down with wd-40 and blow it with an air compresser MAGIC!!!
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Every car/truck I have is water proof. Put all the servos and electronics in balloons. I have a plug that I keep on the stinger to keep anything from leaking out, I just stick that on then put a balloon over the intake. Soak it down with a good cleaner then hit it with a brush and a rag and rise. Then touch up with wd-40. Never had a problem with messed up servos doing it that way.
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LOL +1, aww man duffman1977 beat me to it =[
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Sorry jatoman!!
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if i go to sell a buggy on ebay i will take the electronics outs and engine/pipe and throw it in the dish washer on pot scrubber mode with heated dry then take it out and spray it down with wd-40 and blow it with an air compresser MAGIC!!!
This is a good one!!! Do you seriously do this? I don't wanna sound gullible here...
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LOL dude im totaly seiriuos all my buddies think im crazy but in reality ive really never had any problems just gotta be sure to get the wd-40 on asap other wise screws will kinda get rusty this also is a good way to soften up hard plastic. i know it sounds crazy and stupid but it really gets em clean.
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This is a good one!!! Do you seriously do this? I don't wanna sound gullible here...
that is the worse thing u can do for your buggy. the dirt will go into hinge pins and when it sets your hinge pins will bind.


dont do it, it smells and looks great but inside your buggy is hurting
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that is the worse thing u can do for your buggy. the dirt will go into hinge pins and when it sets your hinge pins will bind.


dont do it, it smells and looks great but inside your buggy is hurting
I would think the water would decinergrate (spelling) the dirt. Just like cleaning tires with water and a brush. Without the water, its hard to get the dirt off.
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I did the dish washer trick one time on my savage and after getting it out I soaked it down with wd-40. I didnt notice any problems but not something I would do all the time nor recommend. Plus the wife didnt really care for it too much.
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Auto Brake Cleaner??? How does that work with the plastics and rubber?
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