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Old 03-20-2009, 08:49 AM   #1
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I just bought a Losi 8T and am breaking it in. It was so clean and nice until the oil from the unburnt fuel splattered all over the arm, wheel and body. What do you guys use to clean your vehicles? Any info would be great.
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Old 03-20-2009, 08:51 AM   #2
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they have a spray nitro cleaner, simple green
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Old 03-20-2009, 08:53 AM   #3
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compressor and simple green. cleaner $$$$ per can
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De-natured alcohol and a compressor also works.
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get used to it its nitro

in this order : denatured alcohol or nitro force , compressor , lemon simple green (works even better than regular) , compressor , lemon pledge , compressor

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be careful not to get too much of the water based cleaner in and around the bearings .
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De-natured alcohol and a compressor also works.
+1.. Cheap, safe, and effective.
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lol, welcome to nitro! Try spending a day at the track!
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lol, welcome to nitro! Try spending a day at the track!
hahahahahahahahahahah, on a track that is kept damp hahahahaha
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I always clean my cars with wd40 and small brush, then wipe with rag, takes all oil frm fuel rite off, and leave the plastic looking new.. have been doin git for years, along with all the reacers i know..
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I remove my radio tray, remove the engine, soak it in simple green, hose it down, then blow with compressor to get it dry. I then replace all wheel bearings, clutch bearings and it's ready for another day.
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I always clean my cars with wd40 and small brush, then wipe with rag, takes all oil frm fuel rite off, and leave the plastic looking new.. have been doin git for years, along with all the reacers i know..
Me and my teammate do the same except we tear totally down and use wd 40, a toothbrush, then air campressor, more wd 40 then air compressor, then wipe off any excess...
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Thanks for all the suggestions, will try them out.
Btw, where do you buy De-natured alcohol?
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Thanks for all the suggestions, will try them out.
Btw, where do you buy De-natured alcohol?
Walgreen, cvs, hardware store
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Thanks for all the suggestions, will try them out.
Btw, where do you buy De-natured alcohol?
Lowes, Home Depot, Ace Hardware
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