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Old 06-15-2009, 12:31 PM   #1
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Default How often do you give your car a FULL cleaning?

I’m talking FULL clean job…removing engine/pipe/tank, and simple green/wash the entire chassis.
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after every day of running. A clean car is a fast car. It gives you a chance to inspect everything and replace parts as needed. Besides I hate looking at and working on a dirty car.
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after every day of running. A clean car is a fast car. It gives you a chance to inspect everything and replace parts as needed. Besides I hate looking at and working on a dirty car.
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thats only a part clean anyway. ii do that after every race
removing the cnter items off the chassis and cleaning under them only akes most people 15 minutes

to me a full clean is pulling the car right down. removing the diffs and all bearings. pulling the car down to nearly kit form and soaking the parts overnight in simple green. then soak all the screws and metal parts in shellite.
i do this once every 2nd or 3rd month
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after every day of running. A clean car is a fast car. It gives you a chance to inspect everything and replace parts as needed. Besides I hate looking at and working on a dirty car.
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After every race/practice day. I don't like working on a dirty car either and if deffinatly helps when looking for worn part/issues. Some of the guys at my track give me a hard time about how clean I keep my cars...
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+6 a clean buggy is a happy buggy
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I try to do it after every run but honestly if I only did like 2 tanks of run time I'll just give a a light clean but if i do a race weekend like the JBRL I clean it fully after each day and inspect it like everyone says a clean car is a happy car plus removing dirt helps you find problems you would otherwise miss.
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Wow...im just nervous about taking the engine and all out and possibly messing anything up. I don't see how it could be THAT hard though...
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Wow...im just nervous about taking the engine and all out and possibly messing anything up. I don't see how it could be THAT hard though...
It's not hard. Just take your time the first couple of times, and make sure you don't strip any screws out. Use a good pick to get the dirt out of the screw heads before you try to remove anything. Also make sure to use loctight in the correct areas when you put everything back togather.
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have the manual in hand until you get used to wrenching on your car as well..but it's not that hard
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