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Old 02-25-2010, 04:28 PM   #1
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ok guys, as you might know at the nitro challenge it god muddy. my radio tray got missed somehow and its pretty dirty, its not bad but its more dirty then usual. anyway my question what is a safe and efficient way to clean it WITH the electronics in there?
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I take my radio tray out and the put a FINE mist of simple green/water on the entire thing and scrub it real well then spray off with an air compressor. I
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wd40 and a tooth brush
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WD40 is a dust magnet. I just use a wet rag and a tooth brush for the nooks and crannies. My stuff is always spotless.
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i use a contact cleaner like kal gaurd or nitrotec and go easy around the servos ...then take a brush and brush off the loose stuff ..then hit it with the air compressor to blow away everything else ..then i take a detail brush and spray it with a little wd40 and brush everything down really good ..then hit it with air again ..and then some prep shine if you want it to sparkle really good ....as long as you hvae the right brushes your good ...take a small paint brush and the bristles at about a 1/4 inch ..makes a good detail brush
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Old 02-25-2010, 05:27 PM   #6
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If it's really bad I'll use denatured alcohol in a siphon sprayer. Otherwise, I just blow it off and wipe it down w/ a rag.
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Old 02-25-2010, 05:43 PM   #7
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WD40 is a dust magnet. I just use a wet rag and a tooth brush for the nooks and crannies. My stuff is always spotless.
+1 for a final touch a spay a light coat of sc1 on my toothbrush and detail away.....
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WD40 is a dust magnet. I just use a wet rag and a tooth brush for the nooks and crannies. My stuff is always spotless.
the trick to the wd40 is you have to let it sit on there for a while to let it all soak into the plastic. once its dry it repels dirt very nicely.

definitely not to be used inbetween rounds. i bet its a dirt magnet then!
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Go to Dollar General and you get yourself a tube of eyeliner. Take the brush out and clean the paint off.

Get some simple green and mildly mix it with wawa. Lightly spray and brush with a toothbruss then get all the nooks and crannies with the eyeliner brush.

I've been using the eyeliner brush for a while and it works well.
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