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Old 09-21-2003, 11:08 AM   #1
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How do you guys combat rust?
I just finished assembling my nitro car, haven't even started the break in process yet, and I am already seeing some rust on the screws..!!
Here in Hong Kong, it is extremely humid...!!
Would appreciate all ya input!
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Old 09-21-2003, 12:51 PM   #2
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Are you leaving water on it? I don't think most of us guys have problems with rust. Just replace the screws if they become bad enough, they're cheap anyways. I have some rust remover that I bought for my real car and that will removed some slight surface rust as well. But even the cost of the bottle will pay off for tons of replacement screws.

Just don't get the bearings wet. They'll rust fast and you'll need to clean them out again because it will lock them up.
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i would say get some wd 40 or some kind of oil to protect against rust and just put some on a rag and wipe your screws down..is it the heads of the screws or what that is rusting...
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I would worry about the Inside or your Engine rusting before the Screws. Make sure you always run the Engine dry and use After-run Oil when you finished for the day.
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