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Old 01-06-2007, 07:41 PM   #1
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Hey guys, I am new to all this electric stuff. I am wondering what are some good maintenance tips and stuff to keep my motor/shocks/ESC/everything eles in good shape? What are somethings i should do after each run? Sorry for asking all this noob questions but ya. Everyone has to learn some kinda of way
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Old 01-06-2007, 07:59 PM   #2
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Depends on if you are racing or basching and on what type of surface.

I only race and in offroad on our dusty track, I tear my car completly down after every race day, clean all the plastic parts, use pipe cleaners in the arm holes and q-tips in the ball cups, check bearings replace if needed, rebuild the shocks, and then reassemble. I usually rebuild the tranny every 2-3 days depending on how the diff feels. If you are on a nice dust free indoor track, you could go 2-3 days between car rebuilds. Of course I'm pretty particular about my race cars but the results I get with them don't lie.
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What motor do you have? And do you race or bash?

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Well i dont race yet. I have a 1/10 staduim truck. I been driven it on my Driveway and in the road at the park. And sometimes in the grass and some in the dirt. And i would say i do just fun riden soo i guess bashing..Also when i take apart the shocks is it hard to set them back right? I need to clean my shocks there little grass in there.
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If you are just messing around alot. Get a can of motor spray, and use that on the shock shafts and in the and around the motor to keep things clean. When you start racing, is when you want to start taking your motors apart and cleaning and re-oiling them, cleaning wheel bearings, etc. Hope this helps
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