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Old 03-05-2005, 10:25 PM   #16
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I personally wouldn't use break claen on my rc's. On all of the cans it says "safe on most plastics", so it could make the plastic brittle which is more likely to break. If your just using the break clean for cleaning around the motor then go for it, but if you want to clean your whole car, then use WD-40 and an air compressor. This will make you car shine like it was brand new. It also lubes your hinge pins, protects against rust and will help keep dirt off your car.
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Old 03-06-2005, 02:44 AM   #17
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I don't think anybody did advocate cleaning their buggy with brake cleaner, only bearings and metal parts, although some did say about cleaning bearings in situ, which is never recommended, not cause of the plastic, but because it don't clean the bearings correctly.
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Old 03-06-2005, 08:41 AM   #18
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The ONLY difference between most brake cleaners and most motor sprays is the Brake Cleaner doesnt dry as fast.It will leave a residue behind alot of times.I have tried like 10 different brands and all of them have left a lil of a residue behind compared to motor spray.If your not in a hurry or have ways of drying things off then Brake Cleaner is Great.
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Old 03-06-2005, 07:58 PM   #19
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Originally posted by 17driver
Next Dimension from Menards for a 1.59 a can.A major motor builder was using this at the paved nats last year.He said this is all he use's.
next dimension in the blue labeled can is what i have had the best success with. Ive tried multiple kinds. even some kinds that "claim" to be safe for plastics and sensors, and have eaten plastic and were supposed to be non-chlorinated.

next dimension stuff, i need a few cases of.
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