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Old 04-29-2009, 11:45 AM
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I want to hear the different ways you guys keep your cars from looking like mud balls after a day of racing.

So far I have tried WD-40, and Pledge but the exhaust and dirt still sticks to every inch of plastic on my car. It's so bad, I can't clean it with a brush! I need Simple green and an air compressor every time.
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Old 04-29-2009, 12:08 PM
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I've been doing this stuff since the mid 80's and when I figure it out I'm bottling it and getting rich!

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I want to hear the different ways you guys keep your cars from looking like mud balls after a day of racing.

So far I have tried WD-40, and Pledge but the exhaust and dirt still sticks to every inch of plastic on my car. It's so bad, I can't clean it with a brush! I need Simple green and an air compressor every time.
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I use orange pledge. Seems to work OK for me. I tear down and clean after every day of running though.
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Its called "Learn how to work kid!"

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Its called "Learn how to work kid!"

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LOL, I'm 42....been running Nitro RC for 7 years, and can't figure out how the dirt turns into glue and sticks to everything!!..I heard some people spray some MX stuff on the plastic but I don't remember what it was. Total tear down and cleaning every week is something I just don't have time for
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I use that stuff, smells sooo good, makes the lexan look shiny and new, have it in my pit box, I'll check the name when I get home....
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I've used this stuff: http://www.parkeryamaha.com/amrepspr...yoriginal.aspx

It's ok, not any better than anything else I've tried.

IMO WD-40 and the air compressor works best. Nothing I have found stops dirt from sticking completely.
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I use that stuff, smells sooo good, makes the lexan look shiny and new, have it in my pit box, I'll check the name when I get home....

You are prolly thinking of Plexus...
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i forget the name of it but i use motorcross spray for the engines
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its called Silicone spray, its a dry lubricant that repels dirt. Non-oily film so that it stays looking fresh. Maxima makes large cans, dont know what it costs, but it does work on the bikes.
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Motul Spray and Go works wonders,

also Motul Motowash works great when doing a full cleaning.
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Originally Posted by motoclay View Post
its called Silicone spray, its a dry lubricant that repels dirt. Non-oily film so that it stays looking fresh. Maxima makes large cans, dont know what it costs, but it does work on the bikes.

Is this it?

http://www.surfsidemoto.com/store/pr...VPM357892.html
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If you make it a shelf queen, yuo will not have an issue!
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SC1 is the mx stuff it smells crazy good and works great
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So how do you guys clean your cars at the end of the day?
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