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Old 07-02-2012, 02:06 PM   #1
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What to use to clean RC cars

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What does everyone use to clean there rc cars.

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Old 07-02-2012, 03:42 PM   #2
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Re: What to use to clean RC cars

TrakPower is pretty good.

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Old 07-02-2012, 03:56 PM   #3
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Re: What to use to clean RC cars

I just use a simple mix of Simple Green and methyl hydrate 50/50 mix works well.
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Old 07-02-2012, 04:38 PM   #4

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A toothbrush. Nothing else.

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Re: What to use to clean RC cars

If it's not too bad, brushes to remove/loosen dirt, compressor to blast it off. If it's really dirty, I'll remove all 3 diffs, driveshafts, axles, pinion gears and all bearings and simple green/hose the chassis and plastics. Clean the parts I pull with brake cleaner, with the exception of radio tray and engine. It takes time, but you will find all the problems along the way. I usually end up doing this after every race.
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Old 07-02-2012, 08:21 PM   #6
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Re: What to use to clean RC cars

Last couple of times i just got most of the dirt off than sprayed 'Simple Green' and used compressed air.

Been seeing more threads and posts about mixing in WD-40 or Methyl hydrate.
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Old 07-04-2012, 11:52 PM   #7
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I use simple green and brake cleaner with a tooth brush and shop towels. For nitro I find that Trak Power works the best.
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