While operating an RC truck, the weather condition may not remain favorable all the time. So, it needs to give it a proper cleaning before storing. To ensure the nice look and smooth performance of your RC truck, proper cleaning has no alternative.
But the concern here is it seems to be a daunting task for most of us, especially if you are a newbie. That’s why to assist you in the cleaning process; we have compiled a proper guideline to show how you to clean your RC truck effortlessly.
- Lukewarm water.
- Hair dryer or compressed air.
- Electric motor cleaner.
- RC lubricant.
To make the whole cleaning process easier, divide it into few steps.
Disassemble all the separable parts of the RC truck. Take apart tires, plastic body parts, electronic parts, engine, and wheels carefully. If your RC truck includes any protective cover on the engine, remove that too. Now keep all the small equipment separately in a box so that they don’t get misplaced. If you are doing this for the first time, mark them where to fit them again during reassembling.
Now start cleaning. You should begin with wheels. They are as important as the engine of your RC device. They ensure smooth riding. Separate them and carry to a sink to clean. It’s recommended to clean them with slightly warm water.
First, clean them using your hand. Then rub soap thoroughly one by one. Now brush them gently so that hard grim and dirt get removed properly. Clean rim and each side of the wheels nicely. Then dry them, either with a clean damp cloth or naturally in the air.
Then go ahead with plastic body parts. Just like the wheels, use soap to remove dirt and grime. While cleaning them make sure you are not using any harsh brush that can leave a scratch or damage the plastic parts. After cleaning them properly, dry them very carefully.
Now, it’s the turn of the engine and the frame of the truck. As now the toy has no engine you can rinse it in water. Likewise before, using lukewarm water to remove dirt and dust with your hands. If necessary, use some soap too. Just be careful while cleaning areas where there is wire.
Clean thoroughly the whole part. Then dry it properly. For this job, you can use a hairdryer. Produce airflow from a little distance so that it gets dry properly. Or you can use compressed air for this job. Continue with the following steps to clean your RC truck effortlessly.
The next task to do is cleaning the motor of your RC truck. Once you are done with drying the engine and the body, remove the electric motor of the RC truck. To clean this motor, you will need a cleaning solution. Spray this cleaner into the motor holes. Rinse the motor well with this solution. Then, dry it with a paper towel. After cleaning, put some lubricant oil.
Now as all the parts of the toy is clean, it’s time to re-assemble the RC truck. Re-attach all the parts in reverse order that you dissembled them.
If you clean your RC truck following this guideline, the cleaning hassle will reduce significantly.