How To: Clean an RC vehicle kit, engine and air filter

Clean an RC vehicle kit, engine and air filter

If you call yourself a hobbyist or a kid at heart, you know that remote-controlled vehicles are more than just fun. If you're a serious R/C man, you'll know all about doing everything to your model truck or car, like fixing wheels, vamping the pinion gears, waterproofing, troubleshooting, electronic diagnostics, setting up, programming and finally... racing. As much as you know about these remote-controlled vehicles, it will never be enough, you'll always be looking for more...

This video tutorial will teach you how to clean an RC vehicle kit, engine and air filter. You'll see how to clean an remote-controlled vehicle air filter, use the air filter oil, and ensure that the entire carb is clean. It also discusses electronics removal and engine removal for hosing the kit down, and discusses the pros and cons of using this method as inspection for loose, cracked, damaged or broken parts that are not a part of it. Also learn about the denatured alcohol and air compressor or aerosol can way or removing dirt by breaking it up. Lastly, see a slow method of removing all the components to use a brush and dust away all associated dirt and the benefits of the slow method. Also use degreaser to remove the oil and nitro gas fuel off of the engine.

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