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From Bashed to Brilliance: 8 Tips for Maintaining Your RC Truck

Just make sure you're careful with the water around the truck's elect Transform your bashed-up RC truck into a brilliant machine with these 8 essential maintenance tips. Keep your ride running smooth and fast with expert advice.

You've been racing your RC car around, performing tricks, and pushing it to the limit. That's the sign of a good time and precisely what RC cars were made for, but that doesn't mean they'll last forever.

Maintaining an RC truck is an essential part of keeping it in good working condition and ensuring you get the best results while out in the world while extending the lifespan of your unit.

After any kind of fierce bashing, it's crucial to take care of your RC truck to ensure that it is ready for the next time you use it. Here are some helpful tips to help you maintain your RC truck and do just that!

Buy a tool kit

The first step in maintaining your RC truck is to buy a tool kit, such as a wrench or clip. These tools are necessary for unscrewing and taking apart the truck, and it's basically a case of getting the right tools for the job.

Check over your RC car, get sizes for the screws and nuts, and ensure you have a toolset that can fit. Sure, some RC cars come with the tools in the box, but most will require a third-party investment.

We highly recommend this tool kit from Hobbypark that comes with 11 tools like hex drivers, Allen keys, and screwdrivers, all specifically designed with RC vehicles in mind.

Unscrew and take apart the RC truck

When you're ready to carry out your repairs and maintenance, set your truck up on a stand in your workshop and take it apart carefully. The best tip to remember here is that every piece you take off should be positioned in such a way that you'll remember where everything goes, allowing you to put it back together quickly.

You can do this by simply removing a panel and keeping all the screws next to it or by writing down what goes where.

Once apart, look for any missing or damaged pieces that need to be replaced or repaired and ensure that all the components work as they should. For example, check the wheels move in different directions and run smoothly.

At this stage, you may need to order compatible replacement parts either from the manufacturer or a custom supplier.

Clean the RC truck

When you've repaired everything and replaced any necessary parts, it's time to clean everything else up. We recommend doing this part after making repairs so you're not wasting your time cleaning broken car parts.

rics. Remove the battery first and clean each piece separately to ensure you're cleaning safely and don't risk damaging yourself or the RC car.

Examine the battery

With the battery removed, it's time to check and ensure it's running as it should be. First, use a multimeter to check the voltage of the battery. If it's not up to scratch, it's time to replace it. If it's fine, clean it up and charge the battery fully for the next race.

It can be worth checking the battery charging indicator to ensure that the battery is fully charged.

Replace broken parts and maintain

If you haven't already, replace your broken parts with new ones and fix anything that needs fixing. Also, you can maintain the existing and remaining parts now everything is clean.

If you're running a Bezgar car, you can find reliable, high-quality parts here at the Bezgar store.

Maintenance-wise, fill the oil-filled shocks, grease the motor, and replace the drive shaft or arms if necessary.

If you're struggling with certain parts or can't get your truck to work, join an RC group for discussion and help. The RC car community is one of the best in the world, and you're sure to find someone who knows what they're doing.

Find repair videos on Youtube

While we're talking about the RC vehicle community, it's worth noting that there are so many helpful repair videos on YouTube that can help you fix any issues with your RC truck.

Search for videos related to your specific truck model and follow the instructions carefully.

Read the user manual

Every RC car is different, requiring different specs, parts, and components. Instead of wasting your money and guessing which parts fit, take a moment to read the user manual and see precisely what parts you need and the specifications you need to follow.

Even if you're using modified or custom parts, these will come with manuals or instructions telling you what you need to know. These documents may look boring at first and are usually discarded, but they actually contain important information about how to use and maintain your RC truck.

Reach out to support team

Sometimes, you might find damage on your truck that you just can't fix, or something's not working as it should, and you don't know what to do about it.

In this case, or if you just have some general questions or need help with your RC truck, reach out to the support team for assistance. They'll be able to answer any questions you may have and provide you with the help you need.


And there we have it, your complete guide to maintaining and looking after your truck. Follow these steps and tips you'll have everything you need to know to keep your RC car working in good condition and performing to the best level it can.

With proper maintenance, you can extend the life of your RC truck and continue to enjoy the thrilling world of RC racing. And don't forget, if you're looking for full RC car setups or spare parts, check out the Bezgar store for everything you need to know!

Good luck and happy racing!

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