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Guide to Building RC Cars

Building an rc car correctly will make it go faster and handle better than an improperly built remote control car. Here is a step by step guide on workplace preparation, tools, cleaning ball bearings, motor cleaning tips, and building shock absorbers.

Workplace Preparation

By organizing your workplace you can speed up the process of building rc cars.

Setup for building rc cars.

As a tip, use a towel to keep parts from rolling off the table. Organize your tools and use the kit's manual. Here I am rebuilding a Tamiya TL-01 Ford SVT F-150 rc model kit.

Tools for Building RC Cars

It is important to use the correct tools when building an rc car. Here are some tools you will need:

Tools used for building remote control rc cars and trucks.

WD-40 oil, mini screwdrivers, Tamiya wrench, super glue, cutting pliers, screwdriver (+), electrical tape, scissors, long nose pliers, screwdriver (-), brush, long screwdriver (+), and electrical screwdriver.

Tip: The electrical screwdriver really helps speed up the process of building rc cars. Make sure you use the correct screwdriver else you might run the risk of stripping a screw.

Related RC Car Building Tips

Here are more tips to help you build a fast rc car.

Cleaning ball bearings

Mabuchi motor cleaning tips

Building shock absorbers

Hope these tips help you out.

Joel M

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