Some can say that rainy days are great fun and for others that may not be true. When your RC car, plane or truck is on the field, pavement or track, the last thing you want is for it to start pouring. There is no need to blame the heavens for the rainfall as we all know it can be very good for some other people like farmers. Here we are talking about RC cars and it is very essential to keep them in the best of conditions all the time to benefit the mist from them. Irrespective of the weather, it is a big responsibility of the RC car owner to maintain it in the best of shapes.
In fact it is not very hard to maintain a good performance RC car. It is possible that it can take a lot of your precious time to be able to do that well, but it is also a fact that you will not all regret the hard work you have put in at the end of the day. You have to check a number of things to ensure the upkeep of the RC car. This is very important for the wheels of the RC car as that is what which keeps in contact with the wet ground when there is rainfall. You need to check the front spindles initially and if you find any spill on any of the wheels, you have to clean it in the first place. You must make sure of the tightness of the wheels once it has got wet as it is very vital. You can check the wheels by shaking it and if by chance it is loose you must shim or pad it or replace if it is necessary.
When we talk of cleanliness, ensure that the ball stud, which is also known as the ball cup if there is any surplus dirt. This is that part of the RC which keeps plenty of additional dirt during the rains away from the main body. If you have this you will find it much easier to do the cleaning of your RC car. As rain, dust and heat together wears off this part of the RC car, it is a good idea to keep an eye on this part on a regular basis and check if it requires any kind of replacement.
You will not have to worry about the next race even if it rains, if you check all of them regularly.