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Team Losi XX Motor Guard Re-Finishing

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Can anyone share any tips or tricks on how they are refinishing their XX era motor guards? Trying to clean up a few runners and wanted to get them looking better. Thanks in advance!

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Re: Team Losi XX Motor Guard Re-Finishing

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In the 90s when I raced a XX I would just sand them with wet and dry so that it looked nice and shiny like the light weight version

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Re: Team Losi XX Motor Guard Re-Finishing

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Moggie XL wrote: Tue Sep 20, 2022 7:02 pm In the 90s when I raced a XX I would just sand them with wet and dry so that it looked nice and shiny like the light weight version
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Re: Team Losi XX Motor Guard Re-Finishing

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I gently sandblasted mine as there were very deep scratches, came up nice and uniform, and matt finish, clear coat on top.
it suited one of my cars anyway.
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Re: Team Losi XX Motor Guard Re-Finishing

Post by radioactivity »

Hello Maxline

About 6 months ago I refinished my XX motor mount and the rest of the car as well.

I did some DIY anodizing and it turned out pretty nice.
Here's a link that shows the process-

https://www.rc10talk.com/viewtopic.php?f=27&t=47030&hilit=losixx


Chuck
Hydrodip how to https://www.rc10talk.com/viewtopic.php?f=62&t=42727
When all you have is a hammer everything looks like a nail :wink:

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Re: Team Losi XX Motor Guard Re-Finishing

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Appreciate all of the feedback!

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