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Old 10-25-2003, 04:19 PM   #1
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Storing during winter ... Need TIPS!

Hi guys,

I'm storing my 94 civic and want to know if wny of you have any tips. Thx in advance.
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Old 10-25-2003, 05:00 PM   #2
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Re: Storing during winter ... Need TIPS!

Store it with a full tank of gas w/ a fuel stabilizer added.
Clean well before storing
You may want to put moth balls in & around the car to prevent critters
Lift & support properly - tires off the ground
Plug the tail pipe - critters love making nests in mufflers - also will use air filters as nests - chew them all up, chew wires, etc.
Bag the tires - apply tire dressing & seal inside garbage bag or tire bag
Carpet under the car / cover car
Disconnect & trickle charge battery
Change the oil before storing

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Old 10-27-2003, 06:17 PM   #3
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Did you mean change the oil before "storing" or before starting it again after winter?
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Old 10-28-2003, 12:08 AM   #5
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Re: Storing during winter ... Need TIPS!

Acutally depending on how long its stored you may want to change it before & after. I meant to say change the oil before *storing*. When it does come time to start it up, it would be wise to at least install a new oil filter, pre-filled w/ oil. You do that so oil pressure builds quicker
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OK! Thanx .... Actually I'm storing it for three months. If you think of anything else ... let me know :P

And thanx a lot Miataracer for not being harsh on your reply
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