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Away for the Winter
Wash, wax and cover.
Vacuum and clean interior
Windows down slightly (quarter inch) for circulation.
Change oil and filter.
Fill tank, and add gasoline stabilizer.
Run engine to disperse stabilizer throughout.
When cool, pull plugs and add either "Engine Storage Spray" or engine oil
into plug holes, and turn over to disperse.
Charge battery and clean terminals. You _may_ want to remove the battery.
Your favorite rubber/vinyl preservative on appropriate parts.
Lube anything you can think of that moves.
Block up the suspension to remove weight from tires, but not the the
Some people drain the tank, and I used to on my bike, but I could remove it
and swirl some oil around in there to prevent corrosion. Kind of hard on a
Don't put the windows down too far, or you'll have wee mice families moving
The car will smoke on start up in the spring. Not to worry, once warmed up,
take her for a run on a bright spring day. It'll put a smile on your face,
and her dashboard.
_Nothing_ like that first drive on a crisp spring day....
'84 5ks "Audrey", Zermatt silver, Husco armrest/cupholder, Bosch H4/H1
'82 Coupe (previous)