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So what are everyone's plans for winter storage? I get way too many rocks on the road in the winter to even think about driving it. I was planning on either keeping the fuel tank right full or nearly empty, disconnecting the battery and covering it up. Anything else I should be considering before I put it away. I'm guessing I don't have much more than a month left...
 

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Living in Toronto I obviously will be storing it through the winter. A mechanic friend of mine told me not to worry about disconnecting the battery or anything else. The only thing he recommended was to move the car an inch forward or backward once a week so the car is not sitting on the same spot on the tires the whole time in storage.
Boy, I'm sure gonna hate this winter more than usual!!!!
 

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" move the car an inch forward or backward once a week so the car is not sitting on the same spot on the tires the whole time "

This is true !! It WILL cause flatspots in the tires,and if this happens you'll need new tires.How about an additive for the oil? Dont know much about storing cars monthes at a time but I would think you need to add some additive to the gas or oil...:confused: :D
 

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Hey my brothers to the north,, why dont you guys try driving it in the snow with the vsc on and see how well it works? :D LOL
Better yet,,, make some F Angels in the snow, or how about some doughnuts.Great way to spin the tires without burning rubber... :D LOL
 

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Thanks for rubbing it in guys!!lol
Back in the day when I had my is300 I got caught in just a little snow and let me tell you it was one of the scariest times I had in a car.
 

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haha well, only store it when it starts snowing though any other kind of weather you should be fine with driving it...its a car guys its not your life lol, eventually in a couple years youll be getting a new car...so have fun while its still young!!!
 

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I guess if I should be moving the car every week or so I shouldn't need to disconnect the battery.

If I could plan things right I'd love to drive it to Phoenix and store it there for the winter. Somehow I don't see that working out this fall :-(

All you guys without real winters - enjoy not doing any F angels!
 

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^^Oh we will enjoy our hot winters :p
 

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^^Oh we will enjoy our hot winters :p
asshole lol, well its not like its going to freaking snow every day!!!, maximum maybe 5 times its going to snow this year, but the only thing is the left over snow and mud and crap thats going to stick on the floor for quite sometime
 

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Here's the drill for me in NY:
full tank of gas, with Sta-Bil stabilizer added. empty tank will allow water vapor to cause corrosion to exposed metal in tank.

Leave battery in, but on a battery tender.
wash, wax & cover.
Don't start it unless you are going to run her at least 20-30 minutes for a full warm-up.
Lastly, start taking antidepressants. Living in the salty Noorth can suck!
 

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Here's the drill for me in NY:
full tank of gas, with Sta-Bil stabilizer added. empty tank will allow water vapor to cause corrosion to exposed metal in tank.

Leave battery in, but on a battery tender.
wash, wax & cover.
Don't start it unless you are going to run her at least 20-30 minutes for a full warm-up.
Lastly, start taking antidepressants. Living in the salty Noorth can suck!
lol that stinks dude!!! lol Im in long island new york but i shouldn't get that much snow
 

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snow tires on 18's for me. Do not fear the snow ....
 

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quick question though, i have a 4 door garage, but i only use 3 for cars, but say that it did snow and i cleaned it perfectly and i covered it and what not do you think it would be okay outside since im not driving it, because i usually keep cars that im going to drive inside so that they don't have to defrost during the cold mornings and i can just take off with a 5 minute start not even
 

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i llive in north jersey and agree . drive the car . enjoy it . when is snows then take your other vehicle out. if its a clear day that is 30 degreees u can bet i will still be ripping it up on the road. when it snows i have a 2007 acura mdx . have fun this winter..................
 
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