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Old 11-28-2007, 07:01 PM   #1
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Always helps to remind people... you should spray your door seals with a silicone based spray so they are less likely to freeze shut in the winter. Also those with power antennas (not WD-40!).

PS... Don't keep your lock deicer IN the car.
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yeah, stepping outside into 16 deg weather is plenty reminder thats its winter.
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Today it barely broke the 20'* and it'* uber windy... Not a friendly day...
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Another winter tip, especially for those where it gets cold and dry.


Be very careful pumping gas, static electricity causes many car fires every winter. If you do have a fire while fueling, DO NOT grab the handle and pull it out of the filler. Shut the pump off at the pump then get a fire extingusher and put out the fire.

http://video.nbc5.com/player/?id=188179

It'* not just a winter thing, but the cold makes the fumes hang around longer making them easier to ignite.
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PS... Don't keep your lock deicer IN the car.

you're kidding!
I don't do it, but I've seen tons of people who have.
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I always keep some in the car. In case the lock at work is frozen.

But I always have some in the house too. In case my truck or car is frozen.

Then again, I have some in the pocket of my work jacket. Just in case.


Seems a waste because it don't freeze here all that often. But when it does freeze it usually follows rain and all the locks are frozen really well. That'* where the butane lighter comes in handy.
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Never use WD-40 as a lubricant. It'* not.

W and D stand for Water Displacing. It'* a solvent that evaporates quickly, and has very few lubricity qualities.

Use a Silicon based lube on the power antenna and door seals.
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