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Old 02-29-2008, 12:53 PM   #1
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Ok, here'* what im thinkin...

My car has been sittin for quite sometime, I have started it, and I have ran it around the block and down the street a few times just to get some movement you know? Gotta get my supercharger fix you know, WHHHHHIIIIIIIINNNNNNNEEEEEEEEE, MmMmm so nice haha BUT ANYWAYS, what Im lookin for is any ideas for things I should do for my car before I get her back on the road, few things I thought was to check my cabin filter, replace if necessary, replace my plugs, switch over to synthetic oil, and run sum SeaFoam thru her...anybody got any other things I should do ??

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you have said that you have driven the car around a few times, so really there is nothing that just goes bad.

do the things you mentioned and you should be fine
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Well its not that Im trying to prevent anything from goin bad, but really Im just lookin for ANYTHING to work on you know? Anything that would benefit my car
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ahh ok, well then give the interior a really good cleaining, clean the motor really good, clean up the wheels, clean in the wheel wells, clean the underneath, i would say wax it, but with the status of the paint that might not be a good idea
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well, the whole car is getting a inside and out detail once its done...my buddy worked as a detailer for Maseratti so he'* going to be doin that for sure and yeah I cant wax it for 30 days after the paint has cured...alot of people know what im doin for the exterior, but you guys dont know what im doin with the interior lol anyways thanx for the tipss
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Maserati? It'* only a state away... See you in a few hours! I got such a tingling sensation down my spine when I read Maserati that my neck hurts.

But really, that is awesome. I can't wait to see this. I would like to recommend you get together with some people to do a transmission filter change and fluid flush. Not that it would have anything to do with the sitting and not moving, but because you're looking for little things to do with the car, it can't hurt.
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Do yourself a favor and check your vacuum lines. I've heard about issues with cracked vacuum lines on cars that have been sitting for a while... They're probably fine, but it doesn't hurt to check
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Do the sea foam before an oil change and check the pcv valve.
Make sure your coolant level is good and the fluid is clean looking.
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