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Old 08-26-2005, 11:54 PM   #1
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Unfortinately my bonne has to sit while I am at college.(parents wont let me take it) My mom is putting big preasure on my dad for the car to get into the garage. (major plus) but that may not happen for a while.

What do I need to do to "save" the car? I need to get a coat of wax on it but I leave at noon tomorrow and I still have a little packing to do. But other than that?
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changing your oil after the car is parked i hear is good.
dont park it with much gas, that is less gas you have to get rid of
jack stands so the tires dont get it as bad.

oh, and be sure to give her a kiss goodbye
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I've heard that you should park with a full tank of gas?!
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the therory of a full tank of gas is that there is less room for water to build up.

idk which is better.
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Fill the tank, and use a fuel conditioner for moisture. Put the car up on blocks if you like, but it shouldn't be an issue indoors. If it'* not going to be over wet weather, leave the sunroof cracked a bit. Wax is good.
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Fill the tank, and use a fuel conditioner for moisture. Put the car up on blocks if you like, but it shouldn't be an issue indoors. If it'* not going to be over wet weather, leave the sunroof cracked a bit. Wax is good.
and dont forget to kiss her goodbye.
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Good info I am also going to need as Bonny Bon Bon will be parked this winter.
Disconect, remove the battery or if the weater isnt going to be subzero it will be fine under the hood, just unhook it.
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I forgot that one. It'* actually a good idea to remove the battery from the car, wrap it in a large rag, and set it on a block of wood. Not concrete or asphalt.
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Mice, if they are a problem in your area, put some moth balls UNDER the car, not in the car, or it will permiate in there for ever. My Cutlass got mice over the summer..all it takes.
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One other thing you could do...

I park my T/As on a carpet remnant. It provides a barrier between the concrete and frame of the car so that the moisture can't settle on the frame and cause rust.
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