Putting her into hybernation (Parking Car for 1.5+ years)

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Yeah people say fill it because it wont get moisture but I think in a garage it will be fine....I can allways top it up if it starts going bad or getting low when its being fired up.
 

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Matt94GT said:
Yeah people say fill it because it wont get moisture but I think in a garage it will be fine....I can allways top it up if it starts going bad or getting low when its being fired up.

oh yea if you were to set it outside moisture could be an issue, but in a garage your OK
 

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I have a few things for you to think about.

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Matt94GT said:
Yeah people say fill it because it wont get moisture but I think in a garage it will be fine....I can allways top it up if it starts going bad or getting low when its being fired up.

oh yea if you were to set it outside moisture could be an issue, but in a garage your OK

1) I thought water in the gas tank was caused by condensation. Wouldn't your car have some condensation on really cold mornings, depending where you live?

2) I have heard that putting your car on jackstands is NOT what you want to do unless you want to drive a 4x4 when you get back. The suspension might sag without any weight on it for 1 1/2 years.

Just some things to think about. If I were you, I would have someone drive it once every week or two for about 20 minutes. Have them warm the motor up, move the suspension a little, and you'll avoid flat spots in your tires as well.

This seems logical to me....good luck.
 

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Put a piece of charcoal on drivers floor passenger floor....get a regular aluminum pan and put a piece of charcoal in it..then slide it under the car..one for the front and back...why im saying this is because it grabs all the moisture all around it!
 

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Why is it going to be parked for so long? Well my best advice is for you to ship it to my address and I will take care of it for you, and when you get it back if the cluster says that it has about 10k more miles on it then when you gave it to me... well then the cluster is a liar.
 
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95Grandtouring5.0 said:
Why is it going to be parked for so long? Well my best advice is for you to ship it to my address and I will take care of it for you, and when you get it back if the cluster says that it has about 10k more miles on it then when you gave it to me... well then the cluster is a liar.

he's in the land down under...

what are ya doin there anyway?
 
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I put 2 boxes of baking soda in the car to absorb the mositure, its in a garage, fairly new, so no leaks but it is cold at night. Shes all jacked up with a trickle charger and fuel saver in the tank.
 

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Put a towel or something into the exhaust tips so the mufflers won't rust due to moisture from the inside.
 

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yup full tank with stabil. anything less will cause moisture to form inside the tank and cause rust. don't forget to run the car after you put in the treatment so it gets in the fuel lines. i would not run the car at all, if the exhaust doesn't get hot enough you'll get rust inside, same goes for inside the block. but then again you'll have an excuse to get that new exhaust.
 

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