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Old 05-07-2004, 20:27   #1 (permalink)
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Whats the best way to store a Gt for 12 Months

What would be the best way to store a GT or any car for say 12 Months without driving it , Would there be any damage on the engine not driving but only starting every so often??

Like empty the fuel or battery etc .....
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What would be the best way to store a GT or any car for say 12 Months without driving it , Would there be any damage on the engine not driving but only starting every so often??

Like empty the fuel or battery etc .....
make sure your fuel tank is full, pay up the insurance and ill look after it for you!
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I heard something about draining oil but I suppose the best thing to do would be to ask your dealer or someone like that.
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sounds odd but id actually fill the engine completely with oil to stop it seizing and rusting from moisture. i was serious about a full tank of petrol too...if its full then theres no room for condensation. is there anyone that could at least start it once a week for you?
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I would put it up on blocks, disconnect battery, and have a good quality cover over it.
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If you are going to keep it in storage i think theres a sealed tent you put the car in and it circulates air constantly via a pump. This i think would stop any rubber turning to crap. I'm not sure where you can get these though.
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Re: Whats the best way to store a Gt for 12 Months

maybe even ring Shannons as they deal with old cars so id assume that theyd have a bit of an idea what to do or even point you in the right direction. (not saying they just deal with old car but the point is they deal with the cream of the cream)
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Michael Jackson will have a spare oxygen tent available to use soon.....and you will be able to use it as long as you like.
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Soooooo harsh :p

Who'd wanna not drive their GT for 12 months?!?!!
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