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Old 12-02-2011, 01:24 PM   #1
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Unhappy Winterizing

So its the second day of december, and its probably time for me to winterize it.
What all needs done
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Old 12-02-2011, 02:11 PM   #2
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Nada. At least I never have. Run it like a raped ape in the spring to blow out the dust and call it good. I'd advise running the tank as dry as possible.
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Old 12-02-2011, 10:27 PM   #4
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its gotta sit outside for most of winter. so anything special in that department
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do you intend on driving it in the snow or is it just going to be sitting outside?
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Old 12-04-2011, 12:03 AM   #6
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sitting outside, well not for about 3 weeks.
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I'd say fill the tank, and put the battery inside. If you get alot of snow cover it.
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Old 12-06-2011, 07:44 PM   #8
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well winterizing became less of a priority, i now have the garage for a month or so. My dad took out a deer with his DD.
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I topped the tank up to about 90% full, put in the proper ratio of Sta-Bil, went for ~ 5 mile loop around the neighborhood to circulate it through the lines, etc. Then parked it, cleaned it up, put it up in the air and sat it on Race Ramps (specifically, their curved-top show/maintenance 8" tall blocks) and put a cover on it. Also removed the battery and took it inside along with the EHP summer tires to store in the basement.

Until March or so
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