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Old 11-30-2013, 04:44 PM
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Hi. New C7. Living in Michigan. My garage is insulated, but, not heated. What are suggestions as to how to store/keep during the winter, when, the number of days to actually get out and drive will be limited. I do have a cover. Anything special for the tires?

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I live in Ann Arbor Mi. and I have owned 4 vets and the only thing I have ever done is clean the car, fill the gas tank & put stable in the tank, I use a trickle charger on the battery and cover it up. In 40 some years I have never had a problem. I don't do anything with the tires. Where do you live?
 

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Old 12-02-2013, 06:33 AM
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I live in West Bloomfield, MI. I was told that the 'run flats' should be put on pads, is this so? The trickle charger, where could I purchase? Thanks Johnnys.
 
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Old 12-03-2013, 06:18 AM
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So do you never take out your car for a drive or something? Just store them?
 
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Old 12-03-2013, 07:35 AM
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Rickensmiley - If you read the original post it was about winter storage.

Rbsurgeon#1 I don't do anything with the tires. As for the trickle charger any auto supply co. sells them. They fairly inexpensive.
 
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Old 12-04-2013, 08:33 AM
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Get a battery tender, not a trickle charger. Your battery will last longer. Probably should air tires up to the max sidewall pressure too help prevent flat spotting. Also a fresh oil and filter change is a good idea. Running or driving once a month 'til it's up to operating temperature helps.
 
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thanks for the suggestions as i was intended to ask some queries but going though the multiple reads i have my many issue cleared






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Old 12-21-2013, 11:25 PM
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I think your cover will be enough to cover the wheels too. Nothing additional is required. Unless you want to use a trickle charger for your battery.
 
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