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Old 12-10-2012, 11:15 AM   #1
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cover exhaust tip when storing for winter ?

Was watching Motorweek other night (they were reviewing the lastest Cayenne).
They had a segment on vehicle storage. The dude recommended covering your
exhaust tip.

Anyone out there do this ?

Just wondering.


I guess the reasons for doing it would be many and fairly obvious. One being how I
had posted just this past spring about the "Mousehunt" type battle I had experienced
myself with my air filter and how they could enter the exhaust as
well. Caesar goes mad.wmv - YouTube

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Old 12-10-2012, 02:29 PM   #2
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Never had a problem with mice in the exhaust, but one winter they built a nifty condo under the intake plenum of my 5.0 out of the underhood insulation pad.
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Old 12-10-2012, 08:07 PM   #3
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You can search this forum for threads on winter storage. Some mention putting steel wool in the exhaust, others mention covering with a plastic bag, others make no mention of any extra precaution.

This is my first Winter storage of a car since, so I read through all of them. I know mice get in my detached garage, so I took the plastic bag precaution. I have the dual-tip exhaust, and used sandwich size Baggies, which don't have the "fold-over" but twist ties instead. Didn't buy them special for this; they're the "doggie-do" bags I use several times each day. Put one bag over each tip and secured with a rubber band.
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