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Old 10-07-2008, 05:05 PM   #1
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Winterizing your Boxster...

What would you guys do to your Boxster if it's going to sit in the garage for over a month or two or even three?
Battery Tender? (which one)
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Old 10-07-2008, 05:32 PM   #2
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Rev Al,

I have stored my Boxster for 2 winters so far, soon be #3 in about as many weeks. My car sits from mid October till early April. I have followed about 90% of this stuff, with great success:

http://www.986forum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=7567&highlight=winter+storage
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Old 10-07-2008, 06:06 PM   #3
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Mid October through April is a long time! Also in Chicago, I store mine Dec 1st - April 1st.

Is it better to change the oil before storage or after storage?

I've always done it after storage...

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Mid October through April is a long time! Also in Chicago, I store mine Dec 1st - April 1st.

Is it better to change the oil before storage or after storage?

I've always done it after storage...

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Steve, change the oil before. You want to purge the car's oil of the moisture and contaminants.
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Old 10-08-2008, 12:29 PM   #5
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Interesting. I've always purged the oil after storage! Sounds like I need to do the opposite and I can't afford to do both.

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Old 10-09-2008, 05:14 PM   #6
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Rev Al,

I have stored my Boxster for 2 winters so far, soon be #3 in about as many weeks. My car sits from mid October till early April. I have followed about 90% of this stuff, with great success:

http://www.986forum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=7567&highlight=winter+storage
Thanks for the info.
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