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List As many As Possible tips for this coming and now here winter



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Stay at home
 

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moth balls???
 

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Moth balls are used in closets to keep moths from eating clothes that have been stored for some time. He's saying that if you're going to store the car, put moth balls in it, which will keep moths out of it.

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Don't you also put them around the tires too?

Are you actually looking for tips for this winter, or simply just posting for the sake of starting a new thread?

I was typing up a response and then decided it may not even be worth it.
 

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just post tips for any winter. Its a new thread i guess i started it, to help people out who might not know any tips on winterizing there car. Kinda like me.

Like storing it for the winter.
 

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I'd also recommend putting sand bags in the back of your FWD car I know someone that did that :blink:


Seriously, just make sure the car is up in maintenance.
 

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Correct me if I'm wrong but doesn't the owners manual have a section on this?
 

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If there is i can not find it, what do u look under?
 

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uh....

well I usually use graphite spray in the door/trunk locks
silicone spray all weather seals
charge battery & other usual maintenance
 

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Be sure to switch the air in your tires from summer to winter air :D
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Hey, is your name Jordan by any chance?
 

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wow were asking names now?

ok keep them tips coming.
 

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Nah, I think I know him :D

If so, he owns a 96 Silver Sable with a 3.0L V6 Vulcan, I work with him (For now)

He also happens to own a Mustang back at his home. Basically, I am 99.9% sure I know him, if so, great to know more people on the club :ford:
 

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so this warm weather in Chicago is nice, right. This snow is melting, though i don't know if Santa will be able to land on the roof. Might have to upgrade to a car/ flying car.

so this warm weather in Chicago is nice, right. This snow is melting, though i don't know if Santa will be able to land on the roof. Might have to upgrade to a car/ flying car.
 

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Moth balls are used in closets to keep moths from eating clothes that have been stored for some time. He's saying that if you're going to store the car, put moth balls in it, which will keep moths out of it.

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they also do a damn good job keeping mice out of the car.....

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Get your car oil sprayed in the late fall right before the snow hits. This will protect the undercarriage from salt corrosion. Also get it oil sprayed in the early spring after the snow stops coming down. This will prevent the thawing salt from doing more damage.

Slather some vaseline in places on your car where water tends to sit (such as the bottom of your doors, just inside the wheel wells, trunk lid, etc).

Make sure your fluids are all topped up. Carry an extra bottle of windshield washer fluid in the back of your car. Keep it topped up. Get wiper blades that don't suck.

Carry a safety kit in your trunk with a warm blanket, some flares, a rain poncho, a canospare, tow rope, and booster cables. These can be had for $20. Also, keep your cell phone charged in case your car breaks down and you need to call for help.

Get snow tires. If you can't or don't want to, get good all-season tires with deep treads. These suck on dry roads but will save you in the snow.

And the most important, and cheapest tip to follow:

Change your driving habits! Getting there 5 minutes earlier is not worth your life. Drive especially slow in slippery conditions, up and down hills, and around blind curves. If people tailgate to get you to go faster, **** 'em. They will be the architects of their own demise.
 
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