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Old 05-28-2013, 08:24 AM   #1
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Mustang is going to sit for 2 months

Hey so I'm going away for 2 months from mid june to mid aug and my 91 GT is going to sit in a garage. Are there any precautions I should take before letting it sit? Anything I should do to it? I live in southern pa so it can get pretty hot and humid. Thanks
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You could disconnect the battery and add some fuel stabilizer. 2 months is not that long. It should be fine.
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Don't disconnect the battery, just buy a tender for it. $10 ebay cheapie is fine. Yes stabil in the gas tank is a good idea. My car routinely sits for long periods as I am gone a LOT and it does not get driven in the winter months. Battery tender on it, good car cover, stabil in the tank. Last time I was gone for 3 months that's all I did and it fired right up on the first crank upon getting home.
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Should I give it a full tank or just leave it around half? And what brand of fuel stabilizer is the best or are they all the same? Thanks for the advice
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Buy plenty of decon, mice can ruin a car quick. Full tank of gas, a battery tender and car cover, you'll be good to go.
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You could disconnect the battery and add some fuel stabilizer. 2 months is not that long. It should be fine.
+1. I also put a damp-rid on the floor. FL tends to be terribly humid haha. I need to get a car cover. However, worst case scenario you've got a bit of dust on it. But if it were outside, definitely not an option to be uncovered.
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I've heard putting the car on jacks can get rid of that bumpy tire after letting it sit.
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As mentioned aboved all those methods work great, 2 months isn't that long, mine sat for 6 with just the battery disconnected (was dead anyway lol)

No need to worry bout tires, radials won't develop flat spots. I have bias ply on my skinniest an at least move it once a week so those don't get flat spots.
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So basically get some fuel stabilizer (is it all the same or a certain brand I should be looking for?) either disconnect the battery or get a bat tender and that's pretty much it?
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I've always used stabil with good results.
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