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Old 07-01-2014, 09:15 AM   #11
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Since the wife got a new car I get two cars. My pickup is not large enough for towing and our current driveway configuration means it is blocked in most of the time. This results in me driving the Explorer for most things I need. I do take the truck out once a week for my run to the dump or when I need to haul things for the house. I've found if it sits too long besides the battery charge dropping the oil in the lifters drains out so they can be noisy when starting. By running it at least once a week some oil remains in the upper engine quieting things down and I feel minimizing engine wear.

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Old 07-04-2014, 05:33 AM   #12
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Our class A (gas) will sit in the driveway for months at a time. I do start it up monthly, start my generator and put both A/Cs on. The motorhome will take a trip around the neighborhood and then back into the driveway. I do use Sta-Bil in the fuel tank. Exercising the equipment will help keep seals etc lubed and everything functioning

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Old 07-04-2014, 07:03 AM   #13
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I would DEFINATELY put some cab fresh in it, the mice will have a field day with vehicles that don't move much, they seem to love to eat wires, all the hard plastic fuel lines, also some fuel stabilizer, and put a smart charger on the battery, that should be all you need to do. When you do drive it make sure you drive it long enough to actually get it up to temp, condensation in the drivetrain, exhaust needs to be given the opportunity to evaporate out, best of luck!

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