Long Term Storage - Diesel
Posted 04 January 2013 - 03:02 PM
Posted 04 January 2013 - 03:20 PM
Posted 04 January 2013 - 04:14 PM
Best to store with diesel tank FULL to minimize condensation.
If the fuel will not be burned in 2 months in the summer or 3 months in the winter, add a BIOCIDE. You can get it at any marine store, since diesel powered boats have the same diesel storage issue. Here is one: http://www.westmarin...de#.UOdF3XdVV9A
Per Michelin, inflate tires to the max on the sidewall during storage (as long as it does not exceed the rim maximum PSI.
Do not start the engine unless you can drive a minimum of 25 highway miles (enough to get the OIL, not just coolant up to operating temperature.
Brett and Dianne Wolfe
2003 Alpine 38'
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Posted 05 January 2013 - 07:41 PM
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