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      Update from Texas Assn of Campground Owners re: Evacuees   08/28/17

      Good morning, There are now at least 18 privately owned and operated campgrounds and RV parks across Texas that are accepting evacuees. The attached news release, updated from the one the association issued yesterday, includes the names and contact info for the parks. Consumers can also do their own research to identify parks with RV spaces and rental cabins at www.TexasCampgrounds.com and www.TexasCabinRentals.net. Please contact Brian Schaeffer, executive director and CEO of the Texas Association of Campground Owners, on his cell phone at (817) 307-0129 for any questions. We will continue to update this release over the weekend based on the feedback we receive from campgrounds and RV parks across Texas. Many thanks for including our information in your reports yesterday. We appreciate it. Sincerely, Jeff Crider
      (760) 567-9775 (cell)
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dwhitt01

Long Term Storage - Diesel

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dwhitt01   

Just recently purchased a 2010 Allegro Red class A as well as recently joining FMCA. We are not full timers and therefore store our motorhome for a few months at a time. We are wondering if a diesel fuel additive is recommended especially in the winter while stored. If so can someone recommend a product and how best to use. Thanks

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Winter storage in what part of the country ? Do you plan on driving it during the winter when the roads are dry and the temperature is low, just to exercise it ?

Rich.

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wolfe10   

Welcome to the FMCA Family.

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.westmarine.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ProductDisplay?catalogId=10001&storeId=11151&partNumber=255739&langId=-1&searchKeyword=Biocide#.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.

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