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If you are in a high humidity area, I would: Coat the part in WD-40 (at least pieces which are made of or have exposed metal pieces). Put them into a large Zip Lock Style Vacuum Storage bag along with ~six oxygen absorbers Vacuum out the storage bag Place bag on the shelf and leave it alone. You may want to put something around the part so any sharp ...


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If they say it is unnecessary, I'd put them in the complete idiot category. Will the car run? Most probably, but it has a large propensity to cause issues down the road. With that said, there are some caveats we could talk about. Was the car prepped to stand that long? If the car was filled to the gills with gas, then had 2x Stabil put into the tank ...


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I want to open with, I'm not really a car guy. I want to add, I haven't worked in a shop in over 25 years. With my lack of qualifications I will submit my opinion. Flat Rate Background Rant Typically, from my experience, flat rate rules the day. Dealerships, shops large and small, use a flat rate methodology to be profitable. This construct is an ...


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Hi to those starting engines which have been sitting "idle" for more than three months. We recently started a 190e Benz which had not been started for more than 6 months. First step was to check condition and level of all fluids ( engine oil, trans fluid, coolant, power steering, brake fluid and battery acid ). We then checked drive belts and battery ...



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