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Old 11-15-2007, 10:20 PM
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Winter Equipment Up Keep

What do you guys do for your equipment before the Winter weather sets in? Do you treat your fuel? Pull Filters, Plugs, etc. This is my first year and I'm getting ready to put the equipment up for the year.


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Old 11-16-2007, 08:52 AM
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I do nothing other than crank it from time to time....

Being in Texas we only have about 2 months of winter
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Old 11-16-2007, 08:59 AM
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Drain fuel from tank, then run mower so it can burn what ever gas is left in the carb. Wait till spring to change plugs and filters.
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Old 11-16-2007, 09:21 AM
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I do what Albery does, so much easier and cheaper. never had a problem in the spring
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Old 11-16-2007, 10:12 AM
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We gas up all the equipment and add in a fuel stabilizer, let everthing run for several minutes and it's ready for winter storage. In early spring all plugs, filters and oils get replaced.
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Old 11-16-2007, 11:15 AM
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You might want to change your oil so you don't have all the toxins and other garbage sitting around. Better to get it ready for winter with new oil...
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Old 11-16-2007, 11:21 AM
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well in south louisiana we pretty much cut almost all year long...we really dont know what winter is down here. I'll just go and crank it a few times a week if its not getting used... everything seems to run fine by doing that.
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Old 11-16-2007, 12:45 PM
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Fill with fuel...add stabilizer...then while running fog the motor with marvel myster or sim until it dies. The most through way.
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Old 11-17-2007, 06:34 PM
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why wait til spring to pull the plugs?? anything wrong with changing them now? will they rust?
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Old 11-17-2007, 07:50 PM
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why wait til spring to pull the plugs?? anything wrong with changing them now? will they rust?
It's all sixes....some do all of their maintenance in the fall while others wait until spring, the biggest thing is just making sure it gets done.
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