Tag: storage

26 Posts

Aug 01, 1992

What advice would you give for maintaining a Miata that winters in our garage?

Dear Car Talk

I bought my lovely wife a Mazda Miata for her birthday a couple of years ago She enjoys driving it in warm weather and wants to keep it in good condition for many years She stores it during the winter...

storage

Dec 01, 1991

To keep or dump a car while Peace Corp-ing.

Dear Car Talk

I am going into the Peace Corps and will be overseas for two years I have a Toyota Tercel with miles on it It's paid for and is in good shape I have two choices I think I can sell...

storage

Oct 01, 1990

How to store a convertible for winter

Dear Car Talk

I have a LeBaron GT convertible that I plan to store for the winter Having never stored a car before I would like some advice on what I should do before putting it away John RAY Well the first thing...

storage winter

Jun 01, 1990

Waking a car from a 15-year slumber...

Dear Car Talk

I HAVE A CADILLAC THAT HASN'T BEEN STARTED IN OVER YEARS WHAT SHOULD BE DONE BEFORE AT TEMPTING TO START THE CAR TO PREVENT DAMAGE TO THE ENGINE JACK TOM THE BEST THING YOU CAN DO BEFORE YOU START IT...

storage

Mar 01, 1990

Is it okay to let a car sit undriven for six months?

Dear Car Talk

My son's Subaru station wagon will be parked at my house for six months while he is out of the country What do I need to do to ensure it will run when he returns How often should it be...

storage

Feb 01, 1990

Unlike wine, motor oil doesn't improve with age.

Dear Car Talk

Approximately how long will name brand multi-viscosity oil retain its lubricating and protective qualities when kept in the original sealed container Vic TOM Forever but if I were you I wouldn't keep it that long RAY Unlike wine motor oil...

oil storage