How to Winterize a Porsche according to FlatSix.com

How to Winterize a Porsche according to FlatSix.com

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  1. Set the date.
  2. Wash and clean, inside and out.
  3. Gas it up and include a fuel additive like STA-BIL.
  4. Fill your tires to the maximum pressure allowed by your tire; or, use a set of tire cradles that are shaped to the tire and help to prevent flat spots without the need to over inflate.
  5. For those of you pumping more water than oil through the pipes, be sure the check and top off your anti-freeze.
  6. Disconnect the battery or attach a trickle charger.
  7. Put the car in gear or park and don't apply the parking brake.
  8. You might consider placing some type of reusable desiccant in the car, like this Peli Desiccant Silica Gel if your garage is not climate controlled. Remember, you will need a number of these as the interior of your Porsche is a large space. You can easily check them once a month or so and reactivate them per the instructions
  9. Cover it.
  10. Call your insurance company and let them know your Porsche is off the road for the season. Depending on your state's requirements, they may have some suggestions on how you can save money.
  11. Play racing games, drive simulators and wait for the snow to melt and the salt to get washed away so you can prepare to drive your Porsche again in the Spring.

Date Posted: December 26, 2016