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Storing a diesel short term

I have purchased a 2000 F350 Lariat, but, need to sell my old truck as well, so, I have been driving the gasser, just had a deal fall through, so, I am getting concerned about having my new to me diesel sitting for too long. It has been sitting for a month already and I am wondering if there are any long term affects for having it sit for another month (if it takes that long to sell my other truck), or should I just start driving the diesel?


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Drive the diesel once a week or even twice a week. Place ads up for the gasser.


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Have had the gasser up for sale for a month, not too many bites, as it has the 454 with 4:10 gears, plus its not the best time of year to be selling a vehicle.

Insurance isnt cheap up here, so, it would be pretty pricey to insure both, I guess my concern is if I let the diesel sit for too much longer, would there be any long term effects?
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Throw a battery tender on it, otherwise you'll be fine.

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i would just make sure to start it every so often and add some type of fuel additive to keep it from gellin up but it will be fine

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Thanks for the replies, once I get the truck in my driveway I am sure I will have alot more questions.
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