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Old 06-07-2010, 04:27 PM
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Deploying Again

hey guys i just got a short notice tasking yes back to the desert again, but was wondering if some of the older heads could chime in about good ideas for keeping the truck in good shape for 6 months while im gone, i have a friend who is willing to drive it to work every few weeks but other than that i was just poking for some info any and all will be appreciated.
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Old 06-07-2010, 04:59 PM
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anybody out there?
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Old 06-07-2010, 05:11 PM
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not sure on everying for a diesel but when i had my car i would do this

fuel stabilizer
hook battery to battery tender
over inflate tires
steel wool in tail pipes
baking soda inside of vehicle
oil change
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Old 06-07-2010, 05:19 PM
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yeah exactly what he said, and if it's going to be stored for a while make sure the tank is filled right up so no moisture builds up. Good luck over there
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Old 06-07-2010, 05:23 PM
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put a good water dispersant in the fuel system and if it is humid where you are i would put some fogging oil in the cylinders by disconnecting the ic pipe and just cranking the truck for a few secs while fogging also be sure to get an algaecide in the fuel system and run for a while to make sure it is disperssed into the entire fuel system
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Old 06-07-2010, 05:34 PM
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btw be safe over there
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Old 06-07-2010, 06:20 PM
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thanks guys i appreciate it have a great summer!
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Old 06-07-2010, 07:22 PM
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drive er up to michigan ill take care of it for ya haha. but be safe and thank you sir.

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Thank you for all you do!!! Be safe man
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hey guys i just got a short notice tasking yes back to the desert again, but was wondering if some of the older heads could chime in about good ideas for keeping the truck in good shape for 6 months while im gone, i have a friend who is willing to drive it to work every few weeks but other than that i was just poking for some info any and all will be appreciated.

These guys have you covered for storing it. Just wanted to say thanks to you for serving and to stay safe and come home again.
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