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I have a 71 bus that I need to store while I am at collage. What do I need to do (other that a can of fuel stabilizer) to make sure it stays in good condition? I will be able to drive it periodically when I am home. The engine needs to be rebuilt, so I am not too worried about it, but I recently put in new calipers and wheel cylinders. Will sitting around ruin them? Thanks for your help! Bryan
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Re: Storage (BGKast)

I stored my 63 last winter as well as this one. I did the following:
-Inflate tires a few pounds over normal psi, to counteract flat spotting
-Install fuel stabilizer
-Leave an open box of Arm and Hammer baking soda to keep moisture down.
-Pulled battery so I can have a fresh charge when spring hits.
Other than that, I don't know what more you can do. I would recommend that when you start the motor in the spring, leave the coil wire off the distributor to get the oil circulating w/o starting the motor.
Hope this helps.
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