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storing car with extended periods of no driving

Discussion in 'VT - VX Holden Commodore (1997 - 2002)' started by Fantasstic, Jan 11, 2019.

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    Hi guys, have a vx ss which does not receive my attention as often as I would like, and will not for maybe a few more years due to personal commitments. To ensure the car can remain in good mechanical condition what do you recommend would need to be done? How often should it be driven? I prefer taking it for a spin every two - three months. If driving the car this little what is recomended? It will be under a Avanti car cover with thick black plastic on top in a garage. Cheers
     
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    If you cover it with something make sure the material can breath or it could cause the paint to blister. Don't put any plastic (that can't breath) directly on the paint.
     
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    Cheers for the help. Like the carcoon idea and the stabil solution.
    Will continue further research.
    One of my fears is if the engine gets seized from not being driven.
    If it was driven once every 6 months at most, for around half an hour would that be enough to get the oils lubricating and prevent the engine from becoming seized?
     

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