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Old 10-09-2012, 07:06 AM   #1
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Yep it's winter time on they way guys, time to winterize those minis. For the daily drivers, air brake antifreeze is your friend. I have a whole gallon here at the house if you need this done. Or you can get it the cheapest at a total truck parts or peter-built. This will save your valves and checks from freezing on you and making you late for work. It also has a rust preventer in it to. For the rest of you it's time to get those battery tenders, staybil gas treatment, and wood blocks out. Have a safe winter guys and see everyone next year.
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Old 10-09-2012, 10:42 AM   #2
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Yep it's winter time on they way guys, time to winterize those minis. For the daily drivers, air brake antifreeze is your friend. I have a whole gallon here at the house if you need this done. Or you can get it the cheapest at a total truck parts or peter-built. This will save your valves and checks from freezing on you and making you late for work. It also has a rust preventer in it to. For the rest of you it's time to get those battery tenders, staybil gas treatment, and wood blocks out. Have a safe winter guys and see everyone next year.
i work in a trailer repair shop and we highly advise not using airbrake antifreeze. it dries out the rubber found in valves.
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Old 10-09-2012, 10:53 AM   #3
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Really?!?!?!?!?!? I have never heard this. Is there something else out there
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we normally don't use anything. if you feel the need to use it, use it sparingly.
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Old 10-09-2012, 11:14 AM   #5
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I was always told just to put in a cap full.
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Old 10-10-2012, 11:15 PM   #6
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i never use air brake antifreeze in my winter storage. But not opposed to it either. I usually remove engine parts, suspension, or cut frame pieces to get it though winter haha.
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Old 10-12-2012, 01:46 PM   #7
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Hope yours in a heated garage in town this winter LOL
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Old 10-13-2012, 10:34 PM   #8
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me too , but not too soon i have things to do.
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Well lets hope he has time to get the garage clean then cause I want mine back ASAP lol
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Old 12-02-2012, 07:39 PM   #10
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had to pour hot water over valves a time or 2.. you can use a little bit of rubbing alcohol too
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