winterizing my wing


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shawnee1952
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winterizing my wing

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i recently read the forum about winterizing a Goldwing and they spoke of storing the bike in an unheated garage. My garage is heated. is this going to cause any problems? I don't have anywhere else to store it. I follow all the other steps that are listed pretty much to the letter.



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No problem. You are just one of the lucky guys that happens to have a heated garage. The other 99.9% of us dont have that luxury :lol: Enjoy your problem.

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Stabil or Sea Foam in a nearly empty tank. Fill the tank. Take a 10 min ride to get the fuel mix through out the system.
Park it, plug in the battery tender.
Heated garage is good!!!!!

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Thanks for the replies. That makes me feel much better about putting the wing away. I use seafoam every few tankfulls to keep it clean. I aim to keep this one till I go under a long time from now.

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Good for your bike....not so good for your car. If you drive your car during the winter, and they use salt on the roads, you're actually better off parking it outside in the cold. If you park in a heated garage, all the frozen, salty muck stuck to the car melts, and starts corroding the metal. Then you go out, the car gets more salty snow on it that freezes, then you come home and THAT then melts - and corrodes even more. If you just park outside, the salty muck never melts.



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