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Old 09-21-2011, 11:00 AM   #15
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Our 1977 C Class Chev small block 400 gets out camping about once a month year round. It is nice living in that part of Canada that gets so little snow we can almost claim none. We get out storm watching on the west coast of our Island as many times as we can. In the summer unless there is pressing home activity we are constantly camping.

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Old 09-23-2011, 08:37 AM   #16
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We full time but sit for 6 months for the winter season. I run the generator for 2 hours full hours on the first of each month. I also crank the engine and let it run for at least 15 minutes. While it is running, I cycle the transmission through all of the gears, staying at least a minute or 2 in each gear. This keeps everything lubed up and running smooth.

EDIT: Almost forgot, I do keep Sta-Bil in the fuel tank!


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Old 09-23-2011, 11:39 PM   #17
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Make sure that if your RV sits for more than a couple of weeks or more at a time when you are cycling your generator start your Refer and let it get to full temp. We had a problem firing our refrigerator off on the propane today after sitting since the 27th of July. I have started the RV and the Generator several times and have driven it several times but never fired off the refrigerator.
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Old 09-25-2011, 01:26 PM   #18
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I start my engine and generator at least every two weeks. I let them both get up to full temperature which would boil out any water that may have gotten into the oil as a result of condensation. I try to take the coach out on the road once a month for a 25-30 mile exercise

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