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Old 05-14-2005, 02:34 PM   #1
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hello again, and thanks for the replies to my previous post.

ok, does parking a diesel for extended periods hurt anything?? i mean if you camp in one place for 2 or 3 months, should you run the engine every now and then, or is it ok just to leave it set??

does it hurt the tires being in one spot for that length of time??

any other systems i should think about other than the above??

planning on work camping and will be at the same locations for at least the season in the north and maybe 3 to 5 months in the south. will a diesel engine and tires, suspension stuff be ok with this??

total new guy here and any input greatly appreciated. regards, j.d.
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Old 05-14-2005, 02:34 PM   #2
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hello again, and thanks for the replies to my previous post.

ok, does parking a diesel for extended periods hurt anything?? i mean if you camp in one place for 2 or 3 months, should you run the engine every now and then, or is it ok just to leave it set??

does it hurt the tires being in one spot for that length of time??

any other systems i should think about other than the above??

planning on work camping and will be at the same locations for at least the season in the north and maybe 3 to 5 months in the south. will a diesel engine and tires, suspension stuff be ok with this??

total new guy here and any input greatly appreciated. regards, j.d.
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Old 05-14-2005, 05:37 PM   #3
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I don't like to let my coach sit for more than 6 weeks. We will take it out and at least drive it for a couple hours and run the generator and roof airs on to exersize things. Don't let your tires stand in water and try to keep the sun off them. Do keep them properly inflated and taking a little weight off them (DO NOT TAKE THE REAR WHEELS OFF GROUND) will not hurt but I have never incountered a "flat spoting issue" with our schedule of using the drive train.
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thanks mike. much as i suspected. good idea to keep the fluids etc pumping. appreciate the help. regards, j.d.
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