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Old 10-09-2017, 07:15 AM   #1
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winter parking

This is our first MH. We purchased a 1992 Wnnebago Adventure 34Q that was very well taken care of. We have made 3 trips about 1700 miles and only minor problems except for the fuel pump! We are planning on parking it beside our house for most of the winter. We live in SE Mo. doesnt get extremly cold but below freezing and some snow. It will be parked on the grass.What do I need to do? Park tires on blocks, stall pads or both? What about tire covers? Should I leave it plugged in to the house, refer off, winterized of course. Covered or not? Anything suggestions? Thanks
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- Fully winterize
- Park on whatever you want
- Mouseproof it
- Charge the batteries, remove them and put them in the garage
or, charge the batteries, lift the negative cables, leave in place
- Cover the tires if you want to protect them from sun and dirt
- Do not need electrical power
- Do not need coach cover

If this is not a gas coach, it may require other prep. I only have experience with gas coaches.

On grass, mouseproofing may prove the most difficult task.
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Suggest a small solar panel to keep your batteries up to charge you can buy from Bass Pro Harbor freight or Amazon. I use two one for Chassis and one for house just place them in a window and you can plug one into a dash lighter and hook up the house batteries with clips place in windshield or a window that get sun light
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I wouldn't park on the grass, that is a recipe for undercarriage corrosion.
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i wouldn't park on the grass, that is a recipe for undercarriage corrosion.
only other place is my driveway and it blocks the garage and can't get the vett out! Lol
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Ditto on not parking on grass, might be time to sell the Vett and save the motorhome? Might consider laying down gravel or road base in area used to park motorhome if selling the Vett is not an option

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I agree with putting down a bed of gravel where you plan to store the MH. It is not a huge expense and will save you some headaches.
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Crawl under your coach and look up. Then calculate how expensive it would be to repair the parts you see that would be damaged from rust or corrosion.
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