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Parked the Valver up for the winter today. Gave her a good wash 'n' wax followed by a decent run out. Steering wheel lock thingy, plus a autolok on the gear lever, as well as removing the HT lead should make it fairly secure against the pondlife. I will be checking on her every couple of days to make sure she is comfortable. :lol:
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Good man, my GT and TZi are also in winter slumber, I normally start them once a month, let them get up to temperature and move them backwards and forwards.
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Post by Defender110 »

That's right guys park up your temperamental petrols up for the winter and use the diesel work horses for trudging through the snow :wink: :)
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Some of us only have one car :P and are not looking forward to many months of cold starts and depleted batteries, yay! Stupid drainback and sticky front struts still the biggest problems though...
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Mine will be undergoing a few months of much needed work, mainly electrical, and a bit of welding.

Anyone on here good at welding BXs? Boot floor and inner wing need attention...

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Defender110 wrote:That's right guys park up your temperamental petrols up for the winter and use the diesel work horses for trudging through the snow :wink: :)
I do, its called a Golf GT TDI and its free! :wink:
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Defender110 wrote:That's right guys park up your temperamental petrols up for the winter and use the diesel work horses for trudging through the snow :wink: :)
Whoa! Mine will be working on through the winter too. That'll be two on the trot. I don't subscribe to the marmite and a blanket approach! It's there to be driven. Everything else comes second.
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/\ WHS. I tend to use the diesel more, just because it's cheper to run and I do stupid mileages, but I have no issues with using the valver all year round, and I have done since it went back on the road in 2004.
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