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Old 09-26-2016, 03:00 AM   #1
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Question Steps for off season storage

I have an 1800xr with a Mercury 125 ob. I am planning to store the boat in my unheated garage in NH. What steps do I need to consider for the offseason ?

If it's going to be stored in my garage, I assume the Sunbrella boat cover I have will suffice ?

What do I need to do for the engine ? Do you run the gas out of it ? Keep gas in it with fuel stabilizer ?

What other things do I need to do for other parts of the boat ?

Any and all suggestions are welcomed.
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Old 09-26-2016, 03:09 AM   #2
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Put stabilizer in the gas tank and run the engine for 10 minutes to get the stabilizer into the carb. Then disconnect the fuel line and run it dry. I would also change the gear lube.
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Old 09-28-2016, 02:28 AM   #3
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Don't forget to spray fogging oil the cylinders thru the carbs.
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