Old Man Winter is a crusty old coot.

He’s cold, miserable, and he hates your hot rod worse than loud rock ‘n roll music and new-fangled cellular devices. In fact, winter (we like to refer to him by last name only) is more than willing to do harm to your prized vehicle, so sometimes it’s just best to store it away. And even then, winter can wreak havoc on your ride.

That’s why Summit Racing has assembled its top 10 winter storage tips to help your car or truck make it through winter unscathed. Check it out quickly, ’cause there’s a nip in the air.

Items Needed

Plastic Sheeting or Tarp
Fabric Softer & Moth Balls
Shop Towels
Automotive Wax 
Fuel Stabilizer 
Motor Oil & Lubricants
Jacks and Jack Stands 
Battery Charger 
Car Cover


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Author: David Fuller

David Fuller is OnAllCylinders' managing editor. During his 20-year career in the auto industry, he has covered a variety of races, shows, and industry events and has authored articles for multiple magazines. He has also partnered with mainstream and trade publications on a wide range of editorial projects. In 2012, he helped establish OnAllCylinders, where he enjoys covering all facets of hot rodding and racing.