1- Preparation of the garage floor, or warehouse
Sweep to keep the floor free of dust. If soil moisture can be a problem, place a tarp to prevent this moisture from affecting the body.
2- Replacing the engine oil and filter
After the oil has been replaced, drive your Porsche long enough for the engine oil to reach operating temperature.
3- Vehicle cleaning and waxing
Do a good interior and exterior cleaning to prevent the dirt from turning into persistent stains. Apply several coats of wax to the paint if possible.
4- Cleaning the inside and outside of the wheels
To prevent brake dust from staining the inside of your wheels, it is important that they are clean before storage.
5- Packaging of rubber articles
Use a conditioning compound on exterior rubber and plastic items to prevent cracking due to temperature changes.
6- Filling the gasoline tank
Fill your Porsche with (Super) gasoline to prevent condensation and reduce the air space in the fuel tank.
7- Using a fuel stabilizer
After refueling, drive a few kms to get the additive through the fuel system to protect the fuel tank and fuel lines.
8- Filling of all fluids
Specifically, antifreeze, windshield washer fluid and brake fluid. Run the engine of your Porsche to make sure that fluids have circulated properly throughout the engine.
9- Tire pressure check
When cold, overinflate the tires by about 8 to 10 psi. No need for jack stands or lifting your Porsche.
10- andbrake release
Use a piece of wood under the front and back of a tire to hold the car in place. Then release the handbrake in order to relieve the stress on the mechanical parts.
11- Maintains battery charge
Install a charge maintainer through your cigarette lighter in order to preserve the life of your battery.
12- Windshield wiper adjustment
Install a rag or cloth between your wipers and the windshield to eliminate the possibility of streaking or breaking the wiper.
13- Window adjustment
Lower the windows about 10 mm (3/8 inch) to relieve the pressure on the rubber seals and thus prolong their life. It will also allow air to circulate in the vehicle and prevent condensation.
14- Elimination of rodent possibility
Close warehouse openings to keep critters out. Place Irish spring soap bars or mothballs.
15- Cover for exhaust pipes
Cover the muffler to further prevent rodents from nesting.
16- Vehicle recovery
To protect the paintwork from dirt and dust. Use an inner cover for indoor storage and use an outer cover for outdoor storage.
17- Do not start the car during the winter
As tempting as it is, do not start the vehicle until it is ready to come out of storage.