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Date:         Thu, 20 Nov 2003 09:36:36 -0800
Reply-To:     "Mike D." <md03@XOCHI.COM>
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From:         "Mike D." <md03@XOCHI.COM>
Subject:      Cold weather advice?
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I've owned my 85 westy full camper for less than a year, and it's never seen temperatures below freezing. I'm taking it to the mountains tonight. Any advice on what to do or not to do to 'winterize' it? I don't think the temperatures will drop below 20F.

- Do I need to drain the fresh water tank? - Do I need to evacuate all water from the sinnk water pump & tubing? - It has a low oil pressure problem, so I've been running 20w50. Is this going to cause trouble? - any issues with running the fridge in cold weather? Do I have to worry about icing or will the thermostat work.

All advice appreciated -- thx!

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