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Any pointers to getting ready for winter

Was thinking of things to get the jeep ready for winter, was thinking about buying a block heater then heard about battery blankets i think there called. Any input on these also any tips or things to know to make sure i dont face any surprises. This might be good for new jeep owners where this will be their first winter with it.

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Re: Any pointers to getting ready for winter

mine came with a battery blanket and last winter i had no issues with snow/cold weather at all
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Re: Any pointers to getting ready for winter

I'm in Long Island NY. I don't think I need an engine block heater here. Maybe if I had a Diesel. I want to throw a couple of good coats of was on before the winter. I'd def take any chrome or polished wheels off in the winter.
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Re: Any pointers to getting ready for winter

dont forget to take off the lower facia before the snow flies.
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Id def take any chrome or polished wheels off in the winter.
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Re: Any pointers to getting ready for winter

^^To protect the finish from getting damage by the salt, sand whatever harsh elements on the road in the winter..
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Re: Any pointers to getting ready for winter

Synthetic oil can also help with cold start-up. It does 2 things, better "cold flowing" oil helps with cold cranking and the quicker the oil can get up into the engine when cold, the less engine wear you will have.
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Re: Any pointers to getting ready for winter

Ya im gonna take off the facia for the winter, just cause i dont want it to get cracked if i pull anything stupid in the snow
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.....buy/rent a house with a garage.......LOL
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^X2.

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Re: Any pointers to getting ready for winter

i never take my wheels of in the winter
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Re: Any pointers to getting ready for winter

so you guys take off your air dam? i didn't do that last year...hmmmm
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