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Weather proofing a garage


Jedi Knight
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Hey all,
Hope everyone had a Merry Christmas ! Need some advice
and opinions on best way to try to protect my BN6 from
my climate down here in South Carolina. I live on the coast
so the salt air is an issue as it will rust anything over time
I have built out a small garage under my home - we're on
piers - and sealed it up as best as possible. Going to
run a heat/ac vent to it so it will be climate controlled
as well. But, that infamous salt air and our humidity
has me worried. Any suggestions on what else to consider
trying ? Maybe a dehumidifier ? I thought about a car
bubble/capsule but my wife balked at having a huge balloon
under the house. Any ideas will be appreciated.
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Lots of wax on all the chrome and paint, and a healthy dose of Waxoyl on everything else.

A dehumidifier should help, but everytime you open the door to take the car out, you've blown everything it's worked for.

Honestly, the bubble is the 2nd best solution, surface protection being the 1st.




Luke Skywalker
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I would agree with Randy and suggest a combination of surface protectants and a car bubble. You need to educate your wife on the virtues of this wonderful apparatus. I have a close "friend" who owns a beautiful Indian Chief motorcycle who decided to store it at his beach house on the Oregon Coast. It was well taken care of and winterized in a newly build heated garage. Within one winter all the polished aluminum was well oxidized and the chrome was beginning to rust to the point that it took over 2K to replace and polish the effect areas to put it right again. A bubble was then purchased and no further damage from the ever past salt air has been present. A small investment can save you huge bank and big headaches.


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