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Old 05-31-2012, 01:08 PM   #1
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Storing Hardtop outside

So I took off my LJ hardtop the other day and put it in my backyard. What should I buy to cover it? Would just a normal tarp underneath and over it work? What do you guys use? Right now it's not covered and it's raining outside.

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I've tarped it and left it uncovered. No difference really . A good power wash in the spring and she is all clean. I think it's a good idea to use a protectant on the rubber seals.

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Old 05-31-2012, 02:19 PM   #3
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Bushing spray is all I use on the rubber to keep it from dry rotting but tarp is optional. I find that when I tarp it, mice tend to like
It more as a home. Untarped was fine for me. Just pressure wash and it's good to go!
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You might want to put a few bricks or 2X4's under it just to get it off the ground. Otherwise, I'm guessing you'll be just fine (lubing the seals is a good idea...I'ce used petroleum jelly on such things in the past).
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You might want to put a few bricks or 2X4's under it just to get it off the ground. Otherwise, I'm guessing you'll be just fine (lubing the seals is a good idea...I'ce used petroleum jelly on such things in the past).
If I recall sex-ed class correctly, I didn't think that it was advised to use petroleum jelly on rubber.
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