What gas treatment do i use for 1981 Chevy C10 its been sitting for a year?

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Use any name brand gasoline treatment then top off with fresh gasoline and you'll be fine.

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What years were the Chevy c10 made?

The History of the Chevy C10.The model year 1960 brought the Chevrolet pickup into the modern era with its C/K series lineup.The “C” designation identified two-wheel-drive pickups, and the “K” identified 4X4s.The most common pickup was the C10, a half-ton truck with a 6.5- or 8-foot cargo box.

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What is the gas millage of a 1969 Chevy c10?

Not enough info. Assuming it is all stock, need to know what engine, transmission and the differential gear ratio it has.Depends on which engine it has and if it is an automatic or if it is a 4WD. It is not going to get good mileage no matter what engine and transmission it is equipped with. The ...

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How do you clean gasoline out of a car that has been sitting for 10 years?

U NEED TO REMOVE THE GAS TANK. CLEAN OUT THE RUST. PUT IN A GAS TANK SEALER. REINSTAL TANK ON CAR.

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What is a Chevy c10?

So, what is a Chevy C10? As you might have guessed by now, the Chevy C10 was the half-ton two-wheel drive model within the C/K line of trucks.Originally available in a 6.5-foot bed with a 115-inch wheelbase and an 8-foot bed with a 127-inch wheelbase, the C10 was a new truck for Chevrolet.

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You got a kawasaki 110 and you cant start it because its been sitting in storage for a year how can i get it to run?

Make sure the engine is clean and nothing is clog-ed up.Also be sure to make sure it has gas in it and nothing missing.

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How do you get a car running that's been sitting for over 10 years?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W0Knj2pk9Hk http://classiccars.about.com/od/maintenancetips/ss/StartStoredCar_3.htm

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How do you start a diesel engine that has been sitting for six years?

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What does a 1967 Chevy c10 sell for?

Whatever someone will pay. I am not being smart but a vehicle of this age is really worth what someone will pay. The value depends heavily on the condition of the truck, and what engine is under the hood. It is impossible to place a value on this truck without seeing and driving it.

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What should you check if your car has been sitting for a year?

The gasoline is probably stale and the tires are probaly soft and the battery may be dead.

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I have a car that has not been moved in over a year with old gas in it. Do I just add more gas to it or is there an additive I can use?

fuel stabilizers only work when put in before storage. your best bet is to drain out the old fuel, there will be sediment in the tank and some of the fuel may be gel like so it is better not to let it run through the fuel system and into the engine.

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Is it safe to buy a truck that has been sitting for 3 years but has low mileage and runs?

Any used car bought better undergo an inspection by a trained mechanic. There are a slew of parts and systems that can go wrong simply if the car has been sitting for three years. Was it sitting in the sun or inside a shaded area? what is the condition of all the rubber parts, hoses, boots, belts...

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What does the C stand for in Chevy c10?

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How do you free a stuck carb on a car that has been sitting for 10 years?

Buy a rebuild kit and follow the instructions.

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Can you syphon gasoline out of a car that has been sitting for two years?

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How best to start a fuel injected car that has been sitting for 3 years?

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Do you replace brand new tires on a car that been sitting a year?

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What needs to be done if a car has been sitting in a garage for over a year?

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What would cause a 2000 f250 with 5.4 to just start missing at times been sitting for a year bought it put some gas in sprayed off the motor now it has a miss at times sometimes worse than other?

By spraying off your engine you destroyed your coils. I would recommend taking it into a shop, finding out which ones are bad, and replace them. You should never spray off your engine to clean it.

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What is the value of a 1976 Chevy C-10?

This site should have an answer for you.http://www.nadaguides.com/Classic-Cars

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What should I to do get a car to be moved its been sitting in the street for over 2 months?

Call the police department on their non-emergency number. They will tell you what the proper procedure is.

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What is the stock tire size for a 1978 Chevy c10 truck?

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Classic car was being rebuilt for 6 years. CA DMV wants 1000 dollars claiming it wasn't non-op when I bought it. Therefore I must have been driving it illegally for 6 years. What can I do?

Hopefully you saved all the receipts for parts during the rebuild and that they are dated.

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How do you start a car after it sits for one year?

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Where can i get a vacuum diagram for 1973 Chevy c10 pickup 350 engine 4 barrel quad vacuum diagram?

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Will a car have problems if the gas sits 3 quarters full for 5 years?

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Fresh fully charged battery and fresh gasoline

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When you get a car running that has been sitting for a wile what problems might it have?

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What do I do if someone I sold a car to after numerous phone calls has still not picked the car up and it's been over a year?

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I have a 1985 Chevy Van with a 350 motor it's been over heating and boiling over and upon removing the thermostat I found it to be stuck open and I don't understand what it could be now?

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When a car has been sitting in the heat is it good or bad to open a window while using your AC - to 'vent' the heat?

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What are some problems you may have from your Chevy Camaro v6 3.4l that has been parked for over a year?

Stale gasoline Leaking power steering seal Leaking transmission seals Belts and hoses dried out and cracked and/or brittle Brake fluid evaporated or shellaced Battery dead Tires dried out and cracked Frozen engine rings

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you sit on it and then start peddling.

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What will cause 94 ford escort lx not to start after it has been driven it will start after the car has been sitting for a while like over night?

are you saying vehicle will not start when hot? if so, i would get battery checked if battery is old, it loses cranking amps and will not supply enough to start a hot engine

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Why does my 2002 Chevy venture van run then stall and after it sits for a while it starts back up it does this lots?

To start with, you will have to determine if it loses spark or fuel when it quits. With GM's track record with fuel pumps, I would suspect a faulty fuel pump.

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What size gas tank does a Chevy S-10 have?

It depends on the year. The older ones held over 20 gallons. The newer ones hold 18 gallons.

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Does a car still have to be registered and insured if it has not been running for over a year?

if u drive on the road yes.

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My car has been sitting for a monthand starts but the tires not roatating. What's causing this?

Check to see if your emergency brake is applied. If it was and you released it it could still be stuck on. Try rocking the car back and forth between drive and reverse, this may release the stuck brake. Another possibility could be you have a leak in the transmission and most of the trans fluid l...

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What problems may occur if your car hasn't been driven for about a year?

Gas in tank can go bad, the octane can degrade. Battery can need a charge or replaced. Spark plugs can loose conductivity, should be replaced. Fuel filter should be replaced. The oil can degrade, replace it and the oil filter. If the engine does start, the piston chambers can be stuck so before s...

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What do you want to check if your car has been sitting?

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If your car emits a little black smoke at start-up, but it clears up as the engine warms to operating temperature, don't worry – that's normal for some cars.If it continues after the car warms up, there's cause for concern.

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What years parts interchange with a 2003 Chevy S-10?

Many parts from 1995 and up will, but there are some which you'll need from 1998 and up, because the 'facelifted' Gen 2s had more than just a different grille put on them.

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Take the mileage of the total distance of your trip and divide it by your miles per gallon to get the number of gallons of gas you will need on your trip.Then multiply that figure by the current price of gas, and the result is the cost of gas for your road trip.

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start it again??? call a car person

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Car hasn't been driven in five years do you have to register it to sell?

No, but the person buying it will have to pay 5 years back license unless they get a non-use statement signed by you.

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What size wipers do I need for a 2004 Chevy Colorado?

Front left (drivers side) 22". Front right (pass side) 19".

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Turn the ignition to the on position but do not start the engine. Leave it sitting like that for one hour. The radio should then switch out of safe mode and allow you to enter the correct code.

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Yes you can.Previously, booster cushions were sold as being suitable for children over 15kg (2 stone 5 pounds), which can happen between 3 to 4 years old.If you have one of these already and it complies with current regulations (ECE R4/04 law), you can still use it legally, even if your child isn...

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Is pinging noises normal for a car that hasn't been run for 2 years?

Better believe it! Stop driving it. Get that old gas out of the gas tank. Change the oil and filter and change the transmission fluid and filter. you might save it for another 50k miles.

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I've bought a car and been informed it has a 'tracker' how do I find and remove it?

get a gun and shoot yourself because you cant get rid of it its like Daniels mum!!!!!!!!!!!

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What causes a vehicle to use current after sitting for 1 hour?

Usually the Anti-Theft/Security features will draw the most power.You can measure the current draw from the battery (with the engine off) if you have access to a multimeter. It should be in the mA range.

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Do you have to have been driving for 3 years to drive abroad?

Holding and carrying a full UK driving licence is all you should need to drive in Europe, but authorities may want you to have held it for at least one year.Hiring a car abroad can also be very expensive if you've only recently passed your driving test.

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If you mean 2 stroke-oil/gas mix then absolutely NOT.If you mean regular or mid range gas then yes.Be aware though, only about 10% of the cars out there REQUIRE "premium" gas. Mainly the ones you and I couldn't afford anyway.

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You have a trailer that's been abandoned on your place i want a for it so i can put it too work title?

Check with the agency that issues tags and or titles in your area, they should be able to advise you how to go about getting it tagged and or titled.

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What would cause the oldsmbile alero to lose power while driving but starts back up after it been sitting?

Change the fuel filter first.

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