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    Damage from not winterizing?

    I will be picking up a used ski from a lake in northern Georgia this Saturday. The ski has been well maintained, but it wasn't winterized yet this year and it sits outside on a floating dock. With the recent temperature changes, could it already have been damaged by the cold air? Should I take any precautions before test starting it? If it were damaged, would I be able to tell right away?

    Thanks for any input!


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    I am in Nashville Tn. "a good bit north of Georgia" and we haven't had any temps cold enough to hurt anything yet. I think it will be ok. Good Luck, Cliff

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    only thing you have to worry about is water freezing in the intercooler and exhaust which would mean temps would have to be under freezing

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    Have a house in Douglassville GA and it has only been below freezing a couple of nights. Lake temps are around 56-62. I agree with 'luke'.

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    for damage to occur it has to be below freezing for several hours to form ice. a few hours here and there will not harm anything.

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    Just hit freezing temps here in Ohio, and I'm sure that in Georgia, you'll be fine. Good luck with the new ski!

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