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"I live in Wisconsin and store my '74 in an unheated storage facility all winter. I have a battery tender on it but should I be starting it every couple of weeks just to keep its bearings lubricated? I don't want to damage it".


You'll do more damage to your engine by periodically starting it because of the acids it'll pump into your oil and exhaust system. Your oil galleys will never drain completely over a winter so there's no danger of having dry bearings when you take it out of storage in the spring. It's always best to use anti-drainback oil filters to keep the oil galleys full. And gasoline won't go stale in just 3 months.

Before putting it into storage just fill the tank completely full to prevent it from collecting condensation and keep your battery tender on it.
 
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