Originally Posted by RetiredAndFree
As it will be covered for about 5 months and in Michigan, I don't see any way I will be able to start it and let it run for awhile. I also won't be able to exercise the generator as recommended. .
Depending on the cover, you might be able to do both. I cover my rig with a Adco cover, and I can still run the engine, as the exhaust pipe is below the cover. I can also run the genny, as the exhaust for it is also below the cover. Just watch out for overheating, but it should be possible.