Car out of storage after winter and driven for the first time in nearly a year. took it to work to give it a shakedown and stretch it's legs.
No major issues so far, drives well, still pulls well, stops well, and drives straight and true, although the engine management light has a tendency to flash for a millisecond or two when it's on full boost, I'm not sure that concerns me massively to just pootle around.
Still plagued with some knocks and bumps from the rear, but maybe I just haven't used it enough to find out which knocks are normal......
Apart from that, just a couple of storage issues, wipers running slow, windows working slow, nothing a little bit of lube won't fix.
Driver's door will be coming off soon anyway to figure out why it's loose, so windows are on the "while I'm in there" category.
I had managed to get the heater fan working on all speeds, turned out there was some corrosion around the brushes, but now it's stopped again, so that warrants further investigatiing.
Temperature's hovering around 1ºC outside, I've spent warmer journeys to work, had to keep the window open to stop the windscreen steaming up.
Alpine might have to play second on the to-do list again this year for all those little jobs, I've started a mini restoration on my Alfa 155 V6, so that might take up a lot of the summer.
It's currently having some welding done in the boot, and the rear inner wings, and about to have a rear end suspension refurbishment, most likely a paint job too.
Good time to fit a DTM bodykit if I can get permission from the banker...........