After a month stuck in place, a longish crank, and a squeal of complaint from the fan belt and we were back in business this afternoon. I performed a cautious circuit of the neighborhood, then a more robust tour of the city streets. The brake pedal was firm and the car ran strong.
It had been too long. But just a few minutes behind the wheel reminded me of the less critical things I’d like to to–turn signals would be a plus, as would a fix for that flapping vent window.
For now, though, you’ll find me on the road.