This subject has probably been done to death but here goes; I have a 360-F1 which I bought new last summer. I live in Toronto and have to store it in the winter. I have actually not been using it since mid-September when I had to do an extended overseas trip. From that time it has been sitting in an unheated garage and I make sure the engine gets started and the car gets "exercised" every week by driving it a few times up and down the little dead end road where the garage is located. I do this because I don't like to let machinery of any kind sit unused for extended periods of time as I have not had good experiences from this. The dealer says you only need to do three things for winter storage: (1) Put gas stabiliser in the fuel tank (2) Overinflate the tires (3) Trickle charge the battery Well about 3 weeks into my overseas trip I asked my brother to exercise the car a bit and he told me that when he tried to pull away, the car seemed to be stuck and then suddenly broke free with sufficient engine revs. This seems like the brakes were starting to seize up. (BTW I did not set the parking brake before I left). Well now the real winter snow has arrived and the car must stay in the garage until spring. I tried to start it last night but the battery was almost dead so I guess the short exercising runs aren't enough to keep it charged and the cold weather took a lot of the battery's charge. In any case the main question is, is starting the engine every week a good or bad thing? I usually let it run until water temp is almost to normal. The oil temp gauge barely budges. The next question is, should I continue to move the car every week, if only a few feet, just to keep the brakes from seizing and to keep as many mechanical parts as possible from sitting still the whole winter. I have already added the fuel stabiliser. I am going to overinflate the tires and trickle charge the battery all winter. BTW since returning from my trip overseas I noticed that now whenever I operate the driver side window, there is a ticking sound from within the door indicating that something has happened during the time that the window was left idle for 6 weeks. This gives me more incentive to "keep things moving" on a regular basis. Any comments, opinions or directives are appreciated. Thanks guys.