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Long time storage tips

My 147 has to be storaged for the next 2 years at least.
She needs some sleep.
I don't want to lose her so are there any tips to maintain her as fresh as possible?
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Drive regularly if you can and press every switch, lever and button. Use it or lose it. If you have to store make sure it's dry with no mice. Disconnect the battery or better still keep it topped up. Don't leave the handbrake on. Don't lock it. Low miles cars can be as troublesome as high mileage ones.
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Try and wedge the clutch open or else the plates may stick

If you can put it on axle stands so as not get flat spots on the tyres. If not over inflate and make sure they are kept that way.

Don't leave with just a small amount of fuel in the tank. The less you leave the more likely it is to go off. Also more of the inside of the tank is exposed to moist air. Not sure what to do about diesel.

Regular turning of the engine to distribute the oil is also recommended.

When you come to start it after the lay up follow a proper re-commissioning procedure.
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Yes, keep exercising it, mine has had only occasional use over the past 6 months and is still fine but it does go out for a weekend run at least every 2 weeks.

Go through the rev range once its warmed up to keep it sweet also
Yeh, don't leave the handbrake on whatever you do !
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