This recent FP article raised the question of whether we could start a Model-T. That got me thinking about starting my own car.

When you start the FoST (and other push button start MT vehicles, I'm sure) you have to have your foot on the clutch. This is annoying when clearing the car of snow and getting the windows defrosted (have to sit down to do it then get back out... -_- but I digress).

When I get to my car, I make a note on whether the cars next to me (if any) are the same ones as when I parked. If so, yay. If not, quick walk-around. Then it's sit, buckle, start, check mirrors, check seat position, turn on radio, go.

The walk around revealed this:


Any habits or routines out there or is it just start and go?