My wife just purchased a manual 2017 Fiat 124 Spider. Not sure why considering she hasn’t driven a manual in almost 30 years.
Anyway our parking pad is on an incline. About 6 years ago I bought a brand new John Deere tractor and parked it on the parking pad. It was my first tractor, so I didn’t understand that I couldn’t just turn the key off and leave it. On the third day we were outside and heard a crash! The 3 day old tractor had rolled off the parking pad and into the nearby woods, smashing into a tree and bending its front bucket.
Needless to say I am nervous about parking the Spider on that parking pad.
Should I buy chocks for it, or will the parking brake and putting it in gear be enough to hold it? If the incline is facing forward, should I put it in reverse, or if it’s backward should I put in 1st gear - or does it matter?
Surry County, NC