I've noticed that when the brake is engaged, the left wheel brake doesn't completely lock the wheel in place. In fact, it's quite easy to move it. Is there something I can tighten or replace to fix this?
You can adjust the tension in the brake cable, there are instructions in the manual. Also check that you have the brake handle in it's furthest position. It can be quite stiff and takes a bit of force (especially if new) but it may go one click more than you currently have it.
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Your car has drum brakes on the rear. Did you have the parking brake engaged during the time it sat? If so the parking brake lever probably rusted in place. You might be able to loosen the cable at the drum. Otherwise, you need to remove the wheel and drum to free up the parking brake.
have you checked the wheel bearings? with that wheel raised up off the ground with a jack and on a jack stand, place your hands at the sides of the tire and give it a shake, do the same with your hands at like the 3 o clock and 10 o clock position as to not get your hand hurt if something moves loose, and shake there to, if you feel any play it could be a tie rod, or control arm, spin the tire and listen for any noise, if you hear any you more then likely have a bad bearing....