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Old 06-04-2009, 09:40 AM   #1
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new camaro car cover from gm warnings

to anyone buying this cover read the paper work .it states not to be used on any new car under 3 months old. paint is to freash and need to breath and cure
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Old 06-04-2009, 09:42 AM   #2
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Whoa, good catch. I don't think many people expected that.
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Old 06-04-2009, 09:49 AM   #3
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Thanks for the info. I'm not sure that is the case with factory vehicles. At the factory the paint is baked on so that essentially cures it. I may be wrong so please feel free to correct me. I also read somewhere related to general car care that you should never use a pressurised water source, just water from an open hose end to clean your car.
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Old 06-04-2009, 09:57 AM   #4
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Thanks for the info. I'm not sure that is the case with factory vehicles. At the factory the paint is baked on so that essentially cures it. I may be wrong so please feel free to correct me. I also read somewhere related to general car care that you should never use a pressurised water source, just water from an open hose end to clean your car.
You are not wrong. If you hit a deer and get a new paint job you can't wax or in this case use this car cover for a while. The paint from the factory is baked and can be waxed right when you get it and the cover is fine to use.
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Old 06-04-2009, 10:13 AM   #5
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Where is that pic of the brand new camaro "with" the cover on it?....
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Old 06-04-2009, 10:28 AM   #6
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Old 06-04-2009, 10:28 AM   #7
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That sounds about right. My shop (and myself as an estimator) would always tell the customers not to wax the cars for at least 90 days because of the paint curing. I'd have thought the OEM finish would cure sooner since I always assumed the cars were prep'd differently and finished differently, but that doesn't look to be the case. I guess I'll just have to leave the car in the garage for the first three months so it's protected and I don't feel the need to cover it, LOL.

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Old 06-04-2009, 11:13 AM   #8
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Thanks for the info. I bought the cover - not sure why. If my buy ever arrives, I don't think it will be parked long enough to put the cover on! Maybe I could modify it to leave on and sew a zipper over the front windshield. What am I talking about? That's crazy! The instructions also recommend not using your cover in high wind situations. Guess I'll chaulk it up to another $350 bucks not so well spent. Won't be the last time.
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Old 06-04-2009, 11:19 AM   #9
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Does the Camaro's antenna go up and down automatically? If it does then the grommet shouldn't be necessary in this case. Can someone answer this for me, thanks
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Old 06-04-2009, 11:19 AM   #10
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I hope someone in the know can comment on this, until then mine will sit under the cover
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Does the Camaro's antenna go up and down automatically? If it does then the grommet shouldn't be necessary in this case. Can someone answer this for me, thanks
there is no antenna, just the shark fin on the roof
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Old 06-04-2009, 11:23 AM   #12
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oh.. no shit.. I thought that was just for onstar... thats cool, well i guess the grommet is completely unnecessary then. Thanks 9c1ny!
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Old 06-04-2009, 11:40 AM   #13
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yea thx for pointing that out cuz i was planning on covering it the day i got it...after driving it ofcourse...
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Old 06-04-2009, 12:02 PM   #14
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I'm still of the belief this only applys to refinish work, not factory paint.

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