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Old 10-28-2012, 10:43 AM   #1
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Car Covers

Hey guys, i live in a apartment with no over hang or garage... i need some car cover sugestions... somthing that will protect my car from snow that freezes over night and you have to take a scrapper to the windows.... if there is anything out there....:(
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Old 10-28-2012, 10:52 AM   #2
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I have this one and very highly reccomend it. http://www.chevymall.com/Camaro-Stor...416|1422|1425/
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Old 10-28-2012, 11:22 AM   #3
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Of course, but always make sure the car is clean when you go to put it on or it will scratch the hell out of it
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Old 10-28-2012, 11:44 AM   #4
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I wouldn't use one personally. Especially if you're gonna keep taking it on and off everyday.
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Old 10-28-2012, 12:06 PM   #5
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so you would just let the snow turn to ice and use the scrapper? i was also thinking about getting the auto car starter so it can defrost the windows while im getting ready... but im also worried that the ice/snow scraching the paint...(im not sure it will do that...)
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Old 10-28-2012, 08:10 PM   #6
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It will only scratch if you try to get it off before it melts/loosens up. Make sure you do a good wax job before winter sets in.
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Old 10-28-2012, 08:13 PM   #7
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Covercraft. Lots of options. Anything from them is top notch
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Old 10-28-2012, 10:43 PM   #8
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cool sounds good! thanx
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Old 10-29-2012, 07:43 AM   #9
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One big issue you'll have with a full cover is when it is wet/raining. The all-weather covers are like a sponge and will soak up all kinds of water. You'll have to take off of this huge, quite heavy (with all the moisture), dripping wet cover. Where will you put it? Can't put it in the trunk, be like dumping a bucket or two of water in there. And you'll get pretty wet taking it off when it's soaking wet. Also as other have said, it'll do more harm than good if you put it on the car when the car is dirty. OK for storing, but if you're driving it regularly just not really practical.

OH yeah, if it's hard frozen on the car best not take it off at all, some of the car may come with it.
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Old 10-29-2012, 07:54 AM   #10
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One big issue you'll have with a full cover is when it is wet/raining. The all-weather covers are like a sponge and will soak up all kinds of water. You'll have to take off of this huge, quite heavy (with all the moisture), dripping wet cover. Where will you put it? Can't put it in the trunk, be like dumping a bucket or two of water in there. And you'll get pretty wet taking it off when it's soaking wet. Also as other have said, it'll do more harm than good if you put it on the car when the car is dirty. OK for storing, but if you're driving it regularly just not really practical.

OH yeah, if it's hard frozen on the car best not take it off at all, some of the car may come with it.


I speak from experience a wet car cover can be a pain in the a$$
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Old 10-29-2012, 10:24 AM   #11
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I have an outdoor cover for mine, bought it through coverking.com. Great cover. Repels water GREAT.....the material feels like a "tent". BUT....one thing I've noticed is that if you get much wind...the cover will scar the edges of the car.. So....I had to go through, buff the car, and put a soft cover on....and then put the other cover ontop. So far....so good.
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Old 11-02-2012, 05:20 PM   #12
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California Car Cover makes some great outdoor covers. You should check them out.
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Old 11-02-2012, 06:41 PM   #13
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It will only scratch if you try to get it off before it melts/loosens up. Make sure you do a good wax job before winter sets in.
That's not entirely true. Last winter my car got coated and as the ice melted, the sheets slid down the hood and left some pretty nasty scratches.
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