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Who makes the best car cover?
« on: November 11, 2019, 07:41:24 PM »
WHo makes the best car cover for a show car?

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Re: Who makes the best car cover?
« Reply #1 on: November 11, 2019, 08:11:24 PM »
Waterproof ones are pathetic at best.
Moving on to indoor pieces....

The quality Heavy Branda ones which JIm also sells are nice but leave their own form of “dust” on your vehicle.  Which may or may not be a disqualification depending on who the buyer is.
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Re: Who makes the best car cover?
« Reply #3 on: November 11, 2019, 09:04:29 PM »
I recommend the Covercraft Form fit covers.  I have two of them and there is virtually no dust on my cars after being covered for 3 to 4 weeks at a time.
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Re: Who makes the best car cover?
« Reply #4 on: November 11, 2019, 09:07:36 PM »
California Car Cover. Plushweave
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Re: Who makes the best car cover?
« Reply #5 on: November 11, 2019, 09:31:40 PM »
I like the flannel type covers (Durafin, I think) available from a number of Mustang/Shelby vendors. Heavy but seems to save the paint.  Only for indoor use.  Good protection also against minor accidents such as dropped items (not metal tools) or rubbing the the sides with hard objects like boxes.  No scratches appeared.   8)

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Re: Who makes the best car cover?
« Reply #6 on: November 12, 2019, 01:46:16 PM »
  How about "Car Capsule".  It completely encloses the car inside a bubble.  No dust from nowhere.  OK, a little difficult taking your car in and out if you do this a lot.  I take down my antenna so I don't break it as the plastic is heavy.  4 years, I'm still happy with it.

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Re: Who makes the best car cover?
« Reply #7 on: November 12, 2019, 05:14:01 PM »
I recommend the Covercraft Form fit covers.  I have two of them and there is virtually no dust on my cars after being covered for 3 to 4 weeks at a time.

The recommendations are a good sign. Tight fitting car covers scare me tho.
Scratching risk vs loose cover?
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Re: Who makes the best car cover?
« Reply #8 on: November 13, 2019, 05:09:03 PM »
I still sell the flannel soft on the inside covers-  some call it plush weave.  Most vendors get $249  including Cal Car Cover.  I sell them for $195  and it costs $20 to ship.  they make them with the extra length for the 69 Shelby

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Re: Who makes the best car cover?
« Reply #9 on: November 13, 2019, 06:50:54 PM »
I still sell the flannel soft on the inside covers-  some call it plush weave.  Most vendors get $249  including Cal Car Cover.  I sell them for $195  and it costs $20 to ship.  they make them with the extra length for the 69 Shelby

These are inside covers
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Re: Who makes the best car cover?
« Reply #10 on: November 13, 2019, 07:02:15 PM »
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I purchased mine from Jim also. No complaints.
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Re: Who makes the best car cover?
« Reply #11 on: November 13, 2019, 07:23:10 PM »
I recommend the Covercraft Form fit covers.  I have two of them and there is virtually no dust on my cars after being covered for 3 to 4 weeks at a time.

The recommendations are a good sign. Tight fitting car covers scare me tho.
Scratching risk vs loose cover?

The form fit covers have a very soft lining.  When they get dusty, I just put them in my clothes dryer set on cool and they are ready to use.
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Re: Who makes the best car cover?
« Reply #12 on: November 13, 2019, 09:50:50 PM »
Last two covers I ended up getting black.   will look great on a certain Black Jade B9 at McCACN
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