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Old 02-03-2003, 21:17   #1 (permalink)
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Can anyone recommend a good brand of car cover?
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I had a (or used to have) an Autotecnica car cover. Excellent quality, so much so, some arsewipe knocked it off my car when I went overseas.

The XR was parked in Sydney Airport Long Term car park.
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Is it for use outdoors or in a garage?

I have a couple, one I'd recommend for outdoor use, the other is better for keeping the dust off in the garage.
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Mine is in the garage, I just went down to St Vinnies and got 3 double bed sheets for $2 each, works a treat. They can be washed easily. I need this as I live about 300m from the sea, and the salt air soaks into everything around here. Wash em every month or so - cheap and easy.
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Mine is in the garage, I just went down to St Vinnies and got 3 double bed sheets for $2 each, works a treat. They can be washed easily. I need this as I live about 300m from the sea, and the salt air soaks into everything around here. Wash em every month or so - cheap and easy.
that is one of the best ideas i've seen for ages
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Mine is in the garage, I just went down to St Vinnies and got 3 double bed sheets for $2 each, works a treat.
this guy definately knows his sheet!

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You can hire me for $20 hour!

is it for protection or just to keep clean overnight
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So that's how your paying for your mod's....not bad,minge the debadge sitter...and car protector and only $20 an hour
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I know this is not going to help brand name wise, but I used to have a cover that had these flaps on the inside that you put inside the doors and close so no one could pinch it or get blown away for the wind. Was waterproof as well and cost me about $200 around 6 years ago.
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The "blow-off" problem (??) can be solved by joining the overlapping edges at window height with a clothes-peg (MK 11 version). So 3 sheets and 4 pegs and you have a cheap washable dust cover.

I've got a motorbike so the car is only used a couple of times a week.
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