Car cover

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  1. Andy Jones

    Andy Jones Veteran Member

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    Hi
    Don't know if this is the place to Ask this but, does anyone recommend a good car cover for my son's 79 z28. We live in kansas and so its windy. I bought one previously but it fell apart around the grommets in a few weeks.
    Thnks
    Andy
     
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    wiseryder Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    California car cover, IMO
     
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    I use a Wolf car cover on my 1979 Z-28
     
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    I thought Sealskin was good. They were on sale over the weekend. I had one in my cart and almost pulled the trigger.
     
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    I'd like to hear experiences of those who have stored cars outside for extended periods. In some ways, a car cover outside especially where it's windy might be worse than nothing.
     
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    That has been my experience. I probably didn't have a cover as good as the Sealskin. They claim it is made for rain and snow. I would be nervous about wind over a long period of time. It is probably fine for a daily driver but a show car should be in a garage anyway.
     
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    I know it's not practical for some situations, but we use a shelter like this one in the summer. it's garage-level protection but not permanent. My z28 lives in the garage over the winter, but in one of these for the summer, since it makes it easier for the wife to get it out since our garage is behind our house. Stands up to pretty severe winds so far, and we get them pretty good here by the lake. In the winter we pull it down and put it away, though ones like this are well built and snow rated. My neighbors leave there's up all the time. Some of them are onto 5th or 6th year of theirs. Obviously more $ than a cover, but will protect so much better.

    https://www.homedepot.ca/product/shelterlogic-10-ft-x-20-ft-x-8-ft-compact-auto-shelter-instant-garage-in-sandstone/1000780760?eid=PS_GOOGLE_D28 - E-Comm_GGL_Shopping_PLA_EN_Outdoors_Outdoors_PLA_EN__PRODUCT_GROUP_pla-557646328289&gclid=Cj0KCQjwh_eFBhDZARIsALHjIKd69BKCzURgnwTlfg5hNL_goHpXQxvws2PyF-AkM52weizajG9JuuIaAtK-EALw_wcB&gclsrc=aw.ds

    Btw, the link is in funny money, we pay through the nose for stuff.
     
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    Twisted_Metal Administrator Staff Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    ^ $400 US dollars for the Home Depot shelter.
     
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    Wolf cover is highly recommended around here as well.
     
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    Actually looks pretty cool
     

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