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Classic Car Covers


#1

Does anyone have any good recommendations on car covers? I’m new to the classic car community and have a 1947 chevy fleetline. I live in TN and in my research found that tight fitting covers or certain materials can damage your car depending on the weather you will be storing it in. I store my car in a private covered parking garage and winter is coming so i want to do everythiing i can to protect the car. any suggestions would be greatly appreciated! Thanks, Meredith


#2

@meredith.rosenberg - You might take two types into consideration.

the first is a Car Jacket which completely seals the car in. It is not tight fitting but I would likely recommend to use in combination with a soft car cover to prevent paint damage if the “jacket” should shift and move on the paint.

For a more standard car cover, look into California Car Covers. These are marketed as being breathable while being thick enough to prevent small scratches and dings.


#3

thank you so much Kyle, you are amazing :slight_smile:


#4

@meredith.rosenberg I recently bought two car covers and it can be really confusing. I have indoor storage as well and went with ones that have multi-layer fabric that is soft and breathable and wasn’t too expensive. Get one or two steps up from the cheapest option and you should be fine.


#5

I have California Cover on my ‘36 Ford. Going on 15 years and it looks decent a few minor holes but I think I have a couple more years. I’m looking at the car capsule next.


#6

@nacs007 - Interesting to hear how one has held up to time. I rarely hear how covers do in the long term. Thanks for sharing!


#7