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Car cover

Post by Dellpound » Wed Feb 19, 2020 10:09 pm

Any recommendations for an inexpensive car cover? 1924 touring to be exact. Looking for something while on multi day tours. Generic covers would be ok.


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Re: Car cover

Post by Wayne Sheldon » Wed Feb 19, 2020 10:34 pm

A minivan car cover from your local auto supply (or internet source) usually fits a touring car fairly well.

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Re: Car cover

Post by Doug Keppler » Thu Feb 20, 2020 8:13 am

Actually a jeep wrangler cover fits absolutely perfect on my 24 Touring
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Post by FreighTer Jim » Thu Feb 20, 2020 8:45 am

On occasion when transporting a vehicle
I will stop at a Walmart Supercenter and
visit the automotive department to see
if they have any car covers on sale.

Usually they have a few for as little as $10.


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Re: Car cover

Post by R.V.Anderson » Thu Feb 20, 2020 9:55 am

They ain't no $10 but I got the one that Lang's sells for my late dad's unrestored '23 Canadian 23 coupe. Couldn't be happier. Fits great, easy to put and take off, dustproof, and quite water resistant; very important to protect what's left of the original interior.

FWIW, several years before getting that cover, I bought a "surplus" cover from a very well known and well-advertised car cover firm. I had to send it back for alteration as it would not fit my '14 touring well at all. They did a sorta OK job and it's now usable, though the fit still isn't super great. The main thing I dislike about it is that while it does a decent job of keeping rain out of the car when it's outside, it lets dust right through when it's inside. When I uncovered the car that first spring, it was as dusty inside as though I hadn't covered it at all.


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Re: Car cover

Post by Original Smith » Thu Feb 20, 2020 10:32 am

I just bought one from Langs for my '13 touring.

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Re: Car cover

Post by Oldav8tor » Thu Feb 20, 2020 3:11 pm

Try Henry's Car Covers... they usually have sales. I like the one I got for my '17 touring.
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Re: Car cover

Post by Henry K. Lee » Thu Feb 20, 2020 6:24 pm

Sew old flat sheets together.., they breath well, keep dust off, and they wash up well!

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