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    Optimal Winter Car Cover?

    I live in sunny California and will be taking my 997 CS4 on regular trips to my cabin this winter, does anyone have any suggestions for an outdoor car cover that will be subject to snow and rain. I will drive the car up there, and park it for days on end outside.Thank you in advance!

    Re: Optimal Winter Car Cover?

    I'm not looking for an outdoor cover rather one to keep my 997 covered in the garage over the winter. Did you receive any PMs on this topic? I'd be interested in hearing about which brands or models are recommended or to be avoided.

    Re: Optimal Winter Car Cover?

    I went with one from Griot's Garage. "Weathershield(R), Non-Bulky Car Cover"

    It is specifically an outdoor cover. It is a bit difficult to wash (and dry later!) but it does the job of keeping moisture from getting through. Having a cabriolet, I needed something that didn't leave a bunch of lint on the top, either.

    Dan

    Re: Optimal Winter Car Cover?

    After living in a city with wintery snow and ice, I would not cover any car to protect it from snow and ice. Most likely the cover will freeze up making it difficult to remove. I have never had a problem with snow/ice on a cars finish; salt is another story.

    If you truly want to protect the car from the elements in the winter, you might want to look at a portable garage. They are ugly as h*ll, but they work. A trade name for one of them is Tempo. Basically they are a metal frame covered by a plastic covering. They go up in less than a day and come down just as quickly. They will protect the car from the elements in winter.

    I store my 911 in the winter in a heated garage. I cover it with a Porsche breathable car cover. If fits great, breathes and protects the finish from dust.

     
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