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Old 12-21-2003, 02:46 AM
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Not yet ... I'm wondering if it's worth it because I'm looking to move as soon as I find a decent house (with garage) to rent ... or, later next year I'm looking to buy a house. So today I was thinking it might be a pain to erect that sucker just to have to take it down again in a short while ... and just let the truck weather one more winter if necessary.

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Old 12-21-2003, 03:54 AM
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Horvath...I thought you were moving a month or so ago to a place just around the corner or something like that, that had a garage. If worse comes to worse you could always invest in one of those $795 carports that you see everywhere and put tarp sides and a tarp door on it. As far as a car cover I would forget it.

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Old 12-21-2003, 12:17 PM
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Not yet ... I'm wondering if it's worth it because I'm looking to move as soon as I find a decent house (with garage) to rent ... or, later next year I'm looking to buy a house. So today I was thinking it might be a pain to erect that sucker just to have to take it down again in a short while ... and just let the truck weather one more winter if necessary.
Yeah I understand that, BUT if do get a house perhaps you could either sell the unit to someone else or set it up next to the garage to house your next project OR be able to work outside on those hot NJ afternoons.

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Old 12-21-2003, 01:43 PM
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Hey, Kevin -- I'm having trouble finding a place.

Also, see the link Jag Daddy hooked me up wih (a few posts back) -- these are only $400!!

Hey, Jag -- If I move, I'd be happy to have one of these in ANY case! I just don't want to go through the trouble of setting one up and then moving two weeks later and having to take it down and put it up again, ya know?

I guess I'm just caught in one of those "spots" ... best to sit tight and see what develops. We're having a pretty mild Winter, so far, anyway! I mean, we've had a couple of snow storms, but then 2 days later the temps are back up around 50 degrees again! We're gonna be back in the warm-temp zone now through Christmas again -- ho ho ho!

At any rate, I'm looking for a small ranch house and I'm definitely into buying one of these tent-jobs -- thanks again, Mark.
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Old 12-28-2003, 05:51 PM
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Cracking paint.

I've done the same with my 1947 ford, and discovered that it completely wrecked my paint job. It might have been just that the paint was old and possibly already brittle, but the sun got to it and split it all over the roof. My drop cloth may have been too thin, i don't know, but my advice would be don't leave it in the sun!
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Old 12-28-2003, 07:30 PM
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Sorry to hear that, Skip!

I think the answer is DON'T USE CAR COVERS! Period.

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Old 12-29-2003, 02:16 PM
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Weather proof car cover, NOT!

I got one of those covers as a present from my wife. First time it rained and I pull up the cover and the cars wet and dirty, dust from inside the cover. Watch out covering your truck with a plastic tarp, it dosn't breath and it flaps in the wind, took the paint off in spots on our Pontiac, sliding around.


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This thread is 5 years old, please look at the last post date before you reply.

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