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    Looking at buying a car cover from Cali Car Cover need advice.

    I was on Cali Car Cover and I found a couple of covers that I like. I like the model stormweave, and custom weave model. I am mainly looking for the best protection against door dings. I will be parking at college with my new Mach 1 and I want the best door ding protection cover I can get. Any suggestions are welcome.
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    Re: Looking at buying a car cover from Cali Car Cover need advice.

    Well, none are going to be great....

    I have all the samples from Covercraft, which uses the same fabric as far as I can tell, and none are real thick as far as padding.

    I believe there is a 4 layer one, and one or two 3 layer ones... those will be the best. I bought a 3-layer cover, and its a great cover, but not real thick.
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    Re: Looking at buying a car cover from Cali Car Cover need advice.

    do the car cover companies make a custom cover for your needs?
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    Re: Looking at buying a car cover from Cali Car Cover need advice.

    Custom as far as?
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    Re: Looking at buying a car cover from Cali Car Cover need advice.

    Like to your specs that you need in the enviroment the car is being parked in. not just the elements but other cars park next to you. A custom cover that is really got great door ding protection. I was reading cali car covers and a couple of there car covers offer protection but the cover in only to layers thick. I was looking through there site and I could not find a area that you can ask them to make one special. Do you know a company that can make one for a specific protection (door dings in my case).
    Thanks for the help. I hope I am makeing sense.
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    Re: Looking at buying a car cover from Cali Car Cover need advice.

    Havent seen that yet... would be nice to see something like that.
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    Re: Looking at buying a car cover from Cali Car Cover need advice.

    Thanks for your help. I am still looking. I am very careful on where I park my cars.
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    Re: Looking at buying a car cover from Cali Car Cover need advice.

    No car cover that I know of protects from door dings. In all honesty, that's not what a car cover is made for. If you know someone that can sew, you could try and have them sew in a foam pad or something...


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    Re: Looking at buying a car cover from Cali Car Cover need advice.

    Yea a car cover isn't going to do anything to protect from door dings. Your best bet is to find a place and take up two spots, I do it all the time in places I know people don't care. If its a permit parking place only, its probably against to rules so make sure to check that out. Your other option is to find somebody you know and trust and park right next to them. One of you guys back into the spot and the other pull in straight and park as close as you can to each other. That way you can both still get in your drivers door and there is plenty of room on the other sides of the cars for people opening their doors.

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    Re: Looking at buying a car cover from Cali Car Cover need advice.

    Thanks guys. I have two friends from high school going there so hopefully they have classes the same days I do. That is probably my best bet. Or Like Tyler said I could get the car cover and have someone sew in some foam padding. I like both of the ideas. thanks for your help.
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