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Old 04-17-2018, 01:52 PM
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Car cover recommendations/opinions

Hi guys,

I got my first BMW two weeks ago and would like to hear what other owners think. For most of the year I park my car in a public garage but in the summer my family moves to the summer house that doesn't have a garage. My usual arrangement is to work 4 days in the city and then come back for weekend. During these 4 days the car is not used and is just sitting outside. Is it worth it to buy a cover to protect the car during those days or just wash it on Fridays when I'm back? If it's the cover option, cover recommendations will be appreciated.


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Old 04-17-2018, 03:01 PM
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It will help with the UV but that's about it. It won't keep the car clean, especially if it rains.

I'm on my 3rd Noah cover. They last about 2 1/2, 3 years tops. They have a 4-year warranty but you have to pack it up and send it back, then wait.
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Old 04-17-2018, 06:29 PM
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Get a reflective sun screen to put in the front and rear windows.
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Old 04-17-2018, 06:30 PM
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Itís a PITA especially if wet.

Iím convinced after buying and selling three of them itís just not generally a good option, unless your car spends months at a time outdoors.

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