Re: [Chrysler300] Car Cover
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Re: [Chrysler300] Car Cover





A good cover on a clean car in a garage is not going to scratch paint. Mark’s car was also black BTW. The thin plastic works great for covering large areas of a car for painting in a body shop, where it is removed and disposed of after painting smaller areas.
Don
 
Sent: Monday, May 15, 2017 10:02 AM
Subject: Re: [Chrysler300] Car Cover
 
 

Yup. That's exactly what I used. The super-thin stuff. The guys who have seen my 300H at Carlisle know that I used my cover every evening without any scratches. Just gotta keep a good coat of wax on it.
 
Mark
 
 
 
-----Original Message-----
From: Mike Mccandless <my65cuda@xxxxxxx>
To: Mark Souders <mrs954@xxxxxxx>
Cc: c300 <c300@xxxxxxx>; samacisaac <samacisaac@xxxxxxxxx>; chrysler300 <chrysler300@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Mon, May 15, 2017 9:51 am
Subject: Re: [Chrysler300] Car Cover

I'm talking hyper thin clear plastic, not the thicker type. No way around a car cover not scratching paint.

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On May 15, 2017, at 9:28 AM, Mark Souders <mrs954@xxxxxxx> wrote:

I would never use painters plastic on any of my cars. It traps moisture and out-gasses. I used it many years ago on a Corvair, and it ruined the paint. The plastic out-gassed onto the paint and no amount of rubbing or polishing took out the marks. I had to repaint the entire car. I use a cover called Sunbrella from Weathertech. Not cheap, but works well, doesn't scratch the paint, and easily stores in its own bag. I used it for many years on my black 300H. Another good cover is Weathershield. I use it on my Jeep.
 
Mark
 
 
 
-----Original Message-----
From: Mike Mccandless my65cuda@xxxxxxx [Chrysler300] <Chrysler300-noreply@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: Rich Barber <c300@xxxxxxx>
Cc: Steven MacIsaac <samacisaac@xxxxxxxxx>; chrysler300 <chrysler300@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Mon, May 15, 2017 9:11 am
Subject: Re: [Chrysler300] Car Cover



Car covers scratch paint so bad. If sitting for a long time just get super light painters plastic and lay on top. Just make sure the car is very clean before covering

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On May 14, 2017, at 10:43 PM, 'Rich Barber' c300@xxxxxxx [Chrysler300] <Chrysler300-noreply@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

 
Steven:
 
Be sure to get a premium cover.  A fellow member recently reported paint damage to his car from motion by the cover while under that cover in his garage.  Must have been a little drafty in there.    You may have to do something special to accommodate a radio antenna.
 
Rich Barber
Brentwood, CA
 
From: Chrysler300@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:Chrysler300@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Steven MacIsaac samacisaac@xxxxxxxxx [Chrysler300]
Sent: Sunday, May 14, 2017 5:17 PM
To: chrysler300@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [Chrysler300] Car Cover
 
Even though I keep my 64 300 inside, it still gets dirty between outings, so I need a lightweight cover, any recommendations on what size will fit?
 
Steven
 
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