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Old 07-29-2005, 05:55 PM
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RX8 car cover

Has anyone purchased any RX8 car covers on ebay? If you have, who was the seller and type of cover and did it fit properly??? Was the quality OK and worth buying?

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Old 08-15-2005, 03:59 PM
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I thought about buying one but they all ranged about $200.....too much for me and the material looks really thin so i didnt think itd work down here its always raining...... so i ended buying one at autozone. But I read that those covers do fit really tight just go to mazdatrix or mazdaparts they got em there
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Old 08-16-2005, 09:08 AM
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Just purchased one on ebay...kind of cheap but thought I would try it. It is supposed to be a custom fit. I don't have it yet but will let everyone know how it is when or if it comes.
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Old 08-16-2005, 03:58 PM
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Cool, hey could you pm on how the car cover works out (Im curious to know how the material and everythin is). Im kinda thinkin bout buying one now my other car cover has been rained on so many times that im pretty sure its dirty from the inside too so i think im goin to have to make another purchase
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Will do.
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yeah let me know too, im in need of a car cover bad
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Old 10-01-2005, 10:27 AM
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Please let me know too! The sun and all the birds here are killing me and my "baby".
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Old 10-03-2005, 12:21 PM
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Got my cover here:

http://www.bigskycarcovers.com/

I am a big fan of the cover they built for me. Even sent it back and had more gromets added.
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Old 10-09-2005, 12:39 PM
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Just installed my RX8 car cover for the first time. I was hearing all these stories on how hard it was to put the cover on because of tightness issues. It was really no problem for me I had it on in less than a minute. It fits like a glove, very very nice. Now when I come back from school on Thanksgiving I'll report back on how well it held up against the elements over the next 7 weeks.
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Old 10-11-2005, 03:54 PM
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Be sure to tie it down if you are gonna leave it for an extended period.
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Old 10-17-2005, 02:15 PM
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buy a mazda one for around 200.. they are made for the car and come in 2 or 3 diffrent colors got one for my 8 love it.. and fitment is perfect.
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Old 10-17-2005, 04:25 PM
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Originally Posted by VarneyMazda
buy a mazda one for around 200.. they are made for the car and come in 2 or 3 diffrent colors got one for my 8 love it.. and fitment is perfect.
I'm considering it but I've got the appearance pkg AND Mazdaspeed Wing.

I'm thinking it might not fit...
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Old 10-18-2005, 04:32 AM
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Originally Posted by Jedi54
I'm considering it but I've got the appearance pkg AND Mazdaspeed Wing.

I'm thinking it might not fit...
I think it will probably fit. I have appearance w/ stock wing and it fits.
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Old 10-18-2005, 09:27 AM
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I think the best way to find out is just to go to the dealer and get them to try it on the car, tell them you have fittment questions and that's it. I really don't think it will fit the MS wing or even the MS front, I'm just assuming but by the way it looks in the pics I've seen It fits almost exactly to the stock car. Interesting to see pics of it wirh any body mods
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Old 10-18-2005, 04:47 PM
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I have the one from ebay....CENTRALCOVER was the vendor. It fits ok and is a good deal for the $23 US plus shipping cost. It's more for sun protection than rain as the water does get through. I guess thats why it's called breathable. It's called a BULDGE or BUDGE I think and apparently you can get them at Walmart in the US. It's definately not a custom fit but does the job for me.
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Old 11-02-2005, 09:02 PM
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I have the official Mazda cover and my baby was left outside for a month and the cover still looks brand new. I'm in the military and am away from home ALOT (1/5 of last year, I was gone 2.5 months) and this year it looks like 8 months gone so I oped for the "good" cover. Paid 200 bucks to porshapadox or something like that.
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Old 11-03-2005, 04:50 PM
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I have the Budge - got it at Wally world. I believe its size 2. Fits very well but I use it only as an "in garage" cover to keep dust and bugs (car is under a skylight) off when the 8 is clean.
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Old 11-03-2005, 05:44 PM
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The OEM car cover will not fit the Mazdaspeed kit, I called them and asked about this. I'm considering just going to Kragen or something to get a cover because I have to park outside at work ):
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Old 11-03-2005, 05:58 PM
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I have the evolution cover which is very soft and slightly quilted looking so it offers a bit of protection from door dings. I use it out side but then use a cheapie Walmart one as a dust cover in the garage. I think I got it at carcoverworld.com

I had the Mazda cover but it was very tight and was not very soft on the inside and I was afraid it might scratch if put on a dusty car.
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Old 11-03-2005, 11:25 PM
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Originally Posted by Sea Ray
I have the evolution cover which is very soft and slightly quilted looking so it offers a bit of protection from door dings. I use it out side but then use a cheapie Walmart one as a dust cover in the garage. I think I got it at carcoverworld.com

I had the Mazda cover but it was very tight and was not very soft on the inside and I was afraid it might scratch if put on a dusty car.
sea ray,
man the threads on the bus go round and round. to all else, the evolution cover is great. can be found for ~130 bucks. got humidity???? this is the cover.

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Old 11-04-2005, 12:12 PM
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I got this one from www.mazdastuff.com for $202.50. i'm not sure if it's the one the dealer sells. should be here monday though.

http://www.mazdastuff.com/custom/pro..._RedBlackB.gif
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Old 11-07-2005, 04:41 PM
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I am in the Coast Guard, and when we leave for patrols (2-3 months) they always reccommend to not use a car cover because dirt can get under them and then it will end up scratching the car pretty bad.. has anyone ever had this happen? I would assume if you had a good fitting cover and it was properly tied down it wouldnt be a problem.. I always notice though that when we get home all the car covers are no longer on the cars and just laying on the ground next to the car.. I guess they need to get a better fitting one, or find a way to secure it better.
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Does the OEM RX8 cover come lined with flanel or something? What is the outside made of?

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Old 12-01-2005, 02:57 PM
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I've had the mazda cover for over a year. I has faded a little, but i think that is from me washing it once a month in the washer. The cover fits great (I don't have the spoiler or app. package). If you keep your car some what clean you don't need to worry about it scratching the paint. The cover is not water proof but will keep light dew off of the car. The inside a not very soft, but like I said, it hasn't left any marks on my paint over the past year and I use it every night. I cover is thin, strong, and light. It comes with a nice storage bag too. I paid $195 and would buy it again.
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Old 12-02-2005, 09:59 AM
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Originally Posted by Rotary Rasp
I've had the mazda cover for over a year. I has faded a little, but i think that is from me washing it once a month in the washer. The cover fits great (I don't have the spoiler or app. package). If you keep your car some what clean you don't need to worry about it scratching the paint. The cover is not water proof but will keep light dew off of the car. The inside a not very soft, but like I said, it hasn't left any marks on my paint over the past year and I use it every night. I cover is thin, strong, and light. It comes with a nice storage bag too. I paid $195 and would buy it again.
Thanks. I may have to consider California Car Covers.
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