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Old 12-02-2005, 03:52 PM
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Originally Posted by salituro64
Thanks. I may have to consider California Car Covers.
Why? I was recommending the cover...lol
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Old 12-03-2005, 07:50 AM
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Originally Posted by Rotary Rasp
Why? I was recommending the cover...lol
Everything about it sounds great, but California Car Cover makes a cover that is lined in Flannel and is slightly cushioned. It's also a custom fit per your car. It's strictly for indorrs, so weather proof is not a concern. Mostly dust and slight scratches from people brushing up against it with there heavy winter coats.

Thanks for your input.
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Old 12-05-2005, 08:19 PM
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Originally Posted by cgseanp
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.
I'm still debating Is the cover strechy, like with Lycra? Also, is the lining like cotton or flannel? I know you said it's not that soft, but what is it lined with?

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Old 03-15-2006, 04:59 AM
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Does anyone know if it is okay to leave the car cover on in the rain? I have heard that it will cause scratches on your car. I am not sure how true this is however.

I have the Mazda car cover, and it looks great. The inside is not lined with fannel, but the material looks smooth enough not to scratch.

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Old 07-19-2006, 03:00 PM
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For my planned Exterior Winter (snow/sleet) coverage it looks like the California Car Cover Superweave would be well superior to the Madza cover. Anyone have any similar experience?
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Old 07-19-2006, 04:26 PM
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Can someone post pics of the various one (Mazda, california etc.) actually on their cars just so we can see the fitment?

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Old 07-20-2006, 12:56 PM
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I have no pictures and the cover has been put away, but I chose the Superweave. I keep it covered in the garage so I can't say how it holds up outside. They claim it's their top of the line cover. I purchased it because it's strong, lightweight and can be washed. Fit's great, maybe not as snug as the OEM, but snug enough. I veered from the OEM because of how tight they said it was. My cover is a bright Red to go with my car and I had them stitch 2004-RX8 (inlcuded) on the nose. I may have paid for an extra letter. They did a great job.
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Old 09-07-2006, 01:59 PM
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I went ahead and got the California Superweave for Winter storage. Should have it next week.
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Old 10-29-2013, 06:15 PM
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Any recommendations as far as size for a generic one? What are the 8's measurements. Maybe ill measure myself.....
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Old 11-06-2013, 09:32 PM
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got a NOAH for sale if youre interested. barely used. made specially for our cars. soft and beads water
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Old 11-11-2013, 03:57 PM
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I just picked one up at Wally Mart, I believe it was size 2 of the cheaper cover they sold, fits well and I am happy with it, my car is in the garage for the winter, cover was 20 bucks.
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Old 03-24-2014, 11:43 AM
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Anyone know if the Mazdagear cover fits the R3? Car Cover - K01 - RX-8

Also, how does it hold up outside?
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Old 03-31-2014, 09:47 PM
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Be weary of where you buy your "OE" car cover. I have two Mazda car covers and one is cheaply made with no soft touch material, and the other is of high grade material.

Both came with the car I purchased though so I have no idea where they originally came from.
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Old 03-31-2014, 10:24 PM
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Originally Posted by Carbon8 View Post
Be weary of where you buy your "OE" car cover. I have two Mazda car covers and one is cheaply made with no soft touch material, and the other is of high grade material.

Both came with the car I purchased though so I have no idea where they originally came from.
Shoot, I just bought the one from Mazda gear. Hopefully it's made of the high grade material. It should be, cost $250 with shipping
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Old 03-31-2014, 11:33 PM
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Post some pics, I want to buy another one but do not know who sells the good quality ones.
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Old 04-01-2014, 02:18 AM
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Originally Posted by Carbon8 View Post
Post some pics, I want to buy another one but do not know who sells the good quality ones.
Alright, I just bought it Sunday so I'll post some pics when I get it, hopefully later this week
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Old 05-03-2014, 08:56 AM
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Did you receive your cover? How did it turn out?
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Old 05-03-2014, 05:46 PM
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Originally Posted by Carbon8 View Post
Did you receive your cover? How did it turn out?
I did but it didn't fit my R3 so I sent it back. It seemed like a nice cover and good material but I couldn't even get it over the back of the car.
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Old 06-05-2014, 03:29 PM
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Just ordered a custom fit cover from California Car Cover. It's being made so I should have it in a couple weeks. Should fit a lot better than the OEM one I bought and sent back.
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Old 06-05-2014, 03:38 PM
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My guess is you did not loosen it, my OE cover fits my GT with wing and yours is not bigger than mine. It is extremely tight, but it is supposed to be.
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Old 06-05-2014, 04:43 PM
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I dunno man, maybe, but it was insanely tight. It was like a 300 lb dude putting on a toddler's shirt
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Old 06-18-2014, 11:33 PM
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Here's a few pics of the new car cover. It's a custom made California Car Cover.

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Old 06-19-2014, 07:23 PM
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looks like a nice cover, congrats.
just be careful putting the cover on if your car is dirty, i always wipe down the car with quick detailer before putting a cover on and do not pull the back end down over the exhaust tips. :
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Old 06-20-2014, 08:31 PM
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Originally Posted by Jedi54 View Post
looks like a nice cover, congrats.
just be careful putting the cover on if your car is dirty, i always wipe down the car with quick detailer before putting a cover on and do not pull the back end down over the exhaust tips. :
Thanks. It fits a lot better than the other one I bought. And that's a good idea, I always make sure I just cleaned it before I put the cover on.
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Old 06-24-2014, 11:04 AM
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So, when you're ordering from their site, the form asks if you have any modifications to the exterior of the car. If you note that you have the MS bodykit like I do, how do they make sure it fits?
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