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Old 5th March 2019, 01:01   #316
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Please suggest me a car cover, below are the parameters to help me decide
  1. Car is parked out on the street
  2. No security, but thefts are rare in my area
  3. Need protection from tree sap, car is parked under a tree
  4. Need UV protection, last cover tore off due to sunlight exposure.
  5. Dust protection if possible.
  6. budget 2-3K
  7. Not too worried abut the brands.
In an ideal scenario, get one from your A.S.S as they will have covers custom designed for your car. I have one with my Fiesta, and the difference it makes in staying on the vehicle is amazing. It fits it exactly and has elastic on the four corners, holding it in place. Others that are not custom fit, tend to come off your car quite easily.
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Old 23rd March 2019, 11:08   #317
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Was looking for a good car cover for my pre-worshipped Jetta and as usual it was Team BHP to the rescue !

Jetta is now protected from the elements by a TPH Aqua King Cover which cost me Rs 8567.
How is the Aqua king holding ? any feedback or drawbacks after so many months if usage ?
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It's been 3 months since I got my TPH Skyler cover and it's holding well. My only grouse is it's a dust magent.

Gave it a proper wash yesterday to restore it to it's glory. Though it's a pretty tedious job, final result is worth the efforts.

Steps followed:

1. Spread it over a clean foam sheet rather than the floor directly.

2. Dusted as much as possible using a soft carpet brush and cleaned with vacuum cleaner.

3. Sprayed mild liquid detergent and rinsed with water.

4. Dried it in shade for 8 hours.

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Old 27th March 2019, 23:16   #319
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This is a one year review for a TPH Smart777 cover.

Buying Experience: They kind of cheated me. I ordered Pilot373 (Rs.6930 in 2018) but got a Smart777 (don't know its price) type cover. After delivery, they never responded to any of my WhatsApp messages and emails. So, I went on with what I got (what else can I do?).

Coming to the review:

+ Super fit, Great look.
+ Except for colour fade, still in very good condition. Using it in open car park.
+ Water resistant
+ Breathable cover. One can cover the car immediately after a wash.

- One needs to develop a technique for its handling.
- The instruction says not to wash the cover. But, over time dust gets accumulated on the soft cloth side in spite of covering only after a wash every time. So I am searching for vacuuming options now.
- Few tiny damages to the outer layer due to cat scratches. But no issue due to this.

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Am very happy with my TPH Aqua King Cover !

It is very easy to put on the car and remove. the waterproofing is excellent. The elastic has held up well too.

When it gets too dusty, I use about 3 buckets of water to splash on the cover and wait till it dries.

All in all if your car is parked outside, then I would definitely recommend TPH. it appears that they still have no competition in the market.

In fact the cover protected my car - someone drove too close to the car, the cover got a small gash (few cm) but the car was undamaged.
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Purchased a Geekay branded cover for my Fiesta, the cover is available on Coverit.in, however went directly to their Factory outlet at Peenya, Bangalore.

Though the site advertises cover as custom made for each car, they only sell universal covers, no model specifc is available. I paid 2.4K for the cover.

  • The cover is pretty heavy, at the least couple of kilos.
  • Made out of thick nylon material and coated with some kind of rubber coating on the inside.
  • Putting it on and taking it off, takes some time, but I have use a technique I saw on youtube.
  • Becasue the fit is universal, the cover is not snug on the car.
  • As the cover is heavy, it does not flutter much in wind
  • I am not worried about tree sap or water even during heavy rains anymore.

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Old 9th April 2019, 17:45   #322
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I had used their then flagship Pilot-373 in 2015 for my Sonata and later on used the same cover for my E-class. For E-class, the same cover costed around 28,000 compared to 12,000 for the Sonata. The price increase is not justified as the cars have roughly the same dimensions, E-class being a bit longer and wider.
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Hi All,
I am looking for a car cover with the following requirements:
  • Should not scratch paint surface (utmost importance)
  • Car is partially exposed to elements, so need UV, dust and water protection
  • Kids play around the car often, so cover should be durable against cuts
  • Cover shouldn't be blown over by the wind

I have somewhat of a rodent problem near my parking and the building administration is in no mood to prioritize that over their usual bickering. I also saw this episode of Shark Tank where one of the team showcased this car cover - https://extremevehicleprotection.com/.
This got me thinking, whether we have something similar available in India. I don't want those touchless covers (like a tent for the car).

The 360 protection cover is not top priority as I'm implementing some other measures for the rodent problemease suggest a good cover for the requirements above.
P.S.: Car is a Polo.
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Am very happy with my TPH Aqua King Cover !
Does your cover(Aqua King) have:

*a front end belt and clip(Under the front of the cover, to be secured under the front end of the car)

* Any way to secure it at the rear of the vehicle.


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Purchased a Geekay branded cover for my Fiesta, the cover is available on Coverit.in
Does your cover have :

*a front end belt and clip(Under the front of the cover, to be secured under the front end of the car)

* Any way to secure it at the rear of the vehicle.

I am in the market for a new cover.
I used to get Polco or Coverite car covers, but recently they have suddenly stopped production or something and have become kind of stupified.

I was looking to replace my cover, but none of the generic ones seem to have a front end clip to secure it under the front and rear ends of the vehicle.

Central belt/buckle is completely useless when winds start to stir things up.
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My tph cover has a strong elastic which holds the cover all around the car. Maybe it is not open to strong wind, but I do not think that wind will easily pull it off. As an once hobby sailor, I have some experience of tricks that the wind can get up to!
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Does your cover have :

*a front end belt and clip(Under the front of the cover, to be secured under the front end of the car)

* Any way to secure it at the rear of the vehicle.

I am in the market for a new cover.
I used to get Polco or Coverite car covers, but recently they have suddenly stopped production or something and have become kind of stupified.

I was looking to replace my cover, but none of the generic ones seem to have a front end clip to secure it under the front and rear ends of the vehicle.

Central belt/buckle is completely useless when winds start to stir things up.

No there are no clips apart from the central one, the front and back have elastic bands sewn in which holds on to the car. The Cover is pretty hefty, couple of kilos, breeze has hardly any effect on it, not sure of heavy winds though.


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Does your cover(Aqua King) have:

*a front end belt and clip(Under the front of the cover, to be secured under the front end of the car)

* Any way to secure it at the rear of the vehicle.
No belts or clips but the elastic quality has proven very good and there is no need for any belt of clip I feel.

At the rear it is the same, only elastic and I have had no problems at all and am very happy with the cover.
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I would be a happy ma if it lasts me 1-2 years without opening up holes and keeping the interior cool.
The first hole has appeared after 14 months of usage.
Yesterday evening saw rain at 3pm. At about 7pm I noticed the car cover was partially off the car. Since I would be away for about 48 hrs I tried to pull the partially wet cover back in place. This was a bad idea as the cover tore about 3 inches near the windshield.

The cover has lost its strength and has started tearing near the front driver side elastic as well. It is still usable though and I plan to retain it for a few more months.
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The first hole has appeared after 14 months of usage. ... ... ...
A Tyvek cover, right? 14 months is no time at all. The fabric itself is really hard to damage: they really should have used better thread for the stitching.
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Old 25th June 2019, 14:19   #330
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Why is it that i believe all these are not the Original Dupont material. There are a lot of Tyvek® "like" material available in the market. Original Tyvek is too strong to be tearing off in 1 year
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