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I have just got my US work visa through, and will be starting work out in NYC for 9 months from next month.

As I will be able to visit the UK once a quarter, I will be keeping the V5, so I need a cover to help protect the motor.

I've had a few problems with the insurance company, as they say for
insurance cover you need to reside in the UK, so this rules out being
able to keep the car in the office secure underground car park. Though
they will make an exception to allow it to be stored on the parents
drive way.

So my problem is that the parents have 3 cars between them, so the
garage won't be available, so it will have to be left on the drive
under a tree, which I don't really want to do, but time is running out
before I leave.
 

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Thanks guys, just asked them for quotes. Though is ?249 worth spending ?

Or should I just treat the old man to a new shed so that I can fit my car into the garage ?

***********************************Update***********************************

Just been doing a google search on the covers, and for what Vetra.com
want ?249 for you can get from the US for
$142

Just as well I'm off the the states [:D]
 

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What about this for a bargin price then;

Thank you for the email. I have a covercraft car cover. It will
run you $159.66.It is a Custom Fit, with 2 Mirror Pockets; Size G2;
Evolution Series, 4 Layer Maximum Protection In All Weather Conditions,
Moisture Resistant, Breathable, Dust & Pollution Barrier, Impact
Absorbing, Tan Colored. As far as shipping, Too, NJ it will be free. If
it has to go over seas, it can be anywhere from $50-$100. The only way
I would not know for certain until the order was place.
Looks like I'm gonna have to make friends with my new collegues in the
US sooner rather than later, to get it shipped to the UK for free. [:D]
 

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What about this for a bargin price then;

Thank you for the email. I have a covercraft car cover. It will run you $159.66.It is a Custom Fit, with 2 Mirror Pockets; Size G2; Evolution Series, 4 Layer Maximum Protection In All Weather Conditions, Moisture Resistant, Breathable, Dust & Pollution Barrier, Impact Absorbing, Tan Colored. As far as shipping, Too, NJ it will be free. If it has to go over seas, it can be anywhere from $50-$100. The only way I would not know for certain until the order was place.
Looks like I'm gonna have to make friends with my new collegues in the US sooner rather than later, to get it shipped to the UK for free. [:D]
*coughs* any chance you could get another one shipped over.... pwwwwweeeaaassseeeeeee [:D]
 

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Afriend of mine has Lotus Exige which he stores in a CarKoon whilst he's away ....... stops the fibreglass rusting [:|]
 

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Going to be working over the river in Secaucus, NJ for 9 months
implementing a Retail Merchandising system for a company called Urban
Brands.

Not the most glamous location, but hopefully full of opportunity for
myself, plus NYC is only 10 miles away. Hopefully this will be the best
of both worlds.
 

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NYC rocks dude ...

Have to say I am very jealous!!

Watch out for some of those car covers though - my mate bought one for his Audi cab from Halfrauds - can't remember the brand but it cost about ?80 - meant to be fully breathable, non-marking, etc.

After about 3 weeks he saw alot of marks on the paint - like little cat paw prints - had to be polished out with alot of elbow grease. It was either the cover or he trapped his cat under it when he put it on!!
 

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Finally got round to fitting my Noah car cover, which I got from
Autoanything.com
in the US for the grand total of $196.

Cover fits a treat, and now looking forward to coming home at christmas to uncover a beautifully clean motor.

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Looks like a good snug fit [Y]

Does the cover have any securing points so you can tie it under the car etc. ?
It is indeed, almost like putting a tight jumper on.

For the fixing points, if you look at the 3rd picture above, half way
along the cover on each side is a securing hole, which can be used to
either tie the cover to the car, or in my car use the cable provided to
prevent anyone theiving the cover.

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