Driveway Parking Tips

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pat247

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A carport of some kind is what you want, it will keep 90% of elements off the vehicle, interior always in the shade and much much cooler.
 

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My Raptor has always been garaged and never parked outside overnight. Colorado sun is brutal and the weather can be disastrous. Then there is the truck, tailgate and catalytic converter thief's. I personally would not be able to sleep at night if my truck was left outside! If you love your truck I would be looking to move to a place that will accommodate your Raptor.
 

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Don't get me wrong if I had, I dunno say..

...a damn 30 by 30 foot by 12 foot garage barn **** thing, of course the truck would be inside. So I can stage it, to run throw the garage door like in the movies and run over zombies on my escape.
 
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As much as I'd love to just "move to a place I can store it"... California real estate is not easy to afford. So location isn't changing. Wondering how I can mitigate mostly sun. Sun shade, ceramic coat, window tinting were the immediate plans.

Wondering if a cloth cover would also help sun protection much. Weighing hassle vs benefit.
 

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I do cover mine AND park it under a carport. I don't use mine on a daily basis. If you get a cover, be sure to get an 85 inch wide. I ordered one for a Raptor but they sent a standard F150 cover which is only 70 inches wide and it didn't cover. 85x233 works well.
 

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My Raptor has always been garaged and never parked outside overnight. Colorado sun is brutal and the weather can be disastrous. Then there is the truck, tailgate and catalytic converter thief's. I personally would not be able to sleep at night if my truck was left outside! If you love your truck I would be looking to move to a place that will accommodate your Raptor.

Just move? Your going to uproot your whole family and spends thousands to move to a home that you might not even like as much...so your truck can fit in the garage? If you're moving already, sure, make the garage space a priority, but moving just to get a bigger garage is nuts.
 
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