Looking at Truck Cover

BUGGOUT

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Hello guys,
I live in Fort Worth and have to park outside. I am considering a quality cover for my truck when it is parked in the driveway.
I would love your experience with this.
Will the wind, polin, dirt jack up my paint? Is it better to leave it uncovered? Some weeks, it will sit for 5-7 days.
Love any feedback from experience.
 

smurfslayer

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I had decent cover for my Lightning, which I didn’t drive every day for a stretch. The issue is that once the truck is sufficiently pollenated or dirty, covering it again both slightly scuffs the clear and gets the inside of the cover dirty. Pollen will F*** up your clear coat, if you don’t believe me, grab a rag and rub the pollen off in a small area. repeat 2 or 3 times and you’ll start to notice.

A good cover will keep surface contaminants off the paint, for sure. But not off of you, when you take the filthy cover off !

So, what I’d do is wash first, cover, drive and assess. Most times I ended up not re-covering until I washed again. It can also help in dust storms, created by your neighbor when they mow. Not sure how much of a thing that is but I’m a few hours south and we’re in a months long drought. I have to close up the house when I mow to minimize the dust coating.
 

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I've had very good experience with Cover Craft. The higher end covers fit very snug and can be cinched down at the bottom when dealing with high winds. Just make sure ou wash the truck before putting the cover on!
 

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Bumping this...

Anybody else got a cover for their truck?

@BUGGOUT - What did you go with?
 
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