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Old 11-26-2012, 07:51 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Who sells a nice high quality fitted car cover for the 1st Gen? I looked around but didn't find anything
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I'm pretty sure this is the one I bought. There are plenty of options, depending on how you are going to use it. It fits nicely, but I use a piece of light rope tied to the grommet on one side and a carabiner on the other end to keep it from blowing off in the wind.

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I see that the link doesn't take you to the exact cover. I got the Reflectect model, but there are plenty of other choices.

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I see that the link doesn't take you to the exact cover. I got the Reflectect model, but there are plenty of other choices.

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Thank you very much. I wasn't having much luck searching, so I appreciate your help
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In 2002, I purchased a Covercraft Dustop cover with 2 mirror pockets. This cover is designed to be used indoors to keep dust and dirt off the paint, but not for outdoor use. It fits like a glove.

For 10 years, I have put on almost every time I have parked in my parking space (parking garage and carport). The mirror pockets are just starting to tear. If I were still in the U.S., I'd probably buy a replacement, but the shipping to Sweden makes it too expensive.
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Maybe one that fits a geo metro or swift? They are very similar in size and shape.

I got a custom car cover once, then found out it would scratch the paint if parked out doors and was only good to use inconjunction with a garage of some type.
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No need to do that. The Covercraft ones made for the Insight fit very well.

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The Covercrafts apparently are no longer made with mirror pockets. At least that is what their site says.
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Thats because most insight owners remove them.

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The Covercrafts apparently are no longer made with mirror pockets. At least that is what their site says.
The custom cover fits so snugly that without mirror pockets, the mirrors would eventually wear through the cover, I would think. I suppose that could be avoided by folding the mirrors before putting on the cover.
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