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Post by Terryilett » Sat Jun 08, 2019 11:51 am

Thank you all for your advice. As much as I would like to show off my pride and joy, I do have problems with water ingress around the screen rubbers front and rear plus rear screen frame is broken. I am unable to fix at moment. A temporary cover over just the top half might be a short term solution for the next few months.
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Post by ScimiTom » Sat Jun 08, 2019 11:57 am

I can't recommend a particular type, but there may be something to be said for just leaving it uncovered to allow the body and chassis to 'breathe'. I discovered this the hard way when my previous Scimitar's paintwork started bubbling up within a matter of days after fitting a car cover.


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Post by AJL Electronics » Sat Jun 08, 2019 12:15 pm

No cover is the best recommendation. A car port or the like if need be, but nothing that touches the bodywork itself.

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Post by scimjim » Sat Jun 08, 2019 1:20 pm

Lots of wax 😀

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Post by peter freeman » Sat Jun 08, 2019 1:56 pm

I have four Scims that are parked on the drive - the one time I tried a cover on one it suffered from micro blisters - let the air dry it

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Post by TrevorG » Sat Jun 08, 2019 3:21 pm

I've put pictures on previously of my scimitar that was covered while I was in hospital. My short answer is don't! We had a very expensive breathable cover, but she still bubbled all over. As said previously, a good wax is the best prep. Waxoyl the chassis etc. if worried about the underside. Enlarge the photo below to see the effect!
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