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Just got this neat solution - a car cover that covers the interior of the car. Since a true tonneau cover is not available, this looked like a reasonably close solution.

It is small enough to stow for the trip to the Convention, I hope.

Bought it from Covercraft.

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Those are great; I got one last year and used it all summer when parking at outdoor concerts, driveway, etc. Keeps birdshit off the leather seats

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I ask this question in all sincerity, but how is this cover better/more convenient than putting the top up?

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If you think that the soft-top hardware is unattractive when the top is down, you can cover it up with the soft-top cover, then use this car cover whenever you stop instead of raising the soft top. The alternative would be to remove the soft-top cover and raise the top, then when it was time to drive, lower the top and put the soft-top cover back in place.
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This car has something similar on it that looks quite nice. Anyone know where to get something like this?




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I use one with velcro strap extensions so I covers the soft top when parked at work, keeps the bird droppings off th top, the back plastic window from discoloration, and sun damage to the interior.
The last one lasted 5 years.
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This car has something similar on it that looks quite nice. Anyone know where to get something like this?




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I'm curious if you can breathe well enough with that cover in place?

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I ask this question in all sincerity, but how is this cover better/more convenient than putting the top up?
Now that I have had it for about a month, and made the trip to Montreal with it.
1. It keeps the interior cooler and is easier to put it on and off, than raising the top.
2. It protects the dash from the sun
3. It was very nice to have at track day. We just covered the interior, keeping it cool.

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Yep, that pretty much answers that question!

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Just got this neat solution - a car cover that covers the interior of the car. Since a true tonneau cover is not available, this looked like a reasonably close solution.

It is small enough to stow for the trip to the Convention, I hope.

Bought it from Covercraft.

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how much is this?

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how much is this?
$76.00 for mine. It is available in a choice of materials.

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1972 Mercedes 280SE, got in straight swap for the Discovery
1996 Land Rover Discovery
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