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thinking of getting a cover for my Spider which unfortunately has to live outside. On ebay they seem to range from 10 to 60 but not clear exactly why such a big range in price.
The Halfords cover is 57 quid.
Bit concerned that the condensation will mark the paintwork although all the adds claim the covers can 'breathe' to let condensation escape, fact or fiction ?
Any useful tips would be appreciated.
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I have used several of the Halfords covers- the silver ones with blue piping that they kept discounted from 75 to 50. They even list Alfa models on the boxes. They have a fibrous lining which keeps the car nicely polished as it moves in the breeze. That means don't put it on a wet or dirty car. The edges of the wing mirrors might get a bit buffed if you don't fold them in. Unfortunately my local doesn't do them otherwise I'd get new ones for my tin-top and my plastic toy. I have a couple of cheapie blue Argos nylon covers over the tatty Halfords ones at the moment. Nothing is resistant to UV forever- I've had some covers that lasted about 4 months before disintegrating. The Halfords ones seem to last over a year.
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