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Old 06-18-2018, 11:19 AM
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Help In Finding Truck Cover

This is my 1991 Ford F-150 XLT Lariat. As you can see it has a long bed with a Leer Top on a standard cab. I am forced to park it outside, and I would like to get a nice cover to keep the Sun and rain off it. Does anyone have any suggestions on where to get one? I would prefer something lockable so it doesn't get stolen off the truck, with provisions for the antenna. There are so many covers for sale it gets confusing as to which will fit, and how much to pay in regards to quality, etc. Some of them can cost a fortune. While others aren't worth the bother. Thanks in advance.

 
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Old 06-18-2018, 12:31 PM
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Look at carcovers.com, They have the cover for your rig. Sandy
 
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My honest opinion is that car covers are only something I would use indoors on a very clean vehicle. None seem to really be waterproof. They also can damage paint when the wind is up. I suggest just keeping it washed and waxed and getting a nice custom fit sunshade for the windshield.
 
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I had a truck cover for my 95 F150 Reg Cab Shortbed some years back. It was made by Covercraft out of Pauls Valley Oklahoma. I bought from some car cover outfit out of
Flagstaff AZ at the time, I think now they are out of California. Anyway, it is something like four layers, has the grommets for locking if you need, and can make an opening
for antenna. The thing that was good about it was they make it to your specific model truck, including things like the mirror pockets (like mine also has swing-away mirrors).
It cost about 300. I did replace once-I think it would last about 3 or 4 years, then sun would start getting to it. If you get a lot of wind, I think that will wear them out over time.
 
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Billt 460,
Nice looking rig and it shows you take care of it. As Mark mentioned above, recommend you contact California Car Cover (818) 423-5525. Google ahead of time to review there selections. I bought two from them for my 1995 F-150 standard cab SWB Eddie Bauer and 95 F-150 SVT Lighting. They do custom make the cover for your particular configuration, as my Lighting's cover is longer because of the front low valance. I think I paid ~ 400. three years ago for each and I'm very happy with them. My son purchased his cover a year before I did and was convinced with the quality of his cover. Moreover, the warranty is year, my son's ripped after 19 months and they replaced it. The ripping on my Son's cover was caused by unusually strong Santa Anna winds that we experience each Spring and Fall, and my son's parks his car without any shelter protection, whereas I park my trucks inside a metal building (car port). I've also washed my covers twice each already at the local laundry mat using a mild detergent and triple loader washing machine.
 
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Just wanted to chime in to complement you on a sharp looking truck
 
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