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I don't know it is widely known that your new C-7 will be shipped covered. The cover stays with the car and should be handed over to the new owner when he / she picks up his / her new car. Make sure they do! ;)
 

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Wow great info this is news to me... Thanks for the heads up!
 

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Where was that picture taken? Very cool can't wait for mine!
 

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It was taken in Ohio (I did not take it) and I am given to believe that these are more test mules and not "customer cars".
 

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Look closely at the "cover. It appears to be a one use cover to protect the vehicle from acid rain, etc. in transit. When they tear it off, it's trash.
 

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I think that the cover you are talking about is one that is basically a heat shrink that they cars get for transit. They don't necessarily "come off" without tearing.
 

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It is my understanding that they are not heat shrinked but are removable and reusable if you are so inclined. Clearly the driver door entrance is secured with something like Velcro.:cool:
 

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Yeah that's my take on it too. One thing is for sure...In a couple of months (hopefully) someone here will know for sure.
 

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FYI: Updated info. on shipping cover

There have been lots of question pertaining to the shipping car cover. Here is a quote from Dave Kerbeck regarding its usefulness after its primary job of protecting the car during shipment is completed.

"I wouldn't reuse. They come in dirty and they will be a mess when they are wet.
There are two pieces one for the car and once just for the hood.
The windshield is not covered. There is no plastic piece over the window, there is no cover at all. The paper cover is taped to the windshield to hold it down.
Also, when driving with the cover on, any dirt or stone that kick up can get caught under the lip of the cover. Tell your dealers to check before taking them off the car. The truck driver gave us the head's up so we knew about it.
All in all, toss it. It takes up more than half of your trunk to take it home and it's filthy dirty. If it's wet it will also stink up your car.
At this point, we took them off and put them in individual trash bags to give to whoever wants them, but I think one time use is all you will get.
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There have been lots of question pertaining to the shipping car cover. Here is a quote from Dave Kerbeck regarding its usefulness after its primary job of protecting the car during shipment is completed.

"I wouldn't reuse. They come in dirty and they will be a mess when they are wet.
There are two pieces one for the car and once just for the hood.
The windshield is not covered. There is no plastic piece over the window, there is no cover at all. The paper cover is taped to the windshield to hold it down.
Also, when driving with the cover on, any dirt or stone that kick up can get caught under the lip of the cover. Tell your dealers to check before taking them off the car. The truck driver gave us the head's up so we knew about it.
All in all, toss it. It takes up more than half of your trunk to take it home and it's filthy dirty. If it's wet it will also stink up your car.
At this point, we took them off and put them in individual trash bags to give to whoever wants them, but I think one time use is all you will get.
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Thanks Chip,
After seeing this and buying an almost $70,000 car. I will spend a few hundred on a real cover!
 

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You keep it for the future as part of the package like the paperwork, 20 years from now people will look for these.
 

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I think I would cut it up into pieces and frame one with a picture of my car covered in it and try to sell the other pieces on E-bay. People will buy anything if the price is right! ;)
 

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There have been lots of question pertaining to the shipping car cover. Here is a quote from Dave Kerbeck regarding its usefulness after its primary job of protecting the car during shipment is completed.

"I wouldn't reuse. They come in dirty and they will be a mess when they are wet.
There are two pieces one for the car and once just for the hood.
The windshield is not covered. There is no plastic piece over the window, there is no cover at all. The paper cover is taped to the windshield to hold it down.
Also, when driving with the cover on, any dirt or stone that kick up can get caught under the lip of the cover. Tell your dealers to check before taking them off the car. The truck driver gave us the head's up so we knew about it.
All in all, toss it. It takes up more than half of your trunk to take it home and it's filthy dirty. If it's wet it will also stink up your car.
At this point, we took them off and put them in individual trash bags to give to whoever wants them, but I think one time use is all you will get.
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Before seeing these up close and personal, I was hopeful the covers would be reuseable. Now that I've seen them on a car and rolled up in trunk, I will not be using mine. They were quite dirty on arrival and very cumbersome. Kerbecks description is on the money. I will now be purchasing an interior cover.
 
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