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Hi all! I am seeking a good indoor car cover for my c7. I have looked for other threads on the topic but have not seen any specifically dedicated to the matter.

I recently tries a cover from RPI and liked the fabric but hated the fit and finish. Anyone like their cover?

Feel free to talk about your outdoor cover too, it just is not what I am looking for.

Thanks!
 

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Know several people that like California Covers. Leaning towards them right now.
 

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If truly going to be used as an indoor only cover, check out the OEM cover GM/Chevy offers. Available in 3 colors (Red, Kalahari, Black), has StingRay logos as a pattern in the fabric, and the inner lining is incredibly soft. I've had a lots of Vettes, hence a lot of covers, and although expensive, this cover is worth it to me. Fit is impeccable too.....
 

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I really like the one that came with my Vette. Very soft material and fits like a glove. A little more money, but I think it was worth it.
 

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Hi all! I am seeking a good indoor car cover for my c7. I have looked for other threads on the topic but have not seen any specifically dedicated to the matter.

I recently tries a cover from RPI and liked the fabric but hated the fit and finish. Anyone like their cover?

Feel free to talk about your outdoor cover too, it just is not what I am looking for.

Thanks!
I picked up the Block-It 380 Series cover for $180 and change. Check their site for 10% off coupon.
I did have to wait a few weeks, it was on back order. Picked one up for my Nephews 79 Firebird as well.
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I really like the one that came with my Vette. Very soft material and fits like a glove. A little more money, but I think it was worth it.
I agree with VettePilot completely. Though I did have to pay full MSRP for my Premiere Convertible, I was able to get the dealer to "throw in" an OEM Kalahari interior cover. They said it was a $400 value (I know you can get them for closer to $300) and it is awesome. The flannel backing is super soft and the Corvette Logo is all over it. Also, I had to have it cleaned once because it got road film on the corner and a large water spot from a leak in the roof. I had it commercially laundered ($18 with spot treatments) and it looks just like new. The fit is perfection. Love it.
 
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Just ordered one.
 

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I really like the one that came with my Vette. Very soft material and fits like a glove. A little more money, but I think it was worth it.
I agree - though it did cost $410 when ordered with my C7, I believe it's worth every penny, just as my C7 is worth every penny
 

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I agree with VettePilot completely. Though I did have to pay full MSRP for my Premiere Convertible, I was able to get the dealer to "throw in" an OEM Kalahari interior cover. They said it was a $400 value (I know you can get them for closer to $300) and it is awesome. The flannel backing is super soft and the Corvette Logo is all over it. Also, I had to have it cleaned once because it got road film on the corner and a large water spot from a leak in the roof. I had it commercially laundered ($18 with spot treatments) and it looks just like new. The fit is perfection. Love it.
Do you have a picture of it on the car?
 

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Why are you posting 2,592px × 1,936px pictures there to big. Can you please crop them or upload them correctly .
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This is post #2 of this. I deleted the first post because the pictures were too large and slow to load. My apologies. It shan't happen again. Now my hope is that the pictures are not too small.

Ok. One is of the whole car at at 3/4 angle. The second one is of the mirror fit and the last one is of a more natural (sunlight) view of the actual color. They look kind of "washed out" in the fluorescent lighting, but that is closer to the actual color (Kalahari) than the sunlight view. Anyway, this gives you the idea of fit and finish.

BTW, sorry for the appearance of the garage. This is temporary housing for the C7. I have a two car garage behind my office that the roofers just re-shingled. I have been in the process of emptying the garage of my kid's stuff (that they will never use). It is insulated on the sidewalls, but I will be adding foam insulation board to the ceiling, OSB on the walls, a hanging garage heater, and some better lighting. This will be the Vette's eventual home. I haven't taken the plan for the garage much further, YET... Doc
 

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StingRays look fantastic, even when they are covered!
 
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Now that we've found the indoor cover of choice, what outdoor covers does everyone recommend? The more element-proof, the better.
Unfortunately, mine has to live outside with the deer, squirrels and possums. :(
 

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Suggest you consider an excellent Chevy dealer in a small town (pop. 6,900) in Montana, which because of its low overhead, heavily discounts genuine GM's parts. I buy most of my GM's parts from them. Bob and Tom are great folks, and if you buy from them, please mention our forum.

Fichtner Chevrolet:
Robert Wendorff
Parts Manager
Phone : 406-628-4618
Fax: 406-628-2025
[email protected]

Tom Dorsey
Parts Specialist
Phone : 406-628-4618
Fax: 406-628-2025
[email protected]
 

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Suggest you consider an excellent Chevy dealer in a small town (pop. 6,900) in Montana, which because of its low overhead, heavily discounts genuine GM's parts. I buy most of my GM's parts from them. Bob and Tom are great folks, and if you buy from them, please mention our forum.

Fichtner Chevrolet:
Robert Wendorff
Parts Manager
Phone : 406-628-4618
Fax: 406-628-2025
[email protected]

Tom Dorsey
Parts Specialist
Phone : 406-628-4618
Fax: 406-628-2025
[email protected]
I did call them and found that the online prices were still better when you considered shipping and handling. The indoor cover was $304.97 total including shipping from the GM parts direct site. But I did mention the forum and the Fichtner guys were very prompt and courteous at pricing it out for me with shipping. Their price was closer to 360.
 

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Bumping this up, because after checking prices, the outdoor OEM cover was not much more than the indoor. Considering getting the outdoor cover, this way I can cover up when I'm travelling (only after making sure there is not road dust or crap on the car, of course). I hate going to use the car the next day and find it all spotty from dew/pollen mix if it has been parked outside. Would also be able to use as dust cover inside. Can anybody say why an indoor cover would be preferred to the outdoor cover, other than price?
 

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Not sure what the outdoor cover has on the underside, but the indoor cover has a soft, fleece lining that won't scratch the car. Plus it is breathable, and doesn't cause moisture once you remove it. It is a pain that you can't use it outside too but once I wash the car I cover it and it it stays clean until ready to go out again. I am trying to keep from getting any scratches. It is the best way I have found so far, and the nicest cover-and I have had many cars and many covers. Good Luck!
 
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