No, but it is possible to buy cover bags and lock cable kits for the best price.
A Coverking Car Cover offers many advantages – here are a few of them:
Coverking set out to create a superior Custom Car Covers in fit, material properties, looks, strength and features. Coverking Custom Car Covers protect the vehicle interior from fading, block prying eyes from seeing what’s inside the car (and acting as a theft deterrent) and help the environment by reducing the need for car washing. Some Coverking materials can prevent minor nicks, scratches and even small hail damage. Coverking Custom Car Covers are a great way to protect vehicles parked at airports or near industrial sites. In very sunny climates, they keep the interior cooler and in winter they keep the snow off the glass. And because Coverking insists on using the fewest seams, Coverking Custom Car Covers look great!
Car Covers use a lot of material, - 30 yards is common for most vehicles. In an effort to save material, some car cover manufactures use patterns which are “chopped up” into small pieces, and sewn together creating a patchwork effect. This method saves more than 20% of total material use, but results in car covers which look like patchwork quilts – seams everywhere. By having extra seams, risks of seam failures and seam leakage increase. In addition, the car cover looses it’s custom look and resembles a universal cover. Coverking has never compromised the function or fit of it’s Custom Car Covers to save a few yards of fabric.
Coverking's fewest seams construction results in better fitting, better looking custom car covers. The fewer seams also result in less chance of leaks from the seams and ripping at the seams. The only disadvantage of Coverking's construction is that it uses significantly more fabric to make the custom car cover. By "chopping up" a car cover into a patchwork, other cover manufacturers gain significant cost savings - but they produce an inferior product for their customers.
Coverking produces what it believes are the best products in the market. With Custom Car Covers, Coverking examined the wide selection of fabrics offered and felt Coverking's engineers could design a superior material. Test results show Coverking's fabrics to be superior in areas of fabric breathability, water resistance, and abrasion resistance. Coverking chooses to fund engineering and design of fabrics instead of marketing of fabrics. Unfortunately, some companies choose to sell snake oil over investing the time and expense of a proper education.
Custom Car Covers: Custom Car Covers are made specifically to ONE specific vehicle. Many times, several Custom pattern variations are offered for a vehicle - for example; if a vehicle has a rear spoiler, a GPS antenna, etc.
Coverking Custom Car Covers are created through computer aided designs as well as computer aided manufacturing process so that it fits perfectly on the car, truck, or SUV. Because each fabric has different stiffness and stretch, each pattern is modified for the type of fabric used - resulting in well over 100,000 patterns. Because of the wide selection of patterns, fabrics and colors, Coverking has no stock. Beware of companies selling a custom cover from stock - most likely, it is not a true custom fit.
Generally, most custom fit covers have mirror pockets and the cover is cut and sewn to fit your particular model, whereas, semi-custom fit covers can be sloppy fitting with no mirror pockets. Also, there are many more fabric choices available in the custom fit format. The bottom line is, custom fit covers protect and fit much better than semi-custom or universal fit covers.
Universal Car Covers: Universal car covers are usually mass produced, in around three to five sizes, and are supposed to suit all cars or SUVs with these three to five sizes. Obviously, with the small number of sizes, the fit of a universal car cover to this wide range of vehicles will not be anywhere near as “snug” as a custom cover would be. An objective that is absolutely unrealistic.
Coverking has available a Lock and Cable Kit to help prevent your Coverking Car Cover being stolen or blown away. Coverking’s Lock and Cable Kit can be ordered separately or with your Coverking Car Cover.
You can also have your name, or your license plate number, embroidered on your Coverking Car Cover. Having your name embroidered on your Coverking Car Cover actually works better than having your license plate number embroidered on the cover as it is more specific to an individual rather than to a vehicle.
All Coverking outdoor Custom Car Cover materials are breathable – this allows moisture which is trapped under the car to escape through the cover, preventing a “greenhouse” condition of condensation which may result in damage to your vehicle. If a car cover is waterproof, any condensation or moisture will stay trapped under the cover and cause bacteria to grow more rapidly and eventually lead to oxidation and rust. This can cost hundreds of dollars to repair and can be easily avoided by covering your car with a breathable material such as Coverking’s outdoor Car Covers. Beware of covers that claim to be waterproof – a waterproof car cover can damage your vehicle. A car cover should be water resistant, to keep the vehicle from getting wet from dew or moisture, but not waterproof (or rainproof).
All car covers will fade with time, but remember they are protecting your vehicles paint and finish. All of Coverking’s Outdoor Car Cover fabrics are UV-treated to resist fading, but eventually all fabrics used outside will fade.
Yes, Coverking Custom Car Covers are supplied with a grommet for an antenna, where appropriate. Coverking does not add antenna pockets to many of our custom car fit covers because the pocket could actually cause damage to the antenna, especially in high wind situations or excessive fabric weight on thin, fragile antennas. A small percentage of vehicle applications call for antenna pockets sewn onto the cover because the antenna is non-removable and are generally small enough to be covered without being damaged.Generally, you will receive a two-piece, non-scratch, plastic grommet with your Custom Car Cover that can be used on the cover to help reinforce the area where you can slide the antenna through.
Installation of the grommet is simple and only takes a few minutes - Here's how you install the two-piece antenna grommet on your cover:
The plastic grommet will hold the fabric tight and keep the hole from enlarging or ripping. When installing your Coverking Car Cover after the grommet is installed, start by placing your antenna inside the grommet, then fold the sides over the mirror pockets, followed by securing the front and rear of the Coverking Car Cover to your vehicle. To remove your Coverking Car Cover, just reverse the process.
Yes, a dirty or dusty vehicle will risk damage to your vehicle. It is important that your vehicle is clean before installing your Coverking Car Cover. Never fit a Coverking Car Cover to a unclean vehicle. A Coverking Car Duster will help remove dust from your vehicle. Coverking recommends using a Coverking Car Duster to help keep your vehicle clean.
No, DO NOT cover a wet vehicle. Car covers prevent the vehicle’s paint and interior fading caused by sunlight but they also prevent sunlight from drying the car quickly. The outside of a car cover is usually waterproof but the inner lining generally is not. Water or moisture underneath a car cover for long periods can promote the formation of mold or bacteria. In addition, if water on the car contains dirt or debris, spreading the cover over the car can rub it in and scratch the paint. Moisture trapped under the car cover can also leave water spots on the vehicle.
In general, always place the Coverking Car Cover in the center of the vehicle and roll-out or unfold the Coverking Car Cover along the length of the vehicle. If your Coverking Car Cover has mirror pockets, place the pockets over the mirrors first and cover the front and rear bumpers as the last step.
They do not recommend machine washing any of car covers. Instead, hand wash in a large basin using lukewarm water and a mild detergent. Swish around the cover and rub the material together to clean extra dirty areas. Thoroughly rinse in cool water and air dry.
Do not drag or pull Coverking Car Cover to remove it. Bring all four sides of the cover to the roof area in two-foot increments. Bring the front and the back of the Coverking Car Cover to the center of the vehicle, then roll-up or fold your Coverking Car Cover. After you perform this a few times you will develop a good system. By folding or rolling-up your Coverking Car Cover properly it will make installation much easier. Note - Do not fold the cover on the ground or on a dirty work bench, as you can pickup lose dirt that could damage your vehicle's finish. Coverking offers a Drawstring bag and a Duffle bag to help store your Coverking Car. A storage bag is definitely recommended for storing your new cover. A storage bag will protect your cover from dirty, dusty, damp areas. Storing the cover in a folded-up or rolled fashion (not in a fabric ball) will help with installation and will also free up much needed space, whether it be in the trunk or your garage shelf. A little time saved in the proper storage of the cover will save time in the long run.
No, DO NOT remove a Coverking Car Cover that has frozen under any circumstances – you risk damage to both the vehicle and to the Coverking Car Cover. The Coverking Car Cover must be thawed before removal. Pour warm water over the cover to expedite thawing. DO NOT remove a Coverking Car Cover in the unusual circumstance that a layer of ice has formed between the cover and the vehicle. This layer of ice must be thawed before removal. Pour warm water over the cover to expedite thawing.