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tallmat
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 12, 2018 11:06 am    Post subject: Protection against kids bikes and other garage perils! Reply with quote

Whilst the 911 is away being de-dented and painted, it got me wondering how to prevent repeat collateral damage from bikes falling against it or just stuff being accidentally dropped...

Short of banning all other family from going anywhere near the garage, any suggestions for how best to protect a car?

I was wondering if there's a padded cover or similar?

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Norfolk & Idea
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Joined: 15 Jan 2016
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 12, 2018 11:51 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I use the indoor Porsche cover. It'll save the paintwork from dust and people brushing past it but that's about it.

I recently scratched mine myself whilst taking my motorbike out Sad If you live in a vibrant and energetic household it's bound to happen from time to time.

I'll get all the imperfections sorted when I get my front panel dressed after stone chips thumbsup
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tallmat
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 12, 2018 10:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Norfolk & Idea wrote:
I recently scratched mine myself whilst taking my motorbike out Sad If you live in a vibrant and energetic household it's bound to happen from time to time.


Bizarrely this problem never happened when I had motorbike - it must have operated as a sort of safety barrier.. However the bike left my life after big shunt on the M4. Now though I have a good reason to finally replace it..!

Although perhaps not with a pair of Ducatis...( Envy)
 
  
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Norfolk & Idea
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 13, 2018 5:21 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

tallmat wrote:
Norfolk & Idea wrote:
I recently scratched mine myself whilst taking my motorbike out Sad If you live in a vibrant and energetic household it's bound to happen from time to time.


Bizarrely this problem never happened when I had motorbike - it must have operated as a sort of safety barrier.. However the bike left my life after big shunt on the M4. Now though I have a good reason to finally replace it..!

Although perhaps not with a pair of Ducatis...( Envy)


Eeek, a shunt on the M4 Duh Sounds a bit leather filling.... I just stick to track days on the bikes now. I know it sounds odd, but I find it much safer. For both injuries and license preservation.

The V4S is gob smackingly fast btw

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