Re: [DML] JC Whitney Sold Again
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Re: [DML] JC Whitney Sold Again



Try a tarp over it.

I had my car outside for about a year, and used one of those covers with a  
silver tarp over it, and the cover still looks brand new.

-Mike

On Sat, 28 Jan 2012 16:26:21 -0500, robert parker  
<roberthparker@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>
>   Interesting timing for this. I have "Wally World" car covers on my  
> Delorean & '38 Buick- Budge brand. The cars are under a large condo  
> carport, backing up to the building, so very minimal sun & rain hits  
> them. Perhaps the environment/air is not conducive to longevity as the  
> $25 covers tend to fall apart after ~1yr. Methinks a "higher quality",  
> more expensive cover might be needed, but I have no idea what brand to  
> consider or what price. Don't need lining for the "D" cover as it's  
> "naked", but the Buick might benefit by a bit of extra protection.  I'm  
> open for suggestions. Any ideas or positive experiences I could  
> consider?          Thanks.     Drive Stainless       Robert   VIN 6924
>
>> To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> From: brobertson@xxxxxxxxxxxx
>> Date: Fri, 27 Jan 2012 21:21:05 +0000
>> Subject: [DML] JC Whitney Sold Again
>>
>> Apparently JC Whitney has changed hands again. Unlike the 2010 sale,  
>> the new owners are making significant changes in inventories. For  
>> example, the Heads Up brand headliner fabric Whitney has sold for more  
>> than a decade is now on clearance (no grays unfortunately). They also  
>> are clearing out the lip style trunk weatherstripping I used on #5939.
>>
>> DeLoreans have been deleted from Whitney's database, which means you  
>> can no longer order things like custom fit car covers. Covercraft still  
>> has the pattern (according to other online retailers, at significantly  
>> higher prices), but without a part number even Whitney's live help  
>> people can't order one. Customer purchase histories were wiped clean  
>> after the sale, so I can't look up my last order number.
>>
>> The new owner also is not going to offer 15%-20% discounts. Whitney is  
>> still honoring coupons already issued, but those are expiring soon so  
>> if you have one, use it while you can.
>>
>> Bill Robertson
>> #5939
>>
>>
>>
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