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Covercraft Dustop has been good to me for 4 years, it has a little thickness to it and a flannel like inner surface.

FWIW I have the version for a 2014 Mustang but assume they are all similar.
 
Covercraft Dustop has been good to me for 4 years, it has a little thickness to it and a flannel like inner surface.

FWIW I have the version for a 2014 Mustang but assume they are all similar.

I have used that one and it offered good outside protection but be careful if you live in a high humidity area as these covers don't breathe very well which promotes mold growth on the inside of your car during the summer months. My 68 has a lot of vinyl, plastic and carpet which the mold seemed to love a lot when left in a dark, damp (humidity) area created by this thick cover. If you have a de-humidifier in your garage it will keep the mold at bay.

Tim
 
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Did you consider car port type protection for the summer (humid) months and then use a car cover during the colder, less humid months....just a thought...........sorry for this advice, I just reread the original post asking for INDOOR protection..oops...:oops:
 
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A couple of caveats from learning the hard way back when i was doing the car show thing. (I built a car that made the cover of Popular Hot Rodding) ..You will either want the cheapest version or the very expensive version, the cheapos provide modest protection but they are not insulated and have great "breatheability" The most expensive are multi layer and also are designed to breathe reasonably well. You must understand that Florida, is around 100% humidity almost year round, if there is heavy moisture in the air, and you cover the car, and the temp goes up..as in overnight, late morning, you will cook the paint right off the car. It starts out looking like bad acne (we call it hurricane-itis) as the moisture builds under the paint, then eventually it will start to just flake off.
I wasn't going to post on this since you already had a cover and the vehicle is inside, but then I thought that maybe I'd save you some potential grief.
The thicker cover is great for preventing bumps and scratches, but unless it's a high zoot piece, you should probably roll it up every few days and let the humidity out from under it. Of course you have less of an issue with this since the car is indoors, but..there will always be humidity and always high temps.
Hope that helps
 
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I have used that one and it offer good outside protection but be careful if you live in a high humidity area as they don't breathe very well which promotes mold growth on the inside of your car during the summer months. My 68 has a lot of vinyl, plastic and carpet which the mold seemed to love a lot when left in a dark, damp (humidity) area created by this thick cover. If you have a de-humidifier in your garage it will keep the mold at bay.

Tim

Thanks, good points I had not considered for the OP.

Mine sees duty inside a climate controlled garage, in the northeast, primarily in the winter months when the car isn’t driven as a “dust and protective measure”. In the driving season it’s typically n the trunk.

Good stuff guys.
 

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