Save your cars paint job!

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Save your cars paint job!

Unread postby PVJunkie » Tue Apr 13, 2010 10:08 am

http://www.gillathletics.com/store/product.aspx?id=1109&part=700800

It is very easy to find a pole vaulters car in the parking lot of a meet....its the one with all the scratches on the top or passenger side. I found this great paint saver and the poles in the photo are Steve Hookers 17 footers on a very small car. Protects great. If any of you have seen Becca on the road you know what I am talking about :D

Another new item is pole bag "tops" only. I was so sick of losing pole bag tops that we added them as a seperate item.

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Re: Save your cars paint job!

Unread postby rainbowgirl28 » Tue Apr 13, 2010 1:33 pm

Hey I finally got a roof rack after I moved back to Seattle, and now I drive a Subaru that has a roof rack.

But that does look very handy and easy to use.

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Re: Save your cars paint job!

Unread postby KirkB » Tue Apr 13, 2010 10:28 pm

I think this inflatable roof rack is a great, low cost, temporary solution! Temporary as in it can be stored in the trunk when not in use.

I'll link a couple other threads about roof racks to this one, as my low-tech advice in the other threads isn't nearly as good as this new baby! :yes:

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Re: Save your cars paint job!

Unread postby ClintonMagus » Wed Apr 14, 2010 7:44 am

I have read some pretty good reviews about this, but one reviewer cautioned that you should use a towel or something soft between to rack and the roof to avoid rubbing off the clear coat. Another reviewer said that the doors will leak when it rains if the rack is attached.

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Re: Save your cars paint job!

Unread postby rainbowgirl28 » Wed Apr 14, 2010 11:01 am

ClintonMagus wrote:I have read some pretty good reviews about this, but one reviewer cautioned that you should use a towel or something soft between to rack and the roof to avoid rubbing off the clear coat. Another reviewer said that the doors will leak when it rains if the rack is attached.


Yes, I had that problem when bringing straps through the car (not with this product, but with straps in general). Another problem I had was the straps vibrating and making very loud noises, this was fixed by twisting them.


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