Front Bimini to protect shiny new paint job ?

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Front Bimini to protect shiny new paint job ?

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My nice shiny van is just coming back from a nice new paint job after 6 months away :lol:

Before our annual 2000 mile blast to France and back - i was thinking about getting a front cover that would still allow it to breathe but protect it from stone chips and demented french flies :-)

Desite consulting google and for hours there seems nothing off the shelf to help...

Any ideas

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Re: Front Bimini to protect shiny new paint job ?

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I think you need to search for a "Bonnet Bra"!

https://www.google.co.uk/#q=vw+t25+bonnet+bra" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

These are readily available for Aircooled and i have seen them for watercooled with square headlights.

They are out there.
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Re: Front Bimini to protect shiny new paint job ?

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How about chipguard - something i'm going to look into when getting the bodywork/respray done on mine:

http://chipguard.co.uk/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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Re: Front Bimini to protect shiny new paint job ?

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SamsBus2012 wrote:I think you need to search for a "Bonnet Bra"!

https://www.google.co.uk/#q=vw+t25+bonnet+bra" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

They are out there.

:rofl :ok

I knew it would take seconds to come up trumps on this forum !

Here's me searching for 'Bimini VW front covers' and i should have been googling

BRA's FOR 30 YEAR OLD GERMANS !!

CHEERS :D
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Re: Front Bimini to protect shiny new paint job ?

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I do like photos of freshly painted vans..hint hint
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Re: Front Bimini to protect shiny new paint job ?

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sod hints...... hey you sloped off andf had loads of work doneon the van and kept hush :twisted:
come on picks before and then the usual
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Re: Front Bimini to protect shiny new paint job ?

Post by steveo3002 »

one thing that doesnt mix - fresh paint and bonnet bras/car covers , trapped moisture will sweat in there and cause blisters

if you must use one id suggest you only fit it when driving and leave it off when parked overnight to let the air on the paint
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