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post #1 of 12 (permalink) Old 06-24-2011, 07:46 AM Thread Starter
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Shower cap - any good?

Hey.. Anyone tried these? Are they any good? How does the rear attach to the body?

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post #2 of 12 (permalink) Old 06-24-2011, 08:36 AM
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Has little pockets which go around the "fin" part of the rollbar cover. I have one but seem to always have my softop with me...so it's kinda pointless. I do have one though!

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The tops of the windows often seal poorly, the shower cap really can help there. Keeps sun off interior well too, and bird juice off too!

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they work great...... I have one, but hardly ever use it either.

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Use it just about every time I am parked up for a while. Keep it behind the driver seat so it is easier to through on than the soft top and shades the dash as well.
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I use mine regularly throughout the spring, summer and fall. Along with the little pockets that Rduck mentioned attaching the rear sides, there are a few velcro tabs along the back that attach underneath the hoop cover.
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I use it as a sun shade and to keep birds from pooping into the car when the top is off. Quicker to put on than the soft top and less hassle. Mine also lives behind the driver's seat.
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I don't know if there's anything new i have to add accept if you park outside and plan on leaving the top off it's nice for keeping dew out of the interior. It's nice in heavy rain (with top on) as people mentioned becuase the windows don't always seal the best and it addresses that issue, it helps in high summer with reducing interior heat, and since it's so small it's easy to leave behind seat and put on and off.

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Mine is always in the car behind the seats. I rarely have the top on so the Shower Cap is perfect for covering the cockpit when parked. Goes on/off quickly. Got caught this past spring in a downpour. It kept the rain (LOTS) out of the cockpit while parked waiting out the showers.

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anyone have one they'd like to sell?
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All from Sector111? any from Eliseparts?

thanks for the comments folks! I'm definitely getting one now! I'm based in Singapore though... so am considering the one from eliseparts.com as well.. .anyone tried that or is everyone here referring to the sector111 piece ?
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Reviving an old thread....do they make caps that fit Exiges? You know, for us rebels that want to take the roof off.

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