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hkysk8r86
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Jul 6, 1:33pm - #217320 
Hail Storm(what should i do)

Ok, so in about 15 mins a rather large hail storm will be hitting my city, but my car won't fit in the garage(too much shit in it atm). what should I do to prepare my car so that it doesn't take any significant damage during the storm?

I was thinking of Bungeeing a Tarp to my car with a blanket underneath, what do you guys think?

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Jul 6, 1:35pm - #217321 
Well, I'd rather you clean out your garage and stick it in there. But if that's not 100% an option then idunno

tarp and lots of blankets thumbsup

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hkysk8r86
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Jul 6, 1:39pm - #217322 
Yeah, right now I have a GTI 1.8T up on Jackstands in the garage, Putting on new exhaust, springs, tires, rims, brakes, Pretty much a whole new suspension, and then we're putting in the new ECU which will utilize the Turbo to it's full potential, but yeah, that's why i can't put my car in the garage.

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Jul 6, 1:47pm - #217323 
time to purchase a few large umbrellas

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Jul 6, 1:48pm - #217324 
Call your insurance company now. tongue Also, a trap or blankets, just make sure you weigh them down so they don't slide all over and scratch the Celica up.

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hkysk8r86
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Jul 6, 1:51pm - #217325 
Thanks guys for the speedy replies, I just took 4 cinder blocks and took a bungee from the block to the ring on the corners of the tarp, and took the comforters off the beds and used them for padding, hopefully it works cus the hail is starting to fall eek My dad already called the insurance company to notify them of the storm so that if any damage were to happen we'd be covered for repairs... and we are smile

Maybe I could say the crack in my rear bumper was caused by the hail and get it fixed for free by my insurance?? grin

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Jul 6, 3:12pm - #217326 
park it inside a car wash till its over

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Jul 6, 3:22pm - #217327 
maybe that'll work depending on how the damage is... haha


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