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    Anyone here use a CARCOON garage?

    Need to get some decent protection for the Do-Luck sorted.

    Cant build a garage or car port and don't want a cover.... so I am 99% sure I will be ordering a Carcoon. I know Jazz has had one. Anyone else owned one?

    Wondered what you think of them and what size you went for? I'm thinking either a size 5 or size 6 - could even get the GSXR in there with a size 6 I think


    https://www.carcoon.com/carcoon-double-skin-outdoor



    The size 5 is 505cm x 200cm x 169cm
    The size 6 is 560cm x 200cm x 169cm


    How do these compare to the actual size of a Supra would you guys recommended which size?

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    George Page, a friend of mine invented the Carcoon. He went round people he knew asking for backing and many of us (foolishly....) told him he was mad. but undeterred he mortgaged his house and also got a loan. The rest is history, he sold his very successful body shop in Manchester and became a millionaire. They sold like hot cakes and he even had the foresight to patent the idea. Last time I saw one the quality was still excellent. Quite what they are like in a strong wind or with a heavy fall of snow I have no idea, as then he only did ones for indoor usage. As for size, have you heard of a thing called a tape measure?
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    Apparently you can get an Audi Q7 in a size 6 so a mkiv should fit with eez
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    The Supra is approx 15ft long and 6ft wide.

    Size 4 Carcoon Dimensions: 470cm x 200cm (15'5" x 6'6")
    Size 5 Carcoon Dimensions: 505cm x 200cm (16'7" x 6'6")
    Size 6 Carcoon Dimensions: 560cm x 200cm (18'4" x 6'6")

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    Doesn't Jazz1 have a fetish about these? Might be worth contacting him
    Last edited by Frank Bullitt; 05-05-17 at 15:46.

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    I have a size 5 outdoor one with my Mkiii Supra in at the moment (a mkiii is longer than a mkiv so a size 5 is plenty).
    The product is great I wish I had owned one years ago.
    I would be careful of windy areas (rubbing may be a issue) as mine moves around quite a lot and its in a very sheltered spot.
    A couple of down sides are getting it in and out and also the visual impact of them (the outdoor ones are silver like a space suit)
    Also I was told 2 weeks but it actually took 2 months from ordering to delivery they didn't even keep me up to date on time schedules.

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    ^ Get some pictures up then

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    I would totally recommend a carcoon mate
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    Quote Originally Posted by Frank Bullitt View Post
    ^ Get some pictures up then
    Carcoon Pic.jpg

    My Wife calls it the Alien Space Ship

    And the car inside!

    pic 1.jpg

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stonkin View Post
    I would totally recommend a carcoon mate
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    [QUOTE=blythmrk;4217660]Carcoon Pic.jpg

    My Wife calls it the Alien Space Ship

    And the car inside!

    I've been considering one of these too. Good to know you would recommend one. Do you put an 'indoor' dust cover over the car before enclosing it to reduce rubbing?

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    [QUOTE=Rsb;4217758]
    Quote Originally Posted by blythmrk View Post
    Carcoon Pic.jpg

    My Wife calls it the Alien Space Ship

    And the car inside!

    I've been considering one of these too. Good to know you would recommend one. Do you put an 'indoor' dust cover over the car before enclosing it to reduce rubbing?

    No I didn't because the whole idea of a Carcoon is sir circulation.
    Mine is in a very sheltered spot but if it's windy it does move around if if was in a more exposed spot it would no doubt touch/rub the car.

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    Realistically, how long does it take to setup and put the car inside it?

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    Thanx guys really helpful

    Shame the outdoor one is silver as the indoor see thru one looks so much better.

    So the supra would fit in a size 4, just. Would u be better getting a size 5 for a but more wiggle room or size 4 so it takes up less space on drive??
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    Quote Originally Posted by blythmrk View Post
    I have a size 5 outdoor one with my Mkiii Supra in at the moment (a mkiii is longer than a mkiv so a size 5 is plenty).
    The product is great I wish I had owned one years ago.
    I would be careful of windy areas (rubbing may be a issue) as mine moves around quite a lot and its in a very sheltered spot.
    A couple of down sides are getting it in and out and also the visual impact of them (the outdoor ones are silver like a space suit)
    Also I was told 2 weeks but it actually took 2 months from ordering to delivery they didn't even keep me up to date on time schedules.

    Thanks mate. When windy does it touch the car inside? How much space do u have around the car?

    Also how long does it take u to get the car in and out if you just want to use it one day?
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    id be interested in its set up
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