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I guess with Spring and everything blooming the VWs are coming out of hibernation as well :) While my baby was inactive I made a cover for her. I got one of those generic blue tarps and draped it over her. Then I folded, tucked and basically custom fitted the tarp to sort of mold around her and secured the fit using metal grommets. You can get a grommet kit from camping places (I got mine at G.I. Joes) and easily place them where you want -- just need a hammer and a hard surface, like a concrete driveway. I put all my grommets at the bottom of the tarp and threaded a thin nylon rope through them to act as a drawstring. I put a loop at both ends of the rope and secured them to each other with a bungee cord at her rear so I could wrap the bungee around the exhaust header or stinger support. The bungee cord also helps keep the cover together when it needs to be wrapped up for storage. Works great, even when it's *really* blowin'. Toby Erkson email@example.com <-- Please use this address for email '72 VW Squareback 1.6L bored and stroked to 2.0L, Berg five-speed '75 Porsche 914 1.8L, ORPCA member Portland, Oregon, http://www.geocities.com/MotorCity/8501/ >-----Original Message----- >There must be something in the air, because I drove my 73 >square for the >first time in a while a couple of days ago.... > It >is no longer under the shade of a car port, so that sort of >bums me out, >and it got rained on for the first time in two years the other >day, so no >telling where we have leaks.