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Hopkins Heavy-Duty ArcticGuard Snow and Ice Windshield Cover

Hopkins Heavy-Duty ArcticGuard Snow and Ice Windshield Cover

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Hopkins Covers - HM17529

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Weatherproof, double-sided windshield cover fits the exterior of your vehicle. Attaches securely inside with hooks for the front doors. No more standing out in the cold and slush while you scrape and brush.


Features:

  • Installs easily on the outside of the windshield
    • Interior hooks eliminate loose ends
  • Reduces or eliminates windshield scraping in the winter
  • Keeps interior cooler and protects from sun damage in the summer
  • Fits most windshields


Specs:

  • Overall dimensions: 73" long X 40" tall
  • Interior of mirror pockets: 13-3/4" tall x 14-1/4" wide


Mirror pocket dimensions


17529 Hopkins Heavy-Duty Arctic-Guard Snow and Ice Windshield Cover


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Video of Hopkins Heavy-Duty ArcticGuard Snow and Ice Windshield Cover

Videos are provided as a guide only. Refer to manufacturer installation instructions and specs for complete information.




Video Transcript for Hopkins RV Covers - Windshield Covers - HM17529 Review

Speaker 1: Today, we're going to take a look at the Hopkins Arctic Guard Heavy-Duty Windshield Cover for winter or summer protection. Basically, when the weather piles it on, or the sun turns up the heat, we've got you covered with this heavy-duty windshield cover that will install on the outside of your vehicle. I do have it folded in half. You can see, if you unfold it, it's very large.Basically, in the winter, you'll have no more scraping of snow or ice. All you have to do is just remove the cover and you're ready to go. In the summertime, it'll help keep the interior vehicle cool and protect your interior from any UV damage.It is a universal fit for most vehicles.

Size on it is, when you extend, open it up, it's 73-inches long by about 40-inches tall. It is a lightweight vinyl material, almost like an umbrella-type material. If you notice, on each end, they do have these on elastic straps, these mirror pockets that will fit over your side view mirrors. They do have a mesh side on them. What's nice about this is when you fold this up and to store it, you can fold it small enough that it will fit into one of these mirror pockets, and it's easy to carry around.This will easily install on the outside of your windshield.

Just open it all the way up. First thing you want to do is install the mirror covers over your side view mirrors. Once you get those installed, then just lay the over part over the windshield. Go to the inside, and on the very top, you'll see these elastic straps with hooks on them. Open the doors, run these to the inside, then just hook these together so it will hold it all into place.I don't know if you noticed, on the outside, when this is installed on the outside, you have these elastic straps, buckles and straps, that you can pull to adjust the fit of the cover.

If it's a smaller vehicle, you can adjust it in to get a little bit tighter fit. You can adjust them to cover for a perfect fit. Saves you a lot of time and effort.That should do it for the review on the Hopkins Arctic Guard Heavy-Duty Windshield Cover for winter or summer protection.


Customer Reviews

Hopkins Heavy-Duty ArcticGuard Snow and Ice Windshield Cover - HM17529

Average Customer Rating:  4.2 out of 5 stars   (50 Customer Reviews)

Weatherproof, double-sided windshield cover fits the exterior of your vehicle. Attaches securely inside with hooks for the front doors. No more standing out in the cold and slush while you scrape and brush.

- HM17529
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The product is well made and does the job well. For my vehicle it is too large. I have made it work but a little hassle to install. No fault of the product just a very small windshield. Jeep Wrangler. Knowing what I know now , would I buy it again, probably. For the price it is a quality product. 590255



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The service from eTrailer was excellent as always. My opinion of the windshield cover is mixed. I have an Excursion so I searched for the largest cover I could find. This one barely covers the lower and middle of my windshield. The top of the windshield is not covered, this can be a problem when it snows. I had to pull and stretch to get the cover over the mirrors and am afraid that when the temperatures go sub-zero it will not stretch without ripping. This cover is simply not made for bigger trucks like mine. 315818



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Haven’t use it yet but I going to when it snows 752725



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I believe it will work, but weather is just now getting bad. I miss having magnets and door flaps. Easier for me to work with instead of elastic bands that hook inside and take time. Time of essence when 10 below and 40 mph winds. 737784



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nice 730235



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It works great I don't have to worry about frozen snow or frosted windows. I plan on buying one for my car. 729452



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Did not fit 2012 f450. Window cover fit but mirror cover did not reach or fit over the mirrors 727591



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Love it! While designed to keep from scrapping Ice / Frost - I use my cover to protect my windshield from spray and film build-up that occurs on Oil & Gas well locations. I’ve add ~6 small magnets to the top edge of the cover to help hold it in place better in the wind. Have washed the cover twice - once by hand and once in the washer on delicate. Other than adding the magnets - it rates 5 out of 5 680509



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Perfect fit for my Ford E450. 681786



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The Mirror covers need to be wider with adjustable straps. The one I received is a tad to small/tight. I cover the passenger mirror and scrape the drivers side so I don't have to walk around the p/up. My p/up is a 2005 Ford F150. My brother had the same problem. His p/up is a 2006 Ford F350. 647845



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I PURCHASE ITEMS FROM E TRAILER ALOT, FAST FRIENDLY SERVICE AND RECEIVE ITEMS QUICK.. GREAT PRICES ALSO.. 634186



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Works very well. Does exactly what it states it's supposed to do. 608089



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Reasonable price, easy assembly, does what it says. A good product! I recommend it. 605537



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I would rate this product as fair. I expected my windshield cover to be heavier. I ordered this product because a co-worker had one from a few years ago. However, the one she had was made out of a heavier fabric - a canvas like material. I do like the way the cover goes beyond the windshield wipers. I would have a problem with my wipers freezing due to snow and ice collecting at the base of the wiper. 604362



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I LOVE IT LOOKING FORWARD DOWN THE ROAD FOR MORE OF YOUR "5"STAR HELP! GREAT CUSTOMER SERVICE JOB WELL DONE ! THANK YOU ONCE AGAIN ! HAVE A GREAT FRIDAY ! 598434



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Thanks for the attention to my order and the prompt delivery. We had our first big snow (big for Oklahoma City) a couple of nights ago, window covers worked great. Very pleased with them so far. 595553



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Excellent service. Great product. 594522



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This a so so product . Very thin . It fits my 1998 Dodge Ram 2500 perfect. Haven't had a chance to use it but hope it does fine . Like i said it is very flimsy material don't know how long it will last. 589282



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I've been using this for a month now. Covers the windshield like they said it would and keep the snow and frost off. The product is very thin (garbage bag thickness), so I'm not sure about durability. So far, it has stood up to the elements and serving the purpose. I gave it 3 stars because of the thickness. 588726



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I bought this cover for my wife's car and used it 3 days later. She is pleased how good it worked for her car. 582379


Comments
My wife says it works great after using it in winter.
Larry - 11/13/2019

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Haven't installed it, but ordering through eTrailer is an exceptionally good process. Free shipping and no tax made this a much better value than going through local retail. Shipping was a few days and delivered to my door. Research through local suppliers requires them to order model-specific products and it takes them a few days and at least two trips to their store -- this is a much better process. The instructional videos, reviews, and product details are spot on and more helpful than the manufacturers' site. Plugging in my vehicle loads up recommendations that fit my vehicle -- other retailers make you use filters and I'm less confident the product is specific for my make, model vehicle. 577729



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Fast shipping thank you 574292



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I am extremely happy with the fast delivery and quality products I have purchased at etrailer.com 520546



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This is Outstanding. I can see my neighbors giving me the side eye . like hm mm thts a good idea . Where did they get tht. lol 493961



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Great product and fast turnaround. Am pleased with the product and speedy service. I will purchase from this company again. 473776


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Ask the Experts about this Hopkins Covers

  • How to Protect Flat Towed Vehicles Windshield/Paint
    We have great products designed for exactly what you are looking for, but the Hopkins part # HM17529 that you referenced is only designed for snow and ice so it may not prevent damage from debris. Instead you'd need something like the Roadmaster Guardian Rock Guard part # RM-4000 which is designed to attach to a Roadmaster flat towing setup. If you could get back to me with the brand of flat towing setup you have I can check to see what the best solution would be for you. For example,...
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  • Preventing Rock Chips and Road Debris Damage when Flat Towing a Vehicle Behind an RV
    Hopkins Heavy-Duty ArcticGuard Snow and Ice Windshield Cover # HM17529 would provide some protection against rocks but it is not meant to be used while the vehicle is moving despite the fact that the RV would be blocking most of the wind. It would ultimately result in damage and/or loss of cover. I recommend taking a look at our selection of vehicle guards and related parts, see link. Or you might also consider some hitch mounted mud flaps such as # RM-4400-102.
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  • Recommended Windshield Cover For 2018 Ford E-350 Cutaway
    The Hopkins Heavy-Duty ArcticGuard Snow and Ice Windshield Cover # HM17529 is a fit for the 2018 Ford E-Series Cutaway. In the winter, you'll have no more scraping of snow or ice. All you have to do is just remove the cover and you're ready to go. In the summertime, it'll help keep the interior vehicle cool and protect your interior from any UV damage. it is 73" Long X 40" tall. I have a link of all the Windshield covers that will fit the 2018 Ford E-Series Cutaway.
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  • Windshield Cover for a Ford F-350
    The best option to fit the windshield (and side mirrors) on a Ford F-350 is windshield cover # HM17529. It is adjustable but has a max size of 73" Long X 40" tall. The other covers are simply too small for a large truck. The mirrors may be an issue if they are the design that is taller than wide because the covers are designed for mirrors that stick out further than they are tall. I have linked a video review of this cover for you.
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  • Material and Installation of Hopkins Arctic Guard Windshield Cover
    The Hopkins Windshield Cover part # HM17529 that you referenced is made of a heavy duty nylon material with sewn edges. It installs by hooking over the rearview mirrors of the vehicle and then adjusted with the straps that run down the middle. If you check out the install video I attached you will see exactly how this is done.
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  • How to Install the Hopkins Heavy-Duty ArcticGuard Snow and Ice Windshield Cover
    Yes, the Hopkins Heavy-Duty ArcticGuard Snow and Ice Windshield Cover part # HM17529 will fit your 2005 Buick LeSabre and will do an excellent job of keeping the snow and ice off of your windshield. As you can see from the sample install video, the process is very simple. Just throw the cover over the windshield and secure it inside the vehicle using the included hooks. You can then tighten the cover with the straps for a better fit. The hardest part will be just throwing the cover over...
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  • Windshield Cover Recommendation for 2017 Jeep Cherokee to Protect from Snow and Ice
    For what you are looking for I'd recommend the etrailer.com Snoblock Snow and Ice Windshield and Wiper Blade Cover # 288-06603. This is a great cover to protect from winter ice and snow and is easy to install. This is confirmed to fit your 2017 Jeep Cherokee. I believe this is a better option than # HM17529 or # HM17511 which will also fit.
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  • Availability of Camco Windshield Wiper Wedges
    The Camco Windshield Wiper Wedges CAM45456 have been discontinued but I do have another solution to help keep your wiper blades in ship shape when you have your vehicle parked in the elements. If you were needing them for a storage situation to keep the pressure off of your wipers then unfortunately we don't have anything that could be used as a substitute. I personally use the Hopkins Heavy-Duty ArcticGuard Snow and Ice Windshield Cover # HM17529 on my vehicles and it is an excellent...
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  • Would Hopkins Heavy-Duty ArcticGuard Snow and Ice Windshield Cover # HM17529 Fit 2004 Lexus RX 330
    The Hopkins Heavy-Duty ArcticGuard Snow and Ice Windshield Cover # HM17529 that you referenced measures 73 inches long and 40 inches tall so it would easily fit your 2004 Lexus RX 330. It has straps on the front of the cover too which allow you to take up any extra slack if the vehicle happens to be a bit narrower.
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  • Class C RV Windshield Cover For 2017 Chevy Express Class C
    For your Classs C 2017 Chevy Express RV we have the etrailer.com Snoblock Snow and Ice Windshield and Wiper Blade Cover - 70" Wide x 39" Tall # 288-06603 or the Hopkins # HM17529 is also a fit. There is not a complete privacy cover like # 290-2510 you mentioned for the side windows confirmed to fit your vehicle from any of our manufacturers.
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  • Recommended Tow Vehicle Protection For Tiffin Motorhome Pulling 2009 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited
    For your Demco Excali-Bar III Non-Binding Tow Bar # DM9511013, I recommend the Rock Tamers Heavy-Duty, Adjustable Mud Flap System for 2" Hitches - Matte Black # ERT00108 or the Access Rockstar 3XL Custom Mud Flaps w/Heat Shield for Modified Suspensions - 47" W - Smooth Finish # A10200213 for even more coverage. Then you can use the Roadmaster Tow Defender Protective Screening # RM-4750 which is compatible with the Demco base plates and tow bar. For a windshield cover, I recommend...
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  • Best Windshield Cover Recommendation for a Truck
    We have a few different windshield covers that all have different sizes. To find the best one for your truck you will need to measure your windshield and then pick the one below that fits yours the best. The Hopkins Winter Protection - Double-Sided Exterior Windshield Cover # HM17511 is 70" Long X 29" tall. The Hopkins Heavy-Duty ArcticGuard Snow and Ice Windshield Cover # HM17529 is 73" Long X 40" tall, and the etrailer.com Snoblock Snow and Ice Windshield and Wiper Blade Cover is 70"...
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  • Available Windshield Cover to Fit a 2017 Ford E-Series Cutaway
    We do carry a few windshield covers that will fit your RV, but the ADCO cover that you referenced, # 290-2402, will not on the 2017 Ford E-Series Cutaway. The covers we offer are not custom-fit, but are universal fit in design and are really designed to cover the windshield to protect from the winter elements. A cover like the Hopkins Heavy-Duty ArcticGuard Snow and Ice Windshield Cover, # HM17529, will not only protect during the winter months, but can be used to block out the sunshine...
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  • Recommended Sunshield for Vehicles in Hot Sunshine Areas
    The Hopkins Heavy-Duty ArcticGuard Snow and Ice Windshield Cover # HM17529 is a universal fit that is 70 inches wide by 40 inches tall. The black color will attract heat so I recommend instead using a sunshield like the Camco SunShield Reflective Motor Home Window Cover - 62" x 30" # CAM45164. This will give you the best protection from the hot Arizona sun.
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