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PostSubject: Re: Rivit got new shoes   Fri Nov 01, 2013 1:03 am

semi related question. how do we get the ssunroof to stay open when the cars off? ( just noticed it in your pic.. looks just like mine.. i wish i had that interior
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PostSubject: Rivit got new shoes   Wed Nov 13, 2013 8:12 pm

Wheels - junk yard 98/PA, "R" caps - GMPartsCenter.net, tires - Toyo Z-900's w chrome stems and inside behind spoke sticky weight balancing. yay
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PostSubject: Re: Rivit got new shoes   Wed Nov 13, 2013 9:15 pm

Perfect....told u brother you needed chrome.Now.....very important.....see if you have vibration @65-70 mp.
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PostSubject: Re: Rivit got new shoes   Wed Nov 13, 2013 9:17 pm

Awesome Riv, homie
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PostSubject: Re: Rivit got new shoes   Thu Nov 14, 2013 9:47 am

What a sick Riv... love the charcoal interior. Rivit, you did the same thing I did. I had the old alloy wheels on my Riv during the first 3-4 years I owned it then switched over to the chromes like you did.

Nice choice cheers
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PostSubject: Re: Rivit got new shoes   Thu Nov 14, 2013 10:12 am

thumbsupGo Chrome Or Go Homethumbsup
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PostSubject: Re: Rivit got new shoes   Thu Nov 14, 2013 11:45 am

Jim, the car looks perfect! Excellent job, and I'm all the more eager to see it in person during the year ahead.

May I ask the pricing on the correct Riviera center caps from GM Parts? I would love to buy a set while they're still available.
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PostSubject: Re: Rivit got new shoes   Thu Nov 14, 2013 1:15 pm

Centurion wrote:

May I ask the pricing on the correct Riviera center caps from GM Parts? I would love to buy a set while they're still available.
Brian,
GMPartsCenter.net, Part #: 9592595, price $84.76 X 4 $339.04 +$8.95 handling =$347.99 afraid (my Christmas present to myself) Caps cost me more than the wheels crazyBut at least didn't have to buy chrome lug nuts rotf

Tell me more about paintless ding removal??? PM if you'd like.

stan wrote:

Perfect....told u brother you needed chrome.Now.....very important.....see if you have vibration @65-70 mp.

Following your advice to date, happy with the way Rivy looks, and smooth sailing at speed.
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PostSubject: Re: Rivit got new shoes   Thu Nov 14, 2013 1:58 pm

Rivit wrote:

Tell me more about paintless ding removal??? PM if you'd like.
Jim, private message has been sent.
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PostSubject: Re: Rivit got new shoes   Thu Nov 14, 2013 4:38 pm

Your a lucky man Jim, that's a "like new Riv". Treat her good and keep her outta the weather. Are those "R" caps new? By the way, I checked GMPartsCenter.net for those "R" caps, the diagrams are not really clear, which part number is the cap you purchased?
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PostSubject: Re: Rivit got new shoes   Thu Nov 14, 2013 5:09 pm

BMD wrote:

Are those "R" caps new? By the way, I checked GMPartsCenter.net for those "R" caps, the diagrams are not really clear, which part number is the cap you purchased?


BMD, I'm copying and pasting e-mail message received from GMPartsCenter:
info@gmpartscenter.net wrote:

Thanks for your inquiry to www.GMPartsCenter.net. The part requested is part # 9592595 chrome cap.... This item(s)can be priced and ordered by part number on the website. Go into the parts catalog and use option \""Search by part#\"", then select and add to your shopping cart. If you have any questions please feel free to call us at 480-991-8585. We look forward to serving you.


I also exchanged e-mails with "Brossman, Dennis [DBrossman@vtaig.com]" Who was most helpful in getting my order placed. yay

Hope the above helps.
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PostSubject: Re: Rivit got new shoes   Thu Nov 14, 2013 5:15 pm

Thanks for that Jim, but can you tell me if they are new?
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PostSubject: Re: Rivit got new shoes   Thu Nov 14, 2013 5:20 pm

Opps, sorry I omitted that bonkYes they are NEW (or maybe New Old Stock)
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PostSubject: Re: Rivit got new shoes   Thu Nov 14, 2013 5:25 pm

Ahhh ok, thanks, keep that car clean, love that charcoal interior too.

Actually, you probably wouldn't be able to tell 'cause your car didn't come with those rims and caps, but next time you have the caps off, can you take a pic of them, ( or I could just ask the guys at GMPartsCenter:tongue: ) but I just wanted to see if the "legs" behind your caps are of the same design as the chrome blank caps that are offered over the internet which I bought for my Dads PA. Those caps have a different design from the OEM ones and can go on and off a million time and never crack. The OEMs are very fragile and if they ever fell into the hands of a careless mechanic you would be sure to lose a couple of them. But if these are new, have the new leg design and include the "R"?, then these are a good deal.
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PostSubject: Re: Rivit got new shoes   Thu Nov 14, 2013 6:49 pm

Looks great! thumbsup

Very nice Riv! bow
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PostSubject: Re: Rivit got new shoes   Tue Nov 19, 2013 11:04 pm

BMD wrote:
...but next time you have the caps off, can you take a pic of them....




BMD, here a cap picture as requested.
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FYI, I intend on being the only one mounting or dismounting these caps, fragile or not. shoot


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PostSubject: Re: Rivit got new shoes   Wed Nov 20, 2013 8:44 pm

Jim, these are absolutely beautiful. Congratulations on your purchase.
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PostSubject: Re: Rivit got new shoes   Wed Nov 20, 2013 9:37 pm

Cool...
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PostSubject: Re: Rivit got new shoes   Sat Nov 23, 2013 1:14 am

Thanks for the pics Jim. Just wanted to let you know that those are OEM caps, in other words they have the fragile legs, so be careful man, take 'em off when they're warm.
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PostSubject: Re: Rivit got new shoes   Sat Nov 23, 2013 2:10 am

Nice caps, I need 1 possibly two of those R caps. I downgraded to the blanks when one fell off and another has broken clips that can probably be rigged. I'm thinking bought ordering one at least to put the R caps back on there
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PostSubject: Re: Rivit got new shoes   Sun Feb 09, 2014 5:03 pm

SNOW SHOES







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PostSubject: Re: Rivit got new shoes   Sun Feb 09, 2014 5:06 pm

Great photos, Jim!

The car looks beautiful -- snow or otherwise!
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PostSubject: Re: Rivit got new shoes   Sun Feb 09, 2014 5:31 pm

Beautiful! Looks soo clean. I just noticed how low your mileage is. Congratulations on finding that gem.
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PostSubject: Re: Rivit got new shoes   Sun Feb 09, 2014 6:12 pm

nice
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PostSubject: Re: Rivit got new shoes   Mon Feb 10, 2014 12:55 am

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