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PostSubject: Softtop Rivi's?   Softtop Rivi's? EmptySun Jul 01, 2007 11:34 am

Has anyone seen a softtop Riviera?

I seen one around my city..........I thought it was bad ass...........unfortunately I don't have a pic...........

And are they called softtops or are they called something else...........
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PostSubject: Re: Softtop Rivi's?   Softtop Rivi's? EmptySun Jul 01, 2007 12:04 pm

I've seen them around. A dealer or aftermarket add-on, seen often on Cadis. Not the best look for the Riviera, imo.

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PostSubject: Re: Softtop Rivi's?   Softtop Rivi's? EmptySun Jul 01, 2007 12:20 pm

dude i seen one in my area it looked real nice..........i bet they cost alot to get put on tho!

i should of took a pic!
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PostSubject: Re: Softtop Rivi's?   Softtop Rivi's? EmptySun Jul 01, 2007 2:08 pm

I see one around here once in a while, silver with black top. I don't care for it at all.
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PostSubject: Re: Softtop Rivi's?   Softtop Rivi's? EmptySun Jul 01, 2007 2:13 pm

I think I'd like it more if: A) it was a convertible, or B) it came that way from the factory. Back in the day GM made real hardtops with vinyl roofs that looked good. They don't do it anymore, so now it's an add-on made of canvas, and those little metal snaps make it look that way. Reminds me of a boat cover...

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PostSubject: Re: Softtop Rivi's?   Softtop Rivi's? EmptySun Jul 01, 2007 6:33 pm

doughboy, what the color combo you saw?

I have seen one around here purple/ black cherry w/ tan top very nice.

I think black with tan would look real serious happy
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PostSubject: Re: Softtop Rivi's?   Softtop Rivi's? EmptySun Jul 01, 2007 7:18 pm

Andysdorm wrote:
I think black with tan would look real serious happy

That combination on a "REAL" convertible would be sharp! thumbsup

I think it looks pretty good on the Reatta anyway. I did talk to a guy that put a Series I Supercharged 3800 into a Reatta, says it runs real good?!?
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PostSubject: Re: Softtop Rivi's?   Softtop Rivi's? EmptySun Jul 01, 2007 8:18 pm

Andysdorm wrote:
doughboy, what the color combo you saw?

I have seen one around here purple/ black cherry w/ tan top very nice.

I think black with tan would look real serious happy

The one I saw.....The car was a blue/silver and the top was a baby blue! and dude had some 22's on it..........it was sick............I think dude live's in chicago because he had a Illinois license's plate.........
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PostSubject: Re: Softtop Rivi's?   Softtop Rivi's? EmptySun Jul 01, 2007 8:20 pm

Andy I think black and tan would be sick too!
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PostSubject: Re: Softtop Rivi's?   Softtop Rivi's? EmptyMon Jul 02, 2007 3:38 am

id be willing to do it............... maybe...................
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PostSubject: Re: Softtop Rivi's?   Softtop Rivi's? EmptyMon Jul 02, 2007 9:04 pm

Travis, you're so easy......... poke
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PostSubject: Re: Softtop Rivi's?   Softtop Rivi's? EmptyMon Jul 02, 2007 10:32 pm

AA wrote:
Not the best look for the Riviera, imo.

agree agree
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PostSubject: Re: Softtop Rivi's?   Softtop Rivi's? EmptyMon Jul 02, 2007 11:53 pm

the soft top would make the Riv even more so a granny mobile. I don't think it would compliment the look you Riv has going for it. Painting the bottom plastic panels would add much more charecter than a soft top.
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PostSubject: Re: Softtop Rivi's?   Softtop Rivi's? EmptyThu Feb 07, 2008 12:47 am

Do You Mean A Hard Top With A Cloth Top If So I Have Of Those
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PostSubject: Re: Softtop Rivi's?   Softtop Rivi's? EmptyThu Feb 07, 2008 1:47 am

i've seen a few but never liked this kind of style.(softtop or vinyl is just not me)
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PostSubject: Re: Softtop Rivi's?   Softtop Rivi's? EmptyThu Feb 07, 2008 8:50 am

BigRay1125 wrote:
Do You Mean A Hard Top With A Cloth Top If So I Have Of Those

It's a hard top, with a soft padded covering on the roof. Far too "formal" looking for my tastes. Seen a couple around here.
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PostSubject: Re: Softtop Rivi's?   Softtop Rivi's? EmptyThu Feb 07, 2008 11:13 am

This weekend I saw a white Ford Fusion with a Creme' colored fabric top (Landau/Carriage Top-style).

For a Fusion it was an amazing transformation from cheap sedan to a luxury feel.

I liked it soo much I'd have it done to my Fusion if I owned one. Some color combos are better than others.
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PostSubject: Re: Softtop Rivi's?   Softtop Rivi's? EmptyThu Feb 07, 2008 1:42 pm

A 'carriage roof', it's called. Gives an infinite amount of class to almost any car it's on. I've seen a couple of Rivs with it, one of them is on this website, and a few Chrysler 300's. Caddies and Lincolns always have them, and some Buicks and Mercuries as well. A classic American touch to the design.
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PostSubject: Re: Softtop Rivi's?   Softtop Rivi's? EmptyThu Feb 07, 2008 2:24 pm

These tops usually go hand in hand with the Presidential Series emblems
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PostSubject: Re: Softtop Rivi's?   Softtop Rivi's? EmptyThu Feb 07, 2008 3:27 pm

eh... i really dont like rust........ so NOOOOOO soft top for me.....
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PostSubject: Re: Softtop Rivi's?   Softtop Rivi's? EmptyThu Feb 07, 2008 7:12 pm

¤DoughBoy¤ wrote:
Andysdorm wrote:
doughboy, what the color combo you saw?

I have seen one around here purple/ black cherry w/ tan top very nice.

I think black with tan would look real serious happy

The one I saw.....The car was a blue/silver and the top was a baby blue! and dude had some 22's on it..........it was sick............I think dude live's in chicago because he had a Illinois license's plate.........
that sounds ghettorific LMAO
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PostSubject: Re: Softtop Rivi's?   Softtop Rivi's? EmptyThu Jul 31, 2008 7:57 pm

yea I got one
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Golf Equipment
Golf is a great sport enjoyed by millions of people around the world. It is also one of the world's most difficult sports. Are you a golfer? If you like play golf? Why do not you own a online store of golf equipment. That is a good view. You will be agreeing with me. ishiner
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Golf Equipment
Golf is a great sport enjoyed by millions of people around the world. It is also one of the world's most difficult sports. Are you a golfer? If you like play golf? Why do not you own a online store of golf equipment. That is a good view. You will be agreeing with me. ishiner

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PostSubject: Re: Softtop Rivi's?   Softtop Rivi's? EmptyFri Apr 23, 2010 8:29 am

hunter23 wrote:
Golf Equipment
Golf is a great sport enjoyed by millions of people around the world. It is also one of the world's most difficult sports. Are you a golfer? If you like play golf? Why do not you own a online store of golf equipment. That is a good view. You will be agreeing with me. ishiner

Sweet grammar, d00d.
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