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Steve98
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PostSubject: My new black 96 Riv   Thu Jan 17, 2019 6:19 pm

Hello, everyone. I hope you are all doing well and your Rivs are running great. Recently, I found myself unexpectedly in the market for a car and there happened to be a decent '96 Riv available nearby. I had a black 98 several years ago and posted a bit on this forum. I always regretted selling that car, so now I've gotten another. My family thinks I am crazy.



It's getting to be late in the game for owning a Riv, I guess, but I'm thrilled have another one. It's got 107k miles and is generally well preserved. It has a bunch of fairly small issues that I'm going to address. It needs mounts and gaskets and I'm going to put in new plugs. I'm very happy to be among you guys again! - Steve



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PostSubject: Re: My new black 96 Riv   Thu Jan 17, 2019 10:23 pm

Very nice! Welcome back.  hi  
if you're crazy  bonk , you're in good company!!
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PostSubject: Re: My new black 96 Riv   Thu Jan 17, 2019 11:48 pm

Welcome back brother. Nice Riv.
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PostSubject: Re: My new black 96 Riv   Fri Jan 18, 2019 10:11 am

Black! shocked I'd love to find a black one!

Welcome back, ya psycho lmao
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PostSubject: Re: My new black 96 Riv   Fri Jan 18, 2019 3:01 pm

The Riv looks nice! The floormats, is there a tag saying who made them? My drivers side factory mat is worn, I am sort of shopping for a replacement set.
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PostSubject: Re: My new black 96 Riv   Fri Jan 18, 2019 5:41 pm

Good luck.

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PostSubject: Re: My new black 96 Riv   Sat Jan 19, 2019 8:41 am

Good luck on your Riv. Good eye on the floor mats albertj, I wouldn't mind a set of them too.
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PostSubject: Re: My new black 96 Riv   Sat Jan 19, 2019 12:12 pm

Thanks, guys! The tag on the floor mat says it was made by Mat Works, LTD.

https://matworks.com/

That's a company right here in the town where I live, Alpharetta, GA. The previous owner had them custom made. I can contact him about them if anyone wants more information.
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PostSubject: Re: My new black 96 Riv   Sat Jan 19, 2019 12:49 pm

Steve98 wrote:
Thanks, guys! The tag on the floor mat says it was made by Mat Works, LTD.

https://matworks.com/

That's a company right here in the town where I live, Alpharetta, GA. The previous owner had them custom made. I can contact him about them if anyone wants more information.

Hmmm...

A 'group buy" might be good on price but they are a pain to coordinate.

Auto Custom Carpets in Anniston AL has exact-fit patterns already for the 96-99 Riv. They will not embroider any Riviera script, however, on the mats. They will do a nice Buick tri-shield.

I have some ideas.

It looks like he *might* have simply purchased the standard FWD mats and asked to add the pre-1995 Riviera script as a monogram. See this page: https://matworks.com/collections/monogram-custom-car-truck-mats

However, they *do* say you can call for quote on factory style mats. Look on the right side of the page at the mat pictures, partway down.

https://matworks.com/collections/monogram-custom-car-truck-mats/products/factory-style-car-mats

For $169 the set they will make pats from one of their patterns to fit and digitize what you want for embroidery.

For that much, maybe they will make a mat having a flap for the "dead pedal" and rubber heel pad for the driver's side.

Hmmm.

I am thinking to work out a deal. Srjen are you really in for this? might be a couple benjamins?

Albertj
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PostSubject: Re: My new black 96 Riv   Sat Jan 19, 2019 7:49 pm

I have a set with the tri-shield, the pre 95 script would be nice, 2 bills seams a bit high. I'm gonna look at Wilberts, the Buick specialist in Webster, ny. Been in business for a long time, have ton of Buick stuff. You might have heard of them. Gonna see if they have a website, I think they are on facebook.
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PostSubject: Re: My new black 96 Riv   Sat Jan 19, 2019 7:53 pm

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PostSubject: Re: My new black 96 Riv   Sat Jan 19, 2019 8:07 pm

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PostSubject: Re: My new black 96 Riv   Sat Jan 19, 2019 8:09 pm

This sucks, the interior of my car is burgundy so if I want nice carpet mats I'm going to have to spend a fortune. I don't even need the back.
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PostSubject: Re: My new black 96 Riv   Sat Jan 19, 2019 10:39 pm

srjen1 wrote:
I have a set with the tri-shield, the pre 95 script would be nice,  2 bills seams a bit high.  I'm gonna look at Wilberts, the Buick specialist in Webster, ny.   Been in business for a long time, have ton of Buick stuff.  You might have heard of them.  Gonna see if they have a website, I think they are on facebook.

*Yes* I am still rolling on a set of factory alloys I bought from Wilberts and refinished to use for winter tires (I have chromes for summers)

I don't know if anyone besides us wants these - the price for custom mats on the site was $169.- - also check rockauto.com they sell custom mats too. (for less $$$ - more like $$).
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PostSubject: Re: My new black 96 Riv   Sun Jan 20, 2019 12:46 am

Nice
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