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Jim Reed

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PostSubject: new member   Tue Jan 27, 2009 9:52 am

I've just acquired a like-new 96 Riviera with 65K miles. I've been in love with the body styling since it came out in 95, and wanted to get one while there are many fine examples around. As a mechanical engineer (retired), I always considered the Riviera's engine antiquated, but now in my later years I admit that it does have its good points. The original owner of this car was an absolute nut (like me) in his car care. For instance when rotating the wheels, he always washed the inside of the wheels also. He also waxed the inside of the door and trunk painted panels. The engine compartment was so clean there was no place to get your hands smudged at all. Paid a premium price ($9250), but what I was looking for.
Looking forward keeping up with forum info. There is a bit of info I'm looking for now---availability of aftermarket "heavy-duty", i.e. more firm, suspension components
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PostSubject: Re: new member   Tue Jan 27, 2009 9:57 am

Welcome Jim. Great to have you, glad u found us.
Cant find what ur lookin for with the serach feature? Just ask- these guys are very helpful and love to help!
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PostSubject: Re: new member   Tue Jan 27, 2009 4:54 pm

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PostSubject: Re: new member   Tue Jan 27, 2009 5:21 pm

Welcome! Let's see some pics of CLEAN!
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PostSubject: Re: new member   Tue Jan 27, 2009 6:31 pm

welcome to the forum, Jim from another Jim! cheers
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PostSubject: Re: new member   Tue Jan 27, 2009 6:33 pm

Welcome to the greatest riv forum out there!

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PostSubject: Re: new member   Wed Jan 28, 2009 7:19 am

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PostSubject: Re: new member   Wed Jan 28, 2009 12:24 pm

what's up Jim Reed welcome here!
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PostSubject: Re: new member   Wed Jan 28, 2009 8:16 pm

Welcome to the Forum thumbsup
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