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PostSubject: Tape/CD holder   Tape/CD holder EmptyThu Nov 19, 2009 9:30 am

First post here guys. Just bought a 97 Riv and it came with the tape holder not the CD holder. Does anyone know if you can replace just the holder or would I have to go in a new direction? thanks
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PostSubject: Re: Tape/CD holder   Tape/CD holder EmptyWed Dec 09, 2009 12:13 pm

If anyone has a write-up for the removal of the CD holder it would be appreciated. I think this would be the best spot for boost and temp gauges but I'm not very good working around plastic clips and don't want to ruin an otherwise good looking dash.
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PostSubject: Re: Tape/CD holder   Tape/CD holder EmptyWed Dec 09, 2009 12:41 pm

This may help with removal: Write-Up: Center Console Removal

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PostSubject: Re: Tape/CD holder   Tape/CD holder EmptyWed Dec 09, 2009 12:48 pm

Welcome Steve!
Post up some pic's of your 97!
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PostSubject: Re: Tape/CD holder   Tape/CD holder EmptyWed Dec 09, 2009 5:33 pm

The ashtray and CD holders pull straight out. The whole piece is held in by clips. Very easy.
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PostSubject: Re: Tape/CD holder   Tape/CD holder EmptyThu Dec 10, 2009 6:49 pm

AA wrote:
This may help with removal: Write-Up: Center Console Removal
Larry is right, it just pulls out.

The link Aaron posted shows the figure that tells you exactly where the clips are located, would be helpful on where to "pull", where the clip are read
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PostSubject: Re: Tape/CD holder   Tape/CD holder EmptyThu Dec 10, 2009 7:38 pm

The CD and tape holders snap into a socket on the back of the console face. You can take one out and put the other one in.

I picked up one from the local parts yard for my car,.....and the guy I bought my car from had a spare of each,..but I didn't take them. I have no use for mine,...I just put it in there to fill the hole.

I can't confirm it,..but I think on the '99's they replaced it with a trip computer or something. It's exremely hard to find pics of stuff on this site, so i haven;t been able to find a good pic or info on the changes to the last year. (I think they also added an "exit" button to the drivers' seat.).
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PostSubject: Re: Tape/CD holder   Tape/CD holder EmptyThu Dec 10, 2009 8:45 pm

Unfortunately, the 7th generation Rivieras never had trip computers, the '99s still had the music holder.

[Correction: our cars are Gen 8... I forgot that the Riv had to follow the downsized RWD LeSabre for '77-'78.]

All years had an Exit button for the driver's seat, if they had the MSM option.


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PostSubject: Re: Tape/CD holder   Tape/CD holder EmptyFri Dec 11, 2009 12:43 pm

duckstu wrote:
I can't confirm it,..but I think on the '99's they replaced it with a trip computer or something. It's exremely hard to find pics of stuff on this site, so i haven;t been able to find a good pic or info on the changes to the last year. (I think they also added an "exit" button to the drivers' seat.).
No trip computer in mine. Just the run-of-the-mill CD holders. yawn
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PostSubject: Re: Tape/CD holder   Tape/CD holder EmptyFri Dec 11, 2009 1:41 pm

duckstu wrote:
The CD and tape holders snap into a socket on the back of the console face. You can take one out and put the other one in.

I picked up one from the local parts yard for my car,.....and the guy I bought my car from had a spare of each,..but I didn't take them. I have no use for mine,...I just put it in there to fill the hole.

I can't confirm it,..but I think on the '99's they replaced it with a trip computer or something. It's exremely hard to find pics of stuff on this site, so i haven;t been able to find a good pic or info on the changes to the last year. (I think they also added an "exit" button to the drivers' seat.).

The wife's 99 has the exit button, very cool feature, it is.

Bert tavis
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PostSubject: Re: Tape/CD holder   Tape/CD holder EmptyFri Dec 11, 2009 5:42 pm

ibmoses wrote:
duckstu wrote:
The CD and tape holders snap into a socket on the back of the console face. You can take one out and put the other one in.

I picked up one from the local parts yard for my car,.....and the guy I bought my car from had a spare of each,..but I didn't take them. I have no use for mine,...I just put it in there to fill the hole.

I can't confirm it,..but I think on the '99's they replaced it with a trip computer or something. It's exremely hard to find pics of stuff on this site, so i haven;t been able to find a good pic or info on the changes to the last year. (I think they also added an "exit" button to the drivers' seat.).

The wife's 99 has the exit button, very cool feature, it is.

Bert tavis

My 98 has the exit button too.
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PostSubject: Re: Tape/CD holder   Tape/CD holder EmptyFri Dec 11, 2009 6:18 pm

As I said above, all the cars with Memory Seat & Mirrors have an Exit button...
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PostSubject: Re: Tape/CD holder   Tape/CD holder EmptyFri Dec 18, 2009 3:06 pm

Ha.
I've owned my '99 for a year and a half and just noticed the exit button yesterday. (I'm the only one that drives it.)
Interesting.
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PostSubject: Re: Tape/CD holder   Tape/CD holder EmptyFri Dec 18, 2009 3:09 pm

Welcome Steve! Just got here myself and between theses guys and all of the links my 8 hour shift is just about over! Merry X-mas Everyone!
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