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fieromanie
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Name : Pierre Lauzon
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PostSubject: A gift from my father   A gift from my father EmptySat May 22, 2010 10:11 am

Hi everyone...
My name is Pierre Lauzon from Montreal Quebec.I am now the proud owner of a 1997 Riviera. My father bought it new . The car has now 132000 kilo.it is all original, it even have the original rotor and pads......The color is Teal with matching interior.According to compnine.com only 628 cars were shipped north of the border.My Pontiac Fiero is now gone , welcome Riviera....
This is the 4th Riviera in the family. My father bought his first in 68. I learned to drive with this 1968 brown Riv .He owned a 68, 74, 78(or 77) and the 97..
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PostSubject: Re: A gift from my father   A gift from my father EmptySat May 22, 2010 10:13 am

Welcome, Pierre!

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'98 SC Riviera • 281k miles • 298 HP/370 TQ • 0-60: 5.79s • ET: 13.97 @ 99.28 • 4087 lb • 20.1 avg MPG • Nelson Ledges Lap: 1:30
3.4" pulley • AL104 plugs • 180º t-stat • FWI w/K&N • 1.9:1 rockers • OR pushrods • LS6 valve springs • SLP headers • ZZP fuel rails
KYB GR2 struts • MaxAir shocks • Addco sway bars • UMI bushings • GM STB • Enkei 18" EV5s w/ Dunlop DZ101s • F-body calipers
EBC bluestuff/Hawk HP plus • SS lines • Brembo slotted discs • DHP tuned • Aeroforce • Hidden Hitch

^^^ SOLD ^^^ frown

'05 GTO • 85k miles • 0-60: 4.8s • 16.9 avg MPG • Nelson Ledges Lap: 1:26
Because fun


'70 Olds Ninety-Eight Holiday Coupe • 116k miles • 455 Rocket V8
Because cool


'95 Celica • 152k miles • 0-60: yes
Because free
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fieromanie
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Name : Pierre Lauzon
Age : 64
Location : montreal qc canada
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PostSubject: Re: A gift from my father   A gift from my father EmptySat May 22, 2010 10:37 am

Some pics of my new summer car..
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Hummmm, links from webshot.com do not work.......
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DEMonte1997
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PostSubject: Re: A gift from my father   A gift from my father EmptySat May 22, 2010 12:25 pm

Welcome!!!!

Try imageshack wink
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stan
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PostSubject: Re: A gift from my father   A gift from my father EmptySat May 22, 2010 2:50 pm

Hi and welcome Pierre
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fieromanie
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Name : Pierre Lauzon
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PostSubject: Re: A gift from my father   A gift from my father EmptySat May 22, 2010 3:56 pm

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Pics taken this morning..
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PostSubject: Re: A gift from my father   A gift from my father EmptySat May 22, 2010 4:06 pm

bienvenue mon ami! bon courage!
im a ranger fan. sorry
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stan
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PostSubject: Re: A gift from my father   A gift from my father EmptySat May 22, 2010 4:34 pm

nice ride Pierre.
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PostSubject: Re: A gift from my father   A gift from my father EmptySat May 22, 2010 11:06 pm

Welcome! Very nice ride, you are lucky!!
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fieromanie
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Name : Pierre Lauzon
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PostSubject: Re: A gift from my father   A gift from my father EmptyMon May 24, 2010 2:29 pm

Thanks everyone..
The good about this car. Almost everything.
The bad : fuel gage do not work, i have a water leak in the trunk, coming from the lenses, i think...
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PostSubject: Re: A gift from my father   A gift from my father EmptyMon May 24, 2010 5:06 pm

Welcome to the forum!

I have a twin! My Riv is the same color, only a '95.
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playa
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PostSubject: Re: A gift from my father   A gift from my father EmptyMon May 24, 2010 5:33 pm

Look at those cornering lights!!! Must have been garaged it whole life and never driven in the rain? Leak in the trunk is common and there's a thread about it coming from the lenses.

Overall, very pretty car cheers
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PostSubject: Re: A gift from my father   A gift from my father EmptyMon May 24, 2010 7:34 pm

Nice ride! I had a monster leak in my trunk, one of the seams behind the lights split, it was a water fall in there whenever it rained.
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PostSubject: Re: A gift from my father   A gift from my father EmptyMon May 24, 2010 7:47 pm

Now that's something you don't see everyday.... A two car garage that will actually hold 2 cars.

I have one of those and have never seen 2 cars in it. Too many tools and bikes.

I swear that this winter I Will fit the Riv inside.

But, I did see this nice Hydraulic Press on sale...........

BTW, Welcome and very nice car.
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PostSubject: Re: A gift from my father   A gift from my father EmptyMon May 24, 2010 9:44 pm

as i said before-nice ride
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PostSubject: Re: A gift from my father   A gift from my father EmptyMon May 24, 2010 11:30 pm

Rickw wrote:
Now that's something you don't see everyday.... A two car garage that will actually hold 2 cars.

Tell me about it... My dad originally had a garage built into the house, and after about 10 years he had a detached garage built that would hold the Lincoln, the pickup truck, a work bench and a whole bunch of crap! tongue
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fieromanie
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Name : Pierre Lauzon
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PostSubject: Re: A gift from my father   A gift from my father EmptySun Sep 09, 2012 7:05 pm

Sadly the car is now for sale....My new toy in a Nissan 350Z 2006.
http://www.autotrader.ca/a/Buick/Riviera/CARIGNAN/Quebec/19_6072828_/?showcpo=ShowCPO
I wish i could keep it but the driveway is not big enough. I also have a 2003 GMC Envoy. My wife wants to keep the Envoy so the riv has to go sad
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PostSubject: Re: A gift from my father   A gift from my father EmptyMon Sep 10, 2012 12:29 pm

fieromanie wrote:
Sadly the car is now for sale....My new toy in a Nissan 350Z 2006.
http://www.autotrader.ca/a/Buick/Riviera/CARIGNAN/Quebec/19_6072828_/?showcpo=ShowCPO
I wish i could keep it but the driveway is not big enough. I also have a 2003 GMC Envoy. My wife wants to keep the Envoy so the riv has to go sad

I was gonna say the american way is to fix the small driveway problem, not the too many vehicles - north american way?
Anyway I don't know if you had your heart set on a z already but why not just build another fiero that can wipe the floor with a z since you're already comfortable with 'em?
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