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PostSubject: Re: Jax95Riv   Wed Aug 08, 2007 11:08 pm

Wow... A design icon. Probably the best body styling to ever come from Cadillac, one of my all-time favs as well. You don't see those rolling down the street every day. So why are you getting rid of the Riv? You'll need a daily driver, especially when you need to make repairs to that Toro FWD system - good luck finding parts at reasonable prices. What a car, and black too! Nice find!

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'98 SC Riviera 268k 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 180 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


'05 GTO 49k miles 0-60: 4.8s 16.9 avg MPG Nelson Ledges Lap: 1:26
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PostSubject: Re: Jax95Riv   Wed Aug 08, 2007 11:09 pm

I've got to tell you Jack, That year is my favorite Eldorado,I love the hidden headlights(65 Riv). I had a 1979 Eldorado,and liked it a lot.... pimp
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PostSubject: Re: Jax95Riv   Sun Aug 12, 2007 11:18 am

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Wow... A design icon. Probably the best body styling to ever come from Cadillac, one of my all-time favs as well. You don't see those rolling down the street every day. So why are you getting rid of the Riv? You'll need a daily driver, especially when you need to make repairs to that Toro FWD system - good luck finding parts at reasonable prices. What a car, and black too! Nice find!
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Don't get rid of the Riv!
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PostSubject: Re: Jax95Riv   Sun Jul 20, 2008 3:28 pm

New pics of the Riv with 5% window tint...





15% is legal in Oklahoma, but it's not really enforced unless they are just looking for a reason to pull you over. I like the 5%. It keeps the car cooler. I just drive it to work and on the weekends so I don't drive it at night. You can see at night. It just takes a little more effort. These pics were taken on top of a parking garage downtown.
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PostSubject: Re: Jax95Riv   Sun Jul 20, 2008 3:44 pm

Looks GREAT Jack, sharp as hell on that Black Riv! thumbsup
Makes me think about doing mine?!?

This view shows the tint very well:
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PostSubject: Re: Jax95Riv   Sun Jul 20, 2008 3:51 pm

I love your car! Damn now I wantr to do the tint on my car.
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PostSubject: Re: Jax95Riv   Sun Jul 20, 2008 5:44 pm

If you do get yourself an eldorado or deville, I have a '76 500" motor with a street/strip cam, rockers, rod bolts, etc w/ 10K miles on the build that pulls like hell, had it in my suburban for a few years, saved the motor when I scrapped the 'burb... I've been trying to figure out what to do with the engine.
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PostSubject: Re: Jax95Riv   Sun Jul 20, 2008 6:27 pm

man that is one sharp looking riv. Where you get the exhaust tips at? is it a full exhaust system or just tip?
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PostSubject: Re: Jax95Riv   Mon Jul 21, 2008 6:59 pm

Thanks guys. I appreciate the comments. Black looks great, but it sure is hot when it's a hundred effin degrees outside. I guess anything is though.

deekster_caddy wrote:
If you do get yourself an eldorado or deville, I have a '76 500" motor with a street/strip cam, rockers, rod bolts, etc w/ 10K miles on the build that pulls like hell, had it in my suburban for a few years, saved the motor when I scrapped the 'burb... I've been trying to figure out what to do with the engine.

I still want a '67 Eldo. I shouldn't have left the one I was looking at get away. I decided to hang on to the riv and find an Eldo too. The Riv means more to me than the dollar value it's worth unfortunately. So I might as well keep it. My biggest concern about the Eldo is where to get the transmission worked on in that beast.

The exhaust tips are just that...just the tips for now. I'll do a DP in the future but that's about it. I like her running quiet. That way I can here the S/C and the FWI.
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PostSubject: Re: Jax95Riv   Mon Jul 21, 2008 7:23 pm

Save the high res photos for the '09 calender. Your Riv is looking great, Jack!!!

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'98 SC Riviera 268k 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 180 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


'05 GTO 49k miles 0-60: 4.8s 16.9 avg MPG Nelson Ledges Lap: 1:26
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