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MartyMcFlyy31
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PostSubject: Help me with my riviera   Help me with my riviera EmptyThu Jan 26, 2012 6:19 pm

I had stumble across this forum last nite and it's a god sent!!! I love my 95 Riviera and I want it to look the best that it can and what I can afford to spend on it!! So I am looking for some suggestions and any advice!!! I will post some pics tomorrow thanks and I am happy to be part of the team!!!!
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PostSubject: Re: Help me with my riviera   Help me with my riviera EmptyThu Jan 26, 2012 9:10 pm

MartyMcFlyy31 wrote:
I had stumble across this forum last nite and it's a god sent!!! I love my 95 Riviera and I want it to look the best that it can and what I can afford to spend on it!! So I am looking for some suggestions and any advice!!! I will post some pics tomorrow thanks and I am happy to be part of the team!!!!

check the undercarriage/chassis for rust especially on the engine cradle and brake lines...
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MartyMcflyy welcome bro!
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PostSubject: Re: Help me with my riviera   Help me with my riviera EmptyThu Jan 26, 2012 10:31 pm

Welcome aboard! After checking out the chassis like AA suggests, if all looks well, a good place to scavenge ideas would be the "showroom". It may take awhile but you'll find pretty well everything that could be done to improve the overall appeal of the Riviera. wink

here's a great example...
http://rivperformance.editboard.com/t5729-write-up-front-rear-bumper-modification
scroll to pages 30,31 for finished product.
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Welcome its nice to have you here. check your air shocks in back and the air compressor
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get rid of the power seats.together they weigh close to 130 pounds. and never allow fat people in the Riv.The Riv hates that!
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PostSubject: Re: Help me with my riviera   Help me with my riviera EmptyFri Jan 27, 2012 12:23 am

gmann3001 wrote:
Welcome its nice to have you here. check your air shocks in back and the air compressor

The point is you have a 17-year-old car and you need to be sure it's tight before you spend $$$ on "making it pretty" only to find you need some serious work done and are tapped out of cash.
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