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PostSubject: New to the Forum - 97 Riviera   Sat Apr 14, 2012 7:31 am

Hi,
I have been looking for a site specific to Rivieras. Hope to learn and share more about my car by using this site.
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PostSubject: Re: New to the Forum - 97 Riviera   Sat Apr 14, 2012 8:27 am

Welcome to the group, Gary.. ..Glad you found us.

Get some pics posted when you get a chance. hi
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PostSubject: Re: New to the Forum - 97 Riviera   Sat Apr 14, 2012 3:26 pm

welcome,Gary!
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PostSubject: Re: New to the Forum - 97 Riviera   Sat Apr 14, 2012 8:23 pm

Thanks guys. I logged back in and posted a few pics in the Showroom. One thing thats been bugging me since I bought this car is how warm it gets in stop and go. I see it is a factory thermostat, but I just get nervous sitting in traffic when my temp is 210 degrees. Old school, I guess. I'll be putting in a 180 thermostat this Summer...
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PostSubject: Re: New to the Forum - 97 Riviera   Sat Apr 14, 2012 8:42 pm

gdoody01 wrote:
Thanks guys. I logged back in and posted a few pics in the Showroom. One thing thats been bugging me since I bought this car is how warm it gets in stop and go. I see it is a factory thermostat, but I just get nervous sitting in traffic when my temp is 210 degrees. Old school, I guess. I'll be putting in a 180 thermostat this Summer...

That is completely normal. The fans turn on around that temperature to bring the temperature down. if you run the A/C, the fans will run all the time and it will stay cooler. Not sure if the 180 stat will change that. If you can alter the fan turn on temperature, that would be a better solution.

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PostSubject: Re: New to the Forum - 97 Riviera   Sat Apr 14, 2012 10:06 pm

Glad you found us! glad your with us! happy
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