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About Schmiddy

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  1. How cool is that plate!!!! The month and year I was born! πŸ˜‰
  2. Hi Tom This behavior went with me too as I replaced the black strip and put back the console shifter plate into the console... The problem was (and maybe it is what happens to you), that the strip was not well aligned and hit somewhere and "blocked" the lower gears. So I put a slick sheet at that place so that it didn't stuck anymore... Don't know if this helps for your problem, but for me it did. Good luck!!!
  3. Well done Dave! And a very nice procedure on that vid. Thanks for sharing!!! πŸ€©πŸ‘ I used a similar way to fix the broken holder of my center console. I glued a small sheet of aluminum with epoxy to reinforce it before drill the new hole.
  4. Every time it is published, I’m excited about the cool articles and the featured Rivs in the Riview... a real enrichment for every Riviera owner!!! πŸ˜œπŸ‘πŸ»
  5. Hey TampaRiv Congrats on that great buy and I wish you all the best while the resto of this good looking 63! I like the color combination quite a lot! 🀩 I got great help here in this forum while the resto of my 65 and I'm sure, you too will get a lot of very good inputs from the very nice and talented people here around! Welcome and have fun!
  6. I just followed your build Dave... damn, and you say mine is better??? I'm extremely impressed about your work, a lot looks way better than I did and if I could go back, I would do a few things like you did! Of course I had some "dΓ©ja-vus" 'cos there is no other way to do it like we both did and I like the photos and the way you do this whole resto in a very passionate way - great work mate and thank you so much for having mention me and my work, I do very appreciate and I'm very, very happy that I could give some inspiration and little hints. It's all about passion, man, I will keep an eye on you and your amazing '65 Riv πŸ† - I'm already in love with it Dave! 😍 Cya
  8. I know Kenny and his father pretty well, two very great guys I appreciate a lot! As a hotrod, this 64 Riv is fabulous and absolutely outstanding. Kenneth and Kenny did while over seven years such a great work on it and they call the car "Deception". I had the great opportunity to do some graphic designs for them. By the way, Kenny is a great rock guitar player and singer! Check out the Band: Kenneth Sr. drives a pretty cool Buick too: Here find an other interesting interview of Kenny about his 64Riv:
  9. Wow David, this looks absolutely awesome!!! Great job! 🀘🀩
  10. Wow Winston, amazing how it turned out! Congrats!!! πŸ€©πŸ‘ŒπŸ₯‡
  11. 🀣 OK, I got caught, Ed πŸ˜‰ ... Looks like I can not escape this noose! πŸ™ˆ I must admit, the look of this young blonde does not leave me completely cold - and driving a '65 Riv, underscores her good taste. Fits absolutely to my booty scheme!!! 🀘😎🀩 *hahaha* And what is your point of view about this creature and her vehicle??? πŸ˜‡
  12. Hey Ed! Well... I guess its the 65! πŸ˜‚ ...right, as I saw the vid on the other thread, I googled a bit and found some more pics abou Tonya. Definitely a "Girl on Buicks", don't you agree? πŸ˜„Specially the last one of Mr. Earl! 🀘😎
  13. Also kind of "Girls on Buicks"... Yamila Zabaljauregui, she made the cool drawing of my 65 Riv. A cute fine young lady from Argentinia.