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Hello Reatta friends

 

I stumbled upon this.  It is custom-made for Allantes, but could possibly work for Reattas--about an inch too wide.  Comes in 4 colors.  Price is $59.  

 

I sent a message to them about making a Reatta drink holder, but it did not sound like it was in their plans.  So, maybe this could be made to fit decently.  

 

Looks great in the Allante.  

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Looks nice. I think it would need to be removed to access the armrest latch on a Reatta but that's probably not a problem.

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Hi Ronnie

 

It would not be a permanent mount.  It could be slid forward if so desired.  

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7 hours ago, bgl said:

Hello Reatta friends

 

I stumbled upon this.  It is custom-made for Allantes, but could possibly work for Reattas--about an inch too wide.  Comes in 4 colors.  Price is $59.  

 

I sent a message to them about making a Reatta drink holder, but it did not sound like it was in their plans.  So, maybe this could be made to fit decently.  

 

Looks great in the Allante.  

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Is there a link to this vendor?

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Not really a link, as the website listed in the ad is not a hot button.  If you go to the Chicago area Craigslist and enter Cadillac Allante, it will show up in one of the ads.  

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On 11/15/2018 at 4:41 PM, bgl said:

Hi Ronnie

 

It would not be a permanent mount.  It could be slid forward if so desired.  

Hi Guys, I purchased one of these for my 90 Convert and I am pleased. The Color match to my saddle interior is great;. Somewhere in this thread it was said that the bottom ears would be about an inch loose; i think its closer to a quarter inch and not a problem at all. Yes you have to slide it forward a little to open the latch but I drink more coffee than I open that latch. All-in-all I think it looks like it came with the car and its very functional.

Murray

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Looks great, but similar to the oak ones that are hand-made -- and very well indeed -- as soon as you place a tall drink in one of those, your ability to shift is encumbered. 

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I have been using the wood ones for years and have never encountered any issue with functionality, plus they can be stained or painted to match your interior and then look great 

 

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I for years have been using a boat style cup holder. If I have a drink I fold it over and us it. I fold it flat when not needed.I mounted it on the console on the passenger side at the fuse box opening. Never in the way or has to be moved. Yet there when I need it.

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17 hours ago, DAVES89 said:

I for years have been using a boat style cup holder. If I have a drink I fold it over and us it. I fold it flat when not needed.I mounted it on the console on the passenger side at the fuse box opening. Never in the way or has to be moved. Yet there when I need it.

Dave, could you post a photo?

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3 hours ago, jgiotto said:

Dave, could you post a photo?

I was thinking the same thing. I have seen Dave's cars but I wasn't observant enough to see the holder🤔

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I also have a center console tan with the built in cup holder fits 90 or 91 I purchased it from Jim Finn a couple years ago  I sold the car  I listed it on buy sell also

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11 hours ago, jgiotto said:

Dave, could you post a photo?

 

This is the Camco Adjustable Drink Holder similar to what Dave has.  The great thing is they fold up and out of the way when not in use. There are many different brands and colors to choose from. 

 

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I built my cup holder for about $3 in about 30 minutes. One screw holds it in. It works great. Drawback is you can't get to the cigarette lighter.

 

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12 hours ago, Ronnie said:

I built my cup holder for about $3 in about 30 minutes. One screw holds it in. It works great. Drawback is you can't get to the cigarette lighter.

 

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Your ride looks really clean!

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1 hour ago, jgiotto said:

Your ride looks really clean!

 

Thanks!  I think this photo was taken right after I gave the interior a good cleaning. The camera flash makes it look a lot shinier than it really is but it's not bad for 30 years old. :)

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Has anyone tried a Riviera arm rest with the built in cup holder? I think it was 91-93 production, only a single cup holder but is OEM and hides away.

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