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Any suggestions as to the best source, or is everyone selling the from the same original manufacturer?

 

Do any of them come with the bends in the right place, or is this figure it out yourself territory?  I have a set from a well thought of shop that aren't that great.  

 

The good news is that's a big box of stuff emptied.  If its trash, its trash, but I'd like to get the trunk put back together.  

 

Whats out there?

 

 

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Benefits of AACA Membership.

Support your ROA members.  Give Gene Guarnere a shout. I got mine from him.  Good quality.

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Lemme guess the name of the “well thought of shop”…OPGI

 

Too many people still falling in their trap

 

I will have to try Gene when I buy my kit. Thx for the lead

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Thanks Ed. I do have about 50 sets of new cardboard. I do not ship this stuff because it is so expensive. I know it will get bent in transit.   I only charge 50 dollars a set. I have attached a picture with the cardboard stacked in the upper right corner. I am sure my wife will scrap all this stuff someday. Until then it is still available. Thanks Gene.

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Gene- is yours scored or marked for the bends, or I need to figure that out on my own?

 

I could ride up to your place, grab them off the driveway, leave a $50 under a brick and wave hello.  

 

 

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They do have the bending spots. I recommend putting a razor line down that spot before bending. They are all new and I have the trunk remote cover if you need that. Let me know. Thanks Gene.

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Make sure the one you get is for your needs - remote trunk release takes a different piece across the back.

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8 hours ago, abandg said:

I do have about 50 sets of new cardboard. I do not ship this stuff because it is so expensive. I know it will get bent in transit.   I only charge 50 dollars a set.


If u don’t ship, where do u live? Please say SoCal 🤞🏼

 

BTW, nice collection of parts 👍🏼

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On 4/12/2020 at 4:22 AM, abandg said:

I do have about 50 sets of new cardboard. I do not ship this stuff because it is so expensive. I know it will get bent in transit. I only charge 50 dollars a set.


Gene, I’m sure u have plenty of time left to sell off all your parts before u let your wife scrap them.
 

How about reconsidering shipping?? I’ll buy a cardboard kit. An idea crossed my mind. Have u heard of Luan 1/4” plywood? Its sold at the big box stores & some hardware stores too. I’m thinking if u sandwich the cardboard between two pieces of Luan & wrap the whole thing with packing tape? Maybe it’ll hold its shape? I’ll be the first guinea pig haha. Are u in?

 

Edit: 65 Rivi kit pls 😬

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RockinRiv, ever met a person who really does not like to do a certain thing no matter what? Well, Gene really really does not like to ship.

Gene, is the only supplier that had the rubber grommet for the Freon hoses for the firewall. I’m in Baltimore so it is a nice drive up to South Philly. Also, South Philly has places that make a right Good cheese steak submarine sandwich. Gene is always good for the treat. Gene has everything.

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On 4/12/2020 at 11:11 AM, Zimm63 said:

Gene- is yours scored or marked for the bends, or I need to figure that out on my own?

 

I could ride up to your place, grab them off the driveway, leave a $50 under a brick and wave hello.  

 

 

Zimm, I bought my card board from Gene for the trunk liner. Then I sent the cardboard to a shop in NC. The shop applied gray vinyl to the cardboard that looks good and easy to clean. Additionally, the shop supplied the floor fabric liner as well. I like it.

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Gene,

  If you decide to ship I would be good for 2 sets of the trunk cardboard. Maybe shrink wrap it after the plywood?

Tom

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So lemme get this straight. Gene has a gold mine of parts but we can’t buy any of it cuz he won’t ship?

 

BTW, GENE, I read your bio & saw that your  dad is Wild Bill from the Band of Brothers? WOW!! Tell him I said THANK U FOR HIS SERVICE!!

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Dave, I ship a lot of parts. I don't like to ship anything large as the cost is high and customers don't want to pay that much. I have sent a set of cardboard to Tennessee and the shipping was 50 dollars. Also fenders, hood, bumpers are all big ticket items and you never know how people respond to the item after it is shipped. I will take anything back that I send out even if the customer does not want it. This is my no wining clause that I stand by. This would be expensive if someone is not satisfied with a large item. The cost for them to send it back can be very high. Thus it creates a lot of wining. I hope this clears up my shipping policy. I will ship you cardboard if you want to pay the shipping but it will not be covered by the no wining clause. Your Riviera friend. Gene. Yes my dad was a cool guy and drove a Riviera for many years. He passed away in 2014. We had a statue made of him. He's at the Reading air show greeting people. He loved meeting people and they enjoyed meeting him. It was a great time for me and my family.

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🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸Truly the Greatest Generation. 
Thanks to all who served. 

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Thank u for clearing up the shipping “no whining” policy haha. I will get back to u on whether I wanna pay $50 more for shipping. Probably still a good deal. But I just dropped my car off for an alignment. Holding to get rid of a vibration. Last time he aligned it for me he charged me $200. Not a lot of money but the wife just got laid off due to the virus. So I’m sure she’ll be reminding me when I go to pay the alignment guy  😩

 

Sorry for your loss (your dad, Wild Bill). I was confused about him still being around. I thought u mentioned he was still around. Sorry. Great statue, sir…I love it…I would’ve loved to have met him. 

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Gene,

 

I'm near enough toTom, maybe ship 3 at the same time?

 

 

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Now that sounds like a win/win for everyone involved

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3 hours ago, riv2x4 said:

Gene,

 

I'm near enough toTom, maybe ship 3 at the same time?

 

 

Larry,

  Normally under the present circumstances you would need to stay one Riviera length away when you pick up...however, I modified a dual quad air cleaner into a respirator so we should be OK

Tom

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It's pretty much a given on the Buick forums that "If there are no pictures, it didn't happen."  Gonna have to see that respirator. 😁

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I will check on shipping for three sets. Larry send me your zip code and city. Gene.

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38 minutes ago, abandg said:

I will check on shipping for three sets. Larry send me your zip code and city. Gene.

 

2 hours ago, RivNut said:

It's pretty much a given on the Buick forums that "If there are no pictures, it didn't happen."  Gonna have to see that respirator. 😁

That`s not a Buick forum thing, that`s an Ed Raner thing...

Tom

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41 minutes ago, abandg said:

I will check on shipping for three sets. Larry send me your zip code and city. Gene.

Gene,

 I`m near enough to Larry, maybe you could throw in 2 sets for me?

Tom

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14 minutes ago, 1965rivgs said:

 

That`s not a Buick forum thing, that`s an Ed Raner thing...

Tom

Mr. Earl initiated this, not me. 😎

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