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Re: OEM vs. generic floormats ('90 V8Q)
At 02:17 PM 12/11/96 PST, you wrote:
My parents have Cannon mats in both of ther Benz's. They are kind of a
thick rubber and are incredible in the winter. They also hold like a quart
or gallon of liquid or something in case you spill or you have snow all over
your feet. They make many sizes for most cars. Should fit a big V8 no prob.
>>My V8 (bought used) did not come with floormats. Just black carpeting.
>> The carpet is in good shape and I'd like to keep it that way.
>>Did the car originally come with mats; carpeted or rubber? Did the OEM mats
>>have any special features or ornamentation which makes them especially
>>desirable? (...other than holes to accommodate the mat positioning pegs in
>>front of the seats?)
>>The nearest Audi dealer and a local "performance" shop are quoting very
>>similar prices for "OEM quality" mats (~$120). My wife has noted that Al's
>>Auto Supply has car mats for $35 a set. How hard should I lobby for the
>>Real Thing? Is it worth it? Do you have a preferred vendor for floor mats?
>>I'd like some input before Christmas! Thanks.
>> -Andy Tiura