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      10-11-2008, 01:58 AM   #1
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Driver's mat - how to keep it from sliding out of place?

I hate the fact that my mat slides forward all the time. It's so annoying.

Has anybody here figured out a way to keep it in place?
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      10-11-2008, 02:30 AM   #2
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oh yeah!
It happened to me too!
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yeah man, I hate constantly trying to scoop it back into place with my heel
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velcro at the corners!
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Does yours not have the circular velcro on the mat and carpeting?
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Yeah, my OEM matts came with two large velcro pads that screw into the floor.
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I hate the fact that my mat slides forward all the time. It's so annoying.

Has anybody here figured out a way to keep it in place?
Happened to me for the 1st 2 months I had my car. My dealer gave me 2 sets of mats and both sets didn't have the pads already installed. Then I discovered that the velcro pads were in a plastic bag under my trunk where the spare wheel would be. Go check there. They're 2 little round disks.
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I've been using these for about 15 years now

http://www.amazon.com/Bell-96-1-Supe.../dp/B000CC0HYU
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Thanks all for your tips.

I do have the velcro pads - but somehow they lost their grip.

I will try replacing with new pads.
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My car came with plastic hooks that go through the eyelets in the mats and screw into the floor. Had them on my last car too and they work great.
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i just use a big paper clip
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i think i misunderstood the topic. lol. i use a paper clip to fasten the plastic mat onto the oem mat. the other mat has a velcro under it.
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Happened to me for the 1st 2 months I had my car. My dealer gave me 2 sets of mats and both sets didn't have the pads already installed. Then I discovered that the velcro pads were in a plastic bag under my trunk where the spare wheel would be. Go check there. They're 2 little round disks.
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