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The front carpets in the footwells of my car are not fixed to the floor in any way and always get scuffed up when I or any passengers get in and out. I could glue/screw them down, but it looks as though no-one has done this in the past and possibly used mats of some sort. My question is - does anyone know if you can get mats to fit a 308 GT4? They certainly don't sell them in Halfords!
 

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Don't those anti-slip mats help? you can glue the to the carpets, but you don't have to glue the to the floor, so you can always change them
 

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I had exactly the same problem Andy - the dealer asked me if I wanted him to put the little turn keys in them - the ones that stick to the floor and go through a little hole in the mat, then turn to lock it.

It's made a real difference - and they look in keeping with the rest of the car. Maybe you could try using them.

If you don't know what I'm talking about - let me know, and I'll take a pic at the weekend.
 

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I have experienced the same problem. The previous owner bought a set of mats that in my opinion, are of poor quality. Thankfully, the driver's side mat stays relatively in place, so I'm not bothered by the other ones (only the passenger's side moves around alot, but I rarely carry passengers when I drive).

Bazil's idea sounds like it would work with what you have. I'm curious too, to see what these little turn-screws (DZUS fasteners?) look like...
 

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[quote='75 308 GT4 (Peter)]
Bazil's idea sounds like it would work with what you have. I'm curious too, to see what these little turn-screws (DZUS fasteners?) look like...[/quote]

They are similar to the snaps used on toneau covers on pick up trucks. they attach the turn piece to the floor, and attach metal grommets to the mat, In my old Tr7, I actually used snap buttons to keep my mats in place. and it looked like a factory application.

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Right - even though it's bloody freezing outside - I've taken a couple of pictures!!

First one is from directly above - to show you where the outside, drivers side fastner is - there's another one in the other back corner too.

Second one is a close up - in case you don't get what it is from the first one.

Third one is to prove that it's actually quite clean - which it doesn't look in the first two!!! Think I may have to lift that little flap and clean under there - it doesn't look too good!!! :ugh:
 

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Thanks for posting those Bazil. Yes, those are the type of fasteners used for tonneau tops. I've seen those available at my local hardware store (under Automotive fasteners) and they're inexpensive and plentiful.

I'll add - off-topic from this thread - the colour-combo of your car is perfect. I love the red carpet with the tan leather. Suits the red exterior beautifully.
 

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[quote='75 308 GT4 (Peter)]Thanks for posting those Bazil. Yes, those are the type of fasteners used for tonneau tops. I've seen those available at my local hardware store (under Automotive fasteners) and they're inexpensive and plentiful.

I'll add - off-topic from this thread - the colour-combo of your car is perfect. I love the red carpet with the tan leather. Suits the red exterior beautifully.[/quote]

Aye - they're not expensive, but after talking to the dealer, they seemed like a good way of solving the problem.

I love red carpet too - but I really need to replace all the carpets at some point. They're looking a bit old. They're probably the worst thing about the whole car.
 
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