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by KITT222
Wed Jun 27, 2018 7:45 am
Forum: Events
Topic: GenVibe Meet 2018
Replies: 21
Views: 914

Re: GenVibe Meet 2018

11401 Hall Rd
Utica MI 48317

If we aren't there we're a little to the east on Hall Rd at CJ Barrymore's
by KITT222
Tue Jun 26, 2018 8:44 am
Forum: Events
Topic: GenVibe Meet 2018
Replies: 21
Views: 914

Re: GenVibe Meet 2018

Ack... cobwebs. I really need to visit here more often.... ANYWAY here's something of an itinerary: FRIDAY: Everyone arrives. I'll be there some time in the afternoon to meet & greet. However, since I live just an hour away, I will not be staying at the Utica hotel overnight. As per usual I susp...
by KITT222
Fri Feb 16, 2018 3:25 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: GenVibe Meet 2018
Replies: 21
Views: 914

GenVibe Meet 2018

GenVibe Meet 2018! Location: Clinton Twp, MI Date: June 30, 2018 Activities: Carting, mini-golf at CJ Barrymore's! Potentially museums on Sunday, such as The Henry Ford, if demand exists. Hotel Details: Comfort Inn Utica on Hall Rd. Block of 15 double rooms with refrigerators and nukers and big TVs ...
by KITT222
Sat Jan 13, 2018 3:33 pm
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: Everything you need to know about the Vibe
Replies: 64
Views: 51503

Re: Everything you need to know about the Vibe

BACK FROM THE SEMI-DEAD


I've moved all the pictures off Photobucket because they're assholes that broke the thread. But it's fixed now! Hooray!
by KITT222
Tue May 30, 2017 3:57 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: GenVibe Meet 2017
Replies: 29
Views: 3209

Re: GenVibe Meet 2017

Sorry guys! School and life and.... yeah.


We have no plans... Going to go free-form. Plan on joining us at the Red Roof. Tim, you should have my number just in case. We can easily try and stick around, then once you arrive we can ship off for lunch or something.
by KITT222
Tue Dec 20, 2016 6:42 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: GenVibe Meet 2017
Replies: 29
Views: 3209

GenVibe Meet 2017

Ladies, Gentlemen, and Zane.... I am pleased to announce the location and date for GenVibe Meet 2017! We are meeting in tandem with the HCMO; Hard Core Matrix Owners. Big thanks to Justin Wheeler on this one... Date: June 2 - 4, 2017 Location: Louisville, KY Hotel: Red Roof Inn Louisville Expo Airpo...
by KITT222
Fri Aug 12, 2016 7:20 am
Forum: Audio, Electronics, Electrical
Topic: Headlight retrofit questions
Replies: 7
Views: 902

Re: Headlight retrofit questions

Are projectors worth it? I do a LOT of night driving. It's the reason why I don't do silverstars or ultrastars... they look pretty, they are brighter, but they last a month. No joke, even on the packaging the ultrastars say 150 miles life, where the OEM type say about 1200 hours of life. They are d...
by KITT222
Mon Jul 18, 2016 2:04 pm
Forum: Engine & Transmission
Topic: TRD SUPERCHARGER QUESTIONS
Replies: 3
Views: 572

Re: TRD SUPERCHARGER QUESTIONS

Things you need: Supercharger Idler bracket (hard to find, and might be your biggest hang-up) Belt (Dayco 5060850) Colder plugs (NGK BKR7EIX, I believe it's NGK 2667 from auto parts stores) Colder thermostat (160 ideally, but 170 will be fine) Engine management Some form of extra fuel delivery If yo...
by KITT222
Fri Jun 24, 2016 10:53 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: GenVibe Meet 2016
Replies: 73
Views: 11763

Re: GenVibe Meet 2016

The Plan for GenVibe Assault Day One: 10:00am - Meet at the Lane Motor Museum. We will get a head count, pay, and wander about the Lane. We will have the conference room with refrigerator, and the grassy area outside for our use. Shaded trees will be there and I will try and remember to get some bev...
by KITT222
Sat Jun 18, 2016 10:05 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: GenVibe Meet 2016
Replies: 73
Views: 11763

Re: GenVibe Meet 2016

T-Minues 6 days everyone!! It's getting closer! Finish up those projects ASAP!
by KITT222
Sat Jun 11, 2016 9:00 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: GenVibe Meet 2016
Replies: 73
Views: 11763

Re: GenVibe Meet 2016

T-minus thirteen days


Two notes:

1. If you are coming please bring cash for admission.

2. If anyone needs junkyard parts and wants them delivered during the meet speak now or forever hold your peace....

Thank you, and I'm getting quite excited for another awesome meet!
by KITT222
Wed May 25, 2016 7:44 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: GenVibe Meet 2016
Replies: 73
Views: 11763

Re: GenVibe Meet 2016

GENVIBE MEET 2016 TACTICAL UPDATE: T - 31 days Ladies, gents, everyone in-between, and Zane.... The meet is coming up fast! We are one month out so I wanted to just post a refresher AND see who is confirmed as going. THE PLAN: Day 1: GenVibe Tennessee Assault Alpha Convene upon the Lane Motor Museum...
by KITT222
Thu Mar 31, 2016 6:09 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: GenVibe Meet 2016
Replies: 73
Views: 11763

Re: GenVibe Meet 2016

HOTEL UPDATE


Quality Inn Airport
1000 Herschel Drive
Mt. Juliet, TN 37122

10 rooms

$99-$110/night for June 24 - June 26

Call 615-773-3600 and mention GENVIBE

I apologize for the delay, but there we are!
by KITT222
Fri Mar 04, 2016 8:04 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: GenVibe Meet 2016
Replies: 73
Views: 11763

Re: GenVibe Meet 2016

Thanks everyone. Main post updated. And Zach, with the Corvette museum on Sunday we could find some fun roads and caraVibe on up there. I wholly support the idea of a micro-roadtrip. Heck, seeing Jeff & company in the middle of nowhere, Ohio at a rest stop was a fun diversion. In fact, if you wa...
by KITT222
Mon Feb 29, 2016 7:53 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: GenVibe Meet 2016
Replies: 73
Views: 11763

Re: GenVibe Meet 2016

Of course not, Tim... I'll add you momentarily.

And I suppose this is a good time to float the idea of a caravan from Michigan to Tennessee/Kentucky? Who might be interested in that? Or would that be a bad idea?
by KITT222
Mon Feb 29, 2016 7:33 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: GenVibe Meet 2016
Replies: 73
Views: 11763

Re: GenVibe Meet 2016

Primary post updated! Let me know your status!
by KITT222
Thu Feb 11, 2016 6:43 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: GenVibe Meet 2016
Replies: 73
Views: 11763

Re: GenVibe Meet 2016

Alright folks, I have received and responded to the Lane's contact. If I am correct, we will receive use of a meeting room from 10-12:30, go on the basement tour at 1:00, and be free to do stuff every time near then. There's a covered garage in which we can park that's the same room as the museum, b...
by KITT222
Mon Feb 01, 2016 9:21 pm
Forum: The Others
Topic: 2016 Honda Civic Hatchback - Cruze killer?
Replies: 12
Views: 1390

Re: 2016 Honda Civic Hatchback - Cruze killer?

Cruze hatch, meanwhile, is an attractive and useful car. I got to sit in it at the Detroit Auto Show. Three-prong outlet for the back, USB ports up front and for the rear, heated rear seats... All good things. I'm glad to hear the Cruze hatch looks good in-person! The picture looks like GM stole Fo...
by KITT222
Sun Jan 31, 2016 7:39 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: GenVibe Meet 2016
Replies: 73
Views: 11763

Re: GenVibe Meet 2016

Alright folks, I have official emailed the Lane Motor Museum, and will get back to you with details! June 25th is our date as of the moment of my typing.... That's the problem with living out west. It would be a nearly 5,000 mile drive round trip. I can't justify $450 in gas and 4-5 days of constant...
by KITT222
Sun Jan 31, 2016 10:53 am
Forum: The Others
Topic: 2016 Honda Civic Hatchback - Cruze killer?
Replies: 12
Views: 1390

Re: 2016 Honda Civic Hatchback - Cruze killer?

It's worse than that, all we're getting appears to be the coupe and the sedan! They might bring a hatch over if Cruze Hatch sells, but I wouldn't hold my breath. Cruze hatch, meanwhile, is an attractive and useful car. I got to sit in it at the Detroit Auto Show. Three-prong outlet for the back, USB...
by KITT222
Sat Jan 30, 2016 7:03 pm
Forum: The Others
Topic: 2016 Honda Civic Hatchback - Cruze killer?
Replies: 12
Views: 1390

Re: 2016 Honda Civic Hatchback - Cruze killer?

That is the European Civic We never get the Euro Civic. This is the American Civic: http://media.caranddriver.com/images/media/51/2016-honda-civic-inline1-photo-662952-s-original.jpg Besides, Civic is a mainstay and staple of the compact car crowd. This new generation is the only good Civic since 20...
by KITT222
Sat Jan 30, 2016 6:56 pm
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: odometer stuck at 299,999 How to fix?
Replies: 110
Views: 33585

Re: odometer stuck at 299,999 How to fix?

While technically fraud, if you have a car with 300,000 miles, nobody is really going to care that the display says 300,000 and keeps ticking instead of 299,999 and doesn't. Think of the reason behind the law: to keep fraudulent people from lowering a car's mileage to make an extra buck. Besides, di...
by KITT222
Sat Jan 30, 2016 3:30 pm
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: odometer stuck at 299,999 How to fix?
Replies: 110
Views: 33585

Re: odometer stuck at 299,999 How to fix?

The problem with the odometer is a display issue. It still counts mileage, but wont display due to a code error. This page gives a bit of an insight on that.

http://socalspeedometer.com/speedometer ... miles-why/
by KITT222
Sat Jan 30, 2016 3:26 pm
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: The Official "Price You Paid For Gas" Thread
Replies: 1608
Views: 184013

Re: The Official "Price You Paid For Gas" Thread

Roughly $27 for 11 gallons of premium.

My right foot and I enjoy this.
by KITT222
Sat Jan 30, 2016 3:26 pm
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: New Member with lots of questions.
Replies: 30
Views: 2289

Re: New Member with lots of questions.

No particular year is better than others. You can check out the Everything You Need To Know thread in my signature to check out the changes throughout the years, but they all function pretty much the same. Craigslist is hit or miss, and sometimes you'll find someone easy to work with, and sometimes ...
by KITT222
Sat Jan 30, 2016 3:22 pm
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: I bought the Mecham Macho Vibe
Replies: 12
Views: 1150

Re: I bought the Mecham Macho Vibe

Here you go, sir

viewtopic.php?t=41835
by KITT222
Sat Jan 30, 2016 3:20 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Retrofit headlights for 03 base vibe
Replies: 5
Views: 742

Re: Retrofit headlights for 03 base vibe

Lots of places are out there and will do them for you. I've done two sets for my Vibe and one set for someone locally. What's your location? I can either find someone from a group I'm in or we can converse about some work.
by KITT222
Thu Jan 28, 2016 2:13 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: GenVibe Meet 2016
Replies: 73
Views: 11763

Re: GenVibe Meet 2016

Bumpity. Any more opinions on this? Otherwise I'll start sending emails.
by KITT222
Sun Jan 24, 2016 2:42 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: GenVibe Meet 2016
Replies: 73
Views: 11763

Re: GenVibe Meet 2016

tpollauf wrote:
kaflex wrote:shhh, Nick forgot about the forum users. I had to give him alittle reminder. ;)


Oh no !!!!!! The Flint water has gotten into his brain :o Hope there's not too much damage done to him :lol:



Oh hush, I've been busy getting acclimated at Flint Assembly...
by KITT222
Sat Jan 23, 2016 5:41 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: GenVibe Meet 2016
Replies: 73
Views: 11763

GenVibe Meet 2016

WEDNESDAY MAY 25TH UPDATE GENVIBE MEET 2016 TACTICAL UPDATE: T - 31 days Ladies, gents, everyone in-between, and Zane.... The meet is coming up fast! We are one month out so I wanted to just post a refresher AND see who is confirmed as going. THE PLAN: Day 1: GenVibe Tennessee Assault Alpha Convene ...
by KITT222
Wed Oct 21, 2015 6:00 pm
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: Rallycross Machine
Replies: 15
Views: 2832

Re: Rallycross Machine

Greetings! Cool to see a Vibe doing rallycross. I'd love to give rallycross a shot eventually, but my Vibe is too much of a pavement pounder to enjoy rallycross. I didn't know you were relatively near me. I'm just outside of Flint. Doug Gekiere, another member, has a Vibe he rally races in Rally Ame...
by KITT222
Tue Jun 16, 2015 12:50 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: LED Headlightlight Conversion 2003-2008 Vibe
Replies: 7
Views: 2279

Re: LED Headlightlight Conversion 2003-2008 Vibe

Wow ! Thx for posting. I have been wanting to convert the halogens for a long time but dont care for seperating the headlight assemblys for a HID kit. Too much work for me, besides I wasnt going to purchase a new pair of headlight lenses ( cause they are 12 years old & have been restored twice....
by KITT222
Sat Jun 13, 2015 10:26 am
Forum: Exterior
Topic: LED Headlightlight Conversion 2003-2008 Vibe
Replies: 7
Views: 2279

Re: LED Headlightlight Conversion 2003-2008 Vibe

Thanks for the compliment, and thanks for not going HID in the stock housings. That just won't work as well and will blind people. If you want, we can see about doing some projectors for you.

This is the LMZ kit here:

http://www.vleds.com/bulb-type/headligh ... 4-lmz.html
by KITT222
Sat Jun 13, 2015 9:18 am
Forum: The Others
Topic: Honda HRV may be the best Vibe Clone yet!
Replies: 12
Views: 1147

Re: Honda HRV may be the best Vibe Clone yet!

All trims have the AWD as an option.

In the same class is the Chevy Trax, definitely a cut-rate version of the Encore, but you still get the same cargo versatility as the Vibe.
by KITT222
Sat Jun 13, 2015 9:14 am
Forum: Exterior
Topic: LED Headlightlight Conversion 2003-2008 Vibe
Replies: 7
Views: 2279

Re: LED Headlightlight Conversion 2003-2008 Vibe

I saw your video pop up on Youtube this morning. There are many different LED bulbs out there. Two members that are also on the Facebook page have the LMZ kit with metal housings, better LED placement, adjustable front-back placement for optimal placement, so you can get the LEDs in the right spot s...
by KITT222
Tue Jun 09, 2015 5:25 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Debadge and Lift Handle Questions.
Replies: 9
Views: 844

Re: Debadge and Lift Handle Questions.

For debadging the front bumper, Rockauto has debadged front upper covers for $30 plus shipping. Just an idea!
by KITT222
Wed Jun 03, 2015 6:37 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: GenVibe Meet 2015
Replies: 86
Views: 7565

Re: GenVibe Meet 2015

Alright everyone, GenVibe Pontiac Illinois 2015: who will be there? I'm going to send an email out tonight to the Pontiac People and want to get my numbers straight. And if you could also post your GenVibe forum username, that would be a great help. Thanks
by KITT222
Sun May 31, 2015 12:08 pm
Forum: Maintenance Bay
Topic: What did you do to your Vibe today?
Replies: 3519
Views: 324416

Re: What did you do to your Vibe today?

Changed my rear right wheel bearing in about five minutes, and did an oil change. For a previous weekend I retrofit a set of lights for a Rvaworm.
by KITT222
Sun May 31, 2015 11:59 am
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: RVAWORM's 2003 Abyss Black Vibe GT Named "Electra"
Replies: 6
Views: 820

Re: RVAWORM's 2003 Abyss Black Vibe GT Named "Electra"

Glad the lights are all working out. I need to update my own page....
by KITT222
Sun May 17, 2015 8:58 am
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: TreFatKids' Future Rally Car
Replies: 5
Views: 972

Re: TreFatKids' Future Rally Car

Welcome to GenVibe! Doug, the owner of the rally Vibe, saw you at an event. Here's his rally Vibe...

Image
by KITT222
Sun May 17, 2015 8:54 am
Forum: Events
Topic: GenVibe Meet 2015
Replies: 86
Views: 7565

Re: GenVibe Meet 2015

A drive-in might be a fun way to cap off Saturday night.
by KITT222
Mon May 04, 2015 6:42 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: GenVibe Meet 2015
Replies: 86
Views: 7565

Re: GenVibe Meet 2015

Alright, looks like things are going along pretty well. I have a reservation at the Super 8 booked. It will be interesting, as I have to be in Michigan to accept my next apartment on the same day.
by KITT222
Sun Apr 12, 2015 10:41 am
Forum: Events
Topic: GenVibe Meet 2015
Replies: 86
Views: 7565

Re: GenVibe Meet 2015

Was looking forward to the Pontiac this year. But... friends wedding is same day. Will try to catch up on one of the other meetups later in the year. Will allow more time to complete upgrades! We will keep you updated. By the sounds of it, some people may also want a more localized meet for the Ohi...
by KITT222
Sat Apr 11, 2015 8:36 am
Forum: Events
Topic: GenVibe Meet 2015
Replies: 86
Views: 7565

Re: GenVibe Meet 2015

We'll plan something at a different time next year.

Anyway, bump! Anyone new want in?
by KITT222
Sat Apr 11, 2015 8:35 am
Forum: Wheels & Tires
Topic: Upgrading to 17 rims
Replies: 2
Views: 670

Re: Upgrading to 17 rims

I would advise getting bigger tires. I have 17s with a stock tire size of 215/50/17. The general rule of thumb is up ten on width, down five on aspect ratio.
by KITT222
Sat Apr 11, 2015 8:30 am
Forum: Maintenance Bay
Topic: What did you do to your Vibe today?
Replies: 3519
Views: 324416

Re: What did you do to your Vibe today?

So I had a fun last weekend.... http://i345.photobucket.com/albums/p390/KITT222/134D39FD-36D2-463D-A969-BD4902EF003B_zpsmdd4qy99.jpg http://i345.photobucket.com/albums/p390/KITT222/A8E5BD75-7940-4C6B-8270-DDEE639185F1_zpsrk1utmuw.jpg RallyVibe guy, Doug, and I cut our teeth on how to install a super...
by KITT222
Sat Apr 11, 2015 8:23 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: Everything you need to know about the Vibe
Replies: 64
Views: 51503

Re: Everything you need to know about the Vibe

hello, im just curious my pontiac seems to have the 2ZZ-GE VVT-i engine and its a 2007 Pontiac Vibe now would i be able to switch out that engine for a 2ZZ-GE VVTL-i engine? Did you mean it has the 1ZZ-FE? Black intake manifold instead of silver one? If so, a 2ZZ-GE swap is possible. But it require...
by KITT222
Tue Apr 07, 2015 4:50 pm
Forum: The Others
Topic: 2015 Chevrolet Trax coming to USA!
Replies: 23
Views: 2433

Re: 2015 Chevrolet Trax coming to USA!

Fiesta has a very similar MSRP ($200 more) and Fit is $1400 more than Sonic. Kia Rio is actually less. I'm not saying Sonic is the epitome of the compact/subcompact car, I'm saying it isn't terrible. I've driven them, I know people with them, and I worked at an Advance Auto store where they had a So...
by KITT222
Sat Mar 28, 2015 5:32 pm
Forum: Maintenance Bay
Topic: What did you do to your Vibe today?
Replies: 3519
Views: 324416

Re: What did you do to your Vibe today?

I also got some new tires installed and on my Vibe over the past weekend. Nice upgrade there Nick. Also it looks like a much cleaner shop there compared to what I Was able to offer :o Enjoy the smoother ride Well, it's not exactly that kind of shop. It's at an engineering firm up in Flint that spon...
by KITT222
Sat Mar 28, 2015 8:58 am
Forum: Maintenance Bay
Topic: What did you do to your Vibe today?
Replies: 3519
Views: 324416

Re: What did you do to your Vibe today?

I also got some new tires installed and on my Vibe over the past weekend. The noisy and heavy winter tires are now off and I am glad to have the quieter ride and no more squishy sidewall that comes 215/70R15 winter tires. My new tires are 215/50R17 Cooper Zeon RS3-As. I was quite pleased with what I...

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