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by AustinG
Fri Jun 26, 2015 12:40 pm
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: dgekiere 2003 Vibe GT Rally Car
Replies: 96
Views: 16347

Re: dgekiere 2003 Vibe GT Rally Car

Are you going to be at New England Forest Rally this year?
by AustinG
Thu May 01, 2014 9:05 am
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: WTB: Lowering Springs Awd
Replies: 13
Views: 812

Re: WTB: Lowering Springs Awd

dazneat PM me.

I'm trading up to a different car soon, and won't be needing the ones I bought from Salsaguy. They are 03-08 4wd/Awd Matrix/Vibe Canuck Lowering Springs.

Salsaguy wrote:They have about 40K miles on them. They give you about 1.75" of drop.
by AustinG
Sun Feb 02, 2014 7:41 am
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: 03-08 4wd/Awd Matrix/Vibe Canuck Lowering Springs
Replies: 5
Views: 431

Re: 03-08 4wd/Awd Matrix/Vibe Canuck Lowering Springs

Still Got em!?

Interested!
by AustinG
Sat Jan 04, 2014 4:25 pm
Forum: Wheels & Tires
Topic: XXR 522 18x9.5 et25
Replies: 1
Views: 435

Re: XXR 522 18x9.5 et25

Neato! Post some pictures up here once you get 'em!
by AustinG
Sat Dec 14, 2013 3:29 pm
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: DRYfrosy04-2004 Pontiac vibe Base
Replies: 52
Views: 4328

Re: DRYfrosy04-2004 Pontiac vibe Base

I like the white on white, and the toyotiac logo is neat as well.
by AustinG
Sat Dec 14, 2013 3:25 pm
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: 2005 Neptune Base
Replies: 4
Views: 832

Re: 2005 Neptune Base

After some snow donuts tonight; love the way the snow gets stuck inside the steel wheels. http://i538.photobucket.com/albums/ff344/RCRgoodwrench/0321100327-01_zps3ad318d5.jpg http://i538.photobucket.com/albums/ff344/RCRgoodwrench/0321100327-00_zps4c5f36f0.jpg http://i538.photobucket.com/albums/ff344...
by AustinG
Mon Nov 25, 2013 4:57 pm
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: sold
Replies: 4
Views: 270

Re: Tein S-Tech Springs 03-08 Vibe/Matrix (Brand New)

Update: Still for sale
by AustinG
Mon Nov 18, 2013 7:42 am
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: sold
Replies: 4
Views: 270

sold

Tein S-Tech Lowering Springs 03-08 Vibe/Matrix (Brand New)
by AustinG
Thu Oct 17, 2013 7:21 pm
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: aheminway's 2003 AWD Vibe Base
Replies: 7
Views: 693

Re: aheminway's 2003 AWD Vibe Base

(removed)! I could've gave my OEM wheel covers to you before I got rid of em. On another note, steelies look fine too if they are painted a good coat of black, with either silver or black lugnuts.
by AustinG
Mon Oct 14, 2013 3:59 pm
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: Parting out 06 AWD 80k salvage, no drivetrain - NY
Replies: 22
Views: 1449

Re: NY Awd drivetrain 06 80k salvage title chassis less engi

Any lowering springs? I can't see myself spending so much on coilovers for the awd.
by AustinG
Wed Sep 18, 2013 8:30 am
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: 2010 vibe base model blacked out pictures
Replies: 8
Views: 860

Re: 2010 vibe base model blacked out pictures

Whose C30?
by AustinG
Sat Jul 20, 2013 10:12 am
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: Re: Mariachi's Vibe - Wheels Update Page 4
Replies: 174
Views: 24989

Re: Mariachi's Vibe - Wheels Update Page 4

That's a clean 240 if I've ever seen one. Every 240 around here has cracked, mismatching bumper covers, and been run into the ground by drift wannabe's.
by AustinG
Sat Jul 20, 2013 10:05 am
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: Doug14's 2006 Vibe Base
Replies: 56
Views: 10936

Re: Doug14's 2006 Vibe Base

The painted accessories look good; that's exactly the type of thing I've done with the vibe.

I'm also considering buying the Cosmo intake. Did you notice any difference after you installed it? I assume there is a minute change, but the engine can definitely breath easier.
by AustinG
Fri Jul 12, 2013 2:39 pm
Forum: Photography and Photoshop
Topic: Woods test shoot.
Replies: 7
Views: 1023

Re: Woods test shoot.

We have a lot of neptunes here! :lol:
by AustinG
Fri Jun 14, 2013 9:53 am
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Mud Flaps and Eye Lids
Replies: 9
Views: 1272

Re: Mud Flaps and Eye Lids

I was wondering the same thing; to begin with, I didn't feel that great about drilling holes in any part of the car.

Do you have some shots of the newly painted oem flaps/guards?
by AustinG
Mon Jun 10, 2013 5:14 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Mud Flaps and Eye Lids
Replies: 9
Views: 1272

Re: Mud Flaps and Eye Lids

Yeah, the eyelids do block a little bit of light unfortunately.
by AustinG
Thu May 23, 2013 5:05 am
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: CAMOGIRL's Sonic
Replies: 111
Views: 5850

Re: CAMOGIRL's Sonic

This is owned by a guy on sonicowners. I would only ever buy the sedan if I knew I would turn it into something like this. Not everyone likes spoilers and body kits, but I enjoy the fact that it looks like a mini evolution x (Srt-4 spoiler). http://www.sonicownersforum.com/forum/dto_garage.php?do=vi...
by AustinG
Fri May 17, 2013 12:13 pm
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: CAMOGIRL's Sonic
Replies: 111
Views: 5850

Re: CAMOGIRL's Sonic

I guess it's just matter of personal preference. Personally, I love the sound of a loud BOV. One of my friends ended up getting the sedan version, but I really like the look of the hatchback a lot more.
by AustinG
Tue May 07, 2013 3:07 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Mud Flaps and Eye Lids
Replies: 9
Views: 1272

Mud Flaps and Eye Lids

I thought I'd post a few photos in this forum for anyone wondering about installing rally armor's. I've also done up some Plasti-Dip eyelids. The front was easy; drill holes in the mud flaps (there were already bolts to hold them on). The back was a totally different story though; holes for the bolt...
by AustinG
Sun May 05, 2013 9:45 am
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: 2005 Neptune Base
Replies: 4
Views: 832

Re: 2005 Neptune Base

Plasti-Dip Crazy: http://i538.photobucket.com/albums/ff344/RCRgoodwrench/car1/IMG_1672_zps9879e6a1.jpg http://i538.photobucket.com/albums/ff344/RCRgoodwrench/car1/IMG_1673_zpsf6a639e0.jpg http://i538.photobucket.com/albums/ff344/RCRgoodwrench/car1/IMG_1674_zps1caf2cc8.jpg
by AustinG
Sat May 04, 2013 11:53 am
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: 2005 Neptune Base
Replies: 4
Views: 832

Re: 2005 Neptune Base

That's sweet, I didn't know that! Unfortunately it was just dealer advertising. Today I bought a can of Plasti-Dip (just to see how it performs), and I got a little carried away. The emblems on all sides are now black, as well as the all the white lettering on the license plate cover. I'll upload a ...
by AustinG
Fri May 03, 2013 12:06 pm
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: 2005 Neptune Base
Replies: 4
Views: 832

2005 Neptune Base

Here is my 2005 Neptune Base Vibe

-Alpine CDE-122 Head Unit
-1/8" semi-truck mudflaps. (Cut-outs, don't worry)

I've also done some miscellaneous painting to trim pieces. The pieces I've painted include:

-Front Grill
-Front Grille trim
-Front Pontiac Vibe Emblem
-Gauge Cluster Trim
by AustinG
Fri Apr 05, 2013 6:39 pm
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: Re: Mariachi's Vibe - Wheels Update Page 4
Replies: 174
Views: 24989

Re: Mariachi's Vibe - Wheels Update Page 4

Oh my goodness that looks amazin!
by AustinG
Fri Mar 01, 2013 1:28 pm
Forum: Wheels & Tires
Topic: New Set of Wheels...just have to wait until spring
Replies: 10
Views: 809

Re: New Set of Wheels...just have to wait until spring

I made the decision to put these on early, because the 5 day forecast looked promising, with temps consistently in the 40's. Unfortunately I ended up driving home in a snow and sleet storm on Wednesday. I'm surprised my tires handled it as good as they did. I got home, after going up many snow cover...
by AustinG
Fri Mar 01, 2013 7:46 am
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: TKenway's 06 VIBE base
Replies: 12
Views: 1025

Re: TKenway's 06 VIBE base

Dang, that's a good find! Mine is up to 121k now. I don't know how Ohio's winters are, but if you get snow, you can definitely have some good fun with an AWD vibe in the snow. I've been learning how to get good drifts going this past winter, when there are a couple inches of snow on the ground durin...
by AustinG
Wed Feb 27, 2013 5:57 pm
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: TKenway's 06 VIBE base
Replies: 12
Views: 1025

Re: TKenway's 06 VIBE base

That's what my car used to look like when I started haha, welcome to the forum!
by AustinG
Wed Feb 27, 2013 3:54 pm
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: CAMOGIRL's Sonic
Replies: 111
Views: 5850

Re: CAMOGIRL's Sonic

That looks really nice! I've wanted one ever since I saw the first concept of it in a Car and Driver magazine in early 2010. I think if I end up getting one, I definitely want one of those full car graphics they offer on their website...if they still offer them down the road some time. This is the o...
by AustinG
Sat Feb 23, 2013 3:12 pm
Forum: Motorsports
Topic: Danica on pole, big deal?
Replies: 13
Views: 4111

Re: Danica on pole, big deal?

jeeze that was an awful awful wreck. The report right now is that 15 were transported to local medical centers and one is in surgery. Apparently NASCAR is removing all of the user uploaded videos of the accident that are on youtube.
by AustinG
Wed Feb 20, 2013 4:35 pm
Forum: Wheels & Tires
Topic: Hub-centric or lug-centric?
Replies: 12
Views: 1537

Re: Hub-centric or lug-centric?

Are winter tires really that much more!? I paid $750 + shipping all together for my 17 inch wheels and summer tires. ^I'd say I do! Every time it snows I go out in my car just to have fun. During the last storm, me and my friend were doing snow drifts in the walmart parking lot (he has a blazer zr2)...
by AustinG
Sat Feb 09, 2013 6:55 pm
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: Stoopidmonstr 04 Base Vibe
Replies: 13
Views: 1301

Re: Stoopidmonstr 04 Base Vibe

I only say this because I have sensitive eyes; coming across one of these while driving at night pisses me off more than anything.

Image
by AustinG
Fri Feb 08, 2013 10:36 am
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: Stoopidmonstr 04 Base Vibe
Replies: 13
Views: 1301

Re: Stoopidmonstr 04 Base Vibe

Did you put HID's in reflector housings?
by AustinG
Sat Feb 02, 2013 12:43 pm
Forum: Engine & Transmission
Topic: Fixed.
Replies: 2
Views: 285

Fixed.

Edit: Problem Solved. Thanks
by AustinG
Sat Jan 26, 2013 6:56 pm
Forum: Wheels & Tires
Topic: New Set of Wheels...just have to wait until spring
Replies: 10
Views: 809

Re: New Set of Wheels...just have to wait until spring

Thanks for the positive posts! I was checking out some rally armor mud flaps, because I'd really like to install some on my vibe...I came across what's called the "Rally Armor Basic" -Which is just a basic set of 4 black mud flaps with out any hardware. They only cost $16, and I've even fo...
by AustinG
Fri Jan 25, 2013 9:00 am
Forum: Wheels & Tires
Topic: New Set of Wheels...just have to wait until spring
Replies: 10
Views: 809

New Set of Wheels...just have to wait until spring

So I bought this set of wheels and tires off of tire rack. I'll probably just use the tires for one season then buy some all season's in the fall. They are 17x7.5 Sport Tuning Wheels. I live in New Hampshire and I don't want to risk crashing, so I'm gonna have to wait until (hopefully) mid march to ...
by AustinG
Mon Jan 21, 2013 2:19 pm
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: 2004 Base, Lava (and the Madness begins)
Replies: 34
Views: 3843

Re: 2004 Base, Lava (and the Madness begins)

Nice Ride and nice lookin wheels! It makes me so upset that there isn't any reasonably cheap way to lower the AWD. I like my vibe, and the AWD is so much fun to rip around in the winter, but I really wish to be able to lower it a couples inches. Stupid independent rear suspension. No I'm not cutting...
by AustinG
Tue Dec 25, 2012 9:10 am
Forum: Photography and Photoshop
Topic: Pics with Canon T3
Replies: 9
Views: 1740

Re: Pics with Canon T3

Nice shots dude. I'm jealous of that g37 owner.
by AustinG
Mon Dec 10, 2012 8:22 pm
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: Vibes off Road
Replies: 9
Views: 2141

Re: Vibes off Road

haha, up in New Hampshire last week we had a little bit of snow...there is this circle down the road from my house that's under development, and there are no houses there yet. The center of the circle is all flat dirt, with one big rock in the middle. My friend and I went down there after it had sno...
by AustinG
Mon Aug 20, 2012 3:06 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: 05 Vibe - Painted Front Grill Black
Replies: 5
Views: 897

Re: 05 Vibe - Painted Front Grill Black

I was once told that hindsight is always 20/20...nfortunately I didn't think to take any photos before I painted it. :x
by AustinG
Mon Aug 06, 2012 8:41 am
Forum: Exterior
Topic: 05 Vibe - Painted Front Grill Black
Replies: 5
Views: 897

05 Vibe - Painted Front Grill Black

Okay, so I was getting a little tired of the boring grey front grill on my 05, and I wanted the silver outline to pop more. Today I prepared everything and painted it black. I think it looks a lot better than it did before in grey. A few days ago I painted the cross bars black, and I repainted the f...
by AustinG
Wed May 02, 2012 9:56 am
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: F/S 2003 Vibe parts.
Replies: 59
Views: 3171

Re: F/S 2003 Vibe parts.

Ill have to cancel on the hood...my car requires new struts I found out today...Ill need to save money for them...Sorry about that.
by AustinG
Mon Apr 30, 2012 6:32 pm
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: Please use original thread - 2003 Vibe GT Partout Repost
Replies: 17
Views: 1257

Re: 2003 Vibe GT Partout LI NY / Reposting my deleted listin

I'll give you $100 plus shipping for the top spoiler.
by AustinG
Mon Apr 30, 2012 6:24 pm
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: F/S 2003 Vibe parts.
Replies: 59
Views: 3171

Re: F/S 2003 Vibe parts.

My hood has a bend in it from stupidity that happened when closing the hood (The bar was left up). If the oem hood will fit a 2005 Vibe AWD base, (Which I assume it does), then I will make an offer. Does it have any large dents or paint scrapes? I understand hoods are expensive...about $500 for a ne...
by AustinG
Wed Apr 25, 2012 7:22 pm
Forum: Audio, Electronics, Electrical
Topic: Alpine CDE-124SXM....What do you think?
Replies: 3
Views: 422

Re: Alpine CDE-124SXM....What do you think?

I have the CDE-122; installed it last June, after dealing with stupid FM transmitters for a couple years. It doesn't look that different from mine at all. I believe I got it for $150. I also picked up a 3 foot AUX cable at walmart for $6 and it's the perfect length for my ipod to sit in my lap. I am...
by AustinG
Wed Apr 25, 2012 5:08 pm
Forum: Handling, Suspension, & Brakes
Topic: Tein S Lowering Springs
Replies: 13
Views: 1140

Re: Tein S Lowering Springs

Have you installed the Tien springs yet? I'm looking to lower my car at least 2 inches...will these do the job?
by AustinG
Fri Dec 02, 2011 12:18 pm
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: Bad Vibe Partouts, doors, side and hatch glass rear bumper, ecus, 1zz intake mani, 1zz turbo, ps tail and more! LI NY
Replies: 474
Views: 47033

Re: 2003 Vibe GT Part out - no engine or tranny most everything else available! (Bad Vibe)

I'd like to get my hands on the two spoilers, if said spoilers are still available perhaps.
by AustinG
Thu Nov 03, 2011 7:31 am
Forum: Wheels & Tires
Topic: 17 inch Motegi MR7's?
Replies: 2
Views: 609

17 inch Motegi MR7's?

A buddy of mine got a new pair of Wheels for his subaru, and he sold me a set of 4 Silver Motegi Mr7's. They are 17x7 and have a 5x100 bolt pattern.

I searched the forums, and somebody had put on 16" mr7's, but I'm still not sure if these will fit on my 05 vibe base.


Any help would be appreciated!

by AustinG
Sat Aug 27, 2011 2:38 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Front Fascia Extension
Replies: 10
Views: 1655

Re: Front Fascia Extension (ajflan)

Did you lower your car at all or just install the fascia in those pictures?

I live in NH and around here there are a lot of pot holes and such, I'm just thinking about if they could get damaged pretty easily, or if the factory height is high enough for them to be alright.

by AustinG
Fri Aug 26, 2011 1:05 am
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Front Fascia Extension
Replies: 10
Views: 1655

Re: Front Fascia Extension (A Psycho Martyr)

Yeah, over a grand is definitely pretty expensive for something like that...but I really thank you for the link though, there are a hand full of things I like on that site.
by AustinG
Fri Aug 26, 2011 12:06 am
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Front Fascia Extension
Replies: 10
Views: 1655

Re: Front Fascia Extension (A Psycho Martyr)

That, is one good looking car...I would like to be able to get those extensions along with side skirts and rear fascia...together, but I might just have to look around on ebay and see what I can find. I'm jealous It;s upsetting that they didn't release the FX onto the market, or atleast a more suppo...
by AustinG
Thu Aug 25, 2011 4:32 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Front Fascia Extension
Replies: 10
Views: 1655

Front Fascia Extension

I Stumbled onto this interesting looking front extension on Google, and I'm just wondering if anybody on this forum has purchased this before, and might be able to post a couple shots of it?http://www.yourgmparts.com/scr...72180I really like it, and I'd like to buy it for my own 2005 base, that is, ...

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