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by hotbug1776
Tue Sep 06, 2016 5:45 am
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: parting out my 03 gt
Replies: 9
Views: 1294

Re: parting out my 03 gt

pm and facebook sent
by hotbug1776
Mon Feb 08, 2016 5:25 am
Forum: Audio, Electronics, Electrical
Topic: Customized my factory 6.5" sub box to support an 8" Subwoofer (w/ pics)
Replies: 19
Views: 2174

Re: Customized my factory 6.5" sub box to support an 8" Subwoofer (w/ pics)

Thanks for the help and info. Depth is really the only restriction for that sub, as it can fit into as small as a .4ft3 box. What I may eventually do is make a box that attaches to the spare tire cover or back of the passenger rear seat. This would allow me to fold the seat down still when I need ex...
by hotbug1776
Tue Feb 02, 2016 5:34 am
Forum: Audio, Electronics, Electrical
Topic: Customized my factory 6.5" sub box to support an 8" Subwoofer (w/ pics)
Replies: 19
Views: 2174

Re: Customized my factory 6.5" sub box to support an 8" Subwoofer (w/ pics)

Given what you have done here, do you think an Infinity kappa perfect 12d vq, with a mounting depth pf 7", would fit into the subwoofer panel like you have mounted your 8"?
by hotbug1776
Fri Jan 15, 2016 12:15 pm
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: Performance.
Replies: 2
Views: 440

Re: Performance.

monkey wrench racing
by hotbug1776
Thu Oct 15, 2015 12:49 pm
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: WTB factory sub, sub encloser
Replies: 14
Views: 3382

Re: WTB factory sub, sub encloser

I'm interested as well, shipping to 16510 as well as price. I'm going to mount a 12" sub in a custom enclosure and just use the panel with some minor modifications.
by hotbug1776
Mon Sep 14, 2015 1:27 pm
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: WTB factory sub, sub encloser
Replies: 14
Views: 3382

Re: WTB factory sub, sub encloser

I'm interested in the subwoofer setup. Where are you located, and can we get some pictures.
by hotbug1776
Sat Sep 12, 2015 12:58 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: 56817

Re: Bad Vibe Partouts, doors, side and hatch glass rear bumper, ecus, 1zz intake mani, 1zz turbo, ps tail and more! LI N

Any chance you have a 2zz throttle body and the cable bracket? If need be, I'll take the whole intake with throttle body assembly, even though I don't need the actual intake manifold.
by hotbug1776
Fri Aug 28, 2015 2:08 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Erie meet 2015!
Replies: 12
Views: 3314

Re: Erie meet 2015!

Just one last call for those planning on attending. If you are in town Friday night and want to grab a bite to eat. Message me on Facebook or get ahold of me via text message at eight 1 four 566 three triple 2. I am not sure how many are actually coming, so plans may change for Saturday.
by hotbug1776
Mon Aug 10, 2015 5:19 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Erie meet 2015!
Replies: 12
Views: 3314

Re: Erie meet 2015!

Okay, it's time for the final head count! I'm getting things ready for the scavenger hunt/road rally and need to know how many maps/lists to print out. This may be a pretty sweet meet this year, filled with adventure. I hope to see quite a few of you there.
by hotbug1776
Thu Jul 09, 2015 7:23 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Erie meet 2015!
Replies: 12
Views: 3314

Re: Erie meet 2015!

Hello Travelers! Accommodations have been pre booked for your 2015 Mini-Meet in Erie! Super 8 Hotel has agreed to block out a group of rooms for you! These rooms will be $99/night. They contain 2 double beds. Book with a buddy to save You must give the "GenVibe" group name when you call and make you...
by hotbug1776
Sun Jun 28, 2015 5:04 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: Your Vibe's name
Replies: 21
Views: 1953

Re: Your Vibe's name

Red Mist. Named after the villain in the movie "Kickass". Also, The condition where ego or testosterone poisoning overcomes one's knowledge of one's mortality. Generally entered when a driver is passed, or sees a faster car ahead to try and catch. Results in missed flags, embarrassment, and an oops ...
by hotbug1776
Sun Jun 28, 2015 4:41 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Erie meet 2015!
Replies: 12
Views: 3314

Re: Erie meet 2015!

I haven't worked in 18 months, I know all about the no money thing.
by hotbug1776
Sat Jun 27, 2015 5:21 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Erie meet 2015!
Replies: 12
Views: 3314

Erie meet 2015!

Mark your calendars!!! Erie Genvibe mini meet will be August 29th. This year we will try a photo road rally! The rally will end at the car show held at First Alliance Church. I'm getting in contact with the organizer of the show and hope to get us a spot just for us. Here is the link for the show. h...
by hotbug1776
Thu Jun 04, 2015 3:45 am
Forum: Events
Topic: GenVibe Meet 2015
Replies: 86
Views: 8913

Re: GenVibe Meet 2015

I'm there.

Hotbug1776

Andy
by hotbug1776
Wed May 27, 2015 11:01 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Genvibe Erie mini meet August 22-24
Replies: 29
Views: 3630

Re: Genvibe Erie mini meet August 22-24

MorbidAngel wrote:Anyone know if there was going to be another Erie PA mini meet this year ??
I will get with Corey and see if he can help me get something set up. I would love to have another meet Erie, as long as I have a little help.
by hotbug1776
Tue May 12, 2015 7:33 am
Forum: Events
Topic: GenVibe Meet 2015
Replies: 86
Views: 8913

Re: GenVibe Meet 2015

So what is the current plan for Friday and Saturday, apart from dinner possibly on each night, and the cruise on the 20th? Go and see the museums, go to a park, or a movie some where (is there a drive in theater?)? I plan on getting some dinner Friday and crashing in my hotel room. Saturday, meetin...
by hotbug1776
Thu May 07, 2015 2:20 pm
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: new gen vibe member with an interstate driving question
Replies: 24
Views: 1701

Re: new gen vibe member with an interstate driving question

Probably better to get something with a bigger engine, if you're going to be driving that fast. Why? Given that statement, 4cyl and diesel motors must not be sold in Europe. Your fuel consumption will increase as stated, but, you will still go farther than the minivans and bigger engined cars, as y...
by hotbug1776
Sat May 02, 2015 6:06 am
Forum: Events
Topic: GenVibe Meet 2015
Replies: 86
Views: 8913

Re: GenVibe Meet 2015

I received a promotion at work. Gonna check tomorrow and see if I can get the time off for this weekend. If it is approved, I will be up for meeting in Erie, PA and following whomever out. I see you live at the east end of the devils highway (666). I've always wanted to drive that road, as I hear g...
by hotbug1776
Fri May 01, 2015 2:10 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: GenVibe Meet 2015
Replies: 86
Views: 8913

Re: GenVibe Meet 2015

I still plan on coming, I'm reserving a room at the super 8. The clutch is getting pretty weak, so no racing around for me. I also just picked up a nasty metal object in one of my summer tires. Which will need replaced as well. I'm on the emergency set of wheels for now. (steelies) So after the meet...
by hotbug1776
Fri May 01, 2015 2:04 pm
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: 2006 Vibe Floor mats
Replies: 7
Views: 696

Re: 2006 Vibe Floor mats

Location?
by hotbug1776
Sun Apr 19, 2015 10:09 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: new gen vibe member with an interstate driving question
Replies: 24
Views: 1701

Re: new gen vibe member with an interstate driving question

Probably better to get something with a bigger engine, if you're going to be driving that fast. Why? Given that statement, 4cyl and diesel motors must not be sold in Europe. Your fuel consumption will increase as stated, but, you will still go farther than the minivans and bigger engined cars, as y...
by hotbug1776
Fri Mar 20, 2015 7:22 am
Forum: Events
Topic: GenVibe Meet 2015
Replies: 86
Views: 8913

Re: GenVibe Meet 2015

Checked at work and they won't give me the time off to go then. Oh well. I'm planning a trip to Mount Rushmore later in the year and will probably stop there and take some pics like in Vibenvy's signature. Seems like a neat place to stop. There may be another meet in Erie this year. I'm waiting for...
by hotbug1776
Sat Mar 07, 2015 6:32 am
Forum: Events
Topic: GenVibe Meet 2015
Replies: 86
Views: 8913

Re: GenVibe Meet 2015

Ohioans, let me know if you want to caravan across Indiana and we will determine a meet point, most likely towards the western line of Ohio. Those east of Cleveland, I will be heading out of Erie, Pa around 6-7 am the 19th (Friday). I usually run 224 to 24, as it runs directly to Pontiac. It's mostl...
by hotbug1776
Mon Jan 19, 2015 8:36 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: longer hatch struts?
Replies: 12
Views: 799

Re: longer hatch struts?

briogio wrote:I just bought a 2004 Moonstone Vibe and I'm 6' 3", I'm hitting my head on the open hatch. Is there any way to get the hatch to go higher? Ha anybody done this?

In the immortal words of Bob Marley; "Got to 'ave a good VIBE"!
I'm almost 6'3" and the car is lowered over 2". Imagine that debacle. LOL
by hotbug1776
Wed Jan 14, 2015 9:10 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Its that time again-> Genvibe 2015!!!
Replies: 12
Views: 1350

Re: Its that time again-> Genvibe 2015!!!

Alright Genvibers, this year things are going to change up a bit. Same location Pontiac, Illinois. June 20th or July 18th (most likely June 20th). Too bad we couldn't pull off what we did in 2010 in Indianapolis! 20+ Vibes showed up and it was a great (hot & humid) meet. I know it's tough organizin...
by hotbug1776
Thu Jan 01, 2015 7:41 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Its that time again-> Genvibe 2015!!!
Replies: 12
Views: 1350

Re: Its that time again-> Genvibe 2015!!!

I agree, with keeping things civil. We need to be very careful with the invitations and make sure that the groups coming won't be there simply to party. If they want to party, they can stay in the surrounding areas. Then again, I'm pretty sure by the time the event comes around, only the most seriou...
by hotbug1776
Tue Dec 30, 2014 3:28 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Its that time again-> Genvibe 2015!!!
Replies: 12
Views: 1350

Its that time again-> Genvibe 2015!!!

Alright Genvibers, this year things are going to change up a bit. Same location Pontiac, Illinois. June 20th or July 18th (most likely June 20th). Same cruise night awesomeness!! The change this year... We're inviting some friends to join us!!! Matrixowners.com, HolyRollerz.org, J-body.org, Zippy Mc...
by hotbug1776
Tue Dec 23, 2014 2:50 pm
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: Using foglamps
Replies: 14
Views: 1059

Re: Using foglamps

Just imagine using LED fogs with higher than filament output, and 100,000hrs life.
by hotbug1776
Wed Nov 12, 2014 7:52 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: Question about tires
Replies: 12
Views: 1074

Re: Question about tires

SO FAR SO GREAT !! These are the best tires I have ever had on my Vibe. Smoother ride and reduced road noise. Now for the winter traction test!! In continuing my crusade against the goodyear rsa tires, I will again insist the rsa's are the worst tires ever created and I am glad you upgraded. I will...
by hotbug1776
Thu Sep 25, 2014 10:50 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: old Car and Driver comparison test
Replies: 30
Views: 1782

Re: old Car and Driver comparison test

I would almost prefer lower and farther back. I do agree that the seating position takes some adjusting to get the right fit.
by hotbug1776
Sat Aug 30, 2014 6:38 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: Load (light or full) performance
Replies: 5
Views: 444

Re: Load (light or full) performance

There is an interesting discussion going on in another group I'm a member of with regards to load performance and fuel economy. For those of you who regularly carry a few passengers or stuff how does the load affect (if any) performance? Does it seem to struggle up hills, or when accleratiing? Do y...
by hotbug1776
Mon Aug 25, 2014 9:19 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: Buy a Vibe with a leaking rear differential?
Replies: 8
Views: 730

Re: Buy a Vibe with a leaking rear differential?

I would take the chance. Repair wouldn't break the deal for someone who is willing to put time and care into a car that is a proven quality machine.
by hotbug1776
Sat Aug 23, 2014 6:04 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Genvibe Erie mini meet August 22-24
Replies: 29
Views: 3630

Re: Genvibe Erie mini meet August 22-24

Bastranz wrote:Oh no! It's the weather forecast any better for Erie on Saturday?
high 70's and swampy, but no rain :D
by hotbug1776
Thu Aug 21, 2014 9:12 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: Buy a Vibe with a leaking rear differential?
Replies: 8
Views: 730

Re: Buy a Vibe with a leaking rear differential?

yes rear diff leak, listen for any noises, replace the gasket and refill the rear diff oil ASAP if it's quiet still. gasket is/was prone to leakage, not sure if there were design changes to eliminate this.
by hotbug1776
Wed Aug 20, 2014 6:23 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Genvibe Erie mini meet August 22-24
Replies: 29
Views: 3630

Re: Genvibe Erie mini meet August 22-24

As of today we are looking at a 40% chance of thunderstorms and 77 on Saturday. If the event is cancelled due to weather, we will take a point from the HCMO book and hang out at a restaurant or two, or have an impromptu cook out at the park. After all, bad weather changes things for car people, unle...
by hotbug1776
Tue Aug 19, 2014 11:36 am
Forum: Forced Induction
Topic: Boost Sensor required? Tune settings?
Replies: 4
Views: 1022

Re: Boost Sensor required? Tune settings?

Hey guys I have finished up my SC build on my 05' Vibe fwd and have my appointment this Wednesday for dyno and tuning to make it road worthy. I think I had done everything but may have looked something over? I was wondering can the tune be done with my Greddy Emanage ultimate, aem uego a/f ratio ga...
by hotbug1776
Sun Aug 17, 2014 11:07 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: Reminder; Check the pressure in your spare.
Replies: 10
Views: 1165

Re: Reminder; Check the pressure in your spare.

[quote="cptnsolo77"Thankfully I have a air compressor & tire plugs :D I need one too. Mine practically exploded last time I used it. I hate shelling 40$ on a cheap portable compressor when I had my huge compressor in the garage. Any recommendation on a good portable compressor that will last?[/quot...
by hotbug1776
Sun Aug 17, 2014 6:54 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Genvibe Erie mini meet August 22-24
Replies: 29
Views: 3630

Re: Genvibe Erie mini meet August 22-24

The road the hotel is on (route 832) leads right into the park, if that is any consolation. I have no problem meeting then cruising, getting lost in an unknown area is a pet peeve of mine. I'll post on Facebook and get reaction.
by hotbug1776
Sun Aug 17, 2014 5:52 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Genvibe Erie mini meet August 22-24
Replies: 29
Views: 3630

Re: Genvibe Erie mini meet August 22-24

are we going to be meeting at the hotel and than head to beach 11 or just meet there? Cause I never been out there, don't know about anyone else. If you are more comfortable meeting at the hotel or the gas station or even the BK next to the campgrounds, we can do that. Is anyone going to want hotdo...
by hotbug1776
Thu Aug 14, 2014 6:11 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Genvibe Erie mini meet August 22-24
Replies: 29
Views: 3630

Re: Genvibe Erie mini meet August 22-24

Looks like I got the day off, things are good to go. Can't tell from the park's map, is Presque Isle beach 11 by Horsehoe Pond? Here's a map... http://www.mobilemaplets.com/thumbnails/2470_thumbnail-1024.jpg Entrance to the park is to the left of the map. About 3/4th the way across the map (left to...
by hotbug1776
Wed Aug 13, 2014 6:59 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Genvibe Erie mini meet August 22-24
Replies: 29
Views: 3630

Re: Genvibe Erie mini meet August 22-24

10 days and counting!!! I don't have a definite list of attendees, but I hope its a number comparable to Pontiac. I may call today for my camping reservation. With the way the weather is going, please bring warm clothing to sleep in, and maybe a light jacket for the day. Any wet weather will change ...
by hotbug1776
Wed Aug 06, 2014 6:27 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Genvibe Erie mini meet August 22-24
Replies: 29
Views: 3630

Re: Genvibe Erie mini meet August 22-24

Hey! I work till 3 on Saturday. What are the procedures for the car show? Showing up early or meeting somewhere before hand? I am literally right down the road from it, so I just need to get out of work, change, then drive over or to where ever we're meeting! We will be at beach 11 for a bit, then ...
by hotbug1776
Thu Jul 31, 2014 1:35 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Genvibe Erie mini meet August 22-24
Replies: 29
Views: 3630

Re: Genvibe Erie mini meet August 22-24

For the Aug 22-24 meet.... is the beach/carshow/cruse on that Saturday Aug 23 ?? I would be only able to stay just one night want to make sure I book the room for the correct :roll: night Yes, the 23rd is when everything will be "officially" going on. I plan on doing this pretty much the way HCMO d...
by hotbug1776
Thu Jul 24, 2014 11:37 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Genvibe Erie mini meet August 22-24
Replies: 29
Views: 3630

Re: Genvibe Erie mini meet August 22-24

All Reservations should be made by the 8th, as the rooms are held only until then. I am linking this page to the Facebook page to make everything centralized here.
by hotbug1776
Thu Jul 17, 2014 10:26 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Genvibe Erie mini meet August 22-24
Replies: 29
Views: 3630

Genvibe Erie mini meet August 22-24

Hotel is group reserved. Quality Inn 6467 Sterrettania Rd Fairview, PA 16415 (814) 838-7647 Rooms are $85 a night. You must make reservations by August 8th or rooms will be returned to pool. Includes breakfast and wifi. These rooms are for 2 adults and are 2 queens. 12 non-smoking, 3 smoking. more t...
by hotbug1776
Wed Jul 16, 2014 4:03 am
Forum: Events
Topic: GenVibe meet 2014, July 19 in Pontiac, Ill
Replies: 26
Views: 2971

Re: GenVibe meet 2014, July 19 in Pontiac, Ill

Uh oh, Carrie! Feel better. If you end up better by the weekend there's a place for you! But I'm getting really excited for this. The Best Western in town is booked out, so hopefully there will be a few Vibes there Friday night..... Sorry to hear this Carrie, hope you can make maybe just a Saturday...
by hotbug1776
Mon Jul 14, 2014 12:14 pm
Forum: Audio, Electronics, Electrical
Topic: Vibe Door switch panel add night lights DIY
Replies: 4
Views: 846

Re: Vibe Door swith panel add night lights DIY

Just waiting for your how-to on power window delay off so I can roll my windows up and down with the key off. :D Its a feature on the wife's Impala that I like, well, that and the delay off radio. Hers is 15 minutes or door open, whichever is first. I noticed the Vibe has the battery save as well af...
by hotbug1776
Fri Jul 11, 2014 6:48 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: GenVibe meet 2014, July 19 in Pontiac, Ill
Replies: 26
Views: 2971

Re: GenVibe meet 2014, July 19 in Pontiac, Ill

I'll be staying in Dwight on Friday night, and Pontiac Saturday night. We were going to camp, but alas, young Olivia is still a camp wanderer in search of a potty when needed. Therefore, we will be roughing it in the motel.
by hotbug1776
Wed Jun 25, 2014 9:39 am
Forum: Audio, Electronics, Electrical
Topic: 2004 Vibe Disable Auto Door Lock
Replies: 8
Views: 1761

Re: 2004 Vibe Disable Auto Door Lock

My 04 has never locked any time except when I hit the button. It refuses to lock with keys in the ignition, which I like. It also locks after like 30 seconds after unlocking if you don't open a door.