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by ZubenElGenubi
Sat Feb 25, 2017 4:49 pm
Forum: Problems & Warranty Issues
Topic: Radio lights going out
Replies: 81
Views: 74018

Re: Radio lights going out

Again, GENVIBE to the rescue (joatmon, especially) All three of my lights finally went out on the stock radio (yes, I still have my 2004 Vibe as my daily driver!). So, after a couple of months of trying to remember settings, I went to Radio Shack and picked up a couple pairs of the 12V, 60mA bulbs (...
by ZubenElGenubi
Thu Nov 10, 2011 12:38 am
Forum: Interior
Topic: Solid Cargo Cover - First Try
Replies: 96
Views: 26429

Re: (jkm311)

Love seeing this thread still active!Even though my prototype was a solid cover - and I like the look of a solid cover - I much prefer the hinged cover. It takes just an extra minute to install, but is much easier to remove and stow, if needed. Also, one can use thinner (eg., lighter) wood and still...
by ZubenElGenubi
Tue Sep 13, 2011 12:28 am
Forum: Photography and Photoshop
Topic: Home made Freddy Glove
Replies: 13
Views: 3324

Re: (A Psycho Martyr)

First of all, great work. Very ingeneous.Second, maybe I'm being overly-cautious, but if you plan on using this in public,I recommend putting some clear silicone over the tips to prevent accidental "Freddy-ness", IYKWIM.Third, I happen to know someone who worked on the recent remake on NoES and am g...
by ZubenElGenubi
Fri Apr 15, 2011 3:17 am
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: ZubenElGenubi - 2004 Vibe Base
Replies: 34
Views: 22749

Re: ZubenElGenubi - 2004 Vibe Base (A Psycho Martyr)

Wow, APM; this is nearly a 2-year bump!My Vibe has taken a beating over the past year. Still looks good externally - and getting awesome mileage since I did a couple of oil treatments/changes last month. I've averaged over 33 MPG for the last three tanks (in an automatic, no less). And the interior ...
by ZubenElGenubi
Fri Apr 15, 2011 3:07 am
Forum: Exterior
Topic: BUYING A BODY KIT
Replies: 3
Views: 849

Re: BUYING A BODY KIT (VforVIBE)

Quote, originally posted by VforVIBE »

Actually it's cheaper to go aftermarket then OEM, so I'd say it's a rational thought.

Are you including the painting in the cost, too? Most of the AM stuff isn't painted, IIRC.

by ZubenElGenubi
Fri Apr 15, 2011 3:05 am
Forum: Exterior
Topic: I Backed into a trailer. $880. Please help
Replies: 14
Views: 1423

Re: (HawaiiPontiacLover)

Quote, originally posted by HawaiiPontiacLover »I'm sorry Just wondering...what does one use to heat it? A heat gun. It's like a roided hair dryer. Used for shrink wrapping and some hobby stuff (like mono-koting R/C aircraft).Heating and re-shaping should work. I did that for my mom's Toyota Camry ...
by ZubenElGenubi
Tue May 18, 2010 6:59 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: GenVibe Member Map at Frappr!
Replies: 131
Views: 51772

Re: (AdmRose)

Yep. It was fun for a while, but after it got sold to Platial, things went down south.They did contact me at the end of 2009 and allowed me to save an archive file that supposedly has all our data, but I'm not sure. The KML looks okay, but I'm not sure if everybody is in there. Plus, I have no idea ...
by ZubenElGenubi
Mon Mar 08, 2010 5:29 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Help Identify This Vehicle - UPDATE: SUSPECT ARRESTED!
Replies: 18
Views: 2624

SUSPECT ARRESTED!

A suspect has been arrested in the case.

http://www.chron.com/disp/stor....html

Video Article:
http://www.chron.com/disp/vide...25001

Thanks for your suggestions. Am still hoping to find out what vehicle that was, out of curiosity.

by ZubenElGenubi
Thu Mar 04, 2010 7:36 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Help Identify This Vehicle - UPDATE: SUSPECT ARRESTED!
Replies: 18
Views: 2624

Re: Help Identify This Vehicle (millster)

Don't know about the newer Accords; not enough taillight. Also, rear window is clipped at base (the original image rear window looks like it tapers to a point).
by ZubenElGenubi
Thu Mar 04, 2010 6:44 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Help Identify This Vehicle - UPDATE: SUSPECT ARRESTED!
Replies: 18
Views: 2624

Re: Help Identify This Vehicle (djkeev)

I totally agree, Dave. I'm seriously thinking of asking CrimeStoppers if they'll send me multiple frames of the car so I can process them in PS with some noise-reduction software I use for my astrophotos. Might very well enhance the image significantly.RE: Honda Accord guess...still not convinced. T...
by ZubenElGenubi
Thu Mar 04, 2010 6:28 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Help Identify This Vehicle - UPDATE: SUSPECT ARRESTED!
Replies: 18
Views: 2624

Re: Help Identify This Vehicle (ou.grizzly)

Quote, originally posted by ou.grizzly »
4 door Honda Accord with aftermarket rims?

You mean like this?


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by ZubenElGenubi
Thu Mar 04, 2010 6:23 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Help Identify This Vehicle - UPDATE: SUSPECT ARRESTED!
Replies: 18
Views: 2624

Help Identify This Vehicle - UPDATE: SUSPECT ARRESTED!

A 15-year old girl was sexually assaulted in her home in an adjacent subdivision last weekend. (Click for link to Crime Stoppers flyer on this)The suspect stole and then used the victim's credit card at a nearby WalMart, where a few images of him were captured, along with a picture of the vehicle he...
by ZubenElGenubi
Mon Dec 28, 2009 3:30 am
Forum: US - South Central
Topic: need someone in Houston...
Replies: 1
Views: 1293

Re: need someone in Houston... (lparker)

Welcome to genvibe.com!Sorry to hear about your audio issue. I assume you're using a factory radio. If you're getting no bass response when changing the EQ settings, it's most likely the circuitry in the head unit (HU) and you may be best off replacing the entire HU. They come up on eBay frequently ...
by ZubenElGenubi
Mon Dec 28, 2009 3:21 am
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: vibe gt-rc!!!
Replies: 25
Views: 6992

Re: (atro2020)

Quote, originally posted by atro2020 »i really like your mods. really cooland also myself, i still have not secured funds to do any mods to mine yet, but i have found a few pics that i truly likean all blacked-out GT.... nice Thanks for the reference! Mine's not a GT, but I do like the appearance m...
by ZubenElGenubi
Mon Dec 28, 2009 2:04 am
Forum: Humor
Topic: "Name that Movie" Game based on Quotes from Said Movie
Replies: 82
Views: 12559

Re: (bodhi_tree777)

STFUDonny.... Big Lebowski.

You sly dog! You got me monologuing!

by ZubenElGenubi
Tue Jun 23, 2009 6:15 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Immortalized by the Google Street View car!
Replies: 11
Views: 2259

Re: Immortalized by the Google Street View car! (BadBrew)

We expect pics or link to Google Street View when it does come out.

I'd read somewhere that turnaround time was fairly quick, like less than 60 days.

I kept a screenshot of our home since it was taken just before Hurricane Ike.

by ZubenElGenubi
Mon Jun 15, 2009 12:42 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Poll: Favorite Pixar Movie - 2009 Version
Replies: 11
Views: 11362

Re: (NUBlackshirts)

Saw UP (Digital 3D) with my wife last weekend. It was just short of excellent; I only had one minor logic issue (such as logic goes in an animated feature), but overall the story was very good. (BTW, I'd never seen a 3D flik before and Pixar did it right; it was very subtle, and felt perfectly natur...
by ZubenElGenubi
Tue Jun 09, 2009 11:50 pm
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: Roof Top Boxes - Thule
Replies: 9
Views: 2485

Re: (lovemyraffe)

We have a Yakima Space Cadet that we've used on my Vibe a couple of times:

You might check out this thread some more info:
http://forums.genvibe.com/zerothread?id=28861

by ZubenElGenubi
Thu May 28, 2009 6:37 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: What is the strangest/wierdest movie you have ever seen...
Replies: 31
Views: 4635

Re: What is the strangest/wierdest movie you have ever seen... (BlueCrush)

That's frickin' hilarious, because I have a Threadless T-shirt called "Spoilt" that reveals the twists of those two movies, among others:I've seen a lot of bad movies, but I'm going to define "strange" as one that wasn't necessarily bad, but left me confused when it was over. By that definition, I'l...
by ZubenElGenubi
Thu May 28, 2009 6:18 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Poll: Favorite Pixar Movie - 2009 Version
Replies: 11
Views: 11362

Re: Poll: Favorite Pixar Movie - 2009 Version (BlueCrush)

It's still Toy Story 2 for me, but I haven't seen UP yet. Although I highly suspect it won't bump TS2 from its place. Since I did the last poll, Ratatouille has moved up my list some and Wall-E falls in the middle somewhere. But, I'm gonna wait until after this weekend. I'm actually hoping to convin...
by ZubenElGenubi
Thu May 28, 2009 5:58 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Poll: Favorite Pixar Movie - 2009 Version
Replies: 11
Views: 11362

Poll: Favorite Pixar Movie - 2009 Version

A couple of years ago, I started a poll/thread on your favorite Pixar movies at that time. Since then, Wall-E was released and this weekend, Pixar's 10th feature film, UP is coming to theatres. I thought it might be time to do an updated poll to include those movies and see if time has changed anyon...
by ZubenElGenubi
Tue May 19, 2009 4:37 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: what sunglasses do you drive with?
Replies: 24
Views: 2732

Re: (Tubaryan12)

I use a pair of Oakley Flak Jackets with black Iridium polarized lenses. I originally had fire iridium lenses and promptly scratched them. Still, the best sunglasses I've ever owned.
by ZubenElGenubi
Fri May 01, 2009 4:07 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: eBay find : 2002 Pontiac Vibe GT-R Sema show car!
Replies: 20
Views: 4405

Re: eBay find : 2002 Pontiac Vibe GT-R Sema show car! (NascarXprt)

I just got off the phone with a local branch of the Texas Dept. of Transportation (TxDoT). They believe that the 8-digit VIN is an indication that the vehicle does not pass federal safety and/or emission laws and that it cannot be titled. Also, I would need to get information on its Certificate of O...
by ZubenElGenubi
Thu Apr 30, 2009 7:25 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: eBay find : 2002 Pontiac Vibe GT-R Sema show car!
Replies: 20
Views: 4405

Re: eBay find : 2002 Pontiac Vibe GT-R Sema show car! (Jeremy96gase)

Well, I just paid off my Vibe, but I'm seriously going to see how much financing I can line up. Count me in as a potential bidder.
by ZubenElGenubi
Thu Apr 30, 2009 1:10 am
Forum: Engine & Transmission
Topic: Best Mileage Yet
Replies: 49
Views: 8132

Re: (Lboogie)

My mileage has gotten better over the life of the car. Maybe I'm more conservative (heh, after I got my CAI, I gunned the cr@p out of it for a full tank!).

Here's my mileage over the life of the car so far:


Attached files
by ZubenElGenubi
Thu Apr 30, 2009 12:58 am
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: ZubenElGenubi - 2004 Vibe Base
Replies: 34
Views: 22749

Re: ZubenElGenubi - 2004 Vibe Base (ajflan)

Well, I just completed two "mods"..First, I got a new windshield after a rock chip on the very far right corner created a two-foot long crack in about one month. Wish I'd seen the chip, but it was out of view from the cabin (over the black area near the weatherstripping).Second, and most importantly...
by ZubenElGenubi
Thu Apr 30, 2009 12:46 am
Forum: Site Problems, Suggestions, Questions
Topic: User-Defined Font Size not working
Replies: 6
Views: 1867

User-Defined Font Size not working

Since the site has come back, I'm noticing that the user-defined font is not displaying in threads. For example, I've chosen "14 px" as my default font size in my profile (always has been). However, the forum is all displayed in 10 px size (same size as a visitor).It does display the larger font whe...
by ZubenElGenubi
Mon Apr 27, 2009 12:54 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: "GM has no plans to move any Pontiac models to other brands"
Replies: 49
Views: 6127

Re: "GM has no plans to move any Pontiac models to other brands" (NascarXprt)

Cracks me up. I just got a Pontiac marketing email today with the subject, "Pontiac: Drive with Total Confidence"

Effers.

by ZubenElGenubi
Fri Apr 24, 2009 2:10 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Genvibe Chat
Replies: 42
Views: 28047

Re: (poserpriest)

I'm hangin' around... just want to cry about Pontiac a little. {sniff}
http://www.genvibe.com/html/mi...shtml
by ZubenElGenubi
Fri Apr 24, 2009 1:54 pm
Forum: Latest News
Topic: GM may "kill" or sell Pontiac
Replies: 63
Views: 15731

Re: (Ol' Timer)

Guess I better hurry up and get that maintenance and warranty work done!

Really sad..I've owned my Vibe five years on Sunday (paid off earlier this month). Wouldn't have imagined this.

by ZubenElGenubi
Thu Mar 19, 2009 2:39 am
Forum: Latest News
Topic: What the Heck? Vibe is only 4th-best EPA mileage Pontiac?
Replies: 13
Views: 2816

What the Heck? Vibe is only 4th-best EPA mileage Pontiac?

Got an email from Pontiac today and it took me to this site:
http://www.pontiac.com/fuel-efficiency/?evar1=0309

Are you kidding me? The 2009 Vibe only ranks 32 MPG Highway? That has got to be a typo.

I'm gonna dig around and get more numbers...

by ZubenElGenubi
Wed Mar 18, 2009 11:29 pm
Forum: Audio, Electronics, Electrical
Topic: Poll: Interior lighting
Replies: 8
Views: 1234

Re: (hskater26)

Red because:
1) Goes with your current color scheme
2) Better for night vision (seriously)
by ZubenElGenubi
Wed Mar 18, 2009 11:11 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: 2009 March Madness - Yahoo! Tourney
Replies: 3
Views: 505

Re: 2009 March Madness - Yahoo! Tourney (hskater26)

Deadline to get your brackets filled out is 9:20 AM PDT / 12:20 PM EDT today! If you've already got a bracket, you can join the GV group.
by ZubenElGenubi
Wed Mar 18, 2009 6:07 am
Forum: Wheels & Tires
Topic: Which model ....
Replies: 14
Views: 1633

Re: Which model .... (dragon64)

I used the app that dragon64 posted..I'm voting for #2. Looks stronger. (cool app BTW...like the "spin" option).
by ZubenElGenubi
Wed Mar 18, 2009 6:00 am
Forum: Audio, Electronics, Electrical
Topic: got some bad news...
Replies: 12
Views: 1609

Re: got some bad news... (SuperSpeedWagon)

Oh, man, Jorge. That's just awful to hear. Make your bro feel as guilty as possible; maybe he'll chip in for part of the deductible.
by ZubenElGenubi
Wed Mar 18, 2009 5:57 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: 2009 March Madness - Yahoo! Tourney
Replies: 3
Views: 505

2009 March Madness - Yahoo! Tourney

Wow...I can't believe no one's set this up yet. Might be a little late, but I'll get it going. March Madness is upon us and I've set up a Yahoo Group for their "Tourney Pick'em '09".http://tournament.fantasysport...groupGroup: GenVibe (You must use ID# 183330)Password: notatrixLast year, I gave away...
by ZubenElGenubi
Wed Feb 18, 2009 6:15 am
Forum: Latest News
Topic: GM to air news conference at 630PM EST discussing viability...
Replies: 9
Views: 2036

Re: GM to air news conference at 630PM EST discussing viability... (ragingfish)

According to a Reuters UK news article, GM is only focusing on "the company's three strongest global brands -- Chevrolet, Cadillac and Buick, as well as its GMC truck brand."

Sounds like Pontiac is off the list to me. Guess I better get my recall work done and soon.

by ZubenElGenubi
Mon Nov 10, 2008 12:44 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: The Official "Price You Paid For Gas" Thread
Replies: 1608
Views: 186957

Re: The Official "Price You Paid For Gas" Thread (ragingfish)

Quote, originally posted by ragingfish »There are a whole bunch of threads floating around regarding gas prices, but I thought it would be cool to start a new one. Everyone post your most recent gas prices here, and the city/state you bought in. Would be neat to see if we can spot trends in differe...
by ZubenElGenubi
Mon Nov 10, 2008 12:40 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: If GM will go totally bankrupt?
Replies: 85
Views: 8529

Re: (jake75)

As a person who leans to free-market policy, I'm appalled that the government is considering injecting capital into the Big 3. But if it must be done, then some serious conditions should be made in addition to payback to the government. The 1979 Chrysler loan is a good example of how such an agreeme...
by ZubenElGenubi
Fri Oct 24, 2008 7:41 am
Forum: The Others
Topic: Pontiac G3, coming to U.S.
Replies: 14
Views: 2239

Re: (northvibe)

Just got a Pontiac email with a link to a website about the G3:
http://www.pontiac.com/showFutureG3.do

Looks a lot like the Saturn Aura 4-door hatchback. Bleh.

by ZubenElGenubi
Fri Sep 19, 2008 1:26 am
Forum: US - South Central
Topic: IKE
Replies: 39
Views: 7619

Re: (ArcsVibe)

We survived Ike. Sorry for not checking back in!I'm in NW Harris County and we were west of the center of circulation (which pretty much rode up I-45). Lost power around 2AM Saturday; got power back around 2PM Monday.We are extremely lucky. Lots of tree damage in our area, but few homes damaged. I s...
by ZubenElGenubi
Fri Sep 19, 2008 12:55 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: CERN Atom smasher experiment.
Replies: 25
Views: 2140

Re: (kowell)

I wasn't worried about power up; they're only testing particle accelleration at this time (at least, until the transformer loss).The real surprise wasn't going to happen (if at all) until the first particle collisions started happening. Was supposed to be next week, but that's off. In fact, the high...
by ZubenElGenubi
Fri Sep 19, 2008 12:44 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: September 19 - International Talk Like a Pirate Day
Replies: 43
Views: 8619

Re: (Nelson)

Ahoy, lads and lassies! I've weathered the mighty hurricane winds and navigated my fine ship back to port.

Now, show me the wenches! ARRRRR!

by ZubenElGenubi
Thu Sep 11, 2008 11:26 pm
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: GenVibe Member Map at Frappr!
Replies: 131
Views: 51772

Re: (GoodVibErations2004)

Try re-submitting your pushpin again; I usually have to approve new pushpins and don't see any to approve.Admittedly, Frappr hasn't been updating their application to my liking. I have made several requests to fix our group (ex. lots of inactive members, many members not visible on map) and to no av...
by ZubenElGenubi
Tue Aug 26, 2008 4:26 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Poll: Favorite Pixar Movie
Replies: 27
Views: 3294

Re: (zionzr2)

Holy thread revival! Funny that it came back, cuz I was looking at it about a week ago trying to figure out how to add "Wall-E" to the list (I can't).

Would have to start an entirely new thread...

Quote, originally posted by Whelan »

I also love the others like Shark Tales.

Um, not a Pixar movie..

by ZubenElGenubi
Fri Aug 22, 2008 4:38 am
Forum: Wheels & Tires
Topic: Finaly the Day Has Arrived!!
Replies: 11
Views: 1279

Re: (zionzr2)

Quote, originally posted by zionzr2 »I havent had them long enough to accurately track. I am tracking and will post if there are any changes in economy. I am not expecting any significant differences.Nice pick on the Tripletreds! I've had mine for about 30K miles so far (replaced Kuhmo Ecstas) and ...
by ZubenElGenubi
Sat Jul 19, 2008 8:11 am
Forum: Tech Info & Do-It-Yourself Info
Topic: HOW TO: 3RD BRAKE LIGHT OVERLAY INSIDE MOUNT
Replies: 17
Views: 10372

Re: HOW TO: 3RD BRAKE LIGHT OVERLAY INSIDE MOUNT (milocas)

Quote, originally posted by milocas »can someone give me the size of the third light?!?! thanksSize 912...in owner's manual.Great write up, BTW. I wish I'd been smart enough to search the forums before trying to replace the center brake light bulb. The owner's manual instructions are ¢r@P and I ...
by ZubenElGenubi
Fri Jul 18, 2008 5:24 am
Forum: Engine & Transmission
Topic: hydrogen kit for the vibe
Replies: 61
Views: 5595

Re: (rekline)

Quote, originally posted by rekline »sorry to hurt your head with so much info you don't understand. I'll let you know results, honestly good or bad.rickHere's what I understand: When this is all said and done, you'll have spent more time and effort than most of us on the boards in voiding your war...
by ZubenElGenubi
Thu Jul 17, 2008 8:03 am
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Re: Official GenVibe.com windshield flyer?
Replies: 71
Views: 9654

Re: (bull77)

Here's a link to a thread with some flyers I whipped up a couple years back:
http://forums.genvibe.com/zerothread?id=18937
by ZubenElGenubi
Wed Jul 16, 2008 7:14 am
Forum: Engine & Transmission
Topic: hydrogen kit for the vibe
Replies: 61
Views: 5595

Re: (rekline)

Quote, originally posted by rekline »Have been experimenting on wifes 05 vibe. Ordered $75. hho gen. off ebay. threw everything away except tubing & fittings. Bought 1/2 gal. pickle jar with metal cap from wal-mart. used glass for gen. because of much better heat dissapation & its cool to see whats...

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