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by GSlink86
Mon Aug 13, 2012 8:37 am
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Has anyone removed the luggage rack from an 03-08 vibe?
Replies: 11
Views: 1112

Re: Has anyone removed the luggage rack from an 03-08 vibe?

Removed does look good with the roof caps though!

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by GSlink86
Tue Aug 07, 2012 7:48 am
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: Persephone's 2003 Lava Base Vibe (Gambit)
Replies: 27
Views: 4029

Re: Persephone's 2003 Lava Base Vibe (Gambit)

Love the Carbon Wrap on the rack and door trim! Very nice! Keep it Up!
by GSlink86
Thu Aug 02, 2012 8:45 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: Does anyone else do this?
Replies: 10
Views: 889

Re: Does anyone else do this?

I have most definitely done that! I love finding another stock 03 to park next to. I enjoy seeing and showing the difference between stock and mine. lol
by GSlink86
Thu Aug 02, 2012 6:21 am
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Random idea.. What ya think?
Replies: 4
Views: 746

Random idea.. What ya think?

I did this on "Paint" so it looks like crap but it shows my idea. Unfortunetly im at work and not at home were my Graphic Design programs are.. Looking for all the opinions I can get, this was mentioned to me from a buddy and im on the fence about it.. The paint will actually be done in a Flat Black...
by GSlink86
Wed Aug 01, 2012 5:00 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: List your pets
Replies: 378
Views: 63478

Re: List your pets

Since this was revived, figured i'd join in.. Teddy http://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash3/536576_478191475525156_1873780464_n.jpg Toby aka Batboy http://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash3/553646_478191498858487_1119343292_n.jpg Brotherly Love! and they really are brothers.. http://sphotos-a.xx...
by GSlink86
Wed Aug 01, 2012 3:48 am
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: New Vibe On The Block
Replies: 8
Views: 1125

Re: New Vibe On The Block

Welcome to the site! Very clean looking Vibe! Love the Color :D
by GSlink86
Mon Jul 30, 2012 10:44 am
Forum: Washing, Waxing, Cleaning
Topic: Cleaning off Bugs!
Replies: 11
Views: 3135

Re: Cleaning off Bugs!

FW1 Wash and Wax spray works pretty well for bugs and such! Also a awesome quick detailer for entire car! Came across it at a carshow..
by GSlink86
Mon Jul 30, 2012 5:31 am
Forum: Wheels & Tires
Topic: Hydroplaning
Replies: 10
Views: 1102

Re: Hydroplaning

Kuhmo Ecsta 4x Hi-Performance All Season Tires. Absolutely love these tires in all weather conditions! No hydroplaning, unless driving at higher speeds through abnormaly deep water on the road.
by GSlink86
Thu Jul 26, 2012 6:37 am
Forum: Audio, Electronics, Electrical
Topic: Sub Enclosure
Replies: 5
Views: 579

Re: Sub Enclosure

The way your talking about running wires is the same way mine are ran. To be honest you would probably be better off getting a new enclosure. Can be a pain to re-seal enclosures after alterations, which will mess with sound quality and performance if not right. Also depending on type of enclosure an...
by GSlink86
Thu Jul 26, 2012 6:14 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: Anybody ever get a wet Vibe passenger floorboard?
Replies: 12
Views: 2416

Re: Anybody ever get a wet Vibe passenger floorboard?

I had this same problem, AC draintube came off. I had standing water in my passenger floorboard. All it takes is putting your foot in the right spot to knock it off, recommend reattaching with hose clamp to prevent from happening again.
by GSlink86
Mon Jul 23, 2012 8:23 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: Finally some pics of my "new to me" Vibe.
Replies: 9
Views: 841

Re: Finally some pics of my "new to me" Vibe.

Very Nice! Brings back memories of mine when I got it, Same year color and all! Mine is pushing 193,000 Miles and still running stong!
by GSlink86
Mon Jul 23, 2012 3:41 am
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: GSlink's 03 Vibe Base
Replies: 27
Views: 2475

Re: GSlink's 03 Vibe Base

I had done a restore once before already, the reason they clouded up again was after I prep'd the headlights for the Corner Tint. Cleaned them up so good it pulled the Polish off. Im going to do another good restore soon once I get around to adding a coat of tint to my corners, Do it all at once! Th...
by GSlink86
Thu Jul 19, 2012 11:04 am
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: My 2010 Vibe Gt
Replies: 8
Views: 829

Re: My 2010 Vibe Gt

Clean Vibe!

All ya gotta do for pics is hit the "Img" button above the text box and put the link for your photo in between.. [ img ] photo link [ /img ] <like that without spaces!
by GSlink86
Thu Jul 19, 2012 8:24 am
Forum: Engine & Transmission
Topic: 03 Vibe random power loss
Replies: 7
Views: 2878

Re: 03 Vibe random power loss

Welcome to Genvibe! It stinks to hear about that issue, but I don't think it's uncommon for the AWD Vibe to act like this. The automatic in these cars is a pain. The shift points are far and few, it doesn't respond to afterthought throttle input, and it makes these cars seem like they have even les...
by GSlink86
Wed Jul 18, 2012 4:30 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: Another newb!
Replies: 7
Views: 576

Re: Another newb!

Welcome to the site! As for tinting Taillights and Headlights, I had someone previously ask me how I did mine http://forums.genvibe.com/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=30&t=38861 Thats the link to my Garage, there's a post in there on how I did mine if you want to check it out. If you have any questions feel...
by GSlink86
Mon Jul 16, 2012 11:11 am
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: GSlink's 03 Vibe Base
Replies: 27
Views: 2475

Re: GSlink's 03 Vibe Base

Alrighty, LED upgrade's moving along! LED Fog Lights with my 8k HIDs Fog.JPG Red LED Dome lights Dome.JPG White LED Map light Map.JPG I have the same hids and dome lights and I'm going to be doing the map lights soon. Very nice vibe, keep it up! Thanks alot! Im definitely loving the new LEDs! Makes...
by GSlink86
Mon Jul 16, 2012 6:05 am
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: GSlink's 03 Vibe Base
Replies: 27
Views: 2475

Re: GSlink's 03 Vibe Base

LED Tag Lights
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by GSlink86
Mon Jul 16, 2012 6:00 am
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: GSlink's 03 Vibe Base
Replies: 27
Views: 2475

Re: GSlink's 03 Vibe Base

Alrighty, LED upgrade's moving along!

LED Fog Lights with my 8k HIDs
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Red LED Dome lights
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White LED Map light
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by GSlink86
Wed Jul 11, 2012 4:49 am
Forum: Vibe/Member Of The Month
Topic: July 2012 VOTM voting thread
Replies: 6
Views: 1704

Re: July 2012 VOTM voting thread

Thanks to those who have voted, and good luck to Herb and Vaggeto!!

Figured id mention that I should have a few more pics up by weeks end, just waiting for ALL my wonderful LED's to arrive! :D
by GSlink86
Tue Jul 10, 2012 6:41 am
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: Wingnuts 04' Vibe
Replies: 13
Views: 1918

Re: Wingnuts 04' Vibe

Very Nice! Liking that Black fade out on the doors! Also very nice system setup, 128 db on one 12 is killer! For a bet I through some cheapo 2 Dual 12's in Banpass box in my Vibe, ended up hitting 140db and won 50 dollars from my buddy! :D The bet was I couldnt hit over 100db.
by GSlink86
Fri Jul 06, 2012 7:14 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: What do you plug into your 110 outlet?
Replies: 36
Views: 10014

Re: What do you plug into your 110 outlet?

I keep a USB adapter plugged in mine for misc electronics. Have used it in power outages which has been a life saver! I keep a radar detector plugged in to 12v so having the 110 is awesome for cellphones and such, plus the faster charging is nice!
by GSlink86
Wed Jul 04, 2012 3:03 pm
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: Help! I have questions on instaling a subwoofer
Replies: 15
Views: 716

Re: Help! I have questions on instaling a subwoofer

You still need to run a remote wire. No biggy though. You have to run RCA's anyway for you aftermarket amp. I would put the high level input behind the radio that way you can just tap into the back speakers wires there and not have to tear the doors open( surprisingly the area behind the radio is q...
by GSlink86
Fri Jun 29, 2012 8:48 am
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: GSlink's 03 Vibe Base
Replies: 27
Views: 2475

Re: GSlink's 03 Vibe Base

Liked these pics!
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by GSlink86
Wed Jun 27, 2012 11:08 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: GVC Banner Voting
Replies: 21
Views: 5756

Re: GVC Banner Voting

Voted! All good options!
by GSlink86
Wed Jun 27, 2012 4:08 am
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: GSlink's 03 Vibe Base
Replies: 27
Views: 2475

Re: GSlink's 03 Vibe Base

So I got bored last night after work and decided to do some Test Vinyl Wrapping on my interior.. Went with a reflective red, what do you all think? In normal light it actually looks more like it was fiberglassed, then with a darkness and certain lights gives a different effect! (Apologize for having...
by GSlink86
Tue Jun 26, 2012 10:42 am
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: GSlink's 03 Vibe Base
Replies: 27
Views: 2475

Re: GSlink's 03 Vibe Base

3"! Wow, looks so nice. Good find, let me know how they ride and how they hold up, I have long winters with deep snow where I'm from so I wouldn't be able to go that low. Thanks alot man, I was definitely surprised and pleased with the drop I got! Snow would be interesting with it sitting like it i...
by GSlink86
Tue Jun 26, 2012 9:17 am
Forum: Vibe/Member Of The Month
Topic: July 2012 VOTM nomination thread
Replies: 5
Views: 1185

Re: July 2012 VOTM nomination thread

Nice, Appreciate that!
by GSlink86
Tue Jun 26, 2012 5:37 am
Forum: Vibe/Member Of The Month
Topic: Member of the Month - a slow death
Replies: 12
Views: 2190

Re: Member of the Month - a slow death

Quarterly would in theory give more people a chance to vote, in turn should give more members a chance. That with a link like the banner contest could very well bring it back to life. Either way should definitely have MOTY as well!
by GSlink86
Tue Jun 26, 2012 5:22 am
Forum: Vibe/Member Of The Month
Topic: July 2012 VOTM nomination thread
Replies: 5
Views: 1185

Re: July 2012 VOTM nomination thread

For SNG's can I nominate myself?
by GSlink86
Tue Jun 26, 2012 3:57 am
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: GSlink's 03 Vibe Base
Replies: 27
Views: 2475

Re: GSlink's 03 Vibe Base

A slighty older pic but its always good to see what she looked like before! Plus I like this pic with my boys Grand Am Gt layed out..
by GSlink86
Tue Jun 26, 2012 3:36 am
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: GSlink's 03 Vibe Base
Replies: 27
Views: 2475

Re: GSlink's 03 Vibe Base

Looks great lowered, what springs did you use? I might go for the brush as well when if i do my calipers, good call! I ended up picking up some springs made by AG Suspension from a vendor at a Car Show. They are rated for a 2" Drop but I ended up getting about 3" because they are a softer spring, b...
by GSlink86
Mon Jun 25, 2012 6:41 am
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: GSlink's 03 Vibe Base
Replies: 27
Views: 2475

Re: GSlink's 03 Vibe Base

Very nice with the drop, and I just noticed your calipers are painted. How big a job was it getting them cleaned and prepped for painting? That's on my to-do list for the near future, keep up the good work! Thanks, Painting the calipers was fairly simple. I just picked up one of the Dupli-Color Bra...
by GSlink86
Sat Jun 23, 2012 5:37 pm
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: GSlink's 03 Vibe Base
Replies: 27
Views: 2475

Re: GSlink's 03 Vibe Base

Doug14 - Appreciate it!

Some better after shots:
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by GSlink86
Sat Jun 23, 2012 5:13 pm
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: GSlink's 03 Vibe Base
Replies: 27
Views: 2475

Re: GSlink's 03 Vibe Base

Other side..
by GSlink86
Sat Jun 23, 2012 5:10 pm
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: GSlink's 03 Vibe Base
Replies: 27
Views: 2475

Re: GSlink's 03 Vibe Base

Alright finally found time to do my drop, here's some before and after pics! Loving the new stance!
by GSlink86
Sat Jun 16, 2012 1:38 pm
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: GSlink's 03 Vibe Base
Replies: 27
Views: 2475

Re: GSlink's 03 Vibe Base

Honestly the hardest part of the rack was pulling it off the car without breaking all the clips! But once I got it off the car I completely disassembled it so all I had was the silver rails. Cleaned rails with simple green and scotchbrite pad, rinsed then cleaned again with denatured alcohol(isoprop...
by GSlink86
Fri Jun 15, 2012 5:50 am
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: GSlink's 03 Vibe Base
Replies: 27
Views: 2475

Re: GSlink's 03 Vibe Base

Vaggeto- To tint the lights I wet sanded with 1500 followed by 2000 grit paper. Cleaned then I taped off the two oblong square reflectors the tails have each. Sprayed a coat of VHT NightShades, and let dry. Next pulled the tape and did a second coat of the NightShades over entire light. I did this j...
by GSlink86
Wed Jun 13, 2012 9:09 am
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: GSlink's 03 Vibe Base
Replies: 27
Views: 2475

GSlink's 03 Vibe Base

Well been roaming around the site for awhile now and finally decided to get more active so here's my baby... So far: Flat Black Focal F05 18's wrapped in Kuhmo All Season Rubbers Tinted Windows, Tail lights and Front Corners Straight Pipe Exhaust Removed roof rack cross bars and painted rack Flat Bl...