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by REN69
Sat Mar 05, 2016 2:21 pm
Forum: Tech Info & Do-It-Yourself Info
Topic: How To change blower motor and blower motor resistor
Replies: 38
Views: 48927

Re: How To change blower motor and blower motor resistor

Just changed the wife's blower motor... this thread rocks, thanks guys!! :)
by REN69
Thu Feb 11, 2016 5:55 pm
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: Parting out an 03 GT 250km
Replies: 90
Views: 9203

Re: Parting out an 03 GT 250km

how much for the wiper stalk? I want intermittent wipers on the Corolla XRS... lmk as well as the glovebox handle. :)
by REN69
Sat Feb 06, 2016 12:41 pm
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: Parting out an 03 GT 250km
Replies: 90
Views: 9203

Re: Parting out an 03 GT 250km

Need that glove box handle assembly, ours is broken.

If I could get it without the glove box attached would be great, lmk... I'm in Courtice(Oshawa) haven't been down your way in a while, so most likely would have it shipped to my work.
by REN69
Mon Oct 27, 2014 3:24 pm
Forum: Canada - Ontario
Topic: Carbon fiber wrap on front end???
Replies: 8
Views: 1224

Re: Carbon fiber wrap on front end???

my buddy had it done to his Camry... I believe a place in Scarborough, if that's not too far for you I can find out.
by REN69
Fri Oct 17, 2014 7:02 pm
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: WTB: Glovebox - ON (Toronto area)
Replies: 5
Views: 312

Re: WTB: Glovebox - ON (Toronto area)

yeah... that's pretty much what broke, the door itself is back on properly, it just now won't stay because of the broken handle.

Would you sell that? I can PM you my postal code to check shipping.
by REN69
Thu Oct 16, 2014 11:09 am
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: WTB: Glovebox - ON (Toronto area)
Replies: 5
Views: 312

Re: WTB: Glovebox - ON (Toronto area)

technically no, lol they put it out of place and then they couldn't put it back on properly... then my wife closed it and couldn't open it, she broke the handle trying to open it, lol
by REN69
Wed Oct 15, 2014 7:35 pm
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: WTB: Glovebox - ON (Toronto area)
Replies: 5
Views: 312

WTB: Glovebox - ON (Toronto area)

looking for a glovebox for our vibe, the oil guys broke it trying to change the cabin filter... located east of Toronto, in the Clarington area.

thanks.
by REN69
Sat Feb 08, 2014 11:36 am
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: 2003 PONTIAC VIBE GT COMPLETE OUT PART OUT.. WITH PICTURES
Replies: 61
Views: 4468

Re: 2003 PONTIAC VIBE GT COMPLETE OUT PART OUT.. WITH PICTUR

looking for the ECU as well
by REN69
Sun Feb 02, 2014 1:56 pm
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: [FS] 2ZZ ECU, 1ZZ Starter, 2ZZ Airbox, & MORE
Replies: 7
Views: 1330

Re: [FS] 2ZZ ECU, 1ZZ CAI, 1ZZ Starter, 2ZZ Airbox, & MORE

what's the Lift set at on this ECU?? is it the lower lift point (6200) or the higher lift point?
by REN69
Fri Jan 31, 2014 5:47 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Anyone using Windows 8?
Replies: 14
Views: 1439

Re: Anyone using Windows 8?

Chrome is definitely better than any version IE will throw in..

and just for the lulz...

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by REN69
Sat Jan 11, 2014 3:31 pm
Forum: Wheels & Tires
Topic: Winter Driving with 2004 AWD
Replies: 19
Views: 1601

Re: Winter Driving with 2004 AWD

My wife loves her 04 AWD... I drove it in the snow the other day and it definitely is a tank in the snow, it just goes. When we bought the car, even though reviews said it was slower and heavier and the fuel mileage was lower than the FWD models, watching this video made me realize that we had made ...
by REN69
Sat Jan 11, 2014 3:17 pm
Forum: Canada - Ontario
Topic: Momo rims and lug nuts...
Replies: 2
Views: 672

Re: Momo rims and lug nuts...

go to a tire shop and buy the lugnuts there... lol
by REN69
Fri Jan 10, 2014 4:55 am
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: 2003 pontiac vibe gt
Replies: 13
Views: 1385

Re: 2003 pontiac vibe gt

ECU still available?
by REN69
Tue Dec 10, 2013 6:14 pm
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: FS: corolla/matrix/vibe/mr2 powertrain parts and mor
Replies: 5
Views: 655

Re: FS: corolla/matrix/vibe/mr2 powertrain parts and mor

still spoken for? I'm probably picking up a Cosmo racing.
by REN69
Tue Nov 26, 2013 5:30 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Durham Region Meet
Replies: 26
Views: 2122

Re: Durham Region Meet

They still have Toyota meets in Sauga??? lol who knew... I'm in Durham as well, there are Friday night Subaru meets at the Timmies on Thickson and Consumers dr that I sometimes go to, maybe we should get a bunch of area guys and meet there. I'd probably be taking my XRS Corolla though, not the Vibe ...
by REN69
Tue Nov 19, 2013 5:39 pm
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: Scion TC Rims BLACK W/ RED LIP
Replies: 1
Views: 818

Re: Scion TC Rims BLACK W/ RED LIP

what's your location?
by REN69
Tue Nov 19, 2013 5:29 pm
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: FS: corolla/matrix/vibe/mr2 powertrain parts and mor
Replies: 5
Views: 655

Re: FS: corolla/matrix/vibe/mr2 powertrain parts and mor

do you still have the 2zz intake with PRM filter?? I just picked up a Corolla XRS so I'm looking for one, let me know and I'll take it if it works with this 2ZZ.

thanks!
by REN69
Sat Aug 03, 2013 2:04 pm
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: Vibe Upgrade Monsoon Audio system to Hurricane DIY
Replies: 21
Views: 11917

Re: Vibe Upgrade Monsoon Audio system to Hurricane DIY

Quick question... what if I was to run the wires from the amp on the JVC head unit into the wires going to the amp (so technically feeding 10w or whatever from the HU to the amp) would this blow the amp or would it be ok?
by REN69
Sat Aug 03, 2013 1:50 pm
Forum: Audio, Electronics, Electrical
Topic: New car stereo (DUAL) tends to explode...
Replies: 4
Views: 516

Re: New car stereo (DUAL) tends to explode...

Mine does that too, and mine is a JVC... Dual is a cheaper brand so it's not the stereo that's the problem, it's the OEM amp picking up noise I believe.
by REN69
Sat Jun 08, 2013 9:48 am
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: SOLD Cosmo SRI
Replies: 10
Views: 563

Re: FS: Cosmo SRI

I'll take it... finger on paypal trigger waiting.

pm'd
by REN69
Fri May 24, 2013 3:57 pm
Forum: Canada - Ontario
Topic: Need a shop/technician for a clutch replacement (Markham)
Replies: 1
Views: 485

Re: Need a shop/technician for a clutch replacement (Markham

not sure if this shop is still around, but the Toronto Toyota guys used to swear by T-Lex in Scarborough.
by REN69
Sat May 18, 2013 11:07 am
Forum: Wheels & Tires
Topic: 2009 Vibe GT wheels on 2004 Vibe Base
Replies: 10
Views: 1532

Re: 2009 Vibe GT wheels on 2004 Vibe Base

offset is the distance of the mounting points from the center of the wheel... usually a 1-2 digit positive or negative number like +45, 0(zero) or -15, etc...

you're describing Bolt Pattern when you say 5x114.3 or 5x100. :)
by REN69
Tue Apr 23, 2013 6:57 pm
Forum: Audio, Electronics, Electrical
Topic: Stereo upgrade
Replies: 4
Views: 691

Re: Stereo upgrade

I think you're good there, though my harness actually came with the antenna adaptor included... Scosche branded and bought at Walmart. I did look at an E2 branded harness at Canadian tire and it also included the adaptor.
by REN69
Sun Apr 07, 2013 10:53 am
Forum: Canada - Ontario
Topic: Ontario Roll Call
Replies: 96
Views: 19981

Re: Ontario Roll Call

anyone here just move to Courtice?? blue Vibe with gold wheels? you live up the street from me. :)
by REN69
Fri Mar 29, 2013 7:06 am
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Dull paint - 04 Vibe
Replies: 2
Views: 681

Dull paint - 04 Vibe

bought our 04 Vibe about a month ago, now that spring is here I'm thinking of attemting to revive our paint, the car is white and dull, way too dull... a well taken care of car no doubt, just don't think these people knew how to take care of their paint. I'd like to see some pics of what you had to ...
by REN69
Fri Mar 29, 2013 6:53 am
Forum: Audio, Electronics, Electrical
Topic: Looking at new head unit **UPDATED**
Replies: 17
Views: 1838

Re: Looking at new head unit **UPDATED**

no it won't... the blinking light is antitheft for the HU only, as far as I could tell... unless your car was actually advertised and proven as having an "alarm system" most cars come with keyless entry, not really alarm... just remote to lock/unlock your doors.
by REN69
Fri Mar 29, 2013 6:39 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Elantra Touring versus the Vibe
Replies: 6
Views: 1737

Re: Elantra Touring versus the Vibe

Just noticed this thread and know it's old... but funny thing was before we bought our older (albeit cheaper) Vibe, we were considering either an 09 Vibe with the 2.4L and a 2009 Elantra touring, both were (and I think still are) at the same dealership, I drove both and was amazed at the ride qualit...
by REN69
Fri Mar 29, 2013 6:23 am
Forum: Canada - Ontario
Topic: Ontario Roll Call
Replies: 96
Views: 19981

Re: Ontario Roll Call

^nice... I bought mine from your area. :)
by REN69
Sun Mar 24, 2013 7:36 am
Forum: Audio, Electronics, Electrical
Topic: Moon and Tunes and Radios
Replies: 15
Views: 2714

Re: Moon and Tunes and Radios

yeah there's an optional pocket... meaning you can take it off and put a double din unit instead of single din... great kit, just need to fit it better on the sides, I'm going to try that now actually, lol.
by REN69
Sun Mar 24, 2013 7:27 am
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: Plug and play radio
Replies: 9
Views: 547

Re: Plug and play radio

all PMs and Emails have been replied to. Shocked it is still sitting on a shelf :o I bet is the lack of bluetooth, everyone seems to be looking for that, specially now that laws have changed regarding driving with your phone on your head and the $500+ fines everyone is getting when they get caught.
by REN69
Sun Mar 24, 2013 7:24 am
Forum: Canada - Ontario
Topic: Resonator
Replies: 2
Views: 591

Re: Resonator

a Resonator will make the system quieter, not by much but you will notice it... these are meant for use with aftermarket straight through mufflers most of the time, as they'll drown out the droning sound of an aftermarket muffer. if you're still on the oem exhaust, then really there's no use for it ...
by REN69
Sun Mar 24, 2013 7:16 am
Forum: Canada - Ontario
Topic: Ontario Roll Call
Replies: 96
Views: 19981

Re: Ontario Roll Call

probably not many Vibes, it's first meet of the season so it might be quiet.
by REN69
Fri Mar 22, 2013 5:46 pm
Forum: Audio, Electronics, Electrical
Topic: Moon and Tunes and Radios
Replies: 15
Views: 2714

Re: Moon and Tunes and Radios

Just finished my install, wiring was easy as always... I bypassed the HU's amp and used a pair of cheap RCA's that were the only ones I could find, these are running to the OEM amp... also found a good spot for the BT microphone, fit like a glove. my only problem now is I've picked up a thump everyt...
by REN69
Thu Mar 21, 2013 1:51 pm
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: WTB: Parts to make my new Vibe perfect
Replies: 4
Views: 320

Re: WTB: Parts to make my new Vibe perfect

got my dash kit and harness (scosche branded) at Walmart, this was in Canada but I believe the US walmart carry them as well... the harness I got even came with the antenna adaptor.
by REN69
Thu Mar 21, 2013 1:47 pm
Forum: Canada - Ontario
Topic: Ontario Roll Call
Replies: 96
Views: 19981

Re: Ontario Roll Call

There's a meet at Kennedy commons in Scarborough on march 30th (8pm'ish), I usually organize these for toyotanation and dorikaze (canadian old school toyota site) depending on weather, I may be either driving the Vibe (if still snowing) or my Supra... if anyone is in the area, come by and say hi. :)...
by REN69
Thu Mar 21, 2013 1:44 pm
Forum: Wheels & Tires
Topic: Severely Corroded Rim
Replies: 7
Views: 663

Re: Severely Corroded Rim

I thought salt wasnt used in AB? or at least I was under that impression from other canadian sites.
by REN69
Sat Mar 16, 2013 9:12 am
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: FS: tein h-tech's
Replies: 10
Views: 932

Re: FS: tein h-tech's

basically a 2" drop after they settle down? hmmm... I'll ask my wife and see.
by REN69
Thu Mar 14, 2013 7:46 pm
Forum: Audio, Electronics, Electrical
Topic: Moon and Tunes and Radios
Replies: 15
Views: 2714

Re: Moon and Tunes and Radios

I just upgraded my "Moon & Tunes" system on my '04 GT. I got my system through Crutchfield, which they supplied the free GM adapter harness - which has the blue and white stripe "amp & antenna turn on wire". I got a Kenwood system; Kenwood Excelon KDC-X796 CD Receiver, K...
by REN69
Sat Mar 09, 2013 9:05 am
Forum: Wheels & Tires
Topic: Will a stock sized tire fit on new rims?
Replies: 8
Views: 747

Re: Will a stock sized tire fit on new rims?

vibebolista, you have any close up pics of your car?? I found a set of 17x7 ET38's for a good price, just curious as to what the size looks like and what tire size you run.
by REN69
Fri Mar 08, 2013 7:02 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: Vibe Upgrade Monsoon Audio system to Hurricane DIY
Replies: 21
Views: 11917

Re: Vibe Upgrade Monsoon Audio system to Hurricane

awesome thread man, gives me a lot of ideas and tells me mine is not going to be easy, probably the most challenging install yet for me. (I'm used to quick installs on my toyotas lol) I have the same system, minus the sub... quick question, if I were to run speakers wiring like you did, could I run ...
by REN69
Wed Mar 06, 2013 5:30 pm
Forum: Wheels & Tires
Topic: Will a stock sized tire fit on new rims?
Replies: 8
Views: 747

Re: Will a stock sized tire fit on new rims?

it will fit... 7" is not a big stretch really, won't even make a dent in the install.
by REN69
Wed Mar 06, 2013 5:27 pm
Forum: Audio, Electronics, Electrical
Topic: I'm looking for a good and cheap Stereo/mp3/usb
Replies: 7
Views: 834

Re: I'm looking for a good and cheap Stereo/mp3/usb

yeah it seems to be big salepoint these days, though any car guy would probably go out and buy their own stereo and upgrade either way.
by REN69
Wed Mar 06, 2013 4:43 pm
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: Wife's new beater... 2004 Frosty Vibe
Replies: 11
Views: 720

Re: Wife's new beater... 2004 Frosty Vibe

Thanks...

here's a little funny I did a few weeks back, lol.

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by REN69
Wed Mar 06, 2013 4:27 pm
Forum: Canada - Ontario
Topic: Ontario Roll Call
Replies: 96
Views: 19981

Re: Ontario Roll Call

Clarington area here (more Durham really, lol Work in Ajax live in Courtice) anyone else in the Durham/Clarington area?? we should start meets. ;)
by REN69
Wed Mar 06, 2013 3:45 pm
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: Wife's new beater... 2004 Frosty Vibe
Replies: 11
Views: 720

Re: Wife's new beater... 2004 Frosty Vibe

tpoullauf: I'm in Clarington east of Toronto... she does a lot of driving due to our kid's sports events, so she was racking up the mileage on the Sonata, now that she has the Vibe, the Sonata has become my beater, lol :D thebarber: that's a familiar name from TN, I think I almost bought some of you...
by REN69
Tue Mar 05, 2013 6:10 pm
Forum: Audio, Electronics, Electrical
Topic: I'm looking for a good and cheap Stereo/mp3/usb
Replies: 7
Views: 834

Re: I'm looking for a good and cheap Stereo/mp3/usb

apparently not having the amp makes it easier to upgrade... I would at least opt for a radio one step up from this one, at least then you could get USB and Bluetooth capabilities. Usually Pioneer decks are decent, stay away from cheap brands like Jensen, Dual, etc... Pioneer, JVC, Alpine, Clarion, e...
by REN69
Tue Mar 05, 2013 6:05 pm
Forum: Audio, Electronics, Electrical
Topic: Moon and Tunes and Radios
Replies: 15
Views: 2714

Re: Moon and Tunes and Radios

I just bought an 04 Vibe with the same 6speaker system plus amp (minus sub), someone on another thread mentioned that you can use the pre-amp outputs on your new head unit and use pre-cut RCA cables and connect them to the new harness instead of connecting the actual speaker cables to the harness......
by REN69
Tue Mar 05, 2013 5:53 pm
Forum: Audio, Electronics, Electrical
Topic: Gauge color question...factory or mod?
Replies: 8
Views: 1568

Re: Gauge color question...factory or mod?

I bet it's just a matter of replacing the bulbs (which probably have red condoms over them) to a hyperwhite LED... I did this with one of my cars and got rid of that old school yellow, looks much better.
by REN69
Tue Mar 05, 2013 5:40 pm
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: Wife's new beater... 2004 Frosty Vibe
Replies: 11
Views: 720

Wife's new beater... 2004 Frosty Vibe

Hi guys, new member here (though I've been around a few Toyota sites for a while) So finally found a new beater for my wife... she was driving our Sonata and I was driving a 96 AE102 Corolla sedan, however she always thought the Sonata was too big for her and no way in h.ell she would ever drive the...

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