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by tnpartsguy
Fri Mar 17, 2017 4:35 pm
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: OG (Old Guy) Checking in...
Replies: 12
Views: 1114

Re: OG (Old Guy) Checking in...

yup, some of us '03-ers are still here; constantly fending off ones distracted by shiny objects. I did live in the shadow of George Washington's Masonic Temple. Does that count? Creepy place actually, but yet one more unusual place most will never see. I'm proud to say that I've been inside many, m...
by tnpartsguy
Fri Mar 17, 2017 2:43 pm
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: OG (Old Guy) Checking in...
Replies: 12
Views: 1114

Re: OG (Old Guy) Checking in...

Another OG checking in (I needed remote programming instructions). I helped a friend of mine buy a 2004 Vibe. It's a base car, pretty rough, but runs and drives, has cold AC, and it was $500. I really miss my Vibe's, and if I could find one for me, I'd probably get it. I'm currently driving a 2015 P...
by tnpartsguy
Mon Dec 31, 2012 7:11 am
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: Vibe GT-R Diecast/Tomy Voltz Remote control car
Replies: 1
Views: 357

Vibe GT-R Diecast/Tomy Voltz Remote control car

Cleaning up my house a bit and I came across these items and thought someone MIGHT be interested in them. Both are new-in-box, and are in very good condition. I still love the Vibe, it was one of the best car's I've ever owned, but I'm downsizing my life and don't need them, thought someone might ma...
by tnpartsguy
Tue Jun 14, 2011 6:16 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Old members check in!!
Replies: 27
Views: 3030

Re: Old members check in!! (joatmon)

I had a very mild TIA last June. Scared the crap out of me, but in the end it only affected some mid-term memory, no motor skills or involentary functions effected.

by tnpartsguy
Wed Jun 08, 2011 7:36 am
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: FOG LAMP protectors for sale
Replies: 269
Views: 76401

I havn't heard from Todd since right after he changed jobs, and that's been about 2 yrs ago. I think I'll send him a card and see how he is.
by tnpartsguy
Wed Jun 08, 2011 7:34 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Old members check in!!
Replies: 27
Views: 3030

Re: Old members check in!! (HawaiiPontiacLover)

Quote, originally posted by HawaiiPontiacLover »Hi Richard! *waves* Different GUY...that was Tool Guy they were looking for. Yeah, I've been looking for Todd too, He doesn't work for the same place he did, I'd love to see him around again too.... *hug* HPL!!AKLGT! How are ya'll doing???Sputnik!! Go...
by tnpartsguy
Tue Jun 07, 2011 1:17 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Old members check in!!
Replies: 27
Views: 3030

Old members check in!!

Sorry, i still love the Vibe, wish I still had one, and maybe I will again some day. Just wanted to say hi, and say if anyone wants to get in touch, my email is tnpartsguy@gmail.com or find me on Facebook using tnpartsguy@yahoo.com.Looking to hear from some of my old pals here.I'm alive and well, ev...
by tnpartsguy
Sat Jan 08, 2011 10:29 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: replacing my vibe
Replies: 41
Views: 4598

Re: (06pvibe)

Quote, originally posted by 06pvibe »It is. They are required by law to be able provide/produce replacement parts for a period of no less than ten years from the last model year of any vehicle sold in the U.S. It's been that way since the Carter Administration, and perhaps before that?Find it. I've...
by tnpartsguy
Sat Jan 08, 2011 10:27 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: replacing my vibe
Replies: 41
Views: 4598

Re: (09vGT)

Quote, originally posted by 09vGT »When I was looking for a Vibe the service department said something about them having to, by law, produce parts for 10 years or something like that; Now if thats the truth I don't know. I have an '09 GT and love it.I can tell you 100% that is NOT True. The vehicle...
by tnpartsguy
Mon Dec 13, 2010 10:27 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: College Student Looking at an 03 Vibe...Good deal?
Replies: 26
Views: 3046

2 more things to look for on the AWD cars; the rear diff is WEAK....if it's making any noises-- run away!

Also, on ALL 1st/@nd gen Vibes, open both the hatch AND the hatch window, cheak carefully for rust around the window opening (esp up north!)

by tnpartsguy
Tue Feb 16, 2010 10:34 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: So the recall for the evil pedal?
Replies: 40
Views: 9127

I have a very good illustration that explains why the pedal sticks...however, i can't access it from home. I'm going to try to remember to send it to my home email. (Can't access genVibe from work.)....Internally, the gas pedal and the stop are designed to crush in in the event of an accident; the p...
by tnpartsguy
Sat Feb 13, 2010 11:04 pm
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: Pay It Forward Genvibe Style
Replies: 213
Views: 37690

Complete set of inside door handles for '03~08 Vibe. I replace the ones on my 1st Vibe with the chrome units from a Camry. Just pay shipping to any of the 48 states!!

1st PM gets them

by tnpartsguy
Sat Feb 13, 2010 11:01 pm
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: So the recall for the evil pedal?
Replies: 40
Views: 9127

Re: (Old Tele man)

Quote, originally posted by Old Tele man »...just received the Safety Recall Notice letter today from GM, with notification of two (2) recalls:1) Recall 10018: Accelerator Pedal Sticking (they have a solution).2) Recall 10038: Floor Mat Interference and Accelerator Pedal (they don't have a solution...
by tnpartsguy
Fri Jan 22, 2010 8:12 am
Forum: The Others
Topic: Hyundai Elantra Touring Wagon
Replies: 28
Views: 6304

My ex-Vibe is sold. Talked to the new owner last night, he's flying in tomarrow from Colorado and is going to drive it back. Seemed like a nice enough guy, he's not as crazy about the Vibe as most of us are, but my old car suited him to a 'T'. Low miles, 1 owner and almost reverant care for the car ...
by tnpartsguy
Sat Jan 16, 2010 3:23 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: no more vibes?
Replies: 23
Views: 3785

Better find this law, because it is NOT true. They make some extra, but they do NOT have to keep parts on hand for ANY set amount of time. If you CAN find this law, let me know, I have several customers with SSR's who would love to see it. (Lower dash panels were not available 9 months after the SSR...
by tnpartsguy
Sat Jan 09, 2010 10:55 pm
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: no more vibes?
Replies: 23
Views: 3785

Re: no more vibes? (ColonelPanic)

Quote, originally posted by ColonelPanic »The Vibe was not the last Pontiac built, that title goes to the G6. The last Vibe rolled off the line in August, the G6 continued to be built until early this month.You'd think they would be collectors items but the truth is resale value will hit rock botto...
by tnpartsguy
Mon Dec 28, 2009 11:55 am
Forum: The Others
Topic: Hyundai Elantra Touring Wagon
Replies: 28
Views: 6304

by tnpartsguy
Sat Dec 26, 2009 1:55 pm
Forum: The Others
Topic: Hyundai Elantra Touring Wagon
Replies: 28
Views: 6304

Hyundai's looks are improving too. I wouldn't have looked at a Santa Fe until the 09 came out. The 2010 Tucson looks awesome, but it's too new.
by tnpartsguy
Sat Dec 26, 2009 4:15 am
Forum: The Others
Topic: Hyundai Elantra Touring Wagon
Replies: 28
Views: 6304

Re: (jake75)

I wouldn't look at a Saturn for ANY price. Remember Oldsmobile? 5 yrs later, and the parts supply is nearly gone. No interior trim left, a lot of the body parts are gone... and that was a mainline GM brand! Saturn parts were kept separate, and GM still has no idea how to get them out to the mainstre...
by tnpartsguy
Wed Dec 23, 2009 8:29 pm
Forum: The Others
Topic: Hyundai Elantra Touring Wagon
Replies: 28
Views: 6304

The Elentra is out. Took an extended test drive and just couldn't get comfortable in the seat, PLUS my knee kept hitting the seat heat switch.I am looking at the Santa Fe now. It's funny, I wouldn't have considered one before, but that was what my wife wanted so we drove it. I really, really was imp...
by tnpartsguy
Sun Dec 20, 2009 1:41 pm
Forum: The Others
Topic: Hyundai Elantra Touring Wagon
Replies: 28
Views: 6304

Re: Hyundai Elantra Touring Wagon (Tubaryan12)

Independant Rear Suspinsion - same as the AWD Vibes. Handles a ton better than the solid beam FWD and GT's.
by tnpartsguy
Sun Dec 20, 2009 1:40 pm
Forum: The Others
Topic: Hyundai Elantra Touring Wagon
Replies: 28
Views: 6304

It's an Automatic, I'm getting too old to stir the transmission every day. It's quite a bit better on gas than the AWD Vibe. The SE comes with a lot of neat toys. We now own the local Hyundai store, so I get a great price... plus it's been on the ground about 6 months, they are ready to move it. I'm...
by tnpartsguy
Sun Dec 20, 2009 10:11 am
Forum: The Others
Topic: Hyundai Elantra Touring Wagon
Replies: 28
Views: 6304

Hyundai Elantra Touring Wagon

Well, I'm thinking very serious about trading. My wife is trading her VW Jetta for a Santa Fe. I drove the Touring wagon and man! it's not AWD, but it IS I.R.S!!I'm so disappointed that GM killed Pontiac, and to be honest, I drove an '09 Vibe and wasn't impressed.My '06 AWD only has 34K on it, but i...
by tnpartsguy
Sun Dec 06, 2009 7:46 am
Forum: Latest News
Topic: Bye bye Pontiac
Replies: 18
Views: 4792

Re: (michaelgt)

Quote, originally posted by michaelgt »Thank you for your informative opinion. I personally think Toyota sucks. I can just imagine the gas pedal issue, the rusting frame, etc. I remember the first full-size Tundra at the North American International Auto Show, and the back of the seat was coming of...
by tnpartsguy
Thu Dec 03, 2009 12:50 pm
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: Can't believe I'm buying another one....maybe!
Replies: 13
Views: 1682

Re: Can't believe I'm buying another one....maybe! (turbotoad)

GM Certified Rules state the car must have (4) matched tires with significant tread, and no unusual wear. This one I know WELL- I have to fight the used car manager all the time about what the rules state.
by tnpartsguy
Thu Dec 03, 2009 12:46 pm
Forum: Latest News
Topic: Bye bye Pontiac
Replies: 18
Views: 4792

GM Sucks. Pure and Simple.
by tnpartsguy
Thu Dec 03, 2009 11:51 am
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: The Official GenVibe Buyer/Seller Rating Thread
Replies: 143
Views: 36981

Re: (455SD)

pssst....I was the Seller!!

lol

by tnpartsguy
Wed Dec 02, 2009 10:20 am
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: The Official GenVibe Buyer/Seller Rating Thread
Replies: 143
Views: 36981

Buyer: 455SD
Item: 16" Factory Rims (1 rashed)
Recommend: Without a doubt
Comment: Glad to help someone make an Envy even hotter!
by tnpartsguy
Mon Nov 23, 2009 10:58 am
Forum: The Others
Topic: Chevy version of G8?
Replies: 9
Views: 1786

Well, it IS the same chassis....
by tnpartsguy
Sat Nov 21, 2009 8:53 am
Forum: The Others
Topic: Chevy version of G8?
Replies: 9
Views: 1786

The new Regal is very small. Only 2 engines will be offered, both 4 cylinder, with 1 turbo'd.

As for the G8...it is coming back. Sorta.
http://www.egmcartech.com/2009...-2011/

by tnpartsguy
Fri Nov 20, 2009 9:37 pm
Forum: Audio, Electronics, Electrical
Topic: Want to hard wire an AUX device?
Replies: 122
Views: 64028

Re: Want to hard wire an AUX device? (LedFootin')

It will work, but it will be very noisy (alternator whine). I have one, but I don't recommend it to anyone else because of the noise factor. You have to play with the jumpers to get it to work at all. All in all, it's not really worth it.
by tnpartsguy
Sun Oct 04, 2009 8:34 pm
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: Vibe OnStar renewal fee - negotiable?
Replies: 23
Views: 6694

I've had mine 3 yrs now. Every year I've been able to get a slight discount and at least 60 free minutes, since the Vibe doesn't get all the On*Star features. Not this year. They wouldn't budge, PLUS they no longer include ANY minutes (it used to be at least 30) with the renewal. I called BS on that...
by tnpartsguy
Tue Sep 01, 2009 12:34 pm
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: Vibe outsells Buick in August...
Replies: 18
Views: 2328

Re: Vibe outsells Buick in August... (stuffbyduff)

Quote, originally posted by stuffbyduff »One reason GM won't kill Buick right away is its success in Asia http://www.autoblog.com/2009/0...hina/ GRRRRR.... Buick in Asia and Buick in the US are 2 totally different vehicles!!!The so-called Chinese Buick is an Chinese built Daewoo (OK, let's call it ...
by tnpartsguy
Sun Aug 02, 2009 9:19 am
Forum: The Others
Topic: autocide - how to disable a cash for clunkers car
Replies: 8
Views: 1721

the really bad thing here is that the engines will have to be stacked up somewhere. The metal is now contaminated and CANNOT be recycled. The liquid glass will contaminate the melted metal and make it brittle, so; the engine can not be used even as scrap metal now. *thumbs downs* Our government at w...
by tnpartsguy
Sat Jul 18, 2009 3:11 am
Forum: The Others
Topic: Letter to the editor re GM experiences -
Replies: 15
Views: 2689

We actually have 4 on our lot as of this morning. Not advertising them for sale, just saying they ARE out there...
by tnpartsguy
Fri Jul 17, 2009 8:37 pm
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: ARGHHH! I can't find my new Vibe
Replies: 20
Views: 2706

better find one quick, there won't be many more made.
by tnpartsguy
Fri Jul 17, 2009 8:36 pm
Forum: The Others
Topic: Letter to the editor re GM experiences -
Replies: 15
Views: 2689

IT is ridiculous. Why would GM not suspect that demand would be very high and build more cars..... heck, stop building something thats not selling....say...a Hummer, or a Buick, and build MORE Camaro's to meet demand!!

btw Jake, it is Camaro

by tnpartsguy
Mon Jul 06, 2009 11:32 am
Forum: The Others
Topic: Next Car??
Replies: 30
Views: 4361

Re: (Neouka)

I have to ask....why do you want onboard SatNav? Most of the time you could buy a new TomTom every year for the price of an update disc.....OR you could be like the early Vibe owners....buy a car that NEVER got an update disc!!!


btw, MY next Car will be a Mini Cooper S.

by tnpartsguy
Mon Jul 06, 2009 11:30 am
Forum: The Others
Topic: New 2010 Bumble Bee Edition Camaro
Replies: 16
Views: 2671

the 1st V6 Camaro we got was a bumblebee package car.
by tnpartsguy
Mon Jul 06, 2009 11:23 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Fruitopia in Canada?
Replies: 15
Views: 3456

I found a place in TX that bottles Dr Pepper with Imperial Cane Sugar!!! I loved the Throwback Mountain Dew, but I'd love to find some passover Coke (also with real sugar, not HFCS, YUCK) and get my paws on this Dr Pepper with sugar!!btw,Clearly Canadian in plastic probably SUCKS..... the Glass bott...
by tnpartsguy
Sun Jul 05, 2009 9:25 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Fruitopia in Canada?
Replies: 15
Views: 3456

Fruitopia in Canada?

Is it true you can still get Fruitopia in Canada?
by tnpartsguy
Sun Jun 28, 2009 6:52 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: How many miles on your Vibes?
Replies: 883
Views: 125106

my '06 AWD just turned 30K thus weekend.... yes the warranty will expire by TIME, not mileage....
by tnpartsguy
Thu Jun 18, 2009 1:22 pm
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: Consumer Survey - GM Should keep Potiac
Replies: 17
Views: 2130

Nobody understands why GM has done any of what they've done. The "new GM" should be Chevrolet/Cadillac with Pontiac as the performance/niche cars.No Saturn, No Hummer, No Saab (thank goodness it's going back to Sweden though, I'd hate for Saab to end up dead completely), No Buick (market it in China...
by tnpartsguy
Mon Jun 08, 2009 1:18 pm
Forum: Maintenance Bay
Topic: GM Upper Engine and Fuel Injector Cleaner
Replies: 7
Views: 2575

don't use ANY type of injector cleaner other then the small bottle of Chevron techtroline on the Vibe/Matrix. The harsher stuff will melt out injector tips!!!
by tnpartsguy
Thu May 14, 2009 12:26 pm
Forum: Wheels & Tires
Topic: Need some help selecting tires please!
Replies: 14
Views: 2720

A little warning about Walmart, Sam's, Costco, Discount Tires, et al.Even if it's a name brand, make 100% sure it's not one of their private labels. Example, Goodyear makes a line of truck tires especially for Walmart/Sams. You can't get them anywhere else, and Goodyear doesn't back the warranty on ...
by tnpartsguy
Thu May 14, 2009 12:21 pm
Forum: The Others
Topic: Dead Union Walking
Replies: 7
Views: 727

CAW once had 25,000 members working at GM plants. Today on NPR they told the story of the Ottawa truck plant closing today. After all is said and done, GM will only employ about 4,000 CAW workers....The nerve of them to announce the import of Chines built vehicles on the same day they close a North ...
by tnpartsguy
Thu May 14, 2009 12:18 pm
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: Sucks when you realize your 36 month loan is a 48 month loan...
Replies: 15
Views: 1911

I bought my '06 AWD from a lot full of '07's. GT and AWD weren't offered on '07s.
by tnpartsguy
Thu May 14, 2009 12:16 pm
Forum: Problems & Warranty Issues
Topic: On*Star!
Replies: 25
Views: 3531

my '06 has On*Star.The major items from normal GM On*Star that don't work on my Vibe is remote diagnostics, and service reminders. Emergency Services, including lock-out, Crash Response, Roadside Assistance do work, and that's why I pay for it.I still don't think it's fair Vibe owners pay as much as...
by tnpartsguy
Mon May 11, 2009 12:04 pm
Forum: The Others
Topic: some great old car pics, need help ID'ing one
Replies: 18
Views: 3971

The black Fiat appears to be an 850 sedan. I had an 850 spyder/racer (approx a '59/60 model). I'm thinking there was a Mongoose model of the AC, maybe it used an engine other than a Ford? I'm still looking....

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