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by whitealltrac
Thu May 16, 2019 6:58 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: New 03 Vibe GT owner with questions
Replies: 73
Views: 8361

Re: New 03 Vibe GT owner with questions

5.16.19 report.
Vibe is still running pretty good, my gas lid / door broke off from the hinges ugh...I have it taped until I can get one same color from the yards....has anyone done this repair? I guess drill off the hinges from the door then replace it with one from the yard by riviting it in place?
by whitealltrac
Fri Jul 20, 2018 11:44 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: New 03 Vibe GT owner with questions
Replies: 73
Views: 8361

Re: New 03 Vibe GT owner with questions

5/31/18 Replaced both front rotors, new brakes all around, new tires, new front control arms, a/c compressor took a dump bought a refurbished one from Ebay will have to replace it soon cuz its hot as hell here in Pa. Where you at in PA? I wish this beauty was near me! haha. Reading through your pos...
by whitealltrac
Thu Jun 21, 2018 5:41 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: New 03 Vibe GT owner with questions
Replies: 73
Views: 8361

Re: New 03 Vibe GT owner with questions

5/31/18 Replaced both front rotors, new brakes all around, new tires, new front control arms, a/c compressor took a dump bought a refurbished one from Ebay will have to replace it soon cuz its hot as hell here in Pa. Rear 12v stopped working will need to look into that. The lower console under the ...
by whitealltrac
Mon Mar 26, 2018 12:19 pm
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: New 03 Vibe GT owner with questions
Replies: 73
Views: 8361

Re: New 03 Vibe GT owner with questions

Update: 3.26.18 I still have to take care of a few things on the car now the A/C lost freon and the emergency brake needs adjustment. Waiting on the weather to turn around and get warmer so I can clean up the list of things that need to be done. The 18 Corolla hatch was revealed and I think Im gonn...
by whitealltrac
Wed Oct 18, 2017 8:01 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: New 03 Vibe GT owner with questions
Replies: 73
Views: 8361

Re: New 03 Vibe GT owner with questions

Update 10/18/17 Replaced both axles Replaced drivers side HUB from the yard had a bad bearing Replaced the end links as they were already shot (these were replaced when I bought the car) got Moogs this time around. Replaced the timing belt plunger O ring which did not fixed the small leak I have wa...
by whitealltrac
Thu Sep 21, 2017 6:24 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: New 03 Vibe GT owner with questions
Replies: 73
Views: 8361

Re: New 03 Vibe GT owner with questions

Update: 9/21/17 I was changing the oil and filter when I noticed lots of grease on the front frame of the car. I inspected everything and found that both CV joint boots are ripped opened! Ordered both Axles brand new aftermarkets so these will need to be replaced. I also have a noise coming from th...
by whitealltrac
Thu Aug 10, 2017 7:15 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: New 03 Vibe GT owner with questions
Replies: 73
Views: 8361

Re: New 03 Vibe GT owner with questions

Update 8.10.17

I think the A/C blower motor is getting tired....not sure how easy it is to replace?? Will wait until it fully dies before replacing it. Its a little noisy on certain speeds but working...
by whitealltrac
Mon Jan 09, 2017 9:14 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: New 03 Vibe GT owner with questions
Replies: 73
Views: 8361

Re: New 03 Vibe GT owner with questions

Update: 1/7/17 Had all the brake pads replaced, rear pass side caliper had one of the brake pins missing and the pads were coming off the caliper, the only thing preventing it from falling off was the second pin. Got a kit with two new pins and wire clips for under $6 from the local advance auto sh...
by whitealltrac
Mon Jan 09, 2017 9:09 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: New 03 Vibe GT owner with questions
Replies: 73
Views: 8361

Re: New 03 Vibe GT owner with questions

Hey! Wondering if you sorted out your oil leak. I used to change my own when I had a driveway to park/work in, but now just hit Jiffy Lube—today they told me there was excessive leaking of oil (explains the small patches where I park on the street... thought they weren't mine, they're never mine!) ...
by whitealltrac
Thu Oct 06, 2016 11:32 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: New 03 Vibe GT owner with questions
Replies: 73
Views: 8361

Re: New 03 Vibe GT owner with questions

RonB wrote:Hi, WhiteAllTrac

I really like the look of your GT with the body-color cladding, as opposed to mine with the faded-gray cladding.

I hope you get your mechanical issues sorted before cold weather sets in.
Thank you RonB, still have to get to it but will do it soon....
by whitealltrac
Thu Sep 15, 2016 7:24 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: New 03 Vibe GT owner with questions
Replies: 73
Views: 8361

Re: New 03 Vibe GT owner with questions

Update: Car has developed a small oil leak that seems to drip from the oil pan passenger side, looks like from the timing tensioner? I guess its time to throw in a new gasket on the plunger....Will need to get this done a.s.a.p. because the cold weather is coming soon. I also need to address the cl...
by whitealltrac
Tue Aug 09, 2016 5:08 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: New 03 Vibe GT owner with questions
Replies: 73
Views: 8361

Re: New 03 Vibe GT owner with questions

Hummmm I now have a noisy front end when I steer completely to the left or the right, I think I may have bad tie rods but these where all replaced when I purchased the car......they were eBay ones (cheap) may have to upgrade to something with a better build or name brand. Any recommendations??
by whitealltrac
Fri Jul 29, 2016 11:06 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: New 03 Vibe GT owner with questions
Replies: 73
Views: 8361

Re: New 03 Vibe GT owner with questions

Lost a tire this morning Pirelli P-Zero 18" decided to change all tires now with Toyo Proxes.
by whitealltrac
Tue May 31, 2016 12:32 pm
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: WTB side door emblems Vibe GT
Replies: 0
Views: 4190

WTB side door emblems Vibe GT

Need passenger side and Drivers side.

Send me pm shipped to 18020
Must be in nice condition
by whitealltrac
Wed May 25, 2016 10:43 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: New 03 Vibe GT owner with questions
Replies: 73
Views: 8361

Re: New 03 Vibe GT owner with questions

Do you have any updates? I have an 03 base with 130K. My problem is very similar to yours. The pressure is right at the top edge of good on the gauge. I checked the fuses and the relay. They seem to look OK. Not sure what a blown relay should look like. And when people talk about the relay, I am as...
by whitealltrac
Mon May 02, 2016 12:24 pm
Forum: Tech Info & Do-It-Yourself Info
Topic: Moonroof Issues
Replies: 18
Views: 2390

Re: Moonroof Issues rattles, possibly glass coming loose

I had a water leak for a while along with wind noise that started around 45 mph all coming from the moon roof. What year is your Vibe? Their is another post about leaking windshields, wonder if NUMMI or sub contractor had a bad batch of glass sealant. $10 for working junk yard replacement, good fin...
by whitealltrac
Tue Apr 26, 2016 6:30 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: New 03 Vibe GT owner with questions
Replies: 73
Views: 8361

Re: New 03 Vibe GT owner with questions

repair no. 3 A/C stopped working, checked everything, fuses are good, relay is good even swapped it with the horn one still no clutch engagement. Checked the pressure and it was over filled by a bit so I took a nail and vented some of it until it was back to normal level, still no cold air. Disconne...
by whitealltrac
Tue Apr 26, 2016 6:21 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: New 03 Vibe GT owner with questions
Replies: 73
Views: 8361

Re: New 03 Vibe GT owner with questions

2nd repair 161,000 miles: I had a water leak for a while along with wind noise that started around 45 mph all coming from the moon roof. I was just about to drop the headliner when by accident I pushed the glass roof and guess what??? The glass was loose! The glue that holds the glass to the metal f...
by whitealltrac
Tue Apr 26, 2016 5:52 am
Forum: Tech Info & Do-It-Yourself Info
Topic: Moonroof Issues
Replies: 18
Views: 2390

Re: Moonroof Issues

I had a water leak for a while along with wind noise that started around 45 mph all coming from the moon roof. I was just about to drop the headliner when by accident I pushed the glass roof and guess what??? The glass was loose! The glue that holds the glass to the metal frame itself was gone!! I t...
by whitealltrac
Tue Mar 08, 2016 12:11 pm
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: New 03 Vibe GT owner with questions
Replies: 73
Views: 8361

Re: New 03 Vibe GT owner with questions

159k miles my first repair, replaced the starter which was not that bad to change. Just remove the fan cover 10mm, unplug battery, remove nut that fastens the starter cable think it was 14mm, unplug the wire plug (this was a PITA!) may have to use needle pliers.....remove two 12mm screws holding the...
by whitealltrac
Tue Jan 26, 2016 12:29 pm
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: New 03 Vibe GT owner with questions
Replies: 73
Views: 8361

Re: New 03 Vibe GT owner with questions

Good to hear.......we got 32" of snow so i dont see working on this anytime soon :cry:
by whitealltrac
Fri Jan 22, 2016 11:43 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: New 03 Vibe GT owner with questions
Replies: 73
Views: 8361

Re: New 03 Vibe GT owner with questions

Got the catalytic converter code will add a spacer the the O2 sensor once we get a break from the cold weather.....
by whitealltrac
Fri Jan 22, 2016 11:33 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: I bought the Mecham Macho Vibe
Replies: 12
Views: 1400

Re: I bought the Mecham Macho Vibe

The auction ended in $11k +
Not sure an 05 Vibe with 35k miles is worth that much.....its worth more like $6700 but congrats!

Pics or it never happend!!!
by whitealltrac
Thu Nov 19, 2015 9:04 pm
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: New 03 Vibe GT owner with questions
Replies: 73
Views: 8361

Re: New 03 Vibe GT owner with questions

treesleavedents wrote:What's the offset on those TRD wheels?
Specifications:

18" x 7.5" wheel
42 mm offset
5 on 100 mm bolt circle (P.C.D.)
54mm center bore
Wheel uses conical-seat hexagonal 19mm wrench-flat lugnuts
snap-in TRD center cap (PTR18-21071)
by whitealltrac
Sun Nov 15, 2015 5:16 pm
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: New 03 Vibe GT owner with questions
Replies: 73
Views: 8361

Re: New 03 Vibe GT owner with questions

thebarber wrote:I like the trd wheels, its too bad they're so heavy
Well this car is by no means a race car and these are lighter than the stock ones it replaced. I am very happy with them. 8-)
by whitealltrac
Thu Nov 12, 2015 11:44 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: New 03 Vibe GT owner with questions
Replies: 73
Views: 8361

Re: New 03 Vibe GT owner with questions

PO305 and PO430 codes are up in the air....
by whitealltrac
Fri Oct 02, 2015 2:00 pm
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: WTB perfromance aftermarket cat back muffler / Exhaust
Replies: 0
Views: 3760

WTB perfromance aftermarket cat back muffler / Exhaust

Anyone with a decent cat back Magnaflow performance muffler lmk with price. Looking to buy a used one
Send me PM!
by whitealltrac
Tue Sep 08, 2015 7:40 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: New 03 Vibe GT owner with questions
Replies: 73
Views: 8361

Re: New 03 Vibe GT owner with questions

Added 18% tint all around.
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by whitealltrac
Wed Aug 26, 2015 10:13 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: New 03 Vibe GT owner with questions
Replies: 73
Views: 8361

Re: New 03 Vibe GT owner with questions

vibenvy wrote:Those TRD wheels look amazing :cool:! I really like the simplicity of them! I just wish they fit our 2nd gen Vibe GTs :cry:.
Thanks for the compliments. I am sure there are some knock off copies out there with your patterns.
by whitealltrac
Wed Aug 26, 2015 10:10 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: New 03 Vibe GT owner with questions
Replies: 73
Views: 8361

Re: New 03 Vibe GT owner with questions

cptnsolo77 wrote:I always liked those TRD wheels and they look sharp on your Vibe. How does it ride with the springs ? Are they really bouncey ?
I replaced all the shocks so its holding good. A bit jumpy on roads that are messy highway and good surface roads rides like my IS350 very smooth.
by whitealltrac
Mon Aug 24, 2015 5:00 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: New 03 Vibe GT owner with questions
Replies: 73
Views: 8361

Re: New 03 Vibe GT owner with questions

Next stop window tints.....stay tuned!
by whitealltrac
Mon Aug 24, 2015 4:59 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: New 03 Vibe GT owner with questions
Replies: 73
Views: 8361

Re: New 03 Vibe GT owner with questions

Added 18" TRD wheels car looks incredible with them!.

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by whitealltrac
Mon Aug 24, 2015 4:15 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: 2003 keyfob/locks not engaging?
Replies: 6
Views: 1329

Re: 2003 keyfob/locks not engaging?

Get two new FOB's here for cheap $24.17 for the pair! Then follow the instructions to program them....done!


http://www.ebay.com/itm/2-New-Replaceme ... f7&vxp=mtr
by whitealltrac
Tue Jul 21, 2015 5:39 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: New 03 Vibe GT owner with questions
Replies: 73
Views: 8361

Re: New 03 Vibe GT owner with questions

Hi, I am thinking about changing out the stock radio (04 vibe base) with a similar Android 4.4 thingy. Does your new stereo comes with all the electrical/antenna/mechanical connectors to "plug and play" or you need to cut/splice wires and add GM adapters to make it work? Po Comes with everything yo...
by whitealltrac
Thu Jul 09, 2015 11:44 am
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: Rear quarter sound insulation poly bags
Replies: 0
Views: 2101

Rear quarter sound insulation poly bags

Hi Guys, A quick solution for the cabin noise on our cars which is pretty load from road noise caused by the rear quarter panels. You will need 10 insulator bags. 7 of these fit on the passenger side quarter panel and 3 on the drivers side. All you do is stuff these inside one at a time through the ...
by whitealltrac
Wed Jul 08, 2015 6:45 am
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: WTB your used performance cat back exhaust
Replies: 0
Views: 2105

WTB your used performance cat back exhaust

If anyone has a used performance cat back exhaust "magnaflow", "Invidia" etc...for sale hit me up a.s.a.p.
This will be for my 03 Vibe GT
by whitealltrac
Thu Jun 25, 2015 8:48 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: 57388

Re: Bad Vibe Partouts, doors, rear bumper, ecus, 1zz intake mani, ps taillamp and more! LI NY

Hey man when can I expect delivery for the Bezel??
Been trying to contact you via PM but it is not working
by whitealltrac
Wed Jun 17, 2015 12:25 pm
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: LED vs HID Headlights on 2003 Vibe
Replies: 30
Views: 2253

Re: LED vs HID Headlights on 2003 Vibe

It is very easy to exchange the halogen bulbs to HID You can get the Headlight bulbs and the fog lights sets for $40.00 shipped! Go to this ebay link and buy a pair of H4 hid I would say 6000k and a pair of 9006 for the fogs. http://www.ebay.com/itm/390883328013?_trksid=p2060353.m1438.l2649&var=6602...
by whitealltrac
Wed Jun 17, 2015 6:01 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: New 03 Vibe GT owner with questions
Replies: 73
Views: 8361

Re: New 03 Vibe GT owner with questions

Update 6.17.15 Added a double din Android radio with GPS, rear camera, dvd, MP3, wifi and all kinds of goodies, I am very impressed with it. I need to replace all the factory speakers cuz they suck and install the rear camera yet. $235.00 free shipping on ebay got it in 5 days from China!! http://ww...
by whitealltrac
Wed Jun 10, 2015 1:57 pm
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: Wanted 03 - 06 Radio bezel
Replies: 1
Views: 338

Wanted 03 - 06 Radio bezel

Must have all tabs and in good condition
by whitealltrac
Tue May 26, 2015 12:23 pm
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: New 03 Vibe GT owner with questions
Replies: 73
Views: 8361

Re: New 03 Vibe GT owner with questions

Car has been lowered with 1.5" matrix springs, new struts and shocks. Replaced sway bard end links too.

I am happy with the ride, not too low not too high............just rite!
by whitealltrac
Tue May 05, 2015 9:38 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: New 03 Vibe GT owner with questions
Replies: 73
Views: 8361

Re: New 03 Vibe GT owner with questions

New clutch installed with lightweight flywheel, not sure I like the softness of the clutch pedal now but I guess I will have to get used to it. This weekend gonna lower the car new springs and shocks.
by whitealltrac
Fri Apr 17, 2015 10:07 pm
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: New 03 Vibe GT owner with questions
Replies: 73
Views: 8361

Re: New 03 Vibe GT owner with questions

Nice vibe gt, I am own 03 vibe gt also,I like you vibes color.Just a little heads up you may find out that some of your motor mounts are worn out, a lot of cracks in the rubber, I replaced all of mine when i did clutch, because all but one will be disconnected anyways during clutch change.Enjoy you...
by whitealltrac
Thu Apr 16, 2015 8:06 pm
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: New 03 Vibe GT owner with questions
Replies: 73
Views: 8361

Re: New 03 Vibe GT owner with questions

Nice vibe gt, I am own 03 vibe gt also,I like you vibes color.Just a little heads up you may find out that some of your motor mounts are worn out, a lot of cracks in the rubber, I replaced all of mine when i did clutch, because all but one will be disconnected anyways during clutch change.Enjoy you...
by whitealltrac
Thu Apr 16, 2015 12:59 pm
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: New 03 Vibe GT owner with questions
Replies: 73
Views: 8361

Re: New 03 Vibe GT owner with questions

Lowering springs arrived and so did the clutch set. Will replace these soon.....keep tuned!
by whitealltrac
Wed Apr 08, 2015 12:39 pm
Forum: US - Mid-Atlantic
Topic: PA ...roll call
Replies: 31
Views: 16483

Re: PA ...roll call

Bethlehem, Pa
by whitealltrac
Mon Apr 06, 2015 8:42 pm
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: New 03 Vibe GT owner with questions
Replies: 73
Views: 8361

Re: New 03 Vibe GT owner with questions

Replaced every interior bulb to LED and added reverse LED bulbs with cree...........WOW the cree lighting makes reverse just like day light :lol:
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by whitealltrac
Mon Apr 06, 2015 8:14 pm
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: New 03 Vibe GT owner with questions
Replies: 73
Views: 8361

Re: New 03 Vibe GT owner with questions

Vinyl wrapped the window controls with carbon fiber 5d
Not sure if I like it but I installed them and they are ok.
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First time ever wrapping anything so I give it 8 chocolates... :lol: