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by vibedrvr04
Thu Apr 20, 2006 12:34 pm
Forum: Forced Induction
Topic: Hass Turbo Matrix XRS pics and Vids NOW DYNO PROVEN 292WHP!!!!
Replies: 81
Views: 12837

Re: Re: (joholste)

I gots a question too...does Keely come with the package too? Or do I have to pay extra?
by vibedrvr04
Thu Apr 20, 2006 12:24 pm
Forum: Interior
Topic: Custom Guage Faces
Replies: 50
Views: 6495

Re: (NascarXprt)

Hey guys, sorry it's taken so long to do this little mod. My boss has decided to dump a crapload of work on me lately, and I just haven't had the time, nor the energy to tinker with it. Haven't had a chance to try actually making the guages yet. Hopefully if all goes well (and my idiot boss doesn't ...
by vibedrvr04
Thu Apr 20, 2006 12:14 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Primed Spoiler Issues
Replies: 15
Views: 1228

You know, instead of having them the same color...what about silver on a Neptune vibe? I was thinkin about getting the factory sport package in silver and leaving it that color. Could givbe some contrast to the blue
by vibedrvr04
Tue Mar 28, 2006 6:42 am
Forum: US - Northeast
Topic: New Jersey...the forgotten state?
Replies: 12
Views: 1761

Re: New Jersey...the forgotten state? (CUV03)

yeah...when you're here you wanna get out....but when you're out....you wanna come back lolIt's a vicious cycle
by vibedrvr04
Tue Mar 07, 2006 2:37 am
Forum: US - Northeast
Topic: NJ Meet?
Replies: 5
Views: 952

Re: (vibedrvr04)

BUMP
by vibedrvr04
Sun Feb 26, 2006 6:16 am
Forum: US - Northeast
Topic: NJ Meet?
Replies: 5
Views: 952

Re: (ragingfish)

ok...that's two...who else?
by vibedrvr04
Sat Feb 25, 2006 6:37 am
Forum: US - Northeast
Topic: NJ Meet?
Replies: 5
Views: 952

NJ Meet?

OK folks, it's almost March. The Weather is getting a bit more predictible. Do we wanna try to make a meet happen sometime soon? I'm all up for it if you all are. Hmm...if it happens, guess i'll have to slap my good wheels back on lol
by vibedrvr04
Sat Feb 25, 2006 6:36 am
Forum: Exterior
Topic: *** Official Group Buy for M Vader hybrid Style CF Hood ******
Replies: 324
Views: 31458

Re: (Merzbow)

did i read correctly that they'll be getting more of these hoods, or are the people in the group buy the only one's that'll have them
by vibedrvr04
Wed Feb 22, 2006 10:36 am
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: Vibedrvr04 - 2004 Base Vibe
Replies: 9
Views: 1214

Re: Vibedrvr04 - 2004 Base Vibe (NascarXprt)

Was pretty easy actually. I removed the panels (some were a royal pain int the a**) disconnected all the wires and removed the electronics and vents (the vents are attached with screws from the back side of the parts and the rest of the stuff uses clips to hold them in place). Started with a light s...
by vibedrvr04
Sun Feb 19, 2006 11:02 am
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: Vibedrvr04 - 2004 Base Vibe
Replies: 9
Views: 1214

Re: Vibedrvr04 - 2004 Base Vibe (joholste)

As requested for ya joholste!
by vibedrvr04
Sat Feb 18, 2006 1:27 pm
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: Vibedrvr04 - 2004 Base Vibe
Replies: 9
Views: 1214

Re: Vibedrvr04 - 2004 Base Vibe (denvette78)

Thanks, I appreciate it. Yours had quite a transformation from the wreck till now. Looking forward to seeing pics of the mods.
by vibedrvr04
Sat Feb 18, 2006 11:15 am
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: Vibedrvr04 - 2004 Base Vibe
Replies: 9
Views: 1214

Vibedrvr04 - 2004 Base Vibe

2004 Pontiac Vibe Base Neptune Blue FACTORY OPTIONS ~ Monochrome Paint ~ Moon & Tunes Package ~ Power Package ~ In-Dash 6-Disc CD Changer PERFORMANCE MODS ~ Injen Cold Air Intake (polished) ~ Magnaflow Perfomance Cat-back Exhaust ~ Progress Technologies Lowering Springs (2.2" drop) ~ Progress Techno...
by vibedrvr04
Fri Feb 10, 2006 10:03 am
Forum: Exterior
Topic: New Vibe Owner - Roof Rack - Side Rail recommendations. Carrying 2 Kayak's.
Replies: 15
Views: 3650

Re: New Vibe Owner - Roof Rack - Side Rail recommendations. Carrying 2 Kayak's. (91d28)

Hey, looks great dude....you gonna do any mods to it or keep it stock?
by vibedrvr04
Thu Feb 09, 2006 2:01 pm
Forum: Audio, Electronics, Electrical
Topic: Moon & Tunes package quesion
Replies: 14
Views: 2708

Re: Moon & Tunes package quesion (Puckman27)

Har-de-har-har.....I haven't payed much attention to my audio system much...most of my attention has gone towards performance and styling...but hey...whatcha gonna do right?Nobody ever accused me of being the sharpest crayon in the box
by vibedrvr04
Thu Feb 09, 2006 12:15 pm
Forum: Audio, Electronics, Electrical
Topic: Moon & Tunes package quesion
Replies: 14
Views: 2708

Re: Moon & Tunes package quesion (ColonelPanic)

Phew...Thanks guys. I was ready to go chew some serious (removed) about that...probably would've been more fun to do that, but at least i know i didn't get royally screwed over by gm
by vibedrvr04
Thu Feb 09, 2006 12:13 pm
Forum: US - Northeast
Topic: Vibe GT-R at the Philly Auto Show!
Replies: 6
Views: 1532

Re: Vibe GT-R at the Philly Auto Show! (Kari)

well it was behind ropes so you couldn't get to it. Near as i can tell it was really clean. Did look awesome though.
by vibedrvr04
Thu Feb 09, 2006 11:54 am
Forum: US - Northeast
Topic: Vibe GT-R at the Philly Auto Show!
Replies: 6
Views: 1532

Vibe GT-R at the Philly Auto Show!

I was at the 2006 Philly auto show today and spied the Vibe GT-R...here's some pics for everyone to enjoy.
by vibedrvr04
Thu Feb 09, 2006 11:48 am
Forum: Audio, Electronics, Electrical
Topic: Moon & Tunes package quesion
Replies: 14
Views: 2708

Moon & Tunes package quesion

OK...here's my question.For all those members out there with 2004 Vibes with the Moon & Tunes package...is there anyone of you that does NOT have the 7th speaker in the cargo area (subwoofer i think it is)? I just realized that my premium sound system...only consists of 6 speakers, yet my bill of sa...
by vibedrvr04
Wed Feb 08, 2006 3:24 am
Forum: Interior
Topic: Custom Guage Faces
Replies: 50
Views: 6495

Re: (idontknowwhatimdoing)

from what you're saying, that would only give the GT drivers custom lights and not us BASE model drivers....hmm....I think I'll stick with my little project and see what happens. Haven't had a chance to tinker with actual fabrication yet due to the job, but I'm hoping to start something this week. W...
by vibedrvr04
Fri Feb 03, 2006 9:11 pm
Forum: Interior
Topic: Custom Guage Faces
Replies: 50
Views: 6495

Re: (kostby)

Hmm....that's the first i've ever heard of that stuff...I'll look into it. For starters though, i've got a couple ideas on how i can do it...should have some time tonight to play with it a little.
by vibedrvr04
Fri Feb 03, 2006 11:38 am
Forum: Interior
Topic: Custom Guage Faces
Replies: 50
Views: 6495

Re: (northvibe)

I've got a piece of thin clear plastic from my modeling supplies, i'm gonna try and use that to make them. I'll probably try working on that this weekend
by vibedrvr04
Fri Feb 03, 2006 9:52 am
Forum: Interior
Topic: Custom Guage Faces
Replies: 50
Views: 6495

Re: (northvibe)

i'm going to paint the guage face...lolkinda hard to paint the little teenie tiny bulbs
by vibedrvr04
Fri Feb 03, 2006 9:14 am
Forum: Interior
Topic: Custom Guage Faces
Replies: 50
Views: 6495

Re: (vibedrvr04)

here's just a sampling of some of the possibilities that can be doneIf anyone would like the origional scans of the guages, let me know and i'll have them posted here.
by vibedrvr04
Fri Feb 03, 2006 9:08 am
Forum: Interior
Topic: Custom Guage Faces
Replies: 50
Views: 6495

Re: (northvibe)

from what i can gather the backlighting for the guage arc is WHITE...the idiot lights are the only ones that are colored.
by vibedrvr04
Fri Feb 03, 2006 7:52 am
Forum: Interior
Topic: Custom Guage Faces
Replies: 50
Views: 6495

Re: (northvibe)

With model airplanes and the like, they make a Translucent paint....clear red...clear blue...clear green....OR i can take a clear gloss and tint it with a drop of paint....still workin on that aspect, but it'll be something like that
by vibedrvr04
Fri Feb 03, 2006 6:39 am
Forum: Interior
Topic: Custom Guage Faces
Replies: 50
Views: 6495

Re: (northvibe)

Quote, originally posted by northvibe »except the numbers would be black or some other color.Kinda hard to make a number "light up" black as for how i'm making the red turn blue, on the origional faces, the red areas are tinted plastic...the lights themselves are white...SOOO if you make the arc are...
by vibedrvr04
Fri Feb 03, 2006 5:38 am
Forum: Interior
Topic: Custom Guage Faces
Replies: 50
Views: 6495

Re: (joholste)

sweet...thanks, i'll see about doing that sometime tonight or this weekend...whichever day i get to it first LOL
by vibedrvr04
Fri Feb 03, 2006 4:50 am
Forum: Interior
Topic: Custom Guage Faces
Replies: 50
Views: 6495

Re: (joholste)

Quote, originally posted by joholste »if they're LEDs or something like that and you know how to do a little electrical work then you could defninitely switch them out, i definitely like the idea if you get them to work let me know i'll be all about buying up some custom guage faces that look like t...
by vibedrvr04
Fri Feb 03, 2006 4:44 am
Forum: Interior
Topic: Custom Guage Faces
Replies: 50
Views: 6495

Re: (northvibe)

Quote, originally posted by northvibe »couldnt you change the bulbs?Those bulbs are TINY! i'll take a pic tonight of the cluster without the faces on so you guys can see what it looks like, but changing the bulbs out I think would be next to impossible.The trick now is to figure out how to actually ...
by vibedrvr04
Thu Feb 02, 2006 12:35 pm
Forum: Interior
Topic: Custom Guage Faces
Replies: 50
Views: 6495

Re: Custom Guage Faces (northvibe)

well unfortunately that wouldn't work. The light system behind the guages are mostly white for the dials, but the idiot lights are colored bulbs. On the faces i pulled off my spare cluster, the only thing tinted was the red areas around the guage arcs...the rest were clear save for the turn signal a...
by vibedrvr04
Thu Feb 02, 2006 12:17 pm
Forum: Interior
Topic: Custom Guage Faces
Replies: 50
Views: 6495

Re: Custom Guage Faces (vibedrvr04)

And now here's installments two and three:
by vibedrvr04
Thu Feb 02, 2006 11:17 am
Forum: Interior
Topic: Custom Guage Faces
Replies: 50
Views: 6495

Custom Guage Faces

OK ladies and gentlemen...I'm starting my next project...Custom Guage Faces!I managed to get a spare guage cluster off ebay pretty cheap, so i took it apart and used the existing guages as templates for new ones...I modified them slightly, but all the idiot lights are still in the right spots. Let m...
by vibedrvr04
Wed Feb 01, 2006 5:05 am
Forum: Engine & Transmission
Topic: Lunati Cams for 1ZZ & 2ZZ
Replies: 4
Views: 882

Re: Lunati Cams for 1ZZ & 2ZZ (BlueCrush)

Well it may have been a false alarm on the Lunati cams, but monkeywrenchracing.com has Crower cams in stock.http://monkeywrenchracing.com/....htmlHere's some info direct from the page:The cams you've all been waiting for. These cams are ground from new cores for excellent quality and durability. The...
by vibedrvr04
Tue Jan 31, 2006 12:35 pm
Forum: Engine & Transmission
Topic: Forged piston and sleve kit for the 1ZZ-FE
Replies: 4
Views: 822

Forged piston and sleve kit for the 1ZZ-FE

Has anyone looked into this? Monkeywrenchracing.com has a kit available that includes a set of Weisco Forged Pistons and Darton Sleeves that'll punch the bore up to 82.0 mm...with your choice of 8.8:1 or 11.0:1 compression ratios. Also available are Crower billet connecting rods. The kit itself is $...
by vibedrvr04
Sun Jan 29, 2006 9:27 am
Forum: Exterior
Topic: JDM Taillight for Vibe
Replies: 9
Views: 963

Re: (northvibe)

It's a mass conspiracy I tell you......MASS CONSPIRACY!!!!!
by vibedrvr04
Sun Jan 29, 2006 6:51 am
Forum: Exterior
Topic: JDM Taillight for Vibe
Replies: 9
Views: 963

Re: (northvibe)

The Vibe outsells the 'trix....so why does it stand to reason that they'll make aftermarket parts for the 'trix BEFORE the vibe??? I'd think they'd make more money by providing to the larger market. I mean, they make all sorts of aftermarket for the damn CAVALIER for crying out loud....why not our c...
by vibedrvr04
Fri Jan 27, 2006 9:43 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: gm sport package replacement
Replies: 8
Views: 1074

Re: gm sport package replacement (Sithlord)

i checked that site out...couldn't find the factory style body kit anywhere. the only ones they had were the Street Graffiti kit and the RK Sport kits. this site: http://www.partszoneonline.com has the factory sport kit for sale, problem is it's a little over $1400 bucks and it includes EVERYTHING, ...
by vibedrvr04
Tue Jan 24, 2006 8:01 am
Forum: Handling, Suspension, & Brakes
Topic: Riding LOW and Lovin It!
Replies: 51
Views: 3553

Re: (PHXLavaVibe)

Lookin good man! BTW....I miss Phoenix...how's the weather?(and don't say it's a dry heat)
by vibedrvr04
Tue Jan 24, 2006 7:52 am
Forum: Handling, Suspension, & Brakes
Topic: I wanna to lower my ride. Need your recommendations pls?
Replies: 15
Views: 1198

Re: I wanna to lower my ride. Need your recommendations pls? (4X4CHICHI)

I went with the progress technology lowering springs from P-tuning.com.....160.00 with free shipping....ok yes i know it's more but i'm happier buying something from a company than ebay when it comes to my suspension. It lowered my vibe roughly 2 inches. Ride is pretty good....feel more bumps, but i...
by vibedrvr04
Tue Jan 24, 2006 5:07 am
Forum: Forced Induction
Topic: Will the Toyota Matrix XR ECU work on the Vibe?
Replies: 13
Views: 3887

Re: Will the Toyota Matrix XR ECU work on the Vibe? (theangrydwarf1)

Now ya got me thinking too...Celica GT ECU....with CAI and Exhaust...I'm just wondering if the more aggressive power curve will make a difference on the internals of the engine...I mean it's the same engine, but god only knows what GM did to the poor thing before they put it in our vibe. Don't mind ...
by vibedrvr04
Fri Jan 20, 2006 3:02 am
Forum: Engine & Transmission
Topic: Ok...we've been left out again
Replies: 2
Views: 475

Ok...we've been left out again

I read in one of the auto magazines yesterday that Mallett Cars has crammed an LS2 V8 into a solstice. This just put the idea in my head: "OK...why not the vibe?" Sure i'm not thinking of an LS2 in there (it would be cool to spank a 'vette though), but what about a small high output V6? Surely it'll...
by vibedrvr04
Fri Jan 20, 2006 2:47 am
Forum: Engine & Transmission
Topic: TRD intake vs. Injen
Replies: 14
Views: 1174

I got the Ingen CAI from P-Tuning and never had a CEL problem with it. It just dropped right into place on install and the filter wasn't really that bad to get to...just takes a little work. I wouldn't go for the short-ram. A) it looks kinda cheesy and B) i want COLD air, not hot air from the engine...
by vibedrvr04
Fri Jan 20, 2006 2:43 am
Forum: Exterior
Topic: painting the vibe monotone??
Replies: 11
Views: 951

I think a nice metallic British Racing Green would look cool for the vibe. Hmm....
by vibedrvr04
Tue Jan 17, 2006 1:56 am
Forum: Wheels & Tires
Topic: 17" wheels and drums brakes
Replies: 12
Views: 1449

Re: 17" wheels and drums brakes (jeffgtx)

I do. I must say i'm deffinately not happy with how it looks. Would much rather see disc brakes back there. SSBC (www.ssbrakes.com) has a conversion kit to convert the drums to single piston/sloted rotor disc, but it'll run ya almost 800 bucks...not to mention the fact that you have to get a SSBC fr...
by vibedrvr04
Wed Jan 04, 2006 8:12 am
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Windshield
Replies: 13
Views: 1104

Re: (zionzr2)

I just noticed something today about my new windshield...it's got a tinted strip that extends all the way to the bottom of that "dot matrix" behind the rear-view mirror. My origional car didn't have a tinted strip. Hmmm...I think I made out pretty good with this new glass
by vibedrvr04
Mon Dec 26, 2005 3:42 am
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Windshield
Replies: 13
Views: 1104

Windshield

Well it happened....merry christmas to me....my gift? How about a brand new windshield cause mine just cracked. I got someone to repair it for 214 plus tax. Has anyone else found a similar price? or am i getting ripped off.
by vibedrvr04
Sun Dec 18, 2005 3:57 am
Forum: Engine & Transmission
Topic: Here's another glimpse of insanity...
Replies: 9
Views: 749

Re: Here's another glimpse of insanity... (joatmon)

ok if we're gonna put it on a jeep or 4x4 frame, it'll have to get a lift kit and huge tires....oohhh....a Monster Vibe.....crush those hondas!Now we're talkin
by vibedrvr04
Fri Dec 16, 2005 12:19 pm
Forum: Engine & Transmission
Topic: Here's another glimpse of insanity...
Replies: 9
Views: 749

Re: Here's another glimpse of insanity... (mcgusto82)

Quote, originally posted by mcgusto82 »i think it's safe to say. this isn't going to happens. we're a bunch of school girls. lolseems nobody here has the time or pockets to do it. poo!Oh ye of little faith....I've got one word for you.......SPONSOR. Heck I bet you could get playboy or penthouse to ...
by vibedrvr04
Wed Dec 14, 2005 12:00 pm
Forum: Engine & Transmission
Topic: Here's another glimpse of insanity...
Replies: 9
Views: 749

Here's another glimpse of insanity...

I saw the post from the V8.....why not go for the gusto? Rip out the rear seats and entire rear end...remove the engine and box in the engine bay...do a little re-work on the chasis...drop in the drivetrain from a subaru (or something with AWD and some power) and slap a Viper V-10 in the rear end? T...
by vibedrvr04
Wed Nov 30, 2005 10:36 am
Forum: Vibe/Member Of The Month
Topic: December VOTM poll now open
Replies: 65
Views: 5167

Re: What's wrong with you people? (ArcsVibe)

sorry for the delay people, and yes i realize it's probably too late, but here's some pics for you all.