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by Melissa18L
Fri Oct 26, 2018 8:00 am
Forum: Engine & Transmission
Topic: Ehoff121's '05 AWD Exhaust Replacement
Replies: 22
Views: 2223

Re: Ehoff121's '05 AWD Exhaust Replacement

I did finally have my exhaust replaced and its inspected. I got this https://www.rockauto.com/en/moreinfo.php?pk=5675607&cc=1432959&jsn=412 this is the California compliant one, but its not able to be shipped to CA. and this muffler which is now listed as out of stock at least on rockauto... https:/...
by Melissa18L
Fri Oct 05, 2018 12:20 pm
Forum: Engine & Transmission
Topic: Ehoff121's '05 AWD Exhaust Replacement
Replies: 22
Views: 2223

Re: Ehoff121's '05 AWD Exhaust Replacement

yes, it definitely says california. i'm a ditz. thanks for your help!!
by Melissa18L
Wed Oct 03, 2018 3:14 pm
Forum: Wheels & Tires
Topic: aftermarket lug nuts?
Replies: 4
Views: 1560

Re: aftermarket lug nuts?

You don't say which wheels you have, but... This one fits the alloys on my 04: http://www.napaonline.com/Catalog/CatalogItemDetail.aspx/Wheel-Bolt-Nut-M12-1-5/_/R-NDP6414281_0482024155" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; Direct Replacement Mag Nut M12-1.5 Thread size 21mm Hex Conical Sea...
by Melissa18L
Wed Oct 03, 2018 2:36 pm
Forum: Engine & Transmission
Topic: Ehoff121's '05 AWD Exhaust Replacement
Replies: 22
Views: 2223

Re: Ehoff121's '05 AWD Exhaust Replacement

i do have an appt at Monroe and i may revisit welding existing but it broke in 3 places! one is the donut gasket. the other way at the end after the cat, and the muffler it not connected to anything... I'd avoid Monroe...They're not the most ideal business to deal with. With that said, the Borla is...
by Melissa18L
Wed Oct 03, 2018 2:16 pm
Forum: Engine & Transmission
Topic: Ehoff121's '05 AWD Exhaust Replacement
Replies: 22
Views: 2223

Re: Ehoff121's '05 AWD Exhaust Replacement

The one day I don't check the forums and one of my threads is on fire... :lol: ' Here's an update (apologies for not posting one sooner): after replacing the valve cover gasket and spark plugs followed by a tank with Techron concentrate and the idle relearn procedure ( https://www.youtube.com/watch...
by Melissa18L
Wed Oct 03, 2018 3:23 am
Forum: Engine & Transmission
Topic: Ehoff121's '05 AWD Exhaust Replacement
Replies: 22
Views: 2223

Re: Ehoff121's '05 AWD Exhaust Replacement

2005 AWD here as well. As a larger question, does the group have a consensus on part numbers from the manifold back for a non-CA 2005 AWD? I have been making repairs here and there but I'm ready to replace everything. Reading this and other threads I'm not confident that I'm going to order the corr...
by Melissa18L
Wed Oct 03, 2018 3:16 am
Forum: Engine & Transmission
Topic: Ehoff121's '05 AWD Exhaust Replacement
Replies: 22
Views: 2223

Re: Ehoff121's '05 AWD Exhaust Replacement

the 2 i found from the manifold back (not including the manifold) are $313 with free shipping. way better than the $645 oem. and it's returnable! so it sounds like the muffler shouldn't be too hard to fit? the one i had found and need to re-find was only $79. thanks for the driveshaft info. i was th...
by Melissa18L
Tue Oct 02, 2018 1:17 pm
Forum: Engine & Transmission
Topic: Ehoff121's '05 AWD Exhaust Replacement
Replies: 22
Views: 2223

Re: Ehoff121's '05 AWD Exhaust Replacement

right? same here. thanks for at least posting something. waiting on part numbers or advice from the higher ups!

also does anyone know if an '03 awd rear driveshaft will fit an '05 awd??
by Melissa18L
Tue Oct 02, 2018 9:33 am
Forum: Engine & Transmission
Topic: Ehoff121's '05 AWD Exhaust Replacement
Replies: 22
Views: 2223

Re: Ehoff121's '05 AWD Exhaust Replacement

Is this the official '05 AWD Exhaust thread?? Replacing exhaust on '05 AWD with 235K looks like there are 2 available for AWD (the OEM complete exhaust was $1900. so, no.) DAVICO CARB Compliant 175040 or the Eastern Catalytic ECO III 40832 they are within $2 of each other. this is for rural PA not ...
by Melissa18L
Mon Oct 12, 2015 4:53 pm
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: I crashed my 2009 Vibe GT =( ... now looking for another...
Replies: 15
Views: 1695

Re: I crashed my 2009 Vibe GT =( ... now looking for another...

aw that's terrible. sorry for your loss. she was such a nice clean car, young and red.
by Melissa18L
Fri Oct 09, 2015 7:58 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: The Official "Price You Paid For Gas" Thread
Replies: 1608
Views: 196289

Re: The Official "Price You Paid For Gas" Thread

$2.30 with my kickback card at Snappy's in Curwensville, PA
by Melissa18L
Wed Sep 16, 2015 11:39 am
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: Mktrat's 2008 Vibe base
Replies: 14
Views: 1272

Re: Mktrat's 2008 Vibe base

aw whatever it takes! i don't think any less of you! i LOVE the grills i think you sold me on the white for mine. i ran out of time to dip my wheels this weekend. i just took on of those wire cone wheels you attach to a cordless drill to them and popped out the centers maybe next weekend. I think t...
by Melissa18L
Tue Sep 15, 2015 4:42 pm
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: Mktrat's 2008 Vibe base
Replies: 14
Views: 1272

Re: Mktrat's 2008 Vibe base

The grills are plastidip.... http://i1347.photobucket.com/albums/p701/mktrat/2008%20Vibe%20base/615C0F83-77BE-4710-BAA7-124135F3FD50_zpsw9a7j3a1.jpg I figured the rims needed some permanent protection anyway after most of the original paint flaked off. I may dip them a different color next spring, I...
by Melissa18L
Mon Sep 14, 2015 2:52 pm
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: Found another base 2004 Vibe at my Pick a Part yard! Anyone need parts?
Replies: 21
Views: 2011

Re: Found another base 2004 Vibe at my Pick a Part yard! Anyone need parts?

how much for the e-brake and the lid to the center console (cause my puppy ate mine)
same as on '05? the seat controls are diff than on my '05
by Melissa18L
Mon Sep 14, 2015 2:48 pm
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: Mktrat's 2008 Vibe base
Replies: 14
Views: 1272

Re: Mktrat's 2008 Vibe base

Do you think the plastidip will come off the lugs when you have to remove tires? Not sure If i want to do mine. Did you remove the pontiac centers or are they just blacked out? I'm surprised you went with white grills? Nice contrast though. I still can't decide, I bought white and black! That's not...
by Melissa18L
Sun Sep 13, 2015 7:16 am
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: Mktrat's 2008 Vibe base
Replies: 14
Views: 1272

Re: Mktrat's 2008 Vibe base

Do you think the plastidip will come off the lugs when you have to remove tires? I still can't decide, I bought white and black! Yes, it will come off the lug nuts as soon as you put a lug wrench on them. On your Fusion Vibe, I'd go with black. I think white would look weird. Just my $0.02 though ;...
by Melissa18L
Sat Sep 12, 2015 3:15 pm
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: Mktrat's 2008 Vibe base
Replies: 14
Views: 1272

Re: Mktrat's 2008 Vibe base

Do you think the plastidip will come off the lugs when you have to remove tires? Not sure If i want to do mine. Did you remove the pontiac centers or are they just blacked out? I'm surprised you went with white grills? Nice contrast though. I still can't decide, I bought white and black!
by Melissa18L
Sat Sep 12, 2015 2:45 pm
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: The Official "Price You Paid For Gas" Thread
Replies: 1608
Views: 196289

Re: The Official "Price You Paid For Gas" Thread

zbyers wrote:Must be nice. The cheap gas where I am in PA is $2.55 still. I filled the GT with premium the other day and it was $3.25. Diesel is $2.75. Anyone throw a diesel engine in a Vibe yet? lol
This week it was $2.49 in Grampian, PA at the OneStop. At most Sheetz it's $2.55.
by Melissa18L
Wed Sep 09, 2015 3:47 pm
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: genVibe.com Decals
Replies: 31
Views: 1883

Re: genVibe.com Decals

Thanks for the decals! Love them!

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by Melissa18L
Wed Sep 09, 2015 8:23 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: Putting the Vibe into (partial) retirement...
Replies: 12
Views: 978

Re: Putting the Vibe into (partial) retirement...

she's the "pleasure" car now
by Melissa18L
Sun Sep 06, 2015 6:16 pm
Forum: The Others
Topic: Grand Am or Grand Prix before Vibe?
Replies: 14
Views: 1414

Re: Grand Am or Grand Prix before Vibe?

that would be so fun! you'd have to get a fun color, yellow? Unfortunately, the Convertibles never came in any wild colors like yellow :(. I'd most likely end up with an Ultra Silver Metallic one because, as you can tell by my Vibe (Liquid Platinum Metallic [silver]), I have a "thing" for silver ve...
by Melissa18L
Sun Sep 06, 2015 6:13 pm
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: Finally introducing myself and my Vibe
Replies: 16
Views: 1184

Re: Finally introducing myself and my Vibe

Another official WELCOME to GenVibe Melissa ;) Nice job posing the pics for us. Also your window sticker is interesting too. What's interesting is that your 4 year younger Vibe than mine, costs more then compared to what my MSRP was. And I have the GT trim to boot! They must not have raised prices ...
by Melissa18L
Fri Sep 04, 2015 2:16 pm
Forum: The Others
Topic: Grand Am or Grand Prix before Vibe?
Replies: 14
Views: 1414

Re: Grand Am or Grand Prix before Vibe?

wow. y'all had a lot of sunfires! Yep, a total of 2 Sunbirds and 3 Sunfires! At one point, we had 1 Sunbird and 3 Sunfires all at the same time :P! Great little cars! I'd love to get a 2000 Sunfire GT Convertible some day to have as a fun little summer (only) cruiser! that would be so fun! you'd ha...
by Melissa18L
Fri Sep 04, 2015 12:03 pm
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: Finally introducing myself and my Vibe
Replies: 16
Views: 1184

Re: Finally introducing myself and my Vibe

vibenvy wrote:
Melissa18L wrote:thanks! yeah i figured i'd never actually get around to washing it so just went with how she usually looks ;)
You're welcome!

form < function :D
i like that! (form < function) :)
by Melissa18L
Fri Sep 04, 2015 11:54 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: Finally introducing myself and my Vibe
Replies: 16
Views: 1184

Re: Finally introducing myself and my Vibe

vibenvy wrote:Welcome to GenVibe! Glad you finally found and joined us after 6 years! Very nice looking Fusion Vibe you've got there! Thanks for posting pictures of it right away ;)!
thanks! yeah i figured i'd never actually get around to washing it so just went with how she usually looks ;)
by Melissa18L
Fri Sep 04, 2015 11:01 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: Finally introducing myself and my Vibe
Replies: 16
Views: 1184

Re: Finally introducing myself and my Vibe

Welcome! That is a nice Fusion orange you have there. It would fit in real well down here in Texas since it it the UT Longhorns color! :lol: One of my sons has already told me he wants a Vibe this color. oh...it is fusion, but the color is sundance? too many names... Hey...it is fusion orange AND m...
by Melissa18L
Fri Sep 04, 2015 10:40 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: Finally introducing myself and my Vibe
Replies: 16
Views: 1184

Re: Finally introducing myself and my Vibe

trb wrote:Welcome! That is a nice Fusion orange you have there. It would fit in real well down here in Texas since it it the UT Longhorns color! :lol: One of my sons has already told me he wants a Vibe this color.
oh...it is fusion, but the color is sundance? too many names...
by Melissa18L
Fri Sep 04, 2015 8:49 am
Forum: The Others
Topic: Grand Am or Grand Prix before Vibe?
Replies: 14
Views: 1414

Re: Grand Am or Grand Prix before Vibe?

so loved my '96 grand am. i always wanted a 2-door car. she was so fun. burgandy with pink stripes. i drove her for 2 years with NO heat...in pennsylvania! my vibe almost drowned! i would have strangled my husband. it was close. I just had a black 4 door. Two options aluminum rims and an automatic....
by Melissa18L
Fri Sep 04, 2015 8:47 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Any other artists/graphic designers here?
Replies: 9
Views: 1120

Re: Any other artists/graphic designers here?

Thanks! And I sure hope I get some kids like you throughout the year, right now I'm introducing my 6-8th graders to the basics of visual hierarchy and having them use repetition and contrast to create posters. Some of em kind of like it but some it's like pulling teeth. Heaven forbid I should teach...
by Melissa18L
Fri Sep 04, 2015 7:08 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: Finally introducing myself and my Vibe
Replies: 16
Views: 1184

Re: Finally introducing myself and my Vibe

Hi Melissa18L. Thanks for the pictures. This Vibe certainly has seen its unfair share of road salt. Your Vibe shows some character too. I like it. Aw. Thanks. Yeah, PA winters. My family has been in PA since before the Revolutionary war! It's in my blood, part of my soul. I will just have to deal w...
by Melissa18L
Fri Sep 04, 2015 3:12 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Any other artists/graphic designers here?
Replies: 9
Views: 1120

Re: Any other artists/graphic designers here?

I'm an art teacher in a K-8 school with a background in sculpture, photography, and some graphic design (mainly visual hierarchy and sequencing related to collegiate level presentation posters). http://www.anthonylawtondavis.weebly.com That's awesome Mr. Davis! I spent all of 8th grade art class in...
by Melissa18L
Fri Sep 04, 2015 3:08 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: Finally introducing myself and my Vibe
Replies: 16
Views: 1184

Re: Finally introducing myself and my Vibe

JerBear wrote:I love that color, it looks great in the sun and one that you don't see too often!
There's another orange one I pass every day. Just like mine except his has steel wheels and hubcaps and he painted his calipers or brakes or whatever orange. I actually talked to him a few times.
by Melissa18L
Thu Sep 03, 2015 7:56 pm
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: Finally introducing myself and my Vibe
Replies: 16
Views: 1184

Re: Finally introducing myself and my Vibe

Hi Melissa18L. Thanks for the pictures. This Vibe certainly has seen its unfair share of road salt. Your Vibe shows some character too. I like it. Aw. Thanks. Yeah, PA winters. My family has been in PA since before the Revolutionary war! It's in my blood, part of my soul. I will just have to deal w...
by Melissa18L
Thu Sep 03, 2015 7:26 pm
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: Finally introducing myself and my Vibe
Replies: 16
Views: 1184

Finally introducing myself and my Vibe

http://i242.photobucket.com/albums/ff265/mlsalsgiver/IMG_20150830_162903_479.jpg Well here she is. Brought her home 6 years ago. Fell in love with the color and replaced my '96 Grand Am with this '05 Vibe. http://i242.photobucket.com/albums/ff265/mlsalsgiver/IMG_20150830_163049_607.jpg Wow, is she ...
by Melissa18L
Thu Sep 03, 2015 4:58 pm
Forum: The Others
Topic: Grand Am or Grand Prix before Vibe?
Replies: 14
Views: 1414

Re: Grand Am or Grand Prix before Vibe?

I couldn't and still can't decide if I prefer GM or MOPAR.... 1992 Plymouth Acclaim <~~~~ did you know these could go 120 MPH!?!?!?! (given to my middle brother) 116k 1996 Grand Am (given to my little brother - he drove it till I couldn't fix it anymore) 95k (165k at burial :roll: ) 1997 Dodge Stra...
by Melissa18L
Thu Sep 03, 2015 4:55 pm
Forum: The Others
Topic: Grand Am or Grand Prix before Vibe?
Replies: 14
Views: 1414

Re: Grand Am or Grand Prix before Vibe?

We had Sunbirds and Sunfires before we got our Vibes... My parents bought a brand new 1989 Medium Gray Metallic Sunbird LE Sedan in the fall of 1988. We had it until 1997 when my dad was in an accident and it was totaled. It had around 315,000 miles on it when it was totaled. My parents bought a br...
by Melissa18L
Thu Sep 03, 2015 4:54 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Any other artists/graphic designers here?
Replies: 9
Views: 1120

Re: Any other artists/graphic designers here?

Blanco_Diablo wrote:Graphic designer here... we used to have a larger crew a few years ago, not sure how many of them are still active on the site though.
see, i knew it ;) one of my freelance artists has or at least had a vibe too.
by Melissa18L
Thu Sep 03, 2015 4:52 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Any other artists/graphic designers here?
Replies: 9
Views: 1120

Re: Any other artists/graphic designers here?

I'm a freelance graphic designer. :) Unfortunately my portfolio website is still under construction, but I've got a tumblr. http://alyssamoreno.tumblr.com/ I also used to do a bunch of pencil portraits but that was way back when haha. That never got me paid like design did. :P You have lots of good...
by Melissa18L
Wed Sep 02, 2015 4:41 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: New member, proud new Vibe owner :)
Replies: 10
Views: 918

Re: New member, proud new Vibe owner :)

wow, you got a great looking vibe!
by Melissa18L
Sun Aug 30, 2015 8:18 am
Forum: US - Mid-Atlantic
Topic: PA ...roll call
Replies: 31
Views: 16407

Re: PA ...rthats aweoll call

Western PA near Punxsutawney. There are SO many vibes in my area. We should all do a count of how many we see in a day. You're not too far from some of us Melissa. Two members live in Erie and I'm in Warren PA. I actually have family out in Dayton, sorta near Punxsy. We also have another member fur...
by Melissa18L
Sun Aug 30, 2015 8:12 am
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: genVibe.com Decals
Replies: 31
Views: 1883

Re: genVibe.com Decals

zbyers wrote:
Melissa18L wrote:You have more colors and different pricing than on Facebook page. Just wondered why the difference.
Melissa, SlammedNiss is a different seller of the tags. He's not on the Book of Faces. Nick (KITT222) is the seller on there.[/quote :twisted: gotcha. Thanks!
by Melissa18L
Sun Aug 30, 2015 8:04 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: How many miles on your Vibes?
Replies: 916
Views: 136803

Re: How many miles on your Vibes?

Thanks! Tangerine needs a bath then I can get some pics. Just paid it off too! I'm a bit of a procrastinator!
by Melissa18L
Sun Aug 30, 2015 4:10 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: 2nd Gen vs 1st in long term reliability
Replies: 14
Views: 1943

Re: 2nd Gen vs 1st in long term reliability

This one is easy, Yes. If you had the 2.4 it would be a little different, due to the oil issues. Same 1.8 is still used in the Corolla, all these years later if you needed further reassurance about it. Keep up on maintenance like any other engine,and you should be good to go. One thing, though, the...
by Melissa18L
Sun Aug 30, 2015 12:21 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Any other artists/graphic designers here?
Replies: 9
Views: 1120

Any other artists/graphic designers here?

It seems like there are quite a few graphic oriented members...
by Melissa18L
Sun Aug 30, 2015 12:14 am
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: genVibe.com Decals
Replies: 31
Views: 1883

Re: genVibe.com Decals

You have more colors and different pricing than on Facebook page. Just wondered why the difference.
by Melissa18L
Sat Aug 29, 2015 10:42 pm
Forum: The Others
Topic: Grand Am or Grand Prix before Vibe?
Replies: 14
Views: 1414

Grand Am or Grand Prix before Vibe?

I loved my '96 Grand Am but my mechanic (who lived on my couch) refused to work on it any more! Bought my '05 Vibe at the Toyota dealership he was service manager at. Also had a '93 Grand Prix.
by Melissa18L
Sat Aug 29, 2015 10:13 pm
Forum: Tech Info & Do-It-Yourself Info
Topic: easy diy pet barrier
Replies: 9
Views: 1949

Re: easy diy pet barrier

Awesome. Thanks for the ideas.
by Melissa18L
Sat Aug 29, 2015 10:02 pm
Forum: US - Mid-Atlantic
Topic: PA ...roll call
Replies: 31
Views: 16407

Re: PA ...roll call

Western PA near Punxsutawney. There are SO many vibes in my area. We should all do a count of how many we see in a day.
by Melissa18L
Fri Aug 28, 2015 6:45 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: How many miles on your Vibes?
Replies: 916
Views: 136803

Re: How many miles on your Vibes?

172,000 total. I've put on over 120,000 myself in six years.
by Melissa18L
Fri Aug 28, 2015 6:42 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: Your Vibe's name
Replies: 21
Views: 2035

Re: Your Vibe's name

vibrologist wrote:
vibenvy wrote:You know, it's funny because I'm quite the car enthusiast, but I've never been one to name my vehicles. I just call my Vibe "the Vibe," "my Vibe", etc. Nothing special :|.
Same here. "Vibe" works almost as good as "Beetle" works for the old VeeDubs.
what? not "that dub" :)