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by mcgusto82
Tue Jul 24, 2007 8:39 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: Could you buy a large car/SUV after owning a Vibe?
Replies: 22
Views: 4050

Re: (WaveAction)

drive a bigger car for a while and then go back to the vibe. You'll feel cramped. Big time!

by mcgusto82
Sun Apr 29, 2007 12:01 am
Forum: Interior
Topic: ~ INFANT Baby Seat in MIDDLE ? ~
Replies: 21
Views: 3937

Re: (Raivis)

I disagree. A rear facing child carrier does get in the way fof the front seats. i'm 5.10, and i had to put the car seat behind the passenger side. I also don't recommend using the seat belt unless you have to (i.e. - Don't have latch on your seat). Seats belts don't provide the same restraints. Aft...
by mcgusto82
Sat Apr 28, 2007 11:42 pm
Forum: Interior
Topic: Custom Interior Bike Rack!
Replies: 22
Views: 10454

Re: Custom Interior Bike Rack! (Neouka)

looks awesome.
by mcgusto82
Sun Apr 15, 2007 5:22 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: My Vibe is all paid off
Replies: 96
Views: 7344

Re: (Celtic_Curse)

Quote, originally posted by Celtic_Curse »
Congrats Mav! That STi is gonna be awsome. I'm paying mine off in the next couple of days and then I'll keep it until I can afford my G35.

I'm with you on this one. An Infinity EX or a Gx will be our next car.

But congrats on the STI.

by mcgusto82
Sat Apr 14, 2007 12:19 pm
Forum: US - Northeast
Topic: "Exploratory Committee": NY Auto Show & NJ Spring Meet 2007
Replies: 40
Views: 8271

Re: (ragingfish)

Damm, i mssed this thread. I just got back from the auto show earlier. WOW! worse auto show ever! extremely over crowded. Next year, i'm going during a week day. I was soo disappointed. Had to park at 41 ST, and 7 Ave. Other wise i'd have paid 60$.
by mcgusto82
Fri Apr 13, 2007 8:45 am
Forum: The Others
Topic: New Tribeca
Replies: 24
Views: 2349

Re: (RedFire2K)

and the Azura goes againts the Lexus LS460.
That is the best so far.
by mcgusto82
Fri Apr 13, 2007 8:37 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: My latest toy!
Replies: 14
Views: 1027

Re: (RedFire2K)

cool! i collect 1:18 die cast models.

by mcgusto82
Fri Apr 13, 2007 8:03 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: My 360 **** the bed, AGAIN!
Replies: 14
Views: 949

Re: (Mrizzle05)

I don't own either 360 or PS3. However, my Wii is awesome. It's so addictive and involving that i can opnly have one game at a time.

Hopefully this will be the last of your 360 woes.

by mcgusto82
Thu Apr 12, 2007 2:33 am
Forum: Exterior
Topic: small leaks around sunroof seal
Replies: 5
Views: 773

Re: small leaks around sunroof seal (scherry2)

the drain tubes must be clogged. i've seen this happen. Try a wire hanger, straighten it, and try to clear it out before you start movign your sunroof.
by mcgusto82
Wed Apr 11, 2007 8:20 pm
Forum: The Others
Topic: 2008 Jeep Liberty
Replies: 21
Views: 3010

Re: 2008 Jeep Liberty (b train)

Isn't the Grand Cherokee today's equivelance of the Grand Wagoner?

by mcgusto82
Wed Apr 11, 2007 8:17 pm
Forum: The Others
Topic: New Tribeca
Replies: 24
Views: 2349

Re: (AKLGT)

Yeah, im not feeling this tribeca. The Santa Fe looks like it has more character. Plus it beats the LAND ROVER LR3 in their comercial.
by mcgusto82
Wed Apr 11, 2007 8:15 pm
Forum: The Others
Topic: King of the Road
Replies: 21
Views: 1969

Re: King of the Road (azsapphire87)

Quote, originally posted by azsapphire87 »"King of the Road"Roger Miller, 1965? What can I say, I'm a country music fan (not so much of the new stuff though).I'm not a country fan, but somehow i knew that song. Yeah, a vette is still a bit more uper class. Unless ohers knew excatly what KING OF THE...
by mcgusto82
Mon Apr 09, 2007 2:59 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Got a new bike
Replies: 15
Views: 1044

Re: (RedFire2K)

yeah, and you're like me. you go through all the puddles you come across. And yeah, rim brakes are worthless once the tire gets wet.
by mcgusto82
Mon Apr 09, 2007 6:58 am
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Removing Pin striping
Replies: 15
Views: 892

Re: (stoavio)

You should be good then. Blue, oh excuse me, NEPTUNE is a dark color and doesn't fade much as other colors. Colors like red, excuse me, LAVA.

so your blue, again excuse me, NEPTUNE vibe should be ok.

by mcgusto82
Mon Apr 09, 2007 6:53 am
Forum: The Others
Topic: malibu ss?
Replies: 34
Views: 4047

Re: malibu ss? (MAVibe)

As of lately i've been reading alot to the subject of TOYOTA's quality. They are fallen sharply off their pedestal. Car and driver had a columm where it describes the new camry's SHORT FALL of quality. Recently the new CAMRY finished behind a SATURN AURA in a comparison test. However, Honda is still...
by mcgusto82
Mon Apr 09, 2007 6:46 am
Forum: The Others
Topic: My new toy! ;)
Replies: 23
Views: 2562

Re: My new toy! ;) (ajflan)

Ohh man, you are soo lucky. I've wanted to get a bike for a year now. My wife says.. "don't you love your son? Why would you get a bike?"
Check out BUEL.COM. They have beautifull bikes.
Eventually i will get one.
by mcgusto82
Mon Apr 09, 2007 6:38 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: Here Yesterday......Gone Today - Another Pontiac Dealership GONE!!!
Replies: 9
Views: 1659

Re: (MAVibe)

The original aurora was definately a classic. That and the 96+ Buick riviera. Two of my all time favoties!
by mcgusto82
Mon Apr 09, 2007 12:18 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: Here Yesterday......Gone Today - Another Pontiac Dealership GONE!!!
Replies: 9
Views: 1659

Re: Here Yesterday......Gone Today - Another Pontiac Dealership GONE!!! (MiVibe-ToolGuy)

I still see some empty lots with the the old OLDSMOBILE lettering over the front. It's really sad actually. Like a peice of history died.
by mcgusto82
Mon Apr 09, 2007 12:12 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Got a new bike
Replies: 15
Views: 1044

Re: (RedFire2K)

Quote, originally posted by RedFire2K »how much did the bike happen to cost?? im looking for a mtn bike similar..but dont wanna spend a huge load..maybe $350 at the most after taxes and stuff..so give or take a bike thats $299..it's not for anything aggressive like mountains and stuff..just general...
by mcgusto82
Sun Apr 08, 2007 3:57 am
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Removing Pin striping
Replies: 15
Views: 892

Re: (stoavio)

My pin stripping was a dealer added mod. What color is your vibe? Some paint colors would show sun fadding far worse than others.
by mcgusto82
Sun Apr 08, 2007 3:54 am
Forum: Interior
Topic: Total newb. Interior questions. :)
Replies: 18
Views: 1415

Re: (dianebrat)

I do bellieve the 05 + Matrix received an updated TOYOTA radio which is wider than the Vibe's. So i don't think they are identical.
by mcgusto82
Sun Apr 08, 2007 3:50 am
Forum: Audio, Electronics, Electrical
Topic: Replace factory head unit
Replies: 5
Views: 1204

Re: Replace factory head unit (Sunny)

Quote, originally posted by Sunny »
Check out Crutchfield, the choices are mind boggling. http://www.crutchfield.com/S-z....aspx

They include all the necessary adapters etc.

WOW crutchfield finally has the vibe listed as a 2-DIN. only after 5 years. lol

by mcgusto82
Sun Apr 08, 2007 3:46 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Japanese IQ test.
Replies: 9
Views: 927

Re: Japanese IQ test. (Toasted7)

HA! i did it without cheating. But i have no idea now how i did it. lol
by mcgusto82
Sun Apr 08, 2007 3:21 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Got a new bike
Replies: 15
Views: 1044

Got a new bike

After some deliveration, i decided to go with a new bike.
Bought a GT avalance 3.0 w/ disc brakes. Local shop does unlimited adjustments / checks for the lifetime of the bike.

by mcgusto82
Sat Apr 07, 2007 10:30 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Removing Pin striping
Replies: 15
Views: 892

Re: (Vibr8tr)

I removed my paint stripping with GOO GONE. I't came off pretty easily. Should take you about 30 minutes.
by mcgusto82
Sat Apr 07, 2007 10:27 pm
Forum: Audio, Electronics, Electrical
Topic: Replace factory head unit
Replies: 5
Views: 1204

Re: Replace factory head unit (trueimage)

Anything 2-DIN would fill the radio left by the hole.

Recently, Pioneer released the new AVIC Z3, there's aso the AVIC series. Try E-bayl.

by mcgusto82
Fri Apr 06, 2007 2:28 am
Forum: Audio, Electronics, Electrical
Topic: Vibe HU Dash Kit Question
Replies: 3
Views: 962

Re: Vibe HU Dash Kit Question (technophreak)

You can also just tint your car windows. You likely won' find a kit with a door.
by mcgusto82
Thu Apr 05, 2007 7:00 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: MT bike question
Replies: 9
Views: 992

Re: (coldmm803)

i've been shopping around for anew bike. I agree there is little sense in putting in 150$ of new shock on a 150$ bike. So, i'm looking at a couple of entry level Treks, GT's and Giant. I am definately going with Disc breaks this time around, and front Suspension. I must have a hard tail. i can find ...
by mcgusto82
Thu Apr 05, 2007 6:54 pm
Forum: The Others
Topic: Vote on 1 of 3 of Chevy's new concepts.
Replies: 41
Views: 4468

Re: (breezd)

The looks like it might be fun and can steal some thunder from the Fit and ugly Yaris.
by mcgusto82
Thu Apr 05, 2007 6:49 pm
Forum: The Others
Topic: Hyundai Genesis Concept
Replies: 15
Views: 2317

Re: Hyundai Genesis Concept (AKLGT)

Is it me or does the tail end remind you a mix between a 5 series and a 7?
Looks elegant.
by mcgusto82
Wed Apr 04, 2007 2:34 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: MT bike question
Replies: 9
Views: 992

Re: MT bike question (4azdmunky)

Can anyone point at some bikes around 300$.
Recently bought my wife a Columbia Trialhead sport. Got it from sports authority, my Swichnn came from walmart a year ago. :/
The columbia was on sale from 250 at 179. Mine at 149. I guess you get what you pay for. . .
by mcgusto82
Tue Apr 03, 2007 1:07 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: MT bike question
Replies: 9
Views: 992

Re: MT bike question (prathman)

ok. So we're on the same page. Where you see the red arrow is where i am rocking back an forward.

by mcgusto82
Tue Apr 03, 2007 12:00 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: MT bike question
Replies: 9
Views: 992

MT bike question

I have a 1 yr old mt bike, the front fork has developed a back and forward play of about 1/4 inch. It's noticeable during braking.

My question is, can this be adjusted or rebuilt?

Or should i replace the front fork?

Or should i use this as an excuse to get a new Mt with disk brakes? lol

by mcgusto82
Mon Feb 26, 2007 7:57 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: driving lights
Replies: 6
Views: 1002

Re: driving lights (zionzr2)

have you thought about an HID kit? they make a world of difference.
by mcgusto82
Mon Feb 26, 2007 7:45 pm
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: New to genvibe, but need opinions please...
Replies: 17
Views: 1883

Re: (AKLGT)

apparently you really want side airbags. Take it back man. One of the reason why i traded my vibe. Now a days you want all the safety you can have. Also do a littl research, as the first offered side airbags for the vibe were only seat mounted airbags. You really want head curtain airbags to make th...
by mcgusto82
Sun Feb 25, 2007 8:04 pm
Forum: The Others
Topic: Taurus wont start.
Replies: 13
Views: 1659

Re: (Merzbow)

might sound redundant, but make sure the plugs are in right firing order. Wife and i had an old taurus. the distributor cap went bad, and had similar symtons
by mcgusto82
Sat Feb 24, 2007 1:19 am
Forum: Interior
Topic: What year Vibes have the sun visors that extend?
Replies: 16
Views: 1766

Re: What year Vibes have the sun visors that extend? (TRDman)

my 04 with out side bags DID extend.
by mcgusto82
Fri Feb 23, 2007 1:35 pm
Forum: The Others
Topic: Possible El Camino Return
Replies: 30
Views: 3515

Re: Possible El Camino Return (Vibe_dude)

ok, a bunch of you like it, but how many of you would actually buy one? it looks ok, but i would have no usage for one.

To the guy that wants a 4 Cyl version... be ready to take a upper cut on depressiation. In 2005, a 00 Sonoma 4 cyl could not get you 1500$ on trade in.

by mcgusto82
Fri Feb 23, 2007 1:26 pm
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: Ok now whos selling their Vibe.........
Replies: 19
Views: 2859

Re: Ok now whos selling their Vibe......... (joatmon)

he should've brought it back to stock before posting it for sale. People discriminate againts modded cars.
by mcgusto82
Fri Feb 23, 2007 1:20 pm
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: Skirts and whole car paint, or new rims and tires?
Replies: 50
Views: 5122

Re: Skirts and whole car paint, or new rims and tires? (damronjr)

Quote, originally posted by damronjr »Sooo, we are looking to get some $$$$ back from our taxes, the wife is getting rims for our truck, and right now I am trying to decide if I want to get the Psychovibe skirts (yes, again, mine are in TX in storage and didn't fit right anyways) and get the car co...
by mcgusto82
Mon Feb 12, 2007 3:30 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: Left Lane News: Spied: Redesigned 2008 Pontiac Vibe
Replies: 120
Views: 18776

Re: Left Lane News: Spied: Redesigned 2008 Pontiac Vibe (NSimkins)

maybe the NY auto show. I'll be there, so i'll let you guys know..
by mcgusto82
Wed Feb 07, 2007 10:35 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: Your next vehicle
Replies: 57
Views: 6690

Re: (ColonelPanic)

I'm already thinking of when the murrano lease is up. I've got it down to 3 cars. an infinity G, The next Acura tl, or an Altima 3.5.

Actually 4, we might keep the Murrano. who knows, got 3 years to go.

by mcgusto82
Tue Feb 06, 2007 8:30 pm
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: Welcome back!
Replies: 26
Views: 2209

Re: (joatmon)

i must've checked Genvibe 3 times every day. Realy glad it's back up.
by mcgusto82
Fri Feb 02, 2007 11:13 am
Forum: The Others
Topic: To Everyone Who Said Pontiac Would Mess it up...
Replies: 29
Views: 3557

Re: (savedbyzero)

Quote, originally posted by savedbyzero »
It's just another rebadge. Yawn.

A rebadge of a car that is not sold here.. it's still a fresh look. Hell.. unique even.

by mcgusto82
Thu Feb 01, 2007 7:39 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Any members "into" HDTV/widescreen TV's?
Replies: 41
Views: 4527

Re: (Atomb)

Quote, originally posted by Atomb »i think you have it mixed up mcgusto.response time is how fast the processor can respond to changes of movement on the screen...8ms is fast, larger (i.e. 16ms) is hence slower and will show more pixelation during fast moving scenes.Yeah i think you're right. opps....
by mcgusto82
Thu Feb 01, 2007 1:51 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Data Recovery. I need help
Replies: 10
Views: 804

Re: Data Recovery. I need help (RePo)

I'm going to try what REPO said to do. Just to clear up things.. I was running XP professional on a GATEWAY P4. While i was deployed on a carrier, it crashed. One of the IT guys gave me a bootable windows CD. I basicvally had to install windows again. But i knew not to write over the other windows r...
by mcgusto82
Wed Jan 31, 2007 7:43 am
Forum: Exterior
Topic: is it possible to pop out the ugly orange reflectors in the headlights?
Replies: 42
Views: 2394

Re: (ragingfish)

I don't like the overlays. My suggestion is opening up the light housing, remove the ORANGE reflector, then painting it chrome to mach the rest of the light. You don't HAVE to bake the lights either. You can always use a dremel tool with the rotary disc and saw it off. it's quite easy. Edit: You cut...
by mcgusto82
Wed Jan 31, 2007 7:35 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Data Recovery. I need help
Replies: 10
Views: 804

Data Recovery. I need help

I have an older 2.5 laptop hard drive. About 3 years ago, the laptop crash and i re-installed windows, BUT on a different location. Well, i now have that hard drive on an encloasure. All of the Windows1 files are there, except when i try to get into my document files i'm not allowed to. My windows2 ...
by mcgusto82
Mon Jan 29, 2007 1:34 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Any members "into" HDTV/widescreen TV's?
Replies: 41
Views: 4527

Re: (drunkenmaxx)

If you play video games, stay away from plasma. They are still well known for being prone to image burn in. A best buy near here had a 50" plasma on display with a burnt display. there 3 things to look for on an LCD tv.1-Resolution. 27" to about 42" is fine with 720P. anything higher you need a mini...
by mcgusto82
Tue Jan 23, 2007 8:10 pm
Forum: Interior
Topic: V's been Tinted!!!
Replies: 25
Views: 2630

Re: V's been Tinted!!! (Merzbow)

wow. that tint looks SWEET!!!

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