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by BassetVIBEs1984
Sat Apr 29, 2017 5:33 am
Forum: Tech Info & Do-It-Yourself Info
Topic: Recommended oil, trans fluid, and coolant for 03 vibe gt
Replies: 1
Views: 708

Recommended oil, trans fluid, and coolant for 03 vibe gt

Id like some help on getting the right fluids for my first service interval on the car.
1.) Engine oil, specs and quantity
2.) Gearbox fluid, specs and quantity
3.) Coolant, specs and quantity
by BassetVIBEs1984
Wed Apr 26, 2017 5:28 pm
Forum: Engine & Transmission
Topic: mid-length or longtube header, 2zz, anyone ?
Replies: 1
Views: 391

mid-length or longtube header, 2zz, anyone ?

anyone have any experience with a midlength or longtube header on the 2zz ? i want to do a full exhaust on my 2003 vibe gt, and am planning on doing it in full stainless. im setup to weld with stainless wire and even have the proper trimix gas for my welder. appreciate any and all advice i can get.
by BassetVIBEs1984
Wed Apr 26, 2017 1:16 pm
Forum: Engine & Transmission
Topic: Performance headers?
Replies: 10
Views: 1311

Re: Performance headers?

if the bolts dont strip or jam the threads up when you pull them out you should be ok to re-use them.
by BassetVIBEs1984
Mon Apr 24, 2017 1:21 am
Forum: Maintenance Bay
Topic: picking up an 03 vibe gt on monday, what to look for ?
Replies: 11
Views: 1209

Re: picking up an 03 vibe gt on monday, what to look for ?

jolts, why do you say i wont have to worry about the mileage on the odometer ? if the motor was built for 8,200 rpms, why wouldnt i be able to take it to 8,200 rpms ? constantly even ... ?
by BassetVIBEs1984
Sun Apr 23, 2017 4:55 pm
Forum: Maintenance Bay
Topic: picking up an 03 vibe gt on monday, what to look for ?
Replies: 11
Views: 1209

Re: picking up an 03 vibe gt on monday, what to look for ?

ok, let me clarify what i mean when i am asking "what to look for" i am mechanically inclined so i am comfortable doing everything down to a line hone on the crank journals if i had to. 8 years as a machinist and welder in the national guard. that being said, what are the service intervals for the t...
by BassetVIBEs1984
Sun Apr 23, 2017 4:02 pm
Forum: Maintenance Bay
Topic: picking up an 03 vibe gt on monday, what to look for ?
Replies: 11
Views: 1209

Re: picking up an 03 vibe gt on monday, what to look for ?

the cel also came on while i was driving it, so i am going to get that checked out as well.
by BassetVIBEs1984
Sun Apr 23, 2017 3:56 pm
Forum: Maintenance Bay
Topic: picking up an 03 vibe gt on monday, what to look for ?
Replies: 11
Views: 1209

Re: picking up an 03 vibe gt on monday, what to look for ?

i pulled to 8k rpms every chance i got when i drove it, thats how i know it worked. when i do get it and get it home, first thing will be an oil change. and id like to do a trans fluid change as well. who recommends what in terms of motor oil and trans fluid, and the best places to source these flui...
by BassetVIBEs1984
Sun Apr 23, 2017 3:36 am
Forum: Maintenance Bay
Topic: picking up an 03 vibe gt on monday, what to look for ?
Replies: 11
Views: 1209

Re: picking up an 03 vibe gt on monday, what to look for ?

im sure that the variable valve lift and timing system works. it definitely makes more power then any 4 cylinder vehicle ive ever owned, and it moves quite well. ill give it a good looking over once i get it to make sure there arent any bad rust areas.
by BassetVIBEs1984
Sat Apr 22, 2017 7:51 pm
Forum: Maintenance Bay
Topic: picking up an 03 vibe gt on monday, what to look for ?
Replies: 11
Views: 1209

picking up an 03 vibe gt on monday, what to look for ?

so ive already driven the car roughly 300 miles, but i had to leave it at the car lot because the deal at the bank had to be reorganized. i like the car and want to seal the deal, but i need to know what to look for when i get it and start putting the miles on it. it currently sits at a tad over 222...