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by KNINE
Tue Nov 20, 2012 8:28 am
Forum: Maintenance Bay
Topic: Attempting Oil Change myself for first time...
Replies: 14
Views: 1705

Re: Attempting Oil Change myself for first time...

I prefer Pure One because it rated very high in particle filtration in an article I read several years ago. I use the GT filter because is has a higher capacity, even though I don't have a GT. I don't know if it really makes any difference. I'll use other brands if they come with an oil change speci...
by KNINE
Mon Nov 19, 2012 9:56 am
Forum: Engine & Transmission
Topic: Five speed oil change
Replies: 2
Views: 525

Re: Five speed oil change

Thanks. Two quarts of Castrol later, it was easier than an engine oil change.
by KNINE
Thu Nov 15, 2012 5:36 pm
Forum: Engine & Transmission
Topic: Five speed oil change
Replies: 2
Views: 525

Five speed oil change

Can anyone help me find the the link that describes how to change the speed transmission oil? I tried using the search feature with no luck. I'm mostly looking for the pictures with the locations of the drain and fill plugs. Thanks.
by KNINE
Mon Oct 29, 2012 1:19 pm
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: FRANKENSTORM!
Replies: 15
Views: 1177

Re: FRANKENSTORM!

Flooding in Virginia Beach and Norfolk. Not bad here, inland. I just had a couple dead branches come out of a tree. Still have power. So far, so good.
by KNINE
Sat Oct 27, 2012 2:49 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: FRANKENSTORM!
Replies: 15
Views: 1177

Re: FRANKENSTORM!

I live about 50 miles inland from the Virginia coast. We've had much worse here in the past. I'm not too worried. I have gas for the generator. I'll get some extra food. I don't expect to have to go to work on Monday.
by KNINE
Wed Oct 24, 2012 6:09 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Need everone's votes please
Replies: 2
Views: 909

Re: Need everone's votes please

What the heck? After I voted it said, " Thanks for upporting president Obama."
Just kidding! :lol:
by KNINE
Sun Oct 14, 2012 5:45 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: virus protection
Replies: 15
Views: 2961

Re: virus protection

I friend gave a CD With Malwarebytes. I loaded that on my PC. I had free AVG on my last computer, but something managed to get through and screw it up. I was looking for an excuse to get a new PC anyway. I would like to keep this one intact for a while. ;)
by KNINE
Fri Oct 12, 2012 3:51 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: virus protection
Replies: 15
Views: 2961

Re: virus protection

We use Norton Internet Security (NIS)...the "clicking" sound is probably the Microsoft 'security' trying to tell you that it "thinks" the program you've clicked on has a virus or bug or something. If you KNOW the program is OK, simply override the MS security by right-clicking on the program button...
by KNINE
Thu Oct 11, 2012 5:26 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: virus protection
Replies: 15
Views: 2961

virus protection

I just got a new PC. What kind of virus protection to you guys recommend?
Also, why does it keep making a clicking noise when I;m not even using it?
by KNINE
Fri Sep 28, 2012 6:08 am
Forum: Problems & Warranty Issues
Topic: Radiator Cooling Fan won't turn on
Replies: 8
Views: 2833

Re: Radiator Cooling Fan won't turn on

I was able to buy only the motor, but yes, I thought I was going to have to buy the entire essembly, which made no sense to me at all. The only reason I bought the motor without the assembly is that the motor was in stock locally I couldn't afford to wait for the assembly to be shipped. I needed my ...
by KNINE
Fri Sep 28, 2012 3:33 am
Forum: Problems & Warranty Issues
Topic: Radiator Cooling Fan won't turn on
Replies: 8
Views: 2833

Re: Radiator Cooling Fan won't turn on

I just recently had the same problem. I went to the Toyota dealership to get my new one. They had it in stock. None of the autoparts stores or the GM dealership did. I just saw your post today, or I would have tried to help sooner.
by KNINE
Sun Sep 16, 2012 4:35 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: High speed primer
Replies: 1
Views: 420

High speed primer

Does anybody know the brand name of the primer that makes cars go faster? I see all these Hondas driving around that have the big goofy mufflers and are painted in primer. I figure the primer has to make those Hondas go faster. Why else are they all painted that way? :lol:
by KNINE
Wed Sep 12, 2012 10:58 am
Forum: Handling, Suspension, & Brakes
Topic: Rear wheel alignment shim installation???
Replies: 4
Views: 1392

Re: Rear wheel alignment shim installation???

I had an alignment shop install mine.
by KNINE
Mon Sep 03, 2012 12:47 pm
Forum: The Others
Topic: Got some new wheels...
Replies: 6
Views: 958

Re: Got some new wheels...

Maybe you could start an Ice Derby league. Oh yea, it's called hockey.
by KNINE
Fri Aug 31, 2012 3:44 pm
Forum: The Others
Topic: Got some new wheels...
Replies: 6
Views: 958

Re: Got some new wheels...

They look fast! :D
by KNINE
Tue Aug 21, 2012 2:33 pm
Forum: Wheels & Tires
Topic: What are your thoughts on used tires?
Replies: 8
Views: 745

Re: What are your thoughts on used tires?

I've bought used tires before when I was broke and needed to pass inspection. I bought mine from a used tire store so they came with a 30 day guarantee. They lasted almost a year and got the job done. Sometimes you have to do what you have to do to get by.
by KNINE
Fri Aug 17, 2012 7:32 am
Forum: Maintenance Bay
Topic: please recommand gearbox oil
Replies: 28
Views: 4474

Re: please recommand gearbox oil

SeattleJeremy wrote:I've been really happy with Valvoline Synthetic 75w90.
That's what I'm using. 180,000 miles. No tranny problems.
I'm still on my original clutch, too.
by KNINE
Mon Aug 06, 2012 7:53 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: window crank clips
Replies: 2
Views: 331

Re: window crank clips

So I put in new speakers and in the process of removing the window cranks I lost 3 of the little metal clips. I was doing the cloth method of removing the crank handles. Can I get these anywhere or should I go out and comb my lawn? That's favorite method. I actually did a post on it a while back. M...
by KNINE
Sat Aug 04, 2012 9:26 am
Forum: The Others
Topic: Another trip to the local junk yard
Replies: 8
Views: 1066

Re: Another trip to the local junk yard

Let me know if you come across a 63 Chevy. It might be woth my while to drive o Maryland.
by KNINE
Fri Aug 03, 2012 3:58 am
Forum: The Others
Topic: Another trip to the local junk yard
Replies: 8
Views: 1066

Re: Another trip to the local junk yard

That Olds in better shape than the Impala I'm restoring. What a shame. :(

None of the salvage yards around here have cool old cars like that any more.
by KNINE
Sat Jul 28, 2012 2:35 am
Forum: Engine & Transmission
Topic: Radiator fan assembly replacement
Replies: 4
Views: 607

Re: Radiator fan assembly replacement

As it turned out, I was able to buy only the motor from a local Toyota dealership. It took them one day to get it from the warehouse. The GM dealership couldn't get one for three days. some of the aoutoparts stores only had the entire shroud assembly listed and they couldn't even get that. Vibe is a...
by KNINE
Thu Jul 26, 2012 12:47 pm
Forum: Maintenance Bay
Topic: What did you do to your Vibe today?
Replies: 3576
Views: 360931

Re: What did you do to your Vibe today?

Replaced the radiator fan. What should have been a simple 30 minute job turned into a 90 minute job. The heads on the three screws that hold the fan motor to the shroud stripped out. I couldn't find my easy-outs, so I had drill out all three screws. Nothing is ever easy. :cry:
by KNINE
Wed Jul 25, 2012 4:55 am
Forum: Engine & Transmission
Topic: Radiator fan assembly replacement
Replies: 4
Views: 607

Radiator fan assembly replacement

My radiator fan stopped working. The local auto parts stores can't seem to get one any time soon. I guess I'll have to order one. Is there a difference between the Automatiic and manual transmission assemblies? Rock Auto has these assemblies for under $100.00, but I'm skeptical because they're so ch...
by KNINE
Fri Jul 13, 2012 3:24 am
Forum: Audio, Electronics, Electrical
Topic: Sirius outage yesterday. Any of you affected out there?
Replies: 6
Views: 647

Re: Sirius outage yesterday. Any of you affected out there?

I had to listen to FM radio like some sort of commoner. So glad that it's back!
by KNINE
Fri Jun 29, 2012 8:47 am
Forum: Photography and Photoshop
Topic: blood covenant
Replies: 4
Views: 1137

Re: blood covenant

At first I wouldn't have guessed that Blood Covenant was referring to Christ, but it makes perfect sense now. I like it.
by KNINE
Mon Jun 25, 2012 7:47 am
Forum: The Others
Topic: 1962 Chevy II Nova
Replies: 2
Views: 375

Re: 1962 Chevy II Nova

sweet :D
by KNINE
Sun Jun 24, 2012 2:28 am
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Rust treatment products
Replies: 10
Views: 1878

Re: Rust treatment products

I plan on trying it out sometime this summer. I'll update when I do.
by KNINE
Sun Jun 24, 2012 2:22 am
Forum: Vibe/Member Of The Month
Topic: Member of the Month - a slow death
Replies: 12
Views: 2274

Re: Member of the Month - a slow death

We have employee of the quarter at work. How about MOTQ? I check in on genvibe everyday, but I'm guilty of lack of participation.
by KNINE
Fri Jun 22, 2012 5:23 am
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Rust treatment products
Replies: 10
Views: 1878

Re: Rust treatment products

Thanks, I'll check them out. Nice Duster BTW :!: Thanks, she's coming along. How's your 63 project going? Pat Slow. Not much time to work on it in the summer. My Impala isn't in as good a shape as your Duster. So far I dropped the old gas tank and bought a replacement. I dropped the rear end so I c...
by KNINE
Thu Jun 21, 2012 10:54 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Favorite Music
Replies: 173
Views: 22662

Re: Favorite Music

I am stuck in the 80s when it comes to music, mainly 80s Hair Metal. All I really listen to anymore is SiriusXM Hair Nation (channel 39). Queensryche LA Guns Poison Ratt Whitesnake Guns N' Roses Great White Tesla Warrant Jackyl Killer Dwarfs Dangerous Toys Motley Crue Kiss And many many more :D! Lo...
by KNINE
Mon Jun 18, 2012 1:55 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Rust treatment products
Replies: 10
Views: 1878

Re: Rust treatment products

Thanks, I'll check them out. Nice Duster BTW :!:
by KNINE
Mon Jun 18, 2012 8:07 am
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Rust treatment products
Replies: 10
Views: 1878

Rust treatment products

Has anybody tried any of the new rust removal products that are on the market today? I have some surface rust on the chassis of my Impala that I need to get of. Some of it is awkward places that I really can't get to with a wire brush or sandpaper, at least not well enough completely eliminate the r...
by KNINE
Fri Jun 15, 2012 3:26 am
Forum: Washing, Waxing, Cleaning
Topic: What do you use on your outside trim to preserve it?
Replies: 9
Views: 3099

Re: What do you use on your outside trim to preserve it?

I tried Mothers Back to Black and didn't care much for it. I use a product by Eale 1 that I've been happy with. It's a spray on gel. The exact name escapes me right now, but it should be easy enough to find in any auto parts store that has Eagle 1 products.
by KNINE
Wed Jun 06, 2012 3:23 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: When your Vibe kicks the bucket...what will you get?
Replies: 51
Views: 3414

Re: When your Vibe kicks the bucket...what will you get?

I will give my Vibe a proper funeral, and I will never drive another car again.
by KNINE
Tue Jun 05, 2012 3:34 am
Forum: The Others
Topic: Here are a few pics of my other brother's 1972 Oldsmobile
Replies: 4
Views: 651

Re: Here are a few pics of my other brother's 1972 Oldsmobil

Nice car. Love the color. I've owned at least one of every GM brand. Chevy is my favorite, but overall, I'm a fan of The General. Not say I don't appreciate the other American brands as well. ;)
by KNINE
Tue Jun 05, 2012 3:27 am
Forum: The Others
Topic: Keithvibe's new mazda
Replies: 14
Views: 1499

Re: Keithvibe's new mazda

very nice
by KNINE
Wed May 30, 2012 11:09 am
Forum: US - Southeast
Topic: 2012 Atlantic Hurricane season
Replies: 7
Views: 1251

Re: 2012 Atlantic Hurricane season

I have well water, too. It's worth it just to have water for showers and to flush toilets. I see used ones on craigslist all the time, if you don't want to invest in a new one.
by KNINE
Tue May 29, 2012 5:27 am
Forum: US - Southeast
Topic: 2012 Atlantic Hurricane season
Replies: 7
Views: 1251

Re: 2012 Atlantic Hurricane season

We lost power for eleven day from Isabelle. I had a portable generator. It wouldn't power the entire house, but I had a fan, satellite TV, a lamp, the fridge, and showers! Lisening to that generator gets old, but not as old as no power.
by KNINE
Mon May 28, 2012 2:46 am
Forum: US - Southeast
Topic: 2012 Atlantic Hurricane season
Replies: 7
Views: 1251

Re: 2012 Atlantic Hurricane season

I hate hurricane season. Sitting in your house for hours, usually without power, wondering if that next wind gust is going to the one that takes the roof off the house, or uproots a big tree in the yard. It's very stressful. It's the worst thing about summer. S.E. Virginia / Outer Banks NC. gets hit...
by KNINE
Sun May 13, 2012 2:44 am
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Painting Rims Advice/Suggestions
Replies: 5
Views: 666

Re: Painting Rims Advice/Suggestions

Steel or aluminum?
by KNINE
Mon May 07, 2012 2:04 pm
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: KNINE is back
Replies: 5
Views: 615

Re: KNINE is back

I had trouble getting my new account set up, but Mike got me straight. I was still lurking, though.
I'm still getting used to the new forum. I'm one of those people that hates change, but I'll get over it. ;)
by KNINE
Mon May 07, 2012 10:01 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: KNINE is back
Replies: 5
Views: 615

KNINE is back

Woo hoo. I'm finally back on the new forum. Yaaaa, me.
Stupid question alert! What does the fire mean that's on some of the topics?
by KNINE
Thu Mar 29, 2012 11:18 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: What's your Vibes color?
Replies: 153
Views: 84653

Re: (chassan)

Quote, originally posted by chassan »I've sworn off black cars. I've never had much luck keeping them clean and looking good. Every little spec and every little ding shows up. I also thought I preferred long legged brunettes. As a former ownre of a black car, I couldn't agree more. They look great ...
by KNINE
Thu Mar 29, 2012 11:15 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Worst job you ever had!
Replies: 13
Views: 1592

Re: Worst job you ever had! (ArcsVibe)

Window washer. I'm afraid of heights. It lasted one day. I didn't even go back to collect my pay.
by KNINE
Wed Mar 21, 2012 5:08 am
Forum: Engine & Transmission
Topic: How much damage will this cause?
Replies: 17
Views: 2026

Re: How much damage will this cause? (bax08)

I wouldn't sweat it. I doubt that it will cause any harm.
by KNINE
Wed Mar 21, 2012 5:05 am
Forum: Engine & Transmission
Topic: How much damage will this cause?
Replies: 17
Views: 2026

Re: How much damage will this cause? (jkm311)

Quote, originally posted by jkm311 »This is starting to sound like Fear Factor. (removed)
by KNINE
Mon Mar 19, 2012 4:16 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Post pics of your wingman (dog)!
Replies: 32
Views: 3462

Re: Re: (BlueCrush)

by KNINE
Wed Mar 14, 2012 12:57 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: Check your spare!
Replies: 11
Views: 1061

Re: (ligion)

I keep a mini air compressor in my car. Good thing too, because I've used my spare twice and it needed air both times.
by KNINE
Tue Mar 13, 2012 10:29 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Post pics of your wingman (dog)!
Replies: 32
Views: 3462

Re: Post pics of your wingman (morbay)

Oh no. Cats and dogs lying down together!