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by Blanco_Diablo
Mon Apr 02, 2018 7:12 pm
Forum: Engine & Transmission
Topic: Transmission issues 2006 base auto?
Replies: 1
Views: 388

Transmission issues 2006 base auto?

Hey fellow Genvibers, haven't been very active in a while but a situation has presented itself, so I'm looking for advice/people with similar experiences. Went for the routine registration renewal emissions test that is required in Oregon and right before I pulled up to the testing station the CEL c...
by Blanco_Diablo
Wed Aug 24, 2016 5:59 pm
Forum: Audio, Electronics, Electrical
Topic: New battery = no audio
Replies: 4
Views: 818

Re: New battery = no audio

No security feature, but good thought. Had a local audio guy take a quick look... no anomalies on the voltage, no blown fuses... but apparently the install I had done 7 years ago (through a "supposed" legit local company, small business with tons of positive reviews) is a cluster F and some of those...
by Blanco_Diablo
Sat Aug 20, 2016 8:42 am
Forum: Audio, Electronics, Electrical
Topic: New battery = no audio
Replies: 4
Views: 818

Re: New battery = no audio

Battery was replaced because it was 7 years old, basic delco, nearly dry on the inside... time for a new one. Guessing old age, there was a decent amount of corrosion built up though. Not aware of any blown fuses initially (stereo powered on at first) but will check now as that could definitely be t...
by Blanco_Diablo
Fri Aug 19, 2016 7:45 pm
Forum: Audio, Electronics, Electrical
Topic: New battery = no audio
Replies: 4
Views: 818

New battery = no audio

I have had a decent amount of audio upgrades done over the years. Unfortunately, I am not well versed in auto electrical systems so I have paid installers to do things right. A recent dead battery was replaced by a third party with an Optima Yellow Top. However, the folks that replaced my battery se...
by Blanco_Diablo
Tue Aug 16, 2016 7:00 pm
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: BlancoDiablo's 2006 Base Vibe "Conspiracy"
Replies: 125
Views: 42841

Re: BlancoDiablo's 2006 Base Vibe "Conspiracy"

Bad news... Battery died!

Good news... replaced stock battery with Optima Yellow Top!

That is all :)
by Blanco_Diablo
Wed May 18, 2016 10:56 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: vibe projector headlights?!!
Replies: 4
Views: 1269

Re: vibe projector headlights?!!

The 05 can wear 03 lights just fine, perfect fit. I have an 06 and rocked some retrofit 03 lights headlights for a few years... the biggest issue was that the projectors in them were garbage. Luckily, last year I was able to have another retrofit done, it made a massive upgrade to my OEM lights. The...
by Blanco_Diablo
Mon Mar 21, 2016 11:47 am
Forum: Humor
Topic: "Parking violation" spamming for GenVibe
Replies: 10
Views: 1328

Re: "Parking violation" spamming for GenVibe

Just incase you wanted to know where the fliers could be found... Extra ammo for your spamming arsenal: viewtopic.php?f=11&t=26365&p=297852&hilit=Flyer#p297852
by Blanco_Diablo
Sun Feb 14, 2016 4:30 am
Forum: Tech Info & Do-It-Yourself Info
Topic: Looking for customization ideas
Replies: 2
Views: 657

Re: Looking for customization ideas

Thanks for the ideas... full length console is a bit beyond my level of non-expertise :) Pouches/some type of leather storage could be interesting to play with. The 3D printer is very slow, to do something the size of a console would take forever. Custom badges/hood ornaments maybe... a 1/4" thick e...
by Blanco_Diablo
Sun Jan 31, 2016 11:50 pm
Forum: Tech Info & Do-It-Yourself Info
Topic: Looking for customization ideas
Replies: 2
Views: 657

Looking for customization ideas

I currently have access to the following: • 3D Printer • CO2 Laser Engraver (useful for wood, leather and plexigass) • Industrial sewing machine (although I have no confidence whatsoever in my sewing skills) • Screen printing paraphernalia Looking to learn these machines a bit more thoroughly and cr...
by Blanco_Diablo
Sun Jan 31, 2016 11:38 pm
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: BlancoDiablo's 2006 Base Vibe "Conspiracy"
Replies: 125
Views: 42841

Re: BlancoDiablo's 2006 Base Vibe "Conspiracy"

Yeah, it's strange because I'm sure most here wanted to give his lights a chance, but they were rough! Thought it was because I bought mine used, but sounds like we all had common issues. It's nice to have working lights again!
by Blanco_Diablo
Sun Jan 31, 2016 11:33 pm
Forum: Photography and Photoshop
Topic: Official Photography Thread
Replies: 677
Views: 112338

Re: Official Photography Thread

Moon pic!

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by Blanco_Diablo
Mon Sep 07, 2015 1:56 am
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: FS: Projector headlights w/halos (not fully functioning)
Replies: 4
Views: 680

Re: FS: Projector headlights w/halos (not fully functioning)

Still available, anyone interested post/PM me with offers... open to negotiate. Thanks!
by Blanco_Diablo
Sun Sep 06, 2015 3:22 am
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: FS: Projector headlights w/halos (not fully functioning)
Replies: 4
Views: 680

Re: FS: Projector headlights w/halos (not fully functioning)

Sent you a negotiable price via PM for the set-up. Paid about $150/housing plus shipping when I thought they would work. Shipping is approx $25/headlight housing in US, would have to research a bit for Canadian shipping... I am in Portland, Oregon.
by Blanco_Diablo
Sun Aug 30, 2015 9:20 am
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: FS: Projector headlights w/halos (not fully functioning)
Replies: 4
Views: 680

FS: Projector headlights w/halos (not fully functioning)

I have a modded set of 03-04 headlights retrofit with projectors and halos. I bought it second hand from Blue Crush a few years ago. Also had the full housings painted black, but kept the chrome rings. Unfortunately, I had quite a few functional issues with the set-up, apparently the projector/halo ...
by Blanco_Diablo
Sun Aug 30, 2015 8:35 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Any other artists/graphic designers here?
Replies: 9
Views: 1054

Re: Any other artists/graphic designers here?

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.
by Blanco_Diablo
Fri Aug 21, 2015 8:33 pm
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: WTb-2004 Headlamp housings and Drivers side Tailight Housing
Replies: 2
Views: 457

Re: WTb-2004 Headlamp housings and Drivers side Tailight Housing

I have a modded set of headlights retrofit with projectors and halos. I bought it second hand from Blue Crush a few years ago. Also had the housings painted black, but kept the chrome rings. Unfortunately, I had quite a few functional issues with the set-up, apparently the projector/halo quality was...
by Blanco_Diablo
Fri Jun 19, 2015 11:17 pm
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: WTT top spoiler or WTB window cap w/o spoiler
Replies: 8
Views: 792

Re: WTT top spoiler or WTB window cap w/o spoiler

OP, where are you located?
by Blanco_Diablo
Tue Jun 16, 2015 5:58 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Will '03-'04 headlights fit on an '05+ Vibe?
Replies: 8
Views: 1046

Re: Will '03-'04 headlights fit on an '05+ Vibe?

I bought mine from Blue Crush, so if these are the same ones he was asking about they fit just fine. BC, you still around? EDIT: Looks like Vibe11 did a reverse swap with no issues, you should be fine! http://forums.genvibe.com/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=30&t=28910&p=326443&hilit=headlight+assembly#p326...
by Blanco_Diablo
Tue Jun 16, 2015 5:35 pm
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: LF Headligh Assembly 05-08
Replies: 4
Views: 491

Re: LF Headligh Assembly 05-08

Bull- I hear ya, good luck finding a stock set. I just had my original housings retrofit with some Morimoto gear from the retrofitsource. 10X better quality than the set-up we all bought into. I was going to try and drop the new gear into the old retrofit, but decided to start fresh instead. lannvou...
by Blanco_Diablo
Mon Jun 15, 2015 11:18 pm
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: LF Headligh Assembly 05-08
Replies: 4
Views: 491

Re: LF Headligh Assembly 05-08

I have a modded set retrofit by Keith with projectors and halos. I bought it second hand from Blue Crush a few years ago. Also had the housings painted black, but kept the chrome rings. Unfortunately, I had quite a few functional issues with the set-up, apparently the projector/halo quality was quit...
by Blanco_Diablo
Thu Apr 02, 2015 6:01 pm
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: Finally modded my 05 vibe...
Replies: 11
Views: 1316

Re: Finally modded my 05 vibe...

Nice upgrades... Lookin good so far!
by Blanco_Diablo
Tue Mar 31, 2015 5:28 pm
Forum: Maintenance Bay
Topic: What did you do to your Vibe today?
Replies: 3551
Views: 348369

Re: What did you do to your Vibe today?

New headlights are installed… check the garage for more pics:

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by Blanco_Diablo
Tue Mar 31, 2015 5:23 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: good hood scoops???
Replies: 7
Views: 876

Re: good hood scoops???

Not a scoop but RK sport has a few hoods, a bit pricier though:

http://www.rksport.com/category-s/1943.htm
by Blanco_Diablo
Sun Mar 29, 2015 7:23 pm
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: Doug14's 2006 Vibe Base
Replies: 56
Views: 12486

Re: Doug14's 2006 Vibe Base

How tough was it to do the Lamin-x on your tails? Also which version did you use? Gunsmoke, smoked, charcoal? Thanks!
by Blanco_Diablo
Sat Mar 28, 2015 1:41 pm
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: BlancoDiablo's 2006 Base Vibe "Conspiracy"
Replies: 125
Views: 42841

Re: BlancoDiablo's • 2006 Base Vibe "Conspiracy"

KITT, I'll ask about the halo/heat issue... I'm not positive that these are Morimoto Halos… edit, they are Morimoto… they come on with the parking lights, but do stay lit when the headlights are on… do you think that will be a problem? A full installation was part of the trade, he was short a ...
by Blanco_Diablo
Sat Mar 28, 2015 1:35 pm
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: BlancoDiablo's 2006 Base Vibe "Conspiracy"
Replies: 125
Views: 42841

Re: BlancoDiablo's • 2006 Base Vibe "Conspiracy"

Updated headlight photos: http://i252.photobucket.com/albums/hh28/Blanco_Diablo78/Mobile%20Uploads/4f43fd92-a367-4441-80f4-4cc2c348721a.jpg http://i252.photobucket.com/albums/hh28/Blanco_Diablo78/Mobile%20Uploads/image_4.jpg http://i252.photobucket.com/albums/hh28/Blanco_Diablo78/light1.jpg http://i...
by Blanco_Diablo
Tue Mar 24, 2015 11:06 pm
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: BlancoDiablo's 2006 Base Vibe "Conspiracy"
Replies: 125
Views: 42841

Re: BlancoDiablo's • 2006 Base Vibe "Conspiracy"

It's been a while since I have posted. I had quite a few issues with my first set of retro-fitted projectors (photo a few posts back in this thread) bought second hand from another member here. The mistake on my part was not being well-versed enough in auto lighting and assuming the product was qual...
by Blanco_Diablo
Mon Dec 22, 2014 9:07 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Chrome Wrapping Roof Rail
Replies: 1
Views: 375

Re: Chrome Wrapping Roof Rail

A few different options: Spray-on http://www.sprayonchrome.com/index2.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; Vinyl http://alsacorp.com/strechchrome/showcase.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; Hydro-dipping http://www.justdipit.net/liquid-chrome/" onclick="window.open(th...
by Blanco_Diablo
Sun Aug 31, 2014 10:06 pm
Forum: Canada - Ontario
Topic: Carbon fiber wrap on front end???
Replies: 8
Views: 1482

Re: Carbon fiber wrap on front end???

I say if you like it go for it. Here's a quick & dirty rendering...
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Personally, I think it feels a bit unfinished without the roof done.
by Blanco_Diablo
Sun Aug 31, 2014 9:23 pm
Forum: Washing, Waxing, Cleaning
Topic: Easy way to remove badge residue?
Replies: 7
Views: 1221

Re: Easy way to remove badge residue?

Raven wrote:Goo Gone. It's citrus based and won't harm the paint.
+1
by Blanco_Diablo
Sun Aug 24, 2014 9:25 pm
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: lannvouivre - 2006 Vibe Base "Epona"
Replies: 85
Views: 15061

Re: lannvouivre - 2006 Vibe Base "Epona"

Sorry if I missed your post, but what type of paint did you use on your headlights? How was the painting process, did you have to use multiple coats? ? What did you mask with? Do you have any close-up shots of the final look? Apologies for all of the questions, I have a project in the works and in t...
by Blanco_Diablo
Tue Mar 04, 2014 7:01 pm
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: Pontiac Mud/Splash Guards
Replies: 9
Views: 1282

Re: Pontiac Mud/Splash Guards

So is the definitive answer a no-go from a fit perspective on my 06?
by Blanco_Diablo
Sat Jan 18, 2014 3:38 pm
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: Pontiac Mud/Splash Guards
Replies: 9
Views: 1282

Re: Pontiac Mud/Splash Guards

I'm down if you take PayPal. Message me your info.
by Blanco_Diablo
Sat Nov 30, 2013 5:15 pm
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: WeatherTech rain deflectors...03-08 Vibe
Replies: 4
Views: 532

Re: WeatherTech rain deflectors...03-08 Vibe

I have the same set on my 06 and love 'em… BUMP for a great deal on quality deflectors!
by Blanco_Diablo
Fri Sep 20, 2013 5:11 pm
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: 2010 vibe base model blacked out pictures
Replies: 8
Views: 982

Re: 2010 vibe base model blacked out pictures

Good lookin' vibe!
by Blanco_Diablo
Mon Jul 15, 2013 6:14 pm
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: Vibe Stickers, T-Shirts, etc.
Replies: 9
Views: 777

Re: Vibe Stickers, T-Shirts, etc.

Here is a link to the other thread just so current members can see some of the past designs that were proposed but never came to fruition:

viewtopic.php?f=33&t=36535&hilit=+sticker" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
by Blanco_Diablo
Thu Jul 11, 2013 5:46 pm
Forum: Wheels & Tires
Topic: It's steelies, Dan. -Steel wheel love
Replies: 8
Views: 1572

Re: It's steelies, Dan. -Steel wheel love

These are what I'm leaning towards... http://www.hubcapmike.com/trim-rings-smooth.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; Hey... those are the exact ones I'm selling! Be curious to see if they are still in stock, everywhere else I checked was sold out except some place in Japan charging...
by Blanco_Diablo
Wed Jul 10, 2013 5:22 pm
Forum: Wheels & Tires
Topic: It's steelies, Dan. -Steel wheel love
Replies: 8
Views: 1572

Re: It's steelies, Dan. -Steel wheel love

... or just buy my Mooneyes 16" trim rings that I am trying to sell here :)

viewtopic.php?f=46&t=40472" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

More pics in the early pages of my garage (link in my sig below)
by Blanco_Diablo
Tue Jun 04, 2013 10:57 pm
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: FS: Trim rings, feeler: headlights
Replies: 12
Views: 1427

Re: FS: Trim rings, feeler: headlights

Mid-week bump! :)
by Blanco_Diablo
Sun May 26, 2013 8:18 pm
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: FS: Trim rings, feeler: headlights
Replies: 12
Views: 1427

Re: FS: Trim rings, feeler: headlights

Holiday Weekend Bump! Let me know if anyone wants me to take photos of the trim rings or headlights. I am in the process of moving so my internet usage is sporadic at the moment, but I will try and respond ASAP to any inquiries. The headlights are in great condition, only removed because I had my cu...
by Blanco_Diablo
Thu May 23, 2013 11:15 pm
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: FS: Trim rings, feeler: headlights
Replies: 12
Views: 1427

Re: FS: Trim rings, feeler: headlights

Getvibe wrote:do the 2006 headlights fit on the 03?
Yes, they are interchangeble... I have modified 03/04 lights on my '06 right now. Only difference is that these are all silver inside the housing vs black.
by Blanco_Diablo
Thu May 23, 2013 11:10 pm
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: FS: Trim rings, feeler: headlights
Replies: 12
Views: 1427

Re: FS: Trim rings, feeler: headlights

CAMOGIRL wrote:Will the trim rings fit inside ANY 16" steelie? I'm assuming so.. I was just daydreaming YESTERDAY about a winter wheel combo for the Sonic and remembered how much I like your trimmed steelies.

I believe so as these we just available by size and were not model-specific.
by Blanco_Diablo
Tue May 21, 2013 9:47 pm
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: FS: Trim rings, feeler: headlights
Replies: 12
Views: 1427

Re: FS: Trim rings, feeler: headlights

Bump!
by Blanco_Diablo
Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:50 pm
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: FS: Trim rings, feeler: headlights
Replies: 12
Views: 1427

Re: FS: Trim rings, etc

Sold the SRI... trim rings still up for grabs!
by Blanco_Diablo
Sat Mar 23, 2013 2:47 pm
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: FS: Trim rings, feeler: headlights
Replies: 12
Views: 1427

Re: FS: aFe SRI, Trim rings, etc

Weekend bump!

Great SRI, never had it installed myself but purchased from a well-respected genvibe member. Would love to keep it but people and pet medical bills are piling up. Hit me up if interested.

Everything from the original post is still available :)
by Blanco_Diablo
Fri Mar 22, 2013 7:41 pm
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: End of an era - Traded in my Vibe
Replies: 14
Views: 1001

Re: End of an era - Traded in my Vibe

Nice upgrade!!! :P
by Blanco_Diablo
Mon Mar 18, 2013 11:25 pm
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: FS: Trim rings, feeler: headlights
Replies: 12
Views: 1427

Re: FS: aFe SRI, Trim rings, etc

Bump... hit me up if interested or if you would like me to take better pics :)