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by BadBrew
Thu Apr 26, 2012 6:20 am
Forum: GenVibe Announcements
Topic: GenVibe.Com Header Banner Contest!
Replies: 64
Views: 14723

Re: GenVibe.Com Header Banner Contest!

How about the "Generation Vibe" tagline? Does it need to be there?
by BadBrew
Sun Apr 22, 2012 6:23 pm
Forum: Canada - Quebec
Topic: Cours à scrap // Scrapyards-Recyclers
Replies: 4
Views: 1955

Re: Cours à scrap // Scrapyards-Recyclers

sunfire wrote:tu recherches quoi?
je me cherche des pièces de rechange au cas où! :)

Quand j'ai posté ça, c'était pour trouver des caps de roues originaux. j'en avais un de brisé.... ou c'était pour un des cover dans le pare-choc... je me souviens plus...
by BadBrew
Fri Apr 20, 2012 7:02 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: Annnnnd...We're Back!!!
Replies: 47
Views: 3745

Re: Annnnnd...We're Back!!!

Nice and clean! :)

Good thing I remembered that I registered with an old yahoo mail address I now use to register on weird sites and receive spam.... Gonna change that immediately.
by BadBrew
Sun Apr 01, 2012 2:29 pm
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: GENVIBE TENTH ANNIVERSARY April 1, 2012
Replies: 35
Views: 2334

Re: GENVIBE TENTH ANNIVERSARY April 1, 2012 (joatmon)

Happy bday GenVibe! I'm real happy to be a long time subscribed lurker here This forum is making me enjoy my ride for almost 7 years now!!
by BadBrew
Sun Apr 01, 2012 2:23 pm
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: WTB: Dual Console Lid
Replies: 4
Views: 499

Re: WTB: Dual Console Lid (bedpan)

checkout scrapyards for '03+ Matrix XRS... that's where I got mine for 35$
by BadBrew
Tue Mar 27, 2012 1:57 pm
Forum: Interior
Topic: Cabin air filter door clips broken
Replies: 5
Views: 1318

Re: (cythraul)

Quote, originally posted by cythraul »Yah, it's taped with duct tape until tomorrow when I can show my used-to-be regular mechanic what he needs to fix. Let us know how he fixed it because I also got mine ductaped
by BadBrew
Tue Mar 27, 2012 1:44 pm
Forum: Maintenance Bay
Topic: What did you do to your Vibe today?
Replies: 3553
Views: 351011

Re:

Got my engine cleaned and installed a new K&N filter (instead of a cheap Ractive) for the CAI. Ready for summer!
by BadBrew
Tue Mar 27, 2012 12:56 am
Forum: Audio, Electronics, Electrical
Topic: aux for radio
Replies: 14
Views: 13752

Re: aux for radio (jkm311)

Quote, originally posted by jkm311 » That AUX button does not serve a purpose for our radio. The CD changer actually uses the line the AUX button runs on. Stupid, I know. wow seriously? I thought about swapping my actual headunit with one like this because of the 3.5mm jack...
by BadBrew
Mon Mar 26, 2012 10:14 pm
Forum: Audio, Electronics, Electrical
Topic: aux for radio
Replies: 14
Views: 13752

Re: aux for radio (Water boy)

A wire like this: and switch music from iphone?
by BadBrew
Thu Mar 22, 2012 11:18 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Anybody have any front fascia extension for sale???
Replies: 5
Views: 583

Re: Anybody have any front fascia extension for sale??? (jessep19)

Did you check with GM by any chance? Deschamps St-Julie used to do some mods on most of their cars using Street Force products.
by BadBrew
Wed Mar 21, 2012 4:20 pm
Forum: Wheels & Tires
Topic: General Tire G-Max AS-03
Replies: 8
Views: 1397

Re: (bull77)

Quote, originally posted by bull77 »good to hear they work well and genvibers are using them these are the tires I'm installing next week -- $500 for 4x235/45/17500$ wow that's cheap for that size... I paid 480$ + install and taxes for 205/55/16... you found them at CT? That's where I found my deal.
by BadBrew
Wed Mar 21, 2012 6:26 am
Forum: Wheels & Tires
Topic: General Tire G-Max AS-03
Replies: 8
Views: 1397

Re: General Tire G-Max AS-03 (BadBrew)

Almost a week now with those tires and I really enjoy them.I had heavy rain conditions on the very first day and I could go straight through water puddles almost at full speed on the highway.Comfort and noise are almost comparable to my previous Toyo Tourevo LS tires a had the past 3 years which I'v...
by BadBrew
Fri Mar 16, 2012 1:37 am
Forum: Wheels & Tires
Topic: General Tire G-Max AS-03
Replies: 8
Views: 1397

General Tire G-Max AS-03

Here's a brand i never thought i'd buy. Tirerack link Great score on tirerack, cheap and currently on sale in my area. I'll try them over wet pavement today and post reviews later.
by BadBrew
Wed Mar 07, 2012 7:28 am
Forum: Audio, Electronics, Electrical
Topic: aux for radio
Replies: 14
Views: 13752

Re: aux for radio (fpsfreak)

from the most basic non-factory one to the highest level, they pretty much all have an AUX input, either by using a 3.5mm audio jack on front or RCA (red/white) on the back.Some have a SDcard slot or a USB jack to manage MP3s from the headunit directly or there's also some HU supporting IPhones/IPod...
by BadBrew
Wed Mar 07, 2012 6:48 am
Forum: Audio, Electronics, Electrical
Topic: aux for radio
Replies: 14
Views: 13752

Re: aux for radio (fpsfreak)

If you only need an AUX input, i'd say go for the external AUX module like the GM12-AUXv2 that you can remove if you sell your car....If you want a better sound, go for the new headunit that includes AUX inputs, but then you might want to change speakers, add a subwoofer, etc...I had witness some so...
by BadBrew
Wed Mar 07, 2012 6:30 am
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Windshield Replacement Price?
Replies: 7
Views: 1084

Re: Windshield Replacement Price? (msmyer)

paid 280$cdn + taxes last year and it was the lowest I could find
by BadBrew
Tue Feb 28, 2012 3:39 pm
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: Scrapyards and power package
Replies: 14
Views: 1140

Re: Scrapyards and power package (lemay.08)

Never seen any of this kind around... but you could try Lecavalier in St-Sophie or St-Jean that's usually my go to place for all my cars...While writing this post I did some research for RTA Auto and it's former competitor just across the street, Nord-Sud... It seems that you can explore the junkyar...
by BadBrew
Sat Feb 18, 2012 12:59 am
Forum: Engine & Transmission
Topic: CAI breather hose, where to buy?
Replies: 1
Views: 317

CAI breather hose, where to buy?

Since I got my Cosmo CAI, I always had an issue with the provided silicone breather hose between the CAI and engine being too short. I managed to use the original breather hose and slip inside the silicone hose but I'm having some engine codes related to this setup from time to time especially durin...
by BadBrew
Fri Feb 17, 2012 12:34 pm
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: WTB 2005 Vibe RH headlight
Replies: 12
Views: 1125

Re: WTB 2005 Vibe RH headlight (MaxxVibe)

That's surprisingly low for a headlight IMO.... and 2002-07... weird
by BadBrew
Tue Feb 07, 2012 11:34 am
Forum: Canada - Quebec
Topic: Ou est toute le monde? Where are you guys?
Replies: 44
Views: 19776

Re: (ArcsVibe)

Yeah still here! not really active during winter season tho.... but still lurking the forum and Facebook page
by BadBrew
Mon Dec 12, 2011 2:14 pm
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: Canadian Tire has the ScanguageII for $150 plus scratch for $20 off
Replies: 5
Views: 1087

Re: Canadian Tire has the ScanguageII for $150 plus scratch for $20 off (kaelc)

I get 196hp on my scangauge with the stock intake and 154hp with my CAI... so no it's not a good way to measure your car HP BUT it is a great tool to check for CEL and fuel mileage which is really close to reality. Check out my post if you're interested!
by BadBrew
Wed Nov 23, 2011 12:51 pm
Forum: Interior
Topic: Mount for iPhone
Replies: 4
Views: 2005

Re: Mount for iPhone (lovemyraffe)

Everything you need is here:MountGuys Very fast shipping btw
by BadBrew
Tue Nov 22, 2011 11:43 am
Forum: Humor
Topic: 2000 Toyota Corolla review
Replies: 2
Views: 1072

2000 Toyota Corolla review

Click here! good times
by BadBrew
Mon Apr 18, 2011 11:20 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: I Love Bill Gates
Replies: 13
Views: 2390

Re: I Love Bill Gates (lovemyraffe)

Related How to fix any computer by The Oatmeal:http://theoatmeal.com/blog/fix_computer
by BadBrew
Sat Apr 16, 2011 2:33 pm
Forum: The Others
Topic: 2011 Edmonton Auto Show (picture heavy)
Replies: 4
Views: 1642

Re: 2011 Edmonton Auto Show (star_deceiver)

The Beemer looks dangerous... a real sleeper I'd drive anytime Fiat: new car, noticed that people were buying this a lot as I see them everywhere over here. There's going to be much much more this summer.They better have a good car or they'll fall from real high for an European brand.My spidey sense...
by BadBrew
Wed Apr 13, 2011 7:26 pm
Forum: Washing, Waxing, Cleaning
Topic: What product to prevent door rubber seals and engine hoses from drying and cracking
Replies: 9
Views: 3529

Re: What product to prevent door rubber seals and engine hoses ... (10vibe1.8auto)

Quote, originally posted by 10vibe1.8auto »A can of silicone spray and a rag. It is cheap and effective. Turtle Wax Ice Total Interior would probably work too. Anything with a lot of silicone in it would probably be good for rubber.+1You can find this silicon lube at Canadian Tirehttp://www.canadia...
by BadBrew
Sun Apr 10, 2011 10:46 am
Forum: Exterior
Topic: WeatherTech vs standard window visors
Replies: 7
Views: 1275

Re: WeatherTech vs standard window visors (Blanco_Diablo)

Quote, originally posted by Blanco_Diablo »I took off the factory double sided tape before installing mine (it peeled off easily) and replaced it with a thicker 3M grey tape that was also double sided but has some foam height to it. No rattles whatsoever for me. You may want to consider that eventu...
by BadBrew
Sun Apr 10, 2011 10:00 am
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: BadBrew - 2005 Vibe base
Replies: 13
Views: 5821

Re: BadBrew - 2005 Vibe base (BadBrew)

Some updates, it's been a while!... click to zoomWeatherTech window visors:Color matched roof rack bars with vinyl (last year project):
by BadBrew
Sun Apr 10, 2011 9:51 am
Forum: Exterior
Topic: WeatherTech vs standard window visors
Replies: 7
Views: 1275

Re: WeatherTech vs standard window visors (Crabbycrab)

Quote, originally posted by Crabbycrab »Would you describe your experience with the differences between the two in terms of:noisewind passage into the interior with windows down or crackedrain Removing the sticky tape was a nightmare for me, how did it go for you?Merci!I've spent a few kms on the h...
by BadBrew
Sun Apr 10, 2011 6:38 am
Forum: Maintenance Bay
Topic: What did you do to your Vibe today?
Replies: 3553
Views: 351011

Re:

Summer rims installedStripped off old window visors to install new WeatherTech visors:http://forums.genvibe.com/zerothread?id=44143Washed exteriorArmor All'd interiorRepaired my defective HID projector with new wiring and ballast (thanks Keith!!!)Reinstalled brand new ballasts and bulbs for my HID f...
by BadBrew
Sun Apr 10, 2011 6:30 am
Forum: Exterior
Topic: WeatherTech vs standard window visors
Replies: 7
Views: 1275

WeatherTech vs standard window visors

I swapped my window visors today because I broke one of my old one while scrapping ice this winter :. I thought I'd pay the extra to have WeatherTech visors this time. Here's a few comparison pics on a 03-08 Vibe (click to zoom):Before:After:Side to side:Totally worth it IMO
by BadBrew
Wed Apr 06, 2011 12:42 pm
Forum: Interior
Topic: DID IT - sound dampening
Replies: 28
Views: 9608

Re: (09vGT)

Quote, originally posted by 09vGT »Is there any smell at all?.. I guess its not that hot yet in GA to see, but we also have very HOT sticky summers. This seems like a good idea.. but I don't want it smelling up the car.. I've done my roof and cargo area 2 years ago with the same stuff, different br...
by BadBrew
Wed Apr 06, 2011 12:31 pm
Forum: Canada - Quebec
Topic: Cours à scrap // Scrapyards-Recyclers
Replies: 4
Views: 1955

Cours à scrap // Scrapyards-Recyclers

J'essaie de me trouver des cours à scrap qui ont des Vibe... Je fais des appels un peu partout mais ça fini toujours chez Lecavalier à St-Jean (en essayant Ste-Sophie avant)http://www.lecavalier.comD'autres suggestions?
by BadBrew
Wed Apr 06, 2011 8:41 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: onstar rumor
Replies: 5
Views: 891

Re: onstar rumor (Applejuice)

Quote, originally posted by Applejuice »oh my god, and i suppose the next thing will be playing your PS3 while driving... *cough cough* http://kotaku.com/#!212395/sci...ion-3
by BadBrew
Wed Apr 06, 2011 7:26 am
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Side skirt
Replies: 14
Views: 2807

Re: (NascarXprt)

Quote, originally posted by NascarXprt »going by this http://matrixowners.com/index....eware/ , i can assume that there are 4-8 clips holding the sideskirts on the car.I've been lucky enough today to see a lightly damaged 06+ Vibe with it's side skirt off!!!Could not take a picture since I was driv...
by BadBrew
Mon Apr 04, 2011 10:20 am
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Side skirt
Replies: 14
Views: 2807

Re: (rAERRK)

Quote, originally posted by rAERRK »old topic but its been bugging me for ages, trying to figure out what was missing from my car and i just realized its the sideskirts. why did they not include these on the 05 and older?is there any way to get these other than wishing upon a star and finding an 06...
by BadBrew
Sat Apr 02, 2011 1:00 pm
Forum: Canada - Ontario
Topic: WTB:Fog Light
Replies: 3
Views: 1301

Re: WTB:Fog Light (A Psycho Martyr)

Real decent price! I paid 50$ over ebay for each oneMight get a pair just in case...
by BadBrew
Sat Apr 02, 2011 11:56 am
Forum: Canada - Quebec
Topic: Recherche Hitch/Attache Vibe 2003
Replies: 5
Views: 2510

Re: Recherche Hitch/Attache Vibe 2003 (tekilatoy)

j'ai acheté mon hitch avec le filage pour environ 120$ au docteur du pare-brise... je l'ai installé moi-même, assez facile avec un peu de graisse de coude
by BadBrew
Fri Apr 01, 2011 4:46 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Careers
Replies: 63
Views: 8304

Re: Careers (MotoAce51)

I'm a technical support for field technicians in a banking project. My official title is Field Services Analyst.But I do support other Field Services Analysts.... kind of a complicated standing with extra value and privileges.I think of myself as a super field technician with a permanent office base...
by BadBrew
Wed Mar 30, 2011 9:58 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Defective HID projector
Replies: 2
Views: 542

Re: Defective HID projector (keithvibe)

Quote, originally posted by keithvibe »How did I miss this thread. SorryI have replacements. PM me and I'll get you squared away.For the future, if someone needs to ask a question, please PM me so I don't miss a thread like this again.NP... actually I wasn't in a rush, it was a general question for...
by BadBrew
Sun Mar 20, 2011 6:30 am
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Defective HID projector
Replies: 2
Views: 542

Defective HID projector

I'm having problems with one of my projectors. I'm using the 1st gen UltimateRetrofit (Keith's) kit.It started about 6 months ago when I realized that one of my halos stopped turning on. After lots of testing with my meter everything was looking good so I swapped both headlights if the CCFL lamp was...
by BadBrew
Sun Mar 13, 2011 11:56 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: The Official "Price You Paid For Gas" Thread
Replies: 1608
Views: 194509

Re: (jake75)

Here in Quebec, prices seen today:Lowest 1.211$/L or 4.58 per gallon Canadian dollars = 4.71$USDHighest 1.294$/L or 4.90$ per gallon = 5.03$USD...http://gasbuddy.com/ app on my Android phone saves me a lot of money these days, it's also available on iPhone and Windows phones if anyone interested.Als...
by BadBrew
Mon Feb 14, 2011 10:31 pm
Forum: Canada - Quebec
Topic: Ou est toute le monde? Where are you guys?
Replies: 44
Views: 19776

Re: (ArcsVibe)

Toujours là!!
by BadBrew
Sun Feb 13, 2011 12:42 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Mystery Part
Replies: 13
Views: 1539

Re: Mystery Part (Mojo72)

Looks like a ball joint: But I'm no expert... I was looking for a swaybar link bolt at first...
by BadBrew
Sun Feb 13, 2011 12:11 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Mystery Part
Replies: 13
Views: 1539

Re: Mystery Part (Mojo72)

hard to see this without pics!
by BadBrew
Sat Feb 12, 2011 4:39 am
Forum: Problems & Warranty Issues
Topic: low speed blower squeak chirp
Replies: 13
Views: 3738

Re: (ClunkClunk)

Quote, originally posted by ClunkClunk »BadBrew, no luck on the fix. It lasted a few days, then started squeaking/squealing again. I think I'm going to try one more time, then order a non OEM one from RockAuto (about $40).Exactly what I finally did, I received my new TYC part this week for 35$ + sh...
by BadBrew
Mon Feb 07, 2011 10:41 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Kipkay Videos.
Replies: 2
Views: 781

Re: Kipkay Videos. (Cougar Vibe)

His flashlight mods are awesome. I did this mod to two flashlights for nightime paintball 3 years ago.http://kipkay.com/videos/hacks...-hack/They are crazy bright and cheap.Also this project is in my plans:http://kipkay.com/videos/spy-d...-dark/He's posting his new videos every week over facebook if...
by BadBrew
Mon Feb 07, 2011 10:31 am
Forum: Engine & Transmission
Topic: Jumpy High Idle When Cold
Replies: 12
Views: 2438

Re: Jumpy High Idle When Cold (yyamad1)

Thanks guys for those excellent write-ups...I have a similar problem on my car, don't have engine codes but I do have a very small leak and this just might fix it.
by BadBrew
Sun Feb 06, 2011 7:42 am
Forum: Audio, Electronics, Electrical
Topic: anybody using a ScanGauge II?
Replies: 30
Views: 6945

Re: (Water boy)

Quote, originally posted by Water boy »Thanks for the extra readings.I used the extra settings on my '03 Savana van to get the trans temp.The vibe is the wife's car.She don't care about stuff like that so I removed it.Some forums I've read where some people go nuts with the MPG stuff. Everyone has ...