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by dgekiere
Sat Jun 27, 2015 9:36 am
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: dgekiere 2003 Vibe GT Rally Car
Replies: 96
Views: 18342

Re: dgekiere 2003 Vibe GT Rally Car

Nope... our next race will be August 8th for summer sno drift and and then October for lspr in Houghton mi
by dgekiere
Thu Dec 12, 2013 6:35 am
Forum: Events
Topic: GenVibe meet 2014: The Planning
Replies: 98
Views: 12415

Re: GenVibe meet 2014: The Planning

If it were in Pontiac mi about 20 minutes from me I would definitely be there with the rally car... a 6 hour drive to Pontiac Illinois is a bit far to drive the rally car... my ears would be ringing for days :)
by dgekiere
Tue Oct 29, 2013 4:03 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: LSPR RALLY IN HOUGHTON, MI OCT 18 AND 19 2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1629

Re: LSPR RALLY IN HOUGHTON, MI OCT 18 AND 19 2013

Yup as kitt said I have posted all on face book. I haven't added photos to photobucket yet... I will try to do a big update in the next few day... we finished the rally in one piece and had some cool pictures from the media of us jumping. Hopefully by this weekend I will have free time to post.
by dgekiere
Thu Oct 17, 2013 2:46 am
Forum: Events
Topic: LSPR RALLY IN HOUGHTON, MI OCT 18 AND 19 2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1629

Re: LSPR RALLY IN HOUGHTON, MI OCT 18 AND 19 2013

Chiadog wrote:bump...

Thanks for the bump... on our way up there right now... should be there around 2 pm.
by dgekiere
Wed Oct 02, 2013 10:50 am
Forum: Wheels & Tires
Topic: Are U running /have U run 15" wheels???
Replies: 21
Views: 1830

Re: Are U running /have U run 15" wheels???

I am running 15 inch steel wheels on the rally car from 92 to 94 ish Chrysler lebaron no bore spacers. They have been fine so far for racing.... got them for 10 bucks a peice at the junkyard
by dgekiere
Wed Sep 18, 2013 7:34 am
Forum: Events
Topic: LSPR RALLY IN HOUGHTON, MI OCT 18 AND 19 2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1629

LSPR RALLY IN HOUGHTON, MI OCT 18 AND 19 2013

hey all just wanted to post info for our next rally taking place in houghton, mi on october 18 and 19. heres the links for more info about the event. http://www.lsprorally.com/ http://www.rally-america.com/events/2013/LSPR/entries it would be cool to see some members there rooting us on and meet. ht...
by dgekiere
Fri Jun 28, 2013 6:35 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: towing
Replies: 6
Views: 836

Re: towing

I've towed a few things. Image
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Never had issues pulling anything... still got 25 mpg.
by dgekiere
Wed Jan 30, 2013 8:01 pm
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: dgekiere 2003 Vibe GT Rally Car
Replies: 96
Views: 18342

Re: dgekiere 2003 Vibe GT Rally Car

thanks everyone, it was an awesome experience to do this. i hope i am able to continue doing this for many more years. last october our buddies car was totaled during a rally. they hit a tree stump around 60mph due to an outer tie rod breaking. they both walked away with no injuries due to safety eq...
by dgekiere
Wed Jan 30, 2013 7:12 am
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: dgekiere 2003 Vibe GT Rally Car
Replies: 96
Views: 18342

Re: dgekiere 2003 Vibe GT Rally Car

first race is done... we placed 2nd on day one and first on day 2. also 2nd overal for our class for the weekend. first place trophy for saturday http://i858.photobucket.com/albums/ab144/dgekiere/2003%20rally%20vibe%20prodject/IMG_20130127_092043_622.jpg pics from the rest of the build http://i858.p...
by dgekiere
Tue Jan 29, 2013 11:04 am
Forum: Events
Topic: SNO-DRIFT 2013 JANUARY 25 AND 26
Replies: 16
Views: 1870

Re: SNO-DRIFT 2013 JANUARY 25 AND 26

Salsa Guy wrote:That's AWESOME! So a subframe bolt came loose. Any Negative effects on the handling/performance?

Just a clunk... I had the subframe down when I pulled the sway bar out and due to how rusted the bolts came out I antisiezed them going in... so I think it came loose because of that
by dgekiere
Tue Jan 29, 2013 4:55 am
Forum: Events
Topic: SNO-DRIFT 2013 JANUARY 25 AND 26
Replies: 16
Views: 1870

Re: SNO-DRIFT 2013 JANUARY 25 AND 26

We had a blast at the rally. The car was awesome and had only one small issue( subframe bolt came loose). As for how we did for regional competitors the rally was broken up into 2 events Friday and Saturday. We placed 2nd on Friday and 1st on Saturday for our class. With both days combined times and...
by dgekiere
Fri Jan 25, 2013 8:00 am
Forum: Events
Topic: SNO-DRIFT 2013 JANUARY 25 AND 26
Replies: 16
Views: 1870

Re: SNO-DRIFT 2013 JANUARY 25 AND 26

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Sitting at the pits
by dgekiere
Thu Jan 24, 2013 11:01 am
Forum: Events
Topic: SNO-DRIFT 2013 JANUARY 25 AND 26
Replies: 16
Views: 1870

Re: SNO-DRIFT 2013 JANUARY 25 AND 26

Loading up on on the way
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by dgekiere
Tue Jan 22, 2013 8:17 am
Forum: Events
Topic: SNO-DRIFT 2013 JANUARY 25 AND 26
Replies: 16
Views: 1870

Re: SNO-DRIFT 2013 JANUARY 25 AND 26

That looks way cool. Goodluck and Have fun! thanks alot heres a few more pics http://i858.photobucket.com/albums/ab144/dgekiere/2003%20rally%20vibe%20prodject/IMG_20130119_162505_504.jpg http://i858.photobucket.com/albums/ab144/dgekiere/2003%20rally%20vibe%20prodject/IMG_20130120_144601_790.jpg htt...
by dgekiere
Thu Jan 17, 2013 9:08 am
Forum: Events
Topic: SNO-DRIFT 2013 JANUARY 25 AND 26
Replies: 16
Views: 1870

SNO-DRIFT 2013 JANUARY 25 AND 26

THE RALLY CAR IS DONE AND ENTERED INTO SNODRIFT 2013. IF ANYONE WOULD BE ABLE TO COME AND SUPPORT TEAM VIBE, THAT WOULD BE AWESOME http://www.rally-america.com/events/2013/SNODRIFT/results/entrylist/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; http://sno-drift.org/" onclick="window.open(this.href...
by dgekiere
Tue Dec 04, 2012 7:39 am
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: dgekiere 2003 Vibe GT Rally Car
Replies: 96
Views: 18342

Re: dgekiere 2003 Vibe GT Rally Car

Awesome cage work.. Looking good! thanks... i can't take credit for the cage work though, i paid to have that done. i havn't updated this in a while so here's how she is now. mocking up the skid plate http://i858.photobucket.com/albums/ab144/dgekiere/2003%20rally%20vibe%20prodject/2012-11-01_18-02-...
by dgekiere
Sun Oct 21, 2012 7:00 pm
Forum: Engine & Transmission
Topic: Rough Intermittent Idle After Warmed Up @ Stop - 500-600 RPM
Replies: 5
Views: 1406

Re: Rough Intermittent Idle After Warmed Up @ Stop - 500-600

If you had lean codes before then the cat shouldnt have fixed the lean code. The 1.8l had a bad problem with the intake gasket cracking and causing lean codes. The gasket will also cause rough idle. The gasket is not expensive and is easy to change. I have xone a few myself for other vibe owners. Th...
by dgekiere
Thu Sep 27, 2012 9:29 pm
Forum: Maintenance Bay
Topic: What did you do to your Vibe today?
Replies: 3527
Views: 331245

Re: What did you do to your Vibe today?

I finally got around to putting the genvibe decals on both my cars http://i858.photobucket.com/albums/ab144/dgekiere/2003%20rally%20vibe%20prodject/2012-09-27_13-06-26_982.jpg http://i858.photobucket.com/albums/ab144/dgekiere/2003%20rally%20vibe%20prodject/2012-09-27_13-06-17_314.jpg
by dgekiere
Thu Sep 27, 2012 9:16 pm
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: dgekiere 2003 Vibe GT Rally Car
Replies: 96
Views: 18342

Re: dgekiere 2003 Vibe GT Rally Car

Don't forget your Genvibe decals! :D genvibe decals... check (Thanks Steve(aka smeadows)) http://i858.photobucket.com/albums/ab144/dgekiere/2003%20rally%20vibe%20prodject/2012-09-21_21-54-21_359.jpg http://i858.photobucket.com/albums/ab144/dgekiere/2003%20rally%20vibe%20prodject/2012-09-27_13-06-26...
by dgekiere
Tue Aug 28, 2012 1:27 pm
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: dgekiere 2003 Vibe GT Rally Car
Replies: 96
Views: 18342

Re: dgekiere 2003 Vibe GT Rally Car

A Psycho Martyr wrote:yep.....you gotta rep for the home team

Definently... got them on order
by dgekiere
Wed Aug 22, 2012 7:21 pm
Forum: Photography and Photoshop
Topic: "Walkaround" Video...post your link HERE!
Replies: 20
Views: 3337

Re: "Walkaround" Video...post your link HERE!

I'll do one ... but im gonna wait until the cars all done
by dgekiere
Wed Aug 22, 2012 11:26 am
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: dgekiere 2003 Vibe GT Rally Car
Replies: 96
Views: 18342

Re: dgekiere 2003 Vibe GT Rally Car

Lol... you saying im gonna crash it :D some pics with the the rally america sticker package that cam the other day. http://i858.photobucket.com/albums/ab144/dgekiere/2003%20rally%20vibe%20prodject/2012-08-20_19-44-23_884.jpg http://i858.photobucket.com/albums/ab144/dgekiere/2003%20rally%20vibe%20pro...
by dgekiere
Mon Aug 20, 2012 1:03 pm
Forum: US - North Central
Topic: woodward vibe meet anyone w/pics
Replies: 6
Views: 1073

Re: woodward vibe meet anyone w/pics

Thanks for the pics. I missed it this year. Last year I cruised my 03 gt on Saturday. Will be two weeks late getting there this year. Will be in Romeo next week. Next year I plan to be in the cruise on Saturday again. WXYZ has some great video of the weekend cruise. Dan well hey i work in romeo at ...
by dgekiere
Mon Aug 20, 2012 12:58 pm
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: dgekiere 2003 Vibe GT Rally Car
Replies: 96
Views: 18342

Re: dgekiere 2003 Vibe GT Rally Car

yeah we will pry have some camera in the car. of course i will have to edit it if we crash ;)
by dgekiere
Fri Aug 17, 2012 3:58 pm
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: dgekiere 2003 Vibe GT Rally Car
Replies: 96
Views: 18342

Re: dgekiere 2003 Vibe GT Rally Car

Mariachi wrote:videos or lies! that is all i am going to say. we better see a vid of this thing in action!!!!

Lol... gonna be hard to take video while im driving
by dgekiere
Fri Aug 17, 2012 2:01 pm
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: dgekiere 2003 Vibe GT Rally Car
Replies: 96
Views: 18342

Re: dgekiere 2003 Vibe GT Rally Car

keeping the racks off the roof? nah we put then back on. we left the cross bars out though http://i858.photobucket.com/albums/ab144/dgekiere/2003%20rally%20vibe%20prodject/FB_IMG_13450594974409010.jpg http://i858.photobucket.com/albums/ab144/dgekiere/2003%20rally%20vibe%20prodject/FB_IMG_1345059298...
by dgekiere
Fri Aug 17, 2012 1:52 pm
Forum: US - North Central
Topic: woodward vibe meet anyone w/pics
Replies: 6
Views: 1073

Re: woodward vibe meet anyone w/pics

here's some pics from last night. http://i858.photobucket.com/albums/ab144/dgekiere/woodward%202012/2012-08-16_19-19-25_483.jpg http://i858.photobucket.com/albums/ab144/dgekiere/woodward%202012/2012-08-16_19-18-51_704.jpg http://i858.photobucket.com/albums/ab144/dgekiere/woodward%202012/2012-08-16_1...
by dgekiere
Tue Aug 14, 2012 7:14 am
Forum: US - North Central
Topic: woodward vibe meet anyone w/pics
Replies: 6
Views: 1073

woodward vibe meet anyone w/pics

sorry for the short notice but i just wanted to make sure i was going to be able to drive the rally car to woodward. i will be on woodward wednesday afternoon-night 8-15-12 if any local members are intersted in meeting in a parking lot. i usually park between 13 and 14 mile, but am open for sugestio...
by dgekiere
Sun Aug 12, 2012 6:50 am
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Has anyone removed the luggage rack from an 03-08 vibe?
Replies: 11
Views: 1056

Re: Has anyone removed the luggage rack from an 03-08 vibe?

heres a few from my project car. mine are already back on though. http://i858.photobucket.com/albums/ab144/dgekiere/2003%20rally%20vibe%20prodject/3_imagejpeg_2.jpg http://i858.photobucket.com/albums/ab144/dgekiere/2003%20rally%20vibe%20prodject/1_imagejpeg_2.jpg http://i858.photobucket.com/albums/a...
by dgekiere
Sat Aug 04, 2012 10:07 am
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: dgekiere 2003 Vibe GT Rally Car
Replies: 96
Views: 18342

Re: dgekiere 2003 Vibe GT Rally Car

Aright, if it's not too far into Michigan, Tim, Ryan, and I should road trip up to see this beast first hand. Assuming I'm the "Tim" mentioned here? YES I'd be up for a mini-day trip up north to check this beast out. A nice photo shoot with some other Vibes, when completed, would be nice ...
by dgekiere
Sat Aug 04, 2012 8:32 am
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: dgekiere 2003 Vibe GT Rally Car
Replies: 96
Views: 18342

Re: dgekiere 2003 Vibe GT Rally Car

Man i am really lookin forward to seeing this thing finished! as well as the paint decision well here are some pics of the paint so far. should be done by tomorrow http://i858.photobucket.com/albums/ab144/dgekiere/2003%20rally%20vibe%20prodject/2_imagejpeg_2.jpg http://i858.photobucket.com/albums/a...
by dgekiere
Sun Jul 29, 2012 3:04 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: My vibe is totalled...
Replies: 28
Views: 1897

Re: My vibe is totalled...

that suxs, glad you're ok though
by dgekiere
Sat Jul 28, 2012 8:39 am
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: dgekiere 2003 Vibe GT Rally Car
Replies: 96
Views: 18342

Re: dgekiere 2003 Vibe GT Rally Car

Seats are mounted, now onto paint and seat belts. http://i858.photobucket.com/albums/ab144/dgekiere/2003%20rally%20vibe%20prodject/2012-07-24_17-56-04_332.jpg http://i858.photobucket.com/albums/ab144/dgekiere/2003%20rally%20vibe%20prodject/2012-07-24_17-56-21_324.jpg http://i858.photobucket.com/albu...
by dgekiere
Thu Jul 26, 2012 4:06 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: Power Lock Key Fob Question
Replies: 4
Views: 358

Re: Power Lock Key Fob Question

Quick question; if I sync up a new power lock key fob to my car will the old one still work too? I only got one fob with the vibe and would like to have two. I can get a GM/Toyota fob reasonable on ebay but don't want to cancel out the original. Thanks, yup the old one will still work. when you buy...
by dgekiere
Sat Jul 14, 2012 1:43 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Hot enough for you?
Replies: 12
Views: 1755

Re: Hot enough for you?

a buddy of mine posted this on facebook a few weeks ago.
by dgekiere
Thu Jun 28, 2012 7:36 pm
Forum: Engine & Transmission
Topic: Rough idle
Replies: 13
Views: 1958

Re: Rough idle

Ok after readinv the first post again i see the problem was before the plug change. You could try cleaning the thottle plate and cleaning the maf sensor. Those need to be done from time to time anyway. I do mine about once a year.
by dgekiere
Thu Jun 28, 2012 7:30 pm
Forum: Engine & Transmission
Topic: Rough idle
Replies: 13
Views: 1958

Re: Rough idle

I used standard ac deco plugs. I had the battery out for two days cus I needed a new one and it still has rough idle. I'll try the head gasket and the filter sometime next week hen I have time off of work. Can I get the filter at any parts store or is it factory order. By standard plugs do you mean...
by dgekiere
Thu Jun 28, 2012 7:27 pm
Forum: Engine & Transmission
Topic: Rough idle
Replies: 13
Views: 1958

Re: Rough idle

Harojake wrote:Intake gasket** not head gasket right?

Yup the intake gasket
by dgekiere
Thu Jun 28, 2012 7:17 pm
Forum: Engine & Transmission
Topic: Code P0031
Replies: 7
Views: 1351

Re: Code P0031

I remember being in the dealership working on a base vibeand having that code. I found a broken wire to the o2 sensor right at the dealership sensor it self. It was the sensor right inder the pasenger side floor board. Otherwise to check it you can take an ohm meter and measure the resistance of the...
by dgekiere
Mon Jun 25, 2012 1:31 pm
Forum: Engine & Transmission
Topic: Rough idle
Replies: 13
Views: 1958

Re: Rough idle

Ok correction it a 03 vibe awd I also have a 03 mustang gt oops my bad. It's a 1.8 1zz-fe no worries it all good... so a few things to try that were problems on all 1zz engines 1. intake gasket, costs about $5-10 and is fairly easy to do. i have had some come out in pieces and some come out whole w...
by dgekiere
Sun Jun 24, 2012 8:39 pm
Forum: Engine & Transmission
Topic: Rough idle
Replies: 13
Views: 1958

Re: Rough idle

I have a 03 gt awd with 230,000 miles and the only problem I have is that it had developed a rough idle when at operating temp in gear while I'm stopped. When I put it in nutral or have the ac on it idles fine. I just did a full tune up to try to cure this issue and use Lucas fuel cleaner and that ...
by dgekiere
Sun Jun 24, 2012 8:28 pm
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: T-SHIRT ORDER FORM!
Replies: 24
Views: 1390

Re: ORDER FORM

Anyone who expressed interest in purchasing a t-shirt or decal please see the attached order form. MerchOrder.zip gonna mail this out today after i get out of work... :D Bump. I've only received one order so far. Let's get this rolling guys and gals. i feel like such a slacker i still havn't mailed...
by dgekiere
Sun Jun 24, 2012 8:22 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: need a new or used Drivers side headlight and fender
Replies: 1
Views: 296

Re: need a new or used Drivers side headlight and fender

i have found that ebay is the cheapest place to get headlights and fenders. most sellers offer free shipping on their items, where if you order from other online relailers you spend more in shipping on some stuff then you do the part. if you want to get used ones http://www.car-part.com/index.htm" o...
by dgekiere
Sun Jun 24, 2012 8:02 pm
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: dgekiere 2003 Vibe GT Rally Car
Replies: 96
Views: 18342

Re: dgekiere 2003 Vibe GT Rally Car

wow i missed alot of posts and only got one email :? oh well. Do you have a theme in mind? Car name? Any sponsor logos to consider? Are you planning to paint or utilize vinyl graphics, or a combination? Is there a budget you had in mind? A lot of options out there for paint and finishes limited only...
by dgekiere
Wed Jun 20, 2012 7:31 am
Forum: Engine & Transmission
Topic: VVT oil filter removal has anybody ever removed it?
Replies: 42
Views: 23429

Re: VVT oil filter removal has anybody ever removed it?

Thanks to al of you for covering this topic. I'm hoping this solves my low-power, poor mileage, odd bogging-down problems. Seafoam seems to briefly make things better, but the issue keeps returning. . i cant say if this was the fix for my 03 gt's low power because i found other things wrong as well...
by dgekiere
Thu Jun 14, 2012 4:01 am
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: dgekiere 2003 Vibe GT Rally Car
Replies: 96
Views: 18342

Re: dgekiere 2003 Vibe GT Rally Car

HAVN'T UPDATED THIS IN AWHILE SO HERE IS WHERE ITS AT NOW. GOT SOME PRESSENTS IN THE MAIL YESTERDAY, PRY TO BE INSTALLED THIS WEEKEND. THE BARS ARE PAINTED AND THE DASH IS INSTALLED. I INSTALLED THE REAR PACKAGE TRAY FOR SOME STORAGE AND SOUND DEADENING. MY BUDDY IS STILL SMOOTHING OUT THE ROOF BEFO...
by dgekiere
Wed Jun 13, 2012 8:54 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: T-SHIRT ORDER FORM!
Replies: 24
Views: 1390

Re: ORDER FORM

smeadows7 wrote:Anyone who expressed interest in purchasing a t-shirt or decal please see the attached order form.
MerchOrder.zip


gonna mail this out today after i get out of work... :D
by dgekiere
Mon May 28, 2012 10:58 am
Forum: Forced Induction
Topic: looking to turbo
Replies: 10
Views: 1594

Re: looking to turbo

hello all .. ok so i have a 05 vibe base . no guts as u all know .. i have a snowmobile that i pull in winter and a dirtbike in summer and i seem to have to be in 3rd most of the time as no power in 4th or 5th .. i am wondering if there is a turbo solution ??? not alot of boost just enough to pull ...
by dgekiere
Thu May 24, 2012 6:19 pm
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: dgekiere 2003 Vibe GT Rally Car
Replies: 96
Views: 18342

Re: dgekiere 2003 Vibe GT Rally Car

Wow!!! that is some rollcage. Cant wait to see the finished product. first off i would like to thank everyone that is following this build. i am having a blast building the car. it is taking me more time than i originally thought to get things done. i have only been able to et a few things done sin...

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