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by 06pvibe
Sat Apr 28, 2012 6:26 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: The Official "Price You Paid For Gas" Thread
Replies: 1608
Views: 190689

Re: The Official "Price You Paid For Gas" Thread


Holding steady @ $3.76/gal of 87 here.
by 06pvibe
Sat Apr 21, 2012 4:24 am
Forum: The Others
Topic: I think I found my after-Vibe ride
Replies: 23
Views: 1736

Re: I think I found my after-Vibe ride

Very sporty looking from the back and side. 'Less thrilled with how it looks from the front,but it OK. My other concern (which is my opinion, perhaps not yours) would be the 148hp rating. That seems a little light for a modern hatchback to me. It looks the part but may not be able to back that look...
by 06pvibe
Wed Apr 11, 2012 11:09 pm
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: The Official "Price You Paid For Gas" Thread
Replies: 1608
Views: 190689

Re: Mexico Gas Prices (bajadock)


I haven't had to fill up for a while, but prices here have seemed to stabilize for the last two weeks @ $3.76/gal reg... That of course is for the moment.
by 06pvibe
Wed Apr 11, 2012 7:27 am
Forum: GenVibe Announcements
Topic: New Forum Software
Replies: 14
Views: 2120

Re: New Forum Software (mkowdley)


Crossed fingers for a smooth and uneventful transition, Mike.
*edit* OH, and I'll second what Brian (Blue Crush) said too.

And thanks for letting us know in advance. That's better communication than I usually get at my regular job.

by 06pvibe
Tue Apr 10, 2012 11:30 pm
Forum: Wheels & Tires
Topic: Want to comfirm bolt pattern.
Replies: 36
Views: 5186

Re: (Infinity-x)

Personally, I would add in some color. To me, silver and black is just silver and black. (And again my personal preference is to avoid black wheels on most cars. They tend to disappear which to me is not the point of putting wheels on a car.That said, it is your car and your personalization we are t...
by 06pvibe
Mon Apr 09, 2012 5:38 pm
Forum: Maintenance Bay
Topic: What did you do to your Vibe today?
Replies: 3531
Views: 338928

Re: (KITT222)

Personally, I might have used a band clamp but it looks good, Nick!! Did you use one of those old exhaust pipe expander tools that almost never work the way you expect them to? I spent several hours using one of them one time. Heat the pipe. Insert the expander. CRANK down on it as hard as you can. ...
by 06pvibe
Mon Apr 09, 2012 5:32 pm
Forum: Wheels & Tires
Topic: Want to comfirm bolt pattern.
Replies: 36
Views: 5186

Re: (Infinity-x)


They remind me a little bit of Scion tC wheels and they look great on Vibes IMO.
You could personalize them a bit?
A bit of gray metallic paint. A red stripe here or there and they'd look realy good.

by 06pvibe
Sat Apr 07, 2012 1:15 pm
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: Yellow Vibe Sighting
Replies: 21
Views: 2153

Re: (J_TO_ENVY)


It's School Bus yellow.

It looks like a metallic in those pics.

by 06pvibe
Sat Apr 07, 2012 10:21 am
Forum: Maintenance Bay
Topic: What did you do to your Vibe today?
Replies: 3531
Views: 338928

Re: What did you do to your Vibe today? (star_deceiver)


WOW!! That looks GREAT (I mean that sincerely,) especially compared to your (usual) winter mode.
by 06pvibe
Sat Apr 07, 2012 10:19 am
Forum: Maintenance Bay
Topic: What did you do to your Vibe today?
Replies: 3531
Views: 338928

Re: What did you do to your Vibe today? (MrHatchWagon)

Nice horns and a nice upgrade.I went the "more American sounding" Highway Blaster route a few years back but mostly because of the cost difference and availablilty (at the local parts store.)What did I do to our Vibe today? Not a dawg-gone thing. I had to work today, and when I came home, failed at ...
by 06pvibe
Fri Apr 06, 2012 8:18 am
Forum: Vibe/Member Of The Month
Topic: April 2012 VOTM nominations
Replies: 11
Views: 1738

Re: (J_TO_ENVY)


All I can say is... WOOOOWWWWWWW!!!

There isn't a part of this car he has not touched, modded or personalized, yet it still looks like it should... like a Vibe.

by 06pvibe
Wed Apr 04, 2012 11:06 am
Forum: Maintenance Bay
Topic: What did you do to your Vibe today?
Replies: 3531
Views: 338928

Re: (KITT222)

Quote, originally posted by KITT222 »I took my seat back apart (to find nothing was wrong) and left my mark....... Also, if that seat back is right, my Vibe was born the afternoon of May 5, 2003. That's pretty cool... that you left your mark, I mean. I wonder if anyone besides you and those of us t...
by 06pvibe
Mon Apr 02, 2012 11:59 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Pinball
Replies: 8
Views: 994

Re: Pinball (ColonelPanic)


I don't know....

Are people from Minnesota allowed in NJ w/o getting mugged within the first hour?

by 06pvibe
Mon Apr 02, 2012 11:55 am
Forum: Vibe/Member Of The Month
Topic: April 2012 VOTM nominations
Replies: 11
Views: 1738

Re: (KITT222)


I'll absolutely second that nomination.

Dynomite work, persephone!!

by 06pvibe
Sun Apr 01, 2012 4:04 pm
Forum: Vibe/Member Of The Month
Topic: KITT222 is your March VOTM
Replies: 7
Views: 1588

Re: Re: (Persephone)


Off-Topic: Time to update that sig pic, Persephone!!

by 06pvibe
Sun Apr 01, 2012 9:58 am
Forum: Vibe/Member Of The Month
Topic: KITT222 is your March VOTM
Replies: 7
Views: 1588

Re: KITT222 is your March VOTM (KITT222)


As I stated before on the other thread... before you maliciously side-tracked me, Congratulations Nick!!
by 06pvibe
Sun Apr 01, 2012 8:51 am
Forum: Vibe/Member Of The Month
Topic: March 2012 VOTM voting thread
Replies: 12
Views: 2064

Re: (KITT222)


OK. Now I'm confused.....?
by 06pvibe
Sun Apr 01, 2012 8:43 am
Forum: Vibe/Member Of The Month
Topic: March 2012 VOTM voting thread
Replies: 12
Views: 2064

Re: (KITT222)


So? Where's the thread that says, "Congratulations to me??"

A well deserved win if you'd ask me, Nick!!
Congrats!!

by 06pvibe
Sat Mar 31, 2012 12:11 pm
Forum: Maintenance Bay
Topic: What did you do to your Vibe today?
Replies: 3531
Views: 338928

Re: (thebarber)

Quote, originally posted by thebarber »
i think 245's are technically too wide for a 7" wide rim...


Oh, way too wide. The recommended tire width for a 17x7 is 215. I have 225's on mine but wouldn't go any wider.
by 06pvibe
Sat Mar 31, 2012 7:21 am
Forum: Wheels & Tires
Topic: Want to comfirm bolt pattern.
Replies: 36
Views: 5186

Re: Want to com firm bolt pattern. (Infinity-x)


I have no idea either, and that would be enough to scare me away.

by 06pvibe
Sat Mar 31, 2012 6:22 am
Forum: Wheels & Tires
Topic: Want to comfirm bolt pattern.
Replies: 36
Views: 5186

Re: (Infinity-x)


No. Not at all.
I was speaking to those, anyone that wants to go bigger. wider and taller.
If staying in the OE zone, you'll be fine.

Who makes those wheels?

by 06pvibe
Sat Mar 31, 2012 5:41 am
Forum: Vibe/Member Of The Month
Topic: March 2012 VOTM voting thread
Replies: 12
Views: 2064

Re: March 2012 VOTM voting thread (KITT222)

I like the dedication to the breed dgekiere has shown and a race car is always fun. I used to do street/road rallying with several of my own cars in the past and had a BLAST doing it. But I think he needs to get more into the build before I can vote . No offense intended here. I also do respect that...
by 06pvibe
Sat Mar 31, 2012 2:58 am
Forum: Wheels & Tires
Topic: Want to comfirm bolt pattern.
Replies: 36
Views: 5186

Re: Want to com firm bolt pattern. (Infinity-x)

I agree the second set would look great against the silver.I am personally not a fan of multi-use wheels either. To me those extra, unused mounting holes say "cheap." They don't "feel" like they belong to the car they are mounted to. And all those spokes... you sure you are prepared to clean all tha...
by 06pvibe
Tue Mar 27, 2012 6:51 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: My Vibe Virginity Has Been Taken- 08 Vibe Base
Replies: 31
Views: 2241

Re: My Vibe Virginity Has Been Taken- 08 Vibe Base (colterk)


BEAUTIFUL!!! I LOVE the Salsa montones.

Congrats and yes for sure, welcome!!

by 06pvibe
Sun Mar 25, 2012 8:23 am
Forum: Motorsports
Topic: Autocrossers?
Replies: 16
Views: 7228

Re: Autocrossers? (DirtDevil)

I used to... many years ago. I had two cars and did both Road Rally and Auto-X with them both. My first was a '68 Volvo 144S, highly modified of course.The second and my fav was an '80 Honda Civic. That car didn't take quite as much modifying to make it go and handle... but I did some interesting st...
by 06pvibe
Sun Mar 25, 2012 8:11 am
Forum: The Others
Topic: New Car, not a Vibe.
Replies: 11
Views: 1302

Re: New Car, not a Vibe. (MotoAce51)

I know what you mean about feeling something different. I myself have been feeling like a Mustang GT lately, but with gas prices getting higher and no where to go but up, I'll keep my Mazda3... for now. Not the most powerful, but 26-28mpg WITH my foot in it all day long.I've been drivging 4-cyl cars...
by 06pvibe
Thu Mar 22, 2012 7:19 pm
Forum: Maintenance Bay
Topic: What did you do to your Vibe today?
Replies: 3531
Views: 338928

Re: (chadhgraves)

And may I suggest to you both to add some further protection to the lens after. Once sanded and polished the protective (and very thin) carbonite layer that protects the softer plastic underneath, usually Lexan, is gone. You will need to replace it with something or you'll be doing it again in a yea...
by 06pvibe
Thu Mar 22, 2012 12:32 pm
Forum: Maintenance Bay
Topic: What did you do to your Vibe today?
Replies: 3531
Views: 338928

Re: (KITT222)

Quote, originally posted by KITT222 »That's no good. I hope you get them figured out!Next week is my spring break. I'll need the break after we had to put my cat down yesterday. But that also means I can take it off my mind by working on my car! Yay! +1, but an hour doesn't seem that long for the p...
by 06pvibe
Wed Mar 21, 2012 3:06 am
Forum: Maintenance Bay
Topic: What did you do to your Vibe today?
Replies: 3531
Views: 338928

Re: What did you do to your Vibe today? (BC123)


Lookin' GREAT!!!

by 06pvibe
Sat Mar 17, 2012 9:35 pm
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: Manual or Automatic Transmission. Which do you prefer?
Replies: 57
Views: 6109

Re: Manual or Automatic Transmission. Which do you prefer? (Brandort3)

My wife and I both prefer "proper gear boxes." ALL my own cars have been 3, 4 or 5-speed std shifts.BUT, that said, there are some good arguements for an automatic. For example, I used to go to NYC quite a bit and a stick can be a pain when in that kind of city traffic. Then there are the stop light...
by 06pvibe
Sat Mar 17, 2012 8:33 pm
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: Kia Dealer Mailing Makes me an Offer for my 2003 Vibe
Replies: 11
Views: 827

Re: Re: (ColonelPanic)

I got two of these on Friday from a local dealer, though the letters were more professional looking. Same bit though.The first was for my Mazda3 to trade on a new Ford, BUT they would make me a good offer on the car even if I didn't buy a new Ford. They "need to fill their used car lot, and the Mazd...
by 06pvibe
Thu Mar 15, 2012 11:32 am
Forum: Maintenance Bay
Topic: What did you do to your Vibe today?
Replies: 3531
Views: 338928

Re: (J_TO_ENVY & KITT222)

What she said.... The piping doesn't look unusually bad at all. Just some surface rust. Its the muffler that collects all the moisture that will probably give it up first and w/o warning too.So if on a budget, have a Magnaflow or a 70 series Flowmaster muffler installed. And if you have/want to spen...
by 06pvibe
Tue Mar 13, 2012 10:52 pm
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: Check your spare!
Replies: 11
Views: 970

Re: Check your spare! (jimincalif)

Ran into exactly the same thing a few months back when the wife had a flat. Enough to get home on... slowly, but checking the spare is now part of the regiment.The funny thing is that it "feels" hard even with so little air in it. They should install nitrogen in these from the factory. It would be l...
by 06pvibe
Tue Mar 13, 2012 9:45 pm
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: 06pvibe, 2006 Base Vibe "Frosty Jake"
Replies: 67
Views: 15667

Re: (NascarXprt)

Short of a bath, an inspection, oil change and tire rotation a few months back, no not really. Just too much going on personally... then there's the weather. MY RIGHT ARM FOR A GARAGE!! (I'm a lefty. )The Grandson spent the entire month of July w/us last year but it was just too blamed hot and dry t...
by 06pvibe
Wed Mar 07, 2012 12:32 pm
Forum: The Others
Topic: Introducing... Nanuq!
Replies: 30
Views: 3555

Re: (knightrace)

I'll second that. Keep us informed.Though I must say I'm truly more a fan of hydrogen technology and feel that to be the wave of the future, electrics are here now. They currently have the advantage.I worked for a division of a major oil company back in the early '90's... a Research and Development ...
by 06pvibe
Wed Mar 07, 2012 12:19 pm
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: FS: 2006 Gibson SG 61 Reissue
Replies: 2
Views: 477

Re: FS: 2006 Gibson SG 61 Reissue (trb)


Very cool!!

And though they cry a lot, those UT students usually have $$$, even if its Mummy and Daddy's...

Thank you, trb!!

by 06pvibe
Wed Mar 07, 2012 12:18 pm
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: FS: Top of the Line- Takamine EF400SC
Replies: 1
Views: 486

Re: FS: Top of the Line- Takamine EF400SC (06pvibe)


SOLD!!!

Mods please close....

by 06pvibe
Wed Mar 07, 2012 11:03 am
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: FS: Top of the Line- Takamine EF400SC
Replies: 1
Views: 486

FS: Top of the Line- Takamine EF400SC

12-stringSolid rosewood back and sides.Solid Spruce top.Built in electronics (the preferred CT-4BII system) and tuner.Gold hardwareBridge pin end plugVery well balanced soundNot sure of the exact year but the Serial # is 04071907OHSC (see pics 2 & 3.) Asking $650 + shipping, but prefer local pick up...
by 06pvibe
Wed Mar 07, 2012 10:47 am
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: FS: 2006 Gibson SG 61 Reissue
Replies: 2
Views: 477

FS: 2006 Gibson SG 61 Reissue

That's right, just like the title says... in OHSC The truth is that I had a '65 Special until it got stolen from our home. I just never really warmed up to this one, though it sounds, looks and play GREAT!No dings or dents, tunes just fine. The only issue is that the previous owner must have had aci...
by 06pvibe
Wed Mar 07, 2012 10:32 am
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: FS: Progress 22mm Adjustable Rear Sway Bar (Mazda3)
Replies: 0
Views: 394

FS: Progress 22mm Adjustable Rear Sway Bar (Mazda3)

This has been sitting around for several years now, since I installed the bigger RB bar and its time to clean up.You all know the drill by now: 22mm Progress adjustable rear bar (OE is 20mm.) Added were the aftermarket "greasable" urethane bushings. (Use only silicone grease.)Fits all '03-'09 Mazda ...
by 06pvibe
Tue Mar 06, 2012 4:26 am
Forum: The Others
Topic: It looks like Scion is going to be offering a 200hp RWD sports car this spring
Replies: 10
Views: 1437

Re: It looks like Scion is going to be offering a 200hp RWD sports car this spring (journeyforce)

A perfectly square engine too, 86mm x 86mm, 200hp @7k, 151 lb.ft. @6.6k? It should be a screamer. Interesting. I wonder how much torque is available on the bottom end? It runs on Premium fuel and is not boosted as near as I can tell. 'Wonder why?A lot of questions but they're not giving too much inf...
by 06pvibe
Mon Mar 05, 2012 7:46 am
Forum: Maintenance Bay
Topic: What did you do to your Vibe today?
Replies: 3531
Views: 338928


I wasn't sure I got it. That's why I asked....
by 06pvibe
Mon Mar 05, 2012 6:57 am
Forum: Maintenance Bay
Topic: What did you do to your Vibe today?
Replies: 3531
Views: 338928

Re: (Cougar Vibe)

Quote, originally posted by Cougar Vibe »In the Corolla Land forums there has been some anecdotal evidence that the 1ZZFE may be prone to consuming oil after a ?????? number of miles (most of the posts I've read put the number over 100K); mind you, it seems to be a minority situation. Anyway, the T...
by 06pvibe
Tue Feb 21, 2012 8:28 pm
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: What made you choose your screen name?
Replies: 44
Views: 2662

Re: What made you choose your screen name? (lemay.08)

Quote, originally posted by lemay.08 »My first car was a Toyota MR2 MKI '89 TwinCam 1.6lIt was the first love of my life I get slapped by girls for saying that (sometimes in the face...) I don't know about anyone else, but I'm confused.How does a Toyota MR2 MKI '89 TwinCam 1.6l translate into lemay...
by 06pvibe
Tue Feb 21, 2012 8:21 pm
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: What made you choose your screen name?
Replies: 44
Views: 2662

Re: (Kincaid)

Quote, originally posted by Kincaid »Do tell.My Mazda3 HB is the first brand new car I have ever owned. Like many people from my generation I had owned a number of used cars throughout my life, junkers and some nicer ones, but never really one I could say I chose everything about. I was 47 @ the ti...
by 06pvibe
Tue Feb 21, 2012 9:56 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: The Official "Price You Paid For Gas" Thread
Replies: 1608
Views: 190689

Re: (lowincash)


OUCH!!! I can't beat that, nor would I want to.

But it is back up to $3.50 here for reg 87, and has been for about a week now.

by 06pvibe
Tue Feb 21, 2012 5:25 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: What made you choose your screen name?
Replies: 44
Views: 2662

Re: (DressedInBlack)

Quote, originally posted by DressedInBlack »

You took piano advice from this guy??!!


Yeah! Larry Fine was a violinist, and a pretty good one too from what I've read.
by 06pvibe
Tue Feb 21, 2012 5:24 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: What made you choose your screen name?
Replies: 44
Views: 2662

Re: (Kincaid)

Quote, originally posted by Kincaid »Here I always assumed you used to be a lineman for the county.Then he would be playing an Ovation Balladeer, acoustic, not electric. The original Ovation bowl guitar.I have to admit that 06pvibe came from surprise and laziness.I wasn't thinking when I signed up,...
by 06pvibe
Tue Feb 21, 2012 5:05 am
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: Part out
Replies: 57
Views: 5112

Re: (DressedInBlack)

Quote, originally posted by DressedInBlack »Keith, you are selling the Vibe?!!? NOOOOoooooooo......Quote, originally posted by CAMOGIRL »this thread makes me very, very sad. +1 to what they said. The way your Vibe was is what inspired a lot of us to go further... better had it been a GT, but still...
by 06pvibe
Fri Feb 17, 2012 6:35 am
Forum: Wheels & Tires
Topic: Best All-Season Tires?
Replies: 4
Views: 2010

Re: Best All-Season Tires? (BlueCrush)

In my opinion, and from personal experience on both our Vibe and my Mazda3, the Continental DWS hands down.Best set of 4 sets I've had on the Mazda since the car was new. And the Vibe, actually the first car we put them on was like night and day.If you decide on these though, be sure to add a few ex...

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