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by zionzr2
Fri Dec 18, 2009 4:37 am
Forum: Handling, Suspension, & Brakes
Topic: Rear Tire Wear/Alignment Question
Replies: 3
Views: 1280

Re: Rear Tire Wear/Alignment Question (EastnMike)

Welcome to the Vibedom!!I'm pretty sure all four corners are able to be aligned in the base. I know they can in my awd.Most major tire shops can do alignments and often offer a free align check. GoodYear did mine and Firestone did my wifes cobalt when I got a new set of tires it was only about $60 t...
by zionzr2
Fri Dec 18, 2009 4:26 am
Forum: Problems & Warranty Issues
Topic: tranny not shifting into 4th gear when cold
Replies: 15
Views: 6359

my auto wont shift into 4th (overdrive) untill the coolant temp reaches 135-140 degrees F.regardless of how hot or cold the Ambient temp is outside.In cold weather it obviously takes a bit longer to get the coolant to this temp.
by zionzr2
Wed Dec 16, 2009 5:27 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Beware the Valet
Replies: 10
Views: 2451

Beware the Valet

by zionzr2
Sat Dec 05, 2009 6:36 am
Forum: Humor
Topic: can you do this?
Replies: 6
Views: 1041

can you do this?

¿uʍop ǝpısdn pɐǝɹ uɐɔ ʎuɐɯ ʍoɥ 'ʇǝʎ ɹǝʇʇǝq¿uʍop ǝpısdn ǝdʎʇ uɐɔ ʎuɐɯ ʍoɥ os
by zionzr2
Sun Nov 22, 2009 9:41 am
Forum: Humor
Topic: They Walk Among Us
Replies: 0
Views: 592

They Walk Among Us

I got these in an e-mail. they were a good read.-----My colleague and I were eating our lunch in our cafeteria,when we overheard an admin girl talking about thesunburn she got on her weekend drive to the beach.She drove down in a convertible, but saidshe 'didn't think she'd get sunburnedbecause the ...
by zionzr2
Sat Nov 14, 2009 9:46 pm
Forum: Washing, Waxing, Cleaning
Topic: Clean Dash/interior plastics
Replies: 11
Views: 4005

friends don't let friends use armor all
by zionzr2
Sat Nov 07, 2009 5:12 am
Forum: Maintenance Bay
Topic: Best place to get CABIN AIR FILTERS!
Replies: 51
Views: 25469

just ordered a couple from the Logical Scource place.
by zionzr2
Wed Oct 28, 2009 6:53 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Garage Door Monitor
Replies: 8
Views: 1323

there are other sensors required to be part of garage doors to prevent squishing of things as it goes down.one is a path beam interupt that will cause the door to go back up and the other is a pressure seansor if it run it an object it wont crush it but reverse direction going back up.
by zionzr2
Sun Oct 11, 2009 11:46 am
Forum: Maintenance Bay
Topic: Can't figure out how to remove rear wiper assembly...
Replies: 14
Views: 5118

Re: (bodhi_tree777)

number 8Quote, originally posted by bodhi_tree777 »this should get linked from the DIY index if its not already.
by zionzr2
Thu Sep 24, 2009 11:04 am
Forum: Humor
Topic: got this email about electric fences
Replies: 3
Views: 865

i got that e-mail awhile back
by zionzr2
Mon Sep 21, 2009 11:12 am
Forum: The Others
Topic: Interesting MARKETWATCH Article - 2010 cars etc.
Replies: 8
Views: 2344

the buick is a rebadged caddy!!
by zionzr2
Fri Sep 18, 2009 10:35 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Who watched Jeopardy last night!
Replies: 3
Views: 661

I saw an overview of the results on TMZ.How funny!!
by zionzr2
Thu Sep 17, 2009 6:39 am
Forum: Photography and Photoshop
Topic: Official Photography Thread
Replies: 677
Views: 118373

Here is a series I stitched together from 7 different shots. The lighting was not the greatest being pretty overcast. I'll try it again on a sunnier day. The Austin City Skyline from Barton Creek Mall if anyone wanted to know. Spanning from the University of Texas to Downtown.
by zionzr2
Wed Sep 16, 2009 12:12 pm
Forum: Site Problems, Suggestions, Questions
Topic: GenVibe Loading Slow/Timing Out/Server Failuire For Anyone Else
Replies: 10
Views: 3961

no problems to report from this end
by zionzr2
Wed Sep 16, 2009 12:11 pm
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: 17 mpg. city driving with new Base Vibe 2.4L 5 sp. Auto
Replies: 16
Views: 2173

I know its new but did you try checking all the usual suspects? Things like tire pressure, fluids, filters, extra weights in the cargo area?
by zionzr2
Mon Sep 14, 2009 11:31 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Patrick Swayze passed away
Replies: 8
Views: 1982

Wow that word got out quick....I go to super and when I return there are 15 bazillion facebook and twiter updates that tell me Swayze has passed away. May he RIP.
by zionzr2
Sun Sep 13, 2009 3:51 am
Forum: Maintenance Bay
Topic: Battery replacement - how to?
Replies: 11
Views: 6231

Re: Battery replacement - how to? (joatmon)

Quote, originally posted by joatmon »...Also, when you have the old battery out, make sure you see where the hooked end of the one hold down rod connects, it's not exaclty where you might expect it to be when you go to hook it back up and can't see down there.yes this is very key... the tie down ho...
by zionzr2
Sun Sep 13, 2009 3:46 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: Do you fuel your vibe when the light kicks in?
Replies: 34
Views: 5197

i usually fill somplace between 1/4 and the light.supposedly my tank is 11.9 gallons I have often put in 14.xx filling to the tippy top.
by zionzr2
Sat Sep 12, 2009 5:55 am
Forum: Problems & Warranty Issues
Topic: screw in tire...possible to patch/plug? - photos included
Replies: 18
Views: 5240

Tires 1 and 3 are not fixable too close to the shoulder or edge of tire.Tire 2 is close and should be fixable with a plug.there is a picture I have seen at shops and cant seem to find on the internet that shows the safe areas that can be patched on a tire.
by zionzr2
Thu Sep 10, 2009 6:19 am
Forum: Handling, Suspension, & Brakes
Topic: Rear Brakes, I know I should be whipped
Replies: 15
Views: 4243

anyone know how thick new rear pads should be.Mine are at 6/32nds.
by zionzr2
Tue Sep 08, 2009 7:07 am
Forum: Photography and Photoshop
Topic: Official Photography Thread
Replies: 677
Views: 118373

Here is a stitch job I just tried with some old photos I had. used Microsoft's Image Composite Editor.Was really easy to use and best of all free!
by zionzr2
Mon Sep 07, 2009 5:30 am
Forum: Problems & Warranty Issues
Topic: Ringing/squeking Sound
Replies: 3
Views: 1060

Tell the mouse to get off the phone!
by zionzr2
Mon Sep 07, 2009 4:56 am
Forum: Maintenance Bay
Topic: What did you do to your Vibe today?
Replies: 3608
Views: 378518

Re: (zionzr2)

Did the front Diff/Transfer Case today!Some notes a 15/16" wrench is needed.Its a bit tricky because the nuts are really shallow. And I think Superman must have put them on.the top nut (fill plug) has very little clearance with the exhuast.I would recommend you do this on a cool engine. Or you will ...
by zionzr2
Sat Sep 05, 2009 10:02 pm
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: The mods are complete on the '09 GT - 50+ pics
Replies: 15
Views: 3829

Re: The mods are complete on the '09 GT - 50+ pics (J_TO_ENVY)

I would be concerned that the way this radar detector is wired would interfere with airbag deployment. Maybe if the wire were ran down the windshield side of the "A-Pilar"
by zionzr2
Sat Sep 05, 2009 9:51 pm
Forum: Interior
Topic: Uncomfortable steering wheel
Replies: 14
Views: 2638

I doubt they would swap but the 09+ have telescoping wheels.
by zionzr2
Sat Sep 05, 2009 2:15 am
Forum: Tech Info & Do-It-Yourself Info
Topic: How To: Change The Front Transfer Case Oil, 03-08-awd/4wd
Replies: 7
Views: 9709

I was looking for the same type of drain/fill plug as the rear. no wonder I didn't find them!!This will be my next project.EDIT:Did the front Diff/Transfer Case today!Some notes: a 15/16" wrench is needed.Its a bit tricky because the nuts are really shallow. And I think Superman must have put them o...
by zionzr2
Sat Sep 05, 2009 2:07 am
Forum: Maintenance Bay
Topic: DIY - Automatic Tranny Fluid Change
Replies: 20
Views: 12616

I just did a drain and fill.Some notes You will need a 10mm allen for the drain plug.the fluid will begin to flow out as soon as its loosened be careful fluid will drain all over your tool and hands and down your arm. At least its straight down.I refilled with just shy of 3 quarts. It did seem like ...
by zionzr2
Sat Sep 05, 2009 1:40 am
Forum: Maintenance Bay
Topic: What did you do to your Vibe today?
Replies: 3608
Views: 378518

Re: (zionzr2)

Quote, originally posted by zionzr2 »Rotate and Balance!Next on the 60K mile check list:tranny drain and fillFront/Rear Diff Drain and fillPossibly brake jobTranny Drain and Fill Check!! I refilled with just shy of 3qts seemed like more drained out, but the level checks ok. I'll keep an eye on it a...
by zionzr2
Wed Sep 02, 2009 4:51 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: Hello From da UP
Replies: 8
Views: 905

Re: Hello From da UP (midnighthunder89)

welcome to our vibedom!!Quote, originally posted by midnighthunder89 »Hello all,I just bought a new 2010 2.4l Vibe. It is silver with a five speed. I am sure you all know what it looks like and I don't really have any pictures of it yet. I got the car using the cash for clunkers trading in my GMC s...
by zionzr2
Wed Sep 02, 2009 4:45 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Old Globe
Replies: 3
Views: 388

I have been to East Berlin and saw the wall before it fell.I also have an east German flag.
by zionzr2
Mon Aug 31, 2009 5:55 am
Forum: Maintenance Bay
Topic: $96 for 1st oil change, tire rotation and wheel balance
Replies: 16
Views: 1959

My rotates and balances are free. I get it done after every other oil change.The Vibe at any Goodyear dealer since I got the TT at a goodyear dealer.My Wifes Cobalt has free rotate and balance now that i got a new set of Bridgestones at a Firestone dealer.
by zionzr2
Mon Aug 24, 2009 11:49 am
Forum: Engine & Transmission
Topic: When the gas reserve light goes on, how much more KM ? 2009-10 1.8
Replies: 27
Views: 10178

If you fill to the tippy top then you have almost another 2 gallons.
by zionzr2
Sun Aug 23, 2009 8:59 am
Forum: Site Problems, Suggestions, Questions
Topic: &cmd=ul
Replies: 2
Views: 1136

Re: &cmd=ul (joatmon)

awesome find
by zionzr2
Fri Aug 21, 2009 2:49 am
Forum: US - Alaska & Hawaii
Topic: Happy 50th Anniversary Hawaii !
Replies: 3
Views: 3446

Happy BirthDay!!The "Star" BirthDay!!
by zionzr2
Thu Aug 20, 2009 9:50 am
Forum: The Others
Topic: Buick cancels crossover based on Saturn Vue
Replies: 18
Views: 2886

Re: (K-NINE)

Quote, originally posted by K-NINE »Buick should be cancelled. Bring back Pontiac. AMEN!!
by zionzr2
Thu Aug 20, 2009 4:44 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: This Looks Like Fun!!
Replies: 8
Views: 718

This Looks Like Fun!!

http://www.acetj.com/videos/pl...=3045I'm glad I was not the gueny pig
by zionzr2
Tue Aug 18, 2009 3:47 am
Forum: Tech Info & Do-It-Yourself Info
Topic: Changing the clutch in a Pontiac Vibe or Toyota Matrix
Replies: 72
Views: 90737

Re: Changing the clutch in a Pontiac Vibe or Toyota Matrix (skymorris)

might be hard to do.the original poster has not posted in over a year.unless someone else wants to write a new how-to post w/ pics.
by zionzr2
Tue Aug 18, 2009 3:44 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: HA HA..We got Frarvrere...Nah, Nah, Nah, Boo, Boo
Replies: 61
Views: 7287

so how many times has he retired and unretired now?I'm running out of fingers and toes!
by zionzr2
Sat Aug 15, 2009 10:04 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Would you eat at a place called "Sweaty Granny"?
Replies: 5
Views: 1442

the glasses are exactly the same
by zionzr2
Sat Aug 15, 2009 8:12 am
Forum: Exterior
Topic: GOOD wiper blades
Replies: 74
Views: 21089

I have been getting the Anco Contour type blades lately. The perform great. I usually replace them once a year sometime in the fall.I also keep a good coat of rain-x on the exterior glass and rain-x type washer-fluid.
by zionzr2
Sat Aug 15, 2009 1:40 am
Forum: Maintenance Bay
Topic: What did you do to your Vibe today?
Replies: 3608
Views: 378518

Rotate and Balance!Next on the 60K mile check list:tranny drain and fillFront/Rear Diff Drain and fillPossibly brake job
by zionzr2
Fri Aug 14, 2009 11:23 am
Forum: The Others
Topic: cash for clunker casualty
Replies: 16
Views: 2625

Yet another lesson in Unintended consequences.
by zionzr2
Thu Aug 13, 2009 5:41 am
Forum: The Others
Topic: Chevy Volt mileage.
Replies: 23
Views: 3335

this is why "Big Brother" wants so badly to put a "Black Box" in your car so that you can be TAXED by the mile and know your vehicle's exact location at any given second!
by zionzr2
Thu Aug 13, 2009 5:25 am
Forum: Maintenance Bay
Topic: What did you do to your Vibe today?
Replies: 3608
Views: 378518

Changed the Oil and Filter!!Passed a State Inspection.All right at the turn of 60K miles exactly on the odometer.
by zionzr2
Mon Aug 10, 2009 5:01 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: 8G's Baby!!!
Replies: 23
Views: 2098

uh...ok...
by zionzr2
Mon Aug 10, 2009 4:59 am
Forum: Humor
Topic: Less than Professional repairs
Replies: 0
Views: 808

Less than Professional repairs

And other One Of a Kind Solutions
by zionzr2
Tue Aug 04, 2009 5:31 am
Forum: Humor
Topic: How to wash your car!
Replies: 6
Views: 1450

Re: How to wash your car! (star_deceiver)

I don't think Wheelan Would approve!
by zionzr2
Thu Jul 30, 2009 7:43 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Tempur-pedic
Replies: 23
Views: 5025

My parents have a Tempurpedic and love It!We have a memory foam topper for our bed and its nice.
by zionzr2
Sun Jul 26, 2009 3:04 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: DVD to MP4 converter
Replies: 7
Views: 1023

Re: DVD to MP4 converter (ColonelPanic)

Quote, originally posted by ColonelPanic »Handbrake is now available on Windoze -- I guess enough Windoze users complained about not having it that they gave in. Used to be Mac only. They also ported it over to Linux, works like a charm. http://handbrake.fr/Looks like a great program, but copy-prot...