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by SlammedNiss
Thu Nov 17, 2022 11:39 am
Forum: Tech Info & Do-It-Yourself Info
Topic: Ignition wiring help
Replies: 14
Views: 5178

Re: Ignition wiring help

Greyson wrote: Thu Nov 17, 2022 10:46 am Hi,
I have a switch and It has to be lagination wiring. It has 6 wires. Now I don't understand where to put it. Can anyone tell me a simple solution.
Wth is lagination?
by SlammedNiss
Tue Nov 15, 2022 6:25 am
Forum: Problems & Warranty Issues
Topic: seek advice/help
Replies: 4
Views: 43

Re: seek advice/help

salamander162 wrote: Mon Nov 14, 2022 4:15 pm...the cruise control don't work...
Can you elaborate? Does the light on the dash illuminate when you power the cruise control on? If so, what does the light do when you try to set a speed?
by SlammedNiss
Sat Nov 12, 2022 3:17 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: That dude in Blue reviews Turbo first gen
Replies: 4
Views: 59

Re: That dude in Blue reviews Turbo first gen

Damn, he hit rev limiter more times in a 12 minute video than I did over my entire ownership.
by SlammedNiss
Sat Nov 12, 2022 3:08 am
Forum: Site Problems, Suggestions, Questions
Topic: Can't Change or Add my Avatar
Replies: 10
Views: 442

Re: Can't Change or Add my Avatar

tpollauf wrote: Fri Nov 11, 2022 7:02 am I feel your pain :o Still no avatar for me ... BUT at least my signature photo of my fleet still exists ;)
Not sure what joatmon is doing right, but his avatar is the only one showing up in this thread.
by SlammedNiss
Fri Oct 28, 2022 6:31 pm
Forum: Site Problems, Suggestions, Questions
Topic: Welcome to spam hell?
Replies: 14
Views: 2654

Re: Welcome to spam hell?

SlammedNiss wrote: Fri Oct 28, 2022 11:01 am Where is the moderator???? Spammer ihjwernml579 is gonna surpass my post count at this rate.
....and what took me 20 years to accomplish (465 posts), this damn spammer has surpassed in less than 48 hours.
by SlammedNiss
Fri Oct 28, 2022 11:01 am
Forum: Site Problems, Suggestions, Questions
Topic: Welcome to spam hell?
Replies: 14
Views: 2654

Re: Welcome to spam hell?

Where is the moderator???? Spammer ihjwernml579 is gonna surpass my post count at this rate.

Why not add more moderators to combat this issue?
by SlammedNiss
Wed Sep 14, 2022 3:25 pm
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: Gas tank 2003 Vibe
Replies: 4
Views: 131

Re: Gas tank 2003 Vibe

Although I'm not 100% positive, probably any gas tank from any 2003-2008 Matrix/Vibe should fit.
by SlammedNiss
Sat Sep 03, 2022 7:13 pm
Forum: Audio, Electronics, Electrical
Topic: Stereo doesn't turn on
Replies: 2
Views: 76

Re: Stereo doesn't turn on

There's zero chance a speaker is drawing power to kill your battery.
by SlammedNiss
Sun Jun 05, 2022 5:58 am
Forum: Problems & Warranty Issues
Topic: 09 car window still has power after shut off and keys removed
Replies: 2
Views: 139

Re: 09 car window still has power after shut off and keys removed

Pretty much spot on what joatmon said. Its a feature so you can roll your windows up after you shut the car off. My Rav4 does the same thing. Once you open the door, power should be cut off.
by SlammedNiss
Fri Apr 29, 2022 3:24 am
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Searching for "pontiac" word emblem for '09 vibe
Replies: 2
Views: 170

Re: Searching for "pontiac" word emblem for '09 vibe

like joatmon mentioned, your only bet might be to scour your local salvage yards. Fishing line works awesome for getting emblems like that off. Edit: would these not work? https://www.ebay.com/itm/185115279476 https://www.ebay.com/itm/124654527630 https://www.ebay.com/itm/174799941946 https://www.eb...
by SlammedNiss
Fri Apr 29, 2022 2:12 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: Need ignition wiring info,weird starting problem
Replies: 5
Views: 274

Re: Need ignition wiring info,weird starting problem

Don't know if this helps any, but figured I would post it anyways. All wires in the ignition harness are at the top of the list. Anything labeled "ignition" should be +12v while key is in "on" position and while cranking. Wires labeled "accessory" will only be +12v whil...
by SlammedNiss
Wed Apr 06, 2022 12:53 am
Forum: Site Problems, Suggestions, Questions
Topic: Can't Change or Add my Avatar
Replies: 10
Views: 442

Re: Can't Change or Add my Avatar

Hmmm. Does mine show up? ------->

edit:doesn't look like it.
by SlammedNiss
Wed Mar 23, 2022 5:14 am
Forum: Testing 1..2..3
Topic: Reply Notification Test
Replies: 10
Views: 647

Re: Reply Notification Test

what if I don't want to reply? :mrgreen:
by SlammedNiss
Wed Mar 09, 2022 4:25 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: The Official "Price You Paid For Gas" Thread
Replies: 1653
Views: 273161

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

Just filled my Rav4 up last week. Price was $3.49/g I think. Total was $46.28. I gotta say that although I do miss my Xrs, I'm glad I no longer have to fill a car up with higher octane premium gas.
by SlammedNiss
Fri Mar 04, 2022 12:40 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: Fun with titles.
Replies: 4
Views: 299

Re: Fun with titles.

So, maybe it's because it's nearly 3am here, but I definitely didn't read that title as "Fun with titles". Read it as something completely different.

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by SlammedNiss
Sat Feb 26, 2022 3:52 am
Forum: Engine & Transmission
Topic: Name your favorite oil filter
Replies: 8
Views: 486

Re: Name your favorite oil filter

I grew up using Fram as that's what my dad always used. I now use Mobile-1 synthetic oil/filters for a few years now.
by SlammedNiss
Sat Feb 19, 2022 3:52 pm
Forum: Interior
Topic: Carbon Fiber Dash Project
Replies: 7
Views: 581

Re: Carbon Fiber Dash Project

are you overlaying the original pieces or making complete new ones?
by SlammedNiss
Thu Feb 17, 2022 5:11 am
Forum: Latest News
Topic: Vibes in the news
Replies: 52
Views: 3140

Re: Vibes in the news

https://www.republictimes.net/vehicle-vs-train-crash-west-of-maeystown/ article has a picture of the mangled Vibe but site doesn't allow copying picture or text You can usually click on "save page as" and get into the HTML and copy/paste everything from there. https://i.imgur.com/aAZ5Uxh....
by SlammedNiss
Wed Feb 02, 2022 4:51 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Coronavirus
Replies: 98
Views: 14266

Re: Coronavirus

I signed up to get the free at home tests from USPS at https://www.covidtests.gov/ Hope I never need them Also, I've recently run into several places handing out free N95 masks. My library, Walmart, etc Glad the supply is adequate that they have enough to give away. I signed up for some and my pare...
by SlammedNiss
Mon Dec 27, 2021 1:57 pm
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: F/S Modified Frosty White 2003 Pontiac Vibe (price lowered)
Replies: 9
Views: 1352

Re: F/S Modified Frosty White 2003 Pontiac Vibe (price lowered)

73737373 wrote: Mon Dec 27, 2021 8:58 am Location? I need hood and driver side fender.
By "parting out", I'm pretty sure he meant pulling off aftermarket parts. I rather doubt he is going to take a running/driving car and start removing body panels off of it.
by SlammedNiss
Sun Dec 19, 2021 1:36 am
Forum: Audio, Electronics, Electrical
Topic: Foglight/Highbeam
Replies: 3
Views: 566

Re: Foglight/Highbeam

Yes, the fog lights will turn off when you switch to high beams.
by SlammedNiss
Sat Dec 11, 2021 2:40 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Coronavirus
Replies: 98
Views: 14266

Re: Coronavirus

I didn't get my 2nd shot until early Sept., so I can't get a booster until around March. I can tell it's already starting to wear off, as I had to call SiriusXM today and have them send a refresh signal to my radio. Hope I don't have many more issues as I'm considering a drive to PHX to see my dad f...
by SlammedNiss
Fri Nov 19, 2021 4:35 pm
Forum: Site Problems, Suggestions, Questions
Topic: Please add mandatory pics on 'For Sale' posts
Replies: 3
Views: 784

Re: Please add mandatory pics on 'For Sale' posts

Sure glad I took the time to post this and a mod/admin responded..... <eyeroll>

are mods even active here anymore??
by SlammedNiss
Mon Nov 08, 2021 1:20 pm
Forum: Testing 1..2..3
Topic: test1
Replies: 18
Views: 1452

Re: test1

To test or not to test, THAT is the question!!
by SlammedNiss
Sat Nov 06, 2021 2:18 pm
Forum: Testing 1..2..3
Topic: test1
Replies: 18
Views: 1452

Re: test1

If my calculations are correct, when this baby hits 88 Miles per hour, you're gonna see a serious test post.
by SlammedNiss
Sat Nov 06, 2021 2:15 pm
Forum: Testing 1..2..3
Topic: test1
Replies: 18
Views: 1452

Re: test1

We will we will test you.
by SlammedNiss
Fri Oct 29, 2021 12:05 pm
Forum: Site Problems, Suggestions, Questions
Topic: Please add mandatory pics on 'For Sale' posts
Replies: 3
Views: 784

Please add mandatory pics on 'For Sale' posts

Mandatory pics, price, and location (zip code). Needs to happen.
by SlammedNiss
Sun Oct 24, 2021 9:55 pm
Forum: Testing 1..2..3
Topic: test1
Replies: 18
Views: 1452

Re: test1

Test-t's?
by SlammedNiss
Fri Aug 27, 2021 3:36 pm
Forum: Site Problems, Suggestions, Questions
Topic: Is anybody else constantly getting logged out?
Replies: 4
Views: 507

Is anybody else constantly getting logged out?

It seems that every few days I have to re-login to the site. I check the "Remember me" box every time, but it still happens. Don't know if it's my browser causing it, or something else, but it's getting frustrating. Also, this seems to be the only site it's happening on. Edit: Gonna add th...
by SlammedNiss
Wed Aug 25, 2021 12:17 pm
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: How do I contact moderators for a request? Tried the "Contact us" below
Replies: 18
Views: 1300

Re: It appears Moderators do not check the forum or do not respond to request for help

some guy that hasn't been on for....an extremely long time. :lol: My suggestion was gonna be that if it's an original username then google it and see it it pops up on a different forum. I know if you do a google search of my username, a name I've been using for well over 20 years now, google will l...
by SlammedNiss
Wed Aug 25, 2021 10:09 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: How do I contact moderators for a request? Tried the "Contact us" below
Replies: 18
Views: 1300

Re: It appears Moderators do not check the forum or do not respond to request for help

lexicon wrote: Tue Aug 24, 2021 7:52 pm Yup, too bad I couldn't get a response.........crickets....
who was the user you were trying to contact?
by SlammedNiss
Sun Aug 22, 2021 2:21 am
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: Key won't rotate forward
Replies: 6
Views: 744

Re: Key won't rotate forward

I have 2004 Vibe, seen a lot of miles, recently, at least something happened where a couple times i tried to start my car and it wouldn't turn. Thought nothing of it because with a little brute force or turning the steering wheel, whatever it was that was stopping it, went away...until tonight. The...
by SlammedNiss
Tue Aug 17, 2021 9:04 am
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: Wanted: Ashtray for 2009 Pontiac Vibe
Replies: 3
Views: 556

Re: Wanted: Ashtray for 2009 Pontiac Vibe

Hell, I didn't even realize an ashtray was a thing in cars any more.
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by SlammedNiss
Sun Aug 15, 2021 4:43 pm
Forum: Site Problems, Suggestions, Questions
Topic: Site Favicon?
Replies: 2
Views: 429

Re: Site Favicon?

yea. I realize only so much can be done with such a small space, but really anything is better than what it currently is as to set it apart from other sites in my bookmarks bar.
by SlammedNiss
Fri Aug 13, 2021 1:03 pm
Forum: Site Problems, Suggestions, Questions
Topic: Site Favicon?
Replies: 2
Views: 429

Site Favicon?

Can we possibly get a site favicon, or if one doesn't exist, can somebody design one that can be used? I know it's kind of a petty request, but the globe thing looks pretty boring. Obviously couldn't be very detailed, as it's only 16x16.
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by SlammedNiss
Sun May 30, 2021 1:17 pm
Forum: Pontiac, GM SPO, & TRD Accessories
Topic: remote start add on sets off alarm when far away, not when close
Replies: 6
Views: 2651

Re: remote start add on sets off alarm when far away, not when close

Welcome to genvibe! Can anyone give me some tips for my remote start cuz all the buttons work on the remote except for the remote start I don't know if I can be of any use, but someone here might. Seems like more info is needed What year/version of car do you have? Are you the original owner/how lo...
by SlammedNiss
Fri May 21, 2021 7:28 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Anybody have a car shipped before?
Replies: 23
Views: 4664

Re: Anybody have a car shipped before?

sorry; no instagram access for me. I do like one of your early photos of (presumably) your Rav 4. If that was the picture as it was delivered, picture mine as having gone through (figuratively) two tornados, a dip in Bugs Bunny's la brea tarpits, and then a trip through a chicken coupe. I had to ru...
by SlammedNiss
Fri May 21, 2021 12:14 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Anybody have a car shipped before?
Replies: 23
Views: 4664

Re: Anybody have a car shipped before?

Didn't know where else to post this, so reviving this thread just for this video....

https://www.instagram.com/p/CPAD8B3ndtd/
by SlammedNiss
Mon May 17, 2021 4:20 am
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: Wiring issue 2003 Vibe GT
Replies: 3
Views: 907

Re: Wiring issue 2003 Vibe GT

When does the fuse pop? As soon as you replace it and turn on the running lights? If so, that would be a direct short. Time to grab a multimeter and start probing for continuity to ground. As Seventeen states, this type of issue is generally not fun to diagnose. But, it is doable. If you don't have ...
by SlammedNiss
Tue Apr 20, 2021 4:20 pm
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: Greetings from Phoenix
Replies: 3
Views: 547

Re: Greetings from Phoenix

Welcome to the site. Used to live in the Phx metro area myself. Love the weather there!
by SlammedNiss
Fri Apr 09, 2021 1:04 pm
Forum: Maintenance Bay
Topic: Rear struts same as corolla ?
Replies: 7
Views: 1003

Re: Rear struts same as corolla ?

SeattleJeremy wrote: Fri Apr 09, 2021 11:40 am They are physically the same on the outside, but the inside will have different valving to compensate for the Vibes heavier rear.
Not nice to size shame. :mrgreen:
by SlammedNiss
Mon Mar 29, 2021 5:14 pm
Forum: Audio, Electronics, Electrical
Topic: Not the headlight bulb!
Replies: 8
Views: 1006

Re: Not the headlight bulb!

I agree with checking the socket for voltage and going from there. Does the high beam work on that side? If you checked the fuses visually, check again with a continuity tester, or swap them side to side. Check the new bulb as well. High beam doesn't even work. what about parking lights? Do you hav...
by SlammedNiss
Mon Mar 29, 2021 7:45 am
Forum: Audio, Electronics, Electrical
Topic: Not the headlight bulb!
Replies: 8
Views: 1006

Re: Not the headlight bulb!

Good question joatmon, I just assumed he meant the dome lights when somebody says interior lights. Still, interior dash lights should be on a separate fuse than the headlights. But, that might mean something is wrong with the switch on your steering column. That still should be easy to diagnose with...
by SlammedNiss
Sun Mar 28, 2021 7:31 pm
Forum: Audio, Electronics, Electrical
Topic: Not the headlight bulb!
Replies: 8
Views: 1006

Re: Not the headlight bulb!

In my 06, the left bulb was burnt out so I got another one. Well, it isn't the bulb! Also, my interior lights aren't working. I checked the headlight fuses and they are fine. What else can I check? If you (or possibly a previous owner) ever had higher wattage bulbs in there, it might have melted th...
by SlammedNiss
Wed Mar 10, 2021 3:59 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Towing car from Boston to LA
Replies: 5
Views: 954

Re: Towing car from Boston to LA

Im no expert by any means, so take this with a grain of salt. But how is towing a car on a dolly any different than driving down the road on it's own? Yea, you're slightly shifting the weight of the car towards the back, but only slightly. So I couldn't imagine that harming anything suspension wise.
by SlammedNiss
Tue Jan 12, 2021 1:00 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Poll: USPS woes
Replies: 9
Views: 1870

Re: Poll: USPS woes

Ordered some Priority shipping boxes on 12/20, supposedly shipped o 12/30. Tracking # shows it hasn't even been received by USPS yet. Ordered again. Guess I'll see which one shows up first.
by SlammedNiss
Thu Dec 24, 2020 12:06 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Poll: USPS woes
Replies: 9
Views: 1870

Re: Poll: USPS woes

Yea, this season has been especially bad for USPS. I sold a set of Eibach's that I shipped to Florida via Priority. Once they got thru Wichita, they disappeared for about 2 1/2 weeks. I contacted USPS and asked them to look into it, and they basically said it was lost and to file an insurance claim....
by SlammedNiss
Thu Dec 03, 2020 4:10 pm
Forum: Tech Info & Do-It-Yourself Info
Topic: Best way to remove door dent
Replies: 3
Views: 860

Re: Best way to remove door dent

You can pull the inner door panel and push it out from the inside, but unless you have training in body repair, it will never look good. Have you considered just buying a replacement from a salvage yard? Should definitely be cheaper than $500. Might be hard to find one in your specific color though.
by SlammedNiss
Sat Nov 07, 2020 2:15 pm
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: OEM GM Vibe All Weather Mats - new in box
Replies: 4
Views: 1270

Re: OEM GM Vibe All Weather Mats - new in box

What's the point of joining a site, just to post an ad, then never come back?
Last active: Sat Oct 03, 2020 4:33 pm
by SlammedNiss
Wed Oct 28, 2020 3:02 pm
Forum: Engine & Transmission
Topic: 1zz-fe plastic engine cover purpose/removal
Replies: 5
Views: 1183

Re: 1zz-fe plastic engine cover purpose/removal

Shouldn't be any issues. I removed mine off my 2ZZ with zero problems.