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  • Thelgord's Avatar
    05/31/2018, 08:18 PM
    Ok, so I know that maybe 5 or 6 people will even see this, but here goes anyway. I generally post both here and on the FB page updates to my build/repairs. It seems every time I post I fixed something, someone has to comment “pull the dash...
    50 replies | 596 view(s)
  • ScottinMA's Avatar
    05/03/2018, 02:33 PM
    ScottinMA started a thread Finding parts in VX Talk...
    Any suggestions on where I can purchase a rear brake backing plate? After 17 years, hard to believe but, the originals are rotted away. My mechanic cannot find the part. I told him I have a secret weapon. This forum. Please advise. Many thanks!
    8 replies | 311 view(s)
  • mrtew's Avatar
    06/01/2018, 01:40 PM
    This is so tempting but since I don't think I'm going to go for it maybe someone else wants to! Just looking at the pictures takes me back to the day I bought my truck new 17 years ago!
    7 replies | 178 view(s)
  • Specter's Avatar
    04/29/2018, 03:02 PM
    Just finished checking my shim valve clearances. Very many that are out of spec. Need to get to the shims so I can get their sizes for the replacement shim equation. Service manual says to use a J-42689 valve clearance adjusting tool to get the...
    7 replies | 316 view(s)
  • archerace7's Avatar
    05/05/2018, 06:00 PM
    My license Plate Lights went out on my 2001 VX, can anyone direct me to how to change them out. Thanks!
    4 replies | 182 view(s)
  • 11justsomekid's Avatar
    06/05/2018, 09:54 AM
    In my Vehicross, the stock radio/cassette player and CD changer are still in there. The radio functions, and the tape player worked fine last month. However the CD player doesn't turn on at all, I don't think. It's supposed to have its own manual,...
    4 replies | 128 view(s)
  • 2X's Avatar
    05/26/2018, 01:24 PM
    Hi, I am trouble shooting an electrical issue that may be related to when the TOD system is active. The idea is to disconnect the TOD under the passenger seat. then see if the electrical issue stops occurring. My #23 fuse in the driver side...
    4 replies | 119 view(s)
  • eternal21's Avatar
    05/18/2018, 05:21 PM
    The basket is a Yakima LoadWarrior. It's complete with some extras. Note: the locking bracket isn't included. The documentation is with the rest of it, so I gook a pic of it, as well, but the brackets themselves are MIA. Basket: ...
    4 replies | 157 view(s)
  • TheBigRig's Avatar
    06/01/2018, 12:45 PM
    I've only had the car like 2 weeks now, but so far the greatest and also cheapest mod I've installed: Wide angle rear window sticker. Where before I couldn't see a car behind me unless they were more than about 40 feet away now I can see them within...
    4 replies | 106 view(s)
  • Disco's Avatar
    04/24/2018, 12:22 PM
    My transmission is fine while accelerating. As soon as I let off the gas it just goes into like neutral. If I slow it goes back into gear. I changed the filter it was very black and the pan magnet had a kinda goo all over it. When I put it all back...
    3 replies | 152 view(s)
  • Thelgord's Avatar
    05/31/2018, 06:40 PM
    Thelgord started a thread 11 Month update in VX Talk...
    It has now been 11 months since I purchased my VX. I love this little things :) (obligatory plug for build thread) As a note, I sold a 2013 Toyota Tacoma TRD Off-Road (fully loaded) to pay for this project. My wife was less than happy about it,...
    3 replies | 75 view(s)
  • TheBigRig's Avatar
    05/22/2018, 01:07 PM
    Hey guys, New VX owner here. Was trying to find a parts compatibility list here. Found the small parts list but I'm wondering about bigger parts. Local Pick & Pull is having a 50% off sale this weekend. Ive got a lot of rusty parts underneith...
    2 replies | 99 view(s)
  • 2X's Avatar
    06/07/2018, 07:43 AM
    2X started a thread 4x4 mod in VX Modifications...
    2 replies | 88 view(s)
  • Billyphxaz's Avatar
    05/28/2018, 11:35 AM
    Hi, There is a person trying to sell the 2001 Proton Yellow with 9200 miles for $7100 but only through a company called Silver shipper. They have hijacked the photo's from the guy in NY who recently had this vehicle for sale. ...
    1 replies | 159 view(s)
  • TheBigRig's Avatar
    06/01/2018, 10:34 AM
    So I keep throwing an EVAP code, cant remember the numbers right now, but it seems related to going heavy or full throttle it will throw the code. Any insight on this? Where should I start looking. Thanks
    2 replies | 53 view(s)
  • ipd's Avatar
    06/11/2018, 01:48 PM
    ipd started a thread New VX in GA in VX Sightings...
    Today I met the owner of a Dragon Green VX who lives locally. He just bought the VX over the weekend up in Atlanta (from what he told me). Has about 118k miles. It's either a 00 or an 01, didn't think to ask. So I'm no longer the only one in...
    1 replies | 64 view(s)
  • TheBigRig's Avatar
    06/15/2018, 03:30 PM
    Hey guys, almost finished with my sound system upgrade and I wanted to say theres a great option for a nice hidden but accessible amp. The Rockford Fosgate Prime 250x4 amp fits behind the factory jack, has all the adjustments and settings on the...
    1 replies | 49 view(s)
  • TheBigRig's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:43 AM
    TheBigRig started a thread Roof rack in VX Talk...
    So I wanted to put my kayak up on to of the VX, but I dont have a roof rack. And no way in hell I'm paying 400 for a factory one. So I went around looking at universal ones, first to walmart, then to goodwill, then to the local non profit bicycle...
    1 replies | 15 view(s)
  • JoFotoz's Avatar
    06/05/2018, 03:46 PM
    OK... One decal = $36 Two decals = $70 THAT PRICE INCLUDES SHIPPING ETC :) 99.9% to OEM spec...FULL UV protected MARINE GRADE vinyl. PAYPAL...PLEASE USE "FRIENDS AND FAMILY"... you all are, and why pay a percentage :smilewink
    1 replies | 72 view(s)
  • 2X's Avatar
    06/07/2018, 07:46 AM
    2X started a thread 4x4 mod... in Build Projects
    1 replies | 56 view(s)
  • Espritmike's Avatar
    05/16/2018, 03:25 PM
    For sale- 2001 Proton 102,000 miles- I’ve had this since June or 2013 always wanted one sooooo. About 2 months in (at 89k miles) It developed an engine knock so I had my tech (I own a AAA approved auto shop here in so cal) install a later model...
    0 replies | 116 view(s)
  • jnicholson1130's Avatar
    05/23/2018, 03:32 PM
    I have a post up on Craigslist (Denver) for my '00 VX. Lots of pictures...if you're interested. Thanks to all on this forum that made owning the VX much easier. John
    0 replies | 79 view(s)
  • simonsayz1's Avatar
    05/04/2018, 07:13 AM
    simonsayz1 started a thread High Idle in VX Talk...
    When diagnosing the High idle issue check your Fuel injector O-rings. After two days of going through the usual suspects I found 2 O-rings were shot....$16 and hr later all is back to normal
    0 replies | 66 view(s)
  • Nikad92397's Avatar
    06/08/2018, 07:06 AM
    As we were heading up calif. hwy 18 towards Big Bear a silver VX went by us heading into Lucern Valley. We were in a green VX. It happened to fast to wave.. Anyone here ?
    0 replies | 41 view(s)
  • Nikad92397's Avatar
    06/08/2018, 07:03 AM
    Last fall we were coming across the Mohave trail and just reached Calif. 95 and a Black VX was heading south right infront of us.. I chased it down and waved before we headed back into the desert. Anyone here ?
    0 replies | 37 view(s)
  • Thelgord's Avatar
    06/17/2018, 01:03 PM
    I am coming up on one year as a VX owner, and I had a chance today to take it out for it’s second off-road test. After nearly a year (June 30th will be one year), I have only managed to put around 3500 miles on the VX. It has been a long road to get...
    0 replies | 31 view(s)
  • Thelgord's Avatar
    06/04/2018, 11:15 AM
    There is a user on the FB that is trying to register an account. Says captcha is not letting him/her complete registration. Any assistance from the admins would be appreciated.
    0 replies | 29 view(s)
  • MSHardeman's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:14 AM
    MSHardeman replied to a thread Roof rack in VX Talk...
    Looks like you solved the problem, but I remember VXorado doing this too. Did a quick search and found: See post #5 ...
    1 replies | 15 view(s)
  • Thelgord's Avatar
    06/18/2018, 07:44 PM
    Thelgord replied to a thread Project VXOverLand in Build Projects
    Thanks! I still need to buy switches before I put it all together ;)
    248 replies | 10801 view(s)
  • Metalryder's Avatar
    06/18/2018, 07:08 PM
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