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Forum: Getting Your Solstice   Today, 03:16 PM
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Posted By TomatoSoup
Never mind. Deleted

Never mind. Deleted
Forum: Getting Your Solstice   Yesterday, 06:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 179
Posted By TomatoSoup
That's high for an a low end (no option) N/A, esp...

That's high for an a low end (no option) N/A, esp without even A/C. Way high.

A number of threads with folks offering good GXP's right now on the forum. Look into those.
Forum: General Solstice Discussion   09-20-2019, 06:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 155
Posted By TomatoSoup
When you drink from it, it helps you speak...

When you drink from it, it helps you speak proper, like me.
Forum: New Member Section   09-19-2019, 08:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 149
Posted By TomatoSoup
... and is completely normal. (Just to clarify...

... and is completely normal. (Just to clarify :) )
Forum: Mods - Interior/Exterior Functional/Appearance   09-19-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 276
Posted By TomatoSoup
The only things I can think of are the TPMS...

The only things I can think of are the TPMS readings - my UG does not show those. Though my firmware is several years old... they update it periodically and that might be covered by now.
Forum: Mods - Interior/Exterior Functional/Appearance   09-19-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 276
Posted By TomatoSoup
The Ultragauge has pros and cons. The cons are...

The Ultragauge has pros and cons. The cons are that it's not very pretty. The pros are it's VERY legible - even in sunlight (it has an optically-coated AR screen to reduce reflection) and it's...
Forum: Mods - Interior/Exterior Functional/Appearance   09-19-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 276
Posted By TomatoSoup
This was my Ultragauge mount solution... Custom...

This was my Ultragauge mount solution... Custom Ultragauge mount (http://www.kappaperformance.com/forum/index.php?topic=7057.0)
...
Forum: Other Car Discussion   09-18-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 246
Posted By TomatoSoup
Just saw this via Autoweek. Fan-effing-tastic! ...

Just saw this via Autoweek. Fan-effing-tastic! Listening to the gaggle of long-throw large-displacement engines drive past, it sounds like a flight of Spitfires...
...
Forum: General Solstice Discussion   09-16-2019, 06:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 459
Posted By TomatoSoup
Blackcat also sells backlight kits in various...

Blackcat also sells backlight kits in various colors, but they do require soldering on (FYI). The one (small) problem with theirs is that the gas gauge light is too bright and does not match the big...
Forum: General Tech, Platform Common Issues & Solutions   09-16-2019, 06:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 401
Posted By TomatoSoup
Good man! Where are you, exactly, in Sunny...

Good man!

Where are you, exactly, in Sunny Blighty?
Forum: General Tech, Solstice GXP Specific   09-15-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 221
Posted By TomatoSoup
Yes, you remove it at the other end. It's held...

Yes, you remove it at the other end. It's held by a bracket with one screw into the turbo. Remove the screw and gently rotate and wiggle it out. It *is* very tight, but there's an o-ring seal that...
Forum: General Solstice Discussion   09-14-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 637
Posted By TomatoSoup
You probably need to get either the roof or...

You probably need to get either the roof or window adjusted. It shouldn't drip.
Forum: General Solstice Discussion   09-14-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 1,679
Views: 178,948
Posted By TomatoSoup
https://www.getfoundquick.com/wp-content/uploads/2...

https://www.getfoundquick.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_543528610.jpg
Forum: Solstices and Parts for Sale/Want to Buy (incl other vehicles)   09-13-2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,410
Posted By TomatoSoup
Alannn, you may think it's a lowball offer, but...

Alannn, you may think it's a lowball offer, but before you go attacking (albeit mildly) a perfectly serious offer from a young guy, you might try looking it up on KBB. I did, and for a Monsoon car...
Forum: Solstice GXP Discussion   09-13-2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 408
Posted By TomatoSoup
Just to be clear, the button backlights are not...

Just to be clear, the button backlights are not working, but the radio display *is* working? Or neither display nor backlights are working?

In either case it's unlikely that ALL the LEDs failed...
Forum: Other Car Discussion   09-13-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 401
Posted By TomatoSoup
Interestingly, although "Vantablack Paint...

Interestingly, although "Vantablack Paint Absorbes 99.96% of Visible Light" that supposed 0.04% is enpugh to see the trim lines of the body in that video (at 7'22").

I wonder if that is only 0.04%...
Forum: Solstices and Parts for Sale/Want to Buy (incl other vehicles)   09-12-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 627
Posted By TomatoSoup
I know where you can some nice wheels for $5500. ...

I know where you can some nice wheels for $5500. Oh, and they come with a FREE CAR!


:devil:
Forum: Solstice Coupe Discussion   09-12-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 804
Posted By TomatoSoup
I should've said it 'may not' work. It really...

I should've said it 'may not' work. It really depends on what material you use. The stuff for repairing heated screens, for example, is conductive on the bottom surface where you paint it down, but...
Forum: Solstice GXP Discussion   09-12-2019, 05:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 408
Posted By TomatoSoup
^ What John said... check the dimmer control...

^ What John said... check the dimmer control first.

If not that, try a BFH... err ... sorry ... try tapping on the front center of the radio in case the front panel connectors have become dirty
Forum: Solstice Coupe Discussion   09-11-2019, 02:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 804
Posted By TomatoSoup
You can get whole shells (incl new membrane) on...

You can get whole shells (incl new membrane) on eBay for less than $5

If DIY, conductive ink is not a good idea. Just cut or punch a small circle out of Aluminum AC Duct tape if you have any, and...
Forum: General Solstice Discussion   09-10-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,174
Posted By TomatoSoup
Interesting find, thanks. But a personal...

Interesting find, thanks. But a personal caveat... I had a windscreen for a short while, but removed it. The reasons being that driving at night, the oncoming cars' headlights would reflect from...
Forum: Solstice Coupe Discussion   09-09-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 804
Posted By TomatoSoup
They will not give you any fobs. But I agree...

They will not give you any fobs. But I agree they will give you two keys even if you only have one (that's what I did - "lost" the other key).
Forum: Mods - Interior/Exterior Functional/Appearance   09-08-2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,105
Posted By TomatoSoup
Per my thread...

Per my thread https://www.solsticeforum.com/forum/f12/passenger-seat-sensor-recall-beware-if-you-have-any-seat-mods-157243/ I just re-installed the seat heater mat on the passenger seat (that the...
Forum: General Tech, Platform Common Issues & Solutions   09-08-2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,767
Posted By TomatoSoup
Updating here, just FYI... With colder...

Updating here, just FYI...

With colder weather coming, I got around to replacing the seat heater mat on the passenger seat (that the dealership removed - see post #1). For all yo'all edification,...
Forum: Solstice Coupe Discussion   09-08-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 804
Posted By TomatoSoup
You only need to go to the dealer (or buy a...

You only need to go to the dealer (or buy a programmer) for the remote fob. Additional keys you can do yourself easily - as long as you have at least one working key. Just get a GM-compatible key...
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