ChevyBeat

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  1. This is for door mounted speakers. I guess you are looking for rear parcel tray support location. P.S. pardon, I was expecting that because previous year have only front dash and rear parcel tray support speakers, not in door.
  2. Eric, you can see this post by Aviran for 3D printing option. Also, there is a post for wooden one. Hope this may help you. Good luck.
  3. Its really strange as these glass are bonded very well to sustain high air pressure. As you have mentioned that just with slight air pressure from closing a door it popped, it's really thing to worry. Better get it checked at service station, I hope this must be covered by warranty as manufacturing defect.
  4. Thanks Aviran for guiding me to suitable solution.
  5. Hi, something off topic. Is that black vinyl on B pillar? I mean why chevy think they still need to put B pillar black vinyl on a Black car. Oopss!! May be customer satisfaction that they too got it as other color cars.
  6. Spark have turbo here but with Diesel engine, not for gas. I am not sure if that can help you some way. Just to add, GM have shut their shop for domestic sell so getting direct from GM may be difficult. P.S. Spark was sold as Chevrolet Beat in India.
  7. Great work Aviran. I don't know why they made 4x6 grill, possibly this is most difficult to get same, atleast here in India. I can see Kicker and good brand 4x6 now available on Amazon but very costly due to high import duty. I too got stuck with this 4x6 speaker grill. 1st owner put 6inch speaker and electrician did horrible job. The rubber ring is pushing against frame and apparently both speaker are gone now. I tried with some paper stencil but not getting proper results. Do you have its 3D design image, if you can share? I don't have 3D printer, so will get it done on wood.
  8. I am not using Android auto as now a days driving very less. But with my Bluetooth headphones I frequently using OK Google Service. I have noticed that after google have launched the Google assistant (more formal OK Google Service) this problem is increased many folds. Didn't find any proper solution but when it occurs I just wait for some seconds and try again. One thing you can try for the app permission for contacts etc. And possibly if you have changed some privacy settings in main Google account.
  9. And neither our subject matter experts!! I respect to you guys, especially Bobby Msme and Retired old gearhead who brought us million of miles experience through the forum.
  10. He he.. this is possibly, magical wording reply each owner of production car wants to listen.
  11. Hi, After my recent cleanup, I put it on idling as I am not driving it much. Just plugged OBD2 adaptor and this time it gave 2 error code (1st time in 3 yrs). P0132, P0138 - O2 sensor high voltage (sensor1 &2). I am worried as I am not good with engine and transmission part. Just to add, for last 2 -3 weeks when I idle it, it smell like gas for while and when I checked in bonnet nothing found or smelled. Can someone suggest me what to do next? And if, this is minor or major issue?
  12. Update - Ok, so finally last week tried clearing the fault code and these not returned after that. Another thing noticed, 2 days back battery was out of juice, reason, it was sitting idle for last 2 months, although I keep engine running for 5 min in every 7-10days. Just a doubt, if low voltage from battery can generate such codes, as a side effect.
  13. I have 2010 LS 1.2L and I driven it fully occupied (3 adult, 2kid and bags in trunk, ~300kg) for 500-550km without issue so looking at your 1.4L engine it must be able to handle. Suspensions & tyres could be a thing. Since all load be in trunk so rear tyre could be touching the well area or gap will be less. Option, put some bag in rear seat area.
  14. This could be a perfect answer to GM/other car dealer who says any modifications outside will void warranty. (This is specially for India, my chevy service advisor marked LED bulb I fitted in parking lamp. Another one, when I went to buy VW Polo, they said aftermarket remote lock in base variant will void warranty).
  15. Confirm with them, if they have installed the GM accessories/optional part. Since GM must have covering GMA parts as well. Unlessthat's could be a complicated one.
  16. Only option, I can see, is to tap the speaker wire and connect to the sub. If you want to retain OEM head unit.
  17. Hi, anyone tried taking steering wheel out? I have some plan with the mentioned space on wheel. I am not afraid of airbag, as I don't have one. BTW mine is Chevy Spark (Beat in India) 2010 LS, also known as matiz creative.
  18. Hi, anyone tried taking steering wheel out? I have some plan with the mentioned space on wheel. I am not afraid of airbag, as I don't have one. BTW mine is Chevy Spark (Beat in India) 2010 LS, also known as matiz creative.
  19. Hi, I guess your spark too have antenna on front roof. Can you share some pics of shark fin you added, I am little concerned about look of shark fin on front roof? And also, how's reception after replacing it, since bigger antenna have better reception? Actually, I want to replace my whip type antenna with internal one but found no dummy piece which can cover the hole in roof so thinking to put a shark fin antenna.
  20. Hi, I am having a old model and not sure if you're asking for inside or outside handle liner. Since it holds when stretched so you can try putting double sided foam tape suitably thick to fill the gap. As I remember, mine have fixed moulded handle inside to pull down the hatch.
  21. Sorbet pink........aah. I guess my super red is better. I mean in pics itself it looks very dull.
  22. After few month finally got that the control switch is part of hatch lock. Now, I can make harness, except the plug which will fit to the hatch lock (though last option, I have metal pins from sealed connector which will work). But the bigger issue if Chevy already have pre-installed harness. I found recently during fog lamp install thay they already had harness in place for fog lamp, even for LS variant. While searching harness from hatch lock to cargo lamp, today I broken 3 clip of rear plastic trim. Do anyone have LS variant, 2010 especially from India, who can confirm me about wiring? I really not want to waste time in making own harness, if GM have hidden required one.
  23. Mine is 2010 and its 29k km. Its a car to love indeed. Apart from Spark, Suzuki Swift is car which I like for looks and performance.
  24. Thanks Mr.Tozzi. I am thinking of same and will see if existing relay box have enough space to hide the big 40amp relay. Meanwhile, planning to install cheap 12$ lamp. After searching net, seen some adaptor which can convert one bulb mount in other. I will see if I can get adaptor which can allow to is H11 bulb (factory setup, 35w) in HB3 lamp. Update - Installed cheap lamps for interim solution. Results are good, will check how effective they are in next road trip. I will try to make a adaptor for fixing H8/H27 bulb in my projector. Till then, expecting the current lamps will hold good.
  25. Bobby, its good to know that you can unlock via app and key. So it was just matter of sound. Just forgot that its 2017 so even that minor thing can be fixed in next service under warranty.