Anyone experience poor services at VW Car & Cars ? Just wonder whether I am the one of the few or many !

29 Mar 2006
miniboy Quote:
"Formerly posted by Kelvin_Sim:
Hi all,

I am considering a VW. Is the servicing for it much more expensive than the Jap cars? And do you think it can last the full 10yrs? Currently consid...
26 Aug 2006
Moustache1610 No the $250 is purportted to cover labout cost of taking out old battery and putting in the new battery plus checking all other related components to confirm that they are not contributing to the b...
26 Aug 2006
substance138 If you guys want to know more about VWs whether their servicing is good or bad you can head down to Kallang KFC/Mac carpark there is going to be a Golf Gti GTG today from 430 to 630.
26 Aug 2006
Moustache1610 Just a clarification. Although I am not happy with the servicing, I am very happy with my previous Passat and the current Golf.
26 Aug 2006
buGGie i had my battery changed recently for less then 200 for my previous car .... so i guess as long as u bring it to an outside workshop, its ok.

the mechanics will just plug the vag com port into ...
26 Aug 2006
Moustache1610 I had a purist mentality last time but now I am selective in going back to Cars & Cars. I tried Servotronic.
26 Aug 2006
buGGie there's CAG auto as well, if you wanna try.

i like servo. always look for dennis.....
26 Aug 2006
Moustache1610 Location?
26 Aug 2006
My current car is approaching 4yrs old and I'm thinking whether to change to a new car or continue driving the current car. Understand that the actual cost of owning a car is its depreciation. Can ...

10 Aug 2006
substance138 How many years loan did you take up the 7yrs or the 10yrs? From what I know the 7yrs loan you have to drive a min of 5 yrs before you scrap that will probably breakeven if not it would be 10% depre...
10 Aug 2006
buGGie aiyo, v difficult to tell you online. cos there are lotsa things to consider....... eg: loan balance, sale price, new loan etc.

come for our meetups, we can all share our experience with you. if...
10 Aug 2006
AG72 Tks for your replies, guys.

Have checked on car trade-in value, and loan redemption amount. Had just break even.

Also tried working out the AD before. But I'm not sure shld it be over 10yrs (...
11 Aug 2006
Evan Hi AG72, the Annual Depre is calculated over 10 yrs because that is the "legal" time length where you can own the car without renewing the COE. If you have taken a 7 yr loan, you might be approachi...
11 Aug 2006
Skye Quote:
"Formerly posted by AG72:
Tks for your replies, guys.

Have checked on car trade-in value, and loan redemption amount. Had just break even.

Also tried working out the AD before. But I'm...
13 Aug 2006
triggerpuff Welcome back bro!!
14 Aug 2006
Skye Haha... thanks for the hearty reception bro
14 Aug 2006
Not sure if many here are fans of hatchbacks! but i just found a webbie with the new Audi S3 out!(a sports of version of Audi's hatchback).. It kinda looks awesome though but the price seems to be ...

3 Aug 2006
substance138 Hearsay the price of car reaching our shores would be an approx. 200K. Don't quote me on that. I had the chance to try the older S3 in Melbourne. Handling and power is awesome. The other powerhouse...
3 Aug 2006
substance138 http://www.cartype.com/page.cfm?id=1055&alph=ALL

The new RS 3 prodcuing a 3.2L V6 turbocharged engine.........so have to start saving money
3 Aug 2006
KinkyKing Quote:
"Formerly posted by substance138:
http://www.cartype.com/page.cfm?id=1055&alph=ALL

The new RS 3 prodcuing a 3.2L V6 turbocharged engine.........so have to start saving money"

Woah bro....
4 Aug 2006
KinkyKing Quote:
"Formerly posted by Char:
The Renaultsport Clio 197 is also very juicy!
http://driving.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,12929-2289844,00.html

"

Bro... The renault Is quite a cool looking pi...
4 Aug 2006
substance138 Another hot hatch contestant in the category Seat Leon Cupra.
7 Aug 2006
triggerpuff


Droolsome....







Looks a little like a Mazda 3 GT from this angle, don't cha think??





7 Aug 2006
substance138 Wah trigger that was fast he!he!he!he!he!. All these hot hatches are giving the saloon cars a run for their money......
7 Aug 2006
triggerpuff I think the pseudo-rear diffuser look is overdone already.... every new car or bodykit seems to have that. Even the EVO has a fake one!!
7 Aug 2006
KinkyKing Wah trigger... dude... where'd ya snag that man! .... *drool*drool*
7 Aug 2006
substance138


Another super hot contestant......
The VW Golf GTi edition 30
9 Aug 2006
I did an experiment on it before. Here's my journal posted in the Subaru Forum sometime back. Enjoy!!!

Hi all,

I have seen many posts on this Broquet thingy. Some swear by it, while others ...

26 Jul 2006
substance138 Sometimes I feel about those gimmicks saying that it can increase hp and save fuel can be quite skeptical. I feel that good driving habits will help in saving petrol.
26 Jul 2006
neutral Good experiment. The truth usually comes from the end user whos actually used the products and not from the maker test results. Eber has also installed the Brouquet thing. Accordingly to him, the b...
26 Jul 2006
triggerpuff Test would have been better if same brand and octane of petrol was used. Switching octane of petrol usually has some effect on FC.

Good test, nonetheless!!
27 Jul 2006
akira Great writeup! I kinda done this before, but more other mods. Your experience only goes to further confirm the truth we all know... It's the driver that makes the difference
27 Jul 2006
lightfinger Quote:
"Formerly posted by substance138:
Sometimes I feel about those gimmicks saying that it can increase hp and save fuel can be quite skeptical. I feel that good driving habits will help in savi...
2 Aug 2006
Hi all, anybody has a good grooming workshop to recommend? Grooming may include seats shampooing, etc. Also a ballpark figure on cost please. thanks

26 Jun 2006
substance138 You can try this shop Studio 12 Lot Commonwealth Carmall Tel : 81808290. Look for this guy Jonathan. Price I am not very sure but he does for most of the VAGSG cars.
26 Jun 2006
Evan Thanks substance138!
27 Jun 2006
discoburg What about shops that do the cleaning of the roof upholstery?
15 Jul 2006
Orac Why not call this uncle lim to come to your place to polish and wax.

He charge only $40
contact 93826234.

I just did 2 cars with him this week...very impressed with the results and price-wise.
20 Jul 2006
I want to buy Honda Accord 2.0 liter, please advise any good and reliable PI in Singapore ? CR Resouces claim they sell 1,000 units per month and the largest PI here. Is it credible and reliable?
...

12 Jun 2006
ifconfig can try leco motor last heard the accord is around 80k.
12 Jun 2006
substance138 You can try Cartimes. I bought my Mark X from there. Quite good service.
13 Jun 2006
neutral Go to www.???.com and you can find quite a number of PI and their prices. Enjoy your shopping.

http://www.???.com/new_cars/new_listing.php?MOD=&PR1=0&PR2=&TP=Any&PI=y&sb.x=37&sb.y=8
13 Jun 2006
triggerpuff Quote:
"Formerly posted by substance138:
You can try Cartimes. I bought my Mark X from there. Quite good service."

Mark X?? What happened to your Euro R??
13 Jun 2006
substance138 Quote:
"Formerly posted by triggerpuff:
Quote:
"Formerly posted by substance138:
You can try Cartimes. I bought my Mark X from there. Quite good service."

Mark X?? What happened to your Euro R??...
14 Jun 2006
Have anyone bought their cars from this PI before?
Good or bad pls post...
i feel they offer good package with the pricing...
as compared to other PI.. their pricing has been quite reasonable.....

12 Jun 2006
Skye One thing to take note of other than just the price is the "absolute" OMV of the car you are getting. This will differ from PI to PI and batch to batch
13 Jun 2006
substance138 Nowadays P.I and agent's car prices doesnt really make a difference unless you are going after the higher OMV from P.Is and JDM cars. I reckon what P.Is can offer the agent's too can offer. If I am...
13 Jun 2006
accyt1978 i'm thinking of getting the Honda Fit 2007...
i'm very interested in it...
from what i see from ???... their pricing is quite reasonable and it comes with everything...minus the body kit.. but th...
13 Jun 2006
Roy Quote:
"Formerly posted by accyt1978:
Have anyone bought their cars from this PI before?
Good or bad pls post...
i feel they offer good package with the pricing...
as compared to other PI.. the...
20 Jun 2006
Womandriver hi, i just bought a toyota rush from this one-man show PI - titan automobile. not too bad - could literally rush out my order for me.
24 Jun 2006
Evan Hi womandriver, welcome to oneshift! Tell us more about your Toyota Rush when you get it
25 Jun 2006
Womandriver Hi Eber

Thanks for the welcome! have been reading this forum for a few months and finally decided to join in..

about my toyota rush - collected it yesterday, and so far so good (only 1-day o...
25 Jun 2006
neutral Great! Just in time for our Project C stage II.

And probably to join us for the meet up? or even drive up?
26 Jun 2006
buGGie i happen to know 1 hua yang outlet manager and another fren knows a pretty good sales person. if need contact for huayang, let me know.
26 Jun 2006
Sandy335i I dealt with Hua Yang Enterprise and had a negative experience:
1. Price quoted was deliberately obscured with lots of hidden charges
2. Salesperson used misleading terms said there was no deposit pa...
12 Aug 2016
Vote for the events for the subsequent months. Don't be shy, join us for another memorable trip!

April 2006 - GO-Kart Theme
1. Pemas Jaya -
2. Sepang - neutral, triggerpuff
3. unknown new t...

14 Mar 2006
akira Quote:
"Formerly posted by neutral:
If Oct, any objection? "

Yes, no sponsors for free tires and engines :p

Keke, I'm fine with Oct.
23 Aug 2006
kittymeow thanks thanks

will just see to the majority...
23 Aug 2006
Just went thru the New Paper webby and I realised that NTU actually has this motor fest...I suppose it wasn't really spectacular based on the pics provided here: https://newpaper.asia1.com.sg/happen...

13 Apr 2006
Evan Jostian, I think the NTU motor fest is organised by CarBuyer. It was publicised alot in the recent publications.
13 Apr 2006
substance138 Actually I went to the motor fest and it was quite disappointing.
13 Apr 2006
buGGie i went to the fest too.... disappointing. only got couple of ferarris, porsche, 1 alfa gt, 1 clio, meserati..... ya, and the self proclaimed fastest evo too.

i think the car park for visitors go...
13 Apr 2006
Jostian Yar, I seriously think we should go out and help those poor kiddies to organise something really showable...Not just some kiddy-secondary-school-project-work kinda festival...
14 Apr 2006
GO-KARTING @ SEPANG & SHOPPING @ KL




Date: 29 - 30 April 2006

We are planning a drive up to Speang for a Go-Karting session and a one-night over in KL in April!! It will be a leisurely dri...

16 Mar 2006
Guys, check out what I spotted at my work place carpark today!! Woah!! Wonder what the pimples do.... generate vortex so that there is turbulent air around the car, leading to higher energy levels ...

4 Apr 2006
akira Ultimate gross... they remind me of fridge magnets...
4 Apr 2006
buGGie hmmmm, u think the pimples will slow down the car? cos will add more friction....
4 Apr 2006
Skye Saw the same car driving along CTE. An "uncle" was driving it. Maybe it was leaking at multiple areas?
5 Apr 2006
Jostian Yucks.....Don't know what the fella was thinking...Or maybe, it's just a mischievious prank...And the "uncle" couldn't afford to get rid of it or something...maybe he likes all these dots on his ca...
5 Apr 2006
substance138 I have seen this car while I was walking my dog in my estate. Looks like the car has an outbreak of Acne. Any dermatologist in the house........
5 Apr 2006
Evan I know liao! you know those metal floorboards with studs for traction found on buses, etc? That has to be the inspiration!
5 Apr 2006
triggerpuff If you look closely, the front and back rims are different in sizes. This car comes complete with racing seats and four point harness.

And if you are wondering what he used to make those pimples...
5 Apr 2006
kittymeow saw this car being posted in some other car forums....maybe someone could interview the car owner if there's a chance why he did this
5 Apr 2006
neutral The car is in stealth mode for radar detection. Radar reflectors. Must be ...hahahaha..
5 Apr 2006
spark_plug Actually, its a classified Mit EVO XI prototype. Just off the plans. Unfortunate that Trigger and some of you managed to see it. Radar Deflection studs all over the car to trick TP that its travell...
5 Apr 2006
Hey guys I will start first, my dream track car :

Model : Honda Integra Type R ( DC5R )
Bonnet : Seibon Carbon Fibre
Suspension : HKS Hipermax II
Rims : 17 inch Gram Lights 57c
Brake Kits : ...

24 Mar 2006
ifconfig hahaha... these can be fulfil one lah... if you work towards, these will not be dreams but reality
24 Mar 2006
neutral Well, I would say it could be "dream" or "reality".

Why I still consider it as "dream" - some people may not want to modify their own cars to such extend and go for the race track (heart pain & ...
25 Mar 2006
terrryken HONDA F1 CAR!!!
25 Mar 2006
Cruizer My dream car: Batmobile.....
29 Mar 2006
triggerpuff Zonda S is my dream...
30 Mar 2006
ifconfig hmm.. i thought your dream car is M5, triggerpuff? so fast change liao arh
30 Mar 2006
triggerpuff Quote:
"Formerly posted by ifconfig:
hmm.. i thought your dream car is M5, triggerpuff? so fast change liao arh "

It still is but the ultimate one is still Zonda S... hee...
30 Mar 2006
ifconfig Quote:
"Formerly posted by Char:
Unrealistic dreams: 911, GT3, Elise"

maybe when you struck Toto/Sweep, those will become reality
30 Mar 2006
ifconfig Quote:
"Formerly posted by triggerpuff:
It still is but the ultimate one is still Zonda S... hee... "

waah... but guess we all fickle-minded, when new better things come, we want to get them
30 Mar 2006
Motor racing makes comeback with Tuas track

By SAMUEL EE


(SINGAPORE) Car racing will return to Singapore. Work on a permanent track costing at least US$15 million starts soon at Tuas, con...

24 Mar 2006
Evan Good news! Perhaps a flanking strategy to get LTA to loosen up on modifications? It's good either way for driving enthusiasts.
24 Mar 2006
ifconfig a good start somehow.
24 Mar 2006
Jostian Wait till got money first...Then I buy power power car go and race...heeheehee...now still poor kid...can only see lor...
25 Mar 2006
Dear all, I've been through an accident recently before CNY...It's been traumatic...Lost all my "balls" on the road...Anybody here who wants to share their accident or emergency experiences? It wou...

24 Mar 2006
substance138 Like what Char say take down his/her particulars and h/p number. Write a brief accident encounter just in case words against words. If you have a camera hp take the damages. If injuries report poli...
24 Mar 2006
Cruizer Well, if you have met with 1 accident, chances is that the next few months you will drive like a tortise.

My frist accident:
Old Toyota Corolla, skidded into the back of a 4 days old Toyota Co...
29 Mar 2006
P3 Bro if i'm not wrong, passenger cannot be witness. Witness is a third-party.
If got injuries, call 995 and police would be down too. Photo would be useful if accident cars were not shift yet. But ...
17 May 2006
Anyone done ECU mapping for their rides? Experience how? There was this guy nicknamed Harmony who did it for a while. Just curious whether it's worth it for this stealth mod.

15 Mar 2006
hondata for my car, it's a type R mob and it increases from original to right now 147hbp which is dynotuned and tested.
10 May 2007
neutral So how much does it cost total? Considering now, hands and legs all itchy...haha..
10 May 2007
hondata actually it cost SGD680 for the mapping of the ECU, SGD200 for the tuning and SGD100 for the test.
11 May 2007
hondata my advise to you is that before you start with the mapping, please enhance your brakes, tyres and handling 1st before any of this sort of mob is done.
11 May 2007
neutral Thanks bro. The cost seems reasonable. Can I have the shop name or contact? You can PM me. Thanks again.

My tyres have already been enhanced to 225/45R17 to give more stability. Will definitely ...
11 May 2007
muffet871 Yo Hondata....sounds very interesting and intersted. Can you tell me the shop or PM me? Thanx alot
7 Oct 2007
neutral Hi muffet871, the guy no longer do tunning. He just do minor mod to engine trottle and ignition cable.
8 Oct 2007

9 Mar 2006
triggerpuff Quote:
"Formerly posted by Cruizer:
Quote:
"Formerly posted by triggerpuff:
My OC's fren works in Pirelli, let me check with her..."

Hi TriggerPuff, Cruizer here.
Can check how much does a P6 c...
14 Mar 2006
Cruizer Thanks Pal.
I think my tyre config is 205-16" Very standard.
14 Mar 2006
ifconfig how about Hankook tires? any experience?
15 Mar 2006
substance138 Hi guys I just changed my tyres to the Pirelli P-Zero Neros. If you guys want I too have a friend who works in Pirelli. My tyres are 18/40/225. E-mail me if you guys want to have the pricing. Not n...
15 Mar 2006
triggerpuff Any bros on Federal SS595? Read a bit and it seems quite good, even outperforming my SP900 and Falken ST115.
18 Mar 2006
triggerpuff Wow, Federals are really cheap!! Got a place quote me less than $130 each for 215/45R17!! That place also quote me $175 for Yokohama DNA DB... how??? Torn between Ultra High Performance and Low Rid...
20 Mar 2006
Skye Haha...well, it always comes back to the same list of priorities. What's most important to you? Noise/Comfort levels? Price? Wet/Dry grip? Durability? Of course, as Cruizer says, cheaper means can ...
21 Mar 2006
neutral Quote:
"Formerly posted by triggerpuff:
Wow, Federals are really cheap!! Got a place quote me less than $130 each for 215/45R17!! That place also quote me $175 for Yokohama DNA DB... how??? Torn be...
21 Mar 2006
bluecollar Hi Akira

That's the rim I have shortlist, how much you paid for it and where? Will go for 10 spoke like yours. Please advise.
21 Mar 2006
triggerpuff Quote:
"Formerly posted by neutral:
Quote:
"Formerly posted by triggerpuff:
Wow, Federals are really cheap!! Got a place quote me less than $130 each for 215/45R17!! That place also quote me $175 f...
21 Mar 2006
Looks like some topics have disappeared from the forums.

14 Mar 2006
neutral Yes indeed. There is a hiccup yesterday and all the postings from morning were gone. You may have to repost your topic again. Sorry for the inconvenience.
14 Mar 2006
INAUGURAL ONESHIFT.COM DRIVE-AWAY - FRAISER HILL!!

We are planning a drive up to Fraiser Hills for a one-night over in March!! It will be a leisurely drive up (convoy) on a saturday morning and ...

12 Feb 2006
Taking a poll. Which will you go for?

A3 sportsback



Golf


15 Nov 2005
Evan Not golf GTI rite? The A3. Is it available here in SG?
16 Nov 2005
substance138 I would beliee both are the 1.6l version. Yes the A3 Sportsback is in Singapore except for the A3 2.0T FSI which will only arrive in December. The first showroom model has been sold @ 140K plus plus.
17 Nov 2005
Catch this video putting us man to shame.......


https://www.lancerregister.com/downloadvideo.php?id=126

19 Oct 2005
Evan hmmm, besides the woman driver and bad commentary (hahaah), she mean to say the Evo9 has regressed?!
19 Oct 2005
EvilJoe I'm surprised the 9 is slower given extra horses coming from the FQ320 treatment in UK.
19 Oct 2005
akira I can't tell if it was the FQ320 or the std Evo9... But perhaps the Evo9 is more comfy compared to the Evo6 in terms of ride...
19 Oct 2005
SIM37 Quote:
"Formerly posted by Eber:
hmmm, besides the woman driver and bad commentary (hahaah), she mean to say the Evo9 has regressed?!"

You're saying Vicki Hendersen is a bad driver with bad comm...
19 Oct 2005
Evan Quote:
"Formerly posted by SIM37:
Quote:
"Formerly posted by Eber:
hmmm, besides the woman driver and bad commentary (hahaah), she mean to say the Evo9 has regressed?!"

You're saying Vicki Hende...
20 Oct 2005
SIM37 Ah ok, no offence taken.

My opinion, between the few of them, I still find Tiff Nedells more eloquent. The period in time where Tiff and Vicki were taking pop shots at each other with their comp...
20 Oct 2005
SIM37 Back to the Evo issue.

Seriously, I think they've gone downhill from 7 onwards. Relying too much on electronically controlled driving. Not only has the street model been heading the wrong way, t...
20 Oct 2005
Gaidon hmm... are there anymore EVO 6 out there for sale?
Thinking of changing to that..
20 Oct 2005

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