Hi

I'm a new driver of Honda Jazz...can the experts out there tell me whether I shld use petrol 95 or 98 for my car? My car agent told me 95 is good enough. But a friend said that 95 is for o...

9 Nov 2007
went for a test drive today. Both very comfortable. Any advice from any Seniors?
Latio vs Avante
Price 58.5K vs 56.5K
Japan vs Korea

8 Nov 2007
sumo It's ultimately your choice, but for this amount of money invested, do think twice before going for Korean. Most Korean cars give problems after a certain mileage. Ask the cab drivers who drive the...
10 Nov 2007
chongsf I was at one time attracted to Avante. But when I find that most of my friends are driving japanese cars. And also I afraid that the FC for avante might not be that good, I decided to go for Japane...
11 Nov 2007
nrafee Thanks bro chongsf, sumo, mojo and kkchai for the valuable reply.

need to think farther.

so other then the physical attraction,let me find out how bad the resell value is and how expensive i...
11 Nov 2007
chongsf You might want to consider Suzuki SX4 Sedan, made in japan, VVT engine. Pricing wise similar to avante and lower than latio.
11 Nov 2007
NothingToDo nrafee, r u looking at better value or performance? From yr mentioned of price, worry of resale value, maintenance.... it would seem u are more concern on value. Also, maybe u want to chk out yr kn...
13 Nov 2007
chongsf If I am not wrong, Latio interest rate is 2.5% while Avante is 2.8% (or 2.88%) if you take 7 or 10 years loan.
13 Nov 2007
nrafee hyundai is 2.5%
:)

resell value is indeed a worry.. unless i dun sell the car right?
13 Nov 2007
sumo If you don't intend to sell your car before COE expire, then please go for a Japanese car. Maintenance cost for Korean cars go up drastically as the car ages, where as Japanese cars are much more m...
15 Nov 2007
atht71 Latio all the way for me !!!!!!!!
I dunno about Avante. I have been driving my Latio for a year already and I am very happy that i choose Latio. FC wise varies I could get a low 12km/ltr with a he...
15 Nov 2007
Hi I'm plan to get a car, dwon the list to lancer and cerato.
whis is better?
Thanks.

7 Nov 2007
nick71 joycelym are you driving a lancer GLX? how is it? anything to share with?
12 Nov 2007
kkchai Quote:
"Formerly posted by nick71:
sorry bro and sis...i think too much also worry too much already. it look like lancer GLX is better choose them any others range in my budget."

Bro, don't be s...
12 Nov 2007
ztcc78 agree with joycelym.. get the lancer
as long as u do not mod the car.. its a normal affortable family car
dun get confuse with too many choices else u gonna have headache
hope u set ur mind soon...
12 Nov 2007
MnM Quote:
"Formerly posted by nick71:
i'm looking for a family car, i got children ...but not MPV tpye.
budget around 50k+, any good advise."

Yo nick, I dont want to affect your thinking, 50k+ bud...
12 Nov 2007
sumo Hey nick, your list seems to be going the other way. Thought you already narrowed to lancer and cerato? Mnm has got a very good breakdown of cost incurred for owning and running a car. Don't bust y...
13 Nov 2007
NothingToDo Quote:
"Formerly posted by nick71:
Hi I'm plan to get a car, dwon the list to lancer and cerato.
whis is better?
Thanks."

LANCER as personal preference.

There is no better or not when choo...
13 Nov 2007
nick71 Thx.for all good info, i'm visting C&C showroom this coming weekend,
thinking with itme the SE can throw in for me.
14 Nov 2007
Roj
Anyone got recommendation for car shop to dress up the car?
have you guys heard of silent ( at commonwealth area ) and FabousX ( at ubi area) ?? are they good?

13 Nov 2007
NothingToDo Heard from some other forums that silent SE is not knowlegable. They will try to sell u whatever you want instead of providing you advice. U may want to do yr homework on the products u want before...
13 Nov 2007
Roj Quote:
"Formerly posted by NothingToDo:
Heard from some other forums that silent SE is not knowlegable. They will try to sell u whatever you want instead of providing you advice. U may want to do y...
13 Nov 2007
NothingToDo Oh sori. I dont dress up my car one I am one lazy bugger that finds stock parts more than ok for me liao. If I feel like, I wil only go to stamford tyres along Lok Yang to shop for little interior ...
13 Nov 2007
ztcc78 there are many good shops out there hard to state all
below are the listing for a few..

Car Beauty
Blk 1065 Car Beauty Centre
Eunos Ave 4 #01-172.

Classic Auto Deco
53 Ubi Ave 1
#05...
13 Nov 2007
accyt1978 Quote:
"Formerly posted by Roj:
Anyone got recommendation for car shop to dress up the car?
have you guys heard of silent ( at commonwealth area ) and FabousX ( at ubi area) ?? are they good? "

...
13 Nov 2007
Roj Quote:
"Formerly posted by ztcc78:
there are many good shops out there hard to state all
below are the listing for a few..

Car Beauty
Blk 1065 Car Beauty Centre
Eunos Ave 4 #01-172.

Cla...
14 Nov 2007
Hi guys,

i am considering buying a new car. However, before i do so, i need to plan my finance carefully. I was just wondering, what are the actual costs involved when i am getting a new car.
...

31 Oct 2007
There are a few options:

1. Give it to friends or relatives
2. Use it as your spare phone
3. Donate it to charity
4. Sell it on the internet
5. Trade in at a 2nd hand dealer

I nearly went...

4 Oct 2007
joycelym Same as cars.. Old Model last ! Look at VW Beetle...
5 Oct 2007
krazygal07 hmmm.. as i change my phone almost every 1.5 to 2 years.. i would go for option 5.. in order to haf enuff $$ to upgrade to a better phone..
5 Oct 2007
vinceyeo I change my hp every year also and due to my business plan with M1 I get a voucher to subsidize the cost. Normally I will use option 5 as its the easiest and quite frankly I cannot be bothered to w...
5 Oct 2007
ztcc78 i will go for option 1-3 else i would go for my option 6..
6. trade in with mobile shop (M1, Singtel or Starhub)

not option 4.. cos lazy to waste time and trouble
not option 5.. cos i have my ...
5 Oct 2007
vinceyeo Quote:
"Formerly posted by ztcc78:
i will go for option 1-3 else i would go for my option 6..
6. trade in with mobile shop (M1, Singtel or Starhub)

not option 4.. cos lazy to waste time and tro...
5 Oct 2007
acooper1 I usually use them as spare phones, in case my current cellphone breaks down. I've had some good trade-ins too.

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mazda sway bar link | mazda tail...
18 Oct 2007
MnM 1st phone N8850, used 2yr sold to friend
2nd phone N6xxx forgot the model, tio cheated export set used less then 3months trade in 2nd hand N6600
3rd phone 2nd hand N6600, used less then 6 months ...
31 Oct 2007
NothingToDo 1st phone - Notel dont noe wat model, hit ppl can kill one (gave to my parents, end up as toy phone to my kid)
2nd phone - Samsung N-100, open front pad type (gave to my parents, today still using...
31 Oct 2007
newwheels NothingToDo, selling on the net definitely fetches a better price than trading-in as do not need to factor in the cut by middleman. But must be patient enough to wait for a buyer If no hurry for m...
31 Oct 2007
NothingToDo Oh yes, w/o a doubt it will fetch better price. If I cannot sell, most likely keep it as paper weight
31 Oct 2007
I heard dis on a wedding recep,

The equation for marriage is 1+1=1, when u get married, u'll lose half of u n gain half, dis is how the equation works..

So b4 u r married its 90% feel n 10% w...

30 Sep 2007
4 days in Beijing...I notice Toyota isnt so popular over there.
The 5 most common make are...

VW---mostly Pasat.
Audi--- mostly A4.
Hyundai---older model
Honda---mostly accord 2.4
Maz...

22 Oct 2007
ztcc78 so which of these cars was used as cab there?
went to chiangmai(thai) a Camry 2.0 bring me to n fro..
22 Oct 2007
kkchai According to a Chinese mainland friend, some still dislike Japanese brand. But near to HK border, Guangdong, Chinese there like Toyota and Hondas car.

VW have an assembly plant there, should be ...
22 Oct 2007
iNDS bro i tink they never support Japan made cars ah!!!
22 Oct 2007
joycelym Due to history/politics?
22 Oct 2007
sumo Most common car models are made in China. VW is biggest in Shanghai (factory for VW/Audi is there). Audi is the most common for hotel limo. Citroen and Hyundai are big in Beijing (factory there). P...
24 Oct 2007
antidote so i guess we cant really say that china boycotts jap made cars!

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honda engine parts | honda emblems | honda performance parts
31 Oct 2007
NothingToDo No lah. Its not tat they boycott Jap cars. If they r so patriotic, most will buy dong feng, geely, etc etc. Its the price tat counts. VW has factory in China tat caters to domestic mrk... tats thei...
31 Oct 2007
3 idiots in the video probably weigh 200kgs combined and they want a man in his 70s to ferry them on his human-powered trishaw. When they decided they have made enough fun of the poor man, they pre...

29 Oct 2007
bearie77 They r so freaking evil.. Will kick their ass if i c them.. let them try some singapore chili... Throw them dwn singapore river... IDIOTS.. ISBW
29 Oct 2007
iNDS Quote:
"Formerly posted by bearie77:
They r so freaking evil.. Will kick their ass if i c them.. let them try some singapore chili... Throw them dwn singapore river... IDIOTS.. ISBW"


sister ta...
30 Oct 2007
sumo ...What goes around comes around....the blokes have already determined their fate.
30 Oct 2007
mEimEi they r real A****LE... kick them dw river too easy for them. shld throw them into a pool of cow dung man..
30 Oct 2007
acooper1 :fighting:

how mean. and totally unfair.

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early Christmas wishlist:
- nissan altima performance parts
- nissan aftermarket parts
- nissan brakes
30 Oct 2007
ztcc78 this seems to become a big news
was posted on newpaper today..
31 Oct 2007
NothingToDo NNB eh CCB. Dont let me c them on the st. They better hv left here for gd and dont ever come back. Fuuking foreigners no father mother one. No respect for senior citizens. One gd example of CB fore...
31 Oct 2007
MnM Quote:
"Formerly posted by ztcc78:
this seems to become a big news
was posted on newpaper today.."
this morning radio station also got thier new, ask ppl call in to express their views lol... chn...
2 Nov 2007
joycelym Today on front page THE NEWPAPER again.. think this issue has gone worldwide..even in Britain's daily newspaper.

I share the same sentiments with the old man's family...
2 Nov 2007
I come across this system on the website, just curious to know if anyone has used the system and if it really works. Thanks.

https://www.t3bsystem.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=46...

9 Oct 2007
ztcc78 wah.. first time i hear of this too..
hope this thing really works..
9 Oct 2007
iNDS wohhhhh.....stock market kinda thingy huh....
im not to it...only buy "chiken stock" for my cooking niah...

but read thru and sounds rewarding huh??

cheers
10 Oct 2007
mojo Quote:
"Formerly posted by neutral:
I come across this system on the website, just curious to know if anyone has used the system and if it really works. Thanks.

11 Oct 2007
sumo There are plenty around, but the biggers winners are the founders of the companies. No harm looking into this, but don't fall for it hook, line and sinker.
11 Oct 2007
neutral It seems like a kind of trading strategies....need to attend their training seminars.

But the overview is free, while the actual needs to pay I think.

You guys interested? Maybe we can go dow...
11 Oct 2007
mojo yeah, I'm in
11 Oct 2007
neutral This Friday got one free preview, details as follows;

T3B Training Centre @ Le Meridien Hotel, 100 Orchard Road, #03-17/18/19, next to Hotel Lobby. (Hotel beside Istana, diagonally opposite Dhob...
11 Oct 2007
NothingToDo Just curious, how did the seminar go? and wat r d results?
28 Oct 2007
neutral Sorry guys, I never go.
29 Oct 2007
Looking at what is happening around us, hearing some of the horror stories our friends shared, I can't help but to think, does people still take interest in what they do anymore or they are only in...

25 Oct 2007
It was reported in the Straits Time and Chinese papers that Mr Regan Lee, the man involved in the fatal (MX 5) test drive crash which killed the sales person, the late Ms Angelia He, back in octobe...

5 Apr 2007
Just to inform ypu guys out there who drive to Vivocity, rem next time just park inside the Vivo city carpark.. Coz i got this unlucky encounter when i park at the carpark beside the hawker centre ...

25 Oct 2007
neutral This is strange. You should challenge the URA to have a face to face talk with the parking attendant since you are genuine in your display of coupons. Unless there is another side of stories.

Fo...
25 Oct 2007
ahua2207 Ya lor i agree with you, i already appeal then they say i might tore the coupon after patrolling officer walked away, but On the spot i called them to send another officer to verify but the lady ju...
25 Oct 2007
NothingToDo Wah Piang, dont scare me leh, I park there very often one u know... on some occasions, I dont put coupon altogether but so far nvr got any

U shld challenge them to the end
25 Oct 2007
kokbeng I don't like the officers who like to anyhow issue summon. But it is not wise to speak aggressively or somehow provoke them. Wish u luck for the case.
28 Oct 2007
sumo No matter what, you're at the mercy of their decision. Appeal the case, especially when you're right (and have witnesses). Ask them for their procedures for such cases where an honest citizen has b...
30 Oct 2007
Jemmy Just want to find out, to what level of authority does the parking wardens have? As in, what are the offences they can book you for? Can they take down your number and not book you on the spot then...
1 Nov 2007
TrollR Quote:
"Formerly posted by Jemmy:
Just want to find out, to what level of authority does the parking wardens have? As in, what are the offences they can book you for? Can they take down your number...
2 Nov 2007
Hello all, just signed up to this online community. Anyway I have a question regarding solar films. I recently installed 3M Solar film on my car, and it seems that it is clear and there is no darke...

25 Oct 2007
faineant I tried parking beside a car with no tint, on a sunny day. Seems like the reflection is the same. By the way, I was showed a brochure and I'm pretty sure what he showed me was darker than what is o...
25 Oct 2007
ztcc78 Quote:
"Formerly posted by faineant:
I just naturally thought solar films would normally be darker right? "
it has to depend the % of tint u requested..
chk with ur SE on ur % of film darkest fir...
25 Oct 2007
accyt1978 Quote:
"Formerly posted by faineant:
Hello all, just signed up to this online community. Anyway I have a question regarding solar films. I recently installed 3M Solar film on my car, and it seems t...
26 Oct 2007
faineant Hey guys, anyway I contacted 3M and they said they'll replace it for me F.O.C. Good news for me I guess.
900 is xiong? Okay, thanks, next time I need anything I go eBay look for vouchers! haha.
...
26 Oct 2007
joycelym Quote:
"Formerly posted by faineant:
Hey guys, anyway I contacted 3M and they said they'll replace it for me F.O.C. Good news for me I guess.
900 is xiong? Okay, thanks, next time I need anything...
26 Oct 2007
faineant Hello, haha! knife? no knife la!
Sweet talk them over the phone! I guess my persuasive skills are quite good. Muahaha.
27 Oct 2007
joycelym Quote:
"Formerly posted by faineant:
Hello, haha! knife? no knife la!
Sweet talk them over the phone! I guess my persuasive skills are quite good. Muahaha. "

Eh.. teach me your POR LOR SOH skil...
27 Oct 2007
accyt1978 Quote:
"Formerly posted by faineant:
Hello, haha! knife? no knife la!
Sweet talk them over the phone! I guess my persuasive skills are quite good. Muahaha. "

it's easy to replace... come on.. h...
27 Oct 2007
faineant Haha thats right ACCYT1978 ! Few plastic films definitely do not cost much. But from a customer's point of view, you would be pleased too wouldn't you?
Its not about whether its a cost to the com...
27 Oct 2007
accyt1978 Quote:
"Formerly posted by faineant:
Haha thats right ACCYT1978 ! Few plastic films definitely do not cost much. But from a customer's point of view, you would be pleased too wouldn't you?
Its no...
27 Oct 2007
Everyone...apologize again if this seems to be a silly question. Feel so paiseh....

I used to ride taxis where there is a limit imposed on one passenger in front and 3 adult passengers behi...

24 Oct 2007
kkchai What I knew from a cab driver is they get penalty and fine if caught. So beside the driver, only can be seated by 4 adults or 3 adults, 2 kids or 2 adults, 4kids...

I don't think the law allow y...
24 Oct 2007
neutral The number of people can be carried is stated in your vehicle log card. By law, you are not allowed to carry more than the stipulated numbers. But do bear in mind that sometimes, 1 adult = 2 kids. ...
24 Oct 2007
Nano Does laden and unladen weight play a part in this constraint...
24 Oct 2007
sumo Rule of thumb: Number of passengers that sit in your car = Number of seat belts available in your car. Anything more than that and you're at the mercy of the TP and insurance company (in the event ...
24 Oct 2007
NothingToDo Its more of a case of anything happens, rule applies. Nothing happens, rule is a guide.

Unlike in OZ, SG rules on this is very vague. In OZ, the driver would be fine big time if caught.

Tak...
25 Oct 2007
neutral Quote:
"Formerly posted by Nano:
Does laden and unladen weight play a part in this constraint..."

Laden and unladen weight usually refer to weight of the vehicle with cargo and people(total). If...
25 Oct 2007
bluevalley2000 Thanks everyone for your insight. Sounds like my question doesn't sound that stupid after all.

NothingToDo, exactly my case. Need additional 1 person occasionally when parents visit SG (happ...
26 Oct 2007
Glad to know that the price for Malaysia Toll remain unchanged in 2008

Read article HERE

25 Oct 2007
NothingToDo Eventually it will go up. With the rise in living cost, maintenance cost, and everybody also wants pay rise cost, how long can they keep the current rates?

Anyway, the cabinet has still yet to...
25 Oct 2007
hi! anyone can advise me on the two cars btw latio and altis.which is better?

18 Oct 2007
NothingToDo Quote:
"Formerly posted by goodwyman:
what you mean stock got no alarm?"

My Latio dont come with alarm If want, have to get it specially installed, so the alarm will not interefere with the sen...
22 Oct 2007
goodwyman OIC. I just found out this...Thanks
22 Oct 2007
klloh safety wise ? when driving at say 100km/hr, which is more stable. Altis must be, right ?
24 Nov 2007
Skye Quote:
"Formerly posted by klloh:
safety wise ? when driving at say 100km/hr, which is more stable. Altis must be, right ?"

Driven both before. Felt that they were about the same where this is c...
24 Nov 2007
klloh thanks skyp. I was thinking to get a altis...now that Latio has so much perks in it and is japan made..so am thinking to switch camp to nissan.

Can you share your opinion on the pick up power fo...
24 Nov 2007
Skye Between the 2, my own preference is the Latio. Power-wise, they are rated to be about the same. My own experience is that the Alti's engine seems less revvy. I felt it was quite "reluctant" to be p...
24 Nov 2007
klloh hmm....premium is about 5k more ex then the sedan.... You mentioned then CTV has the advantage over conventional 4 gear type, what advantage is that ? and why some driver dont like CTV ?

paisey ...
24 Nov 2007
mojo Quote:
"Formerly posted by klloh:
hmm....premium is about 5k more ex then the sedan.... You mentioned then CTV has the advantage over conventional 4 gear type, what advantage is that ? and why some...
25 Nov 2007
klloh Hi anyone have anything to comments on the safety design of Latio ? the body's metal piece seems soft..how did this car score in the impact test report ?
25 Nov 2007
mojo Quote:
"Formerly posted by klloh:
Hi anyone have anything to comments on the safety design of Latio ? the body's metal piece seems soft..how did this car score in the impact test report ?"

"seem...
25 Nov 2007
Roj
Hi good day guys,

I'm looking at suzuki swift 1.6 M, wonder if you guys got any feed back? If I get if from champion motors will the servicing be better compare to PI?
Hope to hear your fe...

16 Oct 2007

14 Oct 2007
acewan CHANGE GEAR WITHOUT DEPRESSING CLUTCH???!!! CAN BE DONE???!!!
20 Oct 2007
kkchai At high speed, should be ok?
20 Oct 2007
bearie77 kk.. y not when u buy ur car we try wif ur car high speed change gear w/o clutch.. ..

kk.. GO DO SOME READING... abt rally cars...
20 Oct 2007
kkchai Hehe, Bearie77, I do own a manual car. Let you know soon if it work.
20 Oct 2007
NothingToDo Quote:
"Formerly posted by Char:
The late Colin Mcrae! My hero.

That must be the Hewland sequential, where sychromesh is automatic. Clutch is optional. Rally cars are like that. Nowadays most ar...
20 Oct 2007
acewan KK... BU YAO LUAN LAI... SINGAPORE BUY CAR EX... REPAIR CAR GENA TOK...
21 Oct 2007
ncp91 Even with a conventional manual gearbox it is possible to switch gears without clutching. The clutch is only critical for moving the car off from standstill. After that, as you go between gears you...
21 Oct 2007
kkchai Once it rev until 3k and above, the gear can be shift without clutch.

Bro Acewan, if you work in Msia, only damn car you can get is either Proton or Perodua and you behave like other Msian keep ...
22 Oct 2007
kkchai :o

Sorry "Once it rev until 3k and above, the gear can be shift without clutch ?"

Forget it's a question, not a statement
22 Oct 2007
NothingToDo Quote:
"Formerly posted by Char:
Yes, it's possible, but not sensible to. The syncromesh gears will wear out very quickly, if it is being forced.

Since some of us probably like to do so much rea...
22 Oct 2007
Hi all seniors here. im new here seeking for come advise from kind soul here. i might be buying a mitsubishi lancer sport auto this sunday. Pls advise me on the advantages or disadvantages of this ...

2 Aug 2007
hi all, just curious, wats that little switch at the bottom of the door mirrors adjuster for?
sorry to ask a noob qns. haha

19 Oct 2007
kkchai Please check the manual, thanks

Sorry no idea...and can't imagine, any photo to show?
19 Oct 2007
neutral Hi bornno1, have your tried the switch? It's ok to fiddle around and you should see the mirror move when you move the switch. It allow you to adjust the mirror inside the car instead of outside. It...
19 Oct 2007
NothingToDo Quote:
"Formerly posted by bornno1:
hi all, just curious, wats that little switch at the bottom of the door mirrors adjuster for?
sorry to ask a noob qns. haha"

Hmmm... dont tell me u drove off...
19 Oct 2007
exoskeletal little switch below the adjusting button? isn't that the switch to switch between left to right and vice versa?

the owner's manual got state bro...chill chill..driving 3G city here..vivid blue!
21 Oct 2007
Saw this post at the other forum, so share it with e bros here!:)


https://www.swiftclubsg.com/forumv1/viewtopic.php?t=7052

17 Oct 2007
ztcc78 always go back to ur prefer workshop when any mishap..
17 Oct 2007
accyt1978 wow.. so horrible.. got to make this a sticky..
17 Oct 2007
kkchai Their business won't last long... Thanks for sharing
18 Oct 2007
Jiefu Quote:
"Formerly posted by Char:
Don't condemn a workshop and sticky it la. Be moderate and forgiving about it. We are not immediate victims."


I agree not to condemn a workshop easily, but alt...
18 Oct 2007
newwheels thanks for sharing, that's the spirit man! i am thinking of setting up a blog to share info on unscrupulous merchants...be they car workshops or hawkers. those on my blacklist, i will boycott them ...
18 Oct 2007
joycelym Thanks for sharing Jiefu..

It happens everywhere in any other trade too. Just gotta beware of these crooks around.

Like what ztcc78 said, better go back to your preferred and reliable worksh...
18 Oct 2007
neutral I have learn something from a government body;

if only one complain, treat it as isolated case, if more than 2, than starts to investigate and blacklist where necessary.
18 Oct 2007
accyt1978 Quote:
"Formerly posted by newwheels:
thanks for sharing, that's the spirit man! i am thinking of setting up a blog to share info on unscrupulous merchants...be they car workshops or hawkers. those...
18 Oct 2007
NothingToDo From the way the writer discribe the incident, I sense there is more than meets the eye. As a mechanic myself b4, I would not want to spoil my own business repu... not unless I am told to do the jo...
19 Oct 2007
Jennifer1988 BEWARE OF FAR EAST AUTO LOCATED ALONG CHANGI RD!!!
I sent my car just to fix a punctured tire (A small nail went in)
The worker there by the name Andy kept pestering me to add this accesories or add...
10 Jan 2015
Can i shift my auto gear while driving? I have the habit to shift the gear to neutral before stopping,"s" when up slope.

18 Oct 2007
NothingToDo Quote:
"Formerly posted by kokbeng:
Can i shift my auto gear while driving? I have the habit to shift the gear to neutral before stopping,"s" when up slope."

Change yr habit. Long term... not gd...
19 Oct 2007
holymonk I heard from one mechanic saying auto car gear box can last for 4 yrs plus if we dont any how ram our car, it will cost you at least 2 thousand dollars to change your gear box. for me driving a sun...
14 Dec 2007
kkchai I just wonder why do we have N when we don't use it?
14 Dec 2007
sumo Present-day auto gearbox can last longer than the average 4 years, i.e. if the car is regularly maintained. Most will simply leave it at "D" while making short stops. Anything longer, most will put...
17 Dec 2007
domino88 I read my Nissan manual and it doesn't do much favor. It just simply mentioned that the R and N is the same when you need to station your vehicle without turning off the engine

Why have both?
17 Dec 2007
sumo Auto gearbox has an added safety feature that manual gearbox doesn't. The "N" is for neutral which is no different from the neutral or "free" gear in manual. When in "P", the wheels of the car are ...
18 Dec 2007
holymonk I personally feel that using leg to brake is better rather then keep shifting to "N" or "P" throughout for a short waiting time, lesser shifting might let the auto gear box survive longer especiall...
19 Dec 2007
kokbeng Hope my car still works well for many year. I already got my front and back bumper and sports rim scratched.
20 Dec 2007
holymonk Just enjoy the ride lo. No choice, after 2 weeks of having a new car, kena deep scratched, that time, can feel heart aching...now....bo cha lo.
23 Dec 2007
kokbeng
AnyOne know how much is the cost for changing the auto gear box fluid + service charge. I just want to be sure that i don't get "kok" without checking the price.
1 Sep 2009
Contrary to popular belief, the engine must be BROKEN-IN properly during the 1st 1000km to ensure proper running during its lifespan. This may be a bit controversial, as your owners' manual will n...

29 Apr 2005
This is an open discussion for the news Hybrids cars are too quiet?

"When car companies came up with hybrid cars to reduce the reliance on petrol, we would think everyone in this world would appla...

4 Oct 2007
ztcc78 cars too quiet NFB in US complain
too noisey TP in SG ready for u..
4 Oct 2007
neutral That's easy I guess, install loud speaker with pre-installed engine noise, whenever engines starts, just play the sound repeatedly, just like some toys. Haha..

America is always a strange place....
4 Oct 2007
Jarvis haha it's quite laughable isn't it. But singaporeans are quite the complainers too! :p
4 Oct 2007
neutral That, I must agree...but no choice, Singaporean can't take on to the street for any protest or write to forum (it won't get published anyway)..so the only way is complain nia...
4 Oct 2007
kkchai Don't you feel the car abit over price?
4 Oct 2007
weak_pig Too noisy people complain... too quiet people also complain... TAMADE, you people really can never be satisfied issit??!!
4 Oct 2007
nikolaiski one word: LMAO!
4 Oct 2007
NothingToDo Just practise defensive driving.... Horn the car every 10 meters. Sure every car and pedestrian will know a hybrid car coming.... including ROV.
4 Oct 2007
Hi,

Currently, I am driving a manual car. Having just passed my manual driving test a month ago, I am convinced an auto car is easiler to drive (I had 2 sessions of compulsory auto drive during ...

1 Jun 2007
chaselim Quote:
"Formerly posted by mojo:
Use the Financial calculator here man, it's really useful, tells you the breakeven, loss and "gain" period, then again you got to look at the lockin period of your ...
12 Jun 2007
NothingToDo Quote:
"Formerly posted by tazyspin:.........

Yeah Chaselim, the tot of the car value is not even half is just too much to bear... definitely not worth changing now...

Cheerio!
"

Changing ...
12 Jun 2007
mojo Quote:
"Formerly posted by NothingToDo:
Lastly... my Latio goes on 12km to 12.5km/ltr (80% city driving).... compare to ave of 10km/ltr for my old ride.... so savings is there... and best of all......
12 Jun 2007
chaselim Quote:
"Formerly posted by mojo:
Quote:
"Formerly posted by NothingToDo:
Lastly... my Latio goes on 12km to 12.5km/ltr (80% city driving).... compare to ave of 10km/ltr for my old ride.... so savin...
12 Jun 2007
mojo Quote:
"Formerly posted by chaselim:

Different AD and PI have different maintainance package. Even different cars have different warrant period also."

Dude, err..I kinda know that, just happe...
12 Jun 2007
chaselim Quote:
"Formerly posted by mojo:
Quote:
"Formerly posted by chaselim:

Different AD and PI have different maintainance package. Even different cars have different warrant period also."

Dude, e...
12 Jun 2007
NothingToDo Quote:
"Formerly posted by mojo:
Quote:
"Formerly posted by chaselim:

Different AD and PI have different maintainance package. Even different cars have different warrant period also."

Dude, e...
19 Jun 2007
mojo Quote:
"Formerly posted by NothingToDo:
Quote:
"Formerly posted by mojo:
Quote:
"Formerly posted by chaselim:

Different AD and PI have different maintainance package. Even different cars have di...
19 Jun 2007
stanmysterio I have a habit in manual cars, and i brought it to auto, is that while i am traveling on high way or roads that are pretty clear of traffic, i like to leave my car (automatic car) in neutral mode a...
3 Feb 2008
vinceyeo I am not sure if it will save you fuel but I definitely know its not a safe thing to do unless its 100% clear of cars and you got plenty of response time in the event of something happening.
4 Feb 2008
Open this tread to share.
Today, I notice most Car agents reduce the car price. This clearly indicate the back log has almost come to the end. The next few bidding definately will see COE price co...

2 Jun 2007
Hey guys! Careful when you drive along these following road...

1) Holland Rd (near Botanic Gdns)
2) Clemenceau Ave (near the Indian Temple)
3) Upper Thomson Rd (after AMK Ave 2 Junction)
4) B...

5 Jun 2007
Evan How come the bin has a blue light? It's so obvious...
5 Jun 2007
domino88 Wow, looks like I was deceived/cheated by a trickery email. How silly
5 Jun 2007
neutral I received this email about a year ago and it was confirmed not in Singapore, hence never post it.

Our TP not so "Gan" lah...
5 Jun 2007
accyt1978 Quote:
"Formerly posted by domino88:
Hey guys! Careful when you drive along these following road...

1) Holland Rd (near Botanic Gdns)
2) Clemenceau Ave (near the Indian Temple)
3) Upper Thomso...
7 Jun 2007
steven_VW Yup! received the same email, was told by a friend this is actually in Australia, so didn't bother.

Anyway, whatever you do, just make sure your ride is always clean and gleam, and always put on...
7 Jun 2007
domino88 Come to think of it, the last picture was a green rubbish bin, unlike the first two pictures.

Anyway it take a fool (like me) to post silly things so we know who's smartest here right? Hee hee.
7 Jun 2007
joycelym Quote:
"Formerly posted by steven_VW:
Yup! received the same email, was told by a friend this is actually in Australia, so didn't bother.

Anyway, whatever you do, just make sure your ride is alw...
7 Jun 2007
TCX607 Previously, while speeding in Australia, I got caught by the police and they let me go. The reason i gave - "tourist". I am not sure if I was also caught by this station camera as many car dare not...
7 Jun 2007
neutral Quote:
"Formerly posted by domino88:
Come to think of it, the last picture was a green rubbish bin, unlike the first two pictures.

Anyway it take a fool (like me) to post silly things so we know...
8 Jun 2007
NothingToDo Quote:
"Formerly posted by steven_VW:
Yup! received the same email, was told by a friend this is actually in Australia, so didn't bother.

Anyway, whatever you do, just make sure your ride is alw...
12 Jun 2007
This is an open discussion for the news Singapore First to Get Lexus' Most Powerful Creation

"Yesterday was World Environment Day. What more fitting a time then, to launch Lexus’ most powerful car...

6 Jun 2007
Evan "When the batteries are fully charged, the hybrid drive system joins forces with the 389hp V8, giving one a staggering 438bhp. "

Amazing.. What happens if the battery is not fully charged?
6 Jun 2007
domino88 Is it possible to have diesel-cell hybrid? Even more eco-friendly right?
6 Jun 2007
Mirage77 I'm surprised Singapore got such high priority.
10 Jun 2007
tatoo Nt sure how much the it would be taxed...for a 3L or for a 6L.

Understand that the hybrid rx series was taxed based on their wheel generators.

In the end not much savings...
11 Jun 2007
NothingToDo Quote:
"Formerly posted by Mirage77:
I'm surprised Singapore got such high priority. "

High Priority for a Powerful car into a country of highest speed limits of 90km/hr with no off-road but ful...
12 Jun 2007
nikolaiski the Hybrid tax is ridiculous...stupid gah ment..when will they wake up? sigh...
15 Jun 2007
ahlibaba Quote:
"Formerly posted by nikolaiski:
the Hybrid tax is ridiculous...stupid gah ment..when will they wake up? sigh..."

WELCOME TO SINGAPORE BROTHER !!!
15 Jun 2007
Mirage77 Quote:
"Formerly posted by NothingToDo:

High Priority for a Powerful car into a country of highest speed limits of 90km/hr with no off-road but full of jams????? Does not make sense "

Well no...
23 Jun 2007
I have tried caltex and SPC - 98. I found that the engine is more suitable for SPC 98 in term of FC and performance almost the same.
Anyone try shell or Mobil? How your performance and FC?
Pls ...

12 Mar 2007

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