Local News: COE Results for July Round 2

The second round of July’s Certificate of Entitlement (COE) bidding is out.

The results of the second round of July’s Certificate of Entitlement (COE) bi...

20 Jul 2011
sunnytan31 Crazy bidding result.
21 Jul 2011
Planning to break my "virgin" driving to Genting. Any recommendation on some "safe" rest point? I only know Yong Peng.

Other than that, anythings I need to prepare or standby for my car or to be car...

29 Dec 2010
Evan My usual 1st stop could be Machap for a short tea/makan break, followed by Ayer Keroh for lunch at some fast food places then all to way to Genting. As for safe places to stock up on parts or to pr...
29 Dec 2010
steven_VW Hi sunnytan31,

Personally I have not driven to Genting before but had been to Cameron, Fraser Hills and others places in our neighbour's land, so I probably can't offer you much tips that can direct...
29 Dec 2010
sunnytan31
thanks steven_VW bro... although is a long written post but it is valueless to me. =D
30 Dec 2010
sunnytan31 Anyone can advice how much I shd top-up on the Touch-N-Go card? Total payable toll for 1 way via 2nd link?
30 Dec 2010
Evan wow, steven we should transpose your post into an article on what to do when preparing a trip up to malaysia!
30 Dec 2010
steven_VW Quote:
"Formerly posted by Evan: wow, steven we should transpose your post into an article on what to do when preparing a trip up to malaysia!"



hahaha... thanks Eber... but I doubt many would like ...
30 Dec 2010
jasontang Quote:
"Formerly posted by sunnytan31:
Planning to break my "virgin" driving to Genting. Any recommendation on some "safe" rest point? I only know Yong Peng.

Other than that, anythings I need to pre...
3 Jan 2011
jasontang Quote:
"Formerly posted by sunnytan31: Anyone can advice how much I shd top-up on the Touch-N-Go card? Total payable toll for 1 way via 2nd link?
"

150rm more then enough
3 Jan 2011
Hi, my current Lancer glx is on stock 15" ralliart rim + yokohama db decibel 195/60/15.

I planning to change, maybe this friday but not sure which profile to choose. I want to have wider width, bett...

10 Nov 2010
sunnytan31
I dun have any fussy requirement actually but more to I'm comfort over performance. I don't do cornering that much but cruise fast maybe.

Yokohama db decibel to me is quite noisy, grip on wet quite ...
10 Nov 2010
neutral Usually good wet performance tyres will have bigger grooves to dissipate water, hence it will also have more air to flow through, making it noisy.

In Singapore, we get hot and wet weather throughout...
10 Nov 2010
Evan The bummer is that good performance tyres comes in larger sizes. I settled for the Falkens 912s recently because of my oddly sized 16" rims. The Goodyear Eagle F1 assyms that I want were not availa...
10 Nov 2010
pass09 Quote:
"Formerly posted by cherie:
What kind of tyres are you looking for? what is your criteria?

Wet grip, dry grip? are you picky about comfort issues? noise?

how abt budget? road feel and handling...
10 Nov 2010
pass09 Quote:
"Formerly posted by neutral: Usually good wet performance tyres will have bigger grooves to dissipate water, hence it will also have more air to flow through, making it noisy.

In Singapore, we...
10 Nov 2010
cherie




you quoted  '' but of coz it is also possible to get quiet tyres that are good ....'', can you recommend some of these tires?where to get it? money is no the problem.,but poor quality is a ...
10 Nov 2010
Evan I also heard the falken's become skiddish and noisy after 50% usage too. I'll keep updated about the 912s I'm currently (2 weeks into) using, which is currently great I feel. However I have bad exp...
11 Nov 2010
Skye
Changed to Eagle F1 Asymmetric a few months ago. Quite happy with them, so far...
13 Nov 2010
cherie Quote:
"Formerly posted by Char: Grippy tires are usually noisy and I have lived with that for a while. Not sure if I can get the grippy ones for my 15. AD08, Toyo T1R, BS RE etc"


ad08 comes in 2...
13 Nov 2010
ifconfig Quote:
"Formerly posted by Char: Grippy tires are usually noisy and I have lived with that for a while. Not sure if I can get the grippy ones for my 15. AD08, Toyo T1R, BS RE etc"

get that T1R! che...
14 Nov 2010
Hi all, due to the fact that Caltex 98 has gone "premium", is it still worth pumping Caltex 98? I would like to hear valuable feekback from all drivers.

Just some history, from day 1, early 2007, I ...

4 Oct 2010
WD45 Shell 98 worked for me. I actually got more mileage per tank by 15% more on average from the 2nd tank onwards.

I've heard good things about caltex, but not having an OCBC credit card discouraged m...
4 Oct 2010
sunnytan31
2 reasons why i choose Caltex.

1) Nearest to my house
2) Used to have 12.1% discount and once awhile $2 ~ $5 voucher. However, now only 11% for HSBC and OCBC
4 Oct 2010
Evan Shell works for me as well in terms of savings. I think the major draw for pumping a brand could just be as simple as the credit card tie up. I also pump SPC before it gives decent savings via my P...
4 Oct 2010
Malcolm For the majority of us who drive NA / non-performance cars, I think 98 plays to the Kiasu Singaporean psyche tempting drivers with so called performance improvements. In reality, perhaps yours diff...
5 Oct 2010
sunnytan31 Mine was lancer 2007 manual but the sticker on the fuel door stated Octane 95+, meaning anything above 95? Maybe 70% of 95 and 30% of 98. Lolx...

However, I do agree 98 is recommended for performanc...
6 Oct 2010
wilswong The simplest is just to pump what the car needs. If it says 92 is the lowest, then get 92 and maintain it as long as possible. Putting in 98 or even the premiums, the driver will feel the lag is ...
7 Oct 2010
WD45 Agree with wilswong about the additives. Vpower, Techron, names like these indicate additives to improve performance or to "clean" the engine. Octane levels is just the measure of how readily the f...
9 Oct 2010
Hi, I would like what is the time frame given for inspection? Can I go inspection 3 mth before my road tax expired or only after i received a letter from LTA?

Thanks

9 Feb 2010
steven_VW Hi sunnytan31,

It is written on the certificate that the inspection is valid for 3 months from date of inspection, so you may not want to do it too early. I think 1 month before is good enough.

Cheer...
9 Feb 2010
sunnytan31
Hi Steven_VW,

Noted & thanks for your reply. =)

Cheers....
9 Feb 2010
Hi everyone,

I planning to send my car for 30k servicing tomorrow hence can anyone out there enlighten me what are the things to be changed during 30k?

1) Air-con filter?
2) Air filter (stoc...

27 Mar 2009
ifconfig just to add on to what neutral mentioned,

1) Air-con filter? - you can do that yourself anytime you feel like changing (it's not big science, anyone can!)
2) Air filter (stock)? - standard chec...
27 Mar 2009
sunnytan31 I'm on GLX MT.

I agree air-con and air filter can change myself, not much of an issue. But concern is those cannot be diy. Oil filter was not changed during my 20k, so it is recommended to chang...
27 Mar 2009
sunnytan31 Hi all,

30K servicing done! Total bill is $226, details as follows.

- Mobil 1 Gold 0W40
- Oil Filter
- Tyre rotation
- Clean rear brake drum
- All standard checking
- Change air-con filt...
30 Mar 2009
Evan I just did my 30k servicing.

1) Engine Oil Change - Voltronic 30w (any good?)
2) Oil filter change
3) tyre rotation/alignment
4) interior vacumming
$128
3) Bosch aircon filter change
+$48
...
30 Mar 2009
sunnytan31 Seems like outside decent workshop pricing quite standard.

Cheers...
30 Mar 2009
ifconfig well that's pretty much the standard pricing.

i did mine recently.

1) change engine oil (castrol 0w40)/oil filter - $150
2) rotate/balance tires - $10.
30 Mar 2009
Evan Main drawback with 3rd party workshops is that they usually don't tick off a check list of what's changed for servicing. Perhaps it is also due to different models having different servicing specif...
31 Mar 2009
Sagaman
Yeah usually agent know what to and where to change where 3rd party workshop mostly based on our instruction.Got a friend of mine do engine,coolant and auto gear box flushing even for 25k servicing...
8 Jul 2009
lchuanglr do we need to do tyre rotation every 10K? did my 20K servicing a few mths back and my workshop hasn't done a single rotation yet.

any bro can advice when is the standard time to change the car batte...
12 Jul 2009
wilswong As for tyre rotation, do it every 10K will help in prolonging your tyre...since most of us are front wheel drive and our wheels are actually slightly toe out rotating the back to the front do help ...
12 Jul 2009
JRC
This is an open discussion for the news Caltex increases petrol and diesel pump prices

"Chevron Singapore, which markets the Caltex brand, announced a price increase for all fuel grades.

The pri...

26 Mar 2009
wind79 How come your article only states Caltex increase price today? And it doesn't state Shell and Esso when both have already hiked the price since yesterday?
26 Mar 2009
joseph22 this site is Bias one. Mitsubishi Lancer also got EuroNCAP 5 star but only mention Honda and Mazda.
26 Mar 2009
ic3boi veri fun ah, up down up down.. wth..
26 Mar 2009
azfar hahaha...boh pian for us consumers i guess.
26 Mar 2009
sumo Aiyoh.....just gowith Shell this weekend.
27 Mar 2009
sunnytan31 Caltex all the way~~~
27 Mar 2009
ifconfig petrol price all the way ___ (you fill in the blanks)

27 Mar 2009
wilsen808 Basically game play by all. Anyway, we cannot complain *%#)
...don't have 2 specify why???
27 Mar 2009
WD45 Oligopoly what... petrol/energy players. It's in our economics 101 in school.
30 Mar 2009
JRC
This is an open discussion for the news Oil companies raise prices

"After the last price revision on January 6, oil companies have raised petrol prices for the second time this year.

Coming on th...

31 Jan 2009
Getz2007 Shell is profiting from consumers. Absolutely no justification for the increase with falling oil price now hovering around US$41. Unless Shell reverse its recent increase, I continue to boycott She...
31 Jan 2009
Talwinder I fully agree with Getz2007. The price of barrel has drop since the last increase of 5 cents. Yet the patrol companies are increases prices, especially in down turn. I think they all are profiting ...
1 Feb 2009
sunnytan31 Sh|t the garment! Sh|t the petrol companies!!

I'm more frustrated in the previous increment. US and everywhere is dropping BUT only SG is increasing!! And now, other 5 cents!

Almost all of us...
2 Feb 2009
Getz2007 Most Singaporean like myself complained but no action. It has been a while and yet oil companies refuse to drop price despite oil price still hovering around US$40. So, SHELL justificiation that OP...
7 Feb 2009
skyfranz ya lor... really dun understand y the oil companies up the petrol price when the oil price is @ $34.59!! sucking blood!!
13 Feb 2009
Road Test - Honda City LX 1.5 (A)

"The new Honda City is finally here, and looking even way better than its predecessor, is a very big threat to Toyota's Vios. However, how is the pricier tag jus...

13 Dec 2008
jasontang 65k for this tom yam car? let's see whether it can be spotted on the road easily . If yes , then it got to be a damn good car
13 Dec 2008
ifconfig at least this is still better than china-made/india-made cars for now! (in terms of reliability)
13 Dec 2008
Jarvis It is quite pricy for a car of this size and engine capacity....but it sure is quite an improvement in looks over the previous model
15 Dec 2008
sumo Looks great, but Honda might have confused itself with the pricing. Is there going to be another model inserted before the City?
21 Dec 2008
seetyang too ex for a thai made jap car. I think it will drop till it is ard 3-8k more than the price of vios since vios is city main competitor. At its current price (65K), dun think a lot of ppl will buy....
18 Jan 2009
sunnytan31 2 years ago, it turn down City is due to its awkward outlook, despite of its refine engine. But if i'm going to do the same comparsion now, I will be turned off by it pricing.

Nevertheless, the ...
19 Jan 2009
Result from 2009's first COE bidding exercise - is it good?

"The latest round of COE bidding - the first for 2009 - saw some expected surprises. With a drop for Cat A and E, but an increase for ...

8 Jan 2009
WD45 Expect depressed COE prices for 09 and slow sales during CNY period, or so I read.
9 Jan 2009
jasontang Car sales do reflect our economy , things are looking gloomy for 09.
10 Jan 2009
Stefano my friend just bought a Suzuki SX4 for S$48,000. IMO, this price is awesome for a pretty up-to-date 1.6 model. Just last yr, I rem SX4 was going for abt 64K or so.

If u r confident of the econom...
12 Jan 2009
jasontang Quote:
"Formerly posted by Stefano:
my friend just bought a Suzuki SX4 for S$48,000. IMO, this price is awesome for a pretty up-to-date 1.6 model. Just last yr, I rem SX4 was going for abt 64K or s...
12 Jan 2009
Jarvis The CNY period is already here and I do not think car owners who seriously want to change a car in time for the CNY will wait longer than the next COE period to get a car...so i reckon this COE bid...
13 Jan 2009
sunnytan31 COE bidding immediately after CNY will be the lowest.
16 Jan 2009
hi guys,

just wondering if I can get some advice from you guys. I drive the old honda fit 1.3 with the DSI engine, and I just sent it for my 21000 km servicing today. was told that I had to chan...

14 Jan 2009
kokbeng Quote:
"Formerly posted by lchuanglr:
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"Formerly posted by kokbeng:
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"Formerly posted by lchuanglr:
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"Formerly posted by kokbeng:
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"Formerly posted by sunnytan31:
Is not a m...
9 Feb 2009
lchuanglr definitely man..... hope you didn't pay too much for the wheels.
think with our tiny fits, dun need to think about power liao lah.
10 Feb 2009
kokbeng Quote:
"Formerly posted by lchuanglr:
definitely man..... hope you didn't pay too much for the wheels.
think with our tiny fits, dun need to think about power liao lah."
I can't bear to see the t...
10 Feb 2009
kokbeng Quote:
"Formerly posted by lchuanglr:
definitely man..... hope you didn't pay too much for the wheels.
think with our tiny fits, dun need to think about power liao lah."

What is the basic servi...
10 Feb 2009
kokbeng Quote:
"Formerly posted by kokbeng:
Quote:
"Formerly posted by lchuanglr:
definitely man..... hope you didn't pay too much for the wheels.
think with our tiny fits, dun need to think about power l...
10 Feb 2009
lchuanglr Quote:
"Formerly posted by kokbeng:
Quote:
"Formerly posted by kokbeng:
Quote:
"Formerly posted by lchuanglr:
definitely man..... hope you didn't pay too much for the wheels.
think with our tiny f...
11 Feb 2009
steven_VW Automatic transmission fluid should be changed at least every 40K/KM, don't try DIY unless you really know how to do it. Get the mechanic to do it during servicing, they need to drain out the exist...
11 Feb 2009
Hi All, I just bought a Lancer 1.6A at 47k+ and would like to know anyone of you using 92 petrol for it or must I use 95 petrol.
Thanks.

18 Mar 2008
jacker99 Only basic model
20 Mar 2008
joycelym Better go on 95 minimum octane for Lancer. Unless you don't mind the engine knocking..
22 Mar 2008
sumo 95 is more than sufficient, unless the occasional pamper of 98/v-power.
24 Mar 2008
Stevecgal65 Quote:
"Formerly posted by sumo:
95 is more than sufficient, unless the occasional pamper of 98/v-power."
Congrats to your new car. I want to share with you guys.. if go servicing, be prepared to ...
24 Mar 2008
4c8e0d3 Quote:
"Formerly posted by jacker99:
Hi All, I just bought a Lancer 1.6A at 47k+ and would like to know anyone of you using 92 petrol for it or must I use 95 petrol.
Thanks."

95 will be a bette...
24 Mar 2008
joycelym Quote:
"Formerly posted by 4c8e0d3:
Quote:
"Formerly posted by jacker99:
Hi All, I just bought a Lancer 1.6A at 47k+ and would like to know anyone of you using 92 petrol for it or must I use 95 pet...
24 Mar 2008
lancer7954 Quote:
"Formerly posted by Stevecgal65:bro how much you pay for your 20k servicing n did they ask u to change anything?are u driving A/T or M/T?what is your mileage?thanks
Quote:
"Formerly posted by...
17 May 2008
jamesboyan I agree with joycelym. 95 is goof enuf. i find performance wise between 95 & 98 for lancer no diff at all so i just pump 95.
21 May 2008
sunnytan31 I'm driving MT version, all the while on 98, nvr try 95 before.

Tried a few tank of caltex platnium and shell v-power. Mileage, average 12.5km/l, same as 98. Power, dun feel any diff..

Cheers
21 May 2008
kkchai It just like dinosaur don't appreciate nuclear energy as compared to Godzilla. Stick to 95 will work for the dinosaur.
21 May 2008
Hey guys!!

This is my first time here and I am in with bad news. My new new beautiful car has been in two freak incidents within 10 days of collection!!! I cant descrbe the heartache and the sle...

7 Apr 2008
buGGie well, u can always give tan chong a call to get a quote. i doubt it will be cheap. if they change the entire bumper, it may be around 1k for the bumper itself.

alternatively, go to an after-ma...
7 Apr 2008
dylanw Thanks Buggie! Do you know any recommended repair workshops in the east? PM me if you do pls...thanks
7 Apr 2008
buGGie eh..... i go to the ones in the west... LOL. perhaps the other forumers can help u out in that, or look for the merchants in the listing and see how it goes. good luck!
7 Apr 2008
Evan Hi Dylanw, sorry to hear... If it's your first car, don't worry, I think most people will "langar" their first rides one or the other. My experiences with Tan Chong is that it is usually (more than...
7 Apr 2008
jukebocs Hey Dylan

I am also a new car owner and that too of a Sylphy 15S - m sorry i cant be of too much help here coz i am new to evrything cars as well . bt let me know how your repairs go and good lu...
7 Apr 2008
sunnytan31 Hi Dylanw,

Sad to hear ur new ride damages.

U can try going to....

Sng Ah Tee Motor & Panel Service
Blk 3 Pioneer Road North #01-18 Singapore 628457
Contact Person: Darren Sng
HP: 911...
8 Apr 2008
joycelym Hi dylanw

Awwwww... sorry to hear that.. it sounds quite bad huh..

Try getting 3 quotes to compare the repair cost, including the one from TC.

Then double check with TC, will they void an...
8 Apr 2008
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

Will like to ask for advise regarding to the best value cars in terms of handling, comfort, fuel efficiency etc under S$55K? Was looking at Honda Jazz/Fit, Mazda 2 and Mitshibishi Lancer ...

13 Dec 2007
sunnytan31 Quote:
"Formerly posted by hondata:
Quote:
"Formerly posted by kkchai:
Quote:
"Formerly posted by sunnytan31:
Hi,

I'm current on Mit Lancer SP MT OPC. So far so good. FC average 12.5km/l.

Onl...
17 Dec 2007
hondata Quote:
"Formerly posted by sunnytan31:
Quote:
"Formerly posted by hondata:
Quote:
"Formerly posted by kkchai:
Quote:
"Formerly posted by sunnytan31:
Hi,

I'm current on Mit Lancer SP MT OPC. So f...
18 Dec 2007
sunnytan31 Quote:
"Formerly posted by hondata:
Quote:
"Formerly posted by sunnytan31:
Quote:
"Formerly posted by hondata:
Quote:
"Formerly posted by kkchai:
Quote:
"Formerly posted by sunnytan31:
Hi,

I'm c...
18 Dec 2007
websterfong Quote:
"Formerly posted by sunnytan31:
Hi,

I'm current on Mit Lancer SP MT OPC. So far so good. FC average 12.5km/l.

Only downside is the HIGH servicing cost. Must take this into serious cons...
18 Dec 2007
sunnytan31 Quote:
"Formerly posted by websterfong:
Quote:
"Formerly posted by sunnytan31:
Hi,

I'm current on Mit Lancer SP MT OPC. So far so good. FC average 12.5km/l.

Only downside is the HIGH servicin...
19 Dec 2007
sumo KM free servicing? That's certainly a change in their policy!
Servicing for AD is not that expensive. Consider it as preventive maintenance. Normal oil change will be cheap whereever, depending on...
19 Dec 2007
sunnytan31 Sorry... KM not totally free but cheap at least for the 1st 2 servicing. Costing ard $20 to $50.
19 Dec 2007
hi all...!


my ride is going to hit the 10k mileage...dun intend to go to c&c for my 10k servicing...call them up they quote me $245 for full syn oil...tink tats over my budget...n i dun really...

26 Nov 2007
sunnytan31 I had made up my mind!

This coming Thurs, I will still go for my appointment but not 10K servicing. I will be asking them to fix some minor issues like water leakage, loose parts and some usual ...
27 Nov 2007
gingin nice n wise choice u made bro...


will ask my fren
28 Nov 2007
vinceyeo whao so much hate and anguish... haha... My suggestion is once in a while when you feeling rich go back C&C for a minor servicing so that their records still show you as a customer and help you out...
28 Nov 2007
sunnytan31 Quote:
"Formerly posted by vinceyeo:
whao so much hate and anguish... haha... My suggestion is once in a while when you feeling rich go back C&C for a minor servicing so that their records still sh...
28 Nov 2007
vinceyeo Quote:
"Formerly posted by sunnytan31:
Quote:
"Formerly posted by vinceyeo:
whao so much hate and anguish... haha... My suggestion is once in a while when you feeling rich go back C&C for a minor s...
29 Nov 2007
sunnytan31 Quote:
"Formerly posted by vinceyeo:
Quote:
"Formerly posted by sunnytan31:
Quote:
"Formerly posted by vinceyeo:
whao so much hate and anguish... haha... My suggestion is once in a while when you f...
29 Nov 2007
sunnytan31 Can anyone tell me, how to go back C&C for servicing?

Ok.. Let me share this incident wif C&C service, so call "WARRANTY"..

I reported that when my speed is 120km/h and above, there's some so...
1 Dec 2007
newwheels Quote:
"Formerly posted by sunnytan31:
The technician replied, "Huh?! 120Km/h arh? We only warranty if such noise generated at 90km/h. 120km/h is illegal, so cannot guarrantee."
"

What sort of ...
1 Dec 2007
joycelym Quote:
"Formerly posted by sunnytan31:
Can anyone tell me, how to go back C&C for servicing?

Ok.. Let me share this incident wif C&C service, so call "WARRANTY"..

I reported that when my spee...
2 Dec 2007
sunnytan31 Nevermind.. No more C&C.

Last sat, I send my car to Stamford Tyre, Jurong Branch, for 10k serviving and paid $128 for x-Rev fully Sync oil and engine flush oil. They also including free wheel ba...
3 Dec 2007
Hi,

Does anyone have any idea where to get a rear wiper for Lancer GLX?

Roughly, how much it will cost?

Thanks....

29 Oct 2007
MnM Quote:
"Formerly posted by ztcc78:
Quote:
"Formerly posted by MnM:
1 thing, if change whole rear wind screen, might burn your pocket big hole"
not unless u had a accident n get a free one oops.. ...
31 Oct 2007
kkchai I think I read his mind. Anyway, you don't need to change whole rear wind screen. There is shop at Msia does that (a lot Proton Putra and Wira 1.8 does that). But beware some quality of the shop as...
1 Nov 2007
sunnytan31 Hi MnM,

Yup.. U got wan I mean but if need to change the whole windscreen, then I rather take ztcc78 suggestion.. Hee hee... And C&C, very ex lor, I already planning to terminate their servicing...
1 Nov 2007
joycelym Quote:
"Formerly posted by sunnytan31:
In fact, I can live without it, is my wife complaining she can't see when raining. "

Switch on the demister switch... it should help~
1 Nov 2007
sunnytan31 For me, demister helps but for my wife, she say no use...
1 Nov 2007
MnM Quote:
"Formerly posted by sunnytan31:
For me, demister helps but for my wife, she say no use..."
errm... how often your wife drive the car? if less drive then dont bother lo, the most raining day...
1 Nov 2007
kkchai Bro then why just get a CS5 instead? Save all your trouble and it have turbo sound too

Anyway, you got to know people who can do a great job. Maybe can PM Hondata, he has contacts in JB area. ...
1 Nov 2007
Stefano Quote:
"Formerly posted by sunnytan31:
For me, demister helps but for my wife, she say no use..."

IMO....dun really need the rear view while driving, just the 2 side mirrors adjust to the point ...
1 Nov 2007
sunnytan31 ha ha.. She seldom drive but she keeps complaining bcos she hates manual but i insisted buying manual..
1 Nov 2007
Stefano Quote:
"Formerly posted by Char:
If there is a rear view, then use it. Not just the side mirrors alone. There are still blind spots around the car, just different across types of cars.

I used to...
1 Nov 2007
Hi Seniors,

I need some advices and workshop recommendations that provide good and reasonable price for Car Servicing. (Prefer to be in the West)

Currently, I'm on C&C Servicing and just fini...

29 Oct 2007
neutral Hi sunnytan31, you can goto Stamford Tyres. So far I have been using them for the pass 5 years(or more) and they are quite good in their servicing. They have standard package which are quite reason...
29 Oct 2007
sumo I doubt C&C is any different from other ADs. In fact, C&C is known to be more strict. Before you decide that another service centre is much cheaper, do compare apple to apple. At the end of the day...
29 Oct 2007
sunnytan31 Quote:
"Formerly posted by neutral:
Hi sunnytan31, you can goto Stamford Tyres. So far I have been using them for the pass 5 years(or more) and they are quite good in their servicing. They have sta...
29 Oct 2007
neutral For warranty issue, I think you have to call them and see what they say. I am not sure.
29 Oct 2007
Hi all

Since you guys are the expert or may have some network at this issues , may need some of your advices

Does anyone have car rental lobang for a one month/short term loan which the dri...

6 Oct 2007
mj Quote:
"Formerly posted by ahlibaba:
Hi all

Since you guys are the expert or may have some network at this issues , may need some of your advices

Does anyone have car rental lobang for a on...
8 Oct 2007
sunnytan31 Try Godwin Car Rental, contact HAN @ 91506189
26 Oct 2007
kechengxi89 1.600cc AUTO black Lancer for rent!!!! Sports Rim, leather seats and only a year old, in prime condition, with no hidden cost and ready to satisfy u at a very attractive price!!!
Weekday per day= ...
23 Apr 2008
kechengxi89 1.600cc AUTO black Lancer for rent!!!! Sports Rim, leather seats and only a year old, in prime condition, with no hidden cost and ready to satisfy u at a very attractive price!!!
Weekday per day= ...
23 Apr 2008
accyt1978 Quote:
"Formerly posted by kechengxi89:
1.600cc AUTO black Lancer for rent!!!! Sports Rim, leather seats and only a year old, in prime condition, with no hidden cost and ready to satisfy u at a ver...
23 Apr 2008
mkc hmmm... i dunno this suit company location suit u anot... the car is clean and new...

Buddy Rent A Car
23 Apr 2008
Had a couple of close shaves last night along Bukit Timah Road in the direction of Jalan Jurong Kechil. I was driving on lane 1 (at around the speed limit of that stretch of road) when a pick-up su...

21 Aug 2007
kkchai Ok...install MONSTER BAR and hit who ever block the road... ...all Mitsubishi Storm have those...so SIAM!
23 Aug 2007
sunnytan31 Ha!!! I always ask my wife to standby digital camera to snap those idiots BUT everytime no luck. If I snap one, I will post it here..
23 Aug 2007
kkchai Ya I know it is illegal to install but Malaysia all car with 4WD like Storm or L200 or Triton install to look aggressive and hardly people go near.

Char, this is how does Storm looks like:

ht...
23 Aug 2007
mkc lol... abt camera install in car... there is this product in japan sia... but dun seem to b popular...
24 Aug 2007
iNDS lucky for most of u.. u dun have to face them as much as i am...

hehehe...bro we are in the same boat...im facing them as much as you..the only diff they have to stricly travel 30~50km/h as ther...
25 Aug 2007
Road Test - New Mitsubishi Lancer EX 2.0GT Manual

"Its here! Finally, something all of you have been waiting for. We give it the rundown. Unfortunately, there wasn't much to "run down", if you kn...

7 Aug 2007
kkchai This topic seem been talk before. Anyway I can see the review was kind disappointing to the 2.0GT manual. The 4B11 was not very music to rev. Anyone have test drive 1.5EX, drop a few word.
7 Aug 2007
domino88 apa ini majam?
7 Aug 2007
nikolaiski you want music to the ears, go get a Porsche, or a VW R32..haha
7 Aug 2007
sunnytan31 I love the headunit.
13 Aug 2007
nikolaiski the sound system not bad man...but nothing you can't do from an aftermarket audio shop
18 Aug 2007
ascchew Think the gadgets packed in the car is pretty decent. I would say the drive is better than a Nissan but definitely more inferior compared to a Honda. For the price of the GT, I'll go for the Si.
18 Aug 2007
hungryhippo the interior looks cheap
3 Nov 2007
cswitch11 In these fourth generation models, more emphasis was put on aero dynamics, Valiant alarms and other related technological issues. Mitsubishi has invested quite a lot in R & D while designing these ...
2 May 2012
Hi OPC Owners,

Did you guys actually "archived" those USED OPC Coupon? Jus in case ppl framed u for not placing OPC Coupon or watever they can..

6 Aug 2007
neutral I think they have to catch you on the spot for that because the owner will be ordered to court for alteration of this coupon and heavy fines(at least S$4000 to 5 digits fine).

No point to "ach...
6 Aug 2007
sunnytan31 Hmmm... Quite true. =)
6 Aug 2007
sunnytan31 Quote:
"Formerly posted by Char:
I'm an OPC owner, but I don't keep used coupons. The only time I can think of is when I tear it wrongly, and will need to reproduce that to LTA to refund for a new ...
6 Aug 2007
sunnytan31 Ke ke...

Thx Char...
6 Aug 2007
snsngkm Something new to me! Din know that such errorenous torn coupons can be exchanged. Thanks Char for the info!

I always triple check that I've got the correct date prior to tearing it... 20 bucks, ...
8 Aug 2007
hi all,

how Axio rating? call some parallel importer today, price ranging from 52K ++ to 60K ++, but interest 4.5%.

what about the car performance.

4 Aug 2007
picars_2008 yes they are replacing the altis.
11 Aug 2007
gordon Goodday all,

Understand that the Axio gearbox "S" is meant for speeding. I realised the engine sound is rather loud when in this position. Will it caused damage to the gearbox when speeding and ...
11 Aug 2007
kkchai Hai the S you means is for Sport Mode I believe. It sound loud as rev hard to have better performance and pick up. I don't think it will spoil as it is build that way. By the way, yours is CVT not ...
11 Aug 2007
proverbs I am contemplating on Axio or Latio maybe Vios. Could you guys who drive an Axio share with me what made you buy Axio as compared with other brands and models of similar capacity

Thanks
14 Aug 2007
steven_VW Quote:
"Formerly posted by proverbs:
I am contemplating on Axio or Latio maybe Vios. Could you guys who drive an Axio share with me what made you buy Axio as compared with other brands and models o...
15 Aug 2007
mojo Quote:
"Formerly posted by proverbs:
I am contemplating on Axio or Latio maybe Vios. Could you guys who drive an Axio share with me what made you buy Axio as compared with other brands and models o...
15 Aug 2007
sumo Quote:
"Formerly posted by gordon:
Goodday all,

Understand that the Axio gearbox "S" is meant for speeding. I realised the engine sound is rather loud when in this position. Will it caused damag...
15 Aug 2007
sumo Quote:
"Formerly posted by proverbs:
I am contemplating on Axio or Latio maybe Vios. Could you guys who drive an Axio share with me what made you buy Axio as compared with other brands and models o...
15 Aug 2007
tankaypoh is there a different in the model for speedo meter or not? what's the cost different? do advice.
14 Jan 2008
Hi all,

Recently, I encountered one unusual feature in my Lancer. Anyone encounter the following before or is a "genuine" feature?


I was waiting for my friend in the carpark, so I leave my ...

24 Jul 2007
sumo Hi sunnytan, didn't c&c install a button under your steering to diasble the alarm when 'accidentally' trigerred? Basically most alarms are activated from remote. A friend of mine drives the Mit i, ...
24 Jul 2007
sunnytan31 Quote:
"Formerly posted by sumo:
Hi sunnytan, didn't c&c install a button under your steering to diasble the alarm when 'accidentally' trigerred? Basically most alarms are activated from remote. A ...
24 Jul 2007
sumo Spooky....
25 Jul 2007
mdhisham Quote:
"Formerly posted by sunnytan31:
Quote:
"Formerly posted by sumo:
Hi sunnytan, didn't c&c install a button under your steering to diasble the alarm when 'accidentally' trigerred? Basically mo...
25 Jul 2007
joycelym May be your alarm system is getting bored...

It is better to double check with C&C service ppl, may be that is part of the safety feature, I am not too sure cos I've never try that before.
26 Jul 2007
sunnytan31 I will "squeeze" the mechanic in 2 weeks time.. Sending my car for servicing.

Thanks..
26 Jul 2007
steven_VW Hi sunnytan31,

Like joycelym said, it could be a safety features of the alarm system, but lets not guess here, ask your SE who fitted it, go to the shop and verify. I believe your alarm system i...
26 Jul 2007
sunnytan31 Quote:
"Formerly posted by steven_VW:
Hi sunnytan31,

Like joycelym said, it could be a safety features of the alarm system, but lets not guess here, ask your SE who fitted it, go to the shop and...
26 Jul 2007
Hi,



I realised my Lancer MT FC seems to be the same as Lancer CVT. =(



I'm constantly achieving 440km upon the fuel light lights up and managed to pump
only 37litres, meaning 11.9km/l. Usin...

16 Jul 2007
sunnytan31 Thought of downgrading to 95 too but bcos my ride require octance 95 and I scared die so pump 98. So sian, see ppl's MT can achieve 13 or 14km/l and mine only 11.9km/l.

Sian arh...
16 Jul 2007
joycelym Formerly posted by sunnytan31:
I realised my Lancer MT FC seems to be the same as Lancer CVT. =(

I'm constantly achieving 440km upon the fuel light lights up and managed to pump
only 37litres...
16 Jul 2007
sunnytan31 Quote:
"Formerly posted by joycelym:

My suggestion :
1)Try moving off on a lighter foot instead of charging off, perhaps??

2)Turn off aircon power and use fan mode about 1km before reachi...
16 Jul 2007
kkchai No one can beat Joycle super light foot. She been training for years. I read Lancer forum all achieve 12/13 for manual. By the way, the compression for the dinasour engine is not very high except i...
16 Jul 2007
sunnytan31 I'm wondering how heavy are my current rims? I'm equipped with the stock 15" ralliart rims (new the silver colour one).

From wat I know, the previous 15" OZ rims is a killer, causing high FC and...
19 Jul 2007
sunnytan31 I always over inflat.. 230 to 240 depends on my mood.. hehe..
19 Jul 2007
Lancer923 I am also achieving around 420KM for 36-7litres in Singapore road for my manual lancer.I can only achieve 550-600Km only when driving at 110km/h in Malaysia NS high way.I believe is the number of r...
21 Jul 2007
sunnytan31 Quote:
"Formerly posted by Lancer923:
I am also achieving around 420KM for 36-7litres in Singapore road for my manual lancer.I can only achieve 550-600Km only when driving at 110km/h in Malaysia NS...
23 Jul 2007
sumo It's unlikely to be a problem with the MT, but improved technology for AT and CVT.
23 Jul 2007
sunnytan31 Quote:
"Formerly posted by sumo:
It's unlikely to be a problem with the MT, but improved technology for AT and CVT. "

Ok.. This is a good one.. Haha..
23 Jul 2007
Planning to get a Lancer soon. Not sure how much I can bargain down from the standard price? Any inputs?

12 Jul 2007
Recently, I upgraded my JBL 10" Single Coil in Bandpass Box to a JBL 12" 4-ohm Dual Coil in Sealed Box.

After purchasing, then i realised 4-ohm dual coil means 2-ohm (in parallel) OR 8-ohm (in ...

3 Jul 2007
I want to ask anyone got lobang to patch a little scratch for car paint.

20 May 2007
sunnytan31 Quote:
"Formerly posted by kokbeng:
I want to ask anyone got lobang to patch a little scratch for car paint."

Hi kokbeng,

Maybe you can try going back to ur service centre and buy one small b...
30 May 2007
iNDS bro wat apen..tot u just have yr ride..can the scratch be seen or wat??is it bery bad??
31 May 2007
kokbeng Quote:
"Formerly posted by iNDS:
bro wat apen..tot u just have yr ride..can the scratch be seen or wat??is it bery bad??"collection day drive home scratch at the front bumper on the right side. The...
31 May 2007
accyt1978 Quote:
"Formerly posted by kokbeng:
Quote:
"Formerly posted by iNDS:
bro wat apen..tot u just have yr ride..can the scratch be seen or wat??is it bery bad??"collection day drive home scratch at the...
31 May 2007
kokbeng Quote:
"Formerly posted by accyt1978:
Quote:
"Formerly posted by kokbeng:
Quote:
"Formerly posted by iNDS:
bro wat apen..tot u just have yr ride..can the scratch be seen or wat??is it bery bad??"co...
17 Jun 2007
steven_VW Hi kokbeng,

no need to feel sian, scratches and dents on cars are inevitable, just part and parcel of car ownership. Some scratches can use car wax to rub it off (as long as the scratches doesn'...
17 Jun 2007
kokbeng Quote:
"Formerly posted by steven_VW:
Hi kokbeng,

no need to feel sian, scratches and dents on cars are inevitable, just part and parcel of car ownership. Some scratches can use car wax to rub i...
17 Jun 2007
sumo Share the same sentiments as Steven VW. When I first got my new car back in 2002, some clown put one long (albeit shallow) stretching across both front and back passenger-side doors on the third da...
18 Jun 2007
ztcc78 Quote:
"Formerly posted by licia_ang:
u can try this local website..
4 Sep 2007
Interior:
1. Master lock, individual lock, child lock
2. Window lock, power windows (at driver side and at individual side)
3. Electric mirrors
4. Headlight switch, signal switch, high beam...

12 Dec 2004
Hi,

Does anyone know what's the model and spec of the HU in the current lancer sports?

How many RCA outputs does it have? Front, rear and sub?

Pls enlighten mi, getting my ride in 2 wee...

13 Apr 2007
sunnytan31 I got an answer to my post regarding the HU in 2007 CS3. Car collection before Mar will get Sony CDX-RA750 for sport while the rest collected aft Mar will get SONY CDX GT81UW. All CS3 sport and non...
17 Apr 2007

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