Hi, anybody's car power ever malfunction? There are smoke coming out from my power window control switch and one of the switch for the back left window could not operate. How much would it cost to ...

28 Aug 2011
Any experience with windscreen repair anyone? Is it worth to repair tiny chips cause by flying stones or wait for the screen to crack larger then change? What is the price comparison for changing w...

29 Jan 2010
ztcc78 hearsay tiny chips repair costs less than S$50
i ever crack my side screen costs me S$100++
29 Jan 2010
Just curious what are the FC before and after using Shell Fuel Save Formula?

Right now I am using 5w30 Engine Oil, 80% HW and 20% Street. Honda Jazz AT 1.5l

Before AND After: 33 litres = 460 33 litre...

10 Dec 2009
kokbeng


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5 Jan 2010
wilswong Perhaps high time to consider AA.  I just called. AA members the batteries only $117 (for size 35B...civic and jazz/Fit use this battery) with GST with road side assistance.

The battery they use is ...
5 Jan 2010
lchuanglr


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5 Jan 2010
wilswong there's battery readers actually. I have the Pivot Voltage stabiliser that shows the 'power' of the battery. Once it shows lower, will change the battery already.
6 Jan 2010
I dun do blogs so i guess i'll just write here cuz these thoughts have been bugging me.

Sunday morning in the wee hours of 4am, I was on my way home with my wife after sending my sister-in-law home...

29 Dec 2009
Stefano
Damn.... wrong category, I intend for it to be in Chit Chat category, admins, how do I move my thread...???
29 Dec 2009
zeenie Moved.

Sorry to hear about your incident, hope it turns out for the best.  Most important thing is everyone is safe and ok.
29 Dec 2009
steven_VW Bro Stefano, sorry to hear about your accident and the ordeal you have to go through but am glad to know that you and wifey are not hurt. Let me know if you need help.

Take care bro!


29 Dec 2009
Stefano
Indeed, most importantly is no casualties involved.

Thanks anyway, I just need a place to rant and vent my anger, too many things to handle and suddenly came 1 accident... damn. I've wrote to LTA an...
29 Dec 2009
Skye
Hey bro, sorry to hear about the incident. Hope all turns out well. Take care man.

Cheers!
29 Dec 2009
ztcc78 wats the car plate? next time i see him i will
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30 Dec 2009
ifconfig what's the cab carplate no.? these days, i've been chasing the sonata cabs when they are showing some 'interesting' road behavior. I will 'smoke' them before they can realised that there's one hill...
31 Dec 2009
Stefano
if u see SHB9325Z on the road, keep your eyes peeled n stay a distance... actually not just this cab.... abt 2 weeks back I saw a Prime cab collided with TransCab (the red one) over a customer who'...
31 Dec 2009
kokbeng


There are so many cabby in Singapore and all of them should be following the taxi driver code or whatever they learn to get the licence. But some are not fit to be a cabby. Safety is first prio...
1 Jan 2010
Hi,

Anyone know how to calculate the mileage accurately for their vehicles? Unless u have a gadget installed like my colleague's Axio which have a countdown mileage pre-installed.

What i do now is i...

1 Dec 2009
Honda Freed maybe compact but the price is not.

21 Dec 2009
wilswong Define 'Normal' MPV?

Definition of MPV = Multi Purpose Vehicle. So Freed is also 'normal' in this sense.

 
21 Dec 2009
yeewf From what i see, Honda Freed looks like a beef-up Jazz on steriods! It looks pretty heavy to me and i am not sure if it will give you good mileage.

And i dont think i will classify it as a MPV as i...
24 Dec 2009
kokbeng


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"Formerly posted by wilswong: Define 'Normal' MPV?

Definition of MPV = Multi Purpose Vehicle. So Freed is also 'normal' in this sense.

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Normal = existing MPV like stream, wish, e...
24 Dec 2009
wilswong actually when you compare stream to even Honda Jazz interior, I personally feel that there is really not much difference just that the back boot space is way bigger.

So if the cabin for Freed is big...
25 Dec 2009
kokbeng 8 seater is definitely going to be useful for a big family. 4 children + 4 adult.
25 Dec 2009
FREED
Feel free to visit www.FREEDclub.org for user review and discussion on Honda FREED.

26 Dec 2009
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
Compare to driving new car, is it easier to drive old car? I have experience that other driver always like to get close to new car and stay far from old car.
It is more prone for new car to get acc...

6 Aug 2009
steven_VW kokbeng, I don't know how you get that conclusion, there is no such thing as drivers tend to stay closer to new cars and stay away from old car. Its natural that new cars get more attention but not...
6 Aug 2009
sumo One thing's for sure, you don't suffer from anxiety of someone 'bumping' into you when you drive an 'old' car. Honestly, new cars are magnets for the occasional scratch & dents.
6 Aug 2009
pass09 Always go for NEW as there are more assurance of the quality of the product from the manufacturer. If anything goes wrong, u can sue them , but unlikely this will happen as the distributor will sav...
6 Aug 2009
vinceyeo


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Always go for NEW as there are more assurance of the quality of the product from the manufacturer. If anything goes wrong, u can sue them , but unlikely thi...
6 Aug 2009
ztcc78


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 cheap things are not good, good things dont come cheap.''
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6 Aug 2009
pass09


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6 Aug 2009
neutral Define new and old please.

A 1 year old car is new or old?
A 5 year old car is new or old?

My car is 4 years old now, so is it old now? People should keep away from me? What about those new cars usin...
7 Aug 2009
Evan It is psychological. An unblemished new car will inevitably be perceived as more prone to "damage". scratches, dirt, bird droppings corrosion. When you bo chap an older car, you naturally pay less ...
7 Aug 2009
WindTurbine
Yup i agree with Eber... My car has been roaming the roads for 9 months now and its has been collecting Stone chips like nobody's business! and er... DINGS!! Man, to the guy/or I suspect its a aunt...
7 Aug 2009
pass09


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"Formerly posted by Eber: It is psychological. An unblemished new car will inevitably be perceived as more prone to "damage". scratches, dirt, bird droppings corrosion. When you bo chap...
7 Aug 2009
hi , bros i am going to service my car my car soon for 3rd service .
and my car is off-peak car , so i think go to khang auto.
any bros can give adivce about khang auto. if any one service ther...

13 Feb 2009
neutral Usually most car workshops are ok for normal servicing. Just drain oil, change oil, filters, etc. Even you can do it yourself. I don't see any problem. Just be sure to ask about the package price b...
13 Feb 2009
lchuanglr hi kenny,

i do my servicing there as they hold the warranty for my car. they've got good service, and their garage is very neat which is always a good sign. they seem quite knowledgeable about w...
14 Feb 2009
kokbeng They are employing technician from malaysian and china?
15 Feb 2009
kokbeng Quote:
"Formerly posted by kokbeng:
They are employing technician from malaysian and china?"
Amend is mechanic.
15 Feb 2009
lchuanglr yup, but i think they have a system of the local super lao jiaos watching over them and teaching them, so i think it's ok. anyway, jazz/fit is quite common lah, so I don't think they'll have any pr...
15 Feb 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:
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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:
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"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:
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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
I am servicing my car soon and wanted to change tyre because already worn out. Should i sent for servicing then ask to change tyre or change tyre now before sending for servicing?

3 Feb 2009
steven_VW kokbeng,

It doesn't matter you change your tyre now or after servicing but you need to change your tyre as soon as possible since its already worn out. Unless you need to do wheel alignment, the...
4 Feb 2009
neutral Look for a workshop where they can do it at the same time. Quite a number of workshops can do it. Save time.
4 Feb 2009
kokbeng Thank. I want to change only the worn out tyre but have to get the same type.
4 Feb 2009
steven_VW Kokbeng, if you are changing only the worn out tyres, do change a pair, either both front or both back. Usually the driving wheels will wear out faster (front wheels in your case, Honda FIT), which...
4 Feb 2009
lchuanglr hi uncle steven,

can I ask, is it normal for the outside threads to be worn out more quickly than the rest? I think I tend to corner a bit quickly, so the outsides are more worn than the insides...
5 Feb 2009
steven_VW Hi lchuanglr,

If your tyres are wearing out equally on the outside thread on all 4 tyres and the difference between outside and inside thread on each tyre is quite minimal (though visible), then...
5 Feb 2009
kokbeng Quote:
"Formerly posted by lchuanglr:
hi uncle steven,

can I ask, is it normal for the outside threads to be worn out more quickly than the rest? I think I tend to corner a bit quickly, so the o...
6 Feb 2009
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" STOP for public buses turning out of bus bays,or you may soon be fined $130 under the Land Transport Authority’s (LTA) latest scheme togive priority to buses on the roads....An LTA study sh...

2 Dec 2008
Stevie80 Seriously speaking, to me I think it's just a pointless implementation that might cost even more jams and delays to other road users and possible increase in risks of accidents.
2 Dec 2008
shah69 is the bus an emergency vehicle like the police,ambulance,fire engine,etc.. that we drivers have to stop and give way to them,,,is there any stop sign for the drivers at the bus bay exit.,,,,this r...
2 Dec 2008
neutral I must concur with everyone here. But besides complain, I would like to offer my solutions.

What they(bus company) must do is to reduce bus stops and make more express(long haul) buses like taxi...
2 Dec 2008
Stefano I've witnessed some buses NOT TAKING their dedicated bus lanes n went onto the middle lane during bus lane hours... not to evade anything cuz there's no blockade or obstructions ahead.... really fo...
2 Dec 2008
kokbeng I agree that ppl take bus but hate the bus constantly stop at busstop. Waste money building a busstop at the wrong place?

Quote:
"Formerly posted by neutral:
I must concur with everyone here. Bu...
9 Dec 2008
kokbeng Should the bus be reduce since MRT already working hard.
9 Dec 2008
Burhanj as it is, buses just zip out of bus bays without waiting. Now, it will be worse.... had many a near miss accidents with buses who come out of bays, even though cars are near...driving on the 2nd la...
10 Dec 2008
yeewf What i would suggest is that give way to buses only during the peak hours.
But i was also wondering did LTA during the study notice the number of buses who did not give way to vwhicles at all?
10 Dec 2008
Stefano nope... tats my best guess hahaha...

the surveyors probably did wat they have to by the book...

Objective #1: Find ways to solve bus travelling timing.

Since nothing else was mentioned...
10 Dec 2008
MazdaBoy I agree with the police or ambulance thingy just weird
11 Dec 2008
Anybody know where can buy a single DIN case(CD casing or any storage)to be mounted below my single DIN MP3 player? What is the price to get a cheap one?

30 Sep 2008
accyt1978 there are original ones and there are those that sound audio workshop can provide.. take ur pic.. otherwise u can try autobacs.. they have some very unique pieces there for u to see..

and i real...
30 Sep 2008
kokbeng Quote:
"Formerly posted by accyt1978:
there are original ones and there are those that sound audio workshop can provide.. take ur pic.. otherwise u can try autobacs.. they have some very unique pie...
4 Oct 2008
PhantomGTR u can try silent also...
7 Dec 2008
Hello all, I would like to have some advice from you people. I have a cousin with whom I mostly go out in the city. She takes her car out most of the times but the trouble strikes when often she fo...

4 Nov 2008
ztcc78 i remember reading on news a guy install a car locator in his car
his car when missing in malaysia and police uses it to locator his car (but in the end when found.. the car is left in pieces)
no...
4 Nov 2008
kokbeng By all means try to remind her everytime she drive.How old is she?
4 Nov 2008
hubbardjol Don’t worry at all; this is not something that is big. All of us have some pros and cons and may be she has one too. Most of the times you handle the situation but for the rest times I would like t...
5 Nov 2008
EdmundSng Maybe you could ask her to remember the number of her lot so u can narrow down the search..

if the number she oso cannot remember.. hmm... i really gt no comments...
5 Nov 2008
steven_VW Hi vegases,

If I am not wrong, the iPhone camera function allows you to take a picture of the place and the GPS feature will tells you the exact location/address of the place the picture was tak...
5 Nov 2008
Stefano Errmmm....is it GPS or GPRS...??? To my knowledge.... GPS can't work indoors, it needs a line of sight.

Best is to remember the significant landmarks or features around her parking area, or when...
5 Nov 2008
blk356 Do u need a GPS to locate her car? I think just use the iphone to take a pix will do. Then again if she remember to do tat.

I've seen a woman who was so absentminded becoz she was so engross wi...
11 Nov 2008
sumo Cheaper to just valet park.
11 Nov 2008
brandon_lee17 For iphone user, you may check out the application store.. there is an application which help to locate where you had parked your car.. i think it work on GPRS.... cheers....
11 Nov 2008
chalk Quote:
"Formerly posted by vegases:
Hello all, I would like to have some advice from you people. I have a cousin with whom I mostly go out in the city. She takes her car out most of the times but t...
11 Nov 2008
JRC
This is an open discussion for the news Pump prices fall

"Petrol companies reduce prices across the board.

Caltex, SPC, Shell, and ExxonMobil have reduced prices by 5 cents per liter for all petr...

4 Nov 2008
blk356 :D ... Hope it will hover or drop further to $55..
4 Nov 2008
ztcc78 pump prices fall but when will stock prices rise?
4 Nov 2008
kokbeng Hope pump price fall below $1.
4 Nov 2008
kokbeng Hope the stock price will rise steadily after i buy them.
4 Nov 2008
haffisx not bad...not bad..oil price down stock price up..when will garment increase salary?
4 Nov 2008
EdmundSng Quote:
"Formerly posted by haffisx:
not bad...not bad..oil price down stock price up..when will garment increase salary? "

Garment increase salary liao.. only applicable to Ministers coz of "the...
4 Nov 2008
Stefano Simple way to a corruption free nation, give them a new lot of freehold property every 2-5 years, a new 2.5 - 4.2l car every 2-5 years and a credit card with a quarter million in it annually as sur...
5 Nov 2008
Anyone know what is the size to fit the head unit in a honda fit? Any one has lobang for the GPS receiver with data storage capacity?

9 Oct 2008
neutral Size of head unit is quite standard, they call it single DIN or double DIN. All cars have at least single DIN but most cars can accomodate double DIN (however you may have to remove your cd box or ...
11 Oct 2008
kokbeng First of all, my car currently on one DIN occupy a MP3 player and the other DIN is cover up with a leather panel which i can make good use if i add to it a storage space. Then if i buy a GPS i wond...
11 Oct 2008
neutral Oic, you need GPS with MP3 player. I think there should be some on the market. But I am not too sure which is good. Some good GPS may not have MP3 payer, while those those with MP3 player may not h...
13 Oct 2008
steven_VW Hi kokbeng,

Obviously, your PI did not do a good job. They should either provide a double din player or give you a storage compartment with the single din player instead of just covering the spa...
13 Oct 2008
kokbeng Quote:
"Formerly posted by steven_VW:
Hi kokbeng,

Obviously, your PI did not do a good job. They should either provide a double din player or give you a storage compartment with the single din p...
13 Oct 2008
lchuanglr Quote:
"Formerly posted by steven_VW:

Obviously, your PI did not do a good job. They should either provide a double din player or give you a storage compartment with the single din player instead...
14 Oct 2008
steven_VW On the contrary... its normal for them to do that.... its normal for them to take the easy way out... ha ha..!!!



The car come originally with a slot for a double din player, most PI will...
14 Oct 2008
lchuanglr Quote:
"Formerly posted by steven_VW:
On the contrary... its normal for them to do that.... its normal for them to take the easy way out... ha ha..!!!



The car come originally with a slot ...
14 Oct 2008
steven_VW Frankly, I do not know of any particular shop that sells this compartment. You can try those accessories shops (radio shops) to see if they have it. Another good place may be Autobaccs since they s...
15 Oct 2008
Hi guys.. i am new here still, as some of you might remember i posted recently on my newly bought Latio 2009 version.

I have started driving for less then a week and my full tank of petrol have ...

6 Oct 2008
Baa
Hi bros,

I noticed there is auto-brake when driving my FIT, didn't kick in often, but seems like when i brake hard and let go, at times, the brake continues till last 10km/hr before release. Fee...

24 Jul 2008
Baa Thanks for everyone's care and concern.

Went to the workshop on Saturday morning, the mechanic inform me my worry is not unique, they have feedback like mine from current and previous FIT owners...
28 Jul 2008
steven_VW Hi Baa,

Good for you, now you know your car better. No need to feel embarrass, we all started from zero. Its always good to ask questions and learn from others, there is no ending to learning. I...
28 Jul 2008
EdmundSng Yo Steven...

asking ppl to speed rite after a few mths?? LOLOLOL
28 Jul 2008
steven_VW ha ha ha... a lot of people do it without me telling them to do so.... in fact, I am cautioning them on things to look out for before they do it... getting to know your car is definitely one import...
28 Jul 2008
Baa well i am closing 3K rpm, closing on 120km. Actually, i find it better this way, rev higher on lower gear, then focusing trying to be as light on pedal as possible. Not sure on the impact on FC ...
28 Jul 2008
joycelym Quote:
"Formerly posted by Baa:
well i am closing 3K rpm, closing on 120km. Actually, i find it better this way, rev higher on lower gear, then focusing trying to be as light on pedal as possibl...
28 Jul 2008
Baa yup CF is the right word, rather than one end to the other, so pai sei
28 Jul 2008
icetrap Quote:
"Formerly posted by Baa:
well i am closing 3K rpm, closing on 120km. Actually, i find it better this way, rev higher on lower gear, then focusing trying to be as light on pedal as possibl...
8 Aug 2008
Baa Thanks for the advice, and yes, i thought of struts bar and anti-roll bar to stabilise the cornering, currently it is at my nice to have list, so i guess i have to wait for extra budget for it.

...
12 Aug 2008
kokbeng 9Quote:
"Formerly posted by Baa:
Thanks for everyone's care and concern.

Went to the workshop on Saturday morning, the mechanic inform me my worry is not unique, they have feedback like mine fro...
4 Oct 2008
Where to get a cheap and good tyre?

30 Sep 2008
accyt1978 Quote:
"Formerly posted by kokbeng:
Where to get a cheap and good tyre? "

they always intro poh heng...
but i'm not sure if cheap and good tyre is a good way to go..

for me.. i would want a ...
30 Sep 2008
valenwolf Seldom there are things that are cheap and good bro..

Tyres are an important aspect for our ride.. choose something that you really want and fit for purpose.... be it tracking or normal day to d...
1 Oct 2008
ztcc78 i agree with both the bros..
tyres are the safety priority in a car
choose the right ones for your drive
1 Oct 2008
ifconfig tyres are important! so don't be a miser on that for safety reasons!.

i recently got my car with michelin ps2 tyres. expensive to some but value for $$$ to me.
2 Oct 2008
2 Oct 2008
neutral Brother, you want cheap and good? There is a way...

Tune in to 90.5FM every Thursday between 615pm to 645pm, they have a contest to guess the car you test drive... be the fastest to sms your cor...
2 Oct 2008
accyt1978 Quote:
"Formerly posted by neutral:
Brother, you want cheap and good? There is a way...

Tune in to 90.5FM every Thursday between 615pm to 645pm, they have a contest to guess the car you test dri...
2 Oct 2008
neutral I am not too sure, Free one I don't ask too much. Haha..

Last night, I have the correct answer too, but not too sure so never submit...it was the Bentley Continental GT Speed...

You can try y...
3 Oct 2008
I recently observed a phenomenon when if I pump Shell 98 first on the 1st tank, I will get significant savings on my SPC 98 on the 2nd tank. Having Shell 98 on the 2nd go did not make any differenc...

1 Jul 2008
Stefano Quote:
"Formerly posted by skyfranz:
do u guys mean 1st tank pump Shell till u have empty the tank, pump SPC/Caltex the 2nd tank?

do you guys mean pumping Shell for the 1st tank, 2nd tank SPC/Ca...
6 Jul 2008
kokbeng Quote:
"Formerly posted by Eber:
I recently observed a phenomenon when if I pump Shell 98 first on the 1st tank, I will get significant savings on my SPC 98 on the 2nd tank. Having Shell 98 on the ...
6 Jul 2008
Stefano Quote:
"Formerly posted by kokbeng:
What about if the third top up is revert to the same petrol as first? I have keep track on the mileage every top up and there is always a drastic increase or dro...
7 Jul 2008
accyt1978 use Vpower and the rest of the story is history...!!!

woahahhahaa
7 Jul 2008
kokbeng Quote:
"Formerly posted by Stefano:
Quote:
"Formerly posted by kokbeng:
What about if the third top up is revert to the same petrol as first? I have keep track on the mileage every top up and there...
7 Jul 2008
fievel guy, petrol savings sometimes depends on the time you pump your petrol. the time of the day or night. seriously. u will see a vast improvement in your mileage!!
18 Aug 2008
mojo Quote:
"Formerly posted by fievel:
guy, petrol savings sometimes depends on the time you pump your petrol. the time of the day or night. seriously. u will see a vast improvement in your mileage!!"
...
18 Aug 2008
fievel Quote:
"Formerly posted by mojo:
Yeah there is this talk on the density of patrol, i.e. its "heavier" in the early morning owing to that lower temperatures at night; rather then in the evening wher...
19 Aug 2008
kokbeng Quote:
"Formerly posted by fievel:
[QUOTE]Formerly posted by mojo:
Yeah there is this talk on the density of patrol, i.e. its "heavier" in the early morning owing to that lower temperatures at nig...
19 Aug 2008
iNDS yo ppl..this info was gd after reading it...to me anytink will do..as long as petrol and not DIESEL in my tank...

Captain Fly!!!!
21 Aug 2008
Hi, anyone know roughly how much can sell a honda fit about 1yr ++? The COE still have more then 8 years.

6 Jul 2008
TCX607 Why do you want to sell your car at such almost new condition?
12 Jul 2008
ztcc78 cos of the rising oil price??
12 Jul 2008
kokbeng Quote:
"Formerly posted by ztcc78:
cos of the rising oil price??"
I bought the car a few month after i pass my license and i think i am wrong. Balance between home expenditure and car, i have over...
15 Jul 2008
joycelym Quote:
"Formerly posted by kokbeng:
Hi, anyone know roughly how much can sell a honda fit about 1yr ++? The COE still have more then 8 years."

PM uncle Steven_VW.
15 Jul 2008
TCX607 Since you have budget limitation, rent out your car to someone you know (not public). This is not against the rule. Many people still looking for a car but do not wish to own one. Wait until your c...
17 Jul 2008
Getz2007 Hey, I thought insurance will not cover you if hirer gets into an accident. May end up total loss.
17 Jul 2008
steven_VW Hi kokbeng,

If I remember correctly, your car is only about one year old. Expect to lose some 25% off the current price if you were to let it go. Meaning if the current FIT is going for say $58K...
18 Jul 2008
sumo Have you tried reducing your spending on other things? Indeed it's difficult, especially this year when inflation is going through the roof, but it may be better than taking in huge losses for such...
18 Jul 2008
ztcc78 Quote:
"Formerly posted by sumo:
Have you tried reducing your spending on other things? Indeed it's difficult, especially this year when inflation is going through the roof, but it may be better th...
18 Jul 2008
Dear all,

I stumbled upon this forum while hunting around for a car. Let me introduce myself, I'm a car noob, and first time car owner who fell in love with the Hyundai Avante and would like to ...

22 Jun 2008
steven_VW Hi rantzzz,

Welcome to the Oneshift family, enjoy your stay and hope to see you at our meet ups.

General thumb of rules, you should not spend more than one third of your TAKE HOME pay on the ...
22 Jun 2008
rantzzz Hi Steven, thank you so much for your analysis. I guess you are right, I can't support it at the moment.

I've been doing calculations all day and no matter how I look at it, I'm not destined to ...
22 Jun 2008
steven_VW No problem, anytime Bro, we are here to share and learn.

Well, you are still young, as you go along, your income will increase, there will be a day that you can get what you want. Anyway, life i...
22 Jun 2008
ztcc78 actually i have a fren whose income is almost the same as yours
he got himself a OPC getz which he uses only after work (go out with family/friends for dinner etc) and weekends
monthly he put asi...
23 Jun 2008
vinceyeo Yea it all depends on how you want to manage your lifestyle. Generally the guideline for OPC is every year our road tax is typically within $50 and thus the savings of around $700-800 for Cat A car...
23 Jun 2008
accyt1978 well done on ur calculation and also your maturity and the current realistic situation..

here's a rough guide for you..

i bought my current subaru impreza in end 2006 priced 55000, after disc...
23 Jun 2008
joycelym Quote:
"Formerly posted by accyt1978:

...as for me.. i needed one due to lack of transport for my working place and cab is not cheap this days too..."

Ya.. me too... lack of transport for my w...
24 Jun 2008
sumo With petrol prices going up, see if it's a "nice to have" or "need to have".
29 Jun 2008
kokbeng Quote:
"Formerly posted by rantzzz:
Dear all,

I stumbled upon this forum while hunting around for a car. Let me introduce myself, I'm a car noob, and first time car owner who fell in love with t...
6 Jul 2008
hi guys,

kena wack the kerb while parallel parking the other day, and got some scratches on my bumper and roughed up a part of my rims. just wondering if anyone can advise if there's anything t...

21 Mar 2008
lchuanglr thanks man. unfortunately, I got my car from a PI, and my servicing is with khang auto at sin ming. maybe i'll check out the guys you recommended at my next servicing.
23 Mar 2008
iNDS Quote:
"Formerly posted by ztcc78:

bro u are not toking abt me rite....
if u dun mind the minor scratches.. wait for someone to bang u
haha.. tats wat my fren did n got his wish in 3 mths ti...
24 Mar 2008
Skye Quote:
"Formerly posted by lchuanglr:
thanks man. unfortunately, I got my car from a PI, and my servicing is with khang auto at sin ming. maybe i'll check out the guys you recommended at my next se...
24 Mar 2008
lchuanglr Quote:
"Formerly posted by Skye:

I do know a couple of workshops. If the touch-ups required are not too extensive, I can probably get them to do a favour. Let me know "

hey man. thanks for th...
24 Mar 2008
lchuanglr thanks skye. as you can see, it's not too bad, but wondering if I can patch it up cheaply. how much do you think it'll cost?





27 Mar 2008
lchuanglr damn...c an't seem to post pics.anyway, have uploaded it into my profile. thanks for the advice!
27 Mar 2008
lium0012 I encountered minor scratches to my pink honda fit during an accident. My car was only 3 days old!*heart pain* I got a quotation for 150-250 to spray paint the whole bumper during my first servicing.
3 Apr 2008
kokbeng Quote:
"Formerly posted by lchuanglr:
Quote:
"Formerly posted by Skye:

I do know a couple of workshops. If the touch-ups required are not too extensive, I can probably get them to do a favour. Le...
7 Apr 2008
lium0012 Hi KokBeng, how much was the cost of the paintwork? Mind telling me from which workshop?
7 Apr 2008
kokbeng Quote:
"Formerly posted by lium0012:
Hi KokBeng, how much was the cost of the paintwork? Mind telling me from which workshop? "Hi lium0012, i can't remember the cost. The company name is ENG HUP SE...
9 Apr 2008
Walau.. I just received for my motor insurance renewal notice.. even with 50% NCD also have to pay about $860+ (Repair at A.D workshop and courtesy cars provided whatever)!

A comparison with o...

27 Mar 2008
kokbeng Mine going to be higher compare last year. All the insurance company want to tock me now. All because of a stupid driver sudden brake and robbed me with insurance claim.
2 Apr 2008
fpchong Quote:
"Formerly posted by joycelym:
Walau.. I just received for my motor insurance renewal notice.. even with 50% NCD also have to pay about $860+ (Repair at A.D workshop and courtesy cars provide...
2 Apr 2008
kokbeng Quote:
"Formerly posted by fpchong:
Quote:
"Formerly posted by joycelym:
Walau.. I just received for my motor insurance renewal notice.. even with 50% NCD also have to pay about $860+ (Repair at A....
3 Apr 2008
vinceyeo Woah... I sense strong anger here... take care of your health bro... money can be earned back.
3 Apr 2008
steven_VW This issue has been around for as long as the past decade, but I think the insurance companies are just taking the easier way out, transferring the increase in costs to consumers. I can agree with ...
15 Apr 2008
sumo Spot on!
17 Apr 2008
steven_VW This is what Mr Tan wrote on the ST Forum.

http://www.straitstimes.com/ST%2BForum/Story/STIStory_232499.html

Its a big joke, makes me laugh till I fall of my chair. It only goes to prove two ...
2 May 2008
joycelym You pay peanuts, you get a monkey.
2 May 2008
steven_VW eh mommy, be careful... the word "PEANUTS" used to be sensitive... kekekeke....

Anyway, ST Forum will not publish my letter of reply to Mr Tan (sigh... wasted), I cut and paste on my blog, read ...
3 May 2008
hondata wa phiang, story very long leh, see untill my eyes almost drop out but the fact is the fact, i support you uncle.
3 May 2008
help me choose.honda fit 2008,mitsubishi lancer glx or toyota vios?

28 Mar 2008
exo18v If you really like to find out the price you can pm me, i can tell you that got a link up got a all time low of 2.28% till may for the interest rate. So for those who interested can really pm me. W...
16 Apr 2008
cosa_nostra80 how to pm?
16 Apr 2008
ztcc78 Quote:
"Formerly posted by cosa_nostra80:
how to pm?
"
goes go to the user profile and message him
16 Apr 2008
Hi,

I'm planning to get my first car so need some advice. My budget is around $60k ~ $62k.

Currently, my shortlist includes the Lancer EX 1.5 (A), Subaru Impreza 1.5R (A) and the Suzuki SX4 S...

26 Mar 2008
steven_VW Hi vade,

Firstly, welcome to the Oneshift family, enjoy your stay and do join us at our meet ups.

Great to see that you have set a budget and streamlined your choices, its a good start.

Yo...
27 Mar 2008
accyt1978 Quote:
"Formerly posted by kentzen:
hi vade, i'm a Parallel importer. By any chance u wanne get a toyota axio, which is a 1.5(A) i can give u more advise on this! =D. If u got any question on getti...
27 Mar 2008
vade hi steven,

thank you very much for your very informative post! very kind of you to take the time and trouble to type all that out.

i brought my wife to see the sx4 yesterday. despite the good...
27 Mar 2008
steven_VW Hi vade,

No problem at all, we are here to learn and share.

Yes, some cars you either love it or hate it, Suzuki SX 4 and Volkswagen Beetle are just two of the examples.

You can scout arou...
27 Mar 2008
vade Sorry but how to check my PM? I've looked every where but I can't seem to find that page
28 Mar 2008
vade never mind i figured it out. not very friendly user interface, or maybe it's just me
28 Mar 2008
kentzen Quote:
"Formerly posted by accyt1978:
Quote:
"Formerly posted by kentzen:
hi vade, i'm a Parallel importer. By any chance u wanne get a toyota axio, which is a 1.5(A) i can give u more advise on th...
28 Mar 2008
kokbeng Quote:
"Formerly posted by vade:
never mind i figured it out. not very friendly user interface, or maybe it's just me " Ever consider Nisson Sunny? It is old looking but the space is big and the pr...
30 Mar 2008
mojo Quote:
"Formerly posted by kokbeng:
Quote:
"Formerly posted by vade:
never mind i figured it out. not very friendly user interface, or maybe it's just me " Ever consider Nisson Sunny? It is old loo...
31 Mar 2008
Storm Quote:
"Formerly posted by vade:
Hi,

I'm planning to get my first car so need some advice. My budget is around $60k ~ $62k.

Currently, my shortlist includes the Lancer EX 1.5 (A), Subaru Impr...
31 Mar 2008
This is an open discussion for the news Fit for fighting

"The new Honda Fit heads for America!

The 2009 Honda Fit is ready to make its big debut in America to compete in the small car segment.

...

23 Feb 2008
mojo Quote:
"Formerly posted by Jarvis:
the U.S should only get the 1.5 i-VTEC engine which produces 118 bhp but still achieve a respectable fuel consumption of 19.6km/l""

This is a sincere non-rhet...
23 Feb 2008
lchuanglr I get an average of 16.8km/L (odo at 7K+ km), but I do about 80-90% expressway driving at about 100-110 kmh.

anyone knows the optimal driving speed for the old Fit? seems to me that a constant 9...
24 Feb 2008
kokbeng Quote:
"Formerly posted by mojo:
Quote:
"Formerly posted by Jarvis:
the U.S should only get the 1.5 i-VTEC engine which produces 118 bhp but still achieve a respectable fuel consumption of 19.6km/...
25 Feb 2008
Hi all, any body have experience the car brake not able to work very well? I got a couple of time when i almost cannot stop in time when i step on the brake. Will mechanic remedy the brake system e...

24 Jan 2008
lchuanglr wow.. that's pretty expensive. think I'll stick to my stock stuff for now unless it's really a problem. can live with my brakes for now.

Thank guys!
14 Feb 2008
accyt1978 Quote:
"Formerly posted by ztcc78:
Quote:
"Formerly posted by accyt1978:
may i suggest to go forum and look for bargain buys... buy new like boh hua leh.."
if u buy 2nd hand use abt 1-2yrs spoilt ...
14 Feb 2008
Hey guys, I'm looking to buy either a Honda Fit or Jazz. Wana get some opinions from you as to which is a better buy? I'm only interested in the 1399CC, nothing higher and realised both these cars ...

30 Jan 2008
laksh11 It does look ugly without the spoiler but the PI said the make for this model is not out in the market yet...so will def fix it once out!
4 Feb 2008
solarspy Hi all,

Saw on honda website that Jazz is going at $50,200 with conditions. Has anyone booked a Jazz lately? What are the conditions?
Thanks.
4 Feb 2008
laksh11 Quote:
"Formerly posted by solarspy:
Hi all,

Saw on honda website that Jazz is going at $50,200 with conditions. Has anyone booked a Jazz lately? What are the conditions?
Thanks."

Hi solarsp...
5 Feb 2008
ncp91 Sounds too good to be true. 52.5k is cash price or with rebates, or any other conditions?
7 Feb 2008
ar3414m Bro congrates, that is a good steal.
7 Feb 2008
solarspy Quote:
"Formerly posted by laksh11:
Quote:
"Formerly posted by solarspy:
Hi all,

Saw on honda website that Jazz is going at $50,200 with conditions. Has anyone booked a Jazz lately? What are the...
10 Feb 2008
laksh11 No cash rebates - this is the cash price. But with 5 non-guaranteed coe bids lah...i didnt mind coz im not rushing to buy a car..
11 Feb 2008
hondata Quote:
"Formerly posted by laksh11:
No cash rebates - this is the cash price. But with 5 non-guaranteed coe bids lah...i didnt mind coz im not rushing to buy a car.."
so what was the interest rate...
11 Feb 2008
laksh11 my interest rate is 2.5%...the 52.5K i paid was incl. of coe, PI bidding at 10k but i mite top up looking at coe prices now...yeah i gaz the antenna depends on individuals and personally, i rather ...
11 Feb 2008
monsieurlee Quote:
"Formerly posted by solarspy:
Hi all,

Saw on honda website that Jazz is going at $50,200 with conditions. Has anyone booked a Jazz lately? What are the conditions?
Thanks."

Think the ...
29 Feb 2008
Any one have Honda fit? What type of radio do you have? I have a small kenwood mp3 which occupy only half of the original DIn leaving a hole with a leather cover on it.

16 May 2007
iNDS bro this sounds intresting...is all honda fit cum with kenwood radio??me asking cos intent to get my ride soon.but dont realy remember the radio set bro.
17 May 2007
hondata i do have friends driving this ride, usually it comes with single din headset unless u request with double din or those DVD player with LCD on it.if you are ice lover, the below space which is cove...
17 May 2007
kokbeng Quote:
"Formerly posted by hondata:
i do have friends driving this ride, usually it comes with single din headset unless u request with double din or those DVD player with LCD on it.if you are ice ...
17 May 2007
hondata those are gimmicks as DVD player is so expensive.
they wanted to cut their cost and that's the reason behind it. my freinds also get cars from PI and they got what they wanted like spoiler, sun vi...
18 May 2007
steven_VW Quote:
"Formerly posted by hondata:
those are gimmicks as DVD player is so expensive.
they wanted to cut their cost and that's the reason behind it. my freinds also get cars from PI and they got w...
19 May 2007
kokbeng Quote:
"Formerly posted by hondata:
those are gimmicks as DVD player is so expensive.
they wanted to cut their cost and that's the reason behind it. my freinds also get cars from PI and they got w...
20 May 2007
hondata hi there, that is the tactics that P.I nowadays is doing to bring down the selling price of the car like they are selling 39500 for the car and others are selling at 41500 so if you calculate back ...
21 May 2007
iNDS ROGER BROS...NOTED ALL INFO...
juz to ensure i dont kena "ketuk"
22 May 2007
hondata should you need to know more about P.I, just post to me anytime. willing to answer all question that i know to the best of my knowledge. if you haven't got your ride i can be of some help as i know...
23 May 2007
laksh11 Quote:
"Formerly posted by hondata:
should you need to know more about P.I, just post to me anytime. willing to answer all question that i know to the best of my knowledge. if you haven't got your ...
30 Jan 2008

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