Hi all,

How can we report errant lorry/van drivers who speed like F1 and hog lane1 to uncle sam? I am no saint but i have noticed an increased number of such drivers esp during evening/night time.
On...

29 Sep 2010
edlaz Quote:
"Formerly posted by yeewf:
Hi all,

How can we report errant lorry/van drivers who speed like F1 and hog lane1 to uncle sam? I am no saint but i have noticed an increased number of such driver...
29 Sep 2010
yeewf Thanks. One of freinds suggest to take photo or video of the driver but this is not possible as i am driving. If i do so, then i too am breaking the law with driving n videotaping !! LOL!
30 Sep 2010
Evan Recently I have seen really slow motorbikes on the overtaking (right-most) lane! I thought slow motorcyclists are advised to keep left taught in class?
4 Oct 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


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

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

 "




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


Driven to distraction?
Thu Nov 05 19:50 by Drive Smart Team



Experts reveal the dangers of listening to music whilst driving in your car, but there are benefits too.

Most of us enjoy li...

21 Nov 2009
wilswong Initial D music....got the soundtrack from the anime series..

But to save petrol and maintain alertness, always put on Mozart as some is fast paced but not to the point of 'boomz boomz' distractio...
21 Nov 2009
neutral Must agree to this music thingy. As long as there is sound it will affect the driver.

Sometimes while listening to some favourite songs(slow music), it will lead me to think of those good old days,...
23 Nov 2009
yeewf I prefer listening to the radio as there is always someone talking so u dont get too absorb into the music be it classical, pun, rock etc.

23 Nov 2009
keongzai1981
That explains why there are hoggers everywhere on the expressways... even when the road is bloo*y infront of them... they just refuse to move.
24 Nov 2009
WindTurbine Usually when I drive alone, i dun want any music, i love to listen to the engine's tune more... Unless There are passengers, will i turn on the radio.

Oh.. ya.. except stucked in a jam.. then it...
24 Nov 2009
Stefano
I wonder if anyone did a study on watching video while driving... like romance.....action.....drama.....porno (surely buang IMO... lol)..... lol  

Recently saw a parked MPV with 4 LCD screens.... ta...
25 Nov 2009
yeewf


Quote:
"Formerly posted by Stefano:
I wonder if anyone did a study on watching video while driving... like romance.....action.....drama.....porno (surely buang IMO... lol)..... lol  

Recently s...
1 Dec 2009
Hi,

Does anyone know if one needs to obtain an international driving license or what needs to be done, if anything if he/she wants to drive in Australia when holidaying? I don't mean renting a car f...

19 Nov 2009
yeewf I managed to find out how in case anyone is interested.
The only place that issues international driving permit (IDP) is AA i.e. Automobile Association.
Valid for 1 year and cost $22.00. Need 2 phot...
23 Nov 2009
the current carwash at the petrol kiosk is abt 6 dolar, and carwash at car grooming shop is higher. Do u tink 6 dolar is too much?

6 Nov 2009
accyt1978


Quote:
"Formerly posted by Eber:
Some are charging $7 a car. That's really a bit too much.

There's a relatively cheap carwash behind hankook tyre store at Toh Guan. behing IMM. $4."




no l...
8 Nov 2009
Kangadrool Quote:
"Formerly posted by pass09:
Quote:
"Formerly posted by Kangadrool:
Wash you own. 2 buckets for 25 cents only. "

in term of price, its cheaper. but if u include the car shampoo..will it mor...
9 Nov 2009
accyt1978


Quote:
"Formerly posted by Kangadrool:
Spend some $$$ PPS your car. Next round, just hose down your car with plain water costing 25 cents only and car is cleaner than petrol kiosk wash."


...
9 Nov 2009
pass09

After applied PPS, no need to use shampoo to wash away those road film? just only use plain water will do? sure clean?
13 Nov 2009
Kangadrool Cannot use shampoo as it will remove the protective coat. Just use plain water + sponge and dirts will come off easily.
13 Nov 2009
pass09


Quote:
"Formerly posted by Kangadrool: Cannot use shampoo as it will remove the protective coat. Just use plain water + sponge and dirts will come off easily. "




my car now orady coated ...
13 Nov 2009
yeewf Hi Guys, sorry to interrupt, but wat is PPS??

For Washing, i usually let the bangala fellow @ my mscp wash it at least once a week. and every tiem cost $5.

U any experience with it?
19 Nov 2009
steven_VW Hi yeewf,

PPS - Paint Protection System. There are a few brands (some pretty established) in the market, Amazing Glaze, CS II... etc. All claimed to be good, effective, gives the car a long lasting ...
19 Nov 2009
yeewf


Quote:
"Formerly posted by steven_VW: Hi yeewf,

PPS - Paint Protection System. There are a few brands (some pretty established) in the market, Amazing Glaze, CS II... etc. All claimed to be goo...
19 Nov 2009
pass09 Quote:
"Formerly posted by accyt1978:



Quote:
"Formerly posted by Kangadrool:
Spend some $$$ PPS your car. Next round, just hose down your car with plain water costing 25 cents only and car is ...
20 Nov 2009
Hi All, me got ugly streaks of "grease"? marks on my front. Not sure how it came about, maybe cos i work in Tuas near shipyard?? Frown
I used to have the local "bangalore" car washer at my mscp to wash a...

22 Sep 2009
SIM37 I use this



Cheap and good!!

Remember that this is slightly abrasive, after you've removed the stain, remember to wash the entire car and apply sealent after that.
24 Sep 2009
SIM37 TAR Remover 125 ml
A new breakthrough in car care, it removes oil, grease and tough tar stains easily and effectively. A water-based product, therefore it does not affect or discolour the original ...
24 Sep 2009
yeewf
Hi SIM37. Thanks for the advice. I have check from another posting here in oneshift forums that some forumers are using max-polish. I have setup an appt with them and see what they can do about it....
24 Sep 2009
SIM37 The overall detailing of the outside of a car involves generally this few process

1. Washing/shampooing the car thoroughly to remove all surface dirt and contaminants

2. Claying the car (to remove fi...
24 Sep 2009
yeewf Quote:
"Formerly posted by SIM37:
The overall detailing of the outside of a car involves generally this few process

1. Washing/shampooing the car thoroughly to remove all surface dirt and contaminan...
24 Sep 2009
yeewf Quote:
"Formerly posted by SIM37:
The overall detailing of the outside of a car involves generally this few process

1. Washing/shampooing the car thoroughly to remove all surface dirt and contaminan...
24 Sep 2009
Hi,

I made a mistake when posting a car review. How do i delete, change the review? It should be for a hatchback version and not the sedan.

Thanks.Redface

3 Aug 2009
yeewf


Quote:
"Formerly posted by Char:
Hi yeewf, thanks for the review. I have changed out the car to Kia Rio 5 Dr manual. Hope this is the correct one.
http://www.oneshift.com/pdb/cdr.php?pid=713"
...
4 Aug 2009
Hi

A short question. If i were to place a booking fee for a new car, is it refundable ?
Thanks!

31 May 2009
ztcc78 depend on the contract stated..
1 Jun 2009
mj
uually not ... must see contract

but if u upgrading to same brand ... e.g. from City u change Accord ... probbaly can
1 Jun 2009
neutral What happened? If you share, we will have a better understanding.

Usually if buyer cancel, the answer is NO. If the dealer cancel, the answer is Yes.
1 Jun 2009
yeewf
But wat if i were to be laid-off n definitely not be able to pay instalments for the car, so how? Can plead with them an hope that they will refund the $$?
2 Jun 2009
jasontang


Quote:
"Formerly posted by supernovae: Hi

A short question. If i were to place a booking fee for a new car, is it refundable ?
Thanks!"




your only hope is the coe go up so high that the d...
2 Jun 2009
mj


Quote:
"Formerly posted by yeewf:
But wat if i were to be laid-off n definitely not be able to pay instalments for the car, so how? Can plead with them an hope that they will refund the $$? "
...
2 Jun 2009
steven_VW HI supernovae,

As all the rest had said, it depends on the terms and conditions stipulated in the sales contract/agreement. Generally, the booking fee is refundable if the dealer cannot secure the C...
2 Jun 2009
vinceyeo


Quote:
"Formerly posted by yeewf:
But wat if i were to be laid-off n definitely not be able to pay instalments for the car, so how? Can plead with them an hope that they will refund the $$? "
...
2 Jun 2009
yeewf


Quote:
"Formerly posted by vinceyeo:



Quote:
"Formerly posted by yeewf:
But wat if i were to be laid-off n definitely not be able to pay instalments for the car, so how? Can plead with t...
3 Jun 2009

Not sure anyone of you do know this web. If you do know, ignore it, if not, see if it is helpful...

Limsimi.com JB Hunt

2 Jun 2009
steven_VW kkchai, your helpful web not very helpful leh... the link you provided is not working... can you provide the link again?


2 Jun 2009
kkchai Aiks....

Some how I can access to it...

Anyway, use old school method...

web link: http://www.limsimi.com/
ENJOY!
2 Jun 2009
yeewf
Thanks kkchai! How about the one that lists the top 10 models of cars that is carjack in JB? sorry hope did not offend any of our northern neighbours.

Also, i used to have the link to check if our ...
2 Jun 2009
                        Number of Forum Postings
Rank                      From - To
Rookie              0-50
HB Released      51 - 100
1st Gear            100 - 199
2nd Gear           200 - 299
3rd Gea...

5 May 2009
krazyguy_08 hmm, the ranking doesn't seems rgt from Rally racer to F3000 racer leh.. i mean the figure...
5 May 2009
Evan sorry! typo! thanks for pointing out.
6 May 2009
mj


Quote:
"Formerly posted by Eber:
sorry! typo! thanks for pointing out."




Still got typo I think

"
Rally Champ       2000-1999
F3000 Racer        4000-3999
Formula One       above 8000
"

Edited ...
6 May 2009
yeewf
So, how does one check his/her number of posts?? Me think i still rookie.
12 May 2009
Evan Hi Yeewf, we are in the middle of upgrading the member points system since its not just forums postings anymore, but across the services such as car/pdt reviews, etc. Thanks for the feedback!
4 Jun 2009
Green cars - should you buy one?

"We give you an insight on what it entails to own a green car here in Singapore..."

6 Apr 2009
psyiche In these times, most Singaporeans will choose to follow their pockets rather than their heart. If the authorities are keen to promote alternative green technology, then they need to have a fairer a...
15 Apr 2009
yeewf I do agreed that with the economy going downhill, i dont think more people will part with the additional $$ that comes with green cars.
For me i will rather buy a smaller cc car than to spend it o...
16 Apr 2009
Manualonly There are multiple factors at work here about going green (aka reducing CO2 emission, which is what it should be about).

Problem is our government has an enormous vested interest in petroleum-ba...
17 Apr 2009
Manualonly Speaking of political-will in going green, China's BYD already selling the world's first mass-production PHEV.

Never under-estimate what technology is capable of nor its origin.
The issue is f...
17 Apr 2009
Manualonly And the political will in US of A.

This is what BBC correspondence found out when he interviewed ordinary Americans and GM. Remember, BYD already is selling their PHEV while Volt remains in the ...
17 Apr 2009
Hi,

I am in the midst of getting a new car and was informed by my colleague that children under 9 needs to have child seat. Can i use booster seat instead? i got 2 kids 2+ & 3+.
Also any good l...

15 Apr 2009
steven_VW HI yeewf,

I think child booster seat is for kids above 9 years old and below that you have to use a child seat, read HERE and I think the size of the kid does matter if they are suitable for boo...
15 Apr 2009
yeewf Hi Steven, thanks for the info. It does help. else i will spend more $$ paying fines or worse get my precious license revoked!
Will ask around for some good bargains.
Cheers!
15 Apr 2009
Hi,

I use to b able to search for a certain car model e.g. Toyota vios and able to see the users who are driving this car. Has this featrue been disabled?

13 Apr 2009
yeewf Hi Char,

Thanks.

15 Apr 2009
Hi all,

The Oneshift.com team is planning a COTY showcase for the winning cars that all of you have voted for. We are trying to see if we can get all the 6 winners down for you to actually see w...

13 Jan 2009
ztcc78 well well.. what have we here!!
6 cars with food.. quite a tough one this round
14 Jan 2009
steven_VW ya man.. this is tough... a place big enough to showcase 6 cars... ample car park lots to accommodate visitors, a place with food provision... hmmm.... well, we still have some time... let's all cr...
14 Jan 2009
Stefano East Coast Carl's Junior, West Coast Mac, urrrrmmmm...Marina Barrage..??? hehe....
17 Jan 2009
Skye SengKang Sports and Recreation Club?
18 Jan 2009
ztcc78 Quote:
"Formerly posted by Skye:
SengKang Sports and Recreation Club?"
Gombak MRT/Stadium will be better..
18 Jan 2009
sumo Singapore Flyer would be nice.....only if it's still functioning by then!
23 Jan 2009
ifconfig one vote from me on hosting near Singapore Flyer (best if before they open, less crowded and can visit the restaurant there to give them a push in their sales.) if not, the nearby SingaporeGP area ...
23 Jan 2009
yeewf How about Singapore Expo or the old national stadium? Lots of makan places along Kallang.
4 Feb 2009
Hi there,

Anyone knows what do i need to watch out for if i were to drive my friend's car(Sedan) as he is going away on a holiday?
I know i need to check if the insurance cover other drivers, c...

10 Dec 2008
steven_VW Hi yeewf,

Yes, the most important thing is to check that your friend's car insurance covers other driver. For comprehensive coverage, it usually works in a way that if name driver is required, o...
11 Dec 2008
yeewf Hi Steven thanks for the info. will check with him.

Cheers!
11 Dec 2008
TCX607 As long as your friend gave the consent for you to drive his/her car, you are cover. I would suggest you do a orientation drive during low traffic period to get use to the handling.
Once you are c...
11 Dec 2008
Quote:
" STOP for public buses turning out of bus bays,or you may soon be fined $130 under the Land Transport Authorityís (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
What do you think? Is it a good time to buy a car now? My take:
Cons:
- recession coming. many company retrenching people.
- hig coe = higher car price
- inflation up. not sure what is the % no...

27 Sep 2008
kafaratus well... personally i would hate to see more ppl buying car cos nowadays my HDB carpark is getting so jammed with cars that i'm starting to have difficulty finding a lot.. even my dad is complaining...
27 Sep 2008
TCX607 New Car price is attractive.
Used car price is almost un-resistable. I heard many people try to sell their wheels due to investment lost. Unable to hold any longer. Sellers are willing to slash ...
28 Sep 2008
blk356 Yah yah...wow...I see lot of BMW going for sale. think may are investor letting go. If I were you I slash 10K off the asking price...
I did that for my previous car...I add back 1K only the c...
29 Sep 2008
yeewf Quote:
"Formerly posted by blk356:
Yah yah...wow...I see lot of BMW going for sale. think may are investor letting go. If I were you I slash 10K off the asking price...
I did that for my previou...
4 Oct 2008
wow...last Saturday evening (7.35pm) I heading to Liang Court for some shopping. While making a right at the traffic from Clemenceau Ave into River Valley Rd, I was rudely greeted with ERP..."SWITC...

23 Sep 2008
neutral I think the worst is the ERP 60 at Eu Tong Seng Street. I don't understand why there is a ERP there and what's the purpose. I have already paid the gantry at merchant road and as I turn right to go...
23 Sep 2008
Stefano It just doesn't make sense nowadays.... trying to curb traffic going into town (City Hall, Bugis, Chinatown, Orchard) on a Saturday...??? Is it trying to tell us to go do our money splurging activi...
24 Sep 2008
blk356 Then they should scrap road tax & go on mileage. My Bro said in Australia, road tax there are same amount, it does not matter if you own a 800cc or 4200cc, just pay the petrol consumption you use.....
24 Sep 2008
blk356 I can bet you pretty soon they will have it on almost every expressway as long as there are jams every evening...

Potentially are
AYE - City to Jurong stretch.
BKE - City to Woodland stretch. ...
24 Sep 2008
yeewf Yes if i not wrong, KPE is the most expensive with the most number of ERP gantries. Think it is 14.

one must check he got his cash card top up full to ensure he dont get summon incase the cash r...
26 Sep 2008
vinceyeo Which is why I am avoiding chinatown at all cost. *Protest againest Chinatown ERP* If they want the business there to all close down because of this nonsense too bad then. In war there are always c...
26 Sep 2008
blk356 true true, now me oso hardly go there during weekdays. last round tenants had complaint to MP & LTA said they will do a early review of it....must make them eat their own words "it will help busine...
26 Sep 2008
yeewf Aiyah, the garmen wants pple to take public transport yet they are increasing the fares too. either way they win, we lose.
27 Sep 2008
ztcc78 well..thks to the protest of chinatown
now finally we have good News
27 Sep 2008

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