Anyone here into photography? I am thinking of getting a digital SLR, but not sure which brand/model to go for. By the way, I am now using a point-and-shoot digicam. My budget is not more than $4k....

28 Aug 2008
fpchong Me currently using Sony Alpha 350 (14.2mp)c/w 18-70 n 55-200mm lens. Using my old Minolta Program 5400HS Flash, 3" screen and c/w 2 4gb MS with CF Adapter.

Have been serving me since IT Show @...
8 Sep 2008
ifconfig the mainstreams are using either nikon or canon. so you can't go wrong with those two. personally, i would recommend canon for its wider range of accessories, though i'm not using one.

but don'...
8 Sep 2008
Skye Canon's 5D (with full-frame sensor) and 40D springs to mind. Between the 2, the 40D should leave you with some cash balance to get a decent lens to go with it. Otherwise, perhaps can wait for Nikon...
8 Sep 2008
newwheels Thanks for all the suggestions

Think I will go for either Nikon D90 or Canon 50D.
11 Sep 2008

1 Sep 2008
newwheels PAP said you pay more in ERP, but pay less for road tax, so overall still save money. True???!!!
4 Sep 2008
vinceyeo I am not a PAP supporter but I did remember they only mention making the car more affordable (roadtax wise). I would reckon you dont need a math wiz to know the more times you run past an ERP the m...
4 Sep 2008
domino88 Wow! Top up cash card only once every 2-3 month!

Has anyone notice that the ERP gantries timing is about 3-minute slower? I've checked the school clock opposite my block as well as the TV stat...
4 Sep 2008
sumo Parking at HDB carparks will get more costly. New ERP-sensor barriers sprouting up everywhere....now in Holland Village too.
4 Sep 2008
domino88 This is getting ridiculous. Why ERP at Holland Village too?

Why don't they put one from the return route from Johor on our Woodland checkpoint?

Pure silliness.
5 Sep 2008
EdmundSng Quote:
"Formerly posted by sumo:
Parking at HDB carparks will get more costly. New ERP-sensor barriers sprouting up everywhere....now in Holland Village too. "

In Holland Village!?!!!!!
damn......
6 Sep 2008
vinceyeo Quote:
"Formerly posted by EdmundSng:
Quote:
"Formerly posted by sumo:
Parking at HDB carparks will get more costly. New ERP-sensor barriers sprouting up everywhere....now in Holland Village too. "...
6 Sep 2008
Stefano whoa yesterday morning around 8:30am (Monday) i had made a most expensive trip to town. Passed by 4 ERP gantries out of which, 3 were active (PIE - 1, Going into CTE - 1, Exit Havelock - 1, In fron...
9 Sep 2008
accyt1978 gonna stay out of HOlland Village liao.. no point going there.
might as well i go to dempsey.. hope they dun put ERP parking there.. if not, the charm of DEMPSEY would be gone...

HV is gone.. ...
9 Sep 2008
ifconfig perhaps even riding a bicycle will also be ERP-charged. now that there are more chinese and indians.
9 Sep 2008
Yo all,

have you guys tried to use the GPS to see whether it is really that effective?

i actually did.. i tried to navigate on my own from Kallang to Boon Keng LRT without a GPS and it took a...

25 Jul 2008
joycelym Oh? so Tampines will pronounce as TAM PINES?
29 Aug 2008
vinceyeo Quote:
"Formerly posted by joycelym:
Oh? so Tampines will pronounce as TAM PINES? "

More like Temp Pen*s!!! lmao...
29 Aug 2008
joycelym Quote:
"Formerly posted by vinceyeo:
Quote:
"Formerly posted by joycelym:
Oh? so Tampines will pronounce as TAM PINES? "

More like Temp Pen*s!!! lmao... "

Si ginah... lol
29 Aug 2008
accyt1978 there are many maps that one can use to locate their area of interest

www.map.gov.sg
www.streetdirectory.com
www.google.com

too many liao.. just dun go to a place blindly.. it's gonna be ve...
1 Sep 2008
More child care leave, longer maternity leave!!! Singles or those married without kids, be prepare to stand in for your parenting colleagues!!! Thanks to LHL!!!

18 Aug 2008
Stefano last time kindergarten less than $2 a month, now kindergarten ranges from $100 - $1,500 a month over a span of 25 yrs..... can u believe that....??? Not to mention the branded milk, routine doctor ...
19 Aug 2008
Baa Personally, I do know ladies who take full advantage of the 4mths. And a friend of mine, who commented he don't like kids at all, having 3 children in the end. He outstation permanent overseas, his...
19 Aug 2008
EdmundSng wah Baa...

now we know how rich u r... 1` kid's education is already so tedious... as many as possible...hmm....

richie Baa...
19 Aug 2008
vinceyeo Stefano is partially right. However there are companies who are more receptive towards mothers and do compromise with them when it comes to work (unfortunately local companies are mostly not so). O...
19 Aug 2008
valenwolf Birth rates down, ageing population.. the Government have had to do something.

In my opinion, 4 months maternity is really not very long. Look at it this way, 1 month prior to delivery take leav...
20 Aug 2008
ifconfig from the subject header, i believe this is the reality. being single, you got work harder to prepare for old age. this is given the fact you have no one to depend on to give you the spending $$ (li...
20 Aug 2008
ifconfig personally, to me, the world is so wrong now... everything is measured and against economical reasons.

authority agencies function like running a business. women/men fighting for equality (main...
20 Aug 2008
joycelym Our Motto : To be baby making machines.
20 Aug 2008
EdmundSng :thumbsup:

i will procreate tonight, tomorrow and the day after....
20 Aug 2008
ifconfig looking at the calculation done in a tax rebate topic in today's newspaper, it appears that financially with two children, both parents earning $66k each, will not need to pay income tax from year ...
21 Aug 2008
A few nights ago, I was on my road bike near Mountbatten. Was keeping to the left of the road and cycling straight ahead when I heard a car honked behind me. I turned around and saw it was a Comfor...

10 Aug 2008
valenwolf Quote:
"Formerly posted by newwheels:
A few nights ago, I was on my road bike near Mountbatten. Was keeping to the left of the road and cycling straight ahead when I heard a car honked behind me. I...
10 Aug 2008
haffisx taxi drivers? I got knock down 5 years ago when i was riding my innocent looking vespa. That stupid taxi beat the traffic light when i was about to turn right. The next thing i know..i was flying l...
10 Aug 2008
kkchai Even though there are 3 levels of driving test, yet some of drivers are so incompetent. Does it shows also the moral education is not shaping the society?

I suggest driver learn to patient and u...
10 Aug 2008
EdmundSng i am sorry but i myself dun like the way taxi drivers behave...they think they are the king of the roads...

i know now the cost of driving taxi is up (diesel up, cannot anyhow pick up in CBD etc...
10 Aug 2008
Stefano my impression of cab drivers...??? Simply .... I'll trash them if they cross my path Kept telling myself there r still a few good men out there... but the ratio of those a'face against the goo...
10 Aug 2008
This is an open discussion for the news KPE closure from 12th - 18th August

"The Kallang-Paya Lebar Expressway (KPE) will be closed from 12 August 2008 (Tuesday), 11pm to 18 August 2008 (Monday), ...

7 Aug 2008
joycelym ERP... coming soon..
7 Aug 2008
valenwolf Already once exit KPE got ERP.. they want to put how many... *&^$%#$!@#~@~
7 Aug 2008
Stefano if u notice, their gantries are everywhere at every entrance and exit of KPE.....including Upper Paya Lebar......irritating....
7 Aug 2008
TCX607 16 gantries to be operation at every entrance and exit of KPE. Bottom line, you need to pay ERP to use KPE.
9 Aug 2008
Stanley888 Quote:
"Formerly posted by TCX607:
16 gantries to be operation at every entrance and exit of KPE. Bottom line, you need to pay ERP to use KPE. "

If that's the case, then dont use KPE lah. If all...
9 Aug 2008
newwheels I am now using KPE to travel from Toa Payoh to Marine Parade. If charge ERP, then I go via Eunos/Still Rd lor. Just a few more traffic lights and jam to bear with. Have contributed enough to the tr...
10 Aug 2008
Stanley888 Quote:
"Formerly posted by newwheels:
I am now using KPE to travel from Toa Payoh to Marine Parade. If charge ERP, then I go via Eunos/Still Rd lor. Just a few more traffic lights and jam to bear w...
10 Aug 2008
I received the renewal notice for my car insurance and was dismayed to see that the premium is higher than last year's despite NCD. Looks like inflation has spared no product and service in Singapo...

4 Aug 2008
EdmundSng Yo,

for me,

i never go for AIG.. They Sux
5 Aug 2008
Baa I usually don't look into it much since I don't have the thought of claiming it, but a necessity to drive in S'pore roads. Bascially in insurance, the more you are cover, the more premium you pay, ...
5 Aug 2008
Hi any bro know this information? only 99 per month? what is the catch here?

5 Dec 2007
ztcc78 heard it frm class95 this morning
but nv listen carefully so not sure wat its all abt..
5 Dec 2007
lingluvbos Quote:
"Formerly posted by Char:
Not too sure, even when it is OPC over 10 years with some downpayment say 4K, monthly is still about $200.

5 Dec 2007
newwheels Quote:
"Formerly posted by lingluvbos:
Hi any bro know this information? only 99 per month? what is the catch here?"

It's a gimmick for sure! Can't even be bothered to find out what's the catch....
5 Dec 2007
Stefano maybe it's 10yrs plus some downpayment plus OPC plus cash rebate plus trade-in bah....
5 Dec 2007
ar3414m Well actually its true lah. Afren of mine bought Kia Cerato for 49000,
For 1yr he only need to pay $99 as monthly instalment but after 1 yr its back to the real deal lah. But the offer is only @ A...
5 Dec 2007
lingluvbos Quote:
"Formerly posted by ar3414m:
Well actually its true lah. Afren of mine bought Kia Cerato for 49000,
For 1yr he only need to pay $99 as monthly instalment but after 1 yr its back to the real...
5 Dec 2007
pakmaonsg Quote:
"Formerly posted by lingluvbos:
Quote:
"Formerly posted by ar3414m:
Well actually its true lah. Afren of mine bought Kia Cerato for 49000,
For 1yr he only need to pay $99 as monthly instalm...
12 Dec 2007
ixxit47 Have call up to enquire.

Pay S$99 per mth for 1st year.

Catch is must take a 10 year loan with them.

The loan amount must be at least 70% of the car price.

2nd year onwards, you will pa...
13 Dec 2007
Stefano my opinion....better if can balance out to every year, else 2nd yr onwards ur payment will be higher.

But if u r in need of cash for other commitments like marriage...it's quite ok, cuz u free u...
15 Dec 2007
sumo I would be weary of such deals. Basically be very cautious of marketing gimmics. If you've already had the intention of getting a car and it fits your requirements, then perfect. Otherwise, please ...
18 Dec 2007
Hi guys, recently i was speeding (eating wind) about 140km/h along the straight road behind Changi Airport. I slowed down immediately when I saw a red flashing light up the road, which turned out t...

3 Dec 2007
Stefano Quote:
"Formerly posted by Astina323:
Hi guys, recently i was speeding (eating wind) about 140km/h along the straight road behind Changi Airport. I slowed down immediately when I saw a red flashing...
3 Dec 2007
joycelym You mean Changi Coast Road beside the T2 Airport Runway?

The speed limit there is 70km/hr.. and if you traveling at 140km/hr.. meaning exceeded the 40km and above, hopefully you are not kena cau...
3 Dec 2007
Astina323 Quote:
"Formerly posted by Stefano:
Hmmm...just my tots lah, if u slowed down way before u passed them and that there isn't a mid to high volume of traffic behind u (meaning no obstruction or hazar...
3 Dec 2007
vinceyeo Nothing to crap about. If you dare to drive at that speed on a 70 km/hr non-highway road be prepared for any consequences. That road especially tempting to go fast speed so I dont blame you for doi...
3 Dec 2007
domino88 Aiyoh. If they are on the ball, they would have catch-up with you lah.

Government just announced bonuses. It is year-end, maybe they are thinking how to spend money and try not to sabo other by...
3 Dec 2007
newwheels Quote:
"I went up till 160km/hr on that stretch before as well albeit just for a few seconds.
"

Wow, you are very hiong man! I don't dare to take chances.
3 Dec 2007
ztcc78 Quote:
"Formerly posted by newwheels:
Wow, you are very hiong man! I don't dare to take chances."
of cos he hiong la.. a group of us went there ma..
one kena all kena.. die together die not lonel...
3 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
My 13 inch stock tires states 210psi.

Is it ok for me to over pump to 230psi? Currently on 220psi now. Over by 20psi dunno what will happen.

11 Nov 2007
krazyguy_08 thks mummy, learn something sia..
27 Nov 2007
Hi

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

9 Nov 2007
Have you seen a monk or nun driving luxury cars before? I think the monks in Singapore are quite well-off. Even the low-ranking ones are driving at least a new Corolla/Altis. They may claim that th...

16 Nov 2007
Stefano There's bound to be some jackasses in every religion who'll twist the religious teachings to their own greed or objectives. Believers will easily get brainwashed into thinking those twisted teachin...
19 Nov 2007
newwheels I have read a news article some years back that some Thai monks donned wigs, wear fashionable clothes and drive Mercedes during weekends to go womanizing and boozing On weekdays, they put on their...
19 Nov 2007
ztcc78 Quote:
"Formerly posted by newwheels:
I have read a news article some years back that some Thai monks donned wigs, wear fashionable clothes and drive Mercedes during weekends to go womanizing and b...
19 Nov 2007
acewan Those monks who does that will find out that all is not worth it when they are paying their dues in hell. Period.
19 Nov 2007
Stefano Quote:
"Formerly posted by ztcc78:
Quote:
"Formerly posted by newwheels:
I have read a news article some years back that some Thai monks donned wigs, wear fashionable clothes and drive Mercedes dur...
19 Nov 2007
ztcc78 Quote:
"Formerly posted by Stefano:
Yup and I heard it's compulsory to serve either 1. Thought their army stricter than ours, during the 1st few months, absolutely no going home..... wow.... may of...
19 Nov 2007
kkchai Guys, have you heard a book name Monk who sold his Ferrari?
19 Nov 2007
Stefano Quote:
"Formerly posted by kkchai:
Guys, have you heard a book name Monk who sold his Ferrari? "

Wow, ferrari, so the monk pay taxes annually? The only rich monk I saw was in WWE. The Japanese ...
19 Nov 2007
Stefano Quote:
"Formerly posted by ztcc78:
haha bro.. tats a gd compare
heard now army aint as strict as wat we used to have"

5 day work week, 2yrs army, king coil, good meals, aircon office, computeri...
19 Nov 2007
newwheels Quote:
"Still I respect Rev. Ming Yi alot despite that he drives."

The Reverend is in a new controversy over his Phd qualification. Read an article in Straits Times dated 19 Nov.
19 Nov 2007
hi everyone here..i m new to this forum. n decided to buy a tuscani 07 model. need feedbacks of this car asap so anyone can help mi with this? and also most importantly is the fuel consumption .tha...

18 Nov 2007
newwheels there is a review in this website that says it powers like a 1.6 litre and consumes petrol like a V8, you go figure out. but the car does look gorgeous and it is sub $80k.
18 Nov 2007
ifconfig it's one of the more affordable coupe around... the other is celica which is out of production though.

the new face-lifted tuscani is pretty impressive.. i saw it during the auto show in singap...
19 Nov 2007
kkchai Pros: Nice design coupe with feel and look-a-like Ferrari... Attractive price

Cons: I feel the 2.0L engine performance abit low and not very fuel friendly.

Wait till new Hyundai Coupe/Tusca...
19 Nov 2007
Took a train on 1 Nov at about 7pm from Toa Payoh to Orchard. At Newton station, all passengers were told to get off the train because of a faulty track somewhere ahead. The bus-stop at Newton was ...

1 Nov 2007
accyt1978 u should have post this to the PRIME MINISTER'S OFFICE.. hahhaa

To HELL WITH PTC... all NGO are all linked to GABERMENT..
2 Nov 2007
kkchai Honestly, there are some worst then SG whereby public transport totaly
2 Nov 2007
newwheels Went to a nearby MRT station just now to claim refund of my fare. Got back 65 cents even though the fare was 66 cents...rugi 1 cent But what about the lost of 5 min of the movie? Can they compensa...
2 Nov 2007
newwheels Quote:
"Formerly posted by kkchai:
Honestly, there are some worst then SG whereby public transport totaly "

The government always like to compare to 3rd world countries. Why don't we benchmar...
2 Nov 2007
joycelym Well, not that I choose not to support our public transport system, but the waiting time and their vehicle condition is majority far less than satisfactory. So even with the increasing ERP, limited...
2 Nov 2007
steven_VW Hmmm...something is very weird here....

IMHO, Educations, Medical cares and Public transport are three areas that should not be privatised in a country. These are areas where the government shou...
2 Nov 2007
accyt1978 Quote:
"Formerly posted by newwheels:
Went to a nearby MRT station just now to claim refund of my fare. Got back 65 cents even though the fare was 66 cents...rugi 1 cent But what about the lost of...
3 Nov 2007
amil Quote:
"Formerly posted by newwheels:


The government always like to compare to 3rd world countries. Why don't we benchmark ourselves against the top 3 cities in the world since we always claim ...
5 Nov 2007
greatlyblessedchia Quote:
"Formerly posted by newwheels:

The government always like to compare to 3rd world countries. Why don't we benchmark ourselves against the top 3 cities in the world since we always claim to...
5 Nov 2007
sumo Our public transport system IS one of the best in the world, be it first or third. However, there are two fundamental problems that are inherent in our system: (1) Complacency, (2) Cost Management....
7 Nov 2007
I noticed that different stretches of ECP have different speed limits of 70km/h, 80km/h and 90km/h. I find it a hassle having to vary my speed up and down. Would travelling at a constant speed of 8...

4 Nov 2007
ztcc78 haha.. din notice till u mention
have always been moving at 100km/h
4 Nov 2007
joycelym Ya...

From West to East: (Estimate distance)

Keppel flyover to Prince Edward Exit - 80km
Prince Edward Exit to Ford Road - 70Km.
Fort Road to around Tg Katong exit - 80Km.
Tg. Katong ex...
5 Nov 2007
vinceyeo And I do them all from 90-120km/hr (mostly 120 if traffic permits).

Who cares as long as you keep within 10km/hr above the speed limit near the cameras and slow down if you see any potential TP....
5 Nov 2007
accyt1978 i'm on 90 all the way.. the CAM after the sheares bridge also dun activate at 90 man.. haha...i said.. CHIONG ALL THE WAY...
5 Nov 2007
newwheels thanks all for the sharing...it's reassuring to know. the news on KPE speeding gave me a scare
5 Nov 2007
accyt1978 Quote:
"Formerly posted by newwheels:
thanks all for the sharing...it's reassuring to know. the news on KPE speeding gave me a scare "

KPE?? .. it's the real thing.. but for safety.. i dun even...
5 Nov 2007
vinceyeo Yea if they are going to stick to 70km/hr I am going to avoid it like a plague. I wont use it unless I absolutely have to. Or when I feel like going for a drive relaxingly...
5 Nov 2007
newwheels for me, i can use KPE to travel from PIE to ECP, thus avoiding the usually jammed ubi/eunos...quite useful indeed. hopefully they don't start charging round-the-clock ERP, because if they do, i wil...
5 Nov 2007
joycelym I have tried using KPE eastbound for few times after work from PIE.. 1st day think hit about 80km/hr cos didn't know the speed limit, so far wait for letter , letter no come.. heh heh *cross finger...
5 Nov 2007
kittymeow please drive with care and watch your speedo....dun get catch red-handed.....if one go beyond 40km/hr over speed limit....court case straight away...one of our friend here, kenna that hor

also...
6 Nov 2007
juz read the newspaper n seems like price going up to 40%
those who wana wait for new year then change gotta change ur mind



2 Nov 2007
newwheels Noodle becomes more expensive because flour has become more expensive. Car batteries become more expensive because lead has become more expensive. Going by that logic, my service to my company shou...
2 Nov 2007
Skye Quote:
"Formerly posted by ztcc78:
juz read the newspaper n seems like price going up to 40%
those who wana wait for new year then change gotta change ur mind


"


Changing your wheels soon t...
2 Nov 2007
ztcc78 Quote:
"Formerly posted by Skye:
Changing your wheels soon then? Mai tu liao!! "
haha.. u outdated liao..
me change almost a mth liao..
see my profile for update
2 Nov 2007
ztcc78 Quote:
"Formerly posted by newwheels:
Any reasons for such a hefty price hike?"
sori bro.. lazy to finish reading the news
2 Nov 2007
newwheels read the article - price of lead increases. but didn't know what that has to do with tyres though
2 Nov 2007
Skye Quote:
"Formerly posted by ztcc78:
Quote:
"Formerly posted by Skye:
Changing your wheels soon then? Mai tu liao!! "
haha.. u outdated liao..
me change almost a mth liao..
see my profile for up...
3 Nov 2007
ifconfig just as i was chatting to some friends... now cars, though cheap to buy, drain alot more from your pockets these days compare to last time; running cost is higher (along with inflation rates).
4 Nov 2007
ztcc78 Quote:
"Formerly posted by Char:
ztcc is looking at component speakers liao! I've change my HU to the DAB radio one as I listen to radio like Lush quite often. Having it in digital is great.
I als...
4 Nov 2007
amil Quote:
"Formerly posted by newwheels:
read the article - price of lead increases. but didn't know what that has to do with tyres though "

i think tyres come crude oil which have something to do...
5 Nov 2007
kkchai Quote:
"Formerly posted by ztcc78:
Quote:
"Formerly posted by Char:
ztcc is looking at component speakers liao! I've change my HU to the DAB radio one as I listen to radio like Lush quite often. Ha...
5 Nov 2007
There are a few options:

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

I nearly went...

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

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

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

_________________
all I want for Christmas is..
mazda sway bar link | mazda tail...
18 Oct 2007
MnM 1st phone N8850, used 2yr sold to friend
2nd phone N6xxx forgot the model, tio cheated export set used less then 3months trade in 2nd hand N6600
3rd phone 2nd hand N6600, used less then 6 months ...
31 Oct 2007
NothingToDo 1st phone - Notel dont noe wat model, hit ppl can kill one (gave to my parents, end up as toy phone to my kid)
2nd phone - Samsung N-100, open front pad type (gave to my parents, today still using...
31 Oct 2007
newwheels NothingToDo, selling on the net definitely fetches a better price than trading-in as do not need to factor in the cut by middleman. But must be patient enough to wait for a buyer If no hurry for m...
31 Oct 2007
NothingToDo Oh yes, w/o a doubt it will fetch better price. If I cannot sell, most likely keep it as paper weight
31 Oct 2007
MnM
Came across this topic on somewhere, one guy change his engine oil from Mineral to Syn on his 5K servicing. Generally supposed to change to Syn @ 10k servicing right? Is it a good ideal to have a e...

29 Oct 2007
newwheels Quote:
"Formerly posted by MnM:
Quote:
"Formerly posted by newwheels:
my jazz just had its first 1k servicing and is now using shell helix synthetic. before that was on mineral."
did you ask them ...
29 Oct 2007
MnM Quote:
"Formerly posted by newwheels:
Quote:
"Formerly posted by MnM:
Quote:
"Formerly posted by newwheels:
my jazz just had its first 1k servicing and is now using shell helix synthetic. before th...
29 Oct 2007
newwheels mine is an auto. step a little harder on the gas pedal and the rev needle just swings up. have to agree that the sound isn't too nice to hear at high revs, but i feel it's not too much to rev to 3-...
29 Oct 2007
MnM Quote:
"Formerly posted by newwheels:
mine is an auto. step a little harder on the gas pedal and the rev needle just swings up. have to agree that the sound isn't too nice to hear at high revs, but...
29 Oct 2007
TrollR Hi newwheels & MnM,

High rev isn't that bad, but just dun do it too often in a stock setup. At times, we need to let the car perform abit, and high rev is pushing the car to optimise its potenti...
30 Oct 2007
TrollR Quote:
"Formerly posted by newwheels:
just love those bowl-size exhaust pipe saw a few very fierce on the roads, can literally manouveur laterally...left-right, right-left, just like a fast crab....
30 Oct 2007
newwheels thanks, trollR. i think in that sense, car is a bit like human, sometimes got to push a bit harder to bring out the true potential

i read an article somewhere that it's unwise to always drive ...
30 Oct 2007
Stefano then again, what is the cost difference between mineral and synthetic oil???
30 Oct 2007
TrollR Quote:
"Formerly posted by newwheels:
thanks, trollR. i think in that sense, car is a bit like human, sometimes got to push a bit harder to bring out the true potential

i read an article somew...
30 Oct 2007
TrollR Quote:
"Formerly posted by Stefano:
then again, what is the cost difference between mineral and synthetic oil???"

A bottle of 4litres of Mobil mineral is like selling around $35 - $48 verse a bo...
30 Oct 2007
Tested the manual version, cool ride, but somehow can't get use to the accelerator, coz it is very light and the engine is so quiet that I have moving off problem hehehe... after awhile, it feels q...

29 Oct 2007
i know the topic on GPS has been discussed before, but i think it would be good to hear from those who have personally used it before. is it really helpful?

22 Oct 2007
neutral It will be useful definitely.

The question is ...is it necessary for a small city country like Singapore?

If you feel that it is justify to fit a GPS, comparing to a $10 street directory, b...
22 Oct 2007
Stefano Haha...I've seen it at work in my friend's car, we were trying to get to Vivo city from the north. We ended up getting in and out of expressways several times based on its vocal instructions. 1 pro...
22 Oct 2007
neutral Haha.. we encounter one lousy GPS before..the vocal instruction keep asking us to slow down (it seems that the GPS device cannot cope with the speed we were travelling)..
22 Oct 2007
kkchai Neutral, I think your driving technique too fast it scared the GPS device itself.
23 Oct 2007
ztcc78 no kk.. its true wat neutral has mentioned
fren had a lexus rx300 come with a gps so decided to do a test on it @70km/h
from lavendar reached tanjong pagar.. gps still show ard boat quay area
ca...
23 Oct 2007
newwheels seems like gps in a car is not such a good idea after all. maybe we have to wait for further improvements to the technology.
23 Oct 2007
neutral Believe there are some brands which are quite fast on the updating. Probably you must pay premium for the device? Good things don't come cheap(especially electronics)?
23 Oct 2007
joycelym The cheapest GPS system will be myself... it is FOC...

*Extended Antenna*~~~~~
23 Oct 2007
sumo A GPS is quite good. Obviously quality comes with cost. Do your research. While a street directory is good, for a driver that is absolutely hopeless with directions or is map-illiterate, GPS is a G...
24 Oct 2007
Hi everyone im new here. Juz got the Mitsubishi Lancer EX 1.5. Anyone has any idea what stuff i shud get to be able to play my iPOD mini on the car stereo? Thanks!

21 Oct 2007
newwheels if your car has the AUX jack, just get an additional cable to connect your ipod to the jack will do.
22 Oct 2007
sumo ...or go and check out what other ways you could do that at the macshop if you don't have an aux inlet.
24 Oct 2007

20 Oct 2007
newwheels if i have the budget, the Subaru Impreza WRX 2.0 Turbo (A) 2007 would be one of my top choices.
22 Oct 2007
Jiefu The Impreza 1.5R, 2.0 S-GT, WRX 2.5 is it totally different from the coming soon STi version?

The WRX 2.5 Power: 169Bhp @ 5200rpm ( 68.8bhp/litre)? Is it a mistake? 2.5L only 169Bhp? Or this ...
22 Oct 2007
kkchai 1.5R, 2.0R is the only NA Impreza. The rest is turbo charger.

I think our editor got some mistake. 169 kW/230 BHP for 2.5WRX & 184 kW/250 BHP for 2.0 S-GT.
23 Oct 2007
neutral KK is right, someone made a mistake. Amended liao.
23 Oct 2007
Pippo i cant understand y the wrx/sti looks so gu niang now...
23 Oct 2007
kkchai European gu niang looks better than Japanese gu niang?
23 Oct 2007
Jiefu Quote:
"Formerly posted by kkchai:
1.5R, 2.0R is the only NA Impreza. The rest is turbo charger.

I think our editor got some mistake. 169 kW/230 BHP for 2.5WRX & 184 kW/250 BHP for 2.0 S-GT."

...
24 Oct 2007
neutral The 2.0 S-GT is not a NA car, it is also a turbocharged car.

By the way, for turbo cars, the power is not determined by the cc, it is the size of the turbo and the boost they tuned.

If instal...
24 Oct 2007
Jiefu Lol, i tot the 2.0 version is a NA, hahaha..
24 Oct 2007
kkchai There is 1.5R and 2.0R NA (both come with 4AT or 5MT) whereas 2.5 WRX (5MT ONLY) and 2.0 S-GT (4AT ONLY) TC.
24 Oct 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 guys,

My SE managed to get me the COE during the 1st bid of Oct 07, everything was confirmed (colour of car, loan amount, etc . . ) and was told it'll be 2 weeks to collection. Based on that,...

20 Oct 2007
newwheels i got my coe on 5 sep and collected my car on 22 sep. opc cars need to go for licence plate inspection, that's why a bit longer.
22 Oct 2007
I just booked an Altis, is considering color between silver metalic, black, or the new medium grey metalic.
Silver - easy to maintain but "old type" liao
black - hardest to maintain but cool.. ...

21 Oct 2007
ztcc78 had to give u advise on color le..
u will be the one facing n maintain the color for the car
wait after a few mths u dun like the color liao blame on me..
but for me.. i go for silver cos i lazy...
21 Oct 2007
iNDS agree with my bro....
i will go for silver....
22 Oct 2007
neutral If you are someone who would wash car very frequent and your normal parking area is sheltered, you can go for your cool black. If you are those not so hardworking type (like me), take the silver.
...
22 Oct 2007
newwheels it should be "medium silver metalic" instead of "medium grey metalic". i would go for medium silver. silver is kinda common and really ah pek colour. black has never been in my favour.
22 Oct 2007
sumo Listen to the bros here: Go for SILVER. It's the may be one of the most common colours on the road, but unless you want to be a slave to your car,i.e. washing it everyday, then go for the black. Fo...
24 Oct 2007
bluevalley2000 actually, i like medium silver...but again, it really is a matter of personal preferences.
26 Oct 2007
Saw this post at the other forum, so share it with e bros here!:)


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

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


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

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

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

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

9 Oct 2007
accyt1978 leong seng or yewlip... u decide.. but yew lip is always busy..
9 Oct 2007
brandon_lee17 hi bro.. dont mind me asking.. do you roughly know how much it will cost to respray the rims..?
9 Oct 2007
accyt1978 Quote:
"Formerly posted by brandon_lee17:
hi bro.. dont mind me asking.. do you roughly know how much it will cost to respray the rims..?"

35/rim and up... depending on condition...
9 Oct 2007
brandon_lee17 Quote:
"Formerly posted by accyt1978:
Quote:
"Formerly posted by brandon_lee17:
hi bro.. dont mind me asking.. do you roughly know how much it will cost to respray the rims..?"

35/rim and up... ...
10 Oct 2007
iNDS bro...y u ppl wanna spray ur rims??
11 Oct 2007
newwheels black rims look more fierce?
11 Oct 2007
hondata Quote:
"Formerly posted by d_syahmi:
Anybody can recommend where to spray my rim to glossy black. thks"
i have lobang, actually i did some enquiry at sim ming and they quoted me with SGD 150.00 fo...
11 Oct 2007
Like to know if you guys do rust proofing for your car? Cost is about 300 plus to do the bottom of the car. Not really a big deal of money, but not sure if it is really necessary. Hope to hear some...

9 Oct 2007
ztcc78 most pple will not waste $$ to do rust proofing
reason.. no one will drive a same car for life..
i would suggest use the $$ for smething else
10 Oct 2007
accyt1978 Quote:
"Formerly posted by newwheels:
Like to know if you guys do rust proofing for your car? Cost is about 300 plus to do the bottom of the car. Not really a big deal of money, but not sure if it ...
10 Oct 2007
joycelym Better save your $300+ .. invest on accessories or tyres!
10 Oct 2007
newwheels Hi guys, very grateful for all your advice. Guess I probably won't do it then Afterall, I also don't think I will be driving it for full 10 years. But I didn't know it can help to reduce road noi...
10 Oct 2007
steven_VW Quote:
"Formerly posted by newwheels:
Hi guys, very grateful for all your advice. Guess I probably won't do it then Afterall, I also don't think I will be driving it for full 10 years. But I didn...
10 Oct 2007
Skye Quote:
"Formerly posted by newwheels:
Hi guys, very grateful for all your advice. Guess I probably won't do it then Afterall, I also don't think I will be driving it for full 10 years. But I didn...
10 Oct 2007

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