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Posted 02 February 2017 - 09:32 PM

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I sent to http://www.ellipseau....sg/gearbox.htm at Sin Min for 2.4k. The other commonly mentioned name is KATC "Khang's auto Transmission". Some MCFers here sent their car to JB which I am told about nearly half price.

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Posted 04 April 2017 - 12:44 AM

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just get rid of it and change to newer models, newer cars have better technology


On the contrary, newer cars with more high tech technologies are more prone to breakdowns

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Posted 16 June 2017 - 05:20 AM

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to all car gurus,

 

Where can we source for used parts, to replace some deteriorated panel or console.. for the old ride?

 

heard there are a lot of scrap yards, but have also heard bad reviews on how these scrapyards function n entertain ppl.

 

 

Any advice rgdg scrapyard or used parts dealers?

 

 

Tks in advance...



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Posted 16 July 2017 - 06:19 PM

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Change gearbox there last only 1 yr. whats the point if keep changing gearbox there

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Posted 16 July 2017 - 06:50 PM

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Change gearbox there last only 1 yr. whats the point if keep changing gearbox there

Hi, i spent $2.4k to repair my OLDyssey gearbox and drove for a year before i scrapped it. Let me explain why it was worth the money.
I drove my Oldyssey for 9 years and had been keeping it well maintained. In fact for 7 years my ody had been maintained only by KM. Only during the last 3 years i sent to KM/TPM for every alternate service schedule.
For every service, i would tell mechanics to perform PM check, any smallest signs of oil leak or belt fray, i would have it fixed or replaced. Fortunately the ody was a trusty workhorse that hardly ever give me problems.
Net is i knew the condition of my car well that i knew it would last for 1 more year without major repair after a gearbox service.
Imagine if i had to sell my car then, i would have been offered closed to scrap price for a 9 year old car. That would mean i have to write off the 10th year depreciation. And assuming i buy another 9 year old ody as a replacemrnt, i would have to cough out 13k depr minimally, yet without knowing if the car would last for a year without repair. In fact more likely some repair would be required.
So even till now after 2.5 years, i am still convinced that it was worth spending 2.4k to repair gearbox to drive for 1 year. Some who has the theory of switching to new car when a 9 year old car breaks down may not agree with me, or those who think yolo would rather scrap it and buy a new car. Not wrong but i just work it out based on pure mathematic formula, no feeling about driving old car or not worried about visiting workshop in case of a car breakdown.

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Posted 16 July 2017 - 07:59 PM

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Hi, i spent $2.4k to repair my OLDyssey gearbox and drove for a year before i scrapped it. Let me explain why it was worth the money.
I drove my Oldyssey for 9 years and had been keeping it well maintained. In fact for 7 years my ody had been maintained only by KM. Only during the last 3 years i sent to KM/TPM for every alternate service schedule.
For every service, i would tell mechanics to perform PM check, any smallest signs of oil leak or belt fray, i would have it fixed or replaced. Fortunately the ody was a trusty workhorse that hardly ever give me problems.
Net is i knew the condition of my car well that i knew it would last for 1 more year without major repair after a gearbox service.
Imagine if i had to sell my car then, i would have been offered closed to scrap price for a 9 year old car. That would mean i have to write off the 10th year depreciation. And assuming i buy another 9 year old ody as a replacemrnt, i would have to cough out 13k depr minimally, yet without knowing if the car would last for a year without repair. In fact more likely some repair would be required.
So even till now after 2.5 years, i am still convinced that it was worth spending 2.4k to repair gearbox to drive for 1 year. Some who has the theory of switching to new car when a 9 year old car breaks down may not agree with me, or those who think yolo would rather scrap it and buy a new car. Not wrong but i just work it out based on pure mathematic formula, no feeling about driving old car or not worried about visiting workshop in case of a car breakdown.

What did get after scrapping the ody?

I too had the GB problem with the ody, she serve me well till the last day of her service with only with leaking steering rack and a GB that felt lime a turbo kicked in at gear 3.
If anyone can have it, I don't want it.


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