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Johnny86

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  1. Johnny86

    Opel Astra 2016

    Went many times already. Not that serious just not shiok when driving straight. Everytime I send in and take back it's nice for 2 weeks. Then goes off again. So maybe when due tire see how
  2. Johnny86

    Opel Astra 2016

    Did u get this fixed yet? Same issue.
  3. Johnny86

    Opel Astra 2016

    wah lan eh jialat man. big money. brake pad and rotor u replaced with stock? was thinking EBC. kept wondering if it was the retainer clip.
  4. Johnny86

    Opel Astra 2016

    Don't worry they will fix it Change pad change rotor charge u parts and labor
  5. Johnny86

    Opel Astra 2016

    After 30K, systems run in Liao. Idling much better, runs less tight, power aplenty But damn.....ytd saw a seat cupra drive like go kart, can't even hear it coming. So fast so quiet. Slurps.
  6. Johnny86

    Opel Astra 2016

    that's good bruh. still got 2mths to go before I get it looked at
  7. Johnny86

    Opel Astra 2016

    steering replacement was to address turning issue. after changing, no improvrmrnt but now it seems more of a brake issue
  8. Johnny86

    Opel Astra 2016

    replaced at 20k already. was good for a while. now 30k same as before change.
  9. Johnny86

    Opel Astra 2016

    ok so recently AG replaced my left + right control arms, link rods under warranty. while it took quite a while for them to do so, am glad they did replace as claimed. credit to them. 1+ mths ago - left arm + both link rod early this week - right arm 1mth ago already felt the car was becoming more composed and my left drift was becoming negligible. after complete replacement, went to do alignment. the drive feels very planted already and alignment improved it very slightly. now very therapeutic to drive on good roads, be it firing out of a corner or cruising on eway. its like wearing track shoes and sprinting. but the clunking etc still not resolved. gonna check the brakes in a few mths as claimed by some bros here.
  10. Johnny86

    Opel Insignia 2017

    disappointed in insignia price n specs sia
  11. Johnny86

    Opel Astra 2016

    yup same but then how to fix this?
  12. Johnny86

    Opel Astra 2016

    agree with above just add some points: I mentioned steering column before, but after "changed steering" nothing improved. from observation steering seems to be fine. so the usual complaints that owners have could be mostly linkrod/control arm and something else i havent verified yet. so its not like a huge defect but just needs something done. after ECU update there is quite minimal gearbox jerk. with a controlled foot it shifts nice and smooth unlike a typical slushbox where it feels heavily padded. its the city traffic jams that bring out some tucks but certainly not rough anymore. on hard acceleration u cant really feel shifts (maybe its meant to be driven hard). mid gear control is quite smooth ie butt dyno doesnt feel much but speedo is climbing well So for point 3, im also ongoing with AD since before 10,000km. hope they step this up but unfortunately it is happening in UK unresolved as well. Hope Opel comes up with a solution like they did with ECU update. regarding road noise, i think the bulk of it comes from behind, some kind of hollow whining. gonna try to add some insulation in the boot, as i read some did and improved quite abit. rattle doesnt happen to me all the time. maybe on really hot days. most days its just quite minus steering noise. oh yea somehow aircon on/off button may peel if u keep pressing it daily. had it changed under warranty but hope it lasts. so far touchwood nothing major, running ok, onboard tech running well power aplenty for daily drive and nice torque to play with majority of other makes. now i just admire its looks. have come to appreciate that it looks pretty timeless. sharp eyes front and back, short bonnet nice booty. gives a well rounded appearance. previously wanted to change to other car but wife says otherwise. she loves the comfort of the seat and drive. next change will only be facelifted Merc A180/200! because sucker for tech and body is just superficial hahahahhaha
  13. Johnny86

    2018 2nd Generation Peugeot 508

    damn nice. backside look like mustang the gear lever look a lil like BMW yet different
  14. Johnny86

    VW Golf 2017

    (not so) new golf 1.5 Evo comes with wet. wonder why nv bring in
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