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  1. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A8wNu_T86UU
  2. You are in the right section, since it is about auto manufacturer... It is not uncommon for large corporation to venture into businesses that is not directly related to what they are best known for, such as Fujitsu and Hitachi have gone into agriculture business (high tech farming), or for that matter, Nokia started off as a manufacturer of toilet paper, Geely with fridge, etc. For a start, let make a guess what is this item number for, under VW's official part list? 199 398 500 A (siting right between the wiper blades and lug nuts)? Nope, it is not bumper, headlight, engine oil, key chain or stuffed toy, but something edible. And nope, not the coffee or biscuit you had while waiting for your car to be service, but something that is very much popular in western... ... ... ... First created in 1973, Volkswagen has made its own currywurst sausage ever since, and in the process turned it into a symbol of the company throughout Europe. While it’s a staple of the factory cafeterias in Wolfsburg and other European Volkswagen plants for breakfast or lunch, it’s also sold in grocery stores under the “Volkswagen Originalteil” (German for “original parts”) brand. Dealers in Germany often give five-packs of them to customers as gifts. And it’s a huge hit: last year, Volkswagen made 6.8 million currywursts – more than the number of vehicles the VW brand sold worldwide in 2017. What does the VW currywurst taste like? To an American palate accustomed to bratwursts and other sausages typically labeled “sweet” or “hot,” the currywurst walks the broad space in between. There’s a strong yellow curry flavor, but with a kick from the pepper and ginger in the spices. The actual recipe, as devised by the original Volkswagen butchers in 1973, is an official company secret known only to a few people. It’s typically served either intact or chopped into bite-size slices on a paper bowl and drenched in ketchup – preferably the curry-flavored variety also made to Volkswagen’s recipe. Since its inception, the currywurst has been made in-house by Volkswagen employees. Today, about 30 workers, most of them trained butchers, oversee the process at VW’s flagship plant in Wolfsburg. Three times a week, the plant takes in fresh pork from nearby farms and grinds choice cuts into a precise mix. “Our currywurst has a fat content of only 20 percent. Normally, it’s around 35 percent,” explains Head Butcher Franco Lo Presti, who has been making VW currywurst since 1979. After mixing in the spices and packed into casings, the sausages are dried, smoked over beechwood and steamed for 100 minutes at 176 degrees. The final product is weighed, inspected and packaged for shipping to other Volkswagen plans or retailers, with a typical output of 18,000 sausages a day. For those workers who don’t prefer meat, VW has also made a vegetarian variant since 2010. And VW also made their own ketchup...
  3. My friend went to Sung Beng to have his stereo fixed(pulling of cables for amp and 4 speakers with installation of 4 speakers). He was quoted $400 for the job, which seems ridiculously high. So after some negotiation, the price was dropped to $280 which imo still expensive as I have been quoted $100 for pulling cables and $40 per pair of speakers. Note that all cables and equipment were self provided. Anyway, they claim that they do a detailed job, therefore their prices are so high. Since they claim to be professionals, friend agreed to let them do it. Upon completion and to our horror, we found that they pulled the speaker cables from the amps to the headunit and connect it back to the speakers via the stock cables. Sad... $280 for a job that seems like $80 worth. Just to warn brudders who are looking for an installer.
  4. Hi, can I check if the petrol tank capacity for honda fit GE6 1.3 auto is 42L ? And, when low petrol warning indicator lights up...how much petrol is left ??
  5. Unfair

    Republic Auto

    Hi, recently read about this new 2nd hand car dealer. Seems to be C&C selling the trade-in cars. Prices seem okie, anyone have any experience there ?
  6. I have always had high regards for Vincent, he comes across as putting customers first. I believe alot of people would attest to his repo with the customers on this forum. However after charging me for "using your own parts", he bear grudges for over a year and told me off last week saying that "I CANNOT BRING MY OWN" spares parts anymore. Oh well, up for awareness. Looking for other reliable workshops now for Merc.
  7. Assassin has listed with a link to a page in One Motoring for scrapping services. I now bring you the scrapyard for auto parts list! Here are the two most popular ones I got from the Starlet owners. Seng Tat Auto Parts Pte Ltd 62 Sg Kadut Dr Singapore 729571 Telephone : 6368 5657 Fax : 6365 1335 Soon Hup Auto Parts Trading Pte Ltd 11 Sg Kadut Ave Singapore 729647 Telephone : 6368 1123 Please add more if you know of any.
  8. THE MOST ANTICIPATED mega car meet is finally here at Kallang Singapore. Witness the fabulous super cars and performance machines killing your ear buds off with flame throwers and hard revving speed limiter cuts ! From humble family sedans modified into mean looking machines and raw speed demons , watch it here ! This is Auto Culture ( AC ) Underground 2019 ! https://youtu.be/BgbZB0VG7EE
  9. Hey guys, What's the cheapest range of android auto HU currently available and the approx cost of it? Thanks
  10. anyone has any encounter with the above mentioned second hand car dealer?
  11. There no In-Car Entertainment system that supports Android Auto but there's system which supports Apple CarPlay. Just wondering when will Android Auto system be supported here in Singapore!
  12. I have a question. It seems the auto top-up works OK if I pass through an ERP when the card value is low. But when I tried to exit a car park gantry, the card doesn't auto top-up and I was stuck up having to swap to a standard cashcard before I can exit. Any idea why? It happened twice so far. Once was at Tanjong Pagar Centre and another at a standard HDB exit gantry. Both have those scan and go type, no need to manual insert. If anybody uses this have some idea what's going on, I would appreciate it if you tell me. Thanks.
  13. hi all wish to know how to determine a auto gearbox haf gone kaput? meaning slip gearbox? as currently driving 04 wish and my previous car are all manual one how to check and determine? is there any way that i can repair the original one? thank
  14. Hi, wondering if these people are specialised on paint repair works. Actually, I am just looking at repairing stone chip works on my front bumper. Any comments on their service and workmanship?
  15. http://www.youtube.com/profile?user=scotty.../28/jLlM0K0Tr8o After watching his videos it answers most of my maintenance questions.
  16. Hi Bros, Can anyone recommend good and reliable workshop that is able to check on clutch amd gearbox for auto transmission? Will need to repair if faulty. Thanks in advance
  17. Hi guys, I have been facing transmission problem with my 2008 Toyota Harrier 2.4A Whenever I shift the auto gear to "D", the car will take 1 to 3 mins to engage into the gear. During the wait, the car is as though it is in "Neutral" gear. I do not face any problem with the "R" gear. The "D" shift responds much better after a 20mins drive (when i reach my destination). This is very annoying as sometimes I have to wait about 3 minutes before moving off from carpark. It also poses a danger when i'm doing a 3 point turn and the car stucks in the middle of the road until the "D" gear decides to engage after 2 to 3 mins. I have checked the auto gear fluid and it is at the optimum level. Gear fluid colour is also in a clear red colour. Anyone here knows what is wrong with the auto gear? Where can I bring it for a repair and how much would it approx. cost?
  18. Subaru87

    Auto Remote Engine Start

    anybody know where to install Auto Remote Engine Start device cheap and good service?
  19. Anyone here drives an auto car and shift to free gear when going down slope or cruise to a stop before reaching a traffic light? I tried doing that for one full tank and realised it actually save a fair bit of fuel. But that will also increase in ware n tear of the gears? Do u agree to such driving habit?
  20. Hi: For safety, anyone know how to set the "small light" to auto-on each time when we switch on the engine? Fyi, this car did not have the light auto-on function. Any setting we can set to the car? Thanks.
  21. Recently my airwave got three dents on the rear door by some stupid idiot who really don't care by opening the door widely. Thru recommendation send to Lye Design and was impressed with his skills and he eliminate all the dents by using steel rod to massage back in shape. Hee.hee, it's like seeing a doctor you have to call for appointment. Lastly, am fully satisfied with his services.
  22. Fluids Fuel pump assembly removed completely Original fuel filter P/N. Comparison between new brake fluid and one that is 3 years old Breakdown of costs: Self Supplied Engine Oil CLTR 5W40 - $29.90 Oil Filter - $6.00 Brake Fluid (1L) - $7.35 Fuel Strainer - $39.90 Red Line MTL (2 quarts) - $46.00 From Riverview Labour - $100.00 Surcharge for Self Supplied items - $30.00 Total: $259.15 Time taken was approx. 3 hours. [/color] Comments: Could save more if I didn't change the manual transmission fluid. Changed it because KM used a wrong spec for it when they changed mine at 20k (wth they do that, I do not know.) Did not change coolant as well, which costs $20 for 4L at Riverview. During the servicing the mechanic, Ah Chin, went through with me the parts that he replaced and in some instances explaining in detail, especially the part on the fuel strainer. Upon re-assembly of the fuel pump back into the rear, a pressure gauge was used to test for the presence of any leakage (if there was, the fuel pump assembly was not tightened properly and cranking would take a longer time, or even be not possible.) Brake pads were also not required to be changed (still using day one originals) OEM Nissin ones cost $50.40, which I brought along just in case. After completion of servicing, the boss, Vincent took the car together with me for a drive to check for any anomalies. Finally, after everything was done, a car wash, including the engine bay, which left the insides spick and span.
  23. Anyone have any affordable Android Auto HU for Qashqai 2016 to recommend, please? Somewhere less than $600 will be good. Do also recommend the installer if possible. Thank you in advanced.
  24. http://singaporeseen.stomp.com.sg/singaporeseen/this-urban-jungle/ferrari-owner-sues-agent-after-its-tester-wrecks-car-in-crash
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