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  1. Anyone bought car insurance from the above mentioned before? Got a quote from there and its 50% cheaper then what MSIG and agents quoted me.
  2. If you buy a COE Car and have $3K to spare. . . This is an assumptive thread where I will go and fish some of the COE cars in sgcarmart and share with you all, If I were to buy these cars, what are the things that I will spend on and why I will spend on these items. I did buy a COE car, and I spend quite a fair bit in modification, But that's my hobby. For those who are considering buying COE car or those who are driving a COE car, please come and share with us your maintenance and pro tips to preserve a COE car. To start off with the first car, I have chosen my own car model. 2007 Honda Accord Euro R. So, if I put aside $3,000. What will I spend on? The car itself is in a very mint condition, Only like some exterior wear and tear I will complaint, other than that I think the car drives very well so nothing much I would like to do to the engine, Just to make it a tad bit better for daily driving. Innovative Mount - $500 + 300(labour) I bought the engine mount online at ebay and went to install. Skunk2 Short Shifter - $90 Alpine Type-E Series SXE-1750S Car Audio 6.5-Inch Component 2-Way Speakers ($60) PAC RPK4-HD1101 Audio Integrated Installation Kit 2003-2007 Honda Accord ($400) I think this is one of my best value buy. instantly make the car modern again! Now Euro R comes with Apple Carplay and Android Auto! Sony XAV-AX200 DVD Receiver w/Bluetooth - ($350) The reason why I choose this headunit is because of the volume knob. I am very analog and anal when comes to these things. So this fit the bills. Momo 350 Monte Carlo Steering wheel ($130) Brought Second-hand at Japan Yahoo auction. They say airbag save lives. But unfortunately, the Honda Accord Euro R had a recall for the airbag. And I would like to preserve the original steering wheel in good condition, so when I sell the car, I hope it helps to fetch a better price, so I bought a momo steering wheel to replace. Haven't install yet, will update the photos when installed. Fluidampr performance damper ($700) Also Yahoo Auction. Since I upgraded the engine mount, the rattling of the dash is quite significant, yes, the drive is more responsive. But also a bit harsh in daily drive. So after some research, I came across this damper to help absorb some of the vibrations and also give a smoother delivery on low RPM. A full spray exterior spray painting. ($900) I have sent my car for a refresh since I might drive it for 10 years. Best decision ever! For those who want lobangs can check out MCF Marketplace for lobangs! Summary Innovative mount - $800 Skunk2 Short Shifter - $90 Alpine Speaker - $60 PAC Kit - $400 Sony XAV-AX200 - $350 MOMO Steering Wheel - $130 FluidAmpr - $700 Full Respray - $900 Total = $3,430 Over budget abit. I think Steering wheel and short shifter can be excluded if want. 😄
  3. Community Service brought to you by MCF Good Luck to all vested! 3 useful links for our dear MCFers: Real Time COE Bidding Results Check Your COE Bidding Status Latest COE Prices and Trending The details of the April 2021 1st open bidding exercise for Certificates of Entitlement (COEs) are as follows: Tender opens: Monday, 5 April 2021, 12 noon Tender closes: Wednesday, 7 April 2021, 4.00 pm Tender results: Wednesday, 7 April 2021 (Available on the www.onemotoring.lta.gov.sg website) The total quota available for this tender is 2,960 (-4) for the following vehicle categories: NON-TRANSFERABLE CATEGORIES Category A : Cars (up to 1600cc & 97kW (130bhp)) => 883 (-3) Category B : Cars (above 1600cc or 97kW (130bhp)) => 958 (+12) Category D : Motorcycles => 560 (+18)  TRANSFERABLE CATEGORIES Category C : Goods Vehicles and Buses => 263 (-29) Category E : Open Category => 296 (-2)
  4. Tweakmax2

    What type of car air freshener ?

    My car is parked under hot sun daily , tried few types and the aroma very fast finish due to te heat.
  5. Do you prefer Toyota Corolla 1.8 Hybrid Sedan or Toyota Corolla 1.8 Hybrid Hatchback?
  6. http://www.mycarforum.com/index.php?showtopic=2649561 Continue here
  7. 3 useful links for our dear MCFers: Real Time COE Bidding Results Check Your COE Bidding Status Latest COE Prices and Trending The details of the March 2021 1st open bidding exercise for Certificates of Entitlement (COEs) are as follows: Tender opens: Monday, 1 March 2021, 12 noon Tender closes: Wednesday, 3 March 2021, 4.00 pm Tender results: Wednesday, 3 March 2021 (Available on the www.onemotoring.lta.gov.sg website) The total quota available for this tender is 2,922 (-54) for the following vehicle categories: NON-TRANSFERABLE CATEGORIES Category A : Cars (up to 1600cc & 97kW (130bhp)) => 887 (+2) Category B : Cars (above 1600cc or 97kW (130bhp)) => 942 (-1) Category D : Motorcycles => 542 (-30)  TRANSFERABLE CATEGORIES Category C : Goods Vehicles and Buses => 255 (-21) Category E : Open Category => 296 (-4)
  8. Hey, For people who are about to buy their first car, or recently did, here are very good tips for maintenance you NEED to do regularly, to keep your car in good shape and avoid damage!
  9. For me....its used to be online gaming (like 6-7 years ago)
  10. Discoburg

    Enzo car mats

    Anyone using the above mentioned brand of car mats? Any reviews on it?
  11. any feedback? as i look ard n all costs 150++ thks all bros
  12. As a driver, I always groan whenever I see a cyclist in front of me. As bicycles are naturally slower than cars, they tend to hog the lane they're on and I try my best to always steer clear away from them as possible. Not everyone's like that though. Let's take this BMW driver in the video for example. In the video, dated 15th March 2021, you can see that the driver doesn't adhere to the 'keep a 1.5m distance away from cyclists' rule nor does he steer away from the bicycle. If I didn't know any better, it actually looks like the driver wanted to run the cyclist down. Here's the video (turn up the volume to listen in on the conversation): For those who don't understand Hokkien, don't worry, Uncle Koba will be your translator The heated exchange happens after the cyclist slapped/knocked the side of the car to warn the driver how close the car was to him. The driver comes to a stop and horns 🥳 The driver lets out a string of vulgarities that does not need any translation Cyclist: Eh, you purposely one is it? Driver: What's the matter? I'm driving!️ Cyclist: Why are you coming closer and closer to me? Driver: Did I bang you? Cyclist: The road so big, why you choose to keep to this lane? The rest of the video goes on to talk about their father, mother, cats & dogs. Then the driver speeds off, leaving a fuming cyclist in the dust 💨 Do you think the driver should have given more space? Or, do you think that the cyclist has very entitled views on how cyclists should be treated on the roads?
  13. coldboy1357

    New car discount/price/promo

    What I notice when i go Merc/BMW/Audi showrroms is that their price on price list is so high but actually there is huge discounts almost all the time. For merc is often in the form of overtrade. So I thought I would share some discounts that I know. Of coz it is updated all the time so maybe the bros here can share what you have heard so it is easier for ppl to have an idea before heading down to the show room. I shall start first: CLA: 173,888, 8k overtrade and 3k service credit 520i business: 242,800, 10k overtrade E-class and S-class got 10k COE discount or high COE rebate at 76k VW Jetta: 118,800
  14. Members I may not be the most experienced driver but I would like to share some tips on getting a 2nd hand vehicle. I have seen multiple discussion all over the place that give good advice on getting a decent 2nd hand vehicle. One key theme I noticed is the shifting of the blame to the dealer. The dealer should bear some responsibility for getting you or persuading you to purchase that lemon, but as a buyer, you should bear more responsibility for not doing your due diligence. If the deal is too good to be true, think twice. I have my fair share of bad experience with preowned vehicles but I learnt my lesson. I have listed down some pointers to note when you are looking at 2nd hand cars. It is certainly not extensive, and it is not entirely scientific, but I hope these are areas potential buyers can consider. Please feel free to add-on and correct me. 1) Do not trust STA reports Dealers will convince you that you should send the vehicle for STA inspection, or send to AA for inspection. Although these agencies could give a decent physical assessment of the vehicle for possible signs of accidents the vehicle had, they would not be able to detect odometer tampering, suspension problems, air-con problems, potential "Check Engine Light" problems. 2) Dealer's inconsistencies in their Ads Look at all the dealer's ads. Did you notice only some of their ads have that "STA Rating: B"? Some dealers boast they sent their (some) vehicles for STA inspection. But, why didn't they send all their vehicles for STA inspection? Why are they trying so hard to convince you to buy that B rated vehicle? 3) Dealers did not insist you must use a bank/finance institution of their choice Dealers proudly proclaim buyers could seek their own loans from financial institutions. Is there a problem? Was this dealer black listed by financial institutions? Usually dealers will die die want to earn commission from loans, no matter how small the amount is. 4) Ask for better offers for Car loans Dealers often insist you must take get a loan through them. I had experience of dealers insisted I take their in-house loan of 3.xx%. I walked away. They called me and suddenly offered local banks for 2.xx%, I declined, but finally, they gave final offer of 1.xx% from another financial institution. But I was so turned off, I declined them. 5) Please research on the dealer before making your way down Please search on the dealer before making your way down to view the vehicle. My Car Forum and Hardwarezone have good posts on the dealers with bad reputation. 6) The Number of ex-Owners matters A 4-year old car with 3 ex-owners. But the car is decently priced and it looks very well maintained, and the mileage is low. Is it an ex-rental or PHV car? Or the car got problem? 7) Test drive the car [Comments Needed] If the dealer insist you must pay deposit before you test drive, walk away. Be bold and suggest that you should drive out to the main road. But to be fair to them, if you just passed your TP last week and 19 years old, do you think they will be generous to you test drive their car? If dealer say you can only test drive in car park, walk away. I have encountered dealers who were very confident to let me drive the car around the neighbourhood and onto main roads. Things to note while you are test driving: a) Turn off the radio, turn off the air-con, wind up the windows, listen for weird noise from the vehicle while you are on the road. b) When you have stopped at the traffic lights, is the idling speed rough? Is there sudden rough idles while you are waiting? c) Go over those car park small humps at low speeds, did you hear weird noise coming from the back? d) When the car is stationary, make yourself comfortable into the back seat, don't go into the back seat timidly, just go straight in and sit down, did you hear weird sound coming from the suspension? 8) Dealers offering you "in-house warranty" and free servicing from their in-house workshop when... ...when the vehicle is not even 5-years old and the mileage is low? Is it because the mileage is damn high and odometer has been tampered hence warranty not covered by auto makers? Usually relative "new cars" should still have engine warranty by auto makers. 9) Ask the dealer whether the odometer has been tampered Of course they will say no. But some will challenge you to call up the service center if the vehicle is relatively new. Take up the challenge. You will be surprised and may find yourself a good deal. 10) Call up Service Center after you seen the vehicle You will know the car plate number after you seen the vehicle. If the car is relatively new (i.e: 3 year old or less), call up the service center to check for last service date and mileage. But be reasonable lah... if the car's current odometer is 40,000 KM, and the last service date is 3 months ago with logged mileage of 34,000 KM, this discrepancy is logical. Try...call up service center to find out the last service mileage is close to 130,000+ KM but the odometer reads 40,000+ KM.... 11) Car's colour don't match the colour specified in Log Card Was the car involved in an accident previously? 12) Excessive deposit Some dealers ever asked for $5,000 deposit. That's not very reasonable. I believe $1,000 or $2,000 is a decent amount. 13) Push for Immediate Transfer Some dealers could transfer the ownership to you on the spot, while some would ask for 3 working days. Although Sales agreement stated the date and time of transfer, but as long as the vehicle is not officially transferred to you, the dealer could use the vehicle as a collateral. If they default payment, the debtors could hunt down your vehicle. Always chase for the transfer to be done ASAP. Usually dealers who could transfer the ownership to you on the spot are those with deeper pockets. They could transfer ownership to you because they have paid for the vehicle in full from the finance institution; while those dealers who need a few working days are actually sorting out the paperwork with the finance institution in the background because the dealers don't own the vehicle. 14) Don't be hooked by Car's beautiful exterior and Clean interior The odometer might be tampered. Think of a hot woman who had multiple cosmetic surgeries and solid breast implants but she is formerly a man. Always call up service center if the vehicle is relatively new. 15) <Members, please add on...> 16) <Members, please add on...>
  15. Hey guys, do u know any good and cheap experienced Lexus specialised workshop for me to service and overhaul my lexus gs? Thanks for all the recommendations and help!
  16. Sunny

    2016 Audi A4 sedan & avant

    Sedan Avant Body shape looks pretty much indifferent But some cool tech inside
  17. The details of the February 2021 1st open bidding exercise for Certificates of Entitlement (COEs) are as follows: Tender opens: Monday, 1 February 2021, 12 noon Tender closes: Wednesday, 3 February 2021, 4.00 pm Tender results: Wednesday, 3 February 2021 (Available on the www.onemotoring.lta.gov.sg website) The total quota available for this tender is 2,976 (-368) for the following vehicle categories: NON-TRANSFERABLE CATEGORIES Category A : Cars (up to 1600cc & 97kW (130bhp)) => 885 (-78) Category B : Cars (above 1600cc or 97kW (130bhp)) => 943 (-80) Category D : Motorcycles => 572 (+43)  TRANSFERABLE CATEGORIES Category C : Goods Vehicles and Buses => 276 (-96) Category E : Open Category => 300 (-167)
  18. I will upload the chart and other data by tonight. Good luck to all vested. The details of the January 2021 1st open bidding exercise for Certificates of Entitlement (COEs) are as follows: Tender opens: Monday, 4 January 2021, 12 noon Tender closes: Wednesday, 6 January 2021, 4.00 pm Tender results: Wednesday, 6 January 2021 (Available on the www.onemotoring.com.sg website) The total quota available for this tender is 3,344 for the following vehicle categories: NON-TRANSFERABLE CATEGORIES Category A : Cars (up to 1600cc & 97kW (130bhp)) => 963 Category B : Cars (above 1600cc or 97kW (130bhp)) => 1,023 Category D : Motorcycles => 529  TRANSFERABLE CATEGORIES Category C : Goods Vehicles and Buses => 372 Category E : Open Category => 467
  19. Home-grown transport and engineering group Goldbell is in advanced talks to buy over an electric car-sharing outfit in Singapore. The Straits Times understands that discussions for the takeover of BlueSG's operations have gone on for about a year, and an in- principle deal has been struck. BlueSG is owned by a unit of French transportation giant Bolloré Group. It was launched in 2017 as the first electric car-sharing operation in Singapore. The company now runs a fleet of around 670 cars, with about 1,500 charging points across the island. It has around 80,000 subscribers. The imminent sale to Goldbell - a 41-year-old commercial vehicle specialist which has branched out to on-demand bus services and car subscription schemes - comes three years after a similar car-sharing service the French group owned in Paris ceased in 2018. Sources said the sale-purchase deal should be transacted at $20 million to $25 million - based on the scrap value of the battery-powered sub-compacts. It would allow Goldbell to continue running the car-sharing operations with BlueSG's current network of charging points. The Straits Times understands that the protracted nature of the sale has to do with government grants which BlueSG has been given. BlueSG was not reachable for comment, while Goldbell declined to do so. Latest information available from the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority showed that BlueSG incurred net losses of $3.4 million in 2017, $7.3 million in 2018 and $9.3 million in 2019. Bolloré's car-sharing operations in Paris ended with losses despite hefty government subsidies. Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS) transport economist Walter Theseira said schemes such as BlueSG's face hurdles because "Singapore's public transport and private transport service options are just too good for car-sharing to make sense for many people". "Most trips would be cheaper by taxi and private-hire car than by renting a car-sharing service and driving yourself, especially after parking charges, travel to the car-sharing parking location, and so on," he added. Prof Theseira said: "Even in global cities where taxis are substantially more expensive and public transport is worse, it is hard to say that car-sharing has been a huge success," he said, noting that shared cars are "hardly the game-changer that people have initially talked about" in terms of replacing demand for private cars. Prof Theseira said the BlueSG cars are also too small for some families, and they are not allowed to be used for private-hire purposes. These limit their appeal further. But the economist who heads SUSS' Urban Transport Management Masters programme said BlueSG's charging network is viable. "It is a business model ahead of its time in Singapore," he said. "Unfortunately, the development of such networks is hamstrung by the chicken-and-egg problem - nobody living in HDB or condos will buy an EV without charging available at their home carpark, and nobody will build charging points without EV customers. "The network has potential but its value is likely to be only realised a few years from now." BlueSG's sale, if concluded, follows the exit of electric taxi operator HDT in November last year, and the demise of car-sharing firm Smove last June.
  20. From Facebook https://www.msn.com/en-sg/news/singapore/friends-like-these-man-at-a-loss-after-pal-refuses-to-pay-sdollar176k-damages-following-car-accident/ar-AAHA7P6?ocid=spartandhp&fbclid=IwAR0bJtAeizlUU4T47eypa1jM89VAXbI3Pm0euCnf5emaTlEpOThVByZcXZ0 Hi all, this is going to be a long read but please take the time to read thru. So the story is that on the 25th June my dear friend Szeto St wants to borrow my car from me to use it on the 27th. As I was overseas at the point of time I agreed to lend it to him, it was not the first time I have lend it to him so I entrusted him with my car. On the 28th morning 8am he gave me a missed call, so when I call him back he told me that he got into an accident with my car then he said that the one driving was his friend. I entrusted my car to him and yet he asked his friend (Dominic) whom I don't even know who he is to drive my car back on that day, I was still very nice at that point of time I said wait till I reach sg then we settle. So I came back on the 29th I meet them on the 30th, they didn't have a solution for me. So we briefly spoke how we should settle it as the car was total loss, so dom suggest to give him more time. And so on the 2th July, we both agreed that he will pay me $17600 as my losses under the condition that I scrap my car. And he requested to give him a month for him to find the money, so me being nice I agreed to it. Once we sign the agreement I proceed to tow my car to the scrap yard and handle all the paperworks and send him documents from lta that I have scraped my car once I received it which was on the 8th July. And so I continue to wait for the 2nd aug to come, on the 30th July I texted Dom to ask on the 2nd aug what time should I meet him and he asked me to wait. So I texted szeto about this he told me not to worry why I scared, and I obliged and waited. So on the 2nd aug the worst nightmare happens, I texted him in the afternoon and Dom said he will let me know by 7pm. 7pm I called him and he simply told me this "我没有钱,你要我怎样。你去small claim 我咯" one simple reply and he expect to get away with the shit he create? Long story short, two days later he say he will only pay me 11k but thru installment of $500 every month. Which I believe nobody will accept. So now I'm stuck, both szeto and dom is not going to pay me any money. I believe that at the end of the day, the responsibility's szeto. Out of goodwill I lent him my car and he choose to ask his friend to drive. 好心被雷劈 Please help me to share this post and make the two of them famous, much appreciated.
  21. Hi I just change my Amazon battery less than 10 month ago from AA, however, yesterday the batt is weak and I could not start and get AA mechanical to come down and check, he managed to jumpstart and check, his reason was the car electronic fault and not the battery, the car electronic eg: Sound system, light, video camera etc are drawing current from the battery even through the car engine is off. I try to drive the car for at least 30min after he jumpstart to charge the battery. This morning my car could not start again, I am now waiting for AA to come and jumpstart again, Can someone advise , is it possible on what the AA mechanical have claim? Thanks
  22. Suddenly noticed quite a few ants in my car, am sure there are many hidden cockroaches too. Anyone know if there is any shop providing some car fumigation/pest control type service??
  23. Community Service brought to you by MCF Good Luck to all vested! 2 useful links for our dear MCFers: Real Time COE Bidding Results Check Your COE Bidding Status Past Bidding Results (2001 - 2018) Past Bidding Results (2019 - 2020) Trend Chart (Sep 2018 - Nov 2020) *chart taken from www.sgcarmart.com PQP (2010 - 2015) PQP (2016 - 2020) The details of the December 2020 1st open bidding exercise for Certificates of Entitlement (COEs) are as follows: Tender opens: Monday, 7 December 2020, 12 noon Tender closes: Wednesday, 9 December 2020, 4.00 pm Tender results: Wednesday, 9 December 2020 (Available on the www.onemotoring.com.sg website) The total quota available for this tender is 3,371 for the following vehicle categories: NON-TRANSFERABLE CATEGORIES Category A : Cars (up to 1600cc & 97kW (130bhp)) => 978 Category B : Cars (above 1600cc or 97kW (130bhp)) => 1,035 Category D : Motorcycles => 526 TRANSFERABLE CATEGORIES Category C : Goods Vehicles and Buses => 368 Category E : Open Category => 464
  24. Hi guys I cant seem to find reviews of the above. Does anyone have any clue? Personal experiences please share.