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by bensonawyong
Wed Sep 18, 2013 1:51 pm
Forum: Airwave
Topic: 2 types of jerking resolved - Start/Stop & Moving off
Replies: 12
Views: 25144

Recently my airwave shudder at interval whenever I stop at traffic light/car's idling. Realised that the aircon is not cold intermittently, especially when car's idling/traffic junction. RPM also drop suddenly and there's a "tiak" sound whenever the RPM drop. The problem goes away if I keep the A/C...
by bensonawyong
Mon Sep 16, 2013 5:34 pm
Forum: Airwave
Topic: Airwave GearBOX!!
Replies: 31
Views: 56061

Anyone who have this problem would most probably did a gear oil change NOT USING the original Honda CVT gear oil, right? OR your mechanic claim that he did use but in the end use NOT original Honda oil, using after market oil thus increasing the profit margin.
by bensonawyong
Mon Sep 16, 2013 1:02 pm
Forum: Airwave
Topic: Airwave GearBOX!!
Replies: 31
Views: 56061

I have this problem also. And this only happen in the morning or when cold engine. After driving for a while and engine is warmed up, this problem will go away. My airwave is 6.5 years old. 184K km When stopped at traffic lights. THe brake are being pressed. The gear will disengaged. WHen release th...
by bensonawyong
Wed Sep 11, 2013 11:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Portable Car Wash
Replies: 2
Views: 1172

Found out that Driven Asia Pacific Pte Ltd is distributing it. Tel 6744 4484
by bensonawyong
Thu Sep 05, 2013 11:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Portable Car Wash
Replies: 2
Views: 1172

Portable Car Wash

by bensonawyong
Thu May 02, 2013 12:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tyre shop recommendations?
Replies: 7
Views: 3233

I have been buying my rubbers from South East Tyres at Kaki Bukit for 8 years. Liked their service and their standards. They will thoroughly washed your rims inside out before working on it. After balancing or changing tyres, they will shine your rubbers before putting back. Also when repairing a pu...
by bensonawyong
Thu May 02, 2013 12:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Baby car seat for dc5?
Replies: 3
Views: 1169

For infants - the lying down baby seat type, putting in front is illegal. The reason is because of the airbag. If front collision, the airbag will deploy and it is dangerous for infants in the lying down baby seat. When a child can sit up at about 18 months, can change to bucket seat. I got the type...
by bensonawyong
Fri Apr 26, 2013 10:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Where to dechrome headlight?
Replies: 4
Views: 1812

Re: Where to dechrome headlight?

Im intersted in this, ive de chromed a few things but imthinking of when i goto sell the car, if i do the joey mod then people will see that its not standard it may put them off, i dont want to have to buy a new headlight when selling time comes along. SEO service Selling the car will be a problem ...
by bensonawyong
Wed Apr 24, 2013 12:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: NO More 100% Car Loan - Would COE Drop?
Replies: 10
Views: 3355

Heard say that many COEs issued out in 2007, so 2017 will have many COEs. Hopefully price will drop that period.

Even if drop, will not drop below $20K.
by bensonawyong
Mon Apr 22, 2013 5:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Where to dechrome headlight?
Replies: 4
Views: 1812

as in spray color?

advise not to do so as if the job not done properly, you will have foggy headlights. Water will sip in and vapour will form
by bensonawyong
Mon Apr 22, 2013 5:23 pm
Forum: Technical Discussion
Topic: Vtec not working
Replies: 6
Views: 3281

Check your engine oil level.

When the engine oil level is low, the vtec will not work
by bensonawyong
Mon Apr 22, 2013 4:53 pm
Forum: Airwave
Topic: Engine Oil for Airwave
Replies: 5
Views: 6237

i use 5w 30 OWS once and the oil disappear before the next oil change. I stopped using that and went back to Mobil 1.

And I stopped using 30. I am using 40 grade now and do not have a problem.

The front number doe snot apply to climate country like ours. That is the starting temperature.
by bensonawyong
Mon Apr 22, 2013 4:41 pm
Forum: Technical Discussion
Topic: OWS engine oil - 5W40.
Replies: 4
Views: 1997

my car used the 5W30 for one servicing and the engine oil disappear before the next oil change. Although not the same grade but I would like to share my thoughts. My car was 3 years old then when I went to this workshop at the north side. I will not mention area also nor the name. They were using th...
by bensonawyong
Mon Apr 22, 2013 4:35 pm
Forum: Technical Discussion
Topic: Engine Oil for Civic
Replies: 3
Views: 2221

what i know is 5W stands for the starting temperature for that engine oil. This means that even at 5 degree celcius, this 5W engine oil still can remain in liquid form and can lubricant the engine when start. This front number is not really applicable in Singapore climate the number behind is the th...