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Welcome to the Car Reviews N Care site. This car site will help you to understand how to keep your car in tip top condition and to learn the various ways to DIY your car.

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ArmorAll Protectant Gel

DIY External Dashboard and Interior Protection using ArmorAll Protectant Our vehicles’s dashboard and interior will suffered from cracks, discolored and dis-form due to excessive UV ray and heat from the sun when parked at non shaded area after several years later. It is crucial to have protection on those plastics and rubber to ensure its lasting and looks good. I am using the ArmorAll Protectant that cost me RM24.90 as an external protection to my Toyota Vios dashboard, interior plastics, rubbers, and even…

Fuel Efficiency on Driver Foot

40 Fuel Economy Tips & Factors Affecting Your Car’s Fuel Efficiency I came across a fuel tips video from Youtube that showing about 40 Fuel Economy Tips & Factors Affecting Your Car’s Fuel Efficiency. I went through it and found the video is awesome and I’ve decided to share the video in my site. Below is the video: Now you have more tips to get better fuel efficiency. Don’t forget to give us a thumb up

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Recovering from Breakup Recently I came across a good, and short video from Wong Fu Production that showing about the “Recovering from Breakup” stage by stage. I’ve forgotten how many sleepless nights I had  when I just break up with my ex-girlfriend. Ultimately the path to recovery is not to find someone new for yourself, but to find someone new in yourself. Here is the video: It is a nice video, don’t you guys think so? Don’t forget to give them…

Kelvin Ang ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge I never thought I would be involved in ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and I think it is silly until my ex-course mate has nominating me. Since he has nominating me, of course I take up the challenge and given the donation. Here is the Kelvin Ang ALS Ice Bucket Challenge video: And I has donated some monies to the official ALS site:  http://www.alsa.org/ It was pretty fun and I get to do good thing too. Let us know…

Driving In Rain Tips

Driving In The Rain Tips Driving in the rain required crucial driving skills else the driver might endanger himself/herself or someone else life on the road. Here is the few tips to be a better driver during driving in the rain day: #1: Turn ON your vehicle headlamp The lights and headlamp of your vehicle are created to provide the driver visibility and also to other road users. During the heavy rain, users on the road have hard time to see on the…

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Aksesori Kereta 99 in Bukit Mertajam Review It has being few years since I bought my first car, Toyota Vios GT Street and I had bought many car accessories from various car accessories shops. One of my favorite car accessories shop is Akesori Kereta 99 shop, located in Bukit Mertajam. The reason why I likes this shop so much is because of the affordable price items that they are selling and they sell a lot of products, ranging from performance…

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What If Money Did Not Exist – Short Film I came across a wonderful short video from Youtube that showing about the life where “What if money did not exist”. The video is impressive and bring out sentimental feeling from inside me, that why I decided to share it out in my blog too. Not to mention, this video got to do with cars too Here is the video: Tell us what you think about the video

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Automall in Karpal Singh Drive Penang Automall was launched in Karpal Singh Drive, Penang several months back and it is situated in the strategic location between Georgetown and Bayan Lepas in Penang that allows visitors to have easy access to the mall. The mall comes with 2 story buildings where all the selling cars are parked on the 1st floor. Basically Automall is a mall that sells almost all of the brands of the cars, from local car manufacturers such as Proton and…

Which Inner Hero Are You?

Which Inner Hero Are You? – From Be Brave Campaign Recently, I have come across an initiative known as the Be Brave campaign. The campaign aims to encourage men with premature ejaculation (PE) to speak up about their condition and to provoke women to support their partners in seeking help for their health condition. Premature ejaculation (PE) has appeared to be a touchy subject for most Malaysians. Despite being both a common and treatable health condition in Asia Pacific, there…

When was the last time you said sorry?

When was the last time you said sorry? Hari Raya festival is just 2 days away from today, and a lot of people are going to celebrate Hari Raya festival have taken leave from their job to rush back to their hometown to celebrate their big day while the other that doesn’t celebrate the festival also taking the advantage of the long holiday to go back hometown and some of them going for short holiday trip. Living in Malaysia that comes with…

Kelvin Ang Tzu Thian Office

How To Be Productive At Home? Your office workload is piled up, your house is getting messier,  you parent has sent you a long to-do lists,  your car fog lamp broken and left unfixed yet. You have promised yourself that you will get it done by the weekend. On the weekend, you have already knew that you have ton of things to to do but you get sluggish, demotivated and lazy. At the end of the day, you have done so much lesser…

Jump Start a Car with Jumper Cables

Jump Start a Car with Jumper Cables Recently I helped one of my regular outing friend to jump start her car in the midnight. Luckily she wasn’t alone at the time. Like most of the typical people, she don’t keep jumper cables in her car. I do keeps the jumper cables in my car bonnet all the time, no matter where I go. Back to the story, she called me at around 12am midnight, and she told me that her remote control alarm is…

Walking a Different Path

Walking a Different Path As usual, everyone in the office are busy responding to the emails, while some are reading their favorite novels, comics through the company’s laptops and the other are chatting through the instant messengers. I have just done attended the another endless manufacturing quality issues meeting with the team and I finally able get back to sit on my cubical. Tone of tasks are pilling up ahead. As I am just to sip my Nescafe coffee leftover…

Side View of Toyota Vios GT Street Vios with TRD Sportivo Rims

How to keep your Car looking Good in Raining Season? A lot of people including myself had bad experience of getting car dirty after driving in the raining session. The dirt, sand and dust on the air, contaminated water on the road and potholes splashed to the car when we are driving. It is very irritating when you are just done washed your car moment ago and you drive out your car then your car get dirty in the next second. There is no…

Accident in front of USM Penang

Story of Drunk Driving – I Killed a Man Lately I came a across an heart touching article where a guy called Alex Sheen who then stood outside bar holding it up offering free rides to people who are going to driving home. His action was inspired by a man name Matthew Cordle. In September 2013, Matthew Cordle caused an accident while drink driving and killed a man, Vincent Canzani. Instead of running away, Matthew Cordle is taking full responsibility…

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5 ways to tune your car for better mileage With gas prices skyrocketing, people are looking for ways to lower costs and still travel to the desired destinations. One of the best ways of cutting down on your gas expenses and saving more money every month is by attaining better fuel mileage. With that in mind, there are a number of changes (auto tuning) that you need to make to enable you attain this. They include: Keep your car in…

Super Air Ionizer Device/ Air Purifier inside the car

Air Ionizer Device inside the Car Cabin Have you ever get into your friend car and you saw a cool gadget plugged through the 12V cigarette socket inside the car and you wondering what the heck is that? Then he/she told you it was a air ionizer/air purifier device. And you still scratching your head and figuring what is that? If you “Google” about it, the air ionizer or air purifier device is a device  to clean the air through a…

Kellie Castle Building at Perak

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Cobra/META alarm central unit with remote controls

Cobra/META Alarm System Installation on Toyota Vios Stupid me that caused two of my Cobra/META alarm system remote controls spoiled after 3 years of driving my Toyota Vios. I’d called the Toyota Service Center for the replacement of the remote controls, unfortunately the whole alarm system has to be replaced due the remote control cannot be duplicated when there is none of the functioning remote control is available. The Cobra alarm system can only duplicate the other remote control when…

Working Hard or working smart?

Working Smart or Working Hard? Working smart or working hard? Many of us often want to works smart in every single thing in the life to achieve our life goals in the smart way. But we often neglected that working smart often come together with working hard too. I’ve seen a lot people trying to works smart, but what I found they have working smart in the “wrong way”. These people tend to be the selfish person that are trying to push everything (responsibility…

Mazda Selfie Contest at Queensbay Mall

Won The My Mazda 3 Selfie Contest in Queensbay Mall I joined the My Mazda 3 Selfie contest held in Queensbay Mall.  This is the 2nd selfie contest I took since the Peugeot selfie contest, and I won the contest again! Woohoo! Here is my winning Istagram photo: Here are the prizes given from the Mazda’s representative at the Mazda Sungai Pinang showroom. I collected the prizes during the lunch time. Ta da! Starbucks card with RM50 value and the Mazda…

Tamsui Aloha Big Teddy Bears

How to Love Someone In The Right Way? Throughout my life, I’ve seen a lot people get into relationship (included myself), and we went through all those sweet and sour moments and then suddenly BREAK UP! Oh Gosh, that is heart break! Some of the people get as far into married life and get kids yet still end up in divorced. Why do people get break up and divorced? Thing don’t work out? Or perhaps they actually never love the person from…

Taipei 101 Escalator

Why Do I Work So Hard? Some people said that I work too hard, judging between hectic engineer daily job, working out my car website,  investing in stocks and property. Why I am doing all these things and making my life so hectic and stressful? Afterall, those website and stocks might doesn’t give me back a very good income at certain point of time. Am I so crazy all about all the money and wanted to be rich so badly? So that I…

WIN! a GoPro HERO3+ #Peugeotselfie Contest

WIN! a GoPro HERO3+ #Peugeotselfie Woohoo! Recently I participated in the WIN! a GoPro HERO3+ #Peugeotselfie Contest and I won the 3rd place! Below is my winning contest photo together with the 1st and 2nd place participants: Yea, I know that my face looks stupid but who care? That face won the #Peugeotselfie contest! Haha They even publish the winners on the New Straits Times newspaper on 21st June 2014: I collected my Motorola G Handphone prize at Peugeot Chye Seng showroom:…

Shilin, Taiwan Night Market View

Taiwan Exploration Trip 2014 I went to a beautiful island that is thousands miles away from our Malaysia. Watch my Taiwan trip 2014 video here:

All New Honda City 2014

All New Honda City 2014 Roadshow In Queensbay Mall Honda Malaysia has launched the all new Honda City 2014 roadshow in Queensbay Mall, Penang. Unfortunately there is no test drive unit available for me and my friends to test it. Anyhow, I has captured some of the roadshow photos and made a video to share out. By the way, there are few pretty ladies for the roadshow Initially I wasn’t love the new outlooks of the Honda City, but after…

Peugeot 3008 Roadshow in Queensbay Mall

All New Peugeot 3008 Launched in Queensbay Mall, Penang It was one of the proudest auto event that I ever attended. I was invited by the  Mr. Azree, from Driven Communication Co. to attend and write review about this All new Peugeot 3008 launch in Queensbay Mall, Penang. For those who don’t not know what is this company all about, Driven Communication is the young company that full-service marketing & communication firm that helps small and mid-sized organizations to create a professional…

Car Polishing on Toyota Vios at The Best 2

DIY Car Detailing with The Best Car Polish and Coating Centre We are grateful that The Best Car Polish & Coating Centre has allowed us to use their car detailing centre for us to practice our DIY car detailing on my Toyota Vios GT Street. Me and another 2 friends join the fun of car detailing with the Meguiar sales technical from northern region. The Best auto detailing shop is only use the Meguiar, 3M and Soft 99 products for their…

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Regular Maintenance and Service your Car at Auto Service Center Another 10,000KM mileage clocked on my odometer, Toyota Vios. It is time to hit to service center to get my car serviced again. Servicing on your vehicle on every 10,000KM or 4 or 6 months is very crucial, to ensure the longevity of your vehicle and assure the safety of the driver and passengers as well. Typically Malaysian including myself will choose to service our vehicle only after we hit the…

Carbon Fiber Vinyl Passenger view in Toyota Vios

DIY Carbon Fiber Vinyl Wrap on Toyota Vios Interior Trim using Hair Dryer We always see people wrap their vehicle body or vehicle parts with carbon fiber vinyl and they think it looks cool. Indeed, even myself think this is cool! I have wrapped some parts of my Toyota Vios interior trim with carbon fiber vinyl before this. Since there are still a lot rooms to continue,  I decided to continue DIY carbon fiber vinyl wrap on my car. I bought a roll…

PENANG SUPWAVE CAR GROAMING CENTRE/CAR WASH

PENANG SUPWAVE CAR GROOMING CENTRE (owned by SPLASH AUTO CARE)/CAR WASH REVIEW It has been almost 2 weeks since I last washed my Toyota Vios. The car is getting dirty and I decided to pay a visit to my colleague’s SUPWAVE Car Grooming Centre located at Bayan Lepas, Penang for a car wash. The shop was launched 2 years ago and within the 1st year they had already expanded to 2nd branch at Jelutong, Penang. Their business is growing fast…

Black Toyota Vios

How To Get the Best Trade-In Value for Your Car If you are planning to buy a new car, you are probably depending on getting a good trade-in price for your existing one. Most new car purchases require a deposit, but this can often be covered by how much you get for your existing vehicle. In fact, if you manage to maximize your trade-in price, this can more than cover the amount of money you need to put down –…

Voltage Stabilizer Pivot Raizin VS-1 and Grounding Cable HKS on Toyota Vios

DIY Car Voltage Stabilizer (PIVOT RAIZIN VS-1) and Grounding Cable (HKS Mega Thick 8GA 5-Point) Installation Recently I has made a purchase from Max Audio, one of the biggest online automotive store in Malaysia. I bought 2 items, which is car voltage stabilizer, Pivot Raizin VS-1 for RM145 and Grounding cable HKS Mega Thick 8GA 5-Point for RM65. Based on the Pivot Raizin VS-1 description, this product able to improve car performance, save petrol and enhance electronic parts in the car when together…

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Are you prepared for driving in snow and icy weather With the cold weather well and truly here, drivers need to be prepared for snow and icy conditions. So if conditions are bad and you can’t avoid going out in your car, you should at least make sure you’re clued up on how to deal with snow and ice. After all, we have a reputation in the UK for being ill-equipped for snowy weather so let’s take a few minutes…

Honda Jazz Hybrid 1.3 CKD Interior

No Hearing, No Problem: Deaf Drivers Can Get Behind the Wheel According to Action on Hearing Loss, a British organisation that provides services to the deaf population, over 10 million people in Great Britain suffer from some form of hearing loss. By 2031, that number is expected to reach 14.5 million. Whether you were born deaf or your hearing has declined with age, you are not alone. For seniors, hearing loss is a common affliction. Because it tends to happen…