Airtrek Parts Enquiry

sanekit

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sanekit

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I did track my Airtrek's spending in 3 categories. Service took up about 10K, mods around 30K and repairs were 11K. So in less than 7 years, I spent about 51K on the car, excluding the cost of the car itself.
so the service and repairs in 7 years of owning is around RM21k. actually when u look at it it's not that bad oso. :emoji_thinking:
 

stutzedward

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Some of the mods done may have replaced the parts that needs to be repaired. But the cost is more or less there. For example fuel pump, the car is old and needs to be replaced but I upgraded it to Walbro's as a mod.

And don't forget, when I got the car, it was only 6 years old. By now when you get it, it's already 16 years. There will be MORE that you need to repair...
 
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I did track my Airtrek's spending in 3 categories. Service took up about 10K, mods around 30K and repairs were 11K. So in less than 7 years, I spent about 51K on the car, excluding the cost of the car itself.
When you don't count the mods, those numbers ain't so bad considering it's over 7 years period.

Some of the mods done may have replaced the parts that needs to be repaired. But the cost is more or less there. For example fuel pump, the car is old and needs to be replaced but I upgraded it to Walbro's as a mod.

And don't forget, when I got the car, it was only 6 years old. By now when you get it, it's already 16 years. There will be MORE that you need to repair...
Hence a car that has good history hehehe
 

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just curious, is Alza so bad? Never driven one before but it's a good cheap reliable MPV to me.. better than Avanza's high ground clearance
 

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When you don't count the mods, those numbers ain't so bad considering it's over 7 years period.



Hence a car that has good history hehehe
Yeah bro, we all here just want to make sure he makes the right decision. It feels terrible when the car dies in the middle of a hot afternoon traffic jam
 

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just curious, is Alza so bad? Never driven one before but it's a good cheap reliable MPV to me.. better than Avanza's high ground clearance
If you don't mind the power, it's quite decent for what it is. A cheap & reliable 5+2 MPV.

Yeah bro, we all here just want to make sure he makes the right decision. It feels terrible when the car dies in the middle of a hot afternoon traffic jam
Yup always ALWAYS ask for history of the car.
What caused it to die on a hot afternoon?
 

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If you don't mind the power, it's quite decent for what it is. A cheap & reliable 5+2 MPV.



Yup always ALWAYS ask for history of the car.
What caused it to die on a hot afternoon?
I knew the reason and I fixed it before. However it happened again even after I replaced the ICV. When car is old, it's old and parts failed. :(
 

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Hence a car that has good history hehehe
Sometimes is not a good thing, if it goes like this. Well kept, own 6 years hardly any repairs. The problem is after 6 years most parts are near fail and might needs repairs, told by my Mechanic.....hhahahhahaha
 

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Sometimes is not a good thing, if it goes like this. Well kept, own 6 years hardly any repairs. The problem is after 6 years most parts are near fail and might needs repairs, told by my Mechanic.....hhahahhahaha
that's the reason why many ppl who buy new cars sell them after their warranty expires. that's when the parts start to fail...
 

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Sometimes is not a good thing, if it goes like this. Well kept, own 6 years hardly any repairs. The problem is after 6 years most parts are near fail and might needs repairs, told by my Mechanic.....hhahahhahaha
What I mean is complete history of what was replaced and serviced so you will have an idea what to do next! That's my definition of good history hahaha

I knew the reason and I fixed it before. However it happened again even after I replaced the ICV. When car is old, it's old and parts failed. :(
Ahhh common issues with the 4g63t engine eh?
 

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that's the reason why many ppl who buy new cars sell them after their warranty expires. that's when the parts start to fail...
Yup, especially common known failure and expensive to replace. My ex colleague, Nissan Sylphy , claim CVT gb, after warranty sell the car. Another friend PUG308T, also sell after warranty....lol
 

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bro.... if you want to save money and nagging from your wifey, then go with Suprima S. It's a newer car and reliability will be generally better. However don't put too much hope for performance.

I want to also make it clear that in stock, Airtrek is NOT a fast car. Like mentioned by the other brothers here, stock only churns out around 180'ish whp. Coupe with lazy INVECS II gearbox and ridiculously heavy chassis (over 1600kgs), the car is slow and heavy. The fun begins only when you start modding it.

I have heard some comments before that in stock, Airtrek hits 100kph sub 9 secs. That's far cry compared to what the catalog claimed - 6.5secs.
ha ha saya baru beli airtrek btl apa tuan cakap g.box malas.permulaan utk bergerak agak berat.tapi bagi saya pemanduan d hwy best
 
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Some of the mods done may have replaced the parts that needs to be repaired. But the cost is more or less there. For example fuel pump, the car is old and needs to be replaced but I upgraded it to Walbro's as a mod.

And don't forget, when I got the car, it was only 6 years old. By now when you get it, it's already 16 years. There will be MORE that you need to repair...
airtrek baru lbh kurang 150K keats.masa beli tu berapa 100K?saya baru beli airtrek.ada workshop tak blh tune airtrek,saya tak pasti kenapa.tapi di workshp banyak evo.
 
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like that i need to sell my wira also. ahahaha.


from what i know, the airtrek turbo is actually a detuned version of evo 7 gta. so yeah, can do lots of stuff to it. but my target is reliability as a daily driver. looking at what u guys said, the parts are still easy to source compared to the naza citra we currently have. we actually planning to sell that citra and get another car that's easier to maintain. but mother in law have veto power on that citra so i don't know if she's ok with us getting an airtrek. ahahaha
jika airtrek utk dijadikan kereta pengunaan harian bahan api perlu d ambil kira (turbo),dgn usia melebihi 15 tahun.saya pemilik airtrek baru berapa bulan,dan saya berani amik airtrek kerana pengunaan krta agak jarang lbh pada motosikal terutama prg kerja,dan saya masih banyak perlu belajar tentang airtrek.
 

4gbanger

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hahahaha. nooooo.. airtrek can be reliable too. cheaper than fixing the citra. :driver::driver:
i dont know the maintenance cost of a citra, but airtrek cant promise u better result. it all depends on how the previous owner took car of the airtrek. u need to track down all the maintenance parts so u can minimize un expected breakdown. on all of it, airtrek its pretty old tiger. so u need to understand the fact of it.
 

sanekit

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sanekit

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i dont know the maintenance cost of a citra, but airtrek cant promise u better result. it all depends on how the previous owner took car of the airtrek. u need to track down all the maintenance parts so u can minimize un expected breakdown. on all of it, airtrek its pretty old tiger. so u need to understand the fact of it.
yeah. all this not gonna happen this year tho. haha. most probably next year. vision 2020.
 
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