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for roadtax and insurance i'm good... get my friend who is an agent at Kuantan to do it... since they have access to the system and able to renew the roadtax and insurance. They courier to me.
 

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I managed to renew my roadtax for 2 cars in Myeg, now just waiting for delivery of the 3rd one, seems a bit slow.

Anyway really boring life here. Already completed 2nd dose and got digital cert but still no policy that they promised earlier to allow more freedom to move.

Meanwhile my Evo seems merajuk if not driven for too long. Last time 1st MCO alternator kaput and AC gas gone. Now suddenly boost meter not functioning and the aircon blower got noisy! Bummer...
 

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anyone has any idea how to renew driving license?
don't suggest myeg... it is a broken system.
If you find out let me know. I'm needing to do one too.



Btw, whats the deal with Roadtax now? Do we renew or have some sort of allowance now?
 

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I managed to renew my roadtax for 2 cars in Myeg, now just waiting for delivery of the 3rd one, seems a bit slow.

Anyway really boring life here. Already completed 2nd dose and got digital cert but still no policy that they promised earlier to allow more freedom to move.

Meanwhile my Evo seems merajuk if not driven for too long. Last time 1st MCO alternator kaput and AC gas gone. Now suddenly boost meter not functioning and the aircon blower got noisy! Bummer...
Not just your Evo, my trusty EX5 and BLM oso merajuk.

My EX5 took a while to eliminate semput after being left for a month. Had to ride for 5 minutes to eliminate the semput behavior.
My BLM started to have knocing sound when initial take off and initial braking. Took me almost an hour to check but still does not find the problem. I suspect the lower arm but its fine after checking. Decided to take it to the workshop and the mech also suspect its the lower arm but hesitated after checling it and found its in good order. I insist to change it despite knowing its a gamble.lucky this time the gamble pays off. Lesson learnt, dont use cheap part even when better ones are not in stock. Wait for stock to arrive.
 

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If you find out let me know. I'm needing to do one too.



Btw, whats the deal with Roadtax now? Do we renew or have some sort of allowance now?
If i recalled correctly, the post office staff said wait till announcement. When JPJ mentiones the 'allowance' there was a date but i doubt that still apply based on current covid case.

I think the problem is because of low supply of roadtax disc. Same goes for foreign worker pink card thing issued by immigration.There are shortage of supply thus some had to wait for months. For his specific card its even worst as it has been affected since early covid.
 

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If i recalled correctly, the post office staff said wait till announcement. When JPJ mentiones the 'allowance' there was a date but i doubt that still apply based on current covid case.

I think the problem is because of low supply of roadtax disc. Same goes for foreign worker pink card thing issued by immigration.There are shortage of supply thus some had to wait for months. For his specific card its even worst as it has been affected since early covid.
I think roadtax issue has been resolved.

I have another issue now - how to renew Driving license for someone who is stuck overseas? My friend wants to renew but is trapped overseas and doesn't want to leave because of the cost of coming back and all.
 

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I think roadtax issue has been resolved.

I have another issue now - how to renew Driving license for someone who is stuck overseas? My friend wants to renew but is trapped overseas and doesn't want to leave because of the cost of coming back and all.
That guy renew via Myeg and send to My address then courrier it overseas...should work right?
Judging from how quick an item arrived frm overseas (if we buy thru online portal) i think it wont be such a long wait.
 

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That guy renew via Myeg and send to My address then courrier it overseas...should work right?
Judging from how quick an item arrived frm overseas (if we buy thru online portal) i think it wont be such a long wait.
Myeg won't work if there's no photo in their database (which is pretty much always the case) so they'll tell you to walk in.

I got recommended a new site by @lsm1991 : Get Product That Suits You

I'm trying them out at the moment to see if this works faster or not.
 

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If you find out let me know. I'm needing to do one too.

Btw, whats the deal with Roadtax now? Do we renew or have some sort of allowance now?
JPJ: All licences must be renewed by Sept 30

PETALING JAYA: All road users must renew their licences by Sept 30 and there will be no more extensions to the grace period given.

The Road Transport Department (JPJ) said that these licences include the Competent Driving Licences (CDL), Motor Vehicle Licences (LKM or road tax), Goods Driving Licence (GDL) and the Public Service Vehicle (PSV) license.


"Vehicle owners whose road taxes have expired have to ensure they have valid insurance coverage and can produce their e-cover note upon request by authorities when on the road.

"The moratorium period or extension of the deadline for renewals will stop on Sept 30.


"Checks on compliance and enforcement by JPJ enforcers will start from Oct 1 onwards," it said in a statement on Wednesday (Aug 4).

JPJ also urged vehicle owners to do renewals online via the MySikap JPJ or MyEG portal.

"Members of the public can make an appointment before heading to the JPJ counter for any other matter that cannot be done online," it said.

JPJ noted that national courier Pos Malaysia is expected to start handling JPJ transactions at its over 650 branches nationwide beginning Aug 9 following a discussion.

"We will make sure stocks and supplies of licences and road tax documents are sufficient in anticipation of a surge in renewals later," it added.

Transport Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong had previously announced that exemptions would be given to those with expired driving licences to operate vehicles during the movement control order as long as they had valid vehicular insurance

For holders of the GDL and PSV licences, renewal services are permitted under the essential services law during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Meanwhile, Sabah MCA appealed to the Federal government to speed up the opening of more counters at JPJ offices as many motorists may not be able to renew their various licences by Sept 30.

Sabah MCA chairman Lu Yen Tung said they had received many complaints from motorists in the state who said they were unable to get appointment dates before Sept 30.

"Some were given dates for May next year," he said in a statement on Wednesday.

"If they are unable to renew their driving license or road tax by the end of Sept, they face the risk of being summoned," Lu said, adding that it would further burden the public who are already facing a hard time due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
 

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Time Allowance given by them because their mistake/problem, now give time limit to renew then later will saman. This all because of who?......lol :smokin:
 

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Guys!

Use www.carver.my to renew your drivers license and roadtax. Very easy and although a little more expensive it's doorstep delivery and quite easy to do
 
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Guys,
Anyone used or have experienced on 2.5 ton low profile floor jack sold at shopee?
What are they like in term of reliability?

I already got one at my parent house and its rated at 3 ton thus not practical to bring it at my home when i needs it. Plus at times the normal cheap hydraulic jack which i also got will max out (height) on certain job. Thats the reason we bought the 3 ton.
 

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Guys,
Anyone used or have experienced on 2.5 ton low profile floor jack sold at shopee?
What are they like in term of reliability?

I already got one at my parent house and its rated at 3 ton thus not practical to bring it at my home when i needs it. Plus at times the normal cheap hydraulic jack which i also got will max out (height) on certain job. Thats the reason we bought the 3 ton.
mines a 3 ton shopee jack. Low profile type too. I love it to bits.
 

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Get jack stands if you plan to go under your car.
 
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Get jack stands if you plan to go under your car.
Already got that. It was when i purchased the floor jack now at my parent house. I tot 1 box got 1 unit only so bought 2 box.At home only discover 1 box is one pair so now one pair at my house.
 

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Was cleaning my car today and upon removing the floot mat from the front passenger side i noticed the underside of the mat is damped. I touched the carpet and its wet...most probably from the blower box as the aircond was serviced 1-2 month ago. I removed the seat and now a table fan is drying it.
Will check the drain pipe tomorrow or when its dry.
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Car was initially parked head first in the porch and i turn it around so that the front faces the gate in order to get the most sun and get more space to work. While i was reversing i ran over my all purpose cleaner bottle, half bottle gone....aduhai...
 

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Was cleaning my car today and upon removing the floot mat from the front passenger side i noticed the underside of the mat is damped. I touched the carpet and its wet...most probably from the blower box as the aircond was serviced 1-2 month ago. I removed the seat and now a table fan is drying it.
Will check the drain pipe tomorrow or when its dry.
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Car was initially parked head first in the porch and i turn it around so that the front faces the gate in order to get the most sun and get more space to work. While i was reversing i ran over my all purpose cleaner bottle, half bottle gone....aduhai...
Wet carpet.. omg.. the wet dog smell must be awful
 

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Wet carpet.. omg.. the wet dog smell must be awful
Lucky me, no smell at all. Even when its about to dry now. I think its due to the sponge type material they used at the back of the carpet instead of fabric type material which will traps all sort of dust. Foreign partical + damp condition = smelly situation

Plus, i did use a steamer at least twice on both my car interior carpet. While using it on the BLM, the smell being released is unimaginable. The waja does not emit such smell. Maybe because we used the BLM more when my boy is still small thus lost of liquid, food, rubbish smell trapped in the carpet.
 

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While waiting for my carpet to dry i cleaned the front passenger seat while its out of the car. Its night and day now. Front seat is at my living room. Last night i got bored and removed the rear bench and staryed cleaning it. Below is the result;
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Could not finish cleaning it as i ran out of apc...if only i dont ran it over while reversing.Now waiting apc to arrive, ninjavan is terribly slow.
 

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Leather? you will need to nourish it back with leather conditioner......
Yup, got a Turtle Wax leather conditioner. Been using it all these while.
I did switch to Meguiars Gold Class leather conditioner once but their dispenser mechanism and bottle is of low quality and tend to leak. Waste of precious liquid.
 

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Yup, got a Turtle Wax leather conditioner. Been using it all these while.
I did switch to Meguiars Gold Class leather conditioner once but their dispenser mechanism and bottle is of low quality and tend to leak. Waste of precious liquid.
So much for expensive MG stuff...hahaha. Can't you transfer the MG stuff into another bottle?
 

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So much for expensive MG stuff...hahaha. Can't you transfer the MG stuff into another bottle?
I did but only so little is saved, about 1/4 or a small mineral water bottle. This is due to the original bottle was having a slow leak. I only notice what happened when i saw liquid dripping on the floor from the shelf that i store the MG. Normally i apply the conditioner once a month so 30 days of slow leak.
 

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unwrap the plastic from your car... go give it a spin... do a ZTH... :-)
He need clear highway doing top speed......hhahahhahaha
Did some weekend tapau runs to Subang! Lol

Btw finally got my Evo roadtax sticker from Myeg after almost 3 weeks! The other 2 were only 1 week plus, not sure why this last one so slow.
 
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Did some weekend tapau runs to Subang! Lol

Btw finally got my Evo roadtax sticker from Myeg after almost 3 weeks! The other 2 were only 1 week plus, not sure why this last one so slow.
My road tax all done at Post office, did an appointment and exactly 3 transactions.......lol
 

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ha? Post office appointment? How you did it.
Click this:-
Go to outlet finder, click the post office you want
Click Book your JPJ service appointment
Click the services you want
See whatever dates and time available, and book it
Fill in particulars and they will send confirmation to your email
On the day of appointment, they even send you a reminder..... :driver:
 
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My Waja wet carpet problem is sorted out or to be exact it sort out itself. The drain pipe is plugged in properly all these while and the shop i went to could not find the cause as now the water is dripping properly though the drain pipe. I just let it be then.

Yesterday i went to my parents house ( dont worry i dont violate any NRP sop here ). I walked past my brother Iriz and the state it in just bothers me. It was not so dirty on the outside but inside is a mess. After talking to him i took his car home and left my BLM for him to use. Too bad i dont have the before pic. Last night i washed it and on goes first layer of Perma Glass and this include the rims and the door sill area. For such a small car, its tiring to apply esp at the front bumper area. While waiting for the Perma Glass to dry, on goes Rain X for all exterior glass except side mirror. While waiting for that to cure, on goes plastic shine thing for all black exterior plastic inclusive of the wiper frame and door weather strip thing. After everything is wiped off i decided to call it a day at midnight last night.

This morning, i vacuum the car and apply the plastic shine thing to the interior plastic. Then, on goes another layer of Perma Glass to ensure proper coverage. While waiting for this layer to cure, i touched up whatever plastic part i missed last night due to lighting condition permits proper coverage. Below are the results;
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This car is bone stock. The rear left bumper at the corner was damaged and touched up after it involved in a collision when my brother was doing Grab. The paint is not so 'metallic' at that area.

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The front bumper is the most difficult part to work on.

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lots of plastic trim inside thus this car consume lots of the plastic shine thing. Interior was vacuum cleaned. Those fabric seats are in need of cleaning but that is for another day.

Will be handing the car back either today or tomorrow.

Anyway, just to share. This Iriz is the first variant model and mileage is still below 50k km. Its a decent city car with good fc. Its good enough for long distance but fc is higher compared to its rival due to the cvt gearing ( most of it ) and the hatch design (aerodynamic). Handling is solid yet comfortable.
The CVT is reliable despite my brother driving habbit. Yes there are people whom said the CVT gearbox in proton are problematic but those are reserved for the cfe powered model. I guess CVT are not meant to handle power and weight. I know of one Preve CFE owner with kaput gearbox at 250k km and another Exora CFE owner with kaput gearbox at below 150k km. The difference between those 2 is the Preve is maintained according to the recommended interval at Proton while the Exora maintenance is questionable. My advise, 1/2 the fluid change interval. CVT fluid is cheap. Those whom DIY the fluid+filter change will know how much 'material' stuck on the pan or the magnetic drain plug.

Built quality for the first model is still questionable but its much better than older gen Proton. Only thing that rattle in this car is something inside the gear lever console. Both side rear wheel bearing has been replaced. I guess this is down to the FGK bearing installed from the factory. BLM suffer the same issue. The replacement bearing we used on this car is from NTN. Another problem this car face now there is a sound and play from the steering rack but i think this is down to user and not problem from the part itself. Not sure if electric power steering rack can be adjusted for play. I let my brother handle this.

What i like about this car;
1.Good ride and handling
2.Decent build quality
3.Cheap maintenance ( i know this coz this car is DIY maintained )
4.Excellent aircond
5.Economical
6.USB ports for charging...hey, both of my cars are old junk, so having this is a jackpot for me..hahaha. Will retrofit on my waja and BLM soon.
7.Safety unlock where we can configure it to only unlock the driver door. Most new car have this but i believe this should be a mandatory safety feature regardless of the car price segment. Proton start this on the Exora.

What i dont like;
1.Blind spot..try driving out of a junction. The A pillar might be on the way. Good thing the nose is short so u can creep further forward.
2.Rear leg room is too small. Yeah i know...its a small car.
3.Huge glass area...require decent tint
4.CVT not refine, not much can be expected from clutch based CVT. It will jerk under certain slow movement. Some claimed newer version had this resolved.

Thats it for now...at least for the Iriz.
 

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My Waja wet carpet problem is sorted out or to be exact it sort out itself. The drain pipe is plugged in properly all these while and the shop i went to could not find the cause as now the water is dripping properly though the drain pipe. I just let it be then.

Yesterday i went to my parents house ( dont worry i dont violate any NRP sop here ). I walked past my brother Iriz and the state it in just bothers me. It was not so dirty on the outside but inside is a mess. After talking to him i took his car home and left my BLM for him to use. Too bad i dont have the before pic. Last night i washed it and on goes first layer of Perma Glass and this include the rims and the door sill area. For such a small car, its tiring to apply esp at the front bumper area. While waiting for the Perma Glass to dry, on goes Rain X for all exterior glass except side mirror. While waiting for that to cure, on goes plastic shine thing for all black exterior plastic inclusive of the wiper frame and door weather strip thing. After everything is wiped off i decided to call it a day at midnight last night.

This morning, i vacuum the car and apply the plastic shine thing to the interior plastic. Then, on goes another layer of Perma Glass to ensure proper coverage. While waiting for this layer to cure, i touched up whatever plastic part i missed last night due to lighting condition permits proper coverage. Below are the results;
eh dude.. can share the plastic shine thing you use? Does it make faded black plastic panels more black ?
 

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eh dude.. can share the plastic shine thing you use? Does it make faded black plastic panels more black ?
Now i am using Sonax. The front bumper black plastic was faded and u can see its black and shining in the picture above. Same goes for the plastic cover under the wiper. This is the first time i am using the brand and on exterior plastic. Picture for your comparison ( i missed some spot at the plastic cover under the wiper;
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U can see the difference esp at bottom of the picture. Or u can check the pic i post earlier at the front bumper where my bro installed the DRL. U can see the difference where the plastic have a deep very narrow vertical 'longkang' and i cant apply the shining thing there.

Before this i was using Armor All liquid type but its kinda hard to come by. If not mistaken only Aeon has it. This brand does not produce high gloss or deep black finish but last longer. I also used Turtle wax ice before and but it only make the plastic slightly darker ( kinda matt finish depending on the type of plastic ) but it wont last long on exterior plastic.
 
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But for exterior won't the rain wash it off and give your water spots? That is why I use for interior only...
 

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But for exterior won't the rain wash it off and give your water spots? That is why I use for interior only...
Not sure abt Sonax coz this is first time i use it on exterior plastic. I know for sure that Turtle wax Ice have no such effect. Cant recall.abt armor all.

If totally serious and willing to spend then i suggest Cerakote. Checkout an independent test by a ytber Project Farm.