Life with BMW diesel in Singapore, two years on.

I’m sure some readers have been curious, so here’s a 2-year review after my first post from two years ago. In summary, the BMW F10 520d is one of the best car I’ve driven on a daily basis. It is surely… Continue Reading →

Boy’s toes caught in escalator at Toa Payoh

After reading the news that a boy’s toe got caught in an escalator at Toa Payoh, I can’t help but notice he was wearing Crocs. I mumbled, “again”. I shared the article on Facebook and wonder why parents still buy… Continue Reading →

MAS eases curbs; where is COE headed

If you’ve been following the news, you should have heard about MAS easing the loan curbs. So where is COE headed? Most people say it will go up, but I think it will only inch up marginally. Reducing downpayment by 10%… Continue Reading →

Thicker oil is killing your engine

I wrote this entry hoping it would prevent people from using incorrect engine oil viscosities, especially newer cars that require as low as 20 weight oils (e.g. Mazda Skyactiv.) I often hear mechanics saying that we need to use thicker… Continue Reading →

Truth about automotive leather maintenance

Leather treatment/conditioning is a big automotive detailing fad. In cars built in possibly 1990s, and definitely 2000s and beyond, all automotive leather have a clear coat (read: plastic) applied to a treated, dyed and artificially textured leather. The clear coat makes… Continue Reading →

What I think about the Singapore Property Market in 2016

Here’s what I think of the Singapore property market in 2016 (and beyond). I’ve just sold my HDB and am renting temporarily waiting on the side to jump in. If you’d like me to summarise in one sentence, I think the… Continue Reading →

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