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I'm going to the Gatsby Deodorant Street Fair

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010 5,244 views

Gatsby Deodorant Spray

Gatsby Deodorant Spray

Deodorant is good for me! It reduces my body odor caused by sweat (coz fat sure sweat a lot la). It also leaves my skin with long-lasting fragrance, so more ppl will come closer to me just to smell me? Haha. Not only that it also has cooling and refreshing effect! During hot afternoon it’s good feel and will not be sticky ever due to sweat.

Gatsby Deodorant Spray
Shake can lightly and spray 15 to 25 cm from skin with can spout upright. It’s cool right? Spray only and it’s very convenient for me to use! =)

Gatsby Deodorant Spray

There’s so many type of different varieties on the Deodorant Perfume Spray / Roll-on Series. Crystal Musk, Fresh Fougere, Clear Ocean, Lime Green, Ozone Blue, Cool Aroma, Woody Fougere. I like Cool Aroma the most as it smells good and it make me refreshing.

The best is you have to compare and look at the description and try out which suit you the most. Some sporty type might choose Fresh Fougere, or overall person might just want to try Clear Ocean as it balance out in the and has most natural smell.

Gatsby Deodorant

There’s Roll-on Type and with the latest Spray series. I like the Spray type coz I feel it’s more hygiene and it’s easy to apply. Try it out yourself to see which you prefer!

Want to win some cool gadgets worth up to RM15,000? It’s easy. All you have to do is just blog about this Gatsby Deodorant Street Fair for the invites.

Steps:
1) Write a blog entry with the title “I’m going to the Gatsby Deodorant Street Fair”.

Some pointers you MUST include in the blog entry:
1) Blog title must be “I’m going to the Gatsby Deodorant Street Fair”
2) Include the date, time and location of the event.
Date: 17 April 2010
Time: 10 am – 5 pm
Venue: Front Foyer, Ground Floor, Berjaya Times Square, Kuala Lumpur
3) There are going to be lucky draws and we have various cool gadgets worth up to RM15,000 up for grabs!
4) Among the exciting fun-fair games on that day – Sumo Wrestling (in air bag suits!), gladiator battles and other amusing and addictive games you would expect at a fun-fair!
5) Lastly, share this link with your readers : www.gatsby.com.my/streetfair

Yes, I will be there for the Gatsby Deodorant Street Fair too and if you are going, see you there!

Once you are done, send an email to gatsby@nuffnang.com with :
1) Your Gatsby blog entry permalink
2) Full name
3) IC number

If you do not have blog but wanted to go, still possible by joing the flash game, the top scorer for each week will win a pair of invites to Gatsby Deodorant street fair! Play more and win more!

More info : www.gatsby.com.my/streetfair

Celebrating the Box-Office Success of 大日子Woohoo @ Pantai Beserah, Kuantan

Monday, March 29th, 2010 7,104 views

《大日子Woohoo!》票房口碑创佳绩Astro关丹设宴庆功

Astro关丹设宴庆功

Astro关丹设宴庆功

大日子Woohoo!, the first 100% Malaysian produced Chinese movie by Woohoo Picture and Astro Shaw jointly presented by Astro and MY FM, was a major box-office success, accumulating over RM4 million in Malaysia since its release on 14 January 2010.

Look at the beautiful scenery that Woohoo was shot! Nice kan?
Woohoo @ Pantai Beserah, Kuantan

Woohoo @ Pantai Beserah, Kuantan

Woohoo @ Pantai Beserah, Kuantan

Woohoo @ Pantai Beserah, Kuantan

Woohoo @ Pantai Beserah, Kuantan

Woohoo @ Pantai Beserah, Kuantan

Woohoo @ Pantai Beserah, Kuantan

As a gesture of gratitude to each and every individual who had made it happened, Astro organised an appreciation dinner today at Kampung Pantai Beserah, Kuantan, where the movie was shot.

Astro关丹设宴庆功

Astro关丹设宴庆功

周青元 Chiu Keng Guan, the movie director and a line-up of artistes such as 林德荣 Jack Lim, 颜江瀚 Gan Jiang Han, 杨佳贤 Jason Yeoh, 邱文博 Bernard Hiew, 曾洁钰 Chen Keat Yoke, 颜薇恩 Gan Mei Yan, 卓卉勤 Vivian Tok and 黄一飞 Freddie Ng were there to celebrate with the guests.

林德荣 Jack Lim
林德荣 Jack Lim

杨佳贤 Jason Yeoh
杨佳贤 Jason Yeoh

颜江瀚 Gan Jiang Han
颜江瀚 Gan Jiang Han

曾洁钰 Chen Keat Yoke
曾洁钰 Chen Keat Yoke

颜薇恩 Gan Mei Ya

颜薇恩 Gan Mei Ya

颜薇恩 Gan Mei Ya
颜薇恩 Gan Mei Ya

Astrolife – a brainchild of Astro which purpose is to reward Astro customers and their families for their loyalty shown towards Astro, had invited a total of 50 Astro’s customers to the feast.

For the first time in history, Astro and MY FM jointly present a 100% locally made movie Woohoo! – from director, cast, scriptwriter, to cameraman, the end-to-end production was done locally. The movie incorporates social, family and cultural values in a light-hearted, humorous yet effective way, with plots and dialogues that are relevant to the local lifestyle.

Astro关丹设宴庆功

Astro关丹设宴庆功

Astro关丹设宴庆功

“Woohoo!, is not merely an extension of TV production in Astro, but also our commitment to provide content that enriches life of the Chinese community. We are proud of Woohoo!, however the success doesn’t lie in the number of box office only, but the closer relationship built between us and the audience, and the benchmark we set for the local Chinese film industry,” said 周青元 Chiu Keng Guan.

The movie has garnered over RM4million gross box office despite it was only shown in 38 cinemas nationwide, beating the box office of Singaporean movies The Wedding Game and Love Matters in Malaysia.

Jack Lim Interview

Jack Lim Interview
On the other hand, Jack Lim was interviewed and asked about Jack Neo scandal / affair, he said he could not believe this would happen to Jack Neo. He’s now busy with 《阿炳》”Ah Beng” sitcom and all kind of activities or merchandise related to 《阿炳》”Ah Beng”.

35mm film of Woohoo
35mm film of Woohoo
35mm film of Woohoo
All of the artists and guest received each a limited edition 35mm film of Woohoo!

Astro On Demand will soon be airing Woohoo! on its platform to reward customers of Dragon Pack. Customers can catch this heart-warming movie round the clock on Astro On Demand Channel 941 between 20 April at 8.30pm and 2 May, at no extra cost. Non-Dragon Pack customers can also purchase the title at RM5 for unlimited watch within that period of time.

TM Net HSBB Unifi Broadband Pricing & Packages

Friday, March 26th, 2010 16,809 views

Residential Packages

VIP 5 / VIP 10 / VIP 20
TM HSBB Unifi Pricing & Packages

Business Packages

BIZ 5 / BIZ 10 / BIZ 20
TM HSBB Unifi Pricing & Packages

Telekom Malaysia’s just launched High Speed Broadband Service (HSBB)

Residential subscribers can opt for a 5Mbps, 10Mbps or 20Mbps.

The 5Mbps package is priced at RM149 per month, the 10Mbps at RM199, and the 20Mbps at RM249. The subscribers will have to sign on for two years contract.

Each package also comes with a Dect (Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunications) phone, a set-top box for IPTV (Internet Protocol Television), Streamyxzone ID for wireless web access, and a 2GB e-mail box.

The amount of data that can be downloaded using each of the packages will be capped, in an effort to maintain high surfing speeds.

The 5Mbps package has a 60GB monthly cap on downloads; the 10Mbps package has a 90GB cap, and the 20Mbps package has a 120GB cap.

UniFi is now available in Shah Alam, Subang Jaya, Taman Tun Dr Ismail and Bangsar, in the Klang Valley. It will be rolled out to more areas nationwide over the next two years.

There are business packages available for corporate subscribers. As with the home user service, these are also divided into 5Mbps, 10Mbps and 20Mbps packages.

There are no caps on the corporate packages, but prices are much higher. Companies will have to pay RM199 a month for 5Mbps, RM599 for 10Mbps, and RM899 for 20Mbps.

Will you go for TM Net HSBB Unifi if it’s available at your housing / business area? If me I will get a 5Mbps line and share among my neighbours! So do you want to share with me? Haha… or I will open free WIFI for my guest with HIGH SPEED Internet connectivity.

I hope this will bring our country to a faster broadband experience and we will not be lacked behind.

For further details please contact the following:
Call TM UniFi Centre at 1-300-88-1222 or E-mail to enquiry@unifi.my
Visit the nearest TMpoint

HSBB Unifi Official Website : http://www.unifi.my/

Putrajaya International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta 2010‏

Saturday, March 20th, 2010 6,113 views

Woohoo, wokeup damn early today just to snap some photo of the hot air balloon at Putrajaya. The most yeng one should be Darth Vader hot air balloon! Haha… but whole thing black damn hard to take photo also. The rest of the balloon is very normal only… hmm.

Just check out some of the photo below and you still have last day to visit this Hot Air Balloon Fiesta @ Putrajaya tomorrow (21 March, Sunday)! Weather forecast said tomorrow will rain in the afternoon so take note and remember to bring umbrella!

If you want to go into the Hot Air Balloon zone, remember to carry a big camera and no point & shoot camera as they will say “Not professional camera! Cannot go in!” lol… like that also can? Ppl go all the way to Putrajaya for that event and told that cannot go in coz no DSLR? Alamak…

Putrajaya International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta 2010‏

Putrajaya International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta 2010‏

Putrajaya International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta 2010‏
OH!

Putrajaya International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta 2010‏

Putrajaya International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta 2010‏

Putrajaya International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta 2010‏

Putrajaya International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta 2010‏
Switzerland

Putrajaya International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta 2010‏
France

Putrajaya International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta 2010‏
Poland

Darth Vader hot air balloon

Darth Vader hot air balloon
Darth Vader hot air balloon! Haha…

Putrajaya International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta 2010‏

Putrajaya International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta 2010‏

Putrajaya International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta 2010‏
Netherlands

Putrajaya International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta 2010‏

Putrajaya International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta 2010‏

Putrajaya International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta 2010‏
Levi’s Jeans

Putrajaya International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta 2010‏

Putrajaya International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta 2010‏

Putrajaya International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta 2010‏

Putrajaya International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta 2010‏

Putrajaya International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta 2010‏
Para motor showcase.

Putrajaya International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta 2010‏

Remote control hot air balloon

Remote control hot air balloon
Remote control hot air balloon.

Putrajaya International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta 2010‏
See so many crazy ppl who wokeup so early just to snap snap snap? haha.

Putrajaya International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta 2010‏

Date : 18 – 21 March 2010
Coincide with school holidays to capture the children and parents from all around Malaysia.

Venue : Putrajaya
Precinct 2, adjacent to the Monument Alaf Baru.

Time : To stretch the event time from 7am to 9pm.

Number of Hot Air Balloons: 23
* Normal shaped : 18
o 13 hot air balloons for free flying
o 5 hot air balloons for public tethered rides
* Special shaped: 5

Participating countries
* The pilots that attended the 1st Putrajaya International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta 2009 are excited to come back next year!
* Countries involved were Belgium, USA, the Netherlands, France, Switzerland, Malaysia and Japan.
* More pilots from other countries also requested to attend the event.

Theme: “1World, 1Malaysia, 1Fiesta”

* In line with our Prime Minister’s 1MALAYSIA campaign, the fiesta would be the perfect avenue in promoting unity.
* As proven in the inaugural fiesta, it could be seen that the fiesta attracts everyone regardless of their nationality, race, age, gender and profession.
* ONE WORLD: balloonists from around the world will be participating in the fiesta, also we hope to attract international tourists into Malaysia.
* ONE MALAYSIA: fans or spectators from around Malaysia, regardless of race.
* ONE FIESTA: hot air balloons being the highlight of the event, there will also be many activities and entertainment that is conducive for all.

Official Website : http://www.myballoonfiesta.com/

Astro Star Quest 2010 Audition 新秀大赛选拔赛 @ Federal Hotel

Friday, March 19th, 2010 11,710 views

Astro Star Quest 2010 Audition 新秀大赛选拔赛

Make Your Dreams Come True at Astro Star Quest 新秀大赛 2010

If you think you are as good as the Astro Star Quest contestants you watch on television each week, now is the chance for you to prove it. The much anticipated star-making programme, Astro Star Quest returns in its 14th year with a call for an audition at Federal Hotel, Kuala Lumpur on March 20 – 21, 2010 from 9am-3pm.

Open to all Malaysian aged between 18 to 26 years old and able to converse in Mandarin and Cantonese, this year’s one and only audition will be judged by renowned music industry personalities namely 李伟菘 Lee Wei Shiong from Singapore and Malaysian music producer Alex San. Shortlisted contestants from the first round audition will compete in the second round audition, where fifteen of them will be picked for the preliminary rounds.

Since its debut in 1997, Astro Star Quest (formerly known as Astro Talent Quest), has become a prominent local Chinese singing reality show that fulfilled dreams of many young Malaysians to become successful singers, such as 张栋樑 Nicholas Teo, Gary Cao, Eric Lim, 陈势安 Andrew Tan, Amy Wong, Gan Wan Chean and Choo Hou Ren.

“It has always been our focus at Astro to produce quality local programmes that can enrich the lives of our viewers as well as contribute to the development of the local entertainment industry. We would have missed out great Malaysian talents such as Nicholas Teo and Gary Cao had they not participated in the programme and we are proud to say that Astro Star Quest has provided these talents a springboard to launch their singing and acting career beyond Malaysia,” said Choo Chi Han, Head of Chinese Language Business.

Astro Star Quest has also unleashed talents with different strengths – Danny Koo, Anthony Chang and Jym Chong earned themselves chances to host TV programmes while Lan Kah Fai and Ryan Thoo were signed as youth ambassadors for commercials. Most recently, Astro Star Quest 2009 second-runner up, Chen Keat Yoke starred in the highly acclaimed locally produced Chinese movie Woohoo!, making her a household name instantly.

“Our programming strength lies in the fact that we don’t just discover talents but also continuously develop and nurture the talents by providing different opportunities and platforms for them to hone their skills and talents. This is in line with our Astro Ben Di Quan’s (Local Belt) commitment to develop the Malaysian entertainment industry with a sustainable pool of multi-talented Malaysians,” added Choo.

Apart from a ticket to fame, Astro Star Quest 2010 offers fabulous prizes to the finalists. The top 3 winners will represent Malaysia at the annual International Chinese New Talent Singing Competition, set in Hong Kong, to compete against other talented performers from around the world in pursue of international fame.

Astro Star Quest 2010 is produced by Astro Ben Di Quan (Local Belt) and supported by MY FM. The show is scheduled to air over Astro Wah Lai Toi (Channel 311) from May 9 onwards.

For more information on Astro Star Quest 2010, visit www.astro.com.my/asq and join Facebook group at www.facebook.com/astrostarquest. Stay tuned to Astro and MY FM.

Details of Astro Star Quest 2010 Walk-in Audition

First Round Audition
Date: March 20 (Sat) & 21 (Sun)
Time: 9.00am – 3.00pm
Venue: Banquet Hall, 2nd Floor,
Federal Hotel, Kuala Lumpur

Note:
- Contestants are required to fill in the application form (downloaded from the official www.astro.com.my/asq), and bring along the original and a photocopy of their Identity Card plus a full-length and a half length 4R recent photos of themselves
- Contestants have to perform a song with no instrumental accompaniment
- Selected contestants will enter the second round audition

Second Round Audition
Date: March 22 (Mon)
Time: Selected contestants will be informed separately
Venue: Banquet Hall, 2nd Floor,
Federal Hotel, Kuala Lumpur


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Note:
- Contestants are required to perform two songs (one fast and one slow number) and bring along the Minus-1 music.
- Contestants are required to use their own costumes and make-up

Astro Star Quest 2010 is open to all Malaysians who meet the following requirements:
1. The Contestant must be Malaysian and able to converse in Mandarin and Cantonese;

2. The Contestant must be 18 years old as at 20th March, 2010 and below 26 years old as at 1st October, 2010 (based on the Gregorian calendar);

3. The Contestant must sing from a selection of Chinese/Mandarin pop songs;

4.The Contestant must not be a recording artiste where he/she has released or in the process of releasing any solo and/or group album after the age of 12 years; or has intention to release a solo and/or group album within six months from the date of the finals of the contest;

5.The Contestant must have never qualified for grand finals of the 1st International Chinese New Talent Singing Championship 1997 (Malaysia Final), Astro Talent Quest 1998 – 2007, Astro Star Quest 2008 – 2009.

See you there and all the best! =)

My 1st Service @ Jalan Tandang KIA Service Center

Sunday, March 14th, 2010 8,162 views

Finally done my 1st Service at Jalan Tandang. The service was pretty fast and I didn’t op for free car wash as I was rushing to do my PPS after the service. I went on Saturday around 8am but it’s business hour is 8.30am so I’m the 1st customer and without any booking needed. Just make sure to be early.

1st Service @ Jalan Tandang KIA Service Center

1st Service @ Jalan Tandang KIA Service Center

Did my alignment too but still my car steer to left a bit…

Wheel Alignment @ Jalan Tandang KIA Service Center

Wheel Alignment @ Jalan Tandang KIA Service Center

Wheel Alignment @ Jalan Tandang KIA Service Center

Wheel Alignment @ Jalan Tandang KIA Service Center

Wheel Alignment @ Jalan Tandang KIA Service Center

For those that collected your car and going to do the 1st service remember to check your service booklet and your 1st 3 free service coupons should have serial number…

If not you gonna have trouble like me! When want to do service that time only the SC told me my booklet tak da number cannot service etc… called dealer said nothing to do with him ask me to settle with Naza… lol.

If you see empty serial at your free service coupon faster call your Sales Agent and question them if they could not help just email to cmd@naza.com.my

Free Service Vouchers

Free Service Vouchers

For those that going to collect the car remember to check your service booklet and your 1st 3 free service coupons should have serial number, if do not have remember to tell your Sales Agent that and request for a booklet with number.

Oil Filter – RM16.19
Gasket Drain – RM2.50
Petronas Fully Syntactic – Syntium 5/W 30 – RM209.00

Total Damage = RM227.70

FOC – 1 Tea Pot Set + RM20 discount vouchers.

Naza Kia Services Sdn Bhd.
No. 9, Jalan Tandang,
46050 Petaling Jaya.
Tel : 03-77831200
Fax : 03-77838200

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How To Change / Replace Car Emblem / Logo?

Saturday, March 13th, 2010 11,936 views

Have you ever want to change your car emblem or logo but not sure how to change or where to buy? No worries, I will guide you on how to change your Naza Forte logo to this sleek design logo and it will change the status of your car? Haha…

Naza Car Emblem

Naza Car Emblem

Don’t like your original car emblem? No worries you could get all kind of design you would like to have like this emblem below.

K Emblem

Is this better looking emblem? If not you could op for other design too.

Then prepare the following tools…

Remove car emblem tools

Change / Replace Car Emblem / Logo
screwdriver…

Change / Replace Car Emblem / Logo
floss…

Change / Replace Car Emblem / Logo
remaining gum…

Change / Replace Car Emblem / Logo
spade…

Initially I rub the remaining sticker using my hand and some tools but then it’s not a good idea, then I tried with kerosin and it do wonders but use it with care k, recommended to use some other remover rather than kerosin!

Change / Replace Car Emblem / Logo

Change / Replace Car Emblem / Logo

K emblem
Then finally you could stick your new emblem! 3M sticker is a good quality sticker.

Okay, after my experience changing of my car emblem only I found the following steps to remove the emblem… too late for me as I already hurt the car with scratches and lubang… =’(

The back emblem is very sticky and hard to remove and even I hurt myself plus leaving marks on the car paint too! Please be extra careful!

Screwdriver broken

Hurt my hand

Scratches

Look, the screw driver also broken and hurt my hand. I tried with badminton string and etc still the string will fall off to the grip of the emblem 3M sticker, so please read thru the expert recommendation below before you following my dumb move!

Changed Car Emblem
Look, is it better compared to before? Haha…

So please read thru the steps below. Have to wash the area around the emblem with warm soapy water and apply heat with hair dryer so that the back emblem will be easily removed! The 3M stickers at the back emblem is really hard to remove if without following the steps below!

Happy DIY-ing your car!

Step 1
Determine that your emblems are stickers not bolt on emblems by looking at the metal on the underside of your hood or trunk from the emblem. If you see bolts or nuts you are probably out of luck and will have to see a professional.

Step 2
Wash the area around the emblem well with warm soapy water; this will prevent scratches later on.

Step 3
Apply heat with a hair dryer until the emblem if fairly warm to the touch, this loosens up the glue.

Step 4
Spray a bug and tar remover liberally onto and around your emblem. Be sure to continue to keep it warm.

Step 5
Use a plastic spatula to slowly begin breaking loose the glue bonding your emblem to the car.

Step 6
Remove the emblem from the car entirely. Moving slow will usually help the glue pull away as well leaving less work later on.

Step 7
Remove any left over glue with a goo removal product and a little elbow grease.

Warning…
#Perform this procedure in a garage and have a space heater keeping up the ambient temperature or in direct sunlight. The warmer the glue the easier it will be to remove the emblem.
#Some sprays may react explosively with heat do not use an aerosol spray is you are applying heat.
#Too much heat will damage your paint. You want warm not hot.
#Use constant steady pressure with the spatula, pushing too hard can damage the paint.
#Do not use a razor blade or any sort of metal scraper they will scratch your paint.

Source : How to remove emblems from cars.

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LITRAK Introduced Contra Flow On LDP – Causing Massive Jam!

Monday, March 8th, 2010 8,605 views

Caught in LDP Jam for hours because of Litrak introduced Contra / Kontra Flow on LDP today 4.30 – 8.30pm. I feel that it do harm more than good and most of the LDP users are not aware of the Contra flow despite of all the banners being hang all over LDP but there’s no news about it and seriously causing massive jam and the situation worsen by heavy rain.

LDP Contra / Kontra Flow Banner
The banner informing the road user about the Contra flow “Jambatan Puchong Jaya Ditutup Bagi Laluan Kontra!

LITRAK Introduced Contra Flow On LDP

LITRAK Introduced Contra Flow On LDP
So one of the lane being taken by the opposite traffic which causing traffic from Cyberjaya towards Puchong a massive jam! 4 lanes become 3 lanes.

LITRAK Introduced Contra Flow On LDP
Worst part is the bridge which we normally use towards the Sunway toll being closed and have to turn left.

LITRAK Introduced Contra Flow On LDP
Traffic being divert from the Sunway toll… it’s causing both side massive traffic jam!

I’m not sure why they introduced this flow as it will caused more jam for me to go home! It will be on Contra Flow daily from Monday to Friday except Public Holiday… How how how?? Gonna be mad la… What’s the alternative to LDP? MEX? KL-PutraJaya Highway? =’(

LDP Road Diversion - Contra Flow

LITRAK will be introducing yet another traffic management scheme on the South bound direction towards Putrajaya between the stretch right from the Petaling Jaya Selatan Toll Plaza and Bandar Puchong Jaya (KM 19.3 to KM 22) from next week. The main objective of this exercise is to improve traffic flow in Puchong.

The Contra-flow traffic scheme being introduced in collaboration with the Traffic Police, is not new to people in the Klang Valley but this will be the first time that LDP road users in Puchong will experience it.

The Contra-flow system starts right from the Petaling Jaya Selatan Toll Plaza towards Puchong. Highway users heading towards Puchong Perdana and Putrajaya will be required to enter the lane which is located on the extreme right of the toll plaza. The dedicated lane for the contra flow is meant for light vehicles only.

The Highway Ronda team will be stationed at strategic locations and users are advised to adhere to the signages erected along the stretch to guide roads users.

The Contra-flow, aimed at improving the traffic flow on the south bound direction towards Putrajaya will involve the complete closure of the fly-over in the opposite direction towards Sunway/Kesas at Puchong Jaya Interchange to make way for additional lane to Puchong Perdana / Putrajaya – bound traffic. Thus, highway users from Puchong towards Sunway/Kesas/Federal Highway are advised to keep to the most left lanes and use the slip road right after IOI Mall.

The contra-flow will be in effect daily from 4.30 pm-8.30 pm (Monday – Friday except Public holiday) from 8 March 2010.

Speaking to reporters during the Press Conference to announce the contra-flow traffic, LITRAK Chief Executive Officer Sazally Saidi said the effort involves extensive preparation and dispensation of huge number of manpower on site.

“We have been studying this option for months now and theoretically the contra-flow should work based on the studies. We are certain that with additional lanes provided for the Puchong Perdana /Putrajaya bound traffic, the traffic flow in Puchong will improve,” he said.

He said as in any new traffic scheme, there could be minor hiccups as roads users will need a few days to get accustomed to the system.

“To a large extent, we will have to depend on the road users to be vigilant, adhere to signs posted and be at the correct lanes according to their destination for this system to work entirely,” he said.

Sazally said the contra-flow traffic system will begin on 8 March (Monday), 2010 from 4.30pm.

Source : Litrak.com.my

Shine n Shield – PPS Car / Auto Paint Protection

Sunday, March 7th, 2010 67,229 views

Polarized Paint Protection System (PPS)

Shine n Shield - PPS Car / Auto Paint Protection

Shine n Shield - PPS Car / Auto Paint Protection

WHY PPS sealant can provide the ultimate protection and the showroom shine for your car paint for years to come. Because PPS sealant is not a wax of any kind but a PTFE (Teflon) coating (the same substance that makes non-stick cookwares so slippery and tough that nothing will stick to it and will not crack or melt under extreme temperature) that will fuse and bond to the paint with U.S. patented PPS technology to create a dazzling, wet and deep shine and will stay and remain there to protect the paint against the damaging UV sunray and all other harmful elements for years. PPS sealant will also help to fill up the tiny paint pores, crevices and hairline cracks and smooth out uneven paint surfaces and swirls.

Patented PPS technology is the only permanent protection coating system currently available in the whole world. The PTFE (Teflon) coating is one of the slipperiest substances known to man and it is this slick substance that repels dirt like crazy. The water will always float on the paint surface in the form of beads or water droplets and roll off the surface instead of sheeting off as the treated surface is so slick and gloss that not even water will stick to it.

PPS - Polarized Paint Protection System

Shine n Shield - PPS

Shine n Shield - PPS
Before PPS.. You could see the watermarks easily..

Shine n Shield - PPS Car / Auto Paint Protection

Job Sheet

Job Sheet
They have job sheet for each car and check list… That’s how the PRO perform the task.

After all the hassle and choosing between PPS vs Sierra Glow, finally got my Whitey PPS-ed, wanted to do a coating to my car so that it will protect the paint and it will still shine and easy to wash and maintain, that’s why I choose to PPS at Sunway. The whole process took around 6hrs+ to get it done. Sad thing was after I done the PPS it rain! I have to use water and wipe it again after that. Next time if you want to do PPS, remember to check weather report k!

1st Step: Car Wash to wash away the dirt and stain.

Car Wash

Car Wash

Car Wash

Car Wash

2nd Step: Wrap your car with tape to prevent rubber being PPS-ed.

Getting your car prepared

Getting your car prepared

Getting your car prepared

3rd Step: Start doing the 1st round…

Fast Action Compound

PPS Tools

PPS Tools

Shine n Shield - PPS

Shine n Shield - PPS

Shine n Shield - PPS

Shine n Shield - PPS

Shine n Shield - PPS

4th Step: Wash your car with warm water…

Washing car with warm water

Drying car

5th Step: Continue doing it for 2nd round…

Polarizing Lotion Step #1
Polarizing Lotion Step #1

Paint Protection Coating Step #2
Paint Protection Coating Step #2

Shine n Shield - PPS Car

Finally…

Never Wax Again!
Never Wax Again! Haha…

Shine n Shield - PPS Car / Auto Paint Protection

Shine n Shield - PPS Car / Auto Paint Protection

Shine n Shield - PPS Car / Auto Paint Protection
See my car shinny or not?

The whole process took me about 6hrs plus starting from 10.40am – 5.15pm, all I would say is it worth the money and time. If you wanted to do coating to your car, do consider PPS from Shine n Shield. Just tell them you came to know about this PPS from saimatkong and you will entitled for discount! =)

While the whole process you could op to go for shopping at Sunway Pyramid or Makan or Massage at the customer waiting area, there’s a massage chair!

Massage

27 years old Ford
Check out the owner Raymond 27 years old Ford!

ShineNShield

Fill in the form below so that you will be able to enjoy some discount and they will be contacting you.

Address (Click here for the map)
No. 47, Jalan PJS 11/22,
Bandar Sunway,
46150 Subang Jaya, Selangor,
Malaysia.

Contact
(603) – 5635 9933 / 5636 3737 (Tel)
sales@shineNshield.com (Email)

CAR Coil Mat

Are you interested to do Car Coil Mat as well? If you are looking for Coil Mat with Side Sewing and Heel Pad, check out this link.

If you wan to DIY you could purchase the sealant from them and follow the steps below.
Before you begin Application of PPS
* Shake the bottles well before use
* PPS is not a wax, therefore use it sparingly, over application of the product will create an oily/milky residue and… if this occurs keep buffing until it appears glossy… this could take some time depending on the amount of over application.
* Do not apply in direct sunlight.
* Do not apply the Step #2 Paint Sealant to non-painted plastic, matte rubber or rubber moldings, remove immediately if this occurs. It is advisable to cover those areas with marking tapes before applying PPS Step #2.
* The curing process will continue for 48 hours and the shine will deepen over this period.
* Avoid washing the surface for 48 hours with any type of soap or detergent or drive into heavy rain immediately after applications.

Equipment
* 1 PPS kit c/w Step #1 and Step #2
* Clean wash mitt.
* Clean chamois / micro fibre towel
* Orbital buffer / application sponge
* 1 gallon of hot water and a bucket.

Preparation
1. Carefully inspect the surface for any sign of brake dust, scratches, acid rain etch marks, paint swirls or other damage or imperfections.
2. Repair any damage or imperfections prior to applying the PPS
3. For oxidized or old surfaces make sure to bring the paint up to as good condition as possible before sealing with the PPS.
4. Make sure the vehicle is clean of all excess dirt and other debris before proceeding with the Step #1.

Step #1 Wash Solution
* Thoroughly mix the entire contents of the Step#1 with 1 gallon of warm/hot water.
* Rinse the vehicle with fresh water.
* Wash the entire surface with the wash solution using a clean wash mitt.
* Leave the Step #1 wash solution on the surface for approximately 10 minutes to allow the solution to purge the paint pores and charge the surface (the solution will appear hazy when ready to be removed)
* Rinse the Step #1 from the painted surface until the water runs clear and there is no more soap residue.
* Thoroughly dry the vehicle with a clean chamois / micro fibre towel making sure to dry seams, mirrors and molding where water can be trapped.

Step #2 Paint Sealant
* Put a small amount of product (size of a silver dollar) to an application sponge or 2 – 3 circles of product onto a terry cloth bonnet with an orbital buffer.
* Apply the product to the surface in a circular overlapping motion working on a 2 – 3 foot section at a time until the entire vehicle is covered.
* Make sure to leave the Step #2 on the vehicle at least 15 minutes.
* Going back to where you started applying the Step #2, using a clean soft cloth / micro fibre towel / orbital buffer with a clean terry cloth bonnet start removing the product in the same manner as you applied it. You are done.

Tiered fuel plan scrapped vs Fuel prices set to rise

Sunday, March 7th, 2010 3,534 views

Okie… Confirmed tiered fuel plan scrapped but now what? “Fuel prices set to rise…” for all the CC no matter you driving 800cc Kancil or or aboce 2.0cc cars… It’s no different, this is because it’s set to rise 10 sen.

Will it affect our roti canai, teh tarik, mamak or kopitiam price again? Please do not do that… Petrol price increased, they increase the roti price but when petrol price reduce the increased price will not be decreased… It’s not fair right? =(

So you will see more cars queuing up at petrol station waiting for get their tank full on 30th April, before 1st of May and less car on the road the next day due to the fuel price increased. and there will not be any jam after the fuel price increase? It’s like previously, just less car for 1 week then the jam will be back!

We need the subsidy.

Tiered fuel plan scrapped; Govt will not increase price for now

By MAZWIN NIK ANIS

Tiered fuel plan officially scrapped

PUTRAJAYA: The Government has officially scrapped its plan to introduce the two-tiered restructuring of fuel subsidy following negative feedback from the public.

Domestic Trade, Co-operatives and Con­sumerism Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said the decision was taken because the Government did not want such an important policy devoid of public support or acceptance.

“Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has stated that this is the people’s Government and it is open to views. Today, the Government has proven that we are not rhetoric and we truly hold on to our words.

“We have heard the people’s voices and now we have proven that we are willing to scrap the plan because the rakyat do not want it,” he told reporters here yesterday.

Ismail Sabri said the price of fuel would remain the same for now as “there was no directive to announce any hike”.

“I don’t know when that will happen but the public must remember that fuel price fluctuates.

“Foreigners can still purchase fuel according to petrol pump price. But the policy governing the sale of petrol to foreign-registered vehicles at border areas remains,” he said, adding that the ministry would be proposing to the Cabinet another “policy for foreigners”.

Foreign-registered vehicles are only allowed to pump a maximum of 20 litres at petrol stations within 50km radius from the border.

Ismail Sabri said the Government was subsidising nine sen more now in addition to the 30 sen it was already forking out for every litre of RON95 due to the commodity price increase.

Last year, the Government forked out RM3.4bil to subsidise petrol and RM1.9bil for diesel.

The plan, originally set to be implemented on May 1, was to introduce a two-tiered pricing system for petrol based on engine capacity while foreigners would have to pay the market price.

It called for the mandatory use of MyKad to differentiate Malaysians from foreigners, requiring the need for MyKad readers at petrol stations.

Ismail Sabri also said that a subsidy rationalisation laboratory headed by Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Idris Jala was studying the implementation of government subsidies.

Source : TheStar

Fuel prices set to rise

By DANNY YAP

PETALING JAYA: The Government is likely to revert to slight increases in fuel prices over time now that it has been officially announced that the proposed two-tier fuel subsidy scheme based on vehicle engine capacity has been scrapped, analyst and economists say.

The proposed fuel subsidy scheme was originally set to be implemented on May 1.

Maybank Investment Bank analyst Mohd Khair Mirza said: “We may see an increase of about 10 sen in petrol prices post May 1.” He added that it was the only viable option for the moment unless the Government came out with a better fuel subsidy scheme.

Mohd Khair said the two-tier fuel subsidy scheme proposed in theory appeared good on paper but issues such as implementation and enforcement were questionable.

He said: “At least with the slight increase in fuel prices over time it is applied across the board and the Government is able to close the gap on the fuel subsidy which remains unsustainable.”

Mohd Khair said that based on US$80 per barrel of crude oil, the Government was currently subsidising fuel at the pump at around 40 sen per litre.

An economist from a rating agency said although the proposed two-tier fuel subsidy scheme has been scrapped, it should not deter the Government from continuing to look for other schemes that were more practical and viable.

He said a viable scheme should meet two objectives – ensure the hardcore poor are not badly affected and address the fuel subsidy.

A local economist from a broking house said the Government’s decision to scrap the proposed two-tier fuel subsidy scheme based on vehicle engine capacity came as no surprise.

“We figured it (scrapping of the scheme) would happen. There was a lot of talk that the subsidy scheme was not practical, despite a lot of effort by the Government to implement it,” he said.

The economist believed some individuals were waiting to exploit the scheme (if implemented) thinking they could benefit from the scheme.

“Thankfully the Government realised the proposed subsidy scheme was not foolproof and decided to scrap it,” he said.

Source : TheStar

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