Workshop at Seksyen 8, Samy Bengkal – Saga BLM

I get to know this special bengkal via my colleague and his pastor. This place is people only will come by people referrer. Why? There is no signal and shop name there…
This is the shop?? At the lorong of a shoplot
This is the shop?? At the lorong of a shoplot.

Can you see what is on the door? That is the business license and so call their business address….

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Look carefully! (Click and enlarge) What is the address??? I can’t believe with my eye with this address… but it really exists… LOL…

 Saga BLM – Low Arm Issue

I was there about 8:30am. I am waiting the worker come and fix my car. 2 things I would like to fix on that last Saturday (22 Nov 2014). Find out what is the sound when I pass a bump or uneven road..

This is the sound is like around rubber sound eit eit eit (I also dunno how to describe)… You can listen as below link

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6sMtwN1wtJMakZUX3JtNnJ5MGM/view

First checking the technician suspect is ball joints problem.

saga blm ball joint - this is ball joint the black plastic pump
saga blm ball joint – this is ball joint the black plastic pump

After he drove one around, then confirmed was the low arm spoiled already. Below is the Right hand side Low Arm cost RM60.

Saga BLM Right Hand Side Low Arm - Asahi Brand (Local)
Saga BLM Right Hand Side Low Arm – Asahi Brand (Local)
Saga BLM Low Arm - My long services 5 years Low Arm finally dead..
Saga BLM Low Arm – My long services 5 years Low Arm finally dead..

According to technician this is the part spoil.. I don’t know why this small hole got such a big sound…

Low Arm
Low Arm, I don’t know what is this call

As I check another part of this Low Arm, it also showed a lot of place was spoiled..

Low Arm
Low Arm

As you know Malaysia Road conditions… so pray that your Low Arm can tahan enough for such condition..

Change Engine Gasket Robber

Second thing I would like to service together is my engine part. I got serious oil leaking on my engine. As you can the picture below. A lot of overflow..

Engine Leaking
Saga BLM – Engine Leaking

So what they told me is to buy a new gasket rubber to replace the old one. The old rubber is too hard and did not work properly. This original part is cost RM40… Don’t how many profit they can earn from this rubber band…

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Bill for Low Arm + Gasket Rubber: RM100 gone...
Bill for Low Arm + Gasket Rubber: RM100 gone…
BLM Engine
My Engine over opened.. Very shinning.. This is the heart for the whole car… need to take good care for this thing..
BLM Engine Cover - YOu see the rubber is almost flat.. so it didn't do it's job..
BLM Engine Cover – YOu see the rubber is almost flat.. so it didn’t do it’s job..
Poor Rubber... just leave at the floor.. Thank you for serving for me 5 years...
Poor Rubber… just leave at the floor.. Thank you for serving for me 5 years…
The Seal Cam Cover was Installing...
The Seal Cam Cover was Installing…
See the new rubber, got extra few CM showed up
See the new rubber, got extra few CM showed up
Added extra gum to make it more durable.. save some money...
Added extra gum to make it more durable.. save some money…

Change my Fog Light

After done with these two major changed. I just recalled my car left hand side fog light was burned. So I just asked him to change it together

Saga BLM Fog Light
Saga BLM Fog Light burned..
Saga BLM Fog Light, cost me for RM7.50, but the cover show RM5.00... now everything increased price....
Saga BLM Fog Light, cost me for RM7.50, but the cover show RM5.00… now everything increased price….

OK.. total time used in car service took about 2 hours.. Hopefully can extend my car journey for another few years… Thanks for reading!

DEBIT ADVICE RM8 Maybank

Last week I checked back my Maybank Transaction History then I found out this RM8 DEBIT ADVICE thingy…
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I had been long time cancelled this unlimited withdraw service from Maybank. How come it auto come back?! So this is how bank make money.

I renewal my debit card (VISA Expired 2014)

I believe this early of year if you notice Maybank ATM screen announcement, they ask their customer renew their Debit Card because the expired year is on 2014. So, here is the catch. Today I go to Maybank Customer Service ask why Maybank charge RM8 to me again since I never apply for this service. The customer service ask back me, do you REPLACE / APPLY any debit card / ATM card?? The story behind is when you are replace / apply new card by default they will activate this “good” unlimited withdraw service to you. They claimed that the office should explain to you well when you do so. I REMEMBER clearly they DID NOT do so.. however, I already sign the black and white no argument.. I am very sensitive to this kind of charge, if they do explain to me, I SURELY immediately will cancel it. My monthly withdraw time will not more than 3 times.

Without this services, the 5th time when you withdraw money from your ATM card, it will charge RM0.50 per transaction. I where got so many money to withdraw every month.

So if you are Apply any card / replace from bank, just clarify this point with them. This is how they earn our money with less effort… LOL…

OpenCart Import/Export tools _x000D_

Import Excel having _x000D_ string

I had migrate one of my OpenCart store from 1.4.9.4 to 1.5.6.4. There are a major upgrade between the data structure. I do have to export the database and manually match the few and import back to the latest version.

After I successfully import to the system. I found that the new line / line break / paragraph show up the funny string which is “_x000D_”. I have no idea where is this character came from. I checked the Excel File, there is no such character there. I try to reimport again. The problem still occurs. Hence, I try Google with this issue.

This is what the author of the extension reply on this issue:

by JNeuhoff » Wed Sep 17, 2014 11:04 pm

Please try our new version 2.3 which should fix the issue with the missing product option values.As regards the file size: XLSX tends to be larger than the old XLS format. However, you can export in smaller batches, edit, and then re-import.

As regards the

_x000D_

This might be a bug with MS Excel. Do you have the same problem when using OpenOffice or LibreOffice?

He claimed that it is might be a bug of the MS Excel that means I don’t think he will take time to fix it. So the problem is from MS Excel. So I try to solve it with MS Excel.

The Solution:

Previously the extension for 1.4.9.4 is exported with xls extension. However, the latest version is export to xlsx extension.
What I do is I open the xlsx exported file and save it to xls again. I try to import again. Voilà the _x000D_ funny string no more.
If you have the similar problem try to save in to old version of the Excel. It might solve your problem.
Happy Coding~

Background for the Import / Export Tools

The Import/Export Tool allows the admin user to do a bulk export of all the categories, products, and product options to an Excel spreadsheet file. The spreadsheet file can be edited offline and then be re-imported to the OpenCart database.

http://www.opencart.com/index.php?route=extension/extension/info&extension_id=17

It is very useful extension for you to manage your products.

GIRO – When will the money reach the recipient’s account

Fees & charges

Service fee: 10sen

For Maybank:

Source: Maybank Website
Source: Maybank Website

For Public Bank

Public Bank - GIRO
Source – Public Bank Staff

This is useful if you plan to save money and transfer to another bank account.

Post this it is for myself to keep record, and also share to those who need it.

Change HeadLamp for Saga BLM

My HeadLamp had been broken since early of this year due to minor accident.

Finally mid of last month I decided to fix it.

The original Saga Part selling on their online store is cost about RM287.21.

I check with Mudah.my, I manage to get RM170 for BOSCH Brand. I think the quality is good. So far after one month installation nothing happen.

BOSCH Part Information - Saga BLM 2008 HeadLamp RH
BOSCH Part Information – Saga BLM 2008 HeadLamp RH
BOSCH SAGA BLM HEAD LAMP
BOSCH SAGA BLM HEAD LAMP

I was recommend by a friend to go to Puchong to fix my car’s knocking. It cost RM200 for knocking out and install the new light. No paint included. If want to spray the bumper and side part it cost another RM200… It really high cost for maintaining a car…

Puchong Area Knocking & Spray. It took about half day to do the fixing.
Puchong Area Knocking & Spray. It took about half day to do the fixing.
This is the shop interior :D The boss's name is call Mr. Sam, he is a nice guy.
This is the shop interior 😀 The boss’s name is call Mr. Sam, he is a nice guy.
TATA~ After install with new lamp.
TATA~ After install with new lamp.

They returned to my original lamp for souvenir… LOL.. Thank you for serving with my almost 5 years…

Original Saga BLM Head Lamp Broken Part... (Front)
Original Saga BLM Head Lamp Broken Part… (Front)
Original Saga BLM Head Lamp Broken Part... (Back)
Original Saga BLM Head Lamp Broken Part… (Back)
My Faithful Car Restored~ Thanks God!
My Faithful Car Restored~ Thanks God!