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Wednesday, May 05, 2010

LONGTERMER #2, Volume 16; Month 22: Honda Civic FD2 2.0IVTEC

LONGTERMER #2, Volume 16; Month 22: Honda Civic FD2 2.0IVTEC

In this blog entry, I'll be covering my ride.  The Honda Civic FD2. This is 16th update of Longtermer #2, this month's the 22th month we (my family) owned the Civic 2.0iVTEC FD2.

What's happened in the month between March to End April. Let's see...

I have been enjoying driving the car around. In fact, WE (me and my dad) used this car more often now compared to the Ford Telstar.

Over the last 7 days, as usual my dad drove this Civic FD2 HARD.  To Genting Highlands (1 round), KLIA 2 rounds, Cyberjaya few rounds. 

Again, the way he drove to Genting and back.  Well, he utilised Engine braking most of the time when downhill and played with the Paddle shift (S mode) with Air-cond off (windows down) when going uphill.

My dad sent the car for suspension tuning, camber and Alignment by a Tyre shop.  Also rotated the wheels.

The Civic's Due did its 30,000km service on 3 March 2010. They just did regular engine oil change, oil filter,  On the same date, I received a Letter from Honda Malaysia informing me of RECALL (Product update) on the apparent Defective FUSE BOX.  On 22 March, I went ahead and sent the car for the recall exercise.  Besides replacing the fuse box, they also replaced the Battery (under warranty).   

Also, This Civic is one of the Escort car for my friend's wedding on 1 May 2010.  The driver (me) is one of the Heng Taai (Xiong Di) mah!  Sadly, no picture...
Without further ado, let's proceed to LOGBOOK.

Year of manufactured: 2008 (Delivery Date 28 July 2008)
Current Value: RM113,000
Purchase price: RM126,000 (less NCB)
Mileage when bought: 0008km
Mileage last update (January 1): 30,418km
Mileage today: 32,777km

Average mileage per month: 1560km

Best: 14.25km/L (RM0.14/km), 100% highway, Petronas RON97 (18 March 2010 driven by my DAD)

WORST: 7.9km/L (RM0.23/km) (Shell RON95) 100% City driving driven by ME. (April 08 2010)

LAST 6 months:
Best: 14.25km/l (90% highway driving) (16 February 2010)
Worst: 7.9km/l (80% City driving, 20% HARD DRIVING) (April 2010)


1) 30,000km service.  RM260.00  (MINERAL OIL)
2) Touch and Go reload => RM100.
Petrol, parking and toll charges, that's all.

Well, there's a saying "a picture is worth 1000 words". Here's some parting shots before I sign off...
Below, waiting for service...

Above: A peek into the service bays...  NEAT...


AN ORIGINAL JEFF LIM Production. That's all folks, thanks for having the patience to read this. See you on the 24th month. Ie. End June. Yes, Now I'll update this car every 2 months as there's more and more things to blog about.

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