Motorcycle spare parts are very important ones for the users. Specially they must look for genuine products when buying any of them. All over Sri Lanka you can find spare parts shops for Japanese and Indian made motorcycles and scooters. Many motorcycle and scooter spare part seller shops are located in the Panchikawatte area in Colombo. Normally they are closed on public holidays and Poya days.
But most of the spare parts shops are kept opened on Saturdays and Sundays as the motorcycle owners used to send their motorbikes for repair on these days due to their office work hours.
Other the the motorbike spare parts Engine oil, Brake oil, Spoke oil and Engine coolant are sold in these shops in large quantity. You can buy cheap duplicate parts and second hand parts in the Maradana area. Specially in the Jayantha Weerasekare Mawatta located nex to the Maradana railway station. It starts from the Base Line Road next to Jazeema Cinema Hall and the petrol Shed.
There are special products available for racing motorcycle riders including the Motorcycle Racing suit. Body Armour, racing boots, Special helmets, hand gloves and other items used for the safety of the rider and pillion passengers too can be purchased here.
Sri Lanka allows you to purchase through the online websites for your motorcycle spare parts and racing rider accessories requirements. Most of the youngsters use Sampath Bank webcard to be safe against the internet fraud when buying online.
Always insists on genuine parts. They may be expensive but durable. Specially clutch plate sets, Spark plugs, brake lining and chain links related products used to wear very easily if they are not original ones. Always insist on buying complet clutch plate set with packing for the housing. Spark plug should be in correct length and should be a recommended one by the motorcycle manufacturer. Even it is little expensive, maintenance free (Gel ) batteries are far better than the acid filling batteries.
If you are looking for a spare part, get a photo of your motorcycle and the spare parts you are looking for. And if there are any serial number of the particular part is available, provide a photo of it too. Show them to the Agent or Shop Owner, as they can find that spare part very easily.
Some motorcycles are discontinued from the assembly line. In this case if you are looking for a spare part for a particular stopped model, you have to settle for a part that looks like the original one. Or you have to contact a machine shop to make one of it as you may not find the product anywhere.
If any of your sparepart is worn-out quickly, then try to find the real cause for it. For example if your spark plug is burning too quickly, then your choke may had stuck, carburetor misadjusted, leaking injector nozzle or carburetor needle valve, low coil output or high resistance through the spark plug wire can be the cause.
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