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Motorcycle spare parts and Scooter spare parts are very important ones for the Two Wheeler owners. They have to look for genuine products from their motorcycle manufacturer, when buying any of them. All over Sri Lanka you can find spare parts shops for Japanese motorcycles and Indian made motorcycles and scooters. Most of the motorcycle and scooter spare part private distributor shops are located in the Panchikawatte, Maradana 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 them for repair on these days due to their office work hours. Normally all the Two Wheeler mechanics are on leave on Mondays.
Other than motorbike spare parts Engine oil, Hydraulic Brake oil, Spoke oil, Spark Plugs, Air Filters and Engine coolant are available in these stores. Always insist on genuine recommended oils, grease and spare parts for trouble free use of your motorcycle. You can buy cheap duplicate parts and second hand parts in the Maradana area in Colombo. Specially along the Jayantha Weerasekare Mawatta located in between Maradana railway station and Jazeema Cinema Hall. It starts from the Base Line Road next to Jazeema Cinema Hall and the petrol station.
Also here you can find racing motorcycle spare parts and rider's suite and safety gears including the Motorcycle tuning kit. It can be Body Armour, racing boots, Special helmets, hand gloves and other items that used for the safety of the riders. From Sri Lanka you can use the online websites to purchase motorcycle's spare parts and racing rider accessories. Most of the youngsters use Sampath Bank web-card to be safe against the internet fraud when buying motorbike and scooter spares online. But in this year 2021 you may get unexpected Valuation Bill when you are clearing your spare parts from the Customs Warehouse after importing them through the online purchase. Alibaba, Amazon and eBay offers them through private sellers. First of all check the shipping charge for to bring the spare parts to Sri Lanka. Most of the shippers prefer Air Cargo shipping method.
Always insists on genuine Motorcycle parts. They may be expensive but durable and will support trouble free operation during your ride. Specially clutch plate sets, Spark plugs, brake lining, chain links and related products used to wear very easily, if they are not original. Always insist on buying complete clutch plate set with the packing including the housing. Don't try to settle with half set of clutch plates. Spark plugs should be in correct length and should be a recommended one by the motorcycle manufacturer for your particular model.
All new motorcycle batteries are coming with maintenance free batteries. Motorbike batteries will work for you for long years and if it is dead, you should go for a new one. You can't take it to the battery service station to add acid and battery water to get a new life by charging it. Even it is little expensive, maintenance free Motorbike batteries (Also called as Gel battery priced at Rs 4,500 - 5,000/- with one year warranty) are far better than the acid filling batteries. If you are using acid battery always check the over flow tube is fitted securely, otherwise the flowing out acid can damage your motorbike body and rear brake electrical system. Don't try to re-charge motorcycle batteries at home, as they can burst, if anything goes wrong. In the recent times most of the bike owners go for maintenance free Motorbike batteries when they are replacing them. Before to change a battery ask your battery shop service man to find whether there is any short circuit in Two Wheeler. Keep the battery receipt in a safe place. If the battery is not functioning well within the guarantee period the seller will replace without question.
Get a photo of your motorcycle.
Photo of your spare part.
Write down, if there are any serial number on the particular part is available; provide a photo of it too.
Show these to the Agent or Shop Owner, as they can identify that spare part very easily.
If they don't have it, ask them where you can buy it. Most of the shop owners will guide you to that place where you can get it.
Some motorcycle models are discontinued from the assembly line in India. Most of the BS-IV Engine fitted motorcycles are not coming from the assembly line. (Hero Hunk, Achiever, Impulse, Hero Xtreme, Maestro scooter, Bajaj Discover models, TVS Phoenix 125 , Pulsar AS200 with AS150, Pulsar 135 LS, Pulsar 150 NS, Bajaj Avenger 150, Yamaha FZ-16 is now with FI.). So if you are looking for any spare part for a particular discontinued motorbike model no problem. Still they are under production and you have to settle for a part that comes from the original producer. Take a photo of the motorcycle and the spare parts to the dealer or motorcycle spare parts selling shop. 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 spare part does 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 too can be the cause. Keep your motorbike's spare parts list manual. (Owner's Manuals available in PDF Format from the internet.)
Identify the part with its part number. Get your motorcycle's make, Brand name, built year for easy purchasing the spare parts from the dealer.
Janaka Motors, Jayantha Weerasekara Mawatha, Maligawatte, Colombo - 10, Sri Lanka.
New Nikko Motors (Pvt) Ltd, Rajagiriya, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
Three Star Motors, Galle Road, Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka.
Yoga Motors, 65, Jayantha Weerasekara Mawatha, Colombo -10 (0777 151537) Signals, Reflector Stones, Rear mirrors, Brake Switch and all kinds of Motorbike Spare parts.
In Jaffna Most of the scooter spare parts are located in the Stanley Road.
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