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 than motorbike spare parts Engine oil, Brake oil, Spoke oil and Engine coolant are sold in these shops. You can buy cheap duplicate parts and used parts in the Maradana area. Specially along the Jayantha Weerasekare Mawatta located next to the Maradana railway station. It starts from the Base Line Road next to Jazeema Cinema Hall and the petrol Shed.
There are special motorbike spares are too available for racing motorcycle riders including the Motorcycle Racing suit. 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.
Always insists on genuine parts. They may be expensive but durable and will support trouble free operation. Specially clutch plate sets, Spark plugs, brake lining and chain links related products used to wear very easily, if they are not original. Always insist on buying complete clutch plate set with the 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 using acid battery always check the over flow tube is fitted securely, others wise the flowing out acid can damage your motorbike body.
If you are looking for a spare part, get a photo of your motorcycle and the spare part you are looking for. And if there is 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. (Hero Hunk, Hero Impulse, Hero Xtreme, Maestro scooter, TVS Phoenix 125 , Pulsar AS200 with AS150, Pulsar 135 LS, Pulsar 150 NS, Bajaj Avenger 150, Yamaha FZ-16 is now with FI.). 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 spare part 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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