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  1. 3 points
    Facebook group motoring mentality; summarized Everything you own does 30kmpl or you are not cool Everyone owns a beast or a babe Everything second hand is bad Car salesman have a right to make the cheapest offer, yet sell for extortion prices. A seller has to agree, Everyone wants WhatsApp pics of a classified. car salesman can facelift, but if the first owner does it, it’s a wreck 0w20 from salad to lube to engine oil. Used Turbo cars are bad, but everyone wants to Turbo their car for a premium. A newer Suv or car from 2010s 2012s are finicky, got electronics and must go cheap, whereas old pajeros and land cruisers that have been to the moon are quoted absurd figures. Every sports car or rare car has no book - commenters the group moderator or admin is a self proclaimed god of motoring.
  2. 3 points
    I don't get it....why would the cars one person can buy for Xmil Rs. be any different from the cars another person can buy for the same budget ?
  3. 2 points
    Long time reader finally decided to jump in the fun... hope to have a good time here. Apparently, I had registered an account here long time ago to ask some random question on behalf of my dad. But forget that, we didn't even get the van after all. Anyways, car lover ever since I was a baby, the recent discussions just made me want to start posting instead of just passively reading from the sidelines. And by that, I don't mean the cars for x million rupees budget, but rather some threads about Truenos, BZ Corollas, Altezzas, etc.
  4. 2 points
    Been reading a post about Axio and reminded me of many many things. Anyway, the most significant thing is that Toyota watered down it’s quality and refinement after the 140 series. I’m not talking about the all new Corolla series, but the 160 series Axio. Yes, the 140 X grade had less options than a doctor sunny and the interior was plasticy. Still the colour combination of the enterior, design shouted that you are in a class above of all the Vitz and Belta owners. But the 160 series interior is lacking this plush feeling. Interior is dull and you get the same feeling like you are in a Vitz. Also noticed that the engine is more noisier and unrefined, where the 140 series sound deadening was closer to that of the Premio and Allion. Then finally, Toyota rolls out the “just” Corolla crushing the Axio and even the Allion, Premio in terms of options and looks. The ride might be better too due to the independent rear sus.
  5. 2 points
    So I was at a friend's home and his dad (about 60 years old) came over and was talking about the Lancer he bought brand new in 1980 (11-6005) and had used it on an all-ceylon tour, trips, occassions, wedding car, what not and still talks about it like a missing family member. The stare and smile he & his wife gave me when I ran a quick license plate check and told him the car was lastly in the hands of LOLC and could *possibly* be running, was priceless! He has now made it his mission to find that car and bring it back home if it's still out there. Little things like this make life wonderful! Lancers & Lankans go together like paan & parippu it seems. Never got a proper chance to drive my dad's 2008 GLX. Oh well, someday.
  6. 2 points
    So now is everyone using 0w20 for their engine and hair as well?🤣
  7. 1 point
    Getting the plates to match the model (not my car)
  8. 1 point
    Was driving through Kurunegala today with the fam and noticed a classy blue MG ZS EV (look at that name lol) for the dank price of 6.9 million. Nissan Leaf & i3 territory..what do you guys think? Truly is a beautiful SUV from the front & inside.
  9. 1 point
    Logged in after 5 Years. Whats happening here people! Any old timers around? Madz?
  10. 1 point
    Guys I saw a black mark 2 and now I really want to buy a mark 2.. but I still didnt get the book from RMV to sell the cefiro.. what should I do? I don't mind even an exchange
  11. 0 points
    The car looks like a total loss, right? what do you guys think? Both front and rear ends are damaged quite badly.
  12. 0 points
    So honestly guys, how do you handle road rage? I mean driving in this country makes one loose it. Sadly I've done things I instantly regret, and crap I'm not proud of I'm stuck with atleast 1 incident a week sigh'
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