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  1. Crosswind

    Can we Export Spare Parts to Other Countries?

    You are the worst entrepreneur I have seen in my life. Period.
  2. Crosswind

    Can we Export Spare Parts to Other Countries?

    It's not complicated. If its a small part, you can post it. If its something large, you can hand over to a courier company. You will need export customs clearance. If you are posting it, the person in the post office will either ask you what it is or take a look at it. That's not really customs clearance but that's how it works here, If its a large item, the courier company will take care of it. You won't have any problems unless its a restricted item (you need to check the destination country's regulations as well). Restricted items include (but not limited to), wallapatta, certain herbs, tea (need a license), stamps and currency, antiques, narcotics and many others. Your presea doesn't qualify as any of the above so feel free to go ahead, chop it up and sell the pieces on ebay.
  3. Crosswind

    Fuel consumption

    and why does the model no. say CS3ASRJER is that correct?
  4. Crosswind

    Cars (SEDAN) - Budget 2.8 - 3.2mn

    You want a sedan car manufactured after 2014 for 2.8 to 3.2 mill? On top of it, you want an economical car too. That leaves only a handful of options such as: Tata Indigo Maruti Swift Dzire Perodua Bezza You need to rethink your requirements.
  5. If you have already bought cars from them, why don't you ask them? I'm sure they will be happy to give away a pair to a customer. If you have not bought any cars from them and want to buy license plate frames, I can only imagine: 1. That you are a collector of license plate frames - weird though it may sound 2. That you have some kind of a psychological disorder 3. That you are a buying and selling guy who is currently looking to peddle off an 'agent maintained' LR, Merc, Bimmer etc.
  6. Crosswind

    Montero io or Daihatsu terios 2006

    First of all you need to understand that you will not get fuel efficiency, comfort and resale value in one package. If you can find a Montero io, it will be the better vehicle of the two. Both vehicles do around 6kmpl (I am 100% certain this is what terios gives). Terios probably has a better resale value but it sucks when it comes to comfort. IO will be better in terms of comfort. Maintainability will be more or less equal for both. An older diesel pajero (computer model or something as they call it) should be in the same price range and will offer better fuel efficiency, more comfort and better resale value. Maintaining might be a challenge owing to its age.
  7. Crosswind

    Parking meter... Forgot to pay 😂

    Yup. In fact Rosy's own FB post confirmed it just a while ago.
  8. Crosswind

    Installation of the Bird's eye view for Toyota Axio 2015

    He hasnt even purchased the car yet! Unless he has opened the other thread for guerilla marketing... @Davy @iRage what do u think?
  9. Crosswind

    Parking meter... Forgot to pay 😂

    I believe the first person who's taken to courts by tenaga will solve the problem for everyone else, as long as he hires a good lawyer. The case against tenaga is very very strong.
  10. Crosswind

    Parking meter... Forgot to pay 😂

    ... and here's a comment from a fairly famous lawyer who most of us know: So, Azzam Ameen had brought to the forefront a problem faced by many in Colombo over the last few months. Tenaga Carparks pvt Ltd on behalf of Colombo Municipal Council has been charging absurd late payment fees! Some have paid over 10000 rupees on the basis that late payments are payable from the time of offense until payment. If there is such a by-law, then that by-law is absurd and should be challenged before Court for its validity. Any offense for which a penalty is imposed should be given a grace period to settle. Even a Court of Law which imposes a fine would give the offender time to pay the penalty. Traffic offenses have a 14 day grace period to settle. But according to "Tenaga" it is not so. The late fee is calculated until payment. Secondly, By Law 11 (iv) of "Parking of Vehicles" Bylaw published in the gazette No. 2029/29 dated 26.07.2017 does not authorize the CMC or Tenaga to collect late fees in such a manner. "Nondisplayofpermitorticket,parkingwithoutmakingtheduepaymentsorparkinginexcessofthetime therein permitted is considered as illegal and which shall be subject to late fee as mentioned in the Schedule II hereto." "ඉහත 11(iii) අනුව අවසර පත්‍රය ප්‍රදර්ශනය නොකිරීම, ගාස්තු නොගෙවා ගාල් කර තැබීම හෝ අවසර ලබා ගත් කාලයට වඩා වැඩි කාලයක් ගාල් කර තැබීම නිත්‍යාණුකූල නොවන අතර එවැනි අවස්ථාවකදී මෙහි II වන උපලේඛනයේ සඳහන් පරිදි ප්‍රමාද ගාස්තුවකට යටත් වේ. " the 2nd Schedule heading reads as follows : "Late fees applicable for parking a motor vehicle in a street in an illegal manner" "නිත්‍යානුකූල නොවන පරිදි වීථියක ගාල් කර තැබූ වාහනයක් සඳහා අදාල ප්‍රමාද ගාස්තුව" Obviously, the Regulation is contemplating of a vehicle which is parked on the street for a number of hours/days/months without payment. Not the duration between the offense and payment. What Tenaga and CMC are doing is absolutely illegal and unlawful. It should not be allowed and all the penalties that have been paid by the general public should be returned and refunded to the rightful claimants! Rosy Senanayake, Madam Mayor, Once you are done sorting out your toilet issue, Please look into this and address it! The general public of Colombo elected you to take care of public issues! this is a serious one, your Council is worse than a පොළී මුදලාලි!
  11. Crosswind

    Parking meter... Forgot to pay 😂

    From what I understand, this is illegal because of 2 reasons. 1. The machine does not return a balance money. It does not accept coins and you have no option but to pay 40 rupees or more for a parking fee of 30. In some countries that may be legal but in Sri Lanka, we have the consumer protection act to cover the consumer from exactly this type of behaviour 2. The fine should only be for the duration which you parked. Not for all the subsequent days. Someone needs to challenge this in court. Unfortunately no one has the time and money to go thru the legal route in Sri Lanka.
  12. Crosswind

    Audi A4 2011 2.0 TDI vs 1.8T

    Any other jap vehicle???
  13. It's a great car, man! God's gift to mankind. Go for it It just so happened that I drove an Axio hybrid whole of last week... it was a frickin pain in the ass in more ways than one...
  14. So what I understand is, you are not a daily driver. You don't need a highly fuel efficient car. You are not going to save money by going for a fuel efficient car. Most probably you will lose money. Remember - on the second hand market, fuel efficient cars are expensive compared to bigger cars that drink more fuel. Among used cars, Teana, Bluebird Sylphy, Axela, Lancer EX, Terios, Tucson, FD-Civic is what immediately comes to my mind. These vehicles have undergone depreciation (if any) so you won't lose money when u eventually sell it. And most of them are pretty robust. Don't worry about repairs. If you are still worried about fuel efficiency, you got Axios in this range. They won't be as comfortable and good looking as any of the vehicles above. If you are looking for a brand new/unreg sedan for this range - Perodua Bezza is the only option I can think of. There are also some Indian crap for this price. Bezza does well on fuel. Its smaller so probably no picnics with the Bezza. There are also hybrids such as Vitz and Fit. Obviously they are not sedans. Just do a search in autolanka classifieds and post any cars that meet your interest. I'm sure the guys here will help you identify pros and cons.
  15. If you ask me, I will suggest a Nissan Teana or a Kia Optima. That's my taste. But your taste might be different, so please post your requirements Distance that you plan to travel per month Number of family members who will normally use the car Whether you carry goods often Type of roads that you normally use What kind of appearance that you like (sedan, hatchback, station wagon, space shuttle etc.) Whether you like auto or manual gears Stuff like that. Then we can help you choose one. Please don't post the following statement: "I want a highly fuel efficient car that has good market value, luxurious and comfortable etc. etc." That's like saying I want to marry someone like mia khalifa and she needs to do all the housework too.... you just won't find that in this planet.