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  1. I would need to get compression test done on a Ford Laser (carb model) as its smoking,my mechanic feels its just the valve seals and the compression is good however before I get down to getting it done I would like to get a compression test done Do you know any place in Nugegoda,Dehiwela,Kohuwela,Mt lavinia or Ratmalana where I can get this done and the approx cost
  2. As a Sri Lankan passport holder are you allowed to bring in (hand carry) either a hiFi set or a TV via the BIA without any duty being levied or do we have to declare it and go via the red channel?
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    Colombo to Mannar

    Hows the road condition is it a carpeted road?
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    Colombo to Mannar

    Im planning a road trip to Jaffna via Mannar and would like to know the best route from Colombo to Mannar,I would be driving an older car and would like to go on good roads as much as i can ,of course I can go via Madawchchiya but would like to know a short route if possible and travel time Would be grateful if you recommend good place to stop and eat on the way too,usually I have been stopping near Pallavi at a place called Seibels Seafood and its been quite good so far
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    How good is this provider

    I would like to know if anyone has insurance with insureme.lk and if so hows their service The cars that we use for work are due on renewal and insureme.lk is the cheapest but I would like to know who is their underwriter and hows good are they in terms of a claim
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    suggestions to buy used car below 7 lakh

    you can get Toyots DX wagons,Lancer Box or Lancer C12/11,Tube light etc they are good cars and come with AC but getting 10-12kml is doubtful in city you might get 12 kms in long trips thats all the spare parts availability is very good for them and very hardy cars too
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    parts fot fiat 1950

    that looks a bug fiat which has body parts fitted from from fiat 1100 my view is that you should make it original and fix correct body parts
  8. I like to know if there are any electro plating places in Mount Lavinia ,Dehiwela,Nugegoda,Kohuwela areas and if yes any idea as to how much it costs to electro plate 2 headlight rims
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    Radiator shop near Nugegoda

    Unfortunately my cars radiator (Ford Laser BG3 ,YOM 92) packed up on the eve of the New Year Hols :-( I would like to know of any radiator shops near Nugegoda,Kohuwela,Dehiwela,Wella or Mount Lavinia areas and specifically if any are open this saturday any ideas as to how I can temporarily seal the leak in the radiator core till I get it replaced?
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    NEW NISSAN MICRA

    Please dont just copy and paste reviews from Car mags mate if you have to do it please mention the source and URL too...its common courtesy!
  11. carboy2011

    Nissan March K10 2-Door Modifications

    yes you can convert to power steering mate and I do know someone who could do it,but do you really need power steering for such a small hatchback? also keep in mind that conversions are costly affairs
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    Nissan March K10 2-Door Modifications

    rather than just modifying a car and molesting it why not bring in it o good shape just like how it left the showroom,check all the ancilliaries and do good maintenance then when those are in order maybe you can tint the car a bit change the rubber mats if you want to get alloys and new pedal covers etc but pls do try to keep it in original condition
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    What happened to Amila tyre shop

    I was suprised to find that Amila tyre shop is no more at Dehiwela and a car sale is there in that location,any idea why they closed up like that I have been a regular there some years back but lately noticed the service levels not that good ,so switched to Ravindras down the road only issue is that its always over crowded and parking is not easy at all recently found another place in Allen Avenue and they seem quite good but since its new too early to say,there is also another tyre shop near Keells in Hill Street but never been there
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    Best Wi-Fi Connection

    for almost 24 hrs the Bell 4G was down most of the time and at other times painfully slow I called the cust service no they gave a ref no and promptly said 'an engineer will visit you' nothing was done and no follow up calls as promised,today the service is back to normal Good when it works well but really bad service from their call center
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    Best Wi-Fi Connection

    Yes thats what many who use Dialog complain and the service provider too has not defended themselves against it either (to the best of my knowledge) so better stay off it
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