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  1. Hi Guys, I need a Alto k10 old model service manual, I googled it but could't find a way to dowload. If anyone having it , Please let me know . or mail me @ [email protected] Thank you
  2. dantoddd

    PickMe or Uber Rental

    I have some extra cash lying around was thinking of putting a couple of vehicles for taxi service. Are there any ppl who have done this or doing this? what are the prospects for a decent income?
  3. dantoddd

    PickMe or Uber Rental

    Hi guys, I am looking to put 1 or 2 vehicles for Uber or PickMe taxi service. I went the Suzuki dealer and inquired about WagonR but they said an Alto would be a better option. I would like your opinion on how an alto would hold up under the following conditions, which pretty much simulate the usage my business model would require. Monthly Usage: approximately 8200 KM (City use) Usage Period: 42 months Approx (340,000 KM) Service interval: monthly All repairs and faults will be attended to immediately. Let's also assume the drivers don't get involved in major accidents during this period. one can always hope Do you think a Maruti can weather that type of usage and still retain a resale value at approx 70% purchase price. Or should I hope to sell vehicle at 30 months at around 240,000 KM? All advice would be much appreciated. thanks in advance
  4. Hi, so I'm new here and loved reading some great explanations from many. I'm here to ask for similar help on a specific issue that I couldn't find a good answer to. I would like to buy a car and the budget is 1.8-2 million. I was scouring for options and first thing I came up was the Geely Mx7 Mark II. It's within budget and seems like I can get a 4-5 year old one with reasonable options. I also hear that while the interior is not very sturdy, the important parts like the drive train etc are based on a toyota corolla, and even fits corolla parts. (I know the corolla as a really reliable car since our family had AE100 and 121) I also thought about some 2-3 year old Altos which I got to know as reliable and good for hard use as well, and quite fuel efficient, but they are not in anyway safe or comfortable, and really cramped. So would like to avoid it unless there's really no better option. Other option is older Japanese cars. The one I set my sights is a Mazda Familia BJ5P, which actually looks really good, comfortable and spacious, while everyone says Mazdas are very reliable. I found several within budget eith YOM 2000-2002. I loved Hondas as well, especially Civics, but ones within budget are 1996 or so, so guess I'll avoid those. (Same with Toyotas) People say the Honda Citys are good as well, I'd like to know whether they are so actually, since they are assembled elsewhere than Japan. I found several with Vtec engines with YOM 1999-2001. Is it true that 20 year old Japanese cars are better than 2-5 year old Indian or Chinese cars? ? So could you help me out here. What I need is a spacious, reliable and a reasonably safe car. Fuel economy 10+ in city and 13+ outstations is fine. What I really would like to decide between is, Geely MX7 MARK II (2013-2014) MADZA FAMILIA BJ5P (2000-2002) HONDA CITY VTEC (1999-2001) Any good alternative suggestions are welcome as well. Thanks
  5. Hi all, I'm trying to choose my first vehicle. I have no prior experience with vehicles. So far, Japan Alto is the vehicle I found that meets with my requirements. Following are my requirements. My budget is < 2.7 million. I will be daily traveling from Maharagama to Maradana and back A few (around 4) trips to anywhere in the country per year Low maintenance cost and fuel economy are my priorities I'm a bit reluctant to buy vehicles with high mileage due to the possibility of frequent repairs and low fuel economy. I don't like WagonR (Please mind my preference). Can I get some advice on this? Please suggest me some cars and any knowledge on Japan Alto. If I go with Japan Alto, which grade should I buy. ( L, S, X, Turbo RS ). Are price differences between grades really worth the price? Any help is appreciated. Thanks.
  6. HI Guys, I met with an accident yesterday, and the car left side was severely damaged. I would much appreciate if anyone of you can tell me a place to repair & to find following body parts - Front Buffer - Left Side Fender - Bonet - Left side front door - Left side mirror thanks
  7. Hello Experts, 1.Please kindly guide me to select one among these cars.. Alto Japan 2017 Daihatsu Mira 2017 Wagon r fx safety 2017 2. Budget is 2.5- 2.8 milion 3. My purpose is to driver Uber full time 4. Considering fuel economy Thanks in Advance...
  8. Hi, I m looking for a Family Vehicle (Car or Van) around 1.3 m. Please, guys any Ideas? Thankx
  9. what will be the new import duty for alto japanese model HA36s. Does this car fall under the mild hybrid category (just lyk suzuki spacia)(s-ene)? Also if you can help me pls advice differences of its grades (L/X/F,etc..) many thanks.
  10. ඇල්ටෝ 800 (2010) 65000km මගේ වාහනයේ සාමන්‍යයෙන් කාපට් හෝ රලු පාරක යද්දි "ටක ටක" සද්දයක් එනවා. යමක් වදිනවා වගෙ. ඉස්සරහ වම් පැත්තෙන් තමයි එන්නේ. නවත්තලා තියලා යන්න ගත්තම ටිකක් වෙලා ගිහින් එන්නෙ. වලක වැ‍ටුනාට සද්දෙ එන්නෙ නෑ. ගරාජ් දැම්මම කිව්වෙ rack එකේ දැති ගෙවිලා කියල. rack බුෂ් මාරු කලා. දැනට දුවලා ‍රැක් එකක් අලුතෙන් දාන්න කිව්වා. මේ ගැන ඔබගේ අදහස් මොනවාද? rack දාන්න කොපමණ මුදලක් වැය වෙයිද?
  11. Any guys got hands on 2016 Japan Alto, They are everywhere in car sales but seen few in the roads. Are they good as a economical daily runner, manufacture claims 34-37km/l Any openion or critics
  12. Hi All, The next periodical service of my car (Maruti Suzuki Alto) is around the corner. Now 20000Kms done. I'm thinking of whether to put it a local service center or to A*W Service. What is your suggestion? Will A*W do a good job? Now I feel that the clutch and steering wheel is bit tightened. Can you pls help me as to what should be done in a full service? Regards Rookantha
  13. petrolHead1

    Suzuki Alto Brake Problem

    Hi all, I bought a 2002 Japanese Alto 1 month back. This car was alright until yesterday night when I had to panic break to avoid a collision. I was travelling at around 40 kmph and the vehicle skid when I applied break. It felt like all the wheels locked up and the vehicle slid about 2 meters. The steering didn't work at this time. However, the car performs okay during slow breaking. Did any of you guys face this problem?? If so, how do you solve this. FYI, the ABS light doesn't come on in the dashboard.
  14. Hi all, My Japanese alto gave a slight clicking sound when turning the steering wheel (to the left) and accelerating. This sound was diagnosed as a CV joint failure by my mechanic. Therefore, we replaced the entire left side shaft along with the inner and outer CV joints. Brand new CV joints were not available and had to settle with second hand Japanese parts from Delkanda. However the sound was not sorted out. After another trip to the garage, the right shaft , joints and rack boots were replaced. This also resulted with no improvement of the sound. Now the odd part is that the mechanic is now suspecting a bush of the AT gear box as the cause. He is saying that I have to replace the entire gearbox in the worst-case-scenario. Have you guys experienced this type of an issue? If so, how do you diagnose this?
  15. petrolHead1

    Japan Alto 4WD

    Hi guys, I recently came across three Japanese Alto's (YOM 2002 to 2004, 650 cc) with 4WD. One owner claimed that he removed the 4WD components to make the vehicle more fuel efficient. Therefore, my question to you experts is how 4WD effect the car's efficiency, performance and most importantly the resell value. All the three vehicles that I saw ranged from 1.7 to 1.8 million. Thanks in advanced.
  16. heshankavindu

    Car for 1-1.2Million

    Guys im finding a car around 1-1.2mil. My requirements are, Should be Economical because im going to use it for daily riding. And the vehicle should have less maintain cost. Its not about the looks. Should be lil comfortable and love my pocket.
  17. Jeewantha123

    Mazda Carol And Suzuki Alto

    I am Planing to buy a Suzuki Alto (Japanese) 2001-2004 model. But I found a car from the market named Mazda Carol with the same body and specifications. It was somewhat cheap than the Suzuki Altos that I found in the market. Please let me know the differences between these two cars , the average fuel consumption and the availability of spare parts. Thank you. Any comment will be a great help for me.
  18. Hi all, I'm going to buy 2015 used alto car . But i'm in a bit confusing situation about the prices displayed in web sites . As you know Alto was around 14.8lk and after budget 17.75lk People has advertised several ranges of prices for used 2015 Alto's . Some people expect more than new ones price . Made me mad. But there should be a optimum price for a buyer . Please help me on this .If you are me what price you think as a good price for buyer. Many Thanks
  19. Which small car is best to buy ? 1. MARUTI SUZUKI ALTO 2. HYUNDAI EON
  20. Please suggest good tyre brands for my Alto car.Currently it has MRF orginal tyres done 50K Kms. front tyres are still OK.rear tyres are worn out. As per my knowledge there is no more MRF car Tyre dealer in Sri Lanka.What whould be next best tyre.
  21. Janaka Pradeep

    Buying A Car

    Dear friends, I'm going to buy my 1st car . My maximum budget is 1.6 Million. I have few options .1. brand new Alto, 2. Used Hyundai or KIA , 3.Used Toyota, Nissan Or MAZDA. When I asked from various people they give opinions in favor of all 3 options.Therefore I need your valuable advises to select best car out of these. I hope to use this car for about 5 years without much problems. I will not able to spend much money for expensive repairs and maintenance. I need considerable resale value, little bit of comfortable . manual or auto,(auto is more preferred). I would be much thankful to you if you can help me.
  22. Janaka Pradeep

    Buying A Car

    Dear friends, I'm going to buy my 1st car . My maximum budget is 1.6 Million. I have few options .1. brand new Alto, 2. Used Hyundai or KIA , 3.Used Toyota, Nissan Or MAZDA. When I asked from various people they give opinions in favor of all 3 options.Therefore I need your valuable advises to select best car out of these. I hope to use this car for about 5 years without much problems. I will not able to spend much money for expensive repairs and maintenance. I need considerable resale value, little bit of comfortable . manual or auto,(auto is more preferred). I would be much thankful to you if you can help me.
  23. fiat fan

    Suzuki Alto 2015

    HI People, No this is not a thread about fuel or oil changes and crap... No Im not a hypermiller. I have been a member since 2012. Yet I post very rarely. But I read all em threads daily, I have had a lot of help from U guys in the past as well. Okay enough on that... Its like this, we got an Alto 2015 for my sister(not my choice as I personally like Italians,Euros and american vehicals).Reason we went for it was brand new, reliable and economical.Her money so I dint go against it... we paid and waited 6 months for it. That was also a month earlier than they promised. I even called Komi once bcos he was also going to sell an alto he ordered for his wife. Sadly I lost his number.. Now here is the real deal. Its economical to the core, BUT its bloody boring as hell.Only in bends in the hill country you can get some feeling. But if u keep doing that Im gonna fly off. Handling is horrid,tires are shitty. After 3rd gear it takes ages to speed. Max I've done is 120.U wet urself not cos its fun, it feels really unsafe. As if ur gonna lift off Into the sky and into Gods arms..(Not funny).. And the BREAKS, MY GOD THE BREAKS... A mountain bike stops faster.. so far the only thing added is a spoiler. Oh and got it tinted.. nope I dont want a neon or integra stickers on the windshield... I want to make it faster,more fun to drive and do something unique on the outside. Only tuks are more visible in roads than altos now.followed closely by vesis. I saw somebody has done a Turbo convo on a k10 alto. My God thats awesome.. I want help from all u experts to make the car a a (beast?) Roughly what I think It needs- Engine upgrade, break upgrade, suspention upgrade,interior and exterior upgrade..pls help me everybody No I dont care about resale value. Selling and buying something else is also not an option. I have a weird taste in cars. Hate common cars,this is very common.. But I like to make it a unique Alto. Thanx in advance. Sorry for the long rant Heres a pic of her free image hosting
  24. I Have search Autolanka forums regarding this and thanks for all valuable opinions. .. But most of those threads are very OLD. so don't blame me. Last 3 or 4 years sri lanka car prices changes very much.. at the moment as we know srilankan vehicle market is not doing well and car prices have gone down. EX - we can see AE110 are priced from 13lks to 21lks . So if you guys can reply with current market ..it will be very helpfull.. I'm looking for (exsept Indian maruti and Alto) 1.relible 2.fule efficent i have few cars in mind. which one will be the best? I will be travaling 40km per day 3days per week and once a month 450-500km . roughly 1000 -1200KM per month. AE100 AE110 Alto(Japanees) March 1.3 Manul - 4 Door Kelisa Lancer CK2 Mazda demio 1.3 Manual
  25. Hi guys, I know there are loads of threads regarding queries and advises on choosing a new car, or choosing between an Indian new one or a used Japanese. These threads are quite old and my problems are a bit complicated, so thought of seeking expert opinion of you guys 1. I plan to buy the car with a leasing package and hope to use the car for at least 3 - 5 years.. 2. I have zero technical knowledge regarding cars/ vehicles as I have never driven one before. 3. Since I am going for leasing, I don't want to be spending much and frequently on the maintenance / repairs of the vehicle, hence I am reluctant to go for a car which is too old.. 4. Need to travel 25-30 km daily, hence fuel efficiency is also important. 5. Budget - 1.1 -1.3 million Please suggest a good option for me considering the above factors. I like the new Maruti Alto 800 too, though it is priced at 1.42 million, I can go for it since its a brand new vehicle ( lease rentals would also be a little low ) I also gave a thought about the Hyundai Accent - auto, which I heard from a friend is a decent car + the price is very good for an automatic car. Also, Kia Rio - Auto seems good for that price But complicated in selecting options above or some other option, which seems bleak at this stage Please suggest. Thanks in advance Cheers!
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