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Old 25th April 2006, 13:29   #1
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Exclamation Lancer Spares Needed (Bombay)

Hi,

I was looking for Spares for my Mitsubishi Lancer in Bombay, & the dealers insisted that I bring in the car & refused to sell any over the counter.

While I agree that it may be better to take it into their workshop, their costs & delivery periods are prohibitive, & I wouldn't want to get into any discussions / arguments about whether it's good or not.

Does anyone know of a good source for original or good quality spares?

I'm currently looking for the suspension bushings, etc., but a good source would be to vital to have in the future for all spares. Parts people I know generally have Delhi spares of a suspect quality.

Thanks.
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Old 25th April 2006, 14:15   #2
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Elf, go to Metro Motors and look for a guy named Prabhu. We used to get our Lancer fixed by him under the table, at a much lower cost.
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Old 25th April 2006, 19:22   #3
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Thanks.

Sounds good for a one-off purchase. Know any place I can get a bill, etc? Am looking for a long-term supplier.
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How about shops like City Motors etc at opera house ?

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Old 26th April 2006, 12:09   #5
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Thanks Rehaan.

Shall check it out - am planning to go to Laxman Motors as well.

I figured that if there are so many Lancer owners on the forum, there'd be a glut of stores.
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Old 26th April 2006, 22:03   #6
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Hmmmmm
Elf, Dont tell me its falling apart already
I will have to report this to Revhed you do realise
What have you done to the poor car.
Require spares already??
Seems to be going the way of your previous ride
Maybe we should replace the Nut behind the wheel
Revhed the car is all yours!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 26th April 2006, 22:14   #7
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Revvhead, you cockroach!

I'm doing some homework by looking for a spare parts supplier - quit the snide comments & concentrate on fitting yourself in your car. Besides which, vehicle maintenance is not something you girls would understand.

Weren't you the one standing in the middle of the road coz you ran outta gas? Flagging down passing cabbies... "Driverjee, hamaara gaari kharaab ho gaya. Pleeeese thora help karo naa"! Hahaha!

When do you want to go carting? Should do this soon, before you go back to running your cruise ship beauty parlour.

Now either give me a spares supplier or go bug someone else, Lucy.
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Really really elf
Is that what you pass for as humour??

And rattle and and Hum and you are even challening me on Vehicle maintenance!!!!!!!

anyway, ask sam about lancer parts
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And rattle and and Hum and you are even challening me on Vehicle maintenance!!!!!!!

anyway, ask sam about lancer parts
Oi Chameli! I presume the rattle & hum you refer to was my old 15 year old, modded, rusted, Esteem... it still had less NVH issues than your Baloney sandwich the day yours left the deli. (I'd say showroom, but whoever heard of Baloney sandwiches coming outta showrooms).

Besides which, what vehicle maintenance you talking about? If something goes wrong with your Baloney, you simply add or remove more bread.

Thanks for the Sam tip. I'll now bug him for car parts as well.

By the way, did you either fix your sound system or paint the ochre yellow stripe around the car & below the beltline your Baloney? If it sounds like a rickshaw, might as well make it look like one!

Now go away & bother somebody else - this is a serious thread.

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Thanks for the Sam tip. I'll now bug him for car parts as well.
Oh NO!!
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Oh NO!!
My sentiments exactly,But his humour is really improving!! He even called his old car an Esteem!!!
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