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Old 4th November 2009, 14:36   #61
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Sahil can I have my Father & Mother (most needed) meet your Father? Its been 11 years and they still don't budge and being a car nut it is killing me.

Fortunately for me my father does have a fondness for nice wheels deep inside. He looks forward to his next purchase but thats only after I push him with a few reviews to read, some nice photos and of course some good figures on our balance sheet to prove my case in point
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My fav car was a European Fiesta hatchback 2004 2 door 2 liter sports model that I had when I was in South Africa.
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Hey Guys any RD-350 fanatics out here . Used to own one a long time back,,, still long for it, man. It used to give a royal mileage of 18-20 kpl when in good tune but there's just no bike quite like it on the roads today. It's specs, just to refresh your memories--- 30.5 bhp, twin cylinder, twin mikunis, Reed valve Torque Induction (also found in in the younger sister - RX100) a tacho and a speedo, six speed gearbox ...... al this in the Eighties man. Just for comparision... Bajaj Pulsar 220 DTSI is a pedestrian 21 bhp!!
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Old 4th November 2009, 21:18   #64
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Hey Guys any RD-350 fanatics out here
There are quite a lot of them around. In fact there was a recent rd re build thread somewhere around.

Will pm you the link.
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All time Favourite --- Esteem Vxi---Hard revving Engine.just awesome even after driving Skoda's and Ford's.
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The C180 was special in it's own way because it was the family's first Mercedes. When the E-class was launched in early 90's I remember going to the Tata/MB showroom in Worli with my father to have a look at it and get the brouchers etc. We could afford it then too but my father just couldn't digest the concept of paying so much money for a car back then. It took him a decade more to finally decide he is ready to climb on the luxury car bandwagon. The C gave us it's share of nightmares but when it came home it was special alright, the only car till date that my father himself came to the showroom to take delivery. It meant a lot when we got it.
I know that feeling. The E was the same for us. That was the only time my father went to take delivery as well. The other cars were either picked up by the driver or the dealership people came home to deliver it.
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Mine was a 1996 model sold two years back and regret the action almost everyday...heck I learnt driving on it.
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FIAT UNO 1.7D ELX. Faithful, ultra-reliable and frugal workhorse. I dropped a tear when i saw it being taken away by the used car dealer.
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My favourites in chronological order are my(our) Lambretta. Bought in the 60s by my father before I came into the picture and sold off by my father after I was again out of the picture (bought my first car). The other favourite vehicle is my 1998 Honda city 1.3 Exi which I sold off in 2008(Multiple organ failure).
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FIAT UNO 1.7D ELX. Faithful, ultra-reliable and frugal workhorse. I dropped a tear when i saw it being taken away by the used car dealer.
This at a point of time was an all time fav at college and Coimbatore was the place where I used to see them the most.
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