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Old 1st October 2009, 11:31   #3106
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ID 663: Proton Waja, to be precise.
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ID:664 guess this car ?
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ID:664 guess this car ?
ID 664 is a 1964 Excalibur SS.

Yipee! This has to be the quickest guess on this thread.

I can follow up with gyan on the company if someone wants (after all, any Merc fan would have done extensive R&D on Excalibur), but not wise in the presence of stalwarts!
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Indeed it is......Predatorwheelz...
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ID 665: Make and Model please
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ID 665: Make and Model please
ID 665 appears to be a Triumph sedan, though customised.
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Old 1st October 2009, 14:29   #3112
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ID 665 appears to be a Triumph sedan, though customised.
ID 665 is not a Triumph.

Edit - Anorak's corner: The tyres are surely later life Radials. Maybe the paint too (dunno if this was in the original colour list). But the car as such is fully stock.

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Edit - Anorak's corner: The tyres are surely later life Radials. Maybe the paint too (dunno if this was in the original colour list). But the car as such is fully stock.
Not only the tyres, the wheels too would probably have been widend or adapted. Bumper is custim and the ride height is significantly lowered. Possibly running a later drivetrain too.
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Talking The Baap of all Anoraks!

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Not only the tyres, the wheels too would probably have been widend or adapted. Bumper is custim and the ride height is significantly lowered. Possibly running a later drivetrain too.
Karl, as much as I appreciate your eye for detail, lets save the Anorak's discussion for later. Trust me, even if all that were true, the car in pic is not custom enough to be unidentifiable. For someone who has seen it, one close look will be enough.

I'll upload images of the stock car once the answer is revealed, and we can continue the discussion. Wokay saar?
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Karl, as much as I appreciate your eye for detail, lets save the Anorak's discussion for later. Trust me, even if all that were true, the car in pic is not custom enough to be unidentifiable. For someone who has seen it, one close look will be enough.

I'll upload images of the stock car once the answer is revealed, and we can continue the discussion. Wokay saar?
I'm certainly not contesting that the car is unidentifiable, just thought I'd point that out.

While on that trip may I add that the bumper appears to be just the supporting frame of the original.

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But the car as such is fully stock.
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I'll upload images of the stock car once the answer is revealed, and we can continue the discussion. Wokay saar?
Why not start with pics of the stock car to begin with?
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Unhappy Dear Lord, I'm sorry to have ever put up the pic!

Hmm, my first mystery post on this thread is turning into quite a nightmare! Life on the other side of the fence is not so rosy, is it?

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Why not start with pics of the stock car to begin with?
Because the only other pic I have (on my hard drive) of the car shows the grille closer up, and you guys will spot the maker's emblem! And I dont have time to go googling for other pics right now.

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I'm certainly not contesting that the car is unidentifiable, just thought I'd point that out.

While on that trip may I add that the bumper appears to be just the supporting frame of the original.


Ok, ladies and gentlemen, now that you know that ID 665 has wider tyres, wider rims, non-original paint, a custom bumper (or atleast a supporting frame of the original), lowered ride height and possibly a later drivetrain, what in the blue blazes is the car?
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Looks like Lea-Francis Four Light Saloon....
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Looks like Lea-Francis Four Light Saloon....
Your spot on there agspins been beaten to the answer again

The one predatorwheelz pictured is this one below .with the modifications also listed.
SAMLL BLOCK (350ci) CHEVY V8 ENGINE
CHEVY TH350 AUTOMATIC GEARBOX
HOLLEY 600 CARB ON EDELBROCK MANIFOLD
CRANE FIREBALL COIL
MALLORY DUAL POINT DISTRIBUTOR POINTS AND CONDENSOR
K AND N AIR FILTER
CUSTOM ALIMINIUM RADIATOR WITH KENLOWE FAN
REAR WHEELS/TYRES 8.5/15 WITH 265/70/15 GENERAL TYRES
FRONT WHEELS/TYRES 6/15 WITH BFG CONTROL 215/75/15
AVO COIL OVER FRONT SPRINGS WITH ADJUSTABLE SEATS
VENTED DISCS WITHG 4 POT CALIPERS AND GOODRIDGE HOSES
JAGUAR MK2 4.27 AXLE

The original car would have been like this one of 1951
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Old 1st October 2009, 22:37   #3120
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In other markets its called a Nissan Cedric. Competitor to Toyota Crown Super Saloon.

I saw a few of them as taxis in Singapore, but most Singapore taxis are Toyota
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