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Old 9th August 2006, 15:15   #1
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Default Vauxhall on a Contessa

Guys these are some of the pics of a contessa with a vauxhall type body on it.Engine is stock conty engine.created at an inhouse workshop of an industrialist in Cochin.Created by hand referring to an old snap

pardon me if the body is not that of Vauxhall since my knowledge regarding vintage cars is minimal.










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Old 10th August 2006, 17:39   #2
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Holy cow- that used to be a conty...? Really neat work. Here we have people trying to convert Maruti zens into Ferrari F350's, and this guy goes on to make a vintage out of a classic. Nice.

Even I suck at identifying the oldies, but if I had to, I would assume that looks like some sort of a...erm...Ford, perhaps..?
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WOW!!!!
You mean that old body was stuck onto the conty chasis??
That's a job well executed!! Simply great!
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wooooow.
awesome work, there.
nice find, dude.
can't believe these were conties...
extremely well done....
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Sorry for putting the mini pics along with that post.It was just Off topic.It is an original mini.
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***!!!!!!!!!!!
I have seen Contessa turned into Mercs but this is just awsome!!!

I too want to get my hands on a old car and Overhaul it now!!!

Its inspiring to see there are many people in India too who can afford and do such things!!

Just Incredible..............
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BTW, can anyone enlighten as to which original car this model is trying to emulate......?
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Great job there !
Simply fantastic.. !
Never seen anything better than this ! Extremely Brilliant !
I guess i too wana buy a second hand conti and get some work done like this !
Awesome !
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Obviously a very wealthy man, but one with taste. His 7 series, Mini and Audi TT aren't too bad either.
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Simply amazing!!! I have seen restored vintages and have had the pleasure of being driven in one (rather 2) of them.

But this is a wonderful idea.

A doctor, my acquaintance, enjoys restoring vintages. He now has a Volkswagen Beetle from the 70s, a Karmann Ghia and an amazing jeep from Volkswagen called "The thing".

Obviously Vitamin M matters ($$$)
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KL03 reg...from Pathanamthitta district.Hard to believe that such a body was fabricated by hand.Any chance that an old body was engineered onto the contessa's underpinnings?

BTW who own's the vintage replica?Any idea on the cost of such an exercise?In case it isn't obvious,I can't believe that beauty was once a contessa.
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really very well done. neat and clean. i mean we get to see 1000 bad modified cars with labels all over them . and looking at this all i can say is CLASSIC.
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The car is owned by an industrialist in cochin who is also a major vintage car collector.The conty was KL-3 registerd.Am not sure of the cost involved but it took them almost one year to complete it.Best part is the looks ppl have when the car easily overtakes a zen/santro as most never expect this kind of a car to go beyond 30Km.
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looks like hes tryin to ape a dusenburg.. oooh la la!! good stuff... prefer the real thing though..
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Quote:
Originally Posted by janeckozzy
looks like hes tryin to ape a dusenburg.. oooh la la!! good stuff... prefer the real thing though..

whats a dusenberg?.its a model name?
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