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Old 18th July 2007, 10:46   #16
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Shes a beauty Sirji. I was waiting for the pics from the time you told me you had bought. I know she'll be up and running like new in no time. There is something about these old Mercs that magical. The new Mercedes cars just lack it.

Btw Gogi, I saw the gear shift and knob in the interior pics. Is that the original one?
Yup Dippy its original. This was continued in the W123 which followed. Its not common knowledge that many a part are swappable amongst the 114/5 and the W123.
Now where Dippy sir is going to drive my old car when he has had a taste of the Ferrari?? Kya?
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Congrats on the latest addition V-16! She does look pretty clean. The interior has been redone, right?
Do keep us posted.

The Poonawalla family in Poona owns a gorgeous 115 limo, a very classy, understated yet stylish Ivory stretch job. Go on, experiment!




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Gogi,congrats on your latest acquisition of the 3 pointer,I am dead sure in the near future its gone be 1 from the 40's,50's,60's, etc.Vintage to the classic mercs ,all parked in your driveway.

Cheers Ed.
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Congrats on the latest addition V-16! She does look pretty clean. The interior has been redone, right?
Do keep us posted.

The Poonawalla family in Poona owns a gorgeous 115 limo, a very classy, understated yet stylish Ivory stretch job. Go on, experiment!
Thanks Karl the side panels are redone and not even to the original standards, so that'll have to be redone. Rest of the seats etc are in good condition and original.
I've seen the stretch you've posted. Like most of their cars the Poonawala family owns, this one is in pristine condition too. And if you were talking about me thinking of trying to stretch it then thats another ball game altogether. I think i know my limits and better still my body shop guys too. This would be a job for Dilip Chhabria, the stretch Guru. Im happy with its present status. N.B. Am following a W123 stertch tough.. lets see what happens!!
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Congratz on the buy. Keep us posted on the restoration.
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Congrats on the latest addition V-16! She does look pretty clean. The interior has been redone, right?
Do keep us posted.

The Poonawalla family in Poona owns a gorgeous 115 limo, a very classy, understated yet stylish Ivory stretch job. Go on, experiment!




This stretch merc with poonawala is the ex kirloskar car isnt it?

Gogi Darling, CONGRATULATIONS Dear!! what a find and What a Car.
Man Please make it a Dark shade, cause then the chrome shines out.
Please get whatever is missing from Germany and keep it ORGINAL EH!!
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This stretch merc with poonawala is the ex kirloskar car isnt it?

Gogi Darling, CONGRATULATIONS Dear!! what a find and What a Car.
Man Please make it a Dark shade, cause then the chrome shines out.
Please get whatever is missing from Germany and keep it ORGINAL EH!!

Aye Aye sir!! Thank you sir
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A beauty she is Mr. Gogi and in good hands too... Hmmm,,, how I wish it were in Black as in the Pic posted by Mr. Sen. Would be something to drool over. What color are you planning to drape this beauty in?
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Ya I remember seeing it in the W123s so I asked.

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Now where Dippy sir is going to drive my old car when he has had a taste of the Ferrari?? Kya?
Bas kya Sirji?
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Someone's on a buying spree! Or is it a save the old cars campaign! Good stuff Gogs.

And I agree with Rudra, this car needs to be in black! Remember this:
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The Poonawalla family in Poona owns a gorgeous 115 limo, a very classy, understated yet stylish Ivory stretch job. Go on, experiment!

Is this an original stretch from the factory or a locally done job?
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Hey V-16, Thats a great find. hardly see any around here in Mumbai..im sure you will restore her well, Congratulations,awaiting her pictorial progress..
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Hey v-16, congratulations on your great find...One hardly gets to see any of them around.Looking forward to her pictorial progress..
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Is this an original stretch from the factory or a locally done job?
Its an original Kiran
@-Rtech- Im still drooling on that car, and as I mentioned earlier, dont be surprised to find i got it painted in Black...
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thats a nice restoration so what next american,asian,german all over australian??.
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