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Old 26th March 2008, 16:09   #286
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The final piece of bodywork was being done today when i went to check up on the car. The bodywork is now done.
The bondo was being applied and the tedious smoothening processs now begins.
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Also, Noticed a very queer looking fiat today.
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Old 26th March 2008, 18:21   #287
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Cyrus - it has the Toyota Diesel engine in it. I have seen it many times.
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Old 26th March 2008, 20:26   #288
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I saw a metallic blue soft top Fiat on Bannerghatta road with the top down today.
He was driving very fast so could not get a closer look, wonder if such a model existed or it is a sawn off affair.
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I saw a metallic blue soft top Fiat on Bannerghatta road with the top down today.
He was driving very fast so could not get a closer look, wonder if such a model existed or it is a sawn off affair.
If it was a body style similar to the Fiat 1100s we know, it is definitely a sawn off affair, otherwise the 1100 cabrio was offered elsewhere, with a very different body though. Here is a chop top example from elsewhere on the forum.
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Looked very much the same from the back, however I could see the buttoned down soft top.

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Such Fiats are used for marriage processions in Tamilnadu/Karnataka
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Cute car. I want a spyder now.
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Such Fiats are used for marriage processions in Tamilnadu/Karnataka
In place of Heralds/Pennants that had been sacrificed in a similar way!
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Cute car. I want a spyder now.

There were a few in our godown. U can have all of them!!
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There were a few in our godown. U can have all of them!!
Glad to Take them off your hands JD
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Status of the car is preety much as it is. Bondo work going on at the moment. Will last for a few more days.

And the TEAM BHP sticker is still on..
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Default Saw something unique.

Also, Saw something unique today. Nice recration of the original but ruined due to stupid mods.

Take a look.
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Also, Saw something unique today. Nice recration of the original but ruined due to stupid mods.
The side trim is modelled on a 1100 delux. A replica no doubt, though well executed. Infact Im trying to get them made for a future project.
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The side trim is modelled on a 1100 delux. A replica no doubt, though well executed. Infact Im trying to get them made for a future project.
I told dad long ago to make one of these .Anyways did you see how the side trim becomes the Delite/Select type on the front Fendors
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The Trim is wrongly executed. It is upside down. These were originally fitted on Italian Fiats that had a super select grille but delite roof.
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