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Old 20th November 2007, 17:38   #1
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Default My Left Hand Drive Fiat.

ok guys this is what my LHD looked like before i bought it...
got rid of those stupid mirrors and wheels....
will post present pics later with the travelogue...

btw dad and me drove this car all the way from KOTAYAM to MUMBAI...1750 kms totally



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@cyrus - the pics are not showing - please check the links. the orkut linky will not work - save them and then upload them @ imageshack or photobucket. congrats on the new possession.

1750 kms - wow!

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Old 20th November 2007, 17:50   #3
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here they are..
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this car belonged to kurian right? awsome! alloys! arent you planning to get rid of them??

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when i was in school - i used to see a light blue (with black top) LHD fiat parked near my school @ Swinhoe Lane - just beside Chaplin Park near South Point High School - the car was DL **-**** registered. i havent seen the car for a very long time - @ 1100D - have you ever seen this car?

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looks neat, lhd with bucket seats n all.I recollect driving one, in black owned by a family friend, good buy cyrus
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the wheels are already off....didnt buy them...bought the car with stock wheels and tyres....and yeah this was kurians car

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looks neat, lhd with bucket seats n all.I recollect driving one, in black owned by a family friend, good buy cyrus
do you know where the car is currently???

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Wow, so this is your what, sixth Padmini now?
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Wow, so this is your what, sixth Padmini now?
please see Cyrus' signature - CYRUS "FIAT CRAZY BAVAJI" DHABHAR- but still -> great buy
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Thats a awesome padmani, whats the difference between LHD and RDH, other then the driving side.
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if i am not wrong the specification will be similar to this one: http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/indian...ture-1093.html

or it will be a regular fiat with a 1089cc engine - but LHD.

in the original italian fiats - please see the direction of the wiper movement - it moves towards the left (the drivers' side) but in the indian counter parts the direction remained same but the drivers' side changed (please see my gallery). the structural difference between a fiat 1100D and a PP is explained in 1100D's Gallery

i have not taken into consideration the Padminis n which the direction of wiper movement was corrected. but at the end of the day i aint a fiat guru. :( - if i am wrong please correct me.

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Old 20th November 2007, 18:32   #11
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Congrats Behram and Congrats Cyrus!!

Great Car, Great Buy.
Unique car - Unique piece.

Best of Luck!
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THERE IS NO STRUCTURAL DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A 1100D AND A PADMINI. it is just a myth. dad had studied the original drawings and they are exactly the same.

@ported head..fiat number 5-padmini number 3
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Congratulations Cyrus and Behram. Wanted to see it on Sunday but a late Saturday night made it difficult. Hope to see it soon.
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great pick and indeed a rare piece
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The car looks good Congrats for owning the beauty.

One kushun has the car undergone any surgery I mean the Front lower vents are what the new cars sported Also the headlights look clear lens type.

There is one Blue car with Padmini badge which is also LHD & had exterior body panels like late 80's padmini(similar to what you have posted)

Was LHD an export version which few people bought by juggad ?
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