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Old 29th July 2009, 17:46   #91
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guys, but even my Australlian boss mistook matador for a VW Split window viewing from the side (he was unaware of matodr's then).
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Old 30th July 2009, 12:39   #92
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Interesting to see a 15 window. Any pictures after the respray/current state?
Unfortunatly no pics since the respray, although I saw him at a VW show
last month in the UK,and he told me it was all finished,but have not seen it yet.

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=Spitfire Wrote; There was one more 15 window other then the one above in Goa. Havent seen it for a long time now. Maybe gone out of Goa. Sorry, no pics. It wasnt Goa registered if i remember.
Thats very interesting,have never heard of another 15 window split
ever,anywhere in India
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Unfortunatly no pics since the respray, although I saw him at a VW show
last month in the UK,and he told me it was all finished,but have not seen it yet.



Thats very interesting,have never heard of another 15 window split
ever,anywhere in India
There was a split multiwindow van in Mumbai and one in Pune too. The Pune car has left Indian shores, it was near a college. Where the Mumbai car went I do not know.

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Many split and baywindow vans from Pune have gone abroad in the last few years. Pretty sad.

One white multiwindow split van in very poor shape was lying in Kothrud in Pune. Tin work had started, and it was stripped bare, probably in line for export. Don't know what happened to it though. It was standing alongside a late 50's red and black junked Studebaker, cracked windscreen but complete. MP registered I think.
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Thats very interesting,have never heard of another 15 window split ever,anywhere in India
Note to self (second time round, need to learn fast): Dont post if you dont have pics.
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Note to self (second time round, need to learn fast): Dont post if you dont have pics.
Hehe, spitfire dont misunderstand, you aren't being doubted. It just comes as a surprise when one thinks he has seen it all. We've learnt to never say never.
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Hehe, spitfire dont misunderstand, you aren't being doubted. It just comes as a surprise when one thinks he has seen it all. We've learnt to never say never.
Yes thats right spitfire, never say never,but any pics are always welcome, A camera is a must when traveling
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Woke up to some real bad news today.

Nitin whose well restored Splitscreen is well documented on this thread. Passed away under some tragic circumstances off Miramar Beach in Panaji, Goa today early morning.

Having known him since school days, he was a good friend and buddy.

The only child of his widowed mother, its going to be very tough on her.

Rest In Peace Friend. You will be missed.

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Woke up to some real bad news today.

Nitin whose well restored Splitscreen is well documented on this thread. Passed away under some tragic circumstances off Miramar Beach in Panaji, Goa today early morning.

Having known him since school days, he was a good friend and buddy.

The only child of his widowed mother, its going to be very tough on her.

Rest In Peace Friend. You will be missed.

Very bad news. Hope that God gives strength to his mother to bear this tragic loss. Why is life often so unfair?
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Suchs sorry to hear this may his soul rest in peace.

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Thats sad news, my heartfelt condolences to his family.
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I could not belive this happened to Nitin ,I have lost a true friend and fellow VW splitscreen enthusiast .will be very sadly missed,Condolences to his mum and sister and family.RIP Nitin
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OMG really saddening news, had spoken to him so many times.

A true enthusiast lost. May his soul rest in peace.
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That is really sad news. Had spoken to him last week as he had just bought a Morris 7 from Goa. Great person and a true enthusiast. Nitin will be sorely missed. Hope god gives his mother and sister the strength to bear this untimely loss.
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Woke up to some real bad news today.

Nitin whose well restored Splitscreen is well documented on this thread. Passed away under some tragic circumstances off Miramar Beach in Panaji, Goa today early morning.

Having known him since school days, he was a good friend and buddy.

The only child of his widowed mother, its going to be very tough on her.

Rest In Peace Friend. You will be missed.
Very sad, we used to meet him every time we went to Goa
RIP

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