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Old 13th September 2016, 23:02   #721
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Saw this Fiat 1100 in Mumbai the other day.
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Continuing on the discussion of the 1958/59 (?) Fiat Millecento
[*]Millecento badge (front and rear)[*]Boot lid handle 'L' shaped (from Elegant)[*]Fiat badge around ignition switch[*]Large 'drum' air cleaner[*]Cable operated starter[*]Maybe the Delloroto/Weber carb[/list]The premises are simple - it is assumed that the initial cars were closer in specification to the early home market cars. Going through various pictures uploaded in the past, we can see the following.
Continuing this discussion further - Karlos do you have any of these cars Chassis or engine number plates. This would help us identify the serial number breaks.

And I recently saw a car with millicento badge -

Restored Fiats (Super Select & Others)-millicento-badge-.jpg

This had a cute looking front badge as well, never seen before -

Restored Fiats (Super Select & Others)-millicento-badge-front-.jpg

But looking at the VIN plate, this one seems to be a Select -(Am I right here?) Cause the Engine no starts with PA.

Restored Fiats (Super Select & Others)-vin-plate-.jpg

I have a 59 Model which has a VIN plate engine no also starting with PA

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So assuming, the millicento that I talk of is supposedly a Select. I was unable to check the RC book of the same.

Now coming back to Millicento check this -

Restored Fiats (Super Select & Others)-58-select-engine-bay.jpg

This is a 58 Select, with the elegant type air filter. The tappet / rocker arm cover is the correct type with studs and collar on cover bolt holes.

The vin plate reads totally different

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The engine number matches the plate.

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Further the RC book - mentions a date of 23/05/1958.

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Would this then mean this is a Millicento and not a select.

Awaiting for answers from the fiat gurus.
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1958 means it is a Millicento and not a SELECT.
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1958 means it is a Millicento and not a SELECT.
Ajay, thanks. So the blue car is definitely milicento and the cream one simply modified. How do the vin plate of Elegant look like.

The 1958 Fiat does not have PA (Premier Auto) stamped.
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And I recently saw a car with millicento badge -

This is a 58 Select, with the elegant type air filter. The tappet / rocker arm cover is the correct type with studs and collar on cover bolt holes.

Further the RC book - mentions a date of 23/05/1958.
Would this then mean this is a Millicento and not a select.
That's quite a find!
Where did you see this car btw? In Bangalore or Madras?
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This had a cute looking front badge as well, never seen before -

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The front grill badge is certainly not original. As it is millEcento and not millIcento.
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The front grill badge is certainly not original. As it is millEcento and not millIcento.
Thanks, I overlooked this small detail. But then even I spelt is incorrectly 😁.




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That's quite a find!
Where did you see this car btw? In Bangalore or Madras?
The car is in Bangalore right now.

Do any one has VIN plate information of Elegant Fiat. Also then this car then should have the millecento badge.
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Spotted today at a garage in Mysore
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Spotted today at a garage in Mysore
There seems a Millicento Station Wagon in the background
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There seems a Millicento Station Wagon in the background
That's a Select.. atleast, it used to be one. See this:

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/vintag...ml#post4061263
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Spotted at a garage in Mysore


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Continuing on the discussion held here

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/vintag...y-india-9.html (Vintage and Classic Cars on Display in India)

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/vintag...mumbai-85.html (Fiat Classic Car Club - Mumbai)

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/post-w...er-select.html (Restoration - 1963 Fiat 1100 Super Select)

I was given a special permission to photograph the car standing at the Lal Bahadur Shastri Museum. Not many parts on the car are original and would take a lot to get there, but still a nice one. Here are the pictures -

The front is beautifully done (lenses are not original tough)

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The rear re positioned fiat script, note the nice period registration number.

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The car sports whitewall tyres. The wheel caps have typical nuts to keep them in place.

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As with many Delhi cars, this one has registration number inscribed on the window glasses as well

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The original roof light and grab handle

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The original cloth door trim, installed during the restoration.

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Continuing further -

The under dash area is not the best spot of this car (understandable for a display only piece)

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The engine seems original but with most of the original items replaced.

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I was allowed only a little amount of time to picture the beauty. So could not check on VIN numbers and any other details.
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As with many Delhi cars, this one has registration number inscribed on the window glasses as well
I think we can call this car 'Delhi 6'!

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Spotted by a friend at Indiranagar, Bangalore.

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