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Old 18th April 2008, 12:30   #16
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...Also am not sure if those Amby taillights would have been the originals.
The "Amby" taillights are originals. But only with the round cone amber and red lenses. The red lens had a concentric reflector.

My greatuncle in Trichinopoly used to have a Landmaster Traveller. He contributed to the Trichinopoly Mills in Ramjeenagar, Tiruchirapalli, TN.

The Traveller versions of the Landmaster released after the Ambassador car, and the Amby tail-lights were originals.

I distinctly remember the crease in the roof from left "B" pillar to right "B" pillar.

It was also the era when HM was Hindusthan Motors (Sanskrit version) and not Hindustan Motors (Urdu derived).

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Dosen't it look identical??
Did you buy this car from Trivandrum?

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Wow, what a lovely car, I think there should be a "Traveller" script along the side trim. Also am not sure if those Amby taillights would have been the originals. These are really few and far between. Ive never seen one, I had only seen pictures of the south car which is now in Delhi, MEV 5402 which used to be black or dark green, and is now cream. I also came across these on a flickr album.
The car i told is this one KRT.New colour is same as we can see in the picture.
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Did you buy this car from Trivandrum?
The car i told is this one KRT.New colour is same as we can see in the picture.
the green TRAVELLER is a different car .It is TN registered
and the owner is based in KANYAKUMARI District and comes to Trivandrum frequently.according to my info, he has got the original owners manual which came with the car ,Workshop manual and also some original NOS spares
my friend was very dejected when the owner refused his offer (which he believes was a reasonable one) for the car .He was too fascinated by this WOODY !!!!!!!
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It was also the era when HM was Hindusthan Motors (Sanskrit version) and not Hindustan Motors (Urdu derived).
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Seems that it was also the era when they were confident enough to say "quality first"...
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Dear Deepak,
I have been trying hard to get hold of one traveller. No luck.
also tried for the Morris woody. The owner is using it as a cargo van. He does not want to sell.
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Dear Deepak,
I have been trying hard to get hold of one traveller. No luck.
also tried for the Morris woody. The owner is using it as a cargo van. He does not want to sell.
if you are so keen why dont you try your luck
at the GREEN TRAVELLER Woody. it is from your state also.
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Dear Deepak,
I have been trying hard to get hold of one traveller. No luck.
also tried for the Morris woody. The owner is using it as a cargo van. He does not want to sell.
Let me try to see if the car we had remains in Hyderabad. Its a wonderful car to have. Will see if I can find one for you
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if you are so keen why dont you try your luck
at the GREEN TRAVELLER Woody. it is from your state also.
If I'm not mistaken,That one is sold. It white now.

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Yuck!! it was so ugly. Don't get me wrong but I hate amby and the way the company was run. Its biggest achivement is how to grab government contract for years and end. lolz
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Let me try to see if the car we had remains in Hyderabad. Its a wonderful car to have. Will see if I can find one for you
DKG if you go to Afzulgunj you can see a light green-ish one owned by one of the shopkeepers. Its parked in a lane there next to a tuning/lathe works shop (forgot the name though, sorry!)
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DKG if you go to Afzulgunj you can see a light green-ish one owned by one of the shopkeepers. Its parked in a lane there next to a tuning/lathe works shop (forgot the name though, sorry!)
Thanks will check it out when I go that side
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Dear Ajay,
How do I contact the owner?
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It may be my failing eyesight, or something to do with the sense of perspective, but this Travellers body seems to be folding up in the middle to me (at the B-Pillar)!
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It may be my failing eyesight, or something to do with the sense of perspective, but this Travellers body seems to be folding up in the middle to me (at the B-Pillar)!
I have seen this car once closely and the car's has a good bodyline the photos angle maybe giving that illusion!!!
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It may be my failing eyesight, or something to do with the sense of perspective, but this Travellers body seems to be folding up in the middle to me (at the B-Pillar)!
Now that you mention it, Im inclined to agree with you. Thats a very convincing camera trick
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