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Old 18th April 2009, 13:36   #31
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look at UTT 495's backside. isnt it ? well rounded, not too big , not too small, just right .
Well to each his own!
But personally I like the Herald's better than any other car's of it's time!
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See what is the condition of this poor Standard 8 now:
(Seen it yesterday while going for break fast, the garage owner has told me that the owner has not came up here for almost last one year)
Anyone please rescue it asap !!
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Old 4th September 2010, 10:29   #33
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See what is the condition of this poor Standard 8 now:
(Seen it yesterday while going for break fast, the garage owner has told me that the owner has not came up here for almost last one year)
Anyone please rescue it asap !!
This is the same place where the car was lying. I had wrongly thought it was Shivajinagar though.

It's indeed gone worse but can still be restored. I wonder why the person who started this thread did not pick her up when he said he did!
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The owner of this STAN-8 is looking for original steering wheel & Semaphore indicators. The condition of this car looks awesome.
"Hi! I have a 1954 Standard 8 Vintage Car and I am looking for the original STEERING WHEEL and SEMAPHORE INDICATORS.
Thanks.
Angad Grewal" (09914992600).

Hope we can help me restore a vintage.
The cars is in Jalandhar-Punjab.

Unfortunately only one photo is posted.

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Raab Rakha.
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Old 4th September 2010, 11:02   #35
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The owner of this STAN-8 is looking for original steering wheel & Semaphore indicators.
The cars is in Jalandhar-Punjab.

Unfortunately only one photo is posted.
Interestingly small world! I'd seen this very car in Madurai, Tamil Nadu last year. It was painted a metallic green then (as on the post 2000 M800s) but the owner was getting it repainted. The engine was not original but that of a 10, although he said he did have the original engine lying around at home.
It was fitted with an LPG kit as well (although quite a task considering the access to the boot was from the inside of the car, moving the rear seat forward!)
The owner had been quoting a rather high price on it so the deal didnt go through.

The front grille on this car is not original though. The 8 never had any grille as OE in fact, being introduced as a very 'basic' model.
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See what is the condition of this poor Standard 8 now:
(Seen it yesterday while going for break fast, the garage owner has told me that the owner has not came up here for almost last one year)
Anyone please rescue it asap !!
I saw the picture of this car earlier too on teambhp, perhaps in 2008 in the "Rust in Peices-Pictures of Disintegrating Vintage and Classic Cars" thread.The front grille (an accessory) and the paint colour are the same.
I too wish someone rescues the car. As it is, all Standards are becoming rarer. Even earlier,the Standard 8 was uncommon as compared to the Super 10. Super 10's , Pennants and Companions are all disappearing.

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Hello,
My Standard 8 was being used as a daily car until its Clutch Master cylinder started leaking the fluid. I am not able to find it in Bangalore. If some one help me and find it and send me I will be able to get it back on road. My mechanic suggests to use a Qualis clutch cylinder insted. Does any has a suggestion.

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My Standard 8 was being used as a daily car until its Clutch Master cylinder started leaking the fluid. I am not able to find it in Bangalore. If some one help me and find it and send me I will be able to get it back on road. My mechanic suggests to use a Qualis clutch cylinder insted. Does any has a suggestion.

-Zoeb
Good to see that you are using your classic as a daily driver unlike most folks. Until recently my w123 was my daily driver covered 19000km in 2 years of constant use not to mention kept was busy perfecting an almost showroom car. was fun giving her tlc. Sold her now thinking of another project. Keep driving
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Good to see that you are using your classic as a daily driver unlike most folks. Until recently my w123 was my daily driver covered 19000km in 2 years of constant use not to mention kept was busy perfecting an almost showroom car. was fun giving her tlc. Sold her now thinking of another project. Keep driving
Canonball I really appreciate you for using the beauty for 19000KM in 2 years that only a real enthusiast can do. This car is stuck in the garage for a clutch master cylinder issue. Please Pray I can find it and fix it.
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I doubt you will issues with finding the part, its a standard, I had many close moments scoring difficult for my w123 and found stuff locally in india, so you will be fine
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This car is stuck in the garage for a clutch master cylinder issue. Please Pray I can find it and fix it.
Is it the master cyl. kit that needs replacing? If so, I may be able to help, we still get TVS girling m.c kits here in hyd.
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My Standard 8 was being used as a daily car until its Clutch Master cylinder started leaking the fluid. I am not able to find it in Bangalore. Zoeb
Wow! A vintage car as a daily ride? I thought that would be a very expensive deal considering the fuel efficiency and reliability.

Nice to see the restored clicks. Loved to see her with some chrome smile. Is it on the way?

I recollect the aged priest in my LP school used to ride around in a baby blue Standard 8. I think it had no chrome parts around.
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Good to see that you are using your classic as a daily driver unlike most folks. Until recently my w123 was my daily driver covered 19000km in 2 years of constant use not to mention kept was busy perfecting an almost showroom car. was fun giving her tlc. Sold her now thinking of another project. Keep driving
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Is it the master cyl. kit that needs replacing? If so, I may be able to help, we still get TVS girling m.c kits here in hyd.
Kit is not problem. Its the Master Cylinder I need. Unfortunately the mechanic lost the old one finding the replacement.
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Stanher Cal help source a new Master Cylinder for you, if not is it the same used in Heralds ?? If yes i have a used one which i removed from my dolphin, now a maruti master cylinder is doing duty instead.
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