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Old 21st June 2011, 22:29   #526
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The early Ambassadors had this feature (all Mark I's) and I believe I have seen this in Ambassadors made till 1968 or so. Maybe I can be corrected, but the 1970 car my relative owned did not have this feature.

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Iqbalji, These are two Ambassadors Mark II from the earlier years. Both are fitted with the Smiths meters.


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The earliest Landmasters (above) had the aesthetically designed ones with the flip cover, but in the later ones it became as simple as these.
They made it simpler just to cut cost of that JUGAAD, typical mentality of Indian car mfgrs.Over and above this ugly change was not seen as a insult to earlier ones,since those days there was no CHOICE as today, had it been today times people would have raised thier voices.
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Old 21st June 2011, 22:58   #527
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What I meant was the ratio between length to height. As I said earlier, could be an optical illusion as well, probably created by the size of the picture and the all black effect.
Yes, it's optical illusion indeed. You don't get to see an Amby image as clear side profile. Trust me, I won't make that kind of mistake.

Anyway though slow progress, you can check the car's status here.
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Old 22nd June 2011, 00:38   #528
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This is one thread that I wanted to see all the time but I never did. I was afraid I wouldn't be able to handle the good old memories and our Amby.

I really wonder if there is a way to find it back? I think I can afford to buy it back.


Seriously, How does one go about tracing a car? I just have the reg no. I know where we sold it, I did hear of a close friend of mine sighting it on a near by town, with a different color ( neptune blue) and a diesel engine!

I think I would be able to trace it.

Look what happens when you start going through a 'forbidden' section on Tbhp. Aaaaargh GTO! This is going to cost me!


guys around trichy please chip in on sighting a TNS 2977.

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I will soon post the image of a AMBY which was done up in the kala ghoda art festival, it was called as AMBEY - SE - DARR.

I am sure amby lovers will feel like doing and on looking at that pic.
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Manish, I don't think off white/cream will go with the overall look. Thought about three options and they're open to discuss. One could be straight steel disk's silver. Second is dark silver and regular silver combo. Third is Matt black and regular silver.

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By the looks of it, the second option is looking better. Matt black will not look good with a shiny gleaming car in my opinion. There are lot of amby's with chrome ascent on the wheels. Very common but looks good. Have you thought of that.
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Manish, second option is also our choice. Regarding chrome ascent the issue here is pin slot positions. It's designed for Amby and fit regular Amby/Gypsy rim perfectly. To fit that here I need to make holes on the rim. Brand COX is the only decent one in the market.
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Brand COX is the only decent one in the market.
Speaking of which, I badly need COX brand CONVEX hubcaps in stainless steel that came on the Ambys. Anyone who could help me get them
Even used ones if good will do.
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The early Ambassadors had this feature (all Mark I's) and I believe I have seen this in Ambassadors made till 1968 or so. Maybe I can be corrected, but the 1970 car my relative owned did not have this feature.

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Iqbalji, These are two Ambassadors Mark II from the earlier years. Both are fitted with the Smiths meters.


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The earliest Landmasters (above) had the aesthetically designed ones with the flip cover, but in the later ones it became as simple as these.
the BYJ has the cover and i a lovely flip, but lacks the handle for starting any help is welcomed
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As promised earlier here are the PICS of car from Kala ghoda festival

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I had the service of this beauty on my Kerala visit.

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For Landy fans, here's one that I happened to see at Secunderabad today, after quite a few years. This car had incidentally been to one of our rallies here in the past.

The tail-lamps are not original (and I think even the dash etc), had something like maruti van ones earlier now fitted with scorpio ones!

But otherwise looks good.

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For Landy fans, here's one that I happened to see at Secunderabad today, after quite a few years. This car had incidentally been to one of our rallies here in the past.

The tail-lamps are not original (and I think even the dash etc), had something like maruti van ones earlier now fitted with scorpio ones!

But otherwise looks good.

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Wiper parking positioning is of latest version.Original would have been appreciated.
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For Landy fans, here's one that I happened to see at Secunderabad today, after quite a few years. This car had incidentally been to one of our rallies here in the past.The tail-lamps are not original (and I think even the dash etc), had something like maruti van ones earlier now fitted with scorpio ones!
But otherwise looks good.
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The colour is also not vintage.

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Wiper parking positioning is of latest version.Original would have been appreciated.
The wiper assembly is latest. I mean not chrome ones.

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As promised earlier here are the PICS

I had the service of this beauty on my Kerala visit.

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It would be difficult to find such neat Amby taxis now as Indica/Indigo s are going the rounds in the present.

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The colour is also not vintage.
The wiper assembly is latest. I mean not chrome ones.
It would be difficult to find such neat Amby taxis now as Indica/Indigo s are going the rounds in the present.
There are lots of well kept ambassadors(new and old) plying as Taxis in Rural parts of Trivandrum,epecially in border villages like Parassala, Neyyatinkara,and also in Attingal,Varkala,etc

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For Landy fans, here's one that I happened to see at Secunderabad today, after quite a few years. This car had incidentally been to one of our rallies here in the past.

The tail-lamps are not original (and I think even the dash etc), had something like maruti van ones earlier now fitted with scorpio ones!

But otherwise looks good.

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Yup Shyam, I saw this beauty, I was thinking it should get into your notice someday and that happened, she looks awesome the only cosmetic error is the scorpio tail lamps which can be corrected easily if he gets the original lamps, previously he had some tail lamps from tempo. I love the colour and it's a driver driven car hence well maintained.
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Ok this one for Dr. Anjan and other Ambassador lovers. The car has come for body work with a mechanic. Let the pictures speak .

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