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Old 28th October 2008, 12:36   #106
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what happened to this tread all of a sudden? More contributions of Landy/Amby please.
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Old 11th November 2008, 16:25   #107
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Some pics of an Ambassador. I am not too sure which model it was. Had to take a snap eventhough I was driving fro I liked the side trims which were immaculate to say the least and I liked the rear Bumper guards too.

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From the bumpers, it looks like the Mark 1 Ambassador. Looks pretty well kept.
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From the bumpers, it looks like the Mark 1 Ambassador. Looks pretty well kept.
It sure does. And I saw another equally pristine one in black this evening. Unfortunately was on my bike so couldnt take photos by any means!
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drmessiah,

Your car is very nice.
looking at it brought back memories of days when owning a car
was something special and Amby was the king.

Thanks for sharing pics.


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This is my 1983 model Ambassador mark 4. My dad bought this car in Aug 1983 and got it registered in the same month. Have very fond memories with this car and I learnt my driving in this car as well.In 1994 we put a diesel BMC engine and still runs on the same engine. My dad gave me this car and now i have restored it to near show room condition. i still have to sort out some things like the front and rear bumpers, now its with the nova bumpers. then the upholestry should be taken car of as well. will post more pics after that work.
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@Rawnak,
Thank you Sir. If you have old pictures of your Amby please do post them as well.
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@Rawnak,
Thank you Sir. If you have old pictures of your Amby please do post them as well.
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Neat Car. Have seen it parked on Calicut Road near Manjeri.
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Neat Car. Have seen it parked on Calicut Road near Manjeri.
Hi Abhilash. Thank you.I live in Manjeri.
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Some more Ambassador pictures, mainly from Delhi and Kolkata. The first one features the sight of lots and lots of Amby taxis from the rear window of an Ambassador at the Netaji Subhas International Airport, Kolkata.The second one shows a Amby seemingly lost in the company of newer cars in the Delhi traffic. Some are from Nagpur too.In one picture the Hon'ble Speaker Lok Sabha Mr Somnath Chatterjee is seen heading toward his car. Some Amby taxis lined up at The IGI Airport domestic terminal New Delhi are seen. A 1975 Ambassador Mark 3 featured earlier by me is here (lowermost pictures),
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@Karl, Remember that Black Lando that went past my house once when we were in my compound!!

I FINALLY managed to catch up to it.

Here it is. Not very Original, But ohh so pristine and shiny!! There was an old parsi lady in the back and the driver was driving it, and when i asked the lady on wether i could take some pictures, she said, " Of course, This is my husbands Second Wife!!!! "
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Default My Father's Ambassador.

This is my father's Amby. Mark II - Year 1972. It's his every day car (No power steering, No A/c lol). He changed it to white from Olive Green in 1999. I learnt driving in this car.

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The current Diesel engine is doing 3 lakh+ KMs after the transplant. I think my dad still has the old petrol engine.

Sorry guys, these pics were taken on a mobile. Rest assured, when I go home next time will take better ones.
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nevertouchme liked the pictures of your loved Amby.If possible can you also post some older images of the car in its original colour. That colour was quite common then but is very, very rare today as most of the cars are gone and if remaining they have been repainted.
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If possible can you also post some older images of the car in its original colour.
Thanks for your words, all credit goes to my dad . Certainly, I will dig up old albums scan some pictures and post it.

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A black police Amby from Uttar Pradesh

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That black Landy looks SAD!!! Dosen't deserve to be called a land, its totally disfigured!!

@NTM, the MK2 looks awesome, Hats off for maintaining her so well. PLs try to source the correct hubcaps and the white parking light lenses.
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