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Old 6th January 2010, 19:41   #811
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Wow, note the bumpers/guards on this car- the ultra rare rounder type!! Similar to that of Ravi (Superselect)'s car!

I hope it is preserved forever! And I'm sure you guys will slowly but steadily convince him to revert to the remaining original bits for the car!

The upholstery is 15years old, all beedings originally fitted stainless steel, except for the beeding above the door frame.
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hi guys this car was in original paint two tonewhen balan bought he used to paint khodays cars but will take a verly long time to finishbut will strip the whole car and paint he is an very old friend of mine
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hi guys this car was in original paint two tonewhen balan bought he used to paint khodays cars but will take a verly long time to finishbut will strip the whole car and paint he is an very old friend of mine
Yes sir, He used to take very long time because he used to work on a number of cars together, Khodays's cars too but after his work no one would have any complaint. He used to given in writing the guarantee of his work. For my Lambretta he took 8 months but perfect job. He is my father friend too.


Lambrettas for SALE, interested may visit URL : http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/vintag...ml#post1668440 (Lambretta wanted)

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In the third pic is it some sort of wheel cover (plastic one i think ) black in color.??

Btw looks cool
Yes they are black plastic ones on Swift's wheels n tyres, but look closely they have FIAT on them. Don't how he got them on those covers.
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I've just acquired a Fiat, all of 8 inches long, made in China! Was killing time in Modelcraft, on Infantry road Bangalore, and what do I find? Taxi number nau do gyarah, an elongated rakish semblance of a 1100 Fiat, with remote control and working headlights! Here are the pictures.
By the way, are there any accurate models of 1100 Fiats available?
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I've just acquired a Fiat, all of 8 inches long, made in China! Was killing time in Modelcraft, on Infantry road Bangalore, and what do I find? Taxi number nau do gyarah, an elongated rakish semblance of a 1100 Fiat, with remote control and working headlights! Here are the pictures.
By the way, are there any accurate models of 1100 Fiats available?
Even I want to know whether there are exact scale models available. Tried finding a lot then come out confused and smiling out of the shop because some sales people don't know what FIAT is

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Proud to present to the club our latest member, Mr Balan, Bangalore's very famous Automobile painter and his Fiat 1100 (Super Select). More details will be posted slowly. But here are a few pictures of his car
Lovely car, lovely bumpers . Do I see original inner door panels ?
Wish the car was painted in a more 'period' shade..

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I've just acquired a Fiat, all of 8 inches long, made in China! Was killing time in Modelcraft, on Infantry road Bangalore, and what do I find? Taxi number nau do gyarah, an elongated rakish semblance of a 1100 Fiat, with remote control and working headlights! Here are the pictures.
By the way, are there any accurate models of 1100 Fiats available?
That's a nice model tonrag, it's an RC. I have one too.
Lots of nice Fiat 1100 models available abroad - right from the Millecento "dukkar" to a very well made "special" in two tone, like the one V-16 (Gogi) has. This is one of the best made fiat models I've seen. 1:43, made by Starline models, Germany.
What a coincidence that Starline was also the name of a company that modified Premier padminis in Mumbai !!
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Lovely car, lovely bumpers . Do I see original inner door panels ?
Wish the car was painted in a more 'period' shade..


That's a nice model tonrag, it's an RC. I have one too.
Lots of nice Fiat 1100 models available abroad - right from the Millecento "dukkar" to a very well made "special" in two tone, like the one V-16 (Gogi) has. This is one of the best made fiat models I've seen. 1:43, made by Starline models, Germany.
What a coincidence that Starline was also the name of a company that modified Premier padminis in Mumbai !!
The door panels have been changed to aluminium ones. And the door handles i guess is the M800's or OMINI's.
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Lovely Fiat SS Sujith.! Hope to see many more Classic Fiats in the upcoming rally..
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, Mr. Balan also has retained his father's old fold-able army cycle, which para-trooper used to carry on their back and jump from airplanes. The handle-bar and the rims-n-tyres have been changed but Mr.Balan has retain the original parts carefully. Here are two pictures of the cycle,
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, Mr. Balan also has retained his father's old fold-able army cycle, which para-trooper used to carry on their back and jump from airplanes. The handle-bar and the rims-n-tyres have been changed but Mr.Balan has retain the original parts carefully. Here are two pictures of the cycle,

Wow! Amazing. Cant believe they used to fold a cycle and jump from planes with the cycle on their back

The cycle looks is awesome condition
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FCB please finalise on PLACE OF MEET and RALLY DESTINATION for the 26th. Advance notice only can fetch 30+cars. I have sent E-mail Blast to all the members on the site, only informing the date.
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Karthik's '90 Padmini, currently in my custody.!

The car has been neatly serviced and all mechanicals checked and replaced if needed.

I think the best Padmini I have driven till date. Smooth like makkan. All thanks to the Previous owner for maintaining so well.

I will be driving this car in the FCB Meet.

Thanks Karthik!!
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Karthik's '90 Padmini, currently in my custody.!

The car has been neatly serviced and all mechanicals checked and replaced if needed.

I think the best Padmini I have driven till date. Smooth like makkan. All thanks to the Previous owner for maintaining so well.

I will be driving this car in the FCB Meet.

Thanks Karthik!!
Wow! I too havn't seen her in this condition. We anyways know how well Arun takes care of Fiats. Not just the meet, you can driver her to Goa too when the Goa meet happens.

EDIT: Please put the club logo on her. Thats the only missing thing on her
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Karthik's '90 Padmini, currently in my custody.!!!
Mmmm ! Nice car. Please fix a PAL logo on the grille. Looks incomplete without it.
Btw what's that starter like thingy on the right of the dash ? The starter looks like it's below the steering, correct ?
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