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Old 9th March 2009, 12:26   #31
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Hello Sidd ,

I am restoring a similar car which per chance also has a West Bengal registration.

The car has had a previous effort at retoration which has resulted in the car being totally off spec .

I am attaching a photograph of the boot space from my car , need advice if the spare wheel is located in the correct position.
It would be better if you send a picture of the rear view of the car with the boot closed. In my car the spare wheel is kept below the main boot lid (behind the number plate) in a horizontal position.
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BTW what cars is that next to your Wolsley. Is it an american car ?

Please share details on it.
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Hello Wasif ,

The car in the background is a 1934 Plymouth , another restoration waiting to be re-started ; the photographs were there on the forum about a year back.

Sidd ,

Will revert with the photographs .
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BTW what cars is that next to your Wolsley. Is it an american car ?

Please share details on it.
If you are talking about the blue car, that is a Wolseley too. Its a smaller Wolseley in terms of physical dimensions and engine capacity (10 HP, 4 cylinder). Mine is 14 HP, 6 cylinder.
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Default 1946 Wolseley Ten

After seeing Siddd's wonderful car, I would like to post pictures of my Dad's 1946 Wolseley Ten. This car was amazingly well preserved when we acquired it a few years back. The car runs very well. Basically this has the same engine as in the MG's only that it is a single carb. The engine is a 1140 CC overhead valve four cylinder.

The Following is the extracted from Wikipedia on Wolseley Ten

"The Wolseley Ten was a light saloon car produced by the Wolseley Motor Company in 1939 and 1945 to 1948. As the car was intended to compete in the up-market sector it was well equipped with leather upholstery, pile carpets and walnut trim. Production restarted in September 1945 but without the drophead version. The price had risen considerably to 474 (partly due to higher taxes) against the Morris's 378. The Ten was finally dropped in 1948 after 2715 more had been built when the first of the post war designs arrived"

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Not bad for a Pre-war design and post war release! Hope you enjoyed the pictures.

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Hi KPS, your Wolseley Ten 1946 model is beautiful car, is this a latest photos, still with you. What is the tyre size, is it 5.00/5.25x16 size or different size? It look similar to Morris-10 M series (Hindustan-10) in size, Morris 10 also have similar dicky and stepny. Those day Morris, Wolseley, Hillman have same coach body supplier Press Steel Co. UK, if I am right, only small changes of radiator and upmarket brands etc.

Please write about your Wolseley, how it is running smooth running engine, I hope, still it is in same condition as shown in photos, what is the tyre size, is 5.00/5.25 x 16 is available in Bangalore.

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HI vintagepoint5, Yes these are the latest photographs taken last morning and they reflect the current condition of the car. The car is still with us. My father occasionally drives it to a park nearby where he goes for his morning walks! The car runs very well.

The tyre is 5.00-5.25x16 as correctly stated by you. We were fortunate to collect a set of used tyres with the tyre walls in good condition which allowed us to rebuild all the 5 tyres. These rebuilt tyres should last for some time. Tyres are difficult to get but if one keeps eye open one may get some used tyres.

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Hi KPS, I think your Wolseley 10 has companion in Ooty Vintage Car, seems like this Wolseley also is a same model and black colour. May be
some more survive in Calcutta also so far. One more golden yellow seen
in some thread Wolseley but it was Wolseley 8 (similar to Morris-8 E) except the radiator and head lights.

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/vintag...acamund-2.html (2009 vintage car rally in Ootacamund)
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Dear PS.

That Wolsley is such a deligh to see, its absolutely amazing the condition it is in.

Should be in a museum.
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I would like to post pictures of my Dad's 1946 Wolseley Ten. This car was amazingly well preserved when we acquired it a few years back.
What a lovely example of the Wolseley Ten, KPS. Amazingly preserved as you say, but am sure you have done your magic to add to its charm too. What details, wow! A perfect example also for all the big-marque patrons for a lesson in humble perfection!
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[quote=vintagepoint5;1811689]Hi KPS, I think your Wolseley 10 has companion in Ooty Vintage Car, seems like this Wolseley also is a same model and black colour.

The Ooty car is clearly Wolseley 8 (W8). Look at the difference in the running board which clearly indicates the Wolseley 10 (W10) is much bigger than W8. The front bumper in W10 is one piece and larger and see tha gap from the bumper to grill. Another easy point is the crank hole. In the W10 the crank hole can be covered as it slides up and down in the grill and is rectangle in shape. In the W8 the crank hole is open and round in shape

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That Wolsley is such a deligh to see, its absolutely amazing the condition it is in.

Should be in a museum.
Thanks Wasif, happy to share this through the forum

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What a lovely example of the Wolseley Ten, KPS. Amazingly preserved as you say, but am sure you have done your magic to add to its charm too. What details, wow!
Thanks Prabal. This is truely a very original car. The fuel tank still has the brass plate indicating its serial number and that it was manufactured by Morris Motors Ltd. The only thing which is not correct is that the sun roof is missing. The previous owner had welded close the sun roof and we did decided not to tamper with it. Recreating the sun roof would have been a major job considering we had no reference/example to study from

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Just an update.

One thing missing in our other wise complete car were the trafficators. We were fortunate to grab the piece originally posted by ajay99 for sale. The price was shocking at first but when we realized it would cost more to imported the same, we went for it.

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Folks,
I am new to this forum and have a Wolseley 14/60 which has been in our family since it was imported to India. For pictures, history and more details please visit:

The Classic Wolseley restored by Siddharth Swarup

Feel free to contact me in case you want to take or give more information on the car for restoring or other purposes.
The above link is no longer working. I have updated the site with new pictures and hosted it here:

The Classic Wolseley restored by Siddharth Swarup

Awaiting your comments.
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Lovely car. Very well preserved.
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Such lovely Wolseley cars in there. Looks really great.

Just need one information. What would be the current market price of a Wolseley 8/10 of the 1940's stable. A fair range or an approximation would do.
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