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Old 27th July 2012, 08:36   #151
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Karl, these pictures are for you

We had a small get together at Taj ITPL, Whitefield. This was not a club event but a gathering of a few cars on a promise of a sumptuous food and refreshments. Only condition was we had a take a few guests on a ride. Hence we decided to have a "Men's day out" . My Dad, Uncle , Cousin and me went for this get together which is about 20 kms from home.

The cars which came in addition to our Plymouth was Daimler DB18, 1982 Jaguar, Morris Bulldog, Fiat Millecento, Morris 1000, Merc Fintail 220S, WW Ford Jeep and a VW Bug.

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My cousin and Uncle enjoy the cars
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My father heated the clutch waiting on this slope. We had to wait for the clutch to cool. Luckily we did not have any further problem after that. Lesson learnt was we should switch of the car if the waiting is for long on a slope.
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My cousin, Dad and Uncle all relaxing after the drive and ready for the food. The spread was great with Oysters, Snappers, great kababs, 4 types of Biryani etc
1932 Plymouth PB Seven Passenger Delux Sedan-dscn0027.jpg

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Hi KPS,

Great pictures of your Plymouth and other cars, thanks for sharing nice pictures with us. How is your Wolseley 10? hope it is taken out occassionally.

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Old 29th July 2012, 07:01   #153
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How is your Wolseley 10? hope it is taken out occassionally.
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Hi Vintagepoint5,

We have sold on our Wolseley to friend and the car is now in Mangalore. We have a parking limitation in our garage. When we bought the 1954 Dodge Convertible, we decided to let go of the Wolseley. The present owner is very happy with the car.

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This 66 Beetle earlier belonged to Dr Shankar Rao ( from whom i purchased the White VW Variant), The car used to come to me for regular upkeep and i thoroughly enjoyed my mini drives in this car

Though i rue missing this car accidently to a dealer, i must find solace that its found a very good owner in Mr Suresh P (Garden City Hospital) . Nice to see it after a long time.
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Old 27th August 2012, 13:25   #155
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Here is a lovely picture sent to me by Kasli, of the car in full motion exiting Cubbon Park on Kasturba Road.

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Thanks Kasli and the photographer JN for this lovely picture
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Have a look at

http://www.barnfinds.com/overseas-fi...ger/#more-9832

Our Plymouth is going international, but its not Cartier worthy!

Very nice.

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My dad, Prithvi Ganapathy on the right and Mr. Sripathy on the left stand proudly after the run

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Such an impressive Plymouth and Great Restoration!
I'll have to read through your entire thread and follow your journey.

Have you been able to determine the production date of your car, the total number built and factory that built it?

Do you have the history of the car? Was it a special order or was it imported and then sold off the Showroom floor? How many owners did it have?

I've attended a number of vintage and classic car events in Canada and the U.S., some with over 1000 cars, and don't recall seeing many seven passenger sedans let alone Plymouths. You have a very rare car indeed.

I have a few suggestions that you might consider that would further enhance your Plymouth.
1. Adding Pin stripping which was very much standard at that time.
2. The red wheels seem to be inconsistent with the body colours and you might consider changing the red to a dark green for the wheels and pin strips.

Again Job well done!
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KPS and his Plymoth were rescently featured on www.barnfinds.com

Nice article on how the car was acquired.
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I'll have to read through your entire thread and follow your journey.

I have a few suggestions that you might consider that would further enhance your Plymouth.
1. Adding Pin stripping which was very much standard at that time.
2. The red wheels seem to be inconsistent with the body colours and you might consider changing the red to a dark green for the wheels and pin strips.

Again Job well done![/quote]

I just finished reading through this comprehensive thread and see most of my questions had been answered. Still a few comments to offer.

1. Was your car built in Chryslers Windsor Ontario Plant?
2. Chrysler was one of the first major manufacturers to use hydraulic brakes in the late 20's. I recall our 28 Dodge coupe and 30 Chrysler had them. Great stopping power and so easy to adjust. Our Fords and GM cars with mechanical brakes were always a pain.
3. While you indicated that the colours you chose were from a Plymouth in a U.S. museum, if you look closely to the photos you will notice that the colour combinations and shades don't match with your car.
Both colours of the museum car were a darker shade offering less of a contrast to one another and complemented the red wheels.

I wouldn't belabour this point if I didn't feel so strongly about it. You have done such a remarkable restoration and I feel that changing the red wheels to a dark green and the addition of pin strips would make a significant improvement in harmonizing your colour scheme.

I would suggest you raise this question with Lanny Knutson, editor of the Plymouth Bulletin, as he certainly would be make an authoritative comment.
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I would suggest you raise this question with Lanny Knutson, editor of the Plymouth Bulletin, as he certainly would be make an authoritative comment.
Thank you John for all your feed back and I will definitely review the same after discussion at home. Feed back is always welcome for the improvement of the car.

I will also write to Mr.Bruce E Buton who is the Technical Advisor for 1932 at the Plymouth Club and get advice for your suggestions.

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Have you been able to determine the production date of your car, the total number built and factory that built it?

Do you have the history of the car? Was it a special order or was it imported and then sold off the Showroom floor? How many owners did it have?
The car was built in the Lynch Road Assembly Plant at Detroit, Michigan. It is estimated that the car was built in early April, 1932. As per the Plymouth Club, our car is the oldest known survivor amongst the three known surviving seven passenger cars.

Of the total of 2179 built from 4th Feb to 27th Sept,1932 the Body # in our car is 185, indicating this is the 185 PB Seven Passenger ever built. The other two cars in New York State have Body # 887 & 1104 respectively.

More details on the PB's produced can be seen here http://www.ply33.com/Models/PB/


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Our car was registered in India in 1933. The original owner G V C Babu Naidu was a liquor baron. This car was imported directly by the owner as per his son. On his death in 1964 the car moved on to his son, who in turn sold on to us in 2009. Hence technically I am the third owner, but only two families including ours have actually owned this car.

I have been very lucky to get this car and am enjoying every moment of this ownership.

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I have applied for a Build Card for the Plymouth and I am hopeful to receive it in May.

The Build Card will show serial number, engine number, body number, date built, date shipped, dealer shipped to, color & upholstery codes, key codes, number of wheels & tires (size), gear ratio, body supplier and sometimes accessory group installed, or other information. Foreign built cars shipped as CKD from the factory may show other items.

More details can be found here.
http://www.ply33.com/Misc/buildcard

You will have to mail and pay US $45 to get the Build Card from
Chrysler Group LLC Historical Services
12501 Chrysler Fwy.
CIMS 410-11-21
Detroit, MI 48288 USA
ATTN: Historical Information
Phone: +1.313.252.2902
Fax: +1.313.252.2928
E-mail: archives@wpchryslermuseum.org
http://wpchryslermuseum.org/

In the mean time more work was done on the Plymouth. The front mud guards were lowered by 1+ inches. Kasli I hope you approve now
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We have a Whitefield Club rally on April 14 and more pictures will follow

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I have applied for a Build Card for the Plymouth and I am hopeful to receive it in May.

The Build Card will show serial number, engine number, body number, date built, date shipped, dealer shipped to, color & upholstery codes, key codes, number of wheels & tires (size), gear ratio, body supplier and sometimes accessory group installed, or other information. Foreign built cars shipped as CKD from the factory may show other items.

KPS

As promised here is the Build Card details which confirms that the car is RHD, Seven Passenger, 6 wire wheels, leather trims, manufactured in April, 1932 and shipped to Madras in May, 1932.

The car was registered in India in March 1933 as per the RC Details, hence wonder how many months it took to reach Indian shores?

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Gangster and his machine!
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Kids from home posing with the car!
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Gangster and his machine!
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Kids from home posing with the car!
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If the gangster wants to make some real money, he ought to look much meaner.

Great car though! Any idea of the first owner ?

Also found this:

http://www.ply33.com/Models/PB/

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