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Old 28th February 2010, 22:04   #481
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I'm Going Senti-"mental" seeing these beemers. Why do people commit such cruel Acitvities?. I'm Dying seeing this.
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Old 28th February 2010, 22:41   #482
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Aah..I remember one more black 3 series 2 door going down behind tall grass at a property in Dehradun, Sorry no pics.
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I was offered the car for 1.75 before i saw it was junk. I returned without making any offer because the guy showing me the car had a huge attitude as if he was doing me a favour. I politely told him that had he informed me about the sad condition of the car i would have not wasted my and his time.
A day later the price came down to 1.25 and a few days later to 100K. I didnt think she was worth it even then. i just told him i was not interested in junk. He never called after that nor has the car moved an inch since then.

It is really very very expensive doing up an odd BMW classic. Even abroad, the parts are not cheap.
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Old 28th February 2010, 23:09   #484
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Had posted this elsewhere very recently, but can't find the thread. Anyway, location is Kala Ghoda. Pains me to see it this way.

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Old 28th February 2010, 23:29   #485
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Heres a link to your post. Its in the Rust in Pieces thread.

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/1746900-post2858.html


Mods kindly delete the above post from here as this same post exists in another thread.
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Old 28th February 2010, 23:37   #486
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Heres a link to your post. Its in the Rust in Pieces thread.

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/1746900-post2858.html
Thanks Gogiji. I guess it's more appropriate in this thread than in that one.
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The 7 could make a great parts car surprised all parts are in place what with chor bazar so close by and nothing has been nicked as yet!
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That is a pathetic sight. Just imagine the glorious days when it was imported and now lying as a canvas for local blokes armed with spray paints
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I cannot understand one thing, why do the owners of this magnificent cars import the car if they cannot handle them and also if they dont need it then why dont they sell it off instead of letting it rot(or atleast give it to a poor chap like me, I wouldn't mind )
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richie most likely car has changed million owners since import and last couple were either not able to really afford upkeep of such a car (read wanna's/posers) which is when you typically see them abandoned as even if the car was still with the original importer it would either be fixed and run for sentimental value or disposed of to a breaker who would at least give some junk value for parts and not leave it on the road like uncivilised riff raff
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I cannot understand one thing, why do the owners of this magnificent cars import the car if they cannot handle them
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last couple were either not able to really afford upkeep of such a car
Not only the money, but also time. Old cars need a lot of attention in keeping things going. And when they need repair, you need to spend time in sourcing parts + finding a good independent mechanic. Some people with busy work schedules simply cant afford the time!

I am thinking of a classic Merc, but the only reason I am hesitating is due to this factor. As things stand today, my Jeep takes up a substantial amount of my automotive hours.
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Old 17th March 2010, 21:39   #492
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Default import catching dust...Literally!

This is a Nissan Teana belonging to a famous casino here in Goa which has sadly lost its charm...
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very sad to see such a relatively new car in this pathetic condition
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Spotted a Yellow colored VW Beetle, Ginger Vouge & Chevy around Hyderabad. Will get the pics this weekend.
Hi Nikhil
Where did you see the Yellow VW Beetle, I would be very much interested.
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Muzzammil, I saw this at Nagole. Enroute from Kothapet to Nagole, there is a auto garage near Mohan Nagar, I saw this there a couple of days back. Its there in his garage. Hope he still has it. I have seen it a couple of times there.

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Spotted a Yellow colored VW Beetle, Ginger Vouge & Chevy around Hyderabad. Will get the pics this weekend.
LOL, I was reading my own post and saw a typographical error. It isin't Ginger but Singer.

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