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Old 15th April 2004, 22:51   #31
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Quote[/b] (v12 @ April 15 2004,11:49)]Also there was another convertible which was gonna be launched in India. The De La Chapelle Roadster. Anyone heard of it???
De La Chapelle? Is it a French car? There was a by that name made in France. The last I heard of them was in 1990. They had made a replica of a Type 55 Bugatti. It had a 2L and 2.5L 6cyl engine producing 130bhp and 170bhp respectively.

I don't think I've heard anything about this new De La Chapelle roadster.
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Coming back to the San Storm, Dippy, I think I should have come along when you called me. Over the years I've extracted whaever performance I could from a Mark 3 Amby. I can safely say that I'm pretty experienced with "difficult" cars. I'd love to rip the the San....er... Storm? Is it fit enough to share a name with one of my favourite supercars??? No freakin' way!!! Get off San! Leave the Storm name where it belongs - with Lister.
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Storm! naaaa...just a little wind from the backside
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Every1 loves the cam Dippy
I noticed that the pics at the speedrun were also awesome...even with the moving cars the pics were clear. Out here (RI,USA) the light is so crap...actually scratch that...there is no sunshine.....so all the pics i take are blurred
but summer is comming soon so there is hope.

Great to see team BHP members racking up test drives with pictures and all! superb..think about it. We should have our own "Test Drive & Driving Impressions" section for indian cars!! would be a huge unbiased / varied-veiwpoint archive!

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DRIVE A MIATA!!!
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hey adil, did you read about the dude who put a Mustang V8 in his Miata...was a neat fit, and I don't think I have to elaborate on the performance he got from it! 350Hp where there was 160 originally....hmmmmm
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V8 in that small Miata hood
Where??When??Who??How??
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read it in a Motor Trend mag few years ago. It fits, quite nicely apparently. After that there have been a few more ppl who did the shoehorning. I found this guy from the UK who's put a rover V8 in it...makes for interesting reading.. V8 miata
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hey rtech
it seems like u r intrested in putting this engine in strom!!!! right???
and want to buy one??

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HOLY MOTHER OF AUTOMOTIVE GODS!!! A V8 in a Miata? And it doesnt even look like the chassis/body has been extended to accomodate that big block.

What is the size of this V8? Looks like atleast a 4 liter to me.

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How in the world was this V8 fitted into the Miata. But since the picture is there we know its possible. Any other details on the engine?
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I had a talk with Revvmaster last nite, and after hearing my opinion on the car he asked me what I would choose between an Indica and the San Storm. My answer? The Indica. Next was between the Ambassador and the San Storm. Guesses? The Ambassador. If there is a worthy contender to the title of the worst car in India, team-bhpians....the San Storm is it!

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How can you choose between the Ambassador and the San Storm? Over and above don't you know I'm tooooo emotional about Amby.
Holy shit!! That's a San Storm!?? And 87 of them floating In Bombay?
Regards. See you next week.
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How can you choose between the Ambassador and the San Storm? Over and above don't you know I'm tooooo emotional about Amby.
Oops, my apologies

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i did go and see one of these san. dealer was askin 285000 rs.
car had done 10000km only. was in good shape, but the lights were not the way the yellow one looked. they were diff. like indicas these yellow ones look like corsas.
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