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Old 5th December 2008, 14:19   #1756
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Tell the guy to bury himself..with the car for that matter!!"
Haha! This doesnt sound like gogi's quote, rather more like your father's quote! Like papa like dikra!
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Old 10th December 2008, 15:31   #1757
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A very nice and complete Fiat Super select which was brought down to a scrapyard here,the only things missing are the meters and the wheelcaps! I spotted the car near that area on a sunday, and when i managed to contact the guy on monday, the car had been scrapped!!

I can even see the original(?) seat covers on this car. wonder why they scrapped it though!! really heartbreaking to see good cars being scrapped!
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Damn thats sad, I believe this car could have atleast be used as a donor car for some other restoration.
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Old 10th December 2008, 16:24   #1759
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A very nice and complete Fiat Super select which was brought down to a scrapyard here,the only things missing are the meters and the wheelcaps!
Actually, it looks like a select.
And there are quite a few more items missing- mainly the side & bonnet trims, no trims under the windscreens, plus the tail-lights and no.plate lights as well. But still definitely restorable. Pity!

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I can even see the original(?) seat covers on this car. wonder why they scrapped it though!!
I doubt the seat covers are original. But nice touch!
Are the seats still around??

And you're the second person I've met on this forum who actually wonders why they scrap cars like these, regardless of the condition!

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Old 10th December 2008, 16:38   #1760
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I can even see the original(?) seat covers on this car. wonder why they scrapped it though!! really heartbreaking to see good cars being scrapped!
Another very neat restorable car gone. Sigh.

Can any of the parts be salvaged? Grille, bumpers, handles, badges etc. Amol is desperately looking for outer aluminium handles.

The seat covers definitely aren't original, but a very cool period touch.
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Old 10th December 2008, 16:56   #1761
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Unhappy Spotted within Jayamanahal Palace Bangalore

I spotted this rusting beauty within the grounds of the Jayamahal Palace Hotel in Bangalore. On the dirt track leading to the HP gas dealer (explains were I was coming from) inside the hotel compound (Opposite to the North Side entrance of the Bangalore Cantonment Station).

Any idea which one it is/was?

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Old 10th December 2008, 17:23   #1762
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I spotted this rusting beauty within the grounds of the Jayamahal Palace Hotel in Bangalore. On the dirt track leading to the HP gas dealer (explains were I was coming from) inside the hotel compound (Opposite to the North Side entrance of the Bangalore Cantonment Station).

Any idea which one it is/was?
Appears to be a 49 DeSoto wagon. Any brave soul want to take up this project?
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Old 10th December 2008, 17:51   #1763
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Appears to be a 49 DeSoto wagon. Any brave soul want to take up this project?
Me me me!! Who wants to $pon$or me??!!

Btw, what's with that driver's door handle? 'doesnt look original to me.
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Can any of the parts be salvaged? Grille, bumpers, handles, badges etc. Amol is desperately looking for outer aluminium handles.
Karlji please do not forget your other friends, who are also looking for interior and exterior aluminium handles
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A very nice and complete Fiat Super select which was brought down to a scrapyard here,the only things missing are the meters and the wheelcaps! I spotted the car near that area on a sunday, and when i managed to contact the guy on monday, the car had been scrapped!!

I can even see the original(?) seat covers on this car. wonder why they scrapped it though!! really heartbreaking to see good cars being scrapped!
Reminds me of how 3112 was when we bought it!!...The White color, the Black Bumpers!!!...
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JayD shocked to know that the Fiat KLQ 3142 is scrapped.At such times one feels helpless.
thats right Karl this is a DeSoto Suburban Station Wagon of 1949-50. Here is a woody, 4 door clean example of this car from 1950.Its a 112 bhp, 236.6 cu. in., L-head in-line 6-cylinder, three-speed semi-automatic transmission, coil spring independent front suspension, semi-elliptic rear leaf springs with live rear axle, four-wheel hydraulic drum brakes.Gorgeous looks with the gleaming chrome-work.

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A very nice and complete Fiat Super select which was brought down to a scrapyard here,the only things missing are the meters and the wheelcaps! I spotted the car near that area on a sunday, and when i managed to contact the guy on monday, the car had been scrapped!!

I can even see the original(?) seat covers on this car. wonder why they scrapped it though!! really heartbreaking to see good cars being scrapped!
Buddy, that grille looks beautiful, one of the best I've seen. Any chance of getting it ? Someone could use it, if not on a car, I would definitely hang it in my room.
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[quote=Stanher;1087303]Actually, it looks like a select.
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Oops! My bad! I edited it right after i posted it, but guess it didn't get done!

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And you're the second person I've met on this forum who actually wonders why they scrap cars like these, regardless of the condition!
great minds think alike eh??

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Another very neat restorable car gone. Sigh.

Can any of the parts be salvaged? Grille, bumpers, handles, badges etc. Amol is desperately looking for outer aluminium handles.
The pic was taken some time back, will go there tomorrow and see if anything is left of the car!
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Old 11th December 2008, 11:01   #1769
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It is a 1958 millicento not a select/superselect as per RTO records



[quote=JayD;1087984][quote=Stanher;1087303]Actually, it looks like a select.
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Oops! My bad! I edited it right after i posted it, but guess it didn't get done!



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The pic was taken some time back, will go there tomorrow and see if anything is left of the car!
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Okie guys, here's one more for the fiat lovers. A nice '55 rusting away, the car seems restorable to me. The guy said its not for sale, but was thinking about contacting the owner directly. Is it worth it guys??
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