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Old 7th December 2009, 12:43   #2581
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Anjan its a Merc is it? Poor thing doors are falling off. Here is my contribution to the sad sagas. Owners please wakeup.
Did you get any pictures of the morris 8 tourer next to it's big Sister?
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Which is the car next to the Baby Hindustan in your picture?
Its not Baby Hindustan its Hindustan 14.
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Yes Jai, its indeed a Hindustan 14. Thanks for correcting. Chanu, where is this garage?
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Yes Jai, its indeed a Hindustan 14. Thanks for correcting. Chanu, where is this garage?
It's in Hyderabad, the part of town what is known as the "old city", just opposite to the rear entrance of the Mahatma Gandhi bus station.

The guy used to have an Austin 10 or 12 saloon too, in reasonably original condition, and a Fiat 500C that wasn't too original when I first met him 3 years ago. Someone else did post pics. of the Morris 8 tourer and red/black saloon next to the 14, I think in this thread itself, earlier.

He also has a WW2 BSA 'girder fork' bike, that is a regular at the local rallies.
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Thanks Anjan. I magine one in Silver colour with loads of chrome.

There was one movie in telugu named MALLESHWARI starring Katrina Kaif and Venkatesh in that movie they blew off the similar kind of car. Don't understand why do these movie makers are back of these vintage/classic cars.

Yes the one next to the tourer is a Hindustan, I will get some more pictures of the morris 8 when I visit the garage next time. This guy is famous for his Austin which he inherited from his grandfather and is regular in Hyderabad rallies. He has also got a BSA M20. Its Original except the tail lamp etc. I will post pics of all in my next trip.
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Some good cars dying their natural death

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Where are these cars ? The Merc's going into the ground, but the Golf looks very salvageable ! The Padmini seems an aborted attempt at Roddin' !!
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Where are these cars ? The Merc's going into the ground, but the Golf looks very salvageable ! The Padmini seems an aborted attempt at Roddin' !!
All these cars are in a garage near my house. When manish and me went near the Merc, the mechanic in charge immediately comes and asks us "Kya saab, gadi hona so? acha gadi hai so".. That Merc is rusted badly inside too...
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Where are these cars ? The Merc's going into the ground, but the Golf looks very salvageable ! The Padmini seems an aborted attempt at Roddin' !!
Found this car in the porch of a "Bhoot Bunglow" in the Busy St. Marks road. I think it is a Hillman. In a very very sorry state, same as the Bunglow. Could any knowledgable BHpian identify the Car?
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Yes Sudharma, its indeed a Hillman Minx looks like a phase 5, may be around 1950 - 52. Where exactly is this, I have one of these, and needed those bootlid hinges and ratchets (if they are still there inside). Also a few other things, which I guess I can salvage..
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Now that is such an interesting picture.

A crumbling mansion with an equally neglected car parked in the porch....gives on the impression that aliens had abducted the owners!!

I can almost see that "bhoot" in the background shreiking with laughter.
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Found this car in the porch of a "Bhoot Bunglow" in the Busy St. Marks road. I think it is a Hillman. In a very very sorry state, same as the Bunglow. Could any knowledgable BHpian identify the Car?
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Now that is such an interesting picture.

A crumbling mansion with an equally neglected car parked in the porch....gives on the impression that aliens had abducted the owners!!

I can almost see that "bhoot" in the background shreiking with laughter.
This car (and the story behind it) has been discussed extensively on the forum earlier, just do a search.

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/858043-post1297.html

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/vintag...ml#post1546721 (Rust In Pieces... Pics of Disintegrating Classic & Vintage Cars)
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I had been there about an hour ago. Almost feels very much like what wasif says about the bhoot in the background. Tried to do some asking around, in the neighboring petrol bunk-turned-used car dealer and few roadside vendors, and they all said the same story - of the murder, and some also said there is indeed a bhoot that people including himself has seen dancing at night.

But the car is actually quite complete. Lots of even exterior body parts intact - a testimony to the beliefs of people around! Or else I would expect them to have landed at Shivajinagar gujri long ago. It still has the original horn push, side "minx" badge etc. Wish I could get some of these parts.
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It's in Hyderabad, the part of town what is known as the "old city", just opposite to the rear entrance of the Mahatma Gandhi bus station.

The guy used to have an Austin 10 or 12 saloon too, in reasonably original condition, and a Fiat 500C that wasn't too original.....
@Stanher, I was speaking to Hillram regarding the same thing yesterday.
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Found this car in the porch of a "Bhoot Bunglow" in the Busy St. Marks road. I think it is a Hillman. In a very very sorry state, same as the Bunglow. Could any knowledgable BHpian identify the Car?
Feel sorry for the booth bunglow
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