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Old 27th December 2009, 14:47   #2626
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what about number 19 isn't that a caddy?does it have the engine and transmission?
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what about number 19 isn't that a caddy?does it have the engine and transmission?
I will go to the rusting cars field once again and give you better info about each car.
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I will go to the rusting cars field once again and give you better info about each car.

Please do so and get some mofre detailed pics of each car and may be you could start a new thread of this yard other wise the pics mught get lost somewhere at the back.
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Let me take a swing at identifying the cars posted, open to corrections ! numbering is as per the picture mumbers.

1. Morris or Hindustan 1000
2. White sedan is a Renault the maroon wagon looks like a Crossley or could be a Renault too.
5 Not sure about the wagon but ahead looks like a Chevy or a Caddy
9 Looks like a Fiat
13 Citroen
14 Adler Trumf Junior and behind it is a Austin 7 Ruby Sedan
16 Mercedes
18 Mercedes
19 A GM car possibley a Chevy Fleetmaster or a Pontiac or Cadillac
20 No idea
24 & 25 is a Humber Snipe
26 is a Hullman Minx
27 shows two Willys Station wagons.
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Let me take a swing at identifying the cars posted, open to corrections ! numbering is as per the picture mumbers.

1. Morris or Hindustan 1000
2. White sedan is a Renault the maroon wagon looks like a Crossley or could be a Renault too.
5 Not sure about the wagon but ahead looks like a Chevy or a Caddy
9 Looks like a Fiat
13 Citroen
14 Adler Trumf Junior and behind it is a Austin 7 Ruby Sedan
16 Mercedes
18 Mercedes
19 A GM car possibley a Chevy Fleetmaster or a Pontiac or Cadillac
20 No idea
24 & 25 is a Humber Snipe
26 is a Hullman Minx
27 shows two Willys Station wagons.
My take after checking this post:
1) Could also be a Wolseley
2) White is a Renault 4CV rearengined car, station wagon is definitely a Crossley. A rare survivor, but they were there in India
5) The wagon is the DeSoto which probably came from Mysore, was shown before on some thread. The car before that is a 1947/48 Oldsmobile.
9) Cannot make out, not many clues.
13) Is a Citroen 2CV transporter.
14) Definitely Adler Trumpf Jr., did you see another 2CV behind apart from the Austin?
16) Merc 108, probably ex Mumbai with pending tax discussed earlier
19) Oldsmobile
20) Could be a Fiat Balilla, but not sure
Could KPS be so kind and verify for us?

Cheers harit
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Old 27th December 2009, 18:30   #2631
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Oh its a rare car! Having Fiat lights on this car, I doubt if the engine is intact... I will find out if any cars are for sale.

Can you post a pic of 220S?
Here's a pic from South Africa havent seen a car in India in a long long time. But basically check for a longer bonnet and spear light holes on top of the fender. If the steering is good I need it!
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The much talked about car seems to be 1948 Crosley Station Wagon.

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More info can be had from the club.

Details on Crosley CC Models 1946 - 1948

Crosleys When They Were Just Odd

And another interesting site on crosley

A Picture Review of the Crosley and the King Midget

& Crosley Cars - Pictures of Cars
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Old 27th December 2009, 18:55   #2633
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I was checking some old newspapers when saw the advertisement of 1959 benz 219 petrol for sale in 4-8-2004.I had called him then,the guy was asking something like one lakh or so.He had said it was a blue car and had a white ivory steering, and original dash etc.I tried the number today does not exist says the automated tone.guys any one knows is it still around?
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Great discovery done by arun1000-thanks for the enlightenment.Maybe many BHPians knew these cars are there, but arun has documented these quite well through pictures.
Most of the cars are identified by my fellow BHPians.
I would like to add that no 1 is a late 1940's till very early 1950's Wolseley 6/80 (harit has identified it correctly). The 6/80 had a six cyl in line 2215 cc engine that gave a 72bhp output with twin SU carbs and a four speed gearbox (which used a column change) !The longer bonnet as compared to the Hindustan 14 (Morris MO Series) its sibling shows that it housed a six cyl engine.
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And picture 19 is a late 1940's Oldsmobile- a beautiful example can be viewed in the Nath Collection (Ahmedabad) thread here.
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Old 27th December 2009, 22:57   #2635
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Yes first car looks like Wolseley, there were also two Hillmans one blue colour is 1948 and grey blue 50's, one black Austin Ruby, Morris etc.
Hope all these beauties restored soon.

In Hyd, Sudhakar has similar Wolseley off white colour.
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I was checking some old newspapers when saw the advertisement of 1959 benz 219 petrol for sale in 4-8-2004.I had called him then,the guy was asking something like one lakh or so.He had said it was a blue car and had a white ivory steering, and original dash etc.I tried the number today does not exist says the automated tone.guys any one knows is it still around?
Where was the car located? It most probably exists incognito in some place. Its unlikely a car like a 219 would have been scrapped post 2004.
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Photo # 21 is Desoto station wagon and the two Willys station wagons were offered for sale some time ago.
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Pic 26 shows a Wolseley 16/60. This car used to belong to some friends of ours and was imported from Tanzania. Sadly the parents died and the children are abroad
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1. Morris or Hindustan 1000
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1) Could also be a Wolseley
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would like to add that no 1 is a late 1940's till very early 1950's Wolseley 6/80 (harit has identified it correctly).
It indeed is a Wolseley. Incidentally, Ravi (Superselect's) father had one, so did Behram Dhabhar, years ago.

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Pic 26 shows a Wolseley 16/60. This car used to belong to some friends of ours and was imported from Tanzania. Sadly the parents died and the children are abroad
You mean Pic. 26 in arun' pics?? But that's a Hillman Minx! Wolseley is in the very first pic. he posted.
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Since I am involved in this garage, I would like to clear a few things. Most of the cars have come to the garage in the current conditions largly because most people would have never even allowed such cars to enter their workshop in the first place given the conditions. Lot of cars have missing parts/engine etc. Some of the owners wanted to start the project, dump the cars here and then disappeared! Some have just sent the car there and we have to guess who has sent it!

It is easy for one to make a judgment sitting on a high horse but our family has known Mr. Sripathy for more than 30 years and we have the highest regard for him. His genius was witnessed in the ground up restoration of the 1903-4 Renault now in Dharmastala. He is the main advisor to the Dharmastala Garage and even the Dharmaadhikari has high regard for Mr. Sripathy. Let us not fault him as he works with very limited resources. He is doing a great job on my Plymouth.

Having said the above, on the cars
1) Yes the Wolseley 6/80 belongs to my dad. The car was in TN and has a lot of missing parts. The dash was found last week in another town in TN!
2) The Renault, Crossley and the Olds (pic 19) belongs to Sripathy himself.
3) Picture 14 is a DKW - 2 stroke engine, not for sale
4) The Photon is to be scrapped it was bought to salvage parts
5) The (Pic 16)Merc 250 SS (no engine), is for sale. The current owner is a broker from out of town.
6) Picture 9 is an Austin Clifton
7) Picture 13 is a 2CV transporter
8) Picture 20 is a Y model Ford
9) Picture 24 & 25 is a 1949 Hillman
10) Desoto wagon was sent for scrapping by a friend
11) Pic 27 & 28 are Willy's 2 wheel and 4 wheel purchased from a Govt Auction last month. These are for sale.
12) Pic 18 is a 220 SS has a engine, not sure if it is for sale

Thanks and hopefully we will not have any more personal attacks on any one person. Appreciate restraint.

Cheers

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