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Old 30th October 2010, 09:40   #3421
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Saw this FIAT at santacruz
Thank god this FIAT is not rusting in pieces. May be resting in peace.
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Old 30th October 2010, 10:14   #3422
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I recollect this car. It is in Very Very Bad shape.
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Old 30th October 2010, 19:42   #3423
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Wow, nice find Iqbal ji ! Where at Santa cruz ?
This is probably a 1959 Select with a Super Select grille.
Ravi ji actually it is in a building in a lane near Tiwari Mithaiwla,, at juhu and the name of the building is DAFFODILS.The car is in a total mess and not even washed for ages.but tyres were not deflated and all windows and glasses were rolled up , in short the car was locked . I dont know whom it belongs to.
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Old 30th October 2010, 23:24   #3424
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Here is a FIAT from my archives
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Old 31st October 2010, 14:13   #3425
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Here is a FIAT from my archives
Is that a Balilla ? Poor thing looks completely wasted.
A similar car is going into the ground slowwwwly in south Mumbai.
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Old 31st October 2010, 14:45   #3426
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Is that a Balilla ? Poor thing looks completely wasted.
A similar car is going into the ground slowwwwly in south Mumbai.
Are you referring to a green/black soft-top tourer in South Mumbai?
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Old 31st October 2010, 16:41   #3427
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Here is a FIAT from my archives
I remember seeing a very good example of this car in the movie Godfather (the original). Al Pacino was in Italy when this kinda Fiat was shown.
It is a Fiat 508 Balila (1932-37).
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A well kept example (source Google images)

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Old 31st October 2010, 16:49   #3428
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Are you referring to a green/black soft-top tourer in South Mumbai?
Yep, the same one. She was done up very well some years back, but now languishes sadly in a basement..
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ravi Is this the car that is near Parsi General Hospital??
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Old 1st November 2010, 10:34   #3430
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Here is a FIAT from my archives
I would have bought this car just for the luggage carrier

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ravi Is this the car that is near Parsi General Hospital??
It is just off Peddar Road, registration is of old Madras series.

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I would have bought this car just for the luggage carrier



It is just off Peddar Road, registration is of old Madras series.

Cheers harit
I know of a car disintegrating near Mount Unique. Is this the same?
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Here are a pair of great pictures that fellow member President came across online, but cannot recall where exactly.

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They show a '47 (?) Chevrolet Bus/Woody slowly decaying, though as yet remarkably intact (for a van). Has anyone seen this before?
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Here are a pair of great pictures that fellow member President came across online, but cannot recall where exactly.

They show a '47 (?) Chevrolet Bus/Woody slowly decaying, though as yet remarkably intact (for a van). Has anyone seen this before?
What a pity that such a rare and complete vehicle should suffer such a fate!

I hope someone rescues this soon!
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Old 1st November 2010, 19:11   #3434
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[quote=harit;2125449]I would have bought this car just for the luggage carrier

Harit ,

It ia not a luggage carrier - it is an elephant howdah . Presumably it gives a grander look to a small car
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Old 1st November 2010, 20:27   #3435
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Chauhan sir is the above mentioned Balila in Lucknow itself. Seems like its parked in someone's house.
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