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Old 19th April 2015, 12:51   #4816
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Where is this workshop? The 1995 C Class Benz is interesting.
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Where is this workshop? The 1995 C Class Benz is interesting.
Its near Columbia Asia hospital; the road which heads towards the LIC building. The garage is on the left.
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Not sure if this deserves to be here. For starters, its fibre glass, so it can't really 'rust in piece'. And then, I'm not sure if it is, or will ever be a 'classic'.
So, Karl, pls do the needful.



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( spotted this Dolphin(?) along the Bangalore-Mysore road; near Channapatna probably).
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Not sure if this deserves to be here. For starters, its fibre glass, so it can't really 'rust in piece'. And then, I'm not sure if it is, or will ever be a 'classic'.
So, Karl, pls do the needful.

( spotted this Dolphin(?) along the Bangalore-Mysore road; near Channapatna probably).
Dunno what Karl decides, but surely we can accommodate one "corrode in piece" car on the thread?
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Not sure if this deserves to be here. For starters, its fibre glass, so it can't really 'rust in piece'. And then, I'm not sure if it is, or will ever be a 'classic'.
So, Karl, pls do the needful. .
This is the Sipani Dolphin (two door), the best out of all jewels the company created over the years. A very nice car and worth restoring if it had everything.
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A Standard Pennant spotted at Mysore.


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A person there said that the owner has rejected many a lucrative offer and intends to donate the car to the Dharmasthala museum. There may yet be hope for this Standard.

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A Standard Pennant spotted at Mysore.

A person there said that the owner has rejected many a lucrative offer and intends to donate the car to the Dharmasthala museum. There may yet be hope for this Standard.
Well he better do that soon! Else it may not be possible to take in one piece to the museum anymore!
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Are the tail lights OE? Image search seems to suggest that the Pennant had Mark 1/2 Amby-ish twin pod tail lights.
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Spotted at the parking lot of a popular hotel at Mysore.


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Are the tail lights OE? Image search seems to suggest that the Pennant had Mark 1/2 Amby-ish twin pod tail lights.
The lenses certainly aren't. This is what the original tail lenses looked like:

http://www.simoncars.co.uk/standard/...ant%20rear.jpg

http://www.standardmotorclub.org.uk/...c37c_05_06.jpg
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The lenses certainly aren't. This is what the original tail lenses looked like:

http://www.simoncars.co.uk/standard/...ant%20rear.jpg

http://www.standardmotorclub.org.uk/...c37c_05_06.jpg
Yes! This was what I meant when I said Amby-ish twin pod lights!
Were the ones I spotted an accessory, perchance?
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Were the ones I spotted an accessory, perchance?
I doubt that too. They're some kind of custom-fit alteration.
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I doubt that too. They're some kind of custom-fit alteration.
Oh! I thought they looked too neat, what with the hump at the centre, to be a jugaad. But what do I know..?
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Ouch! Sorry Stanher!

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A couple of Willys..

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Spotted this Montana at a garage off the Bangalore-Mysore highway, somewhere near Ramnagar.


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