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Old 26th September 2007, 13:47   #616
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Lemme guess, the merc coupe is one of them??. Hasn't gogi been to this place? i'm sure he'd faint from depression!!
yes Jayd i got one w123 coupe now the 115 coupe. the fintail, the fiat, impala. four cars that i am eyeing here.
dont know where Gogi bhai is he will deffinately go into depression seeing both the mercedes. that is why i have not msged or pmed him .
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Ah! i see some light at the end of the tunnel for these cars!! (hope the owner sells them though)




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he will deffinately go into depression seeing both the mercedes. that is why i have not msged or pmed him .
Yeah Right!!! (just kiddin!!)
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Ah! i see some light at the end of the tunnel for these cars!! (hope the owner sells them though)
Jayd the cars would not be restored to originality as they dont have most of the parts almost 99.9% missing. what you have is only a body shell.
the cars would be auctioned off as they are seized cars and in the dump grounds.
if i do manage to get the coupe only i would be happy then you would see a modern beast in an old body .

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Old 26th September 2007, 14:14   #619
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yes Jayd i got one w123 coupe now the 115 coupe. the fintail, the fiat, impala. four cars that i am eyeing here.
dont know where Gogi bhai is he will deffinately go into depression seeing both the mercedes. that is why i have not msged or pmed him .
true specially after seeing the coupe
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Old 26th September 2007, 16:41   #620
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Nice one Farhan. The picture has to be atleast 7 - 10 years old because the new ferry boats in Goa have to sport a Red and Green light on the roof to indicate Port and Starboard side. But wonder where this one was taken. Possibly when the Mandovi bridge had collapsed.
Moral, Farhan has sighted it as circa 1955, so make that 50 years old.
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the third car that made me cry. mercedes coupe.



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Lemme guess, the merc coupe is one of them??. Hasn't gogi been to this place? i'm sure he'd faint from depression!!
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true specially after seeing the coupe
Still depressed guys. Thanks for the pics. I WANT TO KILL THE OWNER AND THE GUY WHO HAS LEFT THE CAR IN THIS SHAPE
Speedy if your'e getting that coupe then Im gonna help restore her
If not then please pick it up for me and I will gladly bring her back to life, whatever shape shes in.

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gogi sir ,do you really feel it can be restored ,or its your emotions?

well i am not a restorer but from the look of the rest of the car and the fact that it has sunk in mud i have a bad feeling its chassis might have disappeared

but then again it would be great if you can restore it,these coupes are not common mercs,nor project the image of a normal merc owner these are much more special
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gogi sir ,do you really feel it can be restored ,or its your emotions?
Both AMATMO Both. Just get me this car and come back after around 16-18 months.

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well i am not a restorer but from the look of the rest of the car and the fact that it has sunk in mud i have a bad feeling its chassis might have disappeared
Nope the chasis might be quite badly rusted but its definately not not disintegrated, if thats what you mean

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but then again it would be great if you can restore it,these coupes are not common mercs,nor project the image of a normal merc owner these are much more special
Yes it would wouldn't it? I know these are not common mercs and ive let two get by in the last few years. It will take a lot of time and dedication. Time i can remove, dedication i already have, loads of it. Besides that I have a friend who bought the last one I refused to buy and he has restoerd it to mint condition. Also I can source a lot of parts for this. I know if it does come my way ill have to spend a lot of money (which alternatively i can use for getting other cars) but then one has to make a choice. I've made mine. The actual cost of the car lookng at it would be scrap value or better worse than that as all garnishes etc are missing. I am ready to take it even if it is missing the drive-train. The cost o frestoring her will be far far more than what it would take to buy a ready car like that but then I am a fool for these things and am not looking out for cars to sell. My Fiat is an example. It has already cost me an arm and a leg, maybe four times what i would pay fro a ready fiat. These projects are love labours and cannot be valued in monetory terms (though one has to draw the line at some place)
Im so enamoured by this coupe that i will offer any assistance to anyone else who buys and restores her.
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Im so enamoured by this coupe that i will offer any assistance to anyone else who buys and restores her.

Err... what about one poor chap tryin to get a 115/190D???
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Both AMATMO Both. Just get me this car and come back after around 16-18 months.
Im so enamoured by this coupe that i will offer any assistance to anyone else who buys and restores her.
I meant if anyone else buys the car i will help. never said id help to buy the car as i dont know who owns it.

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Err... what about one poor chap tryin to get a 115/190D???
Ill keep a lookout for you. I have someone trying to sell a 115 220D, 1975. price is not to my liking.
What happened about the guy's collection you had posted?
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Gogi, i've sent u some pix..
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gogi bhai i am picking up the coupe come what may and at any cost. we can restore it together. you an call it yours as the same as all my other cars. i have mever heard of an older brother calling the younger brothers car as differnent
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gogi bhai i am picking up the coupe come what may and at any cost. we can restore it together. you an call it yours as the same as all my other cars. i have mever heard of an older brother calling the younger brothers car as differnent
all the best you guys ,i hope you get to own it
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Gogi, i've sent u some pix..
Not received any mail JayD. Try again. Have PMed you my email id once more.

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gogi bhai i am picking up the coupe come what may and at any cost. we can restore it together. you an call it yours as the same as all my other cars. i have mever heard of an older brother calling the younger brothers car as differnent
Great news! At last its going to see the light of the day. No problem who owns the car. Its all about making sure such a beauty doesn't rot to dust.
I know you have a very well organised and adept restoration place but please do let me know if I can in any way I can get involved in the project to help you out. I know i can call it my car brother. Its the same thing if its with you or me.
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Great news! At last its going to see the light of the day. No problem who owns the car. Its all about making sure such a beauty doesn't rot to dust.
I know you have a very well organised and adept restoration place but please do let me know if I can in any way I can get involved in the project to help you out. I know i can call it my car brother. Its the same thing if its with you or me.
i am trying for both the mercedes, fiat 124 now a spider and the impala. lets see what happens as they will be auctioned. i just hope i am in delhi at that time. have informed my people here to follow up as well.
bhai i would need all the help as the car is just a shell as of now. i wonder how many 115's i would have to break to make this one
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