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Old 11th February 2012, 10:15   #856
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True, its a Plymouth Savoy.The colour is not period -should have been a two tone like steel grey/tomato red/dark green and white and so on that used to be the original shades of this car.
Shyam, true these were spoiled by the Perkins engines. Many were scrapped and also our "filmwallahs" annihilated many of these cars after the petrol prices shot up in 1973.The resale values were down and thus these cars became soft targets.
Very few old American cars survive as compared to the European imports.
Lastly, I guess this is Haritji's own car getting a good restoration job done!
OK, I had my fun. Felt that tbhp vintage section was really slowing down, and so named a Dodge as Plymouth, really makes no difference to me. And then many became critically observant.
But I must set one thing straight. This is NOT my car, and I have never indicated/implied so.

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The workshop is impressive. Hats off to whoever has entrusted this Dodge to a neat and clean garage. Harit, is this in Bombay? Will we see this car at the next rally? wherever and whenever?Colours are always the owners choice,but the fit and finish looks very nice.

Sorry for the back to back posts, but meant PLYMOUTH and typed Dodge. Rare to see an intact horn ring on these models. V16, are you serious? these cars are still available with not many takers. Prices of course are quite imaginative.I was recently offered one but was not interested.

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Sorry for the back to back posts, but meant PLYMOUTH and typed Dodge. Rare to see an intact horn ring on these models. V16, are you serious? these cars are still available with not many takers. Prices of course are quite imaginative.I was recently offered one but was not interested.
Dead serious Bulldogji sir!!: But alas i am not flushed with funds to pay imaginative prices. Of course i would be more than glad to pick one of a similar vintage and fulfil my dream o fthe price was reasonably attractive,. If they are not so much for the picking then i guess the prices would be opretty reasonable, shouldnt they be?.

By the way anyone remember the Shashi Kapoor film "Kalyug"? Raj Babbar used to travel in the exact car of my dreams in the movie. A white, pristine winged beauty. I have a thing for winged cars thats why my Heckflosse is one of my favourites. The movie almost bought my dreams on celluloid and ever since im looking out for one, clean, "CHEAP" example.
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OK, I had my fun. Felt that tbhp vintage section was really slowing down, and so named a Dodge as Plymouth, really makes no difference to me. And then many became critically observant.
But I must set one thing straight. This is NOT my car, and I have never indicated/implied so.

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Harit, knowingly I just put a wild guess saying its your car. I know that you would have gone for the original colour scheme for the Dodge and not this golden shade.
But these few posts have done some expected awakening for the sleepy V &C section, I fully agree.
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I spotted these two at Carz, Mumbai Road, Hyderabad.

The first one was an Austin 7 I was told which was undergoing restoration, but it doesn't seem like it.
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The one in the second picture is an Austin A40.

The car in the first picture is too large to be an Austin 7. It looks like an early to late twenties British or American car, a larger Austin or Humber maybe ??

Get some better picture sof the engine and the dash.

There is a car to be seen on the rear right of the big car in the first picture which looks more like an Austin 7

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Ok guys, a friend took me a to a spot where he had spotted an old car which he wanted. Here is what I got to see there:
Hi iraghava,

Nice to meet you. Any idea if these Jag's are offered for sale?.

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I just love these six cyl boats. Its been my dream to own one, get it in mint condition (i wonder how since Maulana has passed away and his stuff auctioned off) and paint it white with white leather seats & black piping. Also an Air conditioner and yes, thick white walls. If someone knows of a cheap example somewhere pls let me know

I mean it!!
Gogidada, there is one closer than you think always available to you.
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Gogidada, there is one closer than you think always available to you.
Of course. Thanks Ameet. Lets restore it...chalo chalo!!
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Can someone guess the car beside GTC?!
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Can someone guess the car beside GTC?!
Morris minor convertible
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Morris minor convertible
Thanks mate!
And what about this one?!
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Can someone guess the car beside GTC?!
Its a morris minor opened up, for who knows what? Where is this place? A film shoot?

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Its a morris minor opened up, for who knows what? Where is this place? A film shoot?
This was at Carz. Its a multi brand, total car care center!

Any idea about the car I posted above, what model?!
Here's a link:http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/vintag...ml#post2752536 (Pics: Vintage & Classic cars in India)
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Thanks mate!
And what about this one?!
austin 12/4, but the engine seems to be from an older car, this bodystyle should have a later coil engine
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