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Old 30th March 2009, 12:09   #1141
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V16 did you see this post addressed to you?

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Thx V-16 By the way a dear friend has a W115 compact 220D the last year production car has all the orignal trim sadly he has not been able to tend to her so she has rusted badly as in the entire trunk has fallen to the floor, the rest seems ok but we reckon it will take a lifetime to fix her and after which it still may not be accurate so any leads on sourcing a new shell? We missed one opertunity to our pune friend who got the info but decided to buy it himself as he had one as well!!:(

Any lead on decent shells? We can even get an earlier shell and do the required bodywork to match a 76/77. Please help
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Spotted This Mint condition Amby Mk1 for sale here. Its a 61 model, and single owner i think. Its freshly restored. Dunno much more, but i have the guy's number. PM me if anyone is interested.
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Old 3rd April 2009, 21:58   #1143
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Hi,

My mech. showed me this Fiat 1100 this evening, come for breaking at the local scrapyard. Sorry, for the time of the day and the position it was parked in, these are the best pics. I could take!
It's a Madras car (which probably explians the missing side-pattis), looks like it was freshly done up and then laid up for a while, eventually being sold even before the numberplates were refitted.

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The scrapguy claims to have the original (Madras) RC with him, but no NOC etc.

I'm told it's a '61 model, which would technically make it a select...but going by all the features it looks like a Super select with just the front quarter-glasses replaced by the full ones, like how Ravi's car was?

Cosmetically though, as you can see, it's not got much of originality.
But appears clean bodily/mechanically fit atleast, barring the burst rear tyre!
'can be just right for someone who has all the missing items on this car- I could help to some extent too- I have with me atleast one qtr.glass, some original st. steel side-trim pieces, a decent front grille, plus an original steering wheel and I think even a meter lying around somewhere!

OR.....maybe a likely candidate for a hotrod too?

The scrapguy is quoting 27k as the final price on this, and has agreed to wait until Sunday morning for a response, else it gets broken.

So, anyone seriously interested please pm me.

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Going by that price, my 62 Dart should be worth what 20lakhs?? I tell you these people have no incling about the market and just blurt out vague figures. Bah!!


...but the prices he wants for the cars had me wondering if he wanted to sell me one or a dozen. Like SPeedy I thanked him for speaking to me and told him id think it over.
Im negotiating for a VW fastback in superb condition for 1/4th the price he wanted for his beaten cars. All the best to him, its his ownership and so, decision and that i can and must respect.
Reminds me of a Jeremy Clarkson's Cars episode, many moons ago, on Cuba; where a rusty, unkempt 1950s Ford was quoted at US$ 50,000. These are still sane prices then
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How much will a '67 Herald, first owner, go for?
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Rajdoot GTS available in Bangalore at bomb price........1 Lakh

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I think by mistake he added one zero.......
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How much will a '67 Herald, first owner, go for?
1n 1982 my fathers 1968 Herald - single owner 19,000 km car - was sold for Rs 12,000.00 (He bought it in 1968 for Rs 18,000.00 on the then "government quota") In 1968 USD:INR was 1:6.80 and in 1982 it was 1:13.00 aprox.

In a light hearted way I would say that it would be a bargain at INR 50,000.00

If I get my dad's car back now I will pay the asking price in whatever condition it may be.

I had kept track of until 2000. An army captain who bought it in 1982 kept it until 2000 - with the original plate KLV 33, Steel Grey Colour Mark II b - d it in (running condition) in 2003, no where abouts known now.

My Hard Luck that when I can afford I can't find it

Best of Luck

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1n 1982 my fathers 1968 Herald - single owner 19,000 km car - was sold for Rs 12,000.00
I had kept track of until 2000. An army captain who bought it in 1982 kept it until 2000 - with the original plate KLV 33, Steel Grey Colour Mark II b - d it in (running condition) in 2003, no where abouts known now.

My Hard Luck that when I can afford I can't find it
Man I wish you had retained your Herald! Was your mk2 the one with the flat bootlid and broader C-pillar roof btw? Like this:


http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/1232294-post1934.html

You can try locating the car (assuming it still is Kerala reg'd) through your local dept. of motor vehicles site (somebody had posted the URL earlier, can;t remember it now) by entering the regn. no.
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1n 1982 my fathers 1968 Herald - single owner 19,000 km car - was sold for Rs 12,000.00 (He bought it in 1968 for Rs 18,000.00 on the then "government quota") In 1968 USD:INR was 1:6.80 and in 1982 it was 1:13.00 aprox.

In a light hearted way I would say that it would be a bargain at INR 50,000.00

If I get my dad's car back now I will pay the asking price in whatever condition it may be.

I had kept track of until 2000. An army captain who bought it in 1982 kept it until 2000 - with the original plate KLV 33, Steel Grey Colour Mark II b - d it in (running condition) in 2003, no where abouts known now.

My Hard Luck that when I can afford I can't find it

Best of Luck

Drive Safe

Ram
As Stanher says you can tap the RTO records. Its advisable to visit the respective RTO office where records are maintained. Is it Trivandrum registered? The dealing clerk will in most cases tell you the latest owner's particulars like name and address, in case the ownership has been transferred in his name.
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As Stanher says you can tap the RTO records. Its advisable to visit the respective RTO office where records are maintained. Is it Trivandrum registered? The dealing clerk will in most cases tell you the latest owner's particulars like name and address, in case the ownership has been transferred in his name.
pm me the last 5 digits of chassis number and I will try to locate it for you, provided it exists
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I had kept track of until 2000. An army captain who bought it in 1982 kept it until 2000 - with the original plate KLV 33, Steel Grey Colour Mark II b - d it in (running condition) in 2003, no where abouts known now.
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Should've called me.

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pm me the last 5 digits of chassis number and I will try to locate it for you, provided it exists
No need to do that. Ram you can do the same yourself here:

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Click on 'Vehicle Details' under the 'Services' menu, bottom RHS.

No details are available for your car, though. It last belonged to a Capt. K P V Pillai (no address), was Mfgd in 1967 and first registered on 7th Feb 1968.

You could, however, look up Capt K P V Pillai in the Yellow Pages - provided a 'classics dealer' hasnt reached him already by now.

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Ram

Should've called me.
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can try locating the car (assuming it still is Kerala reg'd) through your local dept. of motor vehicles site (somebody had posted the URL earlier, can;t remember it now) by entering the regn. no.
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Thanks for your efforts. I know the Capt. Problem is he really doesn't know to whom the car was sold. I believe his fil was entrusted with the task in 2002/03

Anyway I will keep looking

The RTO link you gave was really good.

Thanks and Regards

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Man I wish you had retained your Herald! Was your mk2 the one with the flat bootlid and broader C-pillar roof btw? Like this:


http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/1232294-post1934.html

You can try locating the car (assuming it still is Kerala reg'd) through your local dept. of motor vehicles site (somebody had posted the URL earlier, can;t remember it now) by entering the regn. no.
Stanher,

When it was decided to sell the car I did not have the meanse to retain it with us. My dad had bought a New Amby MK 4 in 1982. Was an excellent car as well.

The Herald was as I mentioned MK II b - that is the same as you are describing. Flat boot cover. Front HL Combo came with HL, Indicator and Park and without the narrow chequered aluminium plate.

The Hydraulic clutch was really excellent.

I cut my Driving toothe on my Grandpa's 1962 Amby MK I, in 1972. By then his car was old (as it doubled as his emergency work horse as well for his contracting business). Do the Herald was like a sports tuned machine for me (I was not allowed drive it until 1976 by my dad) and I really could do 100 km + on it as the engine had only about 15000 KM on it even in 1976.

Main problem it had was the breaking of the rear axle union bolts. So it had become my weekly chore jack up the car to get under the car and tighten the nuts. From about age 12 I used to get Rs. 5 every week for this.

This money in 1972 was enough to get me 4 litters of petrol in TVM. This went in to the Amby for the pleasure rides or in to the Lambretta 150.

Enough of old man's ramblings.

Drive Carefully & Regards

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Stanher,

When it was decided to sell the car I did not have the meanse to retain it with us. My dad had bought a New Amby MK 4 in 1982. Was an excellent car as well.

The Herald was as I mentioned MK II b - that is the same as you are describing. Flat boot cover. Front HL Combo came with HL, Indicator and Park and without the narrow chequered aluminium plate.

The Hydraulic clutch was really excellent.

I cut my Driving toothe on my Grandpa's 1962 Amby MK I, in 1972. By then his car was old (as it doubled as his emergency work horse as well for his contracting business). Do the Herald was like a sports tuned machine for me (I was not allowed drive it until 1976 by my dad) and I really could do 100 km + on it as the engine had only about 15000 KM on it even in 1976.

Main problem it had was the breaking of the rear axle union bolts. So it had become my weekly chore jack up the car to get under the car and tighten the nuts. From about age 12 I used to get Rs. 5 every week for this.

This money in 1972 was enough to get me 4 litters of petrol in TVM. This went in to the Amby for the pleasure rides or in to the Lambretta 150.

Enough of old man's ramblings.

Drive Carefully & Regards

Ram

Hi Ram,
I talked to Lt .col pillai today morning.
the car was scrapped about 5 years ago!!!
very sad

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tvm guys , especially ajay99. I read that there had been a court order to auction off sabarinath's ( total4you etc scammer) cars. It was reported that he owned some classic/vintage cars
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