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Old 31st October 2008, 22:56   #166
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Lots of these are also still plying in interior parts of UP. You guys want pics?
Hey Ishaan, the Hanseat looks too cute. Please, some pictures !
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Old 1st November 2008, 13:13   #167
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A google image search through up some lovely images of the Hanseat and a lovely page full of oldtimer commercial vehicles, the link of which I am posting below:

Oldtimer allgemein
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Old 1st November 2008, 14:17   #168
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You can find plenty of Hanseats(they are called Bhatsuars ) around M.P,specially in Bhopal,Indore and jabalpur .Sadly most of them are ill maintained and are run on kerosene(illegally),are one of the major polluters....

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Old 1st November 2008, 22:32   #169
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The Hanseats sounded cute in the 1970s when they used to have a two stroke air-cooled petrol engine that also did duty on the petrol Matador. They lost their charm with the introduction of the noisy single cylinder diesel engine.

Hanseats used to be quite popular in the Rohtak-Sonipat region of Haryana.
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any idea what this can be?
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that is another retro truck, probably a Dodge or a Bedford. Ultra Exotic in Mumbai these days.
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that is another retro truck, probably a Dodge or a Bedford. Ultra Exotic in Mumbai these days.
Going by the grille its a 40s Dodge.

There is one rotting away for ages at an ice factory in sec'bad.
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I think that is a 46-47 Dodge truck...
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The truck indeed is a 1947 Dodge Truck. Pics in the following links:

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http://homepage.oanet.com/jeff/truck.jpg
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those headlights are from the 1210D by Tata isnt it, or even these had such style.
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an ancient ASHOKE LEYLAND 4X4 crane. please see the huge front axle in the 3rd picture. looks like a british LEYLAND OCTOPUS.
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These were a common site some days ago in Mumbai really love their engine sound, the Mumbai Fire Brigades had same engined Fire Engines, the 10 wheel ones until recently but now they also seem to have disappeared. But you sure do find such now a days too at some remote highway locations.
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Spotted this Nissan one tonner(?) here in coimby. Its in daily use as a recovery vehicle. I can see the 4wd hub in it. Could it be still running the original engine??
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going by the lettering on the hood , i wonder if it was made by the VFJ in india

EDIT: looks like it , PICT0001.jpg - 1995 Nissan 4W73 by VFJ

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No idea where that one was built but i am sure it wont have the orignal engine as far as i know orignal engine was a Petrol one and now most of them, in Mumbai at least, wherever they are still there used as tow trucks, they are mostly having Tata 1210-1612 engines, not much of a concern as these are registered under private section, white background black letters, so owners are easily able to grab Tata 1210 or 1612 series engins from the trucks which are getting scrapped after completing 8 years.
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