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Old 17th May 2009, 14:54   #91
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I stand corrected. I was talking about the ashtrays on the rear doors. Never seen these on such an old car. Same goes for the underdash shelf. I don't remember having this in any of our Fiats prior to the Padmini range.
The underdash shelf was definitely factory fitted from 62 onwards, the door ash trays are also period, but may not have been standard equipment. Stanher's 62 Select also had them.
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The underdash shelf was definitely factory fitted from 62 onwards, the door ash trays are also period, but may not have been standard equipment. Stanher's 62 Select also had them.

My Fiat had a small undershelf just beneath the glove box but I never saw a full lenght undershelf in one of these cars

Those ashtrays are what you would find in a later Padmini. The Fiats of this vintage had a mid mounted ashtray on the front seat back
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My Fiat had a small undershelf just beneath the glove box but I never saw a full lenght undershelf in one of these cars
54-56 models had a small corner shelf-like thing under the dash, as did 58-52 models. I don't recall what 56-57 models had (centre light).

What model is your car?
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54-56 models had a small corner shelf-like thing under the dash, as did 58-52 models. I don't recall what 56-57 models had (centre light).

What model is your car?
Dont actually remember but it must be early 60's.Its one of those whith the one piece glass front windows.

Probaly a 62 or 63 I think.
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Dont actually remember but it must be early 60's.Its one of those whith the one piece glass front windows.

Probaly a 62 or 63 I think.
One piece side glasses plus fintails was 58 to 62, what we call a Select. In mid 62 the quarter glass was introduced.
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A Tribute Advertisement - when Yamaha introduced the Kenny Roberts Special in USA

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Sorry Folks!

I just can't help but post this one as well. Few summers ago Kenny was my hero and the inspiration that culminated in my relation with RD 350.

Take Care & Ride safe!

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Hi all,
Anyone can have a advertise of Hero Honda CD100 SS ???
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I came across some nice brochure scans here

Hindustan Minibus
Hindustan Motors Trucks & Buses - a set on Flickr

Premier/Dodge truck
Premier Automobiles Ltd. (PAL) Trucks & Buses chasis-drawings/specs/dimensions - a set on Flickr

Standard 20 mini truck
Standard Motors India (Stampro) Trucks & Buses chasis-drawings/specs/dimensions - a set on Flickr

Tata bus/truck
TATA Trucks & Buses chasis-drawings/specs/dimensions - a set on Flickr
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Hope you don't mind me comming back with more RD 350 adverts.

This one I came accross was too good that I had to share with you specially the RD 350 fans.

Hope you enjoy it as much as I did

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Found this Eicher advert on the net...
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Found this ads on net
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Found this Eicher advert on the net...
I do not think that this advert is Eicher India. This must be the original German co. Eicher in India made tractors in collaboration with the German Co. Eicher. They went bankrupt in Germany and Eicher India took over the German Co. Their tractors had a peculiar shape, a rounded bonnet and twin headlights close together.
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the picture of the truck in the eicher ad never came to india, so it's the original eicher ad from abroad.
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These period ads are on display in Goa. In Portuguese. Thanks to moralfibre

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