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Old 2nd January 2010, 16:32   #226
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Dear Mr. Harit,

The picture of the car you have posted is a 1932 Plymouth PB, same as the car I am restoring! Isn't amazing that you had queried on this model a few months back! Any particlar details on this photo? We are curious to find out if there are any other Plymouth PB's in India.

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Yes indeed, I got the car identified as a Plymouth.
No idea about this photo, all one can see that it carries an old Bombay State registration. The receords are lost.
The maternal grandfather of a friend of mine had a very special car of which my friend gave me photos, a thirties Chrysler Imperial. I went to meet him and ask about the history, and he told me that they had purchased a second hand 7 seater Plymouth from a lady of the Nizams clan. So I sent this picture as his home3 has a similar wall. But the number was different.
Whenever I get old photos, I try to figure out some story, but it is very difficult. I am to sit with a gent soon and hope to find some stories. These photos are thrown out when people shift or leave this world, and then history is lost, only fragments in these pictures remain. Do ask around people in your area for old black+white photos with cars in them.

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Got the picture below from this post - http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/1602918-post508.html

What car is this?

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Got the picture below from this post - http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/1602918-post508.html

What car is this?

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Looks more of a Dodge Charger to me. Meaty looking car.
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Was driving through Gurgaon yesterday and spotted this. I'm not as good at spotting cars, would request your assistance in identifying this very pink lady.

This looks like a 1926-27 CHEVY.4cyls ,OHV,but the rims seem to be non original
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Got the picture below from this post - http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/1602918-post508.html

What car is this?

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Looks more of a Dodge Charger to me. Meaty looking car.
No its not. The car is a 1968 Chevrolet Camaro SS. Originally came with a 350 bhp 396 cu in V8. Here's a reference pic from the net.

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How did I identify it? Primarily from the rectangular lights beside the headlamps, as also the slight bugle on the front grille.

In fact, the rectangular lights were a design change from 1968, the previous year model having circular running lights. See the pic below:

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ANother interesting fact about the car in question. As far as I know, the 1968 original did not come with the yellow & black "Bumblebee" paint scheme. This is probably a modification done by the owner, after he saw the modern camaro in the movie Transformers .

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Old 6th March 2010, 21:54   #231
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spotted this car being restored in a garage. Can anyone identify what car is this.
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spotted this car being restored in a garage. Can anyone identify what car is this.
Probably a Plymouth Valiant because of the judgement light on the front mudguard. Maybe even a Dodge Swinger. Definitely a Chrysler product. Why did you not ask at the garage you saw her in?

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Nobody replied suitable at the garage.

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Probably a Plymouth Valiant because of the judgement light on the front mudguard. Maybe even a Dodge Swinger. Definitely a Chrysler product. Why did you not ask at the garage you saw her in?

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Looks more of a Dodge Charger to me. Meaty looking car.
Yup, Meaty Looking, nope, not a Charger at all.

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No its not. The car is a 1968 Chevrolet Camaro SS. Originally came with a 350 bhp 396 cu in V8. Here's a reference pic from the net.

Attachment 301580

How did I identify it? Primarily from the rectangular lights beside the headlamps, as also the slight bugle on the front grille.

In fact, the rectangular lights were a design change from 1968, the previous year model having circular running lights. See the pic below:

Attachment 301581

ANother interesting fact about the car in question. As far as I know, the 1968 original did not come with the yellow & black "Bumblebee" paint scheme. This is probably a modification done by the owner, after he saw the modern camaro in the movie Transformers .

Attachment 301582
Camaros were not the only cars that came with rectangular lamps in the grille. The lamps if you notice are not like the Camaro's. Even the Car seems to not be as low slung as the Camaro. Its more higher or taller, more like a Ford, Dodge Plymouth type. To me it looks Like a Ford Maverick.

IMHO the cars not a Camaro or even a Chevy.

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spotted this car being restored in a garage. Can anyone identify what car is this.
Its an Australian Valiant.














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No its not. The car is a 1968 Chevrolet Camaro SS. Originally came with a 350 bhp 396 cu in V8. Here's a reference pic from the net.

Attachment 301580

How did I identify it? Primarily from the rectangular lights beside the headlamps, as also the slight bugle on the front grille.

In fact, the rectangular lights were a design change from 1968, the previous year model having circular running lights. See the pic below:

Attachment 301581

ANother interesting fact about the car in question. As far as I know, the 1968 original did not come with the yellow & black "Bumblebee" paint scheme. This is probably a modification done by the owner, after he saw the modern camaro in the movie Transformers .

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No its not. The car is a 1968 Chevrolet Camaro SS.
Are you sure its a SS,because the car in question doesn't have the SS badge on the front grille or the front spoiler below the bumper?
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Saw this car near locally, do not know what make , said some 30's.....car.

Work is being done since a year or so.......

Experts please
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I'm completely unaware of vintages. Just came across this particular car in a Car show in trivandrum . Can't recognize it correctly and simply don't know where to post. Thought, i would share it with you guys. Again, sorry for poor pic quality.
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Looks like a Plymouth valiant AP6 sedan

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Saw this car near locally, do not know what make , said some 30's.....car.

Work is being done since a year or so.......

Experts please
That is a thirties car allright but is much modded and it is gonna be difficult to ID it as is. Maybe a Morris 8 or a Standard

BTW there are makers plates on the side of the bulkhead which can tell what car this could be.
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I'm completely unaware of vintages. Just came across this particular car in a Car show in trivandrum . Can't recognize it correctly and simply don't know where to post. Thought, i would share it with you guys. Again, sorry for poor pic quality.
Plymouth Valiant 1965/66. This car shares the front with my Barracuda, and there was also a coupe floating around Mumbai.
This will probably have a slant 6 engine.

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