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Old 7th October 2010, 10:45   #196
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for asianets photoshoot , is that a hill man ?
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That is an Austin 8 very similarto a Morris 8 ...same basic body shell
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a 1954 MODEL HILLMAN photo taken in 1982 , some beauties getting restored at thrissur , the 1100 is at cochin
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missed the photos in the last post , actually it didn't attach , mods please merge the posts , sorry for the trouble !
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missed the photos in the last post , actually it didn't attach , mods please merge the posts , sorry for the trouble !
whose car is the last one(Black) with the driver coming out?
It appears to be a Hillman or is it an MG1100?

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whose car is the last one(Black) with the driver coming out?
It appears to be a MORRIS1100 ,which is very rare in INDIA(not to be mistaken with Morris minor(1098cc))
Thats one of my friends dad and mom , the photo was taken long back in 1982 , the model is 1954 MODEL HILLMAN
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Spotted these two in a Garage on Fort Road Kannur, sorry for the poor picture quality (taken using my cell cam in the night)
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Spotted these two in a Garage on Fort Road Kannur, sorry for the poor picture quality (taken using my cell cam in the night)
That is very nice Austin 7 and Fiat Balilia with Balachandran, who has workshop. Its been featured before here.

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/vintag...ml#post1188885 (Classics of Travancore, Cochin and Malabar)

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Thats an Austin from Kottayam district , It belong to my friends brother.

The other is Ahmed kutty Haji's garage at kudagu

A query for people who frequentely travel between Kottayam and Changanassery - On the way from Changanassery to Kottayam on the right hand side , near a beautiful hotel/restaurant there is a petrol bunk , I saw more than 8 oldies were parked in side that pumb , I was not in a situation to stop over and take the snaps , any idea guys ?
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The other is Ahmed kutty Haji's garage at kudagu
Should be spelt as Kodagu. MYZ 37 is a early 50's Ford Mercury first owned by a Doctor. Massive car. These cars are in Siddapur, South Kodagu.

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Default The meenachil motor association bus

The meenachil motor association bus , a thyronicraft 8 seater bus which was the first bus to ply in Trivandrum - Kollam route in 1913
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The meenachil motor association bus , a thyronicraft 8 seater bus which was the first bus to ply in Trivandrum - Kollam route in 1913
This photo was published in todays MATHRUBHUMI DAILY Local supplement (19/10/2010) as part of the owners family history
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Default FYI---Thornycroft

fellas a small correction read it as Thornycroft , that is the actual spelling
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77 years old Austin still roams like a dream in Kottayam district , Thats from my friends brothers collection
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Default The dodge and the CJ-5

Both were pickep up by a legendary Jeeper from Chalakkudy (Thrissur-Kerala) and is in his garage for restoration.

Both are under going some action packed restoration specially for off road usage.
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