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Old 17th August 2011, 20:25   #346
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You are right, she is not puny, the grill is big, but the headlights do not SEEM to match. Did you notice the Minor SEEMS to be a convertible?
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She certainly isn't puny. So should be the Ford I8 or Model B - 4 cyl or 8, 1933-34 (Model 40A). Matters to me alright since I can't afford even this.
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Looking a bit closer, I feel that the Ford is a British Y or C? type, you know one of those puny unloved British Fords. But it really does not matter.
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The yellow car is a Morris Minor and the dark coloured car is 33 - 34 Ford, could be a V8 or the Modle B
A closer view of the Ford
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Old 18th August 2011, 10:47   #347
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A closer view of the Ford
Hi! A clearer picture of the wheelcaps and if possible a picture of the engine bay will identify this model. I feel that this is not a Ford model Y.

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Actually there are 3 of the same kind @ ACC Thrissur
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The third one , in silver
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The third one , in silver

Here's a better pic of the same. Im told this is a 1936BSA. It looked better before restoration. Something seems amiss now.
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By body length its an MG but the grill looks like a 47 sunbeam and also it has P 100 lamps like a roller

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Here's a better pic of the same. Im told this is a 1936BSA(?). It looked better before restoration. Something seems amiss now.
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Here's a better pic of the same. Im told this is a 1936BSA(?). It looked better before restoration. Something seems amiss now.
When I saw the picture yesterday I was sure that that was not an MG. And I did not know that there was a BSA car surviving in India. Very nice. Any known history?
Obviously the headlights are wrong, but the bumpers are correct! See this BSA for comparison, picture taken from the net. These headlights would suit a Rolls, Lagonda, Daimler, Bentley etc. They are just too big.

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When I saw the picture yesterday I was sure that that was not an MG. And I did not know that there was a BSA car surviving in India. Very nice. Any known history?
Obviously the headlights are wrong, but the bumpers are correct! See this BSA for comparison, picture taken from the net.

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Yes, I knew the headlights were wrong. The entire collection has been through a hurried resto, by the looks of things. All of the cars looked much better in the pre-resto colour schemes. Namely, the jag and the BSA.
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Wow !

A real find if its a BSA for sure

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When I saw the picture yesterday I was sure that that was not an MG. And I did not know that there was a BSA car surviving in India. Very nice. Any known history?
Obviously the headlights are wrong, but the bumpers are correct! See this BSA for comparison, picture taken from the net. These headlights would suit a Rolls, Lagonda, Daimler, Bentley etc. They are just too big.

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Actually there are 3 of the same kind @ ACC Thrissur
The white one is a MG , how about the red one is that a BSA as like the same silver in the other post ?
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The white and red are MG TC's for sure.

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The white one is a MG , how about the red one is that a BSA as like the same silver in the other post ?
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The white one is a MG , how about the red one is that a BSA as like the same silver in the other post ?

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The white and red are MG TC's for sure.

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The red one is an MG-TC, the White one is an earlier MG-PA
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1938 model merc , please identify the model
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Volkswagen Karmann Ghia , I dont think its a chop top. will try to check that.
Thats not a Chop top , isn't it ?
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1938 model merc , please identify the model

Its a Merc 170V. Used to be blue earlier. A very original car.
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