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Old 20th August 2011, 13:50   #361
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Its a Merc 170V. Used to be blue earlier. A very original car.
it is a 1938 Mercedes originally a BOMBAY car (BMW) ,bought to Kerala in 1978 by a guy based in Central Travancore and later landed up with the present owner
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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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this car is a 1936 model car which originally belonged to VENKITACHALA VADIYAR ,from trivandrum who used this as a Tourist taxi with taxi permit.I dont know how it reached this collection.obviously this car left Trivandrum in the seventies itself!!!
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felt sorry for this , seeing in this condition
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felt sorry for this , seeing in this condition
morris 8 series 1 1936 , Thanks Nimesh
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jeep kaizer shared by my friend
You forgot the mention the Fiat Millicento behind the Kaizer.
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You forgot the mention the Fiat Millicento behind the Kaizer.
Thanks for pointing that out , actually I din't see that
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Morris Garages (MG) Pa 1934

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Red austin seven , any thing missing on radiator grill ?
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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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another angle picture of the Ford
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1938 model merc , please identify the model
170 v , cylinders 4.
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another angle picture of the Ford
That is definitely not a British Ford. I would guess its either a Model B or a V8
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That is definitely not a British Ford. I would guess its either a Model B or a V8
Looks like a v8 , canadian export model. With a modern seat. This must be taken during restoration.
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Red austin seven , any thing missing on radiator grill ?
this Austin Seven is missing the honeycomb style mesh that should have been attached to teh chrome grille surround.

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Morris Garages (MG) Pa 1934

Morris Garages (MG) TC
Funny that both these cars, teh PA and the TC look almost identical...the grille on the PA should actually be a bit different on top compared to the TC.
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