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Old 4th January 2013, 21:11   #721
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Have a close look on the BMW R 26 , 1958

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Lovely bike. One of the better ones. Very comfortable to ride with four shock absorbers. But the front swing arm is set up for sidecar use. It would be a better ride with improved handling, in the city as a solo with the pin shifted to the rear. What happened to the original bing carb? The silencer is gleaming. Is it new or original?
Thanks for sharing the photos foby.sebastian..
Is there another Single in Guruvayur too? Pics?
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From the famous garage @ Chavakkad,Thrissur
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The red hot chillie peppers from Trivandrum. owned by a real petrol head

more detailed snaps of the red hot and rolling bug is @ http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/post-w...vw-beetle.html (The Red hot & rolling BUG from Trivandrum (VW Beetle))
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The beauty from Chavakkad. not sure which model and make it is.
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The beauty from Chavakkad. not sure which model and make it is.
I would say 1930's Chevy, wheels changed, see the stepneys, and healights modified, car is quite unpriginal.

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So whats in the middle of 2 Chevys ?
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So whats in the middle of 2 Chevys ?
Probably a 1946/48 Oldsmobile. can experts tell us how to differentiate between the years? Maybe some small changes to the grill like Chevys?

foby.sebastian - can you share more pics of these cars? Any more in the collection?
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Probably a 1946/48 Oldsmobile. can experts tell us how to differentiate between the years? Maybe some small changes to the grill like Chevys?

foby.sebastian - can you share more pics of these cars? Any more in the collection?
Karl, yes I have few more snaps which I will post later.

Now i have got few snaps of of the old mini and a bug from the famous Vadakkeel house, Kottayam.
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Karl, yes I have few more snaps which I will post later.

Now i have got few snaps of of the old mini and a bug from the famous Vadakkeel house, Kottayam.
If I remember correctly you had posted the photos of this Mini on another thread. This car had come from Bangalore to Kottayam ,about an year ago.At that time this was running on Tamilnadu number plates.Now there seems to be no number plates on it.This bug was featured in 2 local automagazines and a television show fastrack.It was mentioned therein that this is owned by the family who runs the IELTS coaching centres in Kottayam .

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Probably a 1946/48 Oldsmobile. can experts tell us how to differentiate between the years? Maybe some small changes to the grill like Chevys?

foby.sebastian - can you share more pics of these cars? Any more in the collection?
It is a 1949 oldsmobile as per MVD records.

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The Dodge from Thrissur.
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Few more snaps from Chavakkad,Thrissur
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Few more snaps from Chavakkad,Thrissur
What is this?

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What is this?

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not sure about the model/make of that one looking similar to a utiline.
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One of my friends new aqucition, The Citroen Traction Avant 1934-54.
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There was a BRITON(1910-1929) make ragtop car undergoing repairs in a workshop Piravom and Mulanturuthi at EKM an year back. The guy said it belongs to a Tripunithura family & it was yellow in shade and in a not so happy condition IIRC. This brand must be rare in India. He also had an 80's civic in questionable condition belonging to someone nearby the workshop itself. It's stuck there due to spares issue. Couldn't take pics then. Anybody know about their status?

The front of the BRITON here is similar to the one i saw.
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Is it a power wagon cab?

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