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Old 17th December 2008, 14:07   #1
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Fellow Bhpians,

This is Arun from Cochin (a newbie for this portal). I was just browsing through and found out this thread. Its a heart breaking scene of these beauties rusting out. BTW I'm not a vintage cars fanatic nor have any idea about the specs and even the model names. Couple of days before I've visited someone's garage. Its actually a graveyard for these beauties. Actually this graveyard is just about 300 mtrs from my home. He is well known in Cochin for his vintage car collection. Its heard that he owns almost 45 vintage cars and counting. The moment I entered the gate, my dream machine was lying out there.The mighty Willys. Its in a pretty good shape but need some restoration process to get back into his old charm. I'm posting some pictures, just for the sake of it.There was a plymouth which seems to have a great attitude but its right wheel is not in good condition;she was actually resting in a log of wood.( can be seen in the picture). Sorry for the poor quality pictures. It was dark and my mobile cam's got only 2MP. Please post your valuable suggestions and kindly note any mistakes of me. That will be much appreciated. Here comes the pictures..


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Welcome aboard, Arun!
Wow, awesome pics.! That plymouth would never fail to impress!

Although, this looks more like a part of someone's private collection, and none of them seem to be rusting in pieces to me at the moment!

So this could be moved to a more appropriate thread?
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I read somewhere that Nest owner is having huge collection of Vintage cars.
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Wotta collection, Arun - thanks for the pics. The Wolseley looks grand !
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Most of the cars need just a little bit of TLC,and they would look much better. Love the lot,though.
If you get a chance,do get some pics of the interiors.
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Most of the cars need just a little bit of TLC,and they would look much better. Love the lot,though.
If you get a chance,do get some pics of the interiors.


Well I'll try next time dude..its just 300 mtrs away.BTW good to hear from you.


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I love that Wolsley!! Hope I can get my dad's car back!! And i Also love that Mini!!
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I read somewhere that Nest owner is having huge collection of Vintage cars.
I think its the same collection!
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Is that his collection or is it for sale or something?
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It's the Nest's Collection and I don't think it's for sale. At least not yet
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Ha ha,if its indeed of Nest's then i wont be able to afford any!!
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Good spot Arun.

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Nice pics, arun. Expect more pics soon. The Plymouth is truly an eye-catcher.
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Nest's garage is at Aluva. There was an article about their collection in Manorama Sunday Supplement.
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Fellow Bhpians,

This is Arun from Cochin (a newbie for this portal). I was just browsing through and found out this thread. Its a heart breaking scene of these beauties rusting out. BTW I'm not a vintage cars fanatic nor have any idea about the specs and even the model names. Couple of days before I've visited someone's garage. Its actually a graveyard for these beauties. Actually this graveyard is just about 300 mtrs from my home. He is well known in Cochin for his vintage car collection. Its heard that he owns almost 45 vintage cars and counting. The moment I entered the gate, my dream machine was lying out there.The mighty Willys. Its in a pretty good shape but need some restoration process to get back into his old charm. I'm posting some pictures, just for the sake of it.There was a plymouth which seems to have a great attitude but its right wheel is not in good condition;she was actually resting in a log of wood.( can be seen in the picture). Sorry for the poor quality pictures. It was dark and my mobile cam's got only 2MP. Please post your valuable suggestions and kindly note any mistakes of me. That will be much appreciated. Here comes the pictures..


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Hai arungee MR JAHANGIR is a good friend of me he is got a few of the beauties most of his cars was soldby me
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