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Old 1st May 2009, 03:21   #1
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Default Baisakhi Drive to Kausali (April 13, 2009) - Vintage and Classic Car Chandigarh

The Vintage car Rally was flagged of by RI Singh, Chief Secretary, Punjab, in which nearly 16 vintageand classic cars have taken part and showcased their mesmerizing beauty to the citizens. The rally concluded at Kasauli resorts in Kasauli.
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Hi Angad,

This is great! And Kasauli is a nice place as well.

Hope the hills didnt prove too much of deterrant to the Vintage beauties.

I can see that not all Chandigarh vintage lovelies turned out for the event. Nonetheless this is a great line up

Kudos to your efforts.

Cheers!

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Nice pictures dude.

Please add more of the other cars too.

What is the story on the Sunbeam Talbot DHC with the APX reg. There was a similar car in silver in Hyd with a mechnaic with a bad attitude problem in Ameerpet.Is this the same car ??

Is the yellow/ blue Ford Tourer a V8 ?

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Yellow / blue car looks like Ford Y model car, produced between 1932-37
(8 HP) made in U.K.
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Hi!

Thanks for posting these photos, nice to see some new cars.

A general comment I have is that some of the paint jobs are so out of character and definitely not close to original specs. Hopefully the owners can be guided to appreciate the merits of trying to keep closer to how they were built. For posterity and added value.

I keep seeing the 40's Buicks with all kinds of two tone paint jobs that never were offered. Like the "Swine Flu" it seems to be catching on in India as more and more are being affected, hopefully this sickness will die out.

Would appreciate a few interior and engine shots if possible.

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A general comment I have is that some of the paint jobs are so out of character and definitely not close to original specs. Hopefully the owners can be guided to appreciate the merits of trying to keep closer to how they were built. For posterity and added value.

I keep seeing the 40's Buicks with all kinds of two tone paint jobs that never were offered. Like the "Swine Flu" it seems to be catching on in India as more and more are being affected, hopefully this sickness will die out.
John,

A Fiat 500 Gamine is being offered in the "Noddy Car" shade by a London based Vintage Car dealer. Came across it in the April 09 issue of "Classic & Sports Car". What would you say to this?

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Epping Motor Company | Specialising in Classic & Modern Sports Cars
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Yellow / blue car looks like Ford Y model car, produced between 1932-37
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I does look like a Y but the interesting thing is that Ford only sold the Y as a sedan, both in two door called Tudor, and four door called Fordor but never as a convertible.

There were however some coachbuilders who offered tourer body of their own making on the Y chassis. It would be interesting to know who did this particular example

This looks like one of these very rare coachbuilt tourers. Out of around 175,000 Y's produced only 1,500 are regestered with the Y & C Regester.

This is from the first batch made in 32 /33 with what is known as the short radiator ( short rad ) with nine louvers on the bonnet. Total production of these was only around 27,000. later cars had six louvres, longer radiator and the dipped bumpers

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I does look like a Y but the interesting thing is that Ford only sold the Y as a sedan, both in two door called Tudor, and four door called Fordor but never as a convertible.

There were however some coachbuilders who offered tourer body of their own making on the Y chassis. It would be interesting to know who did this particular example

This looks like one of these very rare coachbuilt tourers. Out of around 175,000 Y's produced only 1,500 are regestered with the Y & C Regester.

This is from the first batch made in 32 /33 with what is known as the short radiator ( short rad ) with nine louvers on the bonnet. Total production of these was only around 27,000. later cars had six louvres, longer radiator and the dipped bumpers
I am not surprised that so few of these Ford's remain. Magneto has one, let him come back and tell his story. He is out for about 12 days.
He has a 4 door sedan, and I got him the remnants of another for spares.
There was a cabriolet convertible in Lucknow, I let it pass as I got better vehicles at that time. But it was a rare car and featured in one of the discovery columns. There are Ford Y and C around, but they are really unloved. The reason, the very basic or rather crude mechanicals killed the car. Over to Magneto when he return for his first hand comments.

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John,

A Fiat 500 Gamine is being offered in the "Noddy Car" shade by a London based Vintage Car dealer. Came across it in the April 09 issue of "Classic & Sports Car". What would you say to this?
Looks like it came off of a "Merry Go Round".
Sweet looking car and in the right colors would look smashing!

Any other comments?

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There was a two door convertible Y in Hyderabad too at one time, was quite sporty with "cut" doors but not very original. I think it had suffered a conversion from RHD to LHD for some reasaon.

Maybe DKG has more info on this car.

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