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Old 1st December 2009, 11:44   #31
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Come to think of it, Bangalore has probably the largest number of TCs. I know of ten, and another that is due to be moved here. Thats out of the 20 odd cars that I know exist, which I have photographed over the last twenty two years. Maybe we should have a get together one of these days!
Hi Tonrag,

I am wondering why you have recorded only 20 MG TC's in India in 22 years. There must be more. Mumbai had more than 10, but they all spread out slowly. And somewhere registrations change or get lost, making it difficult to keep track.
About 1 year ago one MG came out from a building in Mumbai and went to Mumbai chor bazar. It was picked up by someone from Bangalore. I got a few loose parts from that.
Another story I have not succeded to confirm is that one Mr. Jhaveri from Bangalore picked up two MG TC's from Vohra in the 1980's.
BTW, I picked up 2 lots of MG parts from Bangalore, one lot about 10 years ago, another lot in this year. But the parts I need still elude me, 4 connecting rods. Can you help?

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Which 170V is that in the Background?, rather what does she look like today if she survives?
That 170V as per Harit is alive and well and lives in Delhi with a nice bunch of other interesting cars
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This one is with a Parsi friend in town. I photographed it at a rally before I knew him. It now rests in his garage with 4 jacks to raise it up.
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This one is with a Parsi friend in town. I photographed it at a rally before I knew him. It now rests in his garage with 4 jacks to raise it up.
If we look closely, possibly this same car is visible in the background of the picture of the copper/black MG posted by Harit - both cars sport painted rims and no wipers.
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MRY 5328?? Percy Maloo's car?

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Hi guys! MRY is a Parsi owned TC. During my college days she was white and driven by a Parsi lady. Vohra purchsed and gave to a friend, who sold to present owner. Today she is one of the most original MG TC's, and is kept in his office on the 1st floor. I still remember when Vohra took delivery, 5 of us sat in the car, 2 in front and the remaining 3 on the hood with feet on the rear seat.
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I don't know. Maybe Harit has another photo or knows who owns the car in the photo he has posted.

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If we look closely, possibly this same car is visible in the background of the picture of the copper/black MG posted by Harit - both cars sport painted rims and no wipers.
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Here is another TC I came across online some time back, unfortunately I cannot recall in what context.

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Here is another TC I came across online some time back, unfortunately I cannot recall in what context.

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The meters don't look complete on the dashboard.
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The meters don't look complete on the dashboard.
How can the meters look complete when the big round one supposed to be on the left side is missing?
BTW, did you notice something about the stepney? Or the wiper motors? Or the rear view mirror?
It has an extra accessory in the bumper though!

I just could not resist this. My post no.1000!



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I just could not resist this. My post no.1000!

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Not bad from a newbie to Senior in record speed. and not to forget in style! congratulations!
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How can the meters look complete when the big round one supposed to be on the left side is missing?
BTW, did you notice something about the stepney? Or the wiper motors? Or the rear view mirror?
It has an extra accessory in the bumper though!

I just could not resist this. My post no.1000!



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Yes i noticed that but what do think about the steering wheel?Do you think its the original one?

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Pics of Mallya's MG.
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Pics of Mallya's MG.

What happened to the bonnet?
Apart from that from what i could see in these two pics the tail lamps, the seats, and the rear view mirror are certainly not original.The car also doesn't seem to have a wipermotor.

Does anyone know who does the resoration for his cars and looks after them?

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What happened to the bonnet?
Apart from that from what i could see in these two pics the tail lamps, the seats, and the rear view mirror are certainly not original.The car also doesn't seem to have a wipermotor.

Does anyone know who does the resoration for his cars and looks after them?
This is how you can take an MG for a test drive. I too have done so in the past. The car requires some detailing, should really not be a big job.

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Yes, they had taken it out for a test drive.Had some minor issues I was told.
I have some more pics of his MG and other MG's in b'lore , shall post them later.
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This is how you can take an MG for a test drive. I too have done so in the past. The car requires some detailing, should really not be a big job.

Cheers harit
Ok.We normally strip the car down to the last nut & bolt and then re-build the car from scratch and the initial test drive's are normally without the body.We then do various ones during the restoration process depending on the progress with or without the body.

- that there is quite a bit of detailing that needs to be done on this car to make it perfect.
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