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Old 7th June 2010, 18:12   #1
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Default Custom Ford WWII Jeep in Coorg

Here's a Ford owned by my relative in Coorg. I'm no jeep expert, but this is a very interestingly customized vehicle. A head turner wherever it goes! Just thought some of you guys might find it interesting. Its located near my wife's place Kakkabe, so some of you guys might have spotted it around there as well.
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It badly needs a restoration. from a purist point of view.

Its Dieselised and looks nice though, but FAAAAAAR from being a true Ford.
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nidhi what on sweet earth is that round looking thingy beneath the fogs in the front .
Also what does your relative have to say about using the JK Elanzo's in Coorg's terrain ?
Also the steering wheel hub, looks like its made outta wood ?
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Pavan - of course they are not purists and the jeep is intended to look this way.

Riju - Some kind of connectors from drip irrigation system i heard. just for kicks ! lol ! And yes, the steering hub is made of wood i think. This jeep has been this way for a few years now AFAIK.

Also, not all folks with jeeps in Coorg do off-roading like the city boys here They rent local jeeps to haul stuff during heavy rains etc., so their nice jeeps don't get screwed.

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Also, not all folks with jeeps in Coorg do off-roading like the city boys here They rent local jeeps to haul stuff during heavy rains etc., so their nice jeeps don't get screwed.
Thats a real shame.

BTW there are better ways of mounting lights.
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BTW there are better ways of mounting lights.
Of course there are. He's just trying to be creative that's all.
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Nidhi, it is really hideous.

Compared it with this beauty from around Madikeri.

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Poor Henry Ford must rolling in his grave !!
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Damn! For a moment, i thought it was yet another vehicle built by those bozos at the"Mahindra customization department"!!
Sorry to say this mate, but it looks horrible
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Well i think this car might have been missing a lot of things ? Maybe you could as your reletive to show you some pics of it when he acquired it ? Could answer many question or raise them .
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Nidhi, it is really hideous.

Compared it with this beauty from around Madikeri.

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I know Sharath. Just posted this cause I happened to see it at a recent function.

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Well i think this car might have been missing a lot of things ? Maybe you could as your reletive to show you some pics of it when he acquired it ? Could answer many question or raise them .
Dude, he's not looking for any help, nor is this a restoration thread. Its just a jeep that exists - it was crazy looking so I posted here. I don't really care what he wants to do with it.
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Those big things below the foglights look like industrial sirens being used as horns . If it really were horns imagine the state of the guy in front of this jeep who gets the taste of it .

Truly speaking the wooden steering hub ( i hope im right ) , wooden gun stand and auxillary fuel tank ( i hope im right again ) looks very bad.
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Here's a Ford owned by my relative in Coorg. I'm no jeep expert, but this is a very interestingly customized vehicle. A head turner wherever it goes! Just thought some of you guys might find it interesting. Its located near my wife's place Kakkabe, so some of you guys might have spotted it around there as well.
hahaha!! i love it! only in coorg baby! dint miss the 'kuppi' between the seats. ant those are not industrial sirens, they are connectors used between irrigation pipes for pumping water through the estate.
guys cmon, this is an indication of the sense of humour we coorgs have, thats all.
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(Here's a Ford owned by my relative in Coorg. I'm no jeep expert, but this is a very interestingly customized vehicle. A head turner wherever it goes!)

I am heart broken after seeing this Jeep. ( and the sense of humour of the owner, of course).

Must surely be head turner for whatever reasons.

NIP:There is already a thread on weird and wacky mod jobs, you should have posted the pics here instead of starting a new thread. ( no offences meant)
http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/collec...-mod-jobs.html

Mods:Please merge this with the existing thread on weird and wacky mod jobs

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^^^
Don't you thing it will be little difficult to make it LHD.
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