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Old 6th November 2017, 17:01   #61
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More than restoring it to its original condition, I would like to see someone do a Hot-rod on these bodyshells. A petrol V6 under the hood, fat tyres/alloys, beefed up brakes and suspension and a custom shiny paint job. It will be fun to see the expression on a motorist's face whose modern ride just gets shot past by this Hot-rod.
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Some more images of Hindustan 10's perhaps not seen on teambhp till now.

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Above two pictures from a recent Calicut road show in Kerala (flickr images)

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You had posted the photos of the same car in this thread about 3 years back http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/post-w...ml#post3506439
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Thanks to a Team-BHP Fan who'd rather stay anonymous for sending pics of his Hindustan 10. Heartfelt gratitude for sharing them with other enthusiasts via this Team-BHP page!

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Thanks for sharing - I think this car was in long term ownership earlier in maroon, and was being offered for sale at one time. Glad to see it refurbished.

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Glad to see it refurbished.
Karl, it is interesting to note that you have used the word refurbish rather than restore. Is it due to the lack of originality in the work carried out?
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Karl is correct.The car was in long term ownership in Fort Cochin and was for sale.
It was purchased by someone in Trivandrum a few years back.

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A rare ad of the Hindustan 10 from June 1947 showing the dash here. Unfortunately not great quality.


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A friend has one of these in Bombay, unrestored and not running, wants to restore it and make it running condition. Car needs tyres and a bit of denting painting, has rust but not too much. Pretty sure engine would need an overhaul too since the car is standing since years. Would a decent restoration job done under Rs 1 lakh or do you guys think it would go more than that. Thankfully, car has most of its orignal parts and fittings.
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A friend has one of these in Bombay, unrestored and not running, wants to restore it and make it running condition. Car needs tyres and a bit of denting painting, has rust but not too much. Pretty sure engine would need an overhaul too since the car is standing since years. Would a decent restoration job done under Rs 1 lakh or do you guys think it would go more than that. Thankfully, car has most of its orignal parts and fittings.
Although not a restoration expert but having heard the costs of resoration these days, I think 2-3 lakhs expense can be expected.
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