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Old 20th January 2008, 13:24   #241
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This car has been lying in this plot for the past 4 years.Had seen this car on road duing my school days because this plot is close to my school and there was a financial firm in the building.i think owner might have got some legal problems with the firm and he closed it with car lying there.Few days before this pic was taken the car was completely covered with grass grown around it.


Interiors are of black leather and car is LHD
This W123 is a pre 1982 judging from the head light cluster. Man, this thing is restorable but wondering why it was dumped in the first place. The cost of parts outrun the cost of car I guess??
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This W123 is a pre 1982 judging from the head light cluster. Man, this thing is restorable but wondering why it was dumped in the first place. The cost of parts outrun the cost of car I guess??
yes, i think thats the problem with every import from 1980 to 1994
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where is this mini? how much shall it cost? i never knew a mini existed in india. and this one isn't living, it's just existing.
freddy turel has one...will post pics soon
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yes, i think thats the problem with every import from 1980 to 1994
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freddy turel has one...will post pics soon
This is Freddie's very well restored Mini (850cc). He drives it almost everyday



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is the car parked in front of it a lancia flamina or something?
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is the car parked in front of it a lancia flamina or something?
Hehe close. Thats a Fiat Spyder.

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This is Freddie's very well restored Mini (850cc). He drives it almost everyday




Ooops Mistake Became... Above Pics courtesy Karlosdeville Fiatwalle!!
Sorry Karl..
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This W123 is a pre 1982 judging from the head light cluster. Man, this thing is restorable but wondering why it was dumped in the first place. The cost of parts outrun the cost of car I guess??
car is pre 1982 but registration shows after 2000.may be a second hand.why the car is dumped,i think legal issues because the building in the plot where car is parked has also been closed.
Its a restorable one especially the leather interiors are still in good condition and i wonder why those few kms old bridgestone tyres hadn't been stolen yet

love this W123 models because its a usual car seen in 80's mallu movies....
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Not every my friend..



This is Freddie's very well restored Mini (850cc). He drives it almost everyday



gogi sir can you do me a favour by reposting the pics of this mini if you dont mind?
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Beats me, speedy..
These people pay so much to get a good vehicle, and end up treating it like crap.

The FUNDA is simple Nitin. If you have only Rs.1 lakh and nothing else does not mean that you are a 'LAKHPATI', and surely does not mean that you can afford to buy something worth Rs.1 lakh. When these people have a good amount of money on them they buy their 'Dream Cars' which are imported cars 99.99% of the time. Later they realize that maintaining these cars is a very difficult and highly expensive task and that they don't have enough money & time to maintain them. You need to have a consistent income for proper maintenance of cars and specially for such imported one's.
People ought to realize that a car is not a 'One Time Investment'.
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Spotted this 88-89 300SE here in ahmedabad almost without shocks...
seemed whole body was touching ground ( low rider kinda)....
A chaiwala nearby told me "Yeh bhangar(junk) ho gaya hai..isiliye yahi pada hai". sorry for the only pic will try n get more pics of it


Is this car up for sale ? How bad is the condition ?
I am a big fan of the W126 and have been considering getting one for a while...


Anybody come across any more W126 series ?
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Is this car up for sale ? How bad is the condition ?
I am a big fan of the W126 and have been considering getting one for a while...


Anybody come across any more W126 series ?
Donno whether its up for sale or not, AFA condition goes..
all four shocks are non existent... also it has rust all around..
i think even the engine is dead....
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The FUNDA is simple Nitin. If you have only Rs.1 lakh and nothing else does not mean that you are a 'LAKHPATI', and surely does not mean that you can afford to buy something worth Rs.1 lakh. When these people have a good amount of money on them they buy their 'Dream Cars' which are imported cars 99.99% of the time. Later they realize that maintaining these cars is a very difficult and highly expensive task and that they don't have enough money & time to maintain them. You need to have a consistent income for proper maintenance of cars and specially for such imported one's.
People ought to realize that a car is not a 'One Time Investment'.
Quite true,jayabusa.
I personally know people who've imported cars,and then treat them like they are cheaper than bullock-carts,hardly doing anything to keep the machine running.
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A VW Rabbit in Rajkot (Gondal Rd).

Sports a 'Diesel' badge on the rear. Couldnt make out if that part was an add-on, but the lettering looks similar to the font used for 'Rabbit'

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Seems like a mid-80's VW. Wonder why the owner hasn't tried to fix the car.
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