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Old 22nd October 2008, 00:10   #376
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Hmm I do agree with you on the fact that there are definately more vintage mercs around than BMWs. No doubt.

My car aside, I guess people I know have been quite lucky. A close family friend in Australia is an avid car collector, with over 60 to his name, vintage and modern. He claims that his 86 and 93, 5 Series and his 84 7 series are amongst the most reliable in his garage. Of course, he also has a few BMWs which give him nightmares, parts are harder to source than for a Mercedes. [Jags are the worst]

I guess it's a case to case basis...I'd hate to generalise.

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You gotta love old BMWs, so much charm, class and charisma...
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Old 22nd October 2008, 10:16   #377
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Sure Doc...they are really built to be driven....hard. The new ones are not that great to be a passenger in as the older ones. Those were sporty yet the ride was good for any surface (3's,5's & 7's). Models designed in the periods 1979 through 1988 were great cars....I still love mercs, being in India as a kid meant that you are brainwashed to love mercs...cheers...for me nothing beats looking at the three pointed star on the hood whilst driving...new mercs don't look as great as the old ones.

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Old 24th October 2008, 16:05   #378
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wasent the boot sufficeint?..a carrier!!

the car hasnt started rusting yet has it?
i hope it reaches right hands before that

mercs of this period happen to be my favorite

the latest mercs (i mean the E class) dont have this appeal, the new s and c class are much better then the mercs of period 1996-2005
AMATMO: yes, Sir. They were far more stately.
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Old 25th October 2008, 01:13   #379
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Can anyone identify this Nissan?? Don't know whether it is still used everytime i see this car it is parked at same location.

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its a Datsun 260 C (330 Series)
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Old 25th October 2008, 02:45   #380
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its a Datsun 260 C (330 Series)
Looks to be in decent condition, is it running or just been sitting around?
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Old 11th November 2008, 16:32   #381
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A few pics of a Toyota rotting away in my city. Could someone identify the model of this estate version Toyota?

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Old 11th November 2008, 17:15   #382
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It looks like a 1983 Toyota corolla Stationwagon.....
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Old 16th November 2008, 20:20   #383
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Looks to be in decent condition, is it running or just been sitting around?
Usually it is seen at same place,but last week i saw it on road in city.

Spotted this Accord resting near NH47 byepass

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Old 17th November 2008, 00:21   #384
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This accord can brought to life pretty quickly.Tons of spares available here.
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No i didn't snap the gemini. I was not able to talk to the owner he was not there. maybe i will visit the place again & talk to the owner. Let's see if he is willing to sell them at a bargain able price.
Shreeram were you able to talk to owner..?I am interested for that VW Station Wagon
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Great pics. Rust in Dust hard to trust with thrust.
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Usually it is seen at same place,but last week i saw it on road in city.

Spotted this Accord resting near NH47 byepass

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Oh this car was stared in some of the famous Malayalam Movies. Can't believe its present condition.
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Oh this car was stared in some of the famous Malayalam Movies. Can't believe its present condition.
Even i had a feeling it was the same car, are u sure its the same one? Sad it ended up like this!
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Though not in India, i really felt bad when i saw these lambo pics.
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Chassis Number 1121340 is this US market White car with Tan Leather interior, currently believed to be residing in Burleston, TX, USA .

Other Information: for sale; no engine, gearbox, rear engine cover or boot lid

Information on this car was sourced from Ebay.

The data on this specific vehicle was last updated 10-Sep-2002.
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Old 11th December 2008, 16:43   #390
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Though not in India, i really felt bad when i saw these lambo pics.
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Hey, is this the real deal or is it a kit car like the red one in Mumbai?
Nice find though.
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