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1995 Land-Rover Range Rover Series II [P38a]
The Medallion (2003)
uhm ... Model Year is pre-1999 ... 2006-12-19 07:50
1986 Alfa Romeo 75 [162B]
Asfalto (2000)
J-2 wrote 1992

May have been registered in Spain in 1992, but is an earlier make. Wing mirrors, rear 'plastic' emblem and rear orange reflective strip give this as a 1st series, 1985-1988 or 1989 (not sure).
By 1992 there was only one model in the 75 range, it was the 1.6IE (Iniezione Elettronica), and it had a red reflective strip and the 'rubber' edge rear spoiler.
2006-12-19 07:44
1987 Ford F-100 4X4
La Ciénaga (2001)
Though landrover1 is right, I believe the 4x4 version was dubbed 'F-150' to differentiate from the 'standard' one ... I also believe this version of the F-Series started to be built in Argentina later than 1987 (maybe 1989, I have to check). 2006-11-12 09:03
1982 Ford Falcon Rural 3.6 Ghia [71-B/C]
La Ciénaga (2001)
"Aguante el Falcon!"
Great car ... one of the few Fords I accept ;)

According to the insignias, it says 3.6 Ghia (221 engine) ... last generation (1982 onwards), model anytime between 1982-1987 (after they used a rubber strip all-around the chromed bumper)

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2006-11-12 08:39
Harley-Davidson WLA 750
The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)
Looks Harleyish ... 2006-11-12 08:37
1979 Ford F-100
Historias mínimas (2002)
Uhm ... similarly to here /vehicle.php?id=63751 we should consider origin of this vehicle.
Usually Argentinean F-100s had Falcon engine/transmission (221 engine if I recall right), which I believe it was dropped from US models after the 4th gen ...
2006-11-10 09:41
1981 Renault 12 Break TS [R117]
Historias mínimas (2002)
Uh I forgot ... early cars have IKA and not Renault badges .. I'll search to check from what year the change was introduced ... 2006-11-10 09:26
1981 Renault 12 Break TS [R117]
Historias mínimas (2002)
antp wrote It is considered as a French car even if built in Argentina I guess... maybe just "made for Argentina" then

I disagree ... a lot! :D
Dacias are considered 'Romanian' cars and they are also R12's .... the Argentinean cars are not CKDs, they are "the real thing". Some story:

When Renault studied the possibility to build the R12 in Brazil and Argentina, they started to negotiate with Willys (after Ford) in Brazil, this deal resulting in the 'Ford Corcel', which was much less Renault and much more Ford than the French expected (much US-styled) and pretty much died on its own.
Dealings between Renault and Kaiser (through its local branch IKA = Industrias Kaiser Argentina) were more successful, echoing the excellent results achieved previously by IKA with the Dauphine, the Gordini, the R4 (still in production at the time) and the R6.

So it was that the first Argentinean-built R12 started assembly in the IKA-Renault plant of Cordoba on 1970, and it was officially presented for commerce on May 1971. Production would last until 1994, including other a range of engines (1400 e 1600 and a diesel which displacement I cannot remember) and trim never seen on its european counterparts (including AC and leather seats! :D).
Many people believe Renault Argentina (formerly CIADEA after IKA abandoned its operations in Argentina) should not have stopped production, but unfortunately the 12 was too old to compete with more recent imports, though still a top-saler at the moment of its demise.

Over these 23 years of production 444,045 units were built, making it one of the most successful Argentinean cars ever. Nine times it was acclaimed as the year top-seller, five of these times it was consecutive ;), peaking at 42,921 in 1980, and complete vehicles were also exported to Chile and Uruguay y Angola. A true success.

Imho, the Argentinean-R12 is as French as a Dacia is ... you guys choose.

(sorry for the long post ... I've learned to drive in my granpap 1980's R12 TL ... I much miss him ... and the car :( )

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2006-11-10 09:24
1984 Honda XL 350 R
The Wraith (1986)
antp wrote I do not know why these bikes codes are often mixed in this way, we often have different code style for the same code (i.e. sometimes number first, sometimes letters first)

Let's establish a criteria and if you want I can try to equal all of them, at least Honda ones (my first homework! :lol:)
I'd suggest use the Honda standard: my ex-Transalp was, according to bike manufacturer documents, labeled as "XL 600 V Transalp".
What you guys think?
2006-11-10 08:54
Ural 4320-31
Peking Express (2004-2008)
maruti800 wrote i am not quite sure. Tell me 1 thng does these russian trucks share parts?

Indeed ... but usually not body panels. You may have a ZIL on GAZ running gear, but shapes are unmistakable ... imho
2006-11-10 08:38
1978 Citroën Acadiane
Baader (2002)
jplemoine wrote Comme quoi tout est possible! :lol:

You can bet on it :lol:
I've had a Mehari built on a Ami 8 chassis and running gear!!! Funniest ride ever had ;)
2006-11-10 08:24
1990 Land-Rover Defender 110
Stormbreaker (2006)
Alex, could it be a Foley-built vehicle? They do these things on 130" chassis ... more room for a happy camper! :) 2006-11-10 08:13
1984 Honda XL 350 R
The Wraith (1986)
jp, isn't it XL 350 R? I think the last suffixes (R, RE, E, RF, etc.) go after the cubic displacement ...
(wow, watch a Pro-link!)
2006-11-06 09:21
1978 Honda CB 750 A Hondamatic
Auf Achse (1978-1996)
The bear suit looks good for harsh weather ... don't know if it improves aerodynamics though :lol: 2006-11-06 09:18
1989 Land-Rover Discovery Series I
Sara (1997)
Nice early Disco (1989 onwards...) rare 'Sandglow' colour, together with most Camel Trophy gear: Mantec snorkel and bull-bar (complete with Hella 550 lights), winch, opaque painted hood, rear recovery point, ladder and lightguards .... could it be a genuine CT Disco? :love:

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2006-11-06 09:16
Ural 375 D
Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)
Well, is the same reason why we call Lada e not Lada VAZ, or Fiat and not Fiat Auto S.p.A.
Ural and that's it ;)
2006-11-06 09:03
2002 Land-Rover Range Rover Series III [L322]
Torchwood (2006-2011)
weird ... could it be armored (or armoured, sorry I can't spell that!) 2006-11-06 08:57
1979 Ford F-100
Historias mínimas (2002)
In Argentina it was called F-100 (and built there).
The F-150 applied only to the generation that came after (the one with rectangular headlights flushed with the hood).
2006-11-06 08:51
1981 Renault 12 Break TS [R117]
Historias mínimas (2002)
No. Renault 12 (and 18) station wagons were called "Break'. 'Rural' is the translation, but it was not applied commercially (for Renaults).
Should this be labeled as an Argentinian origin?
2006-11-06 08:49
1984 Honda XL 600 R
Back to the Future (1985)
Correct model definition shoudl be XL 600 RF (bike category first ;)) 2006-11-06 08:37
Honda CRF
Accepted (2006)
No, if Honda (I support jp's "Honda" guess) is a CR not XR (no headlight or turn signals, high "tail"). CRs are not road registered, usually. 2006-11-06 08:26
Ural 4320-31
Peking Express (2004-2008)
maruti800 wrote no its ZIL 131. it was imported for Army use in the 70s. but still in service. those tyres may have been fitted for army use.

You sure? The ZiL looks utterly differently ... that should be a KrAZ ... 255 to be exact .. unless a ZiL disguised! (oh, those russians :lol:)
2006-11-06 08:08
Harley-Davidson Sportster
Kraa! the Sea Monster (1998)
uh ... it could also be a 1200 ... I guess for now it would be better to leave it as "Sportster" only and wait to check a suitable colour/rims combination for full ID :) 2006-10-29 18:17
Harley-Davidson Sportster
Kraa! the Sea Monster (1998)
looks "small" :D ... my bet is on an 883, also because of the compensator (is that the name?) that links both exhausts .... 2006-10-29 18:10
KamAZ 55111
Peking Express (2004-2008)
Weasel1984 wrote OAO isn't a part of the make. :D

:D that was a trick one ... OAO would translate as 'Inc.' in english ... in a way it is part of the make ...
Same way as Ford is 'Ford Motor Company' and Honda is actually 'Honda Motor Company, Ltd.', or Fiat is actually FIAT S.p.A. ...
I guess for ease of use we can leave those ones out .... :)
2006-10-23 23:01
KamAZ 55111
Peking Express (2004-2008)
To be true to the russian name, this should be in full uppercase: ОАО КАМАЗ
2006-10-23 22:46
2004 Land-Rover Defender 130
Sous le soleil (1996-2008)
Thanks man! :) 2006-10-23 22:33
1976 Lancia Gamma Berlina 2500 1a serie [830AB.0]
Trois hommes à abattre (1980)
Alex .... and you are forgetting *The* Car ... :D


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2006-10-17 14:50
1973 UAZ 469 B
The Living Daylights (1987)
I second that ... :) 2006-10-17 14:47
1983 Fiat Uno 70 SL 1a serie
La piovra 4 (1989)
datsunZ wrote

All Fiats outside equipments could vary Country by Country(probably in France you 've got different body trims respect Italian-marketed ones),and those fender widening could be even an aftermarket accessory(I exclude could be a Uno 70,'cause that model was much diffused on export markets,like Germany;in Italy the more diffused Unos of that series were the 45,the 55,and the diesel-fueled Uno D,the unique together at Uno 70 to have 5-doors,being the sporty Turbo i.e.only with 3-doors)

I did not understand ... all Unos were available in Italy in either 3 or 5 drs (except the Turbo) and various trim levels ... ?
2006-10-17 14:42
1971 Land-Rover 88'' Series III Light-Weight
Shu dan long wei (1995)
Alexander wrote It is not a 1 ton version and was neither dropped by parachute but air-lifted.

yep ... 1/2 ton ... not much light-weight actually ... :D
I remember reading somewhere that by the time the vehicles were "ready" the choppers that were supposed to lift them (Wessex I believe) had upgraded their load, which could enable them to lift a "normal" 88 ... :D
2006-10-17 14:39
2003 Land-Rover Range Rover Series III [L322]
Nine Lives (2005)
That is a L322 or 'New' RR, post 2002 (with sat-nav in the top center of the dash) ... Classic is used only for the traditional RRs MkI 1970s onwards. :) 2006-10-15 11:19
1986 Alfa Romeo 33 1a serie [905]
Romanzo Criminale (2006)
No antp, the one shown here is a 1st series 33, introduced in 1983. 2006-10-14 11:42
1977 Trabant 601 Universal [P601]
Gotcha! (1985)
601 Kombi 2006-10-14 11:41
1973 UAZ 469 B
The Living Daylights (1987)
We talked about the 'B' thing here.

I believe the difference may be very hard to spot ... let's better not go crazy about it ... :)
2006-10-14 11:34
1985 Nissan Cherry Europe GTi [920]
Esto es un atraco (1987)
mm wrote Well, the Arna was seen as one of the Alfas with the lowest quality ever made. And it didn't sell too well...
The Arna was named from the initials of "Alfa Romeo Nissan Autoveicoli".

I tend to disagree with you ... Arna's failure rate was in the better part of the Alfa average at the time, surely better than the Alfasud (not hard actually), better than the 33, and generally even better than the Alfa-Nord production of the time.
The Arna did not sell mostly because customers would not identify its design with a "true" Alfa Romeo, helped also by a lame marketing strategy.
PS: I've had the pleasure and opportunity to drive a TI around, and it was fun, like a souped up 33 can be ;)
2006-10-13 20:32
1980 Land-Rover Range Rover Convertible Rapport Huntsman Series I
Octopussy (1983)
... and also rare Russet Brown color :)
I believe is a post 1979 model (no galvanized bumpers, decal and no more raised letters, no tag on the panel after the bonnet).
2006-10-13 20:12
1993 Alfa Romeo 164 2a serie
Romanzo Criminale (2006)
datsunZ wrote
1991 circa restyled Alfa 164,IInd series (note low profile headlights and bumpers mated with body painting)

uhm ... you're right about the facelifted model .... but the Series II are the 1993 "restyled" ones ... this would be like a SIa :D Alex would agree ;)
2006-10-12 21:23
1993 Alfa Romeo 164 2a serie
Romanzo Criminale (2006)
ben68 wrote
Rims associated to the Q4 model?

no, Quadrifoglio rims are like these ones

Instead, these ones look like the ones mounted on Alfa 145/146 Junior models.
2006-10-12 21:09
1985 Alfa Romeo 75 [162B]
Romanzo Criminale (2006)
as datsunZ mentioned, 1985 2006-10-12 21:05
1986 Alfa Romeo 33 1a serie [905]
Romanzo Criminale (2006)
No, is a post facelift .... 2006-10-12 21:00
Piaggio Vespa GT
Chasing Liberty (2004)
Vespa GT (Granturismo) 2006-10-12 08:27
Piaggio Bravo
The Assignment (1997)
Bravo only ... Vespa is a different model (at least it's supposed to be) 2006-10-12 08:26
Derbi Atlantis
Aquí no hay quien viva (2003-2006)
I do not know where this was filmed, but I believe 'Vespa' and 'Sfera' are two different models. 2006-10-12 08:22
1988 Moto Guzzi V 75
Lovejoy (1986-1994)
Agree with jplemoine .... the V75 it is in fact a rare bird ... even in Italy nowadays ...
In addition to the "known" electrical quality problems and 16" handling, the V75 had - like the V35 Imola II and the V65 Lario - a 4-valve per cylinder layout, which gave a lot - I mean a LOT - of serious problems due to the poor quality of the materials employed (valves dropping inside the cylinder, etc.)
Pity, because a bike so light and balanced rides great when tuned 'right' ;)

Compliments for the great find! :)

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2006-10-12 08:19
1980 Fiat Campagnola Papamobile 2a serie [1107]
Romanzo Criminale (2006)
full model definition was "Campagnola AR 76" (TBC) 2006-10-12 08:15
1982 Alfa Romeo Alfetta 2000 Li America 2a serie
Romanzo Criminale (2006)
With beautiful (and terrible to clean) Campagnolo "Millerighe" alloy rims ... (sigh) 2006-10-12 08:11
Piaggio Vespa 50 Special
Romanzo Criminale (2006)
For now Piaggio Vespa ... later we can define exact model :) 2006-10-12 08:09
1958 Land-Rover 88'' Series II
Romanzo Criminale (2006)
:D 2006-10-12 08:06
1993 Alfa Romeo 164 2a serie
Romanzo Criminale (2006)
Very rare rims on that one ... 2006-10-12 08:06

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