Red 480 in Thetford

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Red 480 in Thetford

Post by dragonflyjewels » Mon Jul 02, 2018 3:55 pm

Al has only just told me, he was in the Thetford area last Thursday in our green GT when a red 480 came round a bend going t'other way. He was in a hurry or he would have turned round and given chase. James, was this you ?? or anyone else on here ? It was such a quick glimpse he didn't see the bumper colour.
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Re: Red 480 in Thetford

Post by jamescarruthers » Mon Jul 02, 2018 4:09 pm

No, not me unfortunately!

Off to Lincoln in the 480 tomorrow if I can find the time to fit replacement driver's window winder before hand. Fingers crossed I see a 480 on the way!
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Re: Red 480 in Thetford

Post by zapcity » Mon Jul 02, 2018 7:00 pm

I think I know who this is.

I met a lady at the 'cars on the green' show a couple of weeks ago.

She came over to look at Rod's Celebration and said she had a red 480.

I told her I'd passed a red 480 in Honington (near Thetford) recently, and she said it was where she lived.

Nice lady. I told her about the forum so hopefully she will join.
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Re: Red 480 in Thetford

Post by frenchfries » Mon Jul 02, 2018 8:41 pm

jamescarruthers wrote:
Mon Jul 02, 2018 4:09 pm
No, not me unfortunately!

Off to Lincoln in the 480 tomorrow if I can find the time to fit replacement driver's window winder before hand. Fingers crossed I see a 480 on the way!
If not on the way you will for sure when you get there :)
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Re: Red 480 in Thetford

Post by buttercup » Mon Oct 01, 2018 9:49 am

It was me in the red 480, have just managed to get into the forum after forgetting passwords etc. This 480 is in Thetford most days and is most likely the one in Bury st Edmunds too!!

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Re: Red 480 in Thetford

Post by dragonflyjewels » Mon Oct 01, 2018 8:46 pm

Hello Buttercup, welcome to the forum !! Hopefully some more of us will see you and your 480 at a meeting next year.
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Lethal Lily - 1991 White Turbo with richmod
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Re: Red 480 in Thetford

Post by buttercup » Tue Oct 02, 2018 8:49 pm

Thank you, hopefully l will meet some 480 owners. Actually, l really liked the one for sale in Sheffield which is on the 480 uk site. Would quite like it but don’t know enough mechanically to go and buy it. It would have to be very reliable and sound as l use mine for work and it lives outside. Need someone who lives up that way who would be able to help.

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Re: Red 480 in Thetford

Post by ospriet » Tue Nov 13, 2018 12:02 pm

Other 480 owners in Thetford?!?! :hopping:

I'm in Thetford at least once a fortnight - I drive a green GT. Now I know there are others in the area I'll look out for you!

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Re: Red 480 in Thetford

Post by buttercup » Fri Nov 23, 2018 10:02 pm

Hi, I will look out for you too, l am usually parked in the car park near the canal in town. It would be great to see another 480.

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