480 indicator-ed motorbike/sidecar

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jamescarruthers
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480 indicator-ed motorbike/sidecar

Post by jamescarruthers » Mon May 27, 2019 8:33 pm

Saw one of those sidecar things (CSC FSIII, or California Sidecar Friendship III) with a 480 front indicator, on the M6 coming down from the Lake District‎!

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2001 Volvo C70 2.4T convertible (Olivolvo)
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Re: 480 indicator-ed motorbike/sidecar

Post by Alan 480 » Mon May 27, 2019 8:37 pm

james

that really is pushing the 'spotted' link :-) but ten out ten for noticing it?

I wonder if they bought a BIG batch of LH indicators :D (or was that previously discussed)

kind of like the SS1 uses the same indicators as an 'upmarket' vehicle, but also fitted to Fiat 128/ Yugo etc, guess which dealer you buy them from? :wink:
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Re: 480 indicator-ed motorbike/sidecar

Post by dragonflyjewels » Tue May 28, 2019 10:38 am

Very stylish front end, wonder what it reminds me of ?? :lol:
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Re: 480 indicator-ed motorbike/sidecar

Post by dcwalker » Wed May 29, 2019 6:01 pm

dragonflyjewels wrote:
Tue May 28, 2019 10:38 am
Very stylish front end, wonder what it reminds me of ?? :lol:
You're right, the whole front-end of the side-car looks decidedly familiar...pity it doesn't have a pop-up headlight fitted in it as well! :D

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