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Old 3rd October 2008, 05:47   #46
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Hey karl, Some great news. finally got some pix of what she should be!!
the pics look absolutely fantastic just like the name
looks like the front had telescopic shocks even in those days
amazing for a scooter for those days
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I owned a Fantabulous while in College , way back in 1964.It was a nice, smooth, stable bike. I was told that there was a reason for the name- Someone in the sales dept said that it was FANTASTIC. Some dealers I believe said FABULOUS. Both comments joined together-FANTABULOUS
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This is interesting......

The Hindu : Metro Plus Chennai / Wheels : Nipped in the bud

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My colony has one of these scooters. Green in color if i remember correctly.
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My colony has one of these scooters. Green in color if i remember correctly.
Cyrus Bhai, If so, please try to post some pictures

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Cyrus Bhai, If so, please try to post some pictures

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and make sure its not with your night vision camera jokes aside its possible the dadar parsi colony is like the lost world for two wheelers.
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These scooters were manufactured only in one shade combination. A bright blueish-green & ivory.
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These scooters were manufactured only in one shade combination. A bright blueish-green & ivory.

I am talking about this one.

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@Amol, When are you coming to see the lambys??
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@Amol, When are you coming to see the lambys??
Lambys?? Do you mean these:

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/post-1...ambrettas.html

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Dear Cyrus,
The scooter shown in the photo is ain't a Fantabulous.
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The scooter shown in the photo is ain't a Fantabulous.
True, its the Rajdoot Runabout.
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True, its the Rajdoot Runabout.
Wasn't it renamed as Rajhans in late seventies?
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Some how I have missed this thread, anyway not too late. Here is a Fantabulous which was parked ever since I know my dads mechanic. We used to use it as a bench for sit and chat purpose.

The engine from this scooter was removed and fitted in a Crusader as both were sharing 175CC villiers engine. The only working part in the scooter is seat plate and few body parts. This scooter still having the original color scheme. The pictures are for your eyes:

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Sad! I guess Karl could take it as a parts donor for his own fantabulus!
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Some how I have missed this thread, anyway not too late. Here is a Fantabulous which was parked ever since I know my dads mechanic. We used to use it as a bench for sit and chat purpose.

The engine from this scooter was removed and fitted in a Crusader as both were sharing 175CC villiers engine. The only working part in the scooter is seat plate and few body parts. This scooter still having the original color scheme. The pictures are for your eyes:
Excellent trammway- the scooter has everything in original but has been plundered.The scooter's body was solid.They have not even spared the dash (below the handlebar) and the speedo.
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