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Will the portable friction dashboard mount listed for the C530, C550 and the C580 work on my unit which is the 660?? Please advise

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Hi,

Yes the portable friction dashboard mount will work for all Nuvi series including your 660.
Please CLICK HERE for more details.

Goodluck,
Please don't forget to rate or accept the solution as fixya.

Posted on Jun 15, 2008

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Yes it should work.feel free for further assistance

Posted on Jun 15, 2008

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    hemant somaiya Jun 15, 2008

    any more assistance required?if fixed rate the correct solution as fixya

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Let me see it first...

Posted on Jun 15, 2008

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    micromaster Jun 15, 2008

    here & just do a double check, and it is... Works with Garmin StreetPilot c580, c550 and c530; and all models of Garmin nuvi.

    Cheers!


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    micromaster Jun 15, 2008

    if this info/ idea helps you, kindly rate my solutions, will yah..?

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