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by dinglem
Sat Dec 13, 2014 10:41 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Pete's Van Percy
Replies: 204
Views: 68255

Re: Pete's Van Percy

Very very nice mate! :D


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by dinglem
Wed Aug 20, 2014 12:43 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: PKW 770M restoration
Replies: 35
Views: 13058

Re: PKW 770M restoration

Hi there Quintin, Great pics and information.... i remember speaking to somebody at the National (probably around 2002?) when we were in PKW and they mentioned they had owned and restored the car.... you perhaps? I would love to see more pictures as it is always fantastic to discover a little of the...
by dinglem
Mon Jul 07, 2014 7:57 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: PKW 770M restoration
Replies: 35
Views: 13058

Re: PKW 770M restoration

If you note on the earlier engine shots the alternator adjustment bracket thingie didn't quite reach the casting.... so here it is with a small extension added.

This gives a full range of adjustment with the different length belt.
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by dinglem
Mon Jun 30, 2014 4:29 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: JRS 898F - MK1 Sunbeam Stiletto
Replies: 176
Views: 67126

Re: JRS 898F - MK1 Sunbeam Stiletto

Just dropping back in on this thread having not looked for a few months. WOW!! :shock: Amazing progress in such a short time. Very nice and very well done! Looks like you're just getting to the good bit now :D The best of luck with it going into paint and for thebuild-up. I look forward to seeing it...
by dinglem
Sat Jun 28, 2014 8:10 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: PKW 770M restoration
Replies: 35
Views: 13058

Re: PKW 770M restoration

Van is ready to go Gurns... just depends on timings but i should make one or the other :wink:
by dinglem
Fri Jun 27, 2014 10:07 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: PKW 770M restoration
Replies: 35
Views: 13058

Re: PKW 770M restoration

The engine looks really good, Martin. :) What's the spec? 998 cc, Carter modifications and...? :?: IM 8) The engine is a 998cc with the same breather system as on my cars, R17 cam, billet cam-carrier, block strengthening kit, Wills rings, large capacity sump and all of the other usual tasty bits an...
by dinglem
Fri Jun 27, 2014 8:52 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: PKW 770M restoration
Replies: 35
Views: 13058

Re: PKW 770M restoration

So... it's been a while since there have been any updates on here. Other things took over for a while (my wedding last year and the associated Mi*i resto for starters!) plus Ron at Impspeed has been out of action a little recently, but is now thankfully back on the case. The shell is coming along ni...
by dinglem
Tue Apr 22, 2014 3:55 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Pete's Van Percy
Replies: 204
Views: 68255

Re: Pete's Van Percy

Awesome 8)
by dinglem
Sun Mar 30, 2014 8:37 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Singer Chamois coupe, Vickie
Replies: 286
Views: 75812

Re: Singer Chamois coupe, Vickie

Good to see you back at it mate :D I'll be keeping an eye out for further updates!!!!
by dinglem
Sun Mar 30, 2014 6:46 pm
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: WWW 2014
Replies: 194
Views: 112218

Re: WWW 2014

Big Pit was good the last time we went, and I do like Caldicot Castle also. The runs are always amazing anyway - can't beat that countryside and the Welsh roads so wherever is chosen it will be fine by me :D Fingers-crossed my work dates pan out this year so I can make it (as I seem to say every yea...
by dinglem
Fri Feb 14, 2014 4:51 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Sunbeam Stiletto 1969
Replies: 135
Views: 40588

Re: My Sunbeam Stiletto 1969

I like it!

Very nice 8)
by dinglem
Thu Feb 06, 2014 5:46 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: JRS 898F - MK1 Sunbeam Stiletto
Replies: 176
Views: 67126

Re: JRS 898F - MK1 Sunbeam Stiletto

Looks like a great transformation! That's one i have never seen before; great to see another Stiletto being saved :D

I look forward to seeing more piccies of the build-up.
by dinglem
Sat Dec 14, 2013 9:58 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: time to start my imps
Replies: 31
Views: 10548

Re: time to start my imps

itsshelby wrote:thanks g .anderson for the thread,hello dinglem,think that imp in the pick looks like an attempt at a hatchback,what u think :?
Yeah... kinda. Looks like they were playing around with alternative light arrangements at the same time.
by dinglem
Fri Dec 13, 2013 10:11 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: time to start my imps
Replies: 31
Views: 10548

Re: time to start my imps

Here's another (genuine Rootes/Chysler) attempt at an estate Imp. I would describe this styling exercise as 'interesting'.... http://i915.photobucket.com/albums/ac356/dinglem/estate001_zps2ebff215.jpg http://i915.photobucket.com/albums/ac356/dinglem/estate002_zps6b15ab8c.jpg http://i915.photobucket....
by dinglem
Fri Dec 13, 2013 7:45 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: time to start my imps
Replies: 31
Views: 10548

Re: time to start my imps

Thanks Graham... i still hadn't been able to find that but Tim had just directed me in the right direction :wink:

Nice to have located one of these - hope she gets restored to her former glory.

I will be watching with interest. 8)
by dinglem
Fri Dec 13, 2013 7:00 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: time to start my imps
Replies: 31
Views: 10548

Re: time to start my imps

That (those) estate conversions were discussed fairly recently i believe. More pics very much appreciated :D hello dinglem,was it discussed,iam only back on forum and just joined club again,, :D Yes it was, but not on here. I will try to gather some more info and find the old photographs and get ba...
by dinglem
Fri Dec 13, 2013 6:38 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: time to start my imps
Replies: 31
Views: 10548

Re: time to start my imps

That (those) estate conversions were discussed fairly recently i believe.

More pics very much appreciated :D
by dinglem
Thu Nov 14, 2013 11:53 pm
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: NEC CLASSIC CAR SHOW 2013
Replies: 43
Views: 13898

Re: NEC CLASSIC CAR SHOW-ANYONE GOING?

I received some photo's of my Stiletto on the stand this evening - gutted i'm not around to attend this year.

The stand looks fantastic so well done to all involved. Obviously a lot of work and planning has gone into that display 8)

Hope you all have a great weekend!!
by dinglem
Thu Sep 26, 2013 2:06 pm
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: WICKED WELSH DATES 2013 (with pics!!)
Replies: 136
Views: 44135

Re: WICKED WELSH DATES 2013 (with pics!!)

Hmmm... well sadly it is looking like we might not be able to make it this year at all unfortunately. Still in discussions regarding showing up just for the day on Saturday in the Stiletto but it's not looking likely :( We've hit a bit of a wall with the Van engine set-up so that's still very much a...
by dinglem
Thu Sep 12, 2013 11:06 am
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: WICKED WELSH DATES 2013 (with pics!!)
Replies: 136
Views: 44135

Re: WICKED WELSH DATES 2013 (with pics!!)

^^^I'll be up for that, Frank :D
by dinglem
Tue Sep 10, 2013 9:44 pm
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: WICKED WELSH DATES 2013 (with pics!!)
Replies: 136
Views: 44135

Re: WICKED WELSH DATES 2013 (with pics!!)

Still not sure when we'll be there yet, but this gives us something to aim for! Sounds brilliant Lesley :D
by dinglem
Tue Sep 10, 2013 8:47 pm
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: WICKED WELSH DATES 2013 (with pics!!)
Replies: 136
Views: 44135

Re: WICKED WELSH DATES 2013 (with pics!!)

What time is the run going to be on the Friday Gurns, in case we can get there in time?

The Van is booked in for a rolling road session to set it all up next week so fingers-crossed it will make it :twisted:
by dinglem
Mon Sep 09, 2013 12:08 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Nods news , Time for reflection plus year end report .
Replies: 5973
Views: 1328252

Re: Noddys Natterings , WWW checkover

Looks fantastic!
by dinglem
Sat Aug 31, 2013 9:50 pm
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: Wicked Welsh Newbies..UPDATE
Replies: 93
Views: 35197

Re: Wicked Welsh Newbies..UPDATE

Likewise!!! Fingers-crossed we'll be able to make it. Looking good at the moment :D
by dinglem
Sat Aug 31, 2013 8:22 am
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: Wicked Welsh Newbies..UPDATE
Replies: 93
Views: 35197

Re: Wicked Welsh Newbies..UPDATE

Hi Gurns, We are still lining up to come, Rach, myself and my parents so we should be in the Van and the Stiletto. 2 tents, no hook-ups required. We will be able to put the tents close together to hopefully save a little space. If my work schedule changes last-minute and we can't make it i will let ...
by dinglem
Mon Aug 05, 2013 10:29 am
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: Wicked Welsh Newbies..UPDATE
Replies: 93
Views: 35197

Re: Wicked Welsh Newbies

Hi Gurns,

There is a chance we could be making it this year also.... should be able to let you know a little nearer the time.

Cheers Martin.
by dinglem
Tue Jun 25, 2013 1:13 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Giles' Mk1 Saloon 'BRU'
Replies: 87
Views: 28854

Re: Giles' Mk1 Saloon 'BRU'

Looking fab mate - nice to see it out and about being used. I hope it is going to be just as clean and shiny towards the end of next month!? :wink:
by dinglem
Thu Mar 28, 2013 11:12 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: KRR300E Californian
Replies: 56
Views: 17461

Re: KRR300E Californian

Awesome progess.

Love it!
by dinglem
Thu Feb 28, 2013 1:01 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: KRR300E Californian
Replies: 56
Views: 17461

Re: KRR300E Californian

I am liking the look of this!!! Small pics are better than no pics, so please keep them coming....

What is your engine spec going to be???
by dinglem
Thu Nov 29, 2012 11:29 am
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: Possible run to the Retro Computer Museum.
Replies: 6
Views: 1604

Re: Possible run to the Retro Computer Museum.

If i'm not away working on that particular weekend then i'd love to be there :)
by dinglem
Sun Nov 18, 2012 8:07 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Nathan Colours
Replies: 2
Views: 2304

Re: Nathen Colours

I am in fairly regular contact with Roger Nathan himself (as well as Al) so can pass on any specific questions you may have. PM me if you like?
by dinglem
Thu Oct 18, 2012 9:38 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Nearly there
Replies: 8
Views: 1977

Re: Nearly there

Looks great Tom!

I will be looking forwards to seeing some more pictures as and when they are available.
by dinglem
Fri Oct 05, 2012 9:56 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Singer Chamois coupe, Vickie
Replies: 286
Views: 75812

Re: Singer Chamois coupe, Vickie

Great tip regarding the waxoyl Colin! :)
by dinglem
Wed Oct 03, 2012 10:56 pm
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: WICKED WELSH 2012 DATES CONFIRMED
Replies: 233
Views: 43131

Re: WICKED WELSH 2012 DATES CONFIRMED

Rach and I get married towards the end of July..... so I have zero idea what might or might not happen regarding Imp 50 or the WWW. In my head we'll be going to both. In her head? Who knows..... :?
by dinglem
Tue Oct 02, 2012 12:20 pm
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: WWW2012 - Bazza's piccies
Replies: 19
Views: 3490

Re: WWW2012 - Bazza's piccies

Looks like there were some lovely cars (and van) there this year. Great pics Baz - thanks for posting them.

Also really good to see BRU looking so fine following her recent restoration! Nice one Giles and Connie! :D
by dinglem
Fri Sep 28, 2012 4:31 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: PKW 770M restoration
Replies: 35
Views: 13058

Re: PKW 770M restoration

Here's the NOS heated rear window, as mentioned above:-

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by dinglem
Fri Sep 28, 2012 2:09 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: MOT Passed Today :)
Replies: 4
Views: 1475

Re: MOT Passed Today :)

Looks great! They both do in fact :D
by dinglem
Fri Sep 28, 2012 7:56 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: PKW 770M restoration
Replies: 35
Views: 13058

Re: PKW 770M restoration

Thanks Tim.

Ron has it now and will be sorting it prior to paint; he is aware of the previous issues with door fit so i will report back once he's had a play with it.
by dinglem
Thu Sep 27, 2012 10:13 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: PKW 770M restoration
Replies: 35
Views: 13058

Re: PKW 770M restoration

Lars Hagermark(DJH705) wrote:Is that your fathers car? :shock:
I shall show this thread to my two sons! :wink: :lol:
Haha... yeah, i am getting it restored for him to say thank you for pretty much restoring my entire house for me!!!
by dinglem
Thu Sep 27, 2012 7:31 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: PKW 770M restoration
Replies: 35
Views: 13058

Re: PKW 770M restoration

^^Thanks for your input regarding the transaxle Dave! Well the body shell was collected from SPL today and has now gone off to be prep'd and painted :D Here are a few more close-up snaps of the coating. Looks pretty good. There was one 'extra' small dent on the roof that my father swears wasn't ther...