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by timbeardsley
Fri Aug 05, 2011 9:03 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Clan at Spa - July 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1633

Re: Clan at Spa - July 2011

Nice driving, i love it in the wet :wink:
Tim
by timbeardsley
Sun Jul 03, 2011 3:04 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Turbo Test Engine - Test Completed
Replies: 93
Views: 28816

Re: Turbo Test Engine - Test Completed

Not that long ago the Merc F1 engines had big ends on a 45 deg split and i bet that wasn't to get the rod ends down the bores. The most common point of failure is at the end of the exhaust stroke at revs, think about it :idea: But hats off to Eric for the test 875 bottom end lasting so well with tha...
by timbeardsley
Wed Sep 29, 2010 6:25 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Camilla......weld and grindathon! need to sell! 04/12/2010
Replies: 381
Views: 67977

Re: Camilla...... welding, 2nd night done of college course

Hey Chris those welds are looking good. Ive found it just practice practice practice and setting the welder up right. It gets a bit harder when the material gets thinner especially alloy, the more you get to know your welder and its controls it gets easier to adapt. Keep up the good work.

Cheers Tim
by timbeardsley
Mon Aug 09, 2010 7:40 pm
Forum: 2010 - Imp TwentyTen Information Thread 5th to the 9th August 2010 Bridgwater (open)
Topic: voting at national
Replies: 180
Views: 22003

Re: voting at national

I like the idea for The Rosemary Smith Perpetual Trophy, it is after all Her vote not the best of everyone elses.
This is what the forum is good for, not bitching but coming up with new ideas.
cheers Tim
by timbeardsley
Mon Aug 09, 2010 6:04 pm
Forum: 2010 - Imp TwentyTen Information Thread 5th to the 9th August 2010 Bridgwater (open)
Topic: voting at national
Replies: 180
Views: 22003

Re: voting at national

I do hope that a fair system is sorted for the future, the forum is an ideal place to be able to put ideas foward that we can all agree on :wink: i would have liked to vote but the two cars i were gunning for finished first in class anyway.
cheers Tim
by timbeardsley
Mon May 31, 2010 7:45 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Curborough Test/track day June 10th
Replies: 55
Views: 12789

Re: Curborough Test/track day June 10th

Oooooo like the sound of a tetst, get more running in than a weekend event. Will have to see how busy we are next week at work (im only guesing but very at the moment) and i would like the clutch to stay inside the bellhousing this time.

Cheers Tim
by timbeardsley
Tue Apr 20, 2010 1:23 pm
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: east midlands speed championship 2010
Replies: 1
Views: 1271

east midlands speed championship 2010

chesterfield based imp race/rally specialists AMBER RACING are sponsors of the 2010 east midlands centre speed championships. any imp people wishing to complete in the championship which starts at Curborough sprint circuit on sunday 25th april should contact Mike Yates on 01246 276054 email; j.j.yat...
by timbeardsley
Sun Apr 11, 2010 6:50 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: I want to try hill climb
Replies: 10
Views: 2690

Re: I want to try hill climb

Sorry i didnt read this thread sooner, ive just done a sprint test day at Blyton, only got msa sactioning last week for two pos three courses. It only cost £45 to run around all day, road licence ok, no scrutineering etc tec. The track was a bit broken up but they are looking to tarmac it. If they h...
by timbeardsley
Sun Feb 07, 2010 8:19 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: South Down Stages, Goodwood 6.2.10
Replies: 16
Views: 3441

Re: South Down Stages, Goodwood 6.2.10

Nice one, its about time i got out to see one of these rally stages, tell us when your out again.
by timbeardsley
Thu Jan 28, 2010 7:34 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Spaceframe Imps
Replies: 1340
Views: 915636

Re: Spaceframe Imps

What an ace thread, its taken a couple of evenings to get through and has me spellbound over space frame imps now. the old pics are just the best and brings back memories of going to hillclimbs when i was just a nipper.
by timbeardsley
Tue Dec 29, 2009 5:16 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: WANTED, HOMOLOGATION PAPERS FOR STILETTO COUPE
Replies: 3
Views: 2128

WANTED, HOMOLOGATION PAPERS FOR STILETTO COUPE

CAN ANYONE HELP WITH A COPY OF THE HOMOLOGATION PAPERS OR A PDF FOR THE SUNBEAM STILETTO COUPE.
ALSO ANY PERIOD RALLY PARTS WANTED
NEIL HASLAM
AMBER RACING DEVELOPMENTS
07777687703
by timbeardsley
Wed Oct 15, 2008 7:35 am
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Mark Ibbotsons's good idea of a social introduction to HSA .
Replies: 39
Views: 8521

Re: Mark Ibbotsons's good idea of a social introduction to HSA .

Hi all,
well done to Stuart in his imp for the class win, i had a great day out but was not there for the second timed run. Nice to chat to all that i did, by the way the Ford-based somethingorother is a Mk 2 Mallock built about 1961 ish. only about ten of these were ever made.
Cheers Tim
by timbeardsley
Wed Oct 01, 2008 6:59 am
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Mark Ibbotsons's good idea of a social introduction to HSA .
Replies: 39
Views: 8521

Re: Mark Ibbotsons's good idea of a social introduction to HSA .

yep ill be there, the g15 wont im afraid but suport we must. Only competed in one event this year due to job change but im planning a return next year in the Ginetta owners club class and HSA. It would also be nice to meet people that we just talk to on here as well.

Cheers Tim
by timbeardsley
Wed Jul 09, 2008 9:05 am
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Harewood Hillclimb 5-6th July
Replies: 7
Views: 2555

Re: Harewood Hillclimb 5-6th July

Would love to have done this one again this year, Harewood is a fantastic place to go. But the rain does come down horizontal. Have not put in any entries recently as a change work has been coming. I will be back sometime soon. Think Gurston and Prescot latter in the year.

Tim
by timbeardsley
Sat Mar 22, 2008 5:23 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: hillclimb and sprint association
Replies: 31
Views: 7960

Dont think that if you have not got alot of power its not worth bothering with just get out and have a go, its so much fun you will want to do more. I also compete in the Ginetta owners club championship and i will never win the class against cars like a G17 (single seater), duratec and honda blackb...
by timbeardsley
Sat Mar 15, 2008 2:31 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: hillclimb and sprint association
Replies: 31
Views: 7960

Yep you can count me in. Just got to send form back, Will be doing Ginetta owners club champ as well so i should have a good range of places and dates to do. The first i have penciled in is Wiscombe, if i get my bits and the car back in one piece in time :D

Cheers Tim
by timbeardsley
Sun Mar 09, 2008 11:47 am
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: rodwell motorsport drysump parts
Replies: 9
Views: 3836

I like the look of that but as Pete says where is the oil scavenged from, i see no ports. What i could make i had a cnc miller :idea:

Cheers Tim
by timbeardsley
Fri Sep 07, 2007 11:31 am
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Curborough test/track day
Replies: 59
Views: 26644

What a top day out. The G15 was running much better since ive done a few mods, shame about finishig at lunch but im so glad it wasnt the engine that whent bang :shock: and it was a big bang and clatter of loose bits, but hay never mind its only the clutch. Thats imp power for you. :D Nice to meet al...
by timbeardsley
Thu Aug 09, 2007 10:41 am
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Curborough test/track day
Replies: 59
Views: 26644

Hi Pat
cheques in the post, :D what sort of numbers are you expecting

Cheers Tim
by timbeardsley
Thu Jul 12, 2007 7:08 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Curborough test/track day
Replies: 59
Views: 26644

Nice one will have to sort the calendar out and let you know, i watched the video :lol: like you couldnt see that coming

Cheers Tim
by timbeardsley
Thu Jul 12, 2007 7:01 pm
Forum: Sprints and hillclimbs
Topic: Topic dedicated to HSA Speed Championship Class N
Replies: 289
Views: 289067

Eric modest. you should have seen his grin he was over the moon i can tell ya. :D :D :D well done, just wish i got a time in. never mind its shelsley this weekend and the spare box is in and seems to work ok. i may take it a bit steady to start with off the line. i want to finish this one. :wink: Ch...
by timbeardsley
Tue Jul 10, 2007 11:25 am
Forum: Sprints and hillclimbs
Topic: Topic dedicated to HSA Speed Championship Class N
Replies: 289
Views: 289067

If only :( i pulled the spiders out and the star wheels fell into the bottom of the box, the cross pin is still there so i can only gues that the planet wheels have shatered. :( spare box going in tonight. Stuart and i were talking about fitting a ford diff in an imp box this weekend just before it ...
by timbeardsley
Mon Jul 09, 2007 2:54 pm
Forum: Sprints and hillclimbs
Topic: Topic dedicated to HSA Speed Championship Class N
Replies: 289
Views: 289067

Hi Eric i had that idea, its sat at home in the air with the oil draining with no bits in it and if you turn the shafts there is no noise or grinding feeling. we shall see tonight :? i hope it is something that easy, it will save me alot of work.
cheers Tim
by timbeardsley
Mon Jul 09, 2007 12:38 pm
Forum: Sprints and hillclimbs
Topic: Topic dedicated to HSA Speed Championship Class N
Replies: 289
Views: 289067

Nice one Eric, glad you improved on your last run. i still had a very good weekend with five practice runs and 3 secs faster than my pb. i was not that pi%$ed off when it broke its just the frustration of changing the box this week when i thought i may be able to put my feet up. not got the car in b...
by timbeardsley
Thu Jul 05, 2007 9:36 am
Forum: Sprints and hillclimbs
Topic: Topic dedicated to HSA Speed Championship Class N
Replies: 289
Views: 289067

tell you what i found usefull after i fist drove there is the how to drive it feature on the hsa web site. its a nice hill to drive and not much to hit compared to some other hills so you can go for it without as much fear of doing damage. i ought to be carefull saying things like that coz i know wh...
by timbeardsley
Thu Jul 05, 2007 9:12 am
Forum: Sprints and hillclimbs
Topic: Topic dedicated to HSA Speed Championship Class N
Replies: 289
Views: 289067

Hey Eric ill see you there, red g15 no 153. ive only done harewood once before and not very quick at that, the only chance of me going any quicker is if it doesnt rain for a start. weather forcast is not looking that bad at the mo but that will change i can bet.

Tim
by timbeardsley
Sun Mar 18, 2007 9:00 am
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Rear wheel bearings loose. Race related
Replies: 12
Views: 5495

Hi ive never had this problem but have been warned of it by other g15 owners. removing of the soft part of the washer or fiting a hard washer and locktite the thread is the way to go. or petes belt and braces way with a split pin and castle nut to ensure a mechanical fixing sounds the ticket for you...
by timbeardsley
Mon Sep 11, 2006 12:03 pm
Forum: Sprints and hillclimbs
Topic: Topic dedicated to HSA Speed Championship Class N
Replies: 289
Views: 289067

Hi all, Have just done my first 3 hillclimbs this year and have never had so much fun with my pants on. Loton Wiscombe and Harewood. Loton was a steep learning curve bieng my first event all went ok untill i selected reverse instead of second at triangle. Next up wiscombe and rain so alot of sideway...
by timbeardsley
Sat Feb 04, 2006 4:30 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: IMP 1/4 mile times
Replies: 49
Views: 34793

Run what u brung are ace days out. Ive yet to run the ginetta at one but ive done it with a formula ford powered mallock, that ran around 14.2 and a vauxhall powered mallock wich ran in the 12's I was in my early twentys at the time and ive never had so much fun with my pants on :D :D :D :D
by timbeardsley
Tue May 24, 2005 6:59 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Jack knight gears
Replies: 28
Views: 13470

Just had an email back from Jack Knight today saying that they still sell 4 and 5 speed dog gear kits but no syncro stuff, now im waiting for a price and ratio chart
by timbeardsley
Tue Mar 22, 2005 8:03 am
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: help need. imp to ford input shaft needed!!!!!!! DESPERATLY
Replies: 5
Views: 2966

Hi, i may have the very thing you are looking for. i once got a gearbox from a ginetta g12 that used an imp gearbox and a lotus twincam engine. i striped this box about 12 yrs ago to find that the crownwheel and pinion were shot so. as i never throw anything away it must be about somewhere. im sure ...