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by colin rooney
Wed Sep 11, 2019 6:49 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: lydden hill trackday
Replies: 1
Views: 185

lydden hill trackday

There is a trackday at lydden hill this saturday £130 if anyone is interested

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by colin rooney
Mon Sep 09, 2019 7:30 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: SMRC Knockhill - 1st September 2019
Replies: 12
Views: 1662

Re: SMRC Knockhill - 1st September 2019

Great report pete and so glad your ok and that you and the car were fit to do the 2nd race

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by colin rooney
Fri Sep 06, 2019 7:21 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Tappet clearance?
Replies: 4
Views: 330

Re: Tappet clearance?

You should be looking for 6 to 8 and 13 to 15 , thats what i was running on my R23

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by colin rooney
Thu Aug 15, 2019 6:10 pm
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: National awards winners?
Replies: 33
Views: 1794

Re: National awards winners?

Competition imp 1st Chris Valentine ,2nd me and 3rd Nigel Weeks , any other classes i dont know as i was outside and had to be told by someone else my name was called

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by colin rooney
Wed Aug 14, 2019 7:13 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: VAK 1972 Clan Crusader
Replies: 540
Views: 115288

Re: VAK 1972 Clan Crusader

David said Caitlin said the clan was the best car she had been in all day , I think that was the old man in the imp

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by colin rooney
Wed Aug 14, 2019 6:45 pm
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: National awards winners?
Replies: 33
Views: 1794

Re: National awards winners?

Yes you guys are right i was just thinking alot of people wait on the magazine but as has been said this is the club forum , plus its freedom of speech to say who won ,

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by colin rooney
Tue Aug 13, 2019 5:19 pm
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: National awards winners?
Replies: 33
Views: 1794

Re: National awards winners?

I dont think winners should be post on here until the magazine has been published ,just my view on it as alot of people like to read it 1st in club magazine

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by colin rooney
Mon Aug 05, 2019 7:43 pm
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: Imp National 2019
Replies: 31
Views: 3444

Re: Imp National 2019

Big thanks to all involved in national , a great relaxed weekend and the weather was spot on also big thanks to the sussex area for adopting me ,my dad and steve and making sure we had a lovely breakfast every day

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by colin rooney
Sat Mar 09, 2019 5:12 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: 68 stiletto Restoration
Replies: 777
Views: 303807

Re: 68 stiletto Restoration

Gary i just caught up on this build after you pointed me to it , mate you have done some nice work i cant believe that the bloke you bought it from had bodged it so much he seemed to think he had done a good job on it when i picked it up to deliver to you , glad you have saved it

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by colin rooney
Sun Feb 24, 2019 1:48 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: 1960s 1970s IMP racer info required !
Replies: 25
Views: 2385

Re: 1960s 1970s IMP racer info required !

i remember going to pick this up on my trailer with robin ,the car has had some amount of holes drilled in it

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by colin rooney
Fri Feb 22, 2019 7:58 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: 1960s 1970s IMP racer info required !
Replies: 25
Views: 2385

Re: 1960s 1970s IMP racer info required !

yes thats mick
by colin rooney
Fri Feb 22, 2019 4:31 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: 1960s 1970s IMP racer info required !
Replies: 25
Views: 2385

Re: 1960s 1970s IMP racer info required !

Thats mike O Dell old 850 race imp robin human knows quiet abit about the car as he bought it from mick and then sold to ed newman
by colin rooney
Sat Oct 20, 2018 7:15 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Dream Spaceframe build
Replies: 6
Views: 1410

Re: Dream Spaceframe build

yep that way easy access to the gear ratios
by colin rooney
Sat Oct 20, 2018 7:04 am
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Dream Spaceframe build
Replies: 6
Views: 1410

Re: Dream Spaceframe build

Hi i have a jig for a maguire spaceframe as i made it from an original , to be able to race it in modern times as its a fresh build you have to use moden sized roll cage material , in fact im building another chassis and im looking at fitting a k series but using a hewland gearbox

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by colin rooney
Sun Aug 05, 2018 8:28 pm
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: Imp 2018 Leicestershire.
Replies: 65
Views: 25007

Re: Imp 2018 Leicestershire.

Just back from imp national and would like to say a massive thanks to the team who put on a great weekend ,it was so chilled i wanted to stay tonight but have stuff to do so had to leave

thanks again col
by colin rooney
Sat Jul 28, 2018 6:47 pm
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: Cranleigh car Show - Sun 12th August
Replies: 12
Views: 2843

Re: Cranleigh car Show - Sun 12th August

i seen it but i go by any name :D
by colin rooney
Fri Jul 27, 2018 4:34 pm
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: Cranleigh car Show - Sun 12th August
Replies: 12
Views: 2843

Re: Cranleigh car Show - Sun 12th August

who have u got on the list steve
by colin rooney
Sun Jul 15, 2018 9:22 am
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: Imp 2018 Leicestershire.
Replies: 65
Views: 25007

Re: Imp 2018 Leicestershire.

Hi just wondered if your doing the autojumble can you put your tent up behind your stall so we dont have to pack all the stuff away in the evening

thanks col
by colin rooney
Sun Jul 01, 2018 6:22 pm
Forum: Circuit racing
Topic: Cadwell May 2018 support
Replies: 19
Views: 5622

Re: Cadwell May 2018 support

hi steve i wont be racing at lydden but will be there as rob is racing had a few issues with the cylinder head

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by colin rooney
Tue Jun 12, 2018 8:12 pm
Forum: Circuit racing
Topic: Cadwell May 2018 support
Replies: 19
Views: 5622

Re: Cadwell May 2018 support

hi steve im working on the car i hope to be ready but im just going to use it as a test session and settle my engine and myself back into the car , i dont know the times yet

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by colin rooney
Sat Jun 02, 2018 7:44 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Spaceframe Imps
Replies: 1340
Views: 911860

Re: Spaceframe Imps

nice looking car roy hope you get it sorted

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by colin rooney
Wed Apr 18, 2018 8:05 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: What did you do to your Imp today?
Replies: 691
Views: 102957

Re: What did you do to your Imp today?

Glad stan got new mot mate and that you are on the mend

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by colin rooney
Sun Mar 11, 2018 9:15 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Nice bit of recycling
Replies: 37
Views: 4515

Re: Nice bit of recycling

Nice bit of work there scott

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by colin rooney
Tue Mar 06, 2018 9:06 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: The start of the journey
Replies: 71
Views: 9272

Re: The start of the journey

Im sure i read somewhere LED were illegal on old cars could be wrong
Imps with a different colour roof look good
by colin rooney
Mon Feb 26, 2018 8:25 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Imp with Rover VVC power
Replies: 116
Views: 31003

Re: Imp with Rover VVC power

Looks fantastic glad my old shell is nearly finished
by colin rooney
Sat Feb 03, 2018 8:06 am
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Spaceframe Imps
Replies: 1340
Views: 911860

Re: Spaceframe Imps

Well in all my years spent around race cars i never knew it was ROPS they say you learn something new every day :D

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by colin rooney
Thu Feb 01, 2018 7:36 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Spaceframe Imps
Replies: 1340
Views: 911860

Re: Spaceframe Imps

roy what is ROPS

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by colin rooney
Wed Jan 31, 2018 4:31 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Spaceframe Imps
Replies: 1340
Views: 911860

Re: Spaceframe Imps

Hi Roy i have messaged Ian but not heard back from him

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by colin rooney
Sun Jan 28, 2018 9:30 am
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Spaceframe Imps
Replies: 1340
Views: 911860

Re: Spaceframe Imps

Ian is on facebook if your not on there i can ask him for a contact email or number for you , i cant shed any light on the car you have as i only know it from when rob knox had it , but i do know that reg patten was involved with it before rob bought it so it might be worth giving reg a call

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by colin rooney
Thu Jan 18, 2018 9:38 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Spaceframe Imps
Replies: 1340
Views: 911860

Re: Spaceframe Imps

excellent
by colin rooney
Wed Jan 17, 2018 10:38 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Stan's Newest Adventures.
Replies: 129
Views: 49551

Re: Stan's Newest Adventures.

Great to know you and stan are back up and running , if you fancy a cuppa at the workshop and another blast out in stan pop up mate would love to catch up

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by colin rooney
Sun Jan 14, 2018 9:00 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Spaceframe Imps
Replies: 1340
Views: 911860

Re: Spaceframe Imps

how long until panels are ready

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by colin rooney
Tue Jan 09, 2018 9:32 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: The Vusky.
Replies: 530
Views: 105875

Re: The Vusky. Dead for now

Just caught up on this post dave , i had a 930 fitted years ago with the flywheel having an insert in it all was good for a few months then it started ti judder , when i got a steel flywheel problem solved and i was still running the same clutch and pressure plate , has your fly wheel got the insert...
by colin rooney
Sun Jan 07, 2018 7:20 pm
Forum: Where are they now
Topic: FBM991E
Replies: 0
Views: 1737

FBM991E

Hi all im looking to see if anyone here knows if this imp is still around dvla site says its un taxed for a long time any info would be great thanks

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by colin rooney
Thu Dec 28, 2017 9:53 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Wendy Wools Special Saloons & Modsports series 2018
Replies: 16
Views: 8493

Re: Wendy Wools Special Saloons & Modsports series 2018

Run the car with The Classic Touring Car Club a more friendly club It’s not all about the CSCC with 500bhp We had a meeting last year at Lydden with them and they have welcomed anything to return this year, so if you have 1200cc or a 875cc your all welcome. Yes thats where im going to run my imp in...
by colin rooney
Wed Dec 27, 2017 8:59 am
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Wendy Wools Special Saloons & Modsports series 2018
Replies: 16
Views: 8493

Re: Wendy Wools Special Saloons & Modsports series 2018

We have been there with that told them it was made for a car originally but no to others its a bike engine

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by colin rooney
Tue Dec 26, 2017 3:29 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Wendy Wools Special Saloons & Modsports series 2018
Replies: 16
Views: 8493

Re: Wendy Wools Special Saloons & Modsports series 2018

I have read all you wrote Martin and yes your right about people who just sit on there computer moaning , but when you race along with these bigger car and alot of them steel and your in a spaceframed imp getting lapped and paying the same entry fee to do 13laps instead of a full 15 lap race it just...
by colin rooney
Sun Dec 17, 2017 7:33 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Spaceframe Imps
Replies: 1340
Views: 911860

Re: Spaceframe Imps

no its not the same andy wilson , the man you need can be contacted on 07939028186