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by leadfoot
Tue Nov 19, 2019 7:48 pm
Forum: Rallying
Topic: AMH 337H Rallycross Preparation in USA - Shocks?
Replies: 3
Views: 288

Re: AMH 337H Rallycross Preparation in USA - Shocks?

Hi jim,
Speak to Mike Dent ( Moose) on here, he will advise and supply the best shocks, springs, also great for all mods on imps.
but just at the moment he is in Australia for the next couple of weeks.

keith.
by leadfoot
Tue Mar 21, 2017 6:57 pm
Forum: Rallying
Topic: Agbo stages
Replies: 2
Views: 1400

Agbo stages

Well done Geoff and Steve. This was the first time out since the Manx last September, when the gearbox lost some teeth from the crown wheel, the box having been rebuilt by Dave Weedon, and the engine and car undergone a winter rebuild. The pair were keen to get a result and have a clean run, this th...
by leadfoot
Mon Mar 07, 2016 6:59 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: stella the stiletto
Replies: 420
Views: 112349

Re: stella the stiletto

Well done Chris,
We didn't have dampness around the eyes did we. :lol:

all the best Keith.
by leadfoot
Wed Feb 03, 2016 9:05 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: FFG 549D Rally car
Replies: 660
Views: 188250

Re: FFG 549D Rally car

Well done Mike.
Not just the car that's top notch then ?? the driver must have a bit of something about him then to. :lol: :lol:
although I think the co-driver should take most of the credit, what say you Haggis :?:

well done mate, be in touch when I get back.

cheers Keith.
by leadfoot
Sun Nov 01, 2015 6:17 pm
Forum: Where are they now
Topic: Impspeed rally Imp
Replies: 2
Views: 1405

Re: Impspeed rally Imp

This picture is of ( if memory serves me right) Steve Crumps road rally imp, with the original owner of Imp speeds Roy Redmans rally clan in the background. Roys place was in Houghton near Blackburn, until he sold up and moved to an Island of west Scotland, I believe he was still involved in the Cla...
by leadfoot
Fri Oct 16, 2015 10:05 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: FFG 549D Rally car
Replies: 660
Views: 188250

Re: FFG 549D Rally car

hi mickey
Good luck this weekend, hope you have a good run and the new engine dose the business :D
will get in touch next week.

Keith.
by leadfoot
Wed Mar 04, 2015 7:33 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: FFG 549D Rally car
Replies: 660
Views: 188250

Re: FFG 549 D restoration

Yes well done mike on getting that bottle home without opening it :lol:
looks like you had good fun, I trust the car ran well? and up to expectations. do you think the rear shocks need stiffening up a bit that's some air under the front wheel.
Are we still on for next week :?:
cheers Keith.
by leadfoot
Sat Feb 28, 2015 11:32 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: FFG 549D Rally car
Replies: 660
Views: 188250

Re: FFG 549 D restoration

Chris,
he would be going much quicker if he had stole it, he just don't want to scratch it :lol:
That is till tomorrow, when the flag drops and the red mist descends, as I said before Mike hope you have a good clean run , will speak next week
Keith.
by leadfoot
Tue Dec 09, 2014 10:25 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: please read and sign
Replies: 19
Views: 8459

Re: please read and sign

signed,
we need to keep as many motor sport venues as we possible can.
Keith.
by leadfoot
Wed Jun 04, 2014 5:08 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Historic Stage Rally Championships 2014
Replies: 14
Views: 8042

Re: Historic Stage Rally Championships 2014

Hi Guys
Its not just the uj, he has improved the ball end at the gear lever to make gear selection more precise, ie quick shift style. Its only been developed with competition in mind not for general road use.
Keith.
by leadfoot
Mon Jun 02, 2014 4:03 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Historic Stage Rally Championships 2014
Replies: 14
Views: 8042

Re: Historic Stage Rally Championships 2014

My mistake should have read porches and conservatories :oops:
by leadfoot
Sun Jun 01, 2014 11:29 am
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Historic Stage Rally Championships 2014
Replies: 14
Views: 8042

Re: Historic Stage Rally Championships 2014

Severn valley rally Geoff Taylor and Steve Greenhill were the only Imp entrants on this rally although there was a good number of Avengers and Sunbeams. The car now with the spare engine in was running well and ready to see if the changes made over the winter, having been Moosed, will improve its ha...
by leadfoot
Mon May 19, 2014 4:18 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Racer eating distributors: rotors and caps?
Replies: 43
Views: 25405

Re: Racer eating distributors: rotors and caps?

Hi Mathew I agree with the others it has to be related to drive from the oil pump, end float or bronze gear movement. On the gear lever problem I would give Mike Dent (Moose) a call he has developed a very good modified one, I think some guys on here have them? ideal for racing ,rallying. good luck ...
by leadfoot
Mon Apr 07, 2014 7:55 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: GRP 6 link pipes
Replies: 13
Views: 8228

Re: GRP 6 link pipes

Hi Mike
add one for me please.

cheers Keith.
by leadfoot
Thu Mar 06, 2014 8:44 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Historic Stage Rally Championships 2014
Replies: 14
Views: 8042

Re: Historic Stage Rally Championships 2014

Mid Wales Stages Mixed fortunes for the imps out on a changeable day, Geoff Taylor retired less than 3 miles into the first stage, : :cry: with overheating problems, suspect a cracked head, but hopefully a wills ring. Poor old Mike Barrett retired with a broken drive coupling (brand new) on stage th...
by leadfoot
Sun Feb 09, 2014 6:15 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: British Historic Rally Championship - 2013 Update
Replies: 214
Views: 92619

Re: British Historic Rally Championship - 2013 Update

Well done Chris Tooes on the Red kite rally, don't no if they are doing the full championship?. Geoff Taylor (Gemini on here) is doing a selection of events this year after a rebuild and development work by Moose, Mike Dent over the winter. His first event will be the Mid Wales stages March 01/03/14...
by leadfoot
Thu Dec 26, 2013 12:47 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: FFG 549D Rally car
Replies: 660
Views: 188250

Re: FFG 549 D restoration

Hi Mike
if you need a hand to get FFG ready for Gaydon give us a shout, or with Geoffs. only to glad to help.
Hope you and family have a good xmas speak soon.
All the best Keith.
by leadfoot
Fri Oct 25, 2013 8:06 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: FFG 549D Rally car
Replies: 660
Views: 188250

Re: FFG 549 D restoration

Mike what's in the bottles :?: not Red Bull by any chance :lol: :lol: The car is looking great, let us know when you get it running will pay you a visit, :) Its a shame Nigels changed his plans, :( now the car seems to be sorted, would have been good to see how much the improvements would have made ...
by leadfoot
Sun Jun 16, 2013 10:49 am
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: British Historic Rally Championship - 2013 Update
Replies: 214
Views: 92619

Re: British Historic Rally Championship - Severn Valley Stag

well done to Geoff and Steve, 1st in class and Gerint Thomas 2nd in class, on the Severn valley rally, its a shame Mike Smith is not having as much good fortune, having to retire with overheating problems, thats the second rally in a row, hopefully third time lucky Mike keep your chin up it will com...
by leadfoot
Thu May 30, 2013 7:51 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: British Historic Rally Championship - 2013 Update
Replies: 214
Views: 92619

Re: British Historic Rally Championship - Jim Clark Rally

Mike
hope the rain holds off as we don't have your onesy,
will text you how it goes, and speak at the end no doubt,
Good luck Nige and H.
Keith.
by leadfoot
Sun Jan 27, 2013 8:19 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: rear trailing arms
Replies: 2
Views: 2766

rear trailing arms

hi guys I was just interested to see what ideas are out there with regards strengthening the rear arms, for forrest rallying :?: in relation to them bending near the bearing housing mainly, i have some ideas :? but would like to know what others have tried that have been successfull. cheers leadfoot.
by leadfoot
Fri Jan 18, 2013 11:14 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Crusty Sunbeam sport
Replies: 25
Views: 7179

Re: Crusty Sunbeam sport

Chris is it the colour as as it could have been the one i am trying to get on the road at the moment bad repairs, very poor welding (you just wonder how they pass an MOT) we ended up repairing the o/s sill, floor, front inner wing, front corner, rear suspension mount, spring seat, cone, n/s new inne...
by leadfoot
Sun Jan 13, 2013 8:36 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Crusty Sunbeam sport
Replies: 25
Views: 7179

Re: Crusty Sunbeam sport

Hi Chris
looking forward to hearing the trials and tribulations and of course the tears, we all now you will do the make proud,
by the way any chance of a copy of the drawings for the spit it looks awsome,
cheers Keith.
by leadfoot
Wed Jan 02, 2013 8:32 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: TYM 181M resto! Update 3 years on!
Replies: 108
Views: 39231

Re: TYM 181M restoration. More cutting and More welding Jan

Hi Jakjak having just completed the fitting of an Imp club full floor section i can fully recommend them and well worth the money, yes they may take longer to fit but i now have a very solid unrotten floor that when fully treated and painted should last for another 30 years, :) just hope the rest of...
by leadfoot
Sun Dec 30, 2012 10:56 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: FFG 549D Rally car
Replies: 660
Views: 188250

Re: FFG 549 D restoration

Mike
Pm me your address please.
cheers Keith.
by leadfoot
Sun Dec 30, 2012 8:54 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: FFG 549D Rally car
Replies: 660
Views: 188250

Re: FFG 549 D restoration

Mike
found one clevis connector/clippy thingy-ma-bob, will search for another tomorrow, have i to post them to you :?: as not sure when i will get to your spot.
hope you made good progress today, we have and hope to be putting on the stone chipp tomorrow :D
cheers Keith.
by leadfoot
Wed Dec 19, 2012 7:36 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: FFG 549D Rally car
Replies: 660
Views: 188250

Re: FFG 549 D restoration

Mike Now thats posh car rebuilding, doing it in the conseravtory :lol: next you will be putting blanket over it and telling it old rally stories By the way does the car have a name :?: if not how about "Lucky" after all the money and attention it received. :mrgreen: :lol: you know you cant work on y...
by leadfoot
Sat Dec 15, 2012 6:15 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: FFG 549D Rally car
Replies: 660
Views: 188250

Re: FFG 549 D restoration

Mike
when you mentioned stripes that wouldnt be the special GO FASTER ones would it :?:
good news about imps return, will there be a bit of a do :wink:
Keith.
by leadfoot
Wed Dec 12, 2012 9:48 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: FFG 549D Rally car
Replies: 660
Views: 188250

Re: FFG 549 D restoration

now the cats out? can i tell them about the delithium crystals and the wuffel valve you are going to be fitting :wink: and to think your going to pepper that lovley paint work with mud and stones tut tut :lol: is it going to be back for ho ho ho time, santas going to have to get a few more raindeer ...
by leadfoot
Fri Nov 09, 2012 10:31 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: R.A.C. Rally 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 3287

Re: R.A.C. Rally 2012

hopefully going, if work dosnt get in the way. I have many great memories of the RAC, ive watched, marshalled or serviced from 1972-1995 and without doubt the best years were the 70s in those days it was a rally in its self to go specing for 5 days and nights, we would do up to twenty stages and ove...
by leadfoot
Sun Oct 28, 2012 5:00 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: FFG 549D Rally car
Replies: 660
Views: 188250

Re: FFG 549 D restoration

Hi mike
hope you and yours had a good holiday, and the rally went well :?: you must be fully rested then if your taking that lot on, as you know if i can be of any help just let me know.
cheers Keith.
by leadfoot
Wed Sep 26, 2012 4:52 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: stella the stiletto
Replies: 420
Views: 112349

Re: stella the stiletto

Hi Chris Is it an orange thing :?: as Andrews newley aquired imp looks just like it, lots of welding to be done and more being found. cracking on with it, as he is desperate to get back on the road, better not through this one down a hill. i am sure crusty will be done to the same high spec as stell...
by leadfoot
Sat Sep 08, 2012 8:24 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: British Historic Rally Championship - 2013 Update
Replies: 214
Views: 92619

Re: British Historic Rally Championship - Ulster Historic Ra

I think i can safely say that both Geoff and Nigel wont be doing the RAC this year. The idea is to do the event in 2013 as a three car team, with possible Mike as the third team member :?: ,(that isnt to say that more imps woudnt be welcome) but this is subject to what championships they do, as ther...
by leadfoot
Sun Aug 19, 2012 9:48 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: British Historic Rally Championship - 2013 Update
Replies: 214
Views: 92619

Re: British Historic Rally Championship - Ulster Historic Ra

Hi all A quick up date on the rally imps, as i will let Nigel tell the details, but a mixed and busy weekends sport, first after a minor hic up after scruiteneering, Nigel and H went on to finish the rally, when Mike and i left not sure of final results, but they had a good run, just to complete the...
by leadfoot
Tue Jul 03, 2012 5:36 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: FFG 549D Rally car
Replies: 660
Views: 188250

Re: FFG 549 D restoration

Hi Mike
i have one some were, how soon do you need it, :?: as i go on hols for two weeks on Friday :D :D
Cheers Keith.
by leadfoot
Fri Jun 29, 2012 10:14 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: FFG 549D Rally car
Replies: 660
Views: 188250

Re: FFG 549 D restoration

what else but drink beer and talk cars :lol: :lol:
by leadfoot
Wed Jun 13, 2012 9:22 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: stella the stiletto
Replies: 420
Views: 112349

Re: stella the stiletto

happy birthday chris you will never finish stella as there will always be something your not happy with or a bit that needs polishing or cleaning, :) i take it the other one was a birthday pressy :?: or someone just likes seeing a grown man cry :lol: :lol: all the best Keith.
by leadfoot
Fri Jun 01, 2012 6:25 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: stella the stiletto
Replies: 420
Views: 112349

Re: stella the stiletto

i take it was a breeched delivery then Chris :lol: :lol: I bet the labour was long and arduous :?: ohh no i mean will be long and arduous, with many sleepless knights, tantrams,tears and throwing of rattle (spanners, hammers etc) out of pram (garage) :cry: then when grown up there will be more tears...
by leadfoot
Mon May 21, 2012 5:29 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: FFG 549D Rally car
Replies: 660
Views: 188250

Re: FFG 549 D restoration

Mike
when you said you had an idea about air intake didnt think you were going to use one of a jombo jet :lol: thats some intake mate :o i think its a more a way of lightning the car realy :wink:
good work as always will be in touch.
Keith.
by leadfoot
Wed May 02, 2012 8:56 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: FFG 549D Rally car
Replies: 660
Views: 188250

Re: FFG 549 D restoration

Hi Mike Plenty of brain ache ehh, i know what you need :?: wait for it a HOBNOB :D err ahhh :oops: on NO not again :oops: :oops: seems i still have them. must arrange to come over and see the progress on the imp and the escort, plus pay debt and i dont just mean the biccys cheers Mike Keith.