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by dave-sbs
Sun Jul 31, 2011 7:14 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: A few jobs to do before national
Replies: 43
Views: 9873

Re: A few jobs to do before national

Well it seems i failed , The amount of work i have had booked in for the last month has made time on the lil car limited, plus being worn to a frazzle ( mmm frazzles ). So take a step back and do all the other bits to the car that i had planned before the big rush , i have a local classic car show i...
by dave-sbs
Fri Jul 29, 2011 6:31 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: A few jobs to do before national
Replies: 43
Views: 9873

Re: A few jobs to do before national

thanks for all the kind words so far. at the minute i feel there is too much to do before setting off on sunday for our pre imp weekend jollydays :cry: the engine is in situ, brakes lines fitted and bled as are the clutch lines. jobs to do finish wiring , fit starter radiator+ pipework, exhaust and ...
by dave-sbs
Tue Jul 26, 2011 6:28 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: A few jobs to do before national
Replies: 43
Views: 9873

Re: A few jobs to do before national

What a day on sunday , the local guru of all things imp ( and possibly all things ! ) came along in the morning and threw all the suspension in...first time its been off the hospital bed since i bought the car in october ! Looking like a car again, all i need now is Interior fitted engine fitted fin...
by dave-sbs
Sat Jul 23, 2011 6:29 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: A few jobs to do before national
Replies: 43
Views: 9873

Re: A few jobs to do before national

unfortunately the handles were'nt for coming off so they were masked up.. the car is by no means a perfect example but something usable and will be a working progress over the next year or so. The roof lining is awful, when i bought the car it was half fitted and the other half torn , thats somethin...
by dave-sbs
Thu Jul 21, 2011 7:32 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: A few jobs to do before national
Replies: 43
Views: 9873

Re: A few jobs to do before national

Got my front back from the shotblasters ( at last ) , they have'nt time to do the rear so thats getting thrown in for now http://i1201.photobucket.com/albums/bb343/daveimp/august2011014.jpg and had a blast at the doors http://i1201.photobucket.com/albums/bb343/daveimp/august2011015.jpg http://i1201....
by dave-sbs
Tue Jul 19, 2011 6:49 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: A few jobs to do before national
Replies: 43
Views: 9873

Re: A few jobs to do before national

many thanks for the offers of long distance help !

early night tonight so we will see how tomorrow goes
by dave-sbs
Tue Jul 19, 2011 6:35 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: A few jobs to do before national
Replies: 43
Views: 9873

Re: A few jobs to do before national

I have hit a bit of a brick wall recently , work has gone very busy and coupled with a case of ' burn out ' i am struggling to get time on the poor fella http://i1201.photobucket.com/albums/bb343/daveimp/august2011005-1.jpg http://i1201.photobucket.com/albums/bb343/daveimp/august2011006.jpg a last p...
by dave-sbs
Fri Jul 08, 2011 9:13 pm
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: Clan's 40th at Washington
Replies: 44
Views: 6099

Re: Clan's 40th at Washington

great steal there mark ,is it going in the clan or imp?
by dave-sbs
Fri Jul 08, 2011 6:51 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: A few jobs to do before national
Replies: 43
Views: 9873

Re: A few jobs to do before national

and painted in the afternoon

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by dave-sbs
Fri Jul 08, 2011 6:44 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: A few jobs to do before national
Replies: 43
Views: 9873

Re: A few jobs to do before national

Had a whole day on it yesterday, tut tut.. got the car primered again in the morning

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by dave-sbs
Wed Jul 06, 2011 6:46 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: A few jobs to do before national
Replies: 43
Views: 9873

Re: A few jobs to do before national

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then a 1st coat over the whole car, lots of blocking and final repairs this week.

purchased some wheel too

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by dave-sbs
Wed Jul 06, 2011 6:36 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: A few jobs to do before national
Replies: 43
Views: 9873

Re: A few jobs to do before national

Well battle needs to hot up now..

inside stripped of the xr2 seats, leaves and crisp packets to find a solid floor underneath

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by dave-sbs
Sun Jun 26, 2011 5:51 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: A few jobs to do before national
Replies: 43
Views: 9873

Re: A few jobs to do before national

got the front squared up this week.... http://i1201.photobucket.com/albums/bb343/daveimp/june2011030.jpg http://i1201.photobucket.com/albums/bb343/daveimp/june2011029.jpg and the drivers side quarter http://i1201.photobucket.com/albums/bb343/daveimp/june2011031.jpg would really like to have the car ...
by dave-sbs
Sun Jun 19, 2011 12:27 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: A few jobs to do before national
Replies: 43
Views: 9873

Re: A few jobs to do before national

http://i1201.photobucket.com/albums/bb343/daveimp/june2011016.jpg looking a bit better, all rubbed down and a big coat of primer to flat down gave the bonnet/boot/front bit a rub down and primer where needed http://i1201.photobucket.com/albums/bb343/daveimp/june2011025.jpg checked the sill's were s...
by dave-sbs
Mon Jun 13, 2011 7:06 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: A few jobs to do before national
Replies: 43
Views: 9873

Re: A few jobs to do before national

spending an hour or so each night after work , so tonight mathew-i am cleaning up the engine bay.. After removing the schutz i attacked the paint with a wire cup, all nice and solid http://i1201.photobucket.com/albums/bb343/daveimp/june2011011.jpg http://i1201.photobucket.com/albums/bb343/daveimp/ju...
by dave-sbs
Sat Jun 11, 2011 5:57 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: A few jobs to do before national
Replies: 43
Views: 9873

Re: A few jobs to do before national

thanks guys, i did the chamois in 6 weeks for last years and promised i would'nt do it again ( for a year anyway ).. will keep the thread up to date
by dave-sbs
Sat Jun 11, 2011 5:25 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: A few jobs to do before national
Replies: 43
Views: 9873

A few jobs to do before national

Well. i have pulled it out from the dark corner it has been living in - let battle commence

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by dave-sbs
Mon May 02, 2011 5:16 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: HRCR Stage Rally Championship
Replies: 16
Views: 4896

Re: HRCR Stage Rally Championship

here he is on falstone 2

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by dave-sbs
Wed Mar 16, 2011 8:30 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: One picture , one post , one line comments only please
Replies: 363
Views: 136100

Re: One picture , one post , one line comments only please

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my old imp -Last summer,
by dave-sbs
Mon Feb 07, 2011 8:47 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: North West Stages Rally
Replies: 34
Views: 10058

Re: North West Stages Rally

a friend of mine was spectating at the chicane and claims you were the only crew not to back off, he has some photos which i will forward to you.

Well done on the result , seems that everyone who finished was a winner after seeing the conditions !
by dave-sbs
Sat Feb 05, 2011 8:04 am
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: North West Stages Rally
Replies: 34
Views: 10058

Re: North West Stages Rally

Looks like the sunbeam's on a flier , 45th after fridays stages
by dave-sbs
Wed Jan 26, 2011 7:28 am
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: Moffat car rally
Replies: 1
Views: 867

Moffat car rally

Will be held on the weekend of 25/26th june this year, here's a link to a great rootes based show




http://www.sre-scot.co.uk/Moffat-Classi ... tland.html
by dave-sbs
Tue Jan 25, 2011 7:36 am
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Rally Imps
Replies: 73
Views: 78610

Re: Rally Imps

A couple taken at the pirelli rally 2010


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by dave-sbs
Mon Jan 24, 2011 7:38 am
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: National 2011
Replies: 55
Views: 10347

Re: National 2011

Thank you for the reply , holidays will be booked today..
by dave-sbs
Sun Jan 23, 2011 6:50 pm
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: National 2011
Replies: 55
Views: 10347

Re: National 2011

I saw that in expressions, just would'nt like to book hols and find out it was a provisional date.

anybody official like to confirm ?

many thanks
by dave-sbs
Fri Jan 21, 2011 6:24 pm
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: National 2011
Replies: 55
Views: 10347

Re: National 2011

I know its still a way off still, but has the dates been confirmed or are they still provisional?


just i want to book my hols around the event ..

thanks in advance
by dave-sbs
Tue Nov 30, 2010 9:53 pm
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: RAC Rally Olivers Mount
Replies: 12
Views: 3300

Re: RAC Rally Olivers Mount

I went to watch up at Ae forest..s/w scotland, a cpl of pictures from an icy corner !

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by dave-sbs
Thu Aug 19, 2010 4:43 pm
Forum: 2010 - Imp TwentyTen Information Thread 5th to the 9th August 2010 Bridgwater (open)
Topic: voting at national
Replies: 180
Views: 21089

Re: voting at national

i like the idea of voting for each others car ,i usually end up judging the show and shine at our renault turbo owners club and its a minefield. Last year we had an abusive 60 odd year old as his car never won the * best paint and bodywork* trophy, he had the new laguna turbo which he had picked up ...
by dave-sbs
Thu Dec 03, 2009 4:44 pm
Forum: Where are they now
Topic: LONG GONE JOHN - FOUND ?
Replies: 236
Views: 34507

Re: LONG GONE JOHN - FOUND ?

[quote="smogland imper"] http://i219.photobucket.com/albums/cc196/smoglandimper/Aug2208.jpg http://i219.photobucket.com/albums/cc196/smoglandimper/Aug2209.jpg [at last i have found a pic of the california i have recently rescued from a field , if thats the cumbria classic caper 1991....it was the la...
by dave-sbs
Sun Feb 15, 2009 10:12 am
Forum: Where are they now
Topic: JCY 898D shammy
Replies: 2
Views: 802

JCY 898D shammy

Just bought this little 875 and wondered if any previous owners ( all 3 of them ) were around these parts ?