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by phatbob
Thu Mar 19, 2020 1:15 pm
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: IMP ECOSSE - REFUND/RESCHEDULE 2021
Replies: 9
Views: 223

Re: IMP ECOSSE - REFUND/RESCHEDULE 2021

The would-be residents of static number 10* have corresponded by interweb and the unanimous decision is to postpone to next year. Thanks to everybody who's made this possible. A wonderfully pragmatic solution to the current sh1tstorm. :D Cheers! Bob *Myself Dave "the Van" Andrews Gary "the trophy" M...
by phatbob
Thu Feb 27, 2020 1:02 pm
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: Ideas for our 40th birthday
Replies: 4
Views: 252

Re: Ideas for our 40th birthday

T shirst? Oh yes, most definitely. As for a celebratory event, you just can't beat a good Linwood run! Maybe start at Linwood and run down to Coventry Transport museum? Both venues have been very kind to us in the past. :) Then a celebratory dinner in the evening with Imp or Rootes related after din...
by phatbob
Mon Feb 24, 2020 12:27 pm
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: IMP ECOSSE 2020
Replies: 13
Views: 2274

Re: IMP ECOSSE 2020

Balance paid! :shock:
Static van No 10 will be home to Gary M, John K, Dave the Van and myself for the weekend. :D
Imp002
by phatbob
Wed Aug 28, 2019 11:03 am
Forum: 2019 Events information
Topic: WICKED WELSH WEEKEND 2019 ANNOUNCEMENT
Replies: 65
Views: 9354

Re: WICKED WELSH WEEKEND 2019 ANNOUNCEMENT

impman1965 wrote:
Tue Aug 27, 2019 5:10 pm
bazzateer wrote:
Tue Aug 27, 2019 9:01 am
3.5 weeks to go! :D
what day you going? we are down on thurs
John, Garry and myself all coming down on the Thursday.
John and I in the afternoon in convoy (all welcome to join us).
Garry's coming down later, after work.
We've got a static caravan Rob, where are you and Sue staying?
by phatbob
Thu Aug 01, 2019 8:29 am
Forum: 2019 Events information
Topic: National 2019 - Area centre needs
Replies: 19
Views: 3511

Re: National 2019 - Area centre needs

greenbeast wrote:Hampshire AC: 3 tents, 1 motorhome and a 3m x 3m gazebo

Sorry we're slow off the mark! :oops:
Now added to the site plan!

But a bit more notice would have been useful.
I think we're are going to have to declare this booking facility for area centre plots now closed.
by phatbob
Wed Jun 19, 2019 11:36 am
Forum: 2019 Events information
Topic: Full English weekend. North Devon. June 22nd weekend
Replies: 70
Views: 34913

Re: Full English weekend. North Devon. June 22nd weekend

Sadly, I've had to cry-off this year. I was planning to come down tomorrow.
Cest la vie.
Enjoy it everybody and hope to see you all at National instead.
Imp002
by phatbob
Thu Jun 06, 2019 6:53 am
Forum: 2019 Events information
Topic: National 2019 - Area centre needs
Replies: 19
Views: 3511

Re: National 2019 - Area centre needs

Blimey sounds more like a Circus coming to town :lol: Sort of! In the past, when we've been at Rugby clubs and other venues where there isn't a vast amount of free space, it's been necessary to organise the camping somewhat. Some folk don't like the "pitch in order of arrival" used to save space as...
by phatbob
Wed Jun 05, 2019 11:16 am
Forum: 2019 Events information
Topic: National 2019 - Area centre needs
Replies: 19
Views: 3511

Re: National 2019 - Area centre needs

Cheshire area gazebo is 3m by 6m.
I'd imagine that it'll be the focus of the organisers camping area this year!
Bob.
by phatbob
Wed Apr 24, 2019 11:09 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: EHK 744G - 1969 Super
Replies: 103
Views: 16427

Re: EHK 744G - 1969 Super - feel in way over my head!

Hi all, Some great advice mentioned. Got myself and impact driver - best £15 I've ever spent! What a great little tool. After cleaning the inside of wheel arch it loosened the lower hinge bolts easily enough, but the top hinge bolts still won't budge! Funny how you all said they should be the easie...
by phatbob
Mon Mar 18, 2019 12:11 pm
Forum: 2019 Events information
Topic: Imp Ecosse 2019
Replies: 51
Views: 8018

Re: Imp Ecosse 2019

Simon - Where are you travelling from ? I reckon it will take us an hour from M6 Charnock Richard services to Kendal so 10:00am to 11:00 Then another hour at the most from Kendal to Penrith So Penrith around 12:00 - 13:30 if we leave Charnock at 10:00 ! Sounds about right. I think we'd get there at...
by phatbob
Thu Mar 14, 2019 12:38 pm
Forum: 2019 Events information
Topic: Imp Ecosse 2019
Replies: 51
Views: 8018

Re: Imp Ecosse 2019

The Cheshire and Warrington posses are heading to Ecosse in convoy on the Friday, 22nd March. Meeting at Charnock Richard services, M6 northbound at 10:00. Were going to take the M6 to north of Lancaster, then take the A6 for the fun bit over Shap, then back on to the M6 just before Carlisle. All w...
by phatbob
Thu Mar 14, 2019 12:37 pm
Forum: 2019 Events information
Topic: Convoy to Imp Ecosse 2019.
Replies: 1
Views: 880

Re: Convoy to Imp Ecosse 2019.

In further news,
After some discussion at last night's Warrington Area centre meet, we're planning to stop for lunch at the Penrith Truck stop.
https://www.awjtruckstop.co.uk/
Catch us up and join us there if you wish.
Bob.
Imp002
by phatbob
Wed Mar 06, 2019 5:43 pm
Forum: 2019 Events information
Topic: Convoy to Imp Ecosse 2019.
Replies: 1
Views: 880

Convoy to Imp Ecosse 2019.

The Cheshire and Warrington posses are heading to Ecosse in convoy on the Friday, 22nd March. Meeting at Charnock Richard services, M6 northbound at 10:00. Were going to take the M6 to north of Lancaster, then take the A6 for the fun bit over Shap, then back on to the M6 just before Carlisle. All we...
by phatbob
Wed Mar 06, 2019 5:41 pm
Forum: 2019 Events information
Topic: Imp Ecosse 2019
Replies: 51
Views: 8018

Re: Imp Ecosse 2019

The Cheshire and Warrington posses are heading to Ecosse in convoy on the Friday, 22nd March. Meeting at Charnock Richard services, M6 northbound at 10:00. Were going to take the M6 to north of Lancaster, then take the A6 for the fun bit over Shap, then back on to the M6 just before Carlisle. All we...
by phatbob
Sun Nov 04, 2018 5:51 pm
Forum: 2018 Events information
Topic: 1968 or earlier cars needed for some film work
Replies: 0
Views: 2955

1968 or earlier cars needed for some film work

Dear all, My imps agent is after some set dressing vehicles for some upcoming filming in wales. I've pasted to crucial part of his e-mail below. They're after any vehicles that were common place at the time, not just imps. They'll be parked-up in the background, so nothing too eye-catching (bright r...
by phatbob
Wed Oct 10, 2018 4:57 pm
Forum: 2019 Events information
Topic: Imp Ecosse 2019
Replies: 51
Views: 8018

Re: Imp Ecosse 2019

Hotel room booked. :) Imp002
by phatbob
Wed Oct 03, 2018 6:32 am
Forum: Imp Club Spares
Topic: Items to re-manufacture
Replies: 34
Views: 7045

Re: Items to re-manufacture

I bought stainless steel bolts for the thermostat housing they're standard items readily available already plus using those you don't need to remove the rear shield I don't think there's a reason the stick with studs is there? Nope. I use bolts on mine (UNC). SO much easier to get the bl00dy thing ...
by phatbob
Sat Sep 29, 2018 6:13 pm
Forum: Imp Club Spares
Topic: Items to re-manufacture
Replies: 34
Views: 7045

Re: Items to re-manufacture

spares wrote:Is that it?
Guys, your Imps must be running really well and not needing any repairs...
Is that right or are you just shy?
Bob
Cribnauld thrunge washers? :lol:
by phatbob
Thu Sep 20, 2018 4:53 pm
Forum: 2018 Events information
Topic: WICKED WELSH WEEKEND 2018
Replies: 85
Views: 30262

Re: WICKED WELSH WEEKEND 2018

I've just been in reception at Llangorse lake. They're opening the bar tonight at 7pm and have asked me to pass on the message.
by phatbob
Wed Sep 19, 2018 6:52 am
Forum: 2018 Events information
Topic: WICKED WELSH WEEKEND 2018
Replies: 85
Views: 30262

Re: WICKED WELSH WEEKEND 2018

John Keane, Garry Mathews and I are sharing a static caravan at WWW. It'll have a sofa bed that'll be unused, except on Saturday night when Dave the Van is joining us. So if anybody has an accommodation crisis, we can put-up somebody Thursday, Friday and Sunday night. Also, John and are are coming d...
by phatbob
Tue Sep 18, 2018 11:04 am
Forum: 2018 Events information
Topic: WICKED WELSH WEEKEND 2018
Replies: 85
Views: 30262

Re: WICKED WELSH WEEKEND 2018

So who's coming? The site won't release names of the bookings due to data protection. It would be helpful to know how many people are coming. Phil I'm coming with partner Angela and pooch Brody. Haven't been to a WWW before! IMG_4747.jpg You're in for a real treat Grahame. All three of you. 8)
by phatbob
Mon Sep 17, 2018 11:21 am
Forum: 2018 Events information
Topic: WICKED WELSH WEEKEND 2018
Replies: 85
Views: 30262

Re: WICKED WELSH WEEKEND 2018

Last lap for the preparations Been looking at the possible routes from Scotland ,three came up one was basically all the way down the m6/m5 before diving off cross country ...not a big fan of this one, m6/5 junction is always problematical second and third ,were shorter miles wise but longer time w...
by phatbob
Mon Sep 10, 2018 11:12 am
Forum: Imp Club Spares
Topic: Items to re-manufacture
Replies: 34
Views: 7045

Re: Items to re-manufacture

My list; Pukka diaphragrm clutch covers, New rear hatch frames OR new looky-likey hatches, with heating elements. (i.e. cosmetically appearing to be an original, but not the original design or materials, something better), Pretty much everything mission critical and unique to the Imp (Steering rack,...
by phatbob
Wed Aug 01, 2018 9:52 pm
Forum: 2018 Events information
Topic: Convoy to Imp2018
Replies: 1
Views: 988

Re: Convoy to Imp2018

Bump!
Just a reminder that they'll be a convoy to National tomorrow morning leaving Sandbach services, southbound, at 11:00.
We're all towing, so we'll meet-up in the CARAVAN PARKING AREA.
by phatbob
Fri Jul 27, 2018 11:03 am
Forum: 2018 Events information
Topic: Convoy to Imp2018
Replies: 1
Views: 988

Convoy to Imp2018

Greetings all, John Keene and I are meeting up at Sandbach Services, M6 southbound at 11:00 on Thursday 2nd August. We'll be heading to National via M6, A50 and so on. We'll both be towing, so speed wil not exceed 60mph. All welcome to join us. Let me know if you coming incase we have to wait for yo...
by phatbob
Sun Jun 03, 2018 7:24 pm
Forum: 2019 Events information
Topic: Full English weekend. North Devon. June 22nd weekend
Replies: 70
Views: 34913

Re: Full English weekend. North Devon. June 22nd weekend

Yes please. Breakie Friday morning to Monday morning inclusive please. Saves all the hassle.
by phatbob
Mon May 21, 2018 11:59 am
Forum: 2018 Events information
Topic: Going Dutch from Hull? Meet-up and Convoy.
Replies: 2
Views: 947

Re: Going Dutch from Hull? Meet-up and Convoy.

Bump!

Anybody else joining us?

Cheers,
Bob.
Image Imp002
by phatbob
Thu May 17, 2018 11:47 am
Forum: 2018 Events information
Topic: Going Dutch from Hull? Meet-up and Convoy.
Replies: 2
Views: 947

Going Dutch from Hull? Meet-up and Convoy.

To all who may be saiing on the Hull to Europort ferry next Wednesday (23rd May, 2018). "The usual suspects" will be meeting-up for a meal before catching the ship from Hull. Saves a few quid on eating on the ship and means that we board in convoy, so that we can set-off in convoy too when we arrive...
by phatbob
Sat Mar 03, 2018 11:13 am
Forum: 2019 Events information
Topic: Full English weekend. North Devon. June 22nd weekend
Replies: 70
Views: 34913

Re: Full English weekend. North Devon. June 22nd weekend

Trains and model trains please.
Diggers also good. :D
by phatbob
Wed Jan 03, 2018 1:27 pm
Forum: 2019 Events information
Topic: Full English weekend. North Devon. June 22nd weekend
Replies: 70
Views: 34913

Re: Full English weekend. North Devon. June 22nd weekend

Pitch with hook-up booked. Time off work booked. :D
Image Imp002
by phatbob
Wed Jan 03, 2018 1:26 pm
Forum: 2018 Events information
Topic: Going Dutch 2018?
Replies: 54
Views: 33355

Re: Going Dutch 2018?

Ferry booked. Time off work booked. :D
Image Imp002
by phatbob
Mon Jan 01, 2018 1:59 pm
Forum: 2018 Events information
Topic: Going Dutch 2018?
Replies: 54
Views: 33355

Re: Going Dutch 2018?

Pitch with electric hook-up booked! :D
Image Imp002
by phatbob
Thu Dec 07, 2017 7:57 am
Forum: 2018 Events information
Topic: WICKED WELSH WEEKEND 2018
Replies: 85
Views: 30262

Re: WICKED WELSH WEEKEND 2018

Peter Hurst wrote:
phatbob wrote:Ex-cel-lent....... :D
Looking forward to it already.
One question. Do they have real ale? Imp002
Yes they do. When we were there to check bar out it was Butty Bach and 1 other I cant remember
Ex-cel-lent............. :D

Well, that's my liver and wallet both wrecked then. :lol: Imp002
by phatbob
Wed Dec 06, 2017 12:12 pm
Forum: 2018 Events information
Topic: WICKED WELSH WEEKEND 2018
Replies: 85
Views: 30262

Re: WICKED WELSH WEEKEND 2018

Ex-cel-lent....... :D
Looking forward to it already.
One question. Do they have real ale? Imp002
by phatbob
Mon Oct 23, 2017 11:18 am
Forum: 2018 Events information
Topic: Going Dutch 2018?
Replies: 54
Views: 33355

Re: Going Dutch 2018?

"betweeen Rotterdam and Utrecht" So we're off to Gouda next year then? :D
by phatbob
Wed Sep 20, 2017 11:43 am
Forum: 2017 Events information
Topic: Wicked Welsh Weekend 2017.
Replies: 76
Views: 75252

Re: Wicked Welsh Weekend 2017.

A quick reminder that if anybody would care to join us, John Keane and myself are meeting around noon at the Midway Truckstop on the A41 for lunch tomorrow, then heading down to Pandy. All welcome to join us. Midway Truckstop, Prees Heath, Whitchurch SY13 3JT Route will be A49 to Leominster, then Th...
by phatbob
Thu Sep 07, 2017 11:43 am
Forum: 2017 Events information
Topic: Convoy to WWW2017
Replies: 2
Views: 1870

Convoy to WWW2017

If anybody would care to join us, John Keane and myself are meeting around noon at the Midway Truckstop on the A41 for lunch on Thursday 21st, then heading down to Pandy. All welcome to join us. Midway Truckstop, Prees Heath, Whitchurch SY13 3JT Route will be A49 to Leominster, then Three Cocks, Abe...
by phatbob
Tue Jul 25, 2017 7:04 pm
Forum: 2017 Events information
Topic: Cheshire, N.Wales & Warrington A/C Convoy to National
Replies: 0
Views: 2466

Cheshire, N.Wales & Warrington A/C Convoy to National

Cheshire, North Wales and Warrington Area Centres Convoy to National. Meet on Thursday 3rd August at Sandbatch services, M6, Southbound at 10:30 for an 11:00 departure. Route will be M6, M6 Toll, M42, M40, M25, A21, A268, A28 (avoiding Goudhurst). Some of us will be towing, so motorway speed will no...
by phatbob
Tue Jul 25, 2017 10:39 am
Forum: 2017 Events information
Topic: National 2017 schedule
Replies: 15
Views: 9494

Re: National 2017 schedule

No run-out on Saturday Colin?
Image Imp002

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