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by mikeyhearne
Wed Oct 09, 2019 8:30 am
Forum: Parts for sale elsewhere (Ebay, internet ads)
Topic: red davrian scam add
Replies: 0
Views: 137

red davrian scam add

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Davrian-Mk7-Hillman-Imp-based-Kit-Car/323942891746?_trkparms=aid%3D111001%26algo%3DREC.SEED%26ao%3D1%26asc%3D20160908105057%26meid%3D71ff11ceb0d04d6f9c4a160d8bc25397%26pid%3D100675%26rk%3D1%26rkt%3D15%26sd%3D323942891746%26itm%3D323942891746%26pmt%3D0%26noa%3D1%26pg%3D2380...
by mikeyhearne
Wed Jul 31, 2019 9:04 am
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: Imp National 2019
Replies: 31
Views: 2904

Re: Imp National 2019

ok . I was just asking .
even a properly drained sports field wouldn't cope with a burst river .
Cheers Mikey
by mikeyhearne
Wed Jul 31, 2019 7:51 am
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: Imp National 2019
Replies: 31
Views: 2904

Re: Imp National 2019

with all the rain , bad weather and flooding has the national site survived ?
Mikey
by mikeyhearne
Fri Jun 28, 2019 6:57 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: What did you do to your Imp today?
Replies: 691
Views: 97128

Re: What did you do to your Imp today?

Done nowt to the Nymph.
Still sitting where it rolled off my truck after last year's national
by mikeyhearne
Thu Jun 06, 2019 11:36 am
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: National 2019 - Area centre needs
Replies: 19
Views: 2304

Re: National 2019 - Area centre needs

phatbob wrote:...... the British Olympic snoring squad......
I think that may be the rest of the Sussex group ? :o :lol: :lol:
by mikeyhearne
Mon May 06, 2019 8:32 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: What did you do to your Imp today?
Replies: 691
Views: 97128

Re: What did you do to your Imp today?

Discovered I have a lot of spare glass
by mikeyhearne
Sun Mar 24, 2019 8:45 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: What did you do to your Imp today?
Replies: 691
Views: 97128

Re: What did you do to your Imp today?

bazzateer wrote:Drove it like I'd stolen it :twisted:
Glad the chammy is being properly :lol:
by mikeyhearne
Thu Mar 21, 2019 8:23 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: What did you do to your Imp today?
Replies: 691
Views: 97128

Re: What did you do to your Imp today?

I guess we've all had reason to moan about them, upside down pictures, wrong info sometimes etc but they really were/are a great way for the DIY mechanic to have access to a how-to-do-it manual. Although I understand the reasons why, I have to say that the recycled paper in modern versions leaves a...
by mikeyhearne
Mon Mar 11, 2019 7:01 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: What did you do to your Imp today?
Replies: 691
Views: 97128

Re: What did you do to your Imp today?

I fitted drl and led side lights to the Nymph a while back
by mikeyhearne
Fri Feb 01, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: What did you do to your Imp today?
Replies: 691
Views: 97128

Re: What did you do to your Imp today?

Sadly this is one thread I rarely look at as I've been doing burger all to either of my cars lately... I seem to be busy running around collecting & delivering spares or working on other members cars... :P Yes I've still got a few spindle spacers and seals in stock but I'll be back for some more so...
by mikeyhearne
Thu Dec 06, 2018 7:07 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: What did you do to your Imp today?
Replies: 691
Views: 97128

Re: What did you do to your Imp today?

Lotus-e-Clan wrote:
bazzateer wrote:Ohm my god! Surely you guys are cable to do better? :roll:
I'd like to amplify your point.

I think the previous speakers have too much impedance -

But they still seem to generate a flat response. :P

Clan004
much like Andy's battery :lol:
by mikeyhearne
Wed Dec 05, 2018 8:34 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: What did you do to your Imp today?
Replies: 691
Views: 97128

Re: What did you do to your Imp today?

Shockingly bad puns :roll:
by mikeyhearne
Sat Dec 01, 2018 11:43 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: What did you do to your Imp today?
Replies: 691
Views: 97128

Re: What did you do to your Imp today?

Tipped out the puddle that had formed on the tarp that the nymph has been hidden under since August.
by mikeyhearne
Sun Oct 14, 2018 9:19 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: What did you do to your Imp today?
Replies: 691
Views: 97128

Re: What did you do to your Imp today?

Did nothing on the Nymph as I'm in IBIZA
But on seeing a yard full of the 2CV based buggy the Mèhari that are available to rent on the island
. I did wonder what became of the Nymphs that were sent for evaluation as rental cars to where ever it was they went ?
by mikeyhearne
Mon Oct 01, 2018 10:02 am
Forum: Imp Club Spares
Topic: Items to re-manufacture
Replies: 33
Views: 5396

Re: Items to re-manufacture

bazzateer wrote:Complete bodyshells. :D
can I have a Nymph one please ? I know where the moulds are :lol:
by mikeyhearne
Sun Sep 23, 2018 5:02 pm
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: WICKED WELSH WEEKEND 2018
Replies: 85
Views: 26310

Re: WICKED WELSH WEEKEND 2018

Hi all Back home after a great if slightly damp www or should that be wwww ? Thanks to all for a fantastic weekend , really like the new venue, food was good and reasonably priced and the staff were friendly and helpful . Shame I couldn't stay longer today but had to get home as have work tomorrow ....
by mikeyhearne
Thu Sep 20, 2018 9:28 am
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: WICKED WELSH WEEKEND 2018
Replies: 85
Views: 26310

Re: WICKED WELSH WEEKEND 2018

I'll be loaded and on my way without the Nymph about 1ish .
not looking forward to the Severn Bridge in the wind while towing a large caravan :cry:
Mikey
by mikeyhearne
Mon Sep 17, 2018 6:07 am
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: WICKED WELSH WEEKEND 2018
Replies: 85
Views: 26310

Re: WICKED WELSH WEEKEND 2018

Mikey and Pauline
Pete and Carol
by mikeyhearne
Sat Sep 15, 2018 7:27 am
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: WICKED WELSH WEEKEND 2018
Replies: 85
Views: 26310

Re: WICKED WELSH WEEKEND 2018

Pauline has a weather fairy that I believe is attending the event so we should be ok :)
by mikeyhearne
Fri Sep 14, 2018 8:06 am
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: WICKED WELSH WEEKEND 2018
Replies: 85
Views: 26310

Re: WICKED WELSH WEEKEND 2018

last time I looked Friday may be a bit damp but Saturday and Sunday look ok .
by mikeyhearne
Thu Sep 13, 2018 9:38 am
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: WICKED WELSH WEEKEND 2018
Replies: 85
Views: 26310

Re: WICKED WELSH WEEKEND 2018

after looking at the Nymph yesterday it will not be attending the WWW this year . The fiberglass has become to fragile in a couple of places to cope with the welsh roads again . I plan to bring something else small blue and convertible in its place that should be as much fun and hope fully wont brea...
by mikeyhearne
Mon Sep 10, 2018 6:17 am
Forum: Where are they now
Topic: Davrian Q319TEP
Replies: 5
Views: 764

Davrian Q319TEP

HI Does anyone know the where abouts of Davrian Q319TEP it use to belong to my supervisor at work Steve Gumbrell. it went to south Wales when he sold it on . the picture was taken at the Hop Farm in 2007 randomly has my Nymph parked in the row in front of it , Dave Coopers Davrian is parked to the r...
by mikeyhearne
Tue Aug 07, 2018 11:00 am
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: WICKED WELSH WEEKEND 2018
Replies: 85
Views: 26310

Re: WICKED WELSH WEEKEND 2018

just booked my pitch
should be arriving Thursday evening and heading home Sunday at some point .
hopefully with the Nymph
See you there .
Mikey
by mikeyhearne
Mon Aug 06, 2018 5:13 pm
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: Imp 2018 Leicestershire.
Replies: 65
Views: 24220

Re: Imp 2018 Leicestershire.

Just home and mostly unpacked , nymph will have to wait till tomorrow . FANTASTIC weekend although a tad hot . Free auto jumble allowed me to come home £500 Up on the weekend , hope the auto jumble is free again next year . Bar prices were good to so bought more drinks at the bar than usual , food w...
by mikeyhearne
Fri Jul 20, 2018 4:39 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: What did you do to your Imp today?
Replies: 691
Views: 97128

Re: What did you do to your Imp today?

Dave ' Linwood ' Lane wrote:A proper Denso one too :) , everyone mounts these differently :lol:
This one was intended for a Kubuta digger .
Only cost about £80 on eBay.
by mikeyhearne
Fri Jul 20, 2018 4:06 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: What did you do to your Imp today?
Replies: 691
Views: 97128

Re: What did you do to your Imp today?

Fitted the new shorter belt today .
Still needs wiring ,that's tomorrows job
by mikeyhearne
Tue Jul 17, 2018 7:43 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: What did you do to your Imp today?
Replies: 691
Views: 97128

Re: What did you do to your Imp today?

I fitted a diddy alternator to the Nymph today as the dynamo/control box is malfunctioning .
Hopefully sort the wiring out on Saturday with the help of my bro.
by mikeyhearne
Wed Jun 27, 2018 12:02 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: What did you do to your Imp today?
Replies: 691
Views: 97128

Re: What did you do to your Imp today?

617sqn wrote:Sexy, Peter. How much did the repair kit cost ?

Andy G
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/HILLMAN-Imp- ... Sw~gRVllxe
by mikeyhearne
Sun Jun 24, 2018 6:15 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: What did you do to your Imp today?
Replies: 691
Views: 97128

Re: What did you do to your Imp today?

Got most of the air out of the via the front cylinders ,
enough for the brakes to work but need to go round all 4 corners to do it properly.
by mikeyhearne
Sun Jun 24, 2018 5:21 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: What did you do to your Imp today?
Replies: 691
Views: 97128

Re: What did you do to your Imp today?

Refitted the petrol tank and suspension/steering brace to the Nymph ,
sort of bled the brakes .
Just need to refit the filler pipe add fuel and it should be back on the road 8)
by mikeyhearne
Thu Jun 07, 2018 7:13 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: What did you do to your Imp today?
Replies: 691
Views: 97128

Re: What did you do to your Imp today?

Today I did remove the suspention brace and the fuel tank although I miss calculated by quite a lot how much petrol was in the tank .
Next step to change the brake master cylinder .
by mikeyhearne
Mon Jun 04, 2018 9:27 am
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: Going Dutch 2018?
Replies: 54
Views: 31128

Re: Going Dutch 2018?

I've always found it odd that we have a magazine editor but have no reporters.
maybe someone that is fluent in facebook could select items from there to submit Impressions ?
Mikey
by mikeyhearne
Sun Jun 03, 2018 7:11 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: What did you do to your Imp today?
Replies: 691
Views: 97128

Re: What did you do to your Imp today?

Today I uncovered the Nymph from it's tarp , charged it's battery and started it . Drove it up and down the drive a few times confirming the mastercylinder is holding the brakes on and covered it up again. I couldn't face changing the master cylinder as removing the petrol tank in a nymph is worse t...
by mikeyhearne
Tue May 22, 2018 11:41 am
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: Going Dutch 2018?
Replies: 54
Views: 31128

Re: Going Dutch 2018?

Our ferry is booked - Wednesday night from Harwich - hope there are lots of Imps on it... Phil & Lesley Me too! :D Well. Another Imp for the ferry. The Chamois Sport has just passed it's last compulsory MoT test. Now for some final fettling and packing ready for tomorrow. ☺ good news Baz . I'm look...
by mikeyhearne
Fri May 11, 2018 11:23 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: What did you do to your Imp today?
Replies: 691
Views: 97128

Re: What did you do to your Imp today?

I had to move the Nymph as it was in the way . attached a towrope ..it snapped , tied a knot in the rope .. it napped again . got a tiedown strap and pulled again ... the nymph moved but only 3 wheels actually rotate even after traveling about 20feet . conclusion .. the front brake is very seized :c...
by mikeyhearne
Fri May 04, 2018 7:24 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: What did you do to your Imp today?
Replies: 691
Views: 97128

Re: What did you do to your Imp today?

Unfortunately Andy :- I have a craft fair on Saturday, a gig on Sunday and people to visit on Monday.
by mikeyhearne
Fri May 04, 2018 5:38 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: What did you do to your Imp today?
Replies: 691
Views: 97128

Re: What did you do to your Imp today?

Yesterday I tried to move the Nymph but the brakes are still seized from last September.
I had hoped the brake fairys had fixed them but no luck :cry:
by mikeyhearne
Sat Apr 14, 2018 6:22 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: What did you do to your Imp today?
Replies: 691
Views: 97128

Re: What did you do to your Imp today?

Andy .
're the grease gun maybe you have faulty nipples
:o :lol:
by mikeyhearne
Wed Mar 07, 2018 2:23 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: The start of the journey
Replies: 71
Views: 8807

Re: The start of the journey

John Simister wrote:....Does anyone sell an LED replacement for the interior light's festoon bulb in a warm, tungsten-like colour temperature? Now that you can buy domestic LED light bulbs in 'warm white', I have become a convert as far as the house is concerned.
yes . there are plenty on EBay .
by mikeyhearne
Mon Feb 12, 2018 7:58 am
Forum: Impressions - Items in Next Issue
Topic: Hmm.... No updates.
Replies: 14
Views: 1822

Re: Hmm.... No updates.

how about putting a link that redirects the user back to the web site ?
that way the old info is still there and you know where to find the newer stuff
just a suggestion
Mikey