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by ken
Mon Sep 26, 2016 1:48 pm
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: Wicked Welsh 2016
Replies: 91
Views: 42550

Re: Wicked Welsh 2016

Thanks Gurn + family for another great W.W.W . Did not go on any of the run`s as The Van let me down. Valve on the head of the Chessman engine was not sitting right, So towed it home before I did more damage. It Will need to be taken apart again! (so disappoint) as it got there so well. Did not take...
by ken
Sat Sep 19, 2015 3:29 pm
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: WICKED WELSH 2015
Replies: 115
Views: 64663

Re: WICKED WELSH 2015

Ok Bob will give it a go. Talk to you next week at w.w.w See you then
by ken
Fri Sep 18, 2015 4:07 pm
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: WICKED WELSH 2015
Replies: 115
Views: 64663

Re: WICKED WELSH 2015

Hi Bob Could very well-be, Have thought about ringing? But would Not know what to say If he has past-away :?: may do :?: Did buy the van in a dis-used Bus station depot in Denbigh so not that far away from Liverpool . As I said in the last post, Would love to have brought it next week as its so orig...
by ken
Thu Sep 17, 2015 8:32 pm
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: WICKED WELSH 2015
Replies: 115
Views: 64663

Re: WICKED WELSH 2015

[attachment=0]DSCF4001.JPG[/attachment] Was going to bring my van to the Welsh weekend ! But Its got the best of Me. Started throwing things at it today , So going to leave it for now. Tried to rush it for the weekend and thats no good. Found it in a lock-up ,Not been used from the mid seventies nev...
by ken
Fri Aug 21, 2015 1:30 pm
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: WICKED WELSH 2015
Replies: 115
Views: 64663

Re: WICKED WELSH 2015

Great picture again Neil, My old nymph that tried so hard to kill me :twisted: . I should take some pictures, Brings back lots of memory`s Wigs? sounds good, about time ! not had a full head of hair for a long time :D
by ken
Thu Jul 23, 2015 2:18 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Husky for sale on ebay
Replies: 3
Views: 1395

Re: Husky for sale on ebay

[attachment=3]DSCF3981.JPG[/attachment][attachment=3]DSCF3981.JPG[/attachment] [attachment=3]DSCF3981.JPG[/attachment] This is my replacement for my husky. Its a 1972 Toyota hilux imported from south Africa. (been told only one in the u.k of this type) Am now retired from my job, and going into part...
by ken
Tue Jul 21, 2015 8:46 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Husky for sale on ebay
Replies: 3
Views: 1395

Husky for sale on ebay

Hi, My husky is now on ebay. Its a solid reliable imp. Good for going to national :?: plenty of room and I know the car will get you there :!: Bought something really nice , So I no longer have garage space or outside space to park the car. I WILL BE SORRY TO SEE THIS GO. Driven this car a lot in a ...
by ken
Tue May 12, 2015 8:49 pm
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: The Big Welsh Classic Car Show - 20th September 2015
Replies: 18
Views: 6133

Re: The Big Welsh Classic Car Show - 20th September 2015

Good on you Jim ! only 25miles from the show , I will not be at the show but your more than welcome to call for a cup of tea sometime over the week if your down this way? Will be at the welsh weekend and staying (My health is getting a bit better now) Need to take my hat off to all of you that trave...
by ken
Tue Mar 24, 2015 8:16 pm
Forum: Model and Scale Imps / Imp Based Talk
Topic: Stiletto model
Replies: 74
Views: 26597

Re: Stiletto model

[attachment=0]DSCF3867.JPG[/attachment][attachment=1]DSCF3866.JPG[/attachment] Did have another cabinet until My Parrot chewed on it.
by ken
Fri Mar 20, 2015 9:07 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: stiletto returned from restores after 3 years
Replies: 25
Views: 8504

Re: stiletto returned from restores after 3 years

Thank you mate, so glad Ken sorted it out. At one point thought the engine would be scrap. Hope it runs better as I have changed the cam to r17, my other stiletto has a r20 not that happy with the way that go`s . Hope this gives it more grunt lower down on the revs. Should be fun. call mate? Be nice...
by ken
Fri Mar 20, 2015 6:00 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: stiletto returned from restores after 3 years
Replies: 25
Views: 8504

Re: stiletto returned from restores after 3 years

[attachment=2]DSCF3863.JPG[/attachment][attachment=1]DSCF3864.JPG[/attachment][attachment=2]DSCF3863.JPG[/attachment] Picked My hartwell engine and head up from Ken Acton today, Cant wait to here it run next week. (thank you Mate) . The engine had not run for over 30 years so when it was stripped fo...
by ken
Wed Mar 18, 2015 6:56 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: stiletto returned from restores after 3 years
Replies: 25
Views: 8504

Re: stiletto returned from restores after 3 years

[attachment=1]DSCF3856.JPG[/attachment][attachment=1]DSCF3856.JPG[/attachment]Nice sunny day in West Wales today , so refitted my re-trimmed seats . Early stilettos are a nightmare to fined but really pleased with these. Not exactly the same ? but happy enough with them.
by ken
Mon Dec 22, 2014 3:26 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Singer Chamois CNA 476C
Replies: 118
Views: 31825

Re: Singer Chamois CNA 476C

I also have a one owner one locked away . Not been on the road from about 1977. Will get round to it one day, Dose not need a lot doing to the car. (e) reg of all 5 of my imps this is the most solid. The metal in the early car were so much better.
by ken
Sun Dec 21, 2014 12:05 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Singer Chamois CNA 476C
Replies: 118
Views: 31825

Re: Singer Chamois CNA 476C

No mate only the chamois sport. And an original car is a rare old thing these days, Think there less than (originals) 10 left?
by ken
Thu Oct 09, 2014 1:19 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: OAW 133P Restoration
Replies: 79
Views: 26440

Re: OAW 133P Restoration

nice too see your doing a proper job! looking good
by ken
Thu Oct 02, 2014 12:26 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: stiletto returned from restores after 3 years
Replies: 25
Views: 8504

Re: stiletto returned from restores after 3 years

hi, it is in swansea Jack smith re-trimmers . He did a fabulous job , just like the original looked! You would never tell that its been done. Bit of a way for you to travel but re-trimmers like this one are now difficult to fined . cheep as well only £60. Did buy the vinyl form Tim Morgan on here , ...
by ken
Mon Sep 29, 2014 9:00 pm
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: WWW 2014
Replies: 194
Views: 112607

Re: WWW 2014

Another great w.w.w! been to all of them , they just get better and better . Not being well last few weeks or I would have camped . Loved the run on the way back from big pit and from what I here Saturday night was so much fun. You have got this sorted just right. Thank you Mate
by ken
Wed Sep 24, 2014 2:00 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: stiletto returned from restores after 3 years
Replies: 25
Views: 8504

Re: stiletto returned from restores after 3 years

if you and gurn called and give me a hand and finding the bl***y parts for the car could be at welsh weekend? I know I put the parts safe and all marked up but were? :)
by ken
Wed Sep 24, 2014 12:34 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: stiletto returned from restores after 3 years
Replies: 25
Views: 8504

Re: stiletto returned from restores after 3 years

[attachment=0]DSCF3776.JPG[/attachment] Just returned form the trimmers , he has done a nice job of the roof. now it looks like a stiletto
by ken
Wed Sep 17, 2014 8:49 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: stiletto returned from restores after 3 years
Replies: 25
Views: 8504

Re: stiletto returned from restores after 3 years

pictures of when I picked up the stiletto and the hartwell saloon . Been in this lock-up 25 years , they look ok here but were in a bad way after striping them down
by ken
Wed Sep 17, 2014 8:44 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: stiletto returned from restores after 3 years
Replies: 25
Views: 8504

Re: stiletto returned from restores after 3 years

Thank you Rhydian , Think I told you the history with it? I bought the car 18 years ago but fell out with the man that owned it.So he returned the money to me. Met him three year ago and he still had it! and offered it to Me again . so I bought that and the hartwell Imp engine saloon he had in the l...
by ken
Wed Sep 17, 2014 8:13 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: stiletto returned from restores after 3 years
Replies: 25
Views: 8504

Re: stiletto returned from restores after 3 years

Hi, Gurn One Will be there but not sure yet? got a few problems with all of them. Would like to bring the husky If I have time to change the fuel line. It keeps getting blocked. Should be another good one this year! can see there a lot of interested .
by ken
Tue Sep 16, 2014 9:08 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: stiletto returned from restores after 3 years
Replies: 25
Views: 8504

Re: stiletto returned from restores after 3 years

Could leave it as it is paint work looks ok. But Booked in for next week so be sorted then. But had the car so long, things move on. Just come across a chamois sport (one owner car) So all my money is now going into this car now. And built My red stiletto Because this blue one was taking so long . S...
by ken
Tue Sep 16, 2014 5:10 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: stiletto returned from restores after 3 years
Replies: 25
Views: 8504

Re: stiletto returned from restores after 3 years

yes the vinyl roof will be fitted next week . bl***y painter has been a pain in the ass , It must be the fumes they breath :x
by ken
Tue Sep 16, 2014 4:11 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: stiletto returned from restores after 3 years
Replies: 25
Views: 8504

stiletto returned from restores after 3 years

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NEVER TELL A RESTORER I AM IN NO HURRY. It has taken him three years to get the car back to Me
by ken
Fri Aug 29, 2014 5:31 pm
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: Tredegar House Rally 21st September 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 1639

Re: Tredegar House Rally 21st September 2014

Will be there in one of the imps? but not on the club stand. Last show ever ! be sad, best show in Wales . been to most of the 35 held :cry:
by ken
Sun May 11, 2014 6:09 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: '64 Loch Blue Imp & '67 Claret Chamois
Replies: 37
Views: 14797

Re: '64 Loch Blue Deluxe

lovely colour
by ken
Tue May 06, 2014 5:05 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: stiletto car run
Replies: 2
Views: 1093

stiletto car run

out and about in the stiletto`s today. lots of fun lets hope the weather stay`s nice for the summer Imp023 Imp023 Imp023 Imp023 Imp023
by ken
Sun Dec 22, 2013 2:11 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: 12 months' MOT, free sill, National booked!
Replies: 173
Views: 65811

Re: NYD104F - Willow Green mk2 Imp. Now in Machynlleth!

looking good mate, hope to see a lot of it next year. should have called when you picked it up? not far from ammanford. peter crook if you read this give me a call? time we had a few cans
by ken
Wed Apr 24, 2013 7:30 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Hillclimbing Imp at Race Retro
Replies: 6
Views: 3623

Re: Hillclimbing Imp at Race Retro

have one of these exhausts here! will never use it! anyone wonts to make me an offer for it? or willing to swoop something for it?
by ken
Tue Apr 23, 2013 8:40 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Chamois Sport - OAP 760F
Replies: 23
Views: 8436

Re: Chamois Sport - OAP 760F

my old sport! its got a lovely engine, I did a lot of miles with this singer! never let me down :D
by ken
Mon Apr 15, 2013 8:39 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Nods news , Time for reflection plus year end report .
Replies: 5973
Views: 1340720

Re: Noddys Natterings , Chamois sport badge

see what you have done now! it looks great, my badge is just a singer sport one. just dragged it out of the shed Image
by ken
Sun Apr 14, 2013 8:51 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Nods news , Time for reflection plus year end report .
Replies: 5973
Views: 1340720

Re: Noddys Natterings , Chamois sport badge

I have the same badge! wish I had a real singer sport to put it on? been looking for a singer sport a long time but do wont one with a (B792) number. money waiting? or will part x my lovely clan for one? we can all dream :roll:
by ken
Thu Feb 28, 2013 7:01 pm
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: WICKED WELSH DATES 2013 (with pics!!)
Replies: 136
Views: 44425

Re: WICKED WELSH DATES 2013

never missed one! will be-there , lets make it a week?
by ken
Sat Dec 08, 2012 8:27 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Nods news , Time for reflection plus year end report .
Replies: 5973
Views: 1340720

Re: Noddys Natterings , 60s garage

great black and white picture, looks great
by ken
Thu Dec 06, 2012 10:18 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Re: Singer Chamois - "Sammy"
Replies: 625
Views: 144580

Re: Singer Chamois - "Sammy" - Respray Pics

looking good :)
by ken
Sun Sep 30, 2012 9:04 pm
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: WICKED WELSH 2012 DATES CONFIRMED
Replies: 233
Views: 43448

Re: WICKED WELSH 2012 DATES CONFIRMED

lovely picture :) 13th year, been to every one! what amazes me ! even more cars than ever before and the quality of them are as good as the first meeting. gurn it could not happen with out you and your family! live in carmarthen and I know how much work you put into that (90mile :?: ) run (lol :D :D...
by ken
Wed Sep 19, 2012 11:14 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Dom's Subeam Stiletto Resto!
Replies: 504
Views: 129175

Re: Dom's Sunbeam Stiletto Resto!

nice to see you bought them! hope you haggled him down a bit :D its looking good
by ken
Wed Sep 19, 2012 11:04 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: imps bought in Yorkshire and now in Wales
Replies: 1
Views: 1179

imps bought in Yorkshire and now in Wales

imps parting company !
by ken
Sun Aug 26, 2012 7:47 pm
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: WICKED WELSH 2012 DATES CONFIRMED
Replies: 233
Views: 43448

Re: WICKED WELSH 2012 DATES CONFIRMED

book a room for me gurn (every year) getting far to old for all this camping :( and then you will see me :D