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by alan c ramsay
Tue Oct 02, 2018 9:48 pm
Forum: Imp Club Spares
Topic: Items to re-manufacture
Replies: 33
Views: 6090

Re: Items to re-manufacture

How about....

Stainless steel studs for the thermostat housing

And for that matter....thermostat housings themselves

Camshaft bearings

Radiator housing mesh grille
by alan c ramsay
Fri Aug 10, 2018 8:42 pm
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: Imp 2018 Leicestershire.
Replies: 65
Views: 25427

Re: Imp 2018 Leicestershire.

Well done to all the organisers, helpers and bar/catering staff (have they joined the Club yet ??). I very much liked the layout of the site....very compact and cosy, especially on Sunday. Also someone must have been paying attention to where the sun would be, as the front of the marquee was great p...
by alan c ramsay
Wed May 09, 2018 5:33 pm
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: Linwood day 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 1423

Re: Linwood day 2018

Glad the Linwood Day went well.

I think the Sprinters were IMPressed when the Imp (fan)Club turned up.

You picked the best day too.....Saturday was fine but cold..... i.e. usual for Kames
by alan c ramsay
Mon Feb 26, 2018 6:50 pm
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: Matting / carpet for Club Stands ?
Replies: 0
Views: 1957

Matting / carpet for Club Stands ?

I was at the Race Retro show at Stoneleigh at the w/e there, and there is currently a skip lying outside, between Hall 1 & Hall 3, which contains some humungous rolls of exhibition grade matting / carpet. Just thought someone might be interested in some for Club stand / displays. Colours are black, ...
by alan c ramsay
Tue Jan 16, 2018 4:01 pm
Forum: Rallying
Topic: Tiger type air filter
Replies: 8
Views: 4496

Re: Tiger type air filter

The K&N part number is E-2859. It is still listed and widely available...certainly in the UK.

I used one recently and can vouch for correct fit.
by alan c ramsay
Tue Dec 19, 2017 9:52 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Spaceframe Imps
Replies: 1340
Views: 916256

Re: Spaceframe Imps

colin rooney wrote:there is a spaceframe imp for sale a chap called andy wilson is selling it £13,000 on the button ready to go
Lot of history with this car.....originally built by Brian MacLeod from Alness, and raced many years at Ingliston.
by alan c ramsay
Tue Dec 19, 2017 8:24 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Wendy Wools Special Saloons & Modsports series 2018
Replies: 21
Views: 8908

Wendy Wools Special Saloons & Modsports series 2018

A real blast from the past....the Classic Sports Car Club are running a championship for Special Saloons and Modsports, sponsored by none other than Wendy Wools ! https://www.classicsportscarclub.co.uk/special-saloons-and-modsports I'd imagine Imps will be looking at Class E, up to 1040cc. Pretty bi...
by alan c ramsay
Tue Oct 10, 2017 9:08 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: NDR / New Davrian Register photos
Replies: 7
Views: 5976

Re: NDR / New Davrian Register photos

impstress2003 wrote:Picture 6 looks to be signed - could that be the photographer?

It's a bit tough to read but looks like "Chris hales"?
The driver of the Chrade Imp was Chris Roberts, and I'm fairly sure that's what the signature is.
by alan c ramsay
Tue Oct 03, 2017 9:01 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: NDR / New Davrian Register photos
Replies: 7
Views: 5976

Re: NDR / New Davrian Register photos

Just in case the recent Davrian gathering jogged any memories, I'm bumping this up to the top again....

I should maybe add that photos #6 & #7 are of the same car....the Chrade Imp.....which has a home-made frame with Davrian overbody, so not a Rawlson then....
by alan c ramsay
Tue Sep 05, 2017 10:40 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: EFX 102D found ind Germany
Replies: 4
Views: 2943

Re: EFX 102D found ind Germany

http://www.racingsportscars.com/type/ph ... m/Imp.html

Is this not the race that "the" Bevan Imp entered and won (it's class) ?
by alan c ramsay
Mon May 15, 2017 9:08 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Ingliston Revival - 13/14 May, 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 2671

Re: Ingliston Revival - 13/14 May, 2017

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=15Es8UTRPPk ....and watch a Lotus 31 morph into an Imp. Some may say, a natural progression ! Three Imp-based cars there....the Chrade, Neil Fisher's Maguire, and Vernon Williamson's Ecosse Imp. I'll post some photos once I work out how to do it again..... Oh aye, and...
by alan c ramsay
Thu May 11, 2017 8:33 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Ingliston Revival - 13/14 May, 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 2671

Re: Ingliston Revival - 13/14 May, 2017

I have x1 spare Complementary ticket available for Saturday only.

If anyone can make use of it, please PM me your e-mail address asap and I will send you PDF ticket for you to print out.

Pay at the gate price is £20 per day.........
by alan c ramsay
Mon May 08, 2017 7:45 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Ingliston Revival - 13/14 May, 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 2671

Ingliston Revival - 13/14 May, 2017

Yet another Revival event, albeit at a very worthy venue....Ingliston, near Edinburgh. Couple confirmed Imp-based entries in the competitive Sprint.....Vernon Williamson's Ecosse Imp single seater and my Chrade Imp spaceframe. Old timers due to attend are George Coghill with his Force single seater,...
by alan c ramsay
Wed Feb 15, 2017 8:58 am
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Racewear brands and recommendations
Replies: 11
Views: 7042

Re: Racewear brands and recommendations

knocker wrote:Race Retro is also a good show for race gear it's not as far as Autosport well that's if you don't live in Birmingham!, also not £5 to park your car!!
25/27 February worth a look.
The NEC is £12 parking now ! Although, there are ways round that.........
by alan c ramsay
Tue Feb 14, 2017 10:26 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Special Saloons Lydden / Brands 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 1842

Re: Special Saloons Lydden / Brands 2017

For Special Saloons / GT cars.....is it going to be a static display or on-track in some way ?
by alan c ramsay
Mon Nov 07, 2016 9:12 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Racewear brands and recommendations
Replies: 11
Views: 7042

Re: Racewear brands and recommendations

If you have an MSA licence, you can get into the Autosport Show Trade Days on Thursday and Friday for £23. You need to register here....... https://www.livebuzzreg.co.uk/2017/asi17/ .....and your code is just your MSA licence number. I'll be there on Thursday. Anyone else ? As for your original ques...
by alan c ramsay
Thu Oct 20, 2016 8:26 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: HSCC 2016 Race Series
Replies: 77
Views: 65599

Re: HSCC 2016 Race Series

Congratulations Simon !

And well done to all the Imp competitors.
by alan c ramsay
Tue Sep 20, 2016 7:56 pm
Forum: Where are they now
Topic: LVS718F. Chamois Sport.
Replies: 2
Views: 1057

Re: LVS718F. Chamois Sport.

I had this car from 1984 until 1990, when I sold it to Paul Smith in Airdrie.

Sue Ellis, of Regalia, had it for a while too after Paul......it's her and Andy in the photo in the link in Peter's post.

It's not the car's original number. PM me, and I'll fill you in on what I know.
by alan c ramsay
Wed Aug 10, 2016 10:12 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Spaceframe Imps
Replies: 1340
Views: 916256

Re: Spaceframe Imps

mike thank you for all your help and info please feel free to post the pics i sent you i am crap at puting pics up might get some more info i bought the car off endaf owins and he bought it off robert knocks waitying to here frome robert who he bought it off if enybody knows who ian forrest sold hi...
by alan c ramsay
Mon Jul 18, 2016 2:52 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: NDR / New Davrian Register photos
Replies: 7
Views: 5976

Re: NDR / New Davrian Register photos

Just bumping this up to the top again, and see if anyone can help....
by alan c ramsay
Mon Jul 18, 2016 2:47 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Red spaceframe sold by Ian Toon ?
Replies: 0
Views: 1767

Red spaceframe sold by Ian Toon ?

Hello again folks. I'm chasing up a red spaceframe Imp that I believe Ian Toon sold in the early 90's, probably 1991 / 92. Distinctive features were; helmet restraint pad on tubular frame behind seat, cooling holes in the engine lid, and also a panel below that (like normal Imp cross-member) with a ...
by alan c ramsay
Mon Jun 20, 2016 4:34 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Looking for Simon Frost
Replies: 2
Views: 2484

Looking for Simon Frost

Hello.

Looking for a contact for a Simon Frost, who bought a Davrian from Ian Toon in the mid-90's, or there-abouts......

Thanks.
by alan c ramsay
Wed May 18, 2016 6:45 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: NDR / New Davrian Register photos
Replies: 7
Views: 5976

Re: NDR / New Davrian Register photos

gill wrote:Alan,
John may well have taken them himself.
Gill
That's the thing.....these particular 2 are not John's photos, and he has lost note of who sent them to him........ :cry:
by alan c ramsay
Wed May 18, 2016 5:53 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: NDR / New Davrian Register photos
Replies: 7
Views: 5976

Re: NDR / New Davrian Register photos

Just bumping this up to the top, as no-one has yet claimed to have sent any of these photos to John at the NDR.

I'm especially keen to know who owns the original photo of the Chrade Imp....photo #6 on the linked NDR page.
by alan c ramsay
Sun Dec 20, 2015 8:00 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: NDR / New Davrian Register photos
Replies: 7
Views: 5976

NDR / New Davrian Register photos

On John Rawlins' NDR website, there are some photos of Davrian saloons on the following page..... http://www.john.rawlins.com/ndr1/page11.html .....and I would like to know if anyone here supplied photos #6 & #7, or knows the source of these ? I've asked John about them, but he has mislaid note of w...
by alan c ramsay
Tue Nov 24, 2015 6:03 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Jeff Ward
Replies: 5
Views: 3830

Jeff Ward

Some news regards Jeff Ward from TenTenths forum............

http://tentenths.com/forum/showthread.php?t=145710
by alan c ramsay
Mon Oct 12, 2015 9:10 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Wendy Wools and Hitatchi special saloons series
Replies: 1
Views: 2495

Re: Wendy Wools and Hitatchi special saloons series

Further to above, I think the Special Saloon series' ran as follows.... 1977-1978 Hitachi 1000cc Special Saloon Car Championship 1978-1979 Rivet Supply Special Saloon Car Championship 1978-1979 Brush Fusegear 1000cc Special Saloon Car Championship 1978-1988 Wendy Wools Special Saloon Car Championshi...
by alan c ramsay
Mon Oct 05, 2015 9:10 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Yet another Ingliston photos link....
Replies: 1
Views: 1617

Yet another Ingliston photos link....

Don't think this has been posted before, but it got some of the best photos from Ingliston I yet seen.....

http://raceandrally.co.uk/racing/Inglis ... -%201970s/
by alan c ramsay
Fri Oct 02, 2015 1:59 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Wendy Wools and Hitatchi special saloons series
Replies: 1
Views: 2495

Wendy Wools and Hitatchi special saloons series

Does anyone have a complete list of the races (venue & date) run under the Wendy Wools and Hitachi Special Saloons series for seasons 1978, 1979 & 1980 ?
by alan c ramsay
Wed Sep 30, 2015 7:44 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Spaceframe Imps
Replies: 1340
Views: 916256

Re: Spaceframe Imps

See my post, just up the page......... Got loads of history on the car now, and will post up a summary soon. For now, here is a photo of same car at Donnington in 1979. (photo courtesy of Andrew Clegg via TenTenths forum) It's looking like the car is the Chris Roberts / Adrian Gamble Chrade Imp. (CH...
by alan c ramsay
Wed Sep 16, 2015 3:57 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Spaceframe Imps
Replies: 1340
Views: 916256

Re: Spaceframe Imps

That does look good, Alan. 8) What's the engine and transmission specification? IM 8) It's just a 998 with R17, twin 40s and a standard box. As far as I can work out, the car ran in the 80's with a 5-speed box, and TJ fuel injection. It will be a while before I can afford that spec. equipment again...
by alan c ramsay
Mon Sep 14, 2015 7:32 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Spaceframe Imps
Replies: 1340
Views: 916256

Re: Spaceframe Imps

Rawlson Davrian back at Ingliston at the w/e, after a gap of about 30 years ! Still wearing paint scheme, race number and scrutineer's ticket from 1/9/85. Still trying to piece together it's history, and a few of the old tin-top guys there at the w/e reckoned it could be either Jimmy Jack's old car....
by alan c ramsay
Tue Jun 16, 2015 8:52 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Lockheed calipers ?
Replies: 3
Views: 3240

Re: Lockheed calipers ?

Yeh....

Just remembered AP = Lockheed, and AP Racing have a website. :roll:

Will drop them a note then.
by alan c ramsay
Tue Jun 16, 2015 3:03 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Lockheed calipers ?
Replies: 3
Views: 3240

Lockheed calipers ?

Hello. Can someone help me identify these Lockheed alloy calipers, as I want to put a set of new seals in. Piston bore : 1 3/4" Casting mark near mounting hole : "CP2213-1&2" They are from a Rawlson Davrian that last raced around 1987, so of that vintage........ https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5557/18...
by alan c ramsay
Sun May 10, 2015 10:32 am
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: Classic Vehicle,Steam & Beer Festival
Replies: 4
Views: 2412

Re: Classic Vehicle,Steam & Beer Festival

The Nun wrote:This is where we all went for Sunday lunch on the train as part of the 2nd IMP National weekend.
1984 :o
My gawd...was it really 30 years ago ?!
by alan c ramsay
Thu Dec 18, 2014 8:29 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: 1976 Davrian Mk 7
Replies: 13
Views: 4704

Re: 1976 Davrian Mk 7

I knew Paul Dick and this car very well.

In the early 90's he thought nothing of entering the car in the Culzean Classic Car show one w/e, then would be competing with it the next !

A superbly fast car....and driver.
by alan c ramsay
Fri Aug 29, 2014 6:09 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Davrian Super Saloon gearbox
Replies: 6
Views: 4849

Re: Davrian Super Saloon gearbox

Sorry I can't help with new box or ratios....

But, I would be most interested to know what ratios you have in the box, and also your estimated speed at your max. revs in top ?
by alan c ramsay
Wed Aug 27, 2014 8:45 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Reynard Imp ?
Replies: 1
Views: 2326

Reynard Imp ?

Just reading an old Wheelbase (defunct Scottish motorsport mag.) magazine, and it mentions Graham BRUNTON hillclimbing a 998cc Reynard Imp at Doune in June, 1987.

Anyone know what this single-seater looks like, and if any still exist ?

Clan003
by alan c ramsay
Sun Jul 27, 2014 11:00 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: WYM 532H
Replies: 4
Views: 1629

Re: WYM 532H

Mine & The Nun's old car....

Is that a crease / dent on the O/S/R/ lower wing ?
by alan c ramsay
Mon Apr 29, 2013 6:27 pm
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: Linwood - Coventry Run 2013
Replies: 61
Views: 19712

Re: Linwood - Coventry Run 2013

For those doing the run from Linwood to Coventry.

Please look at this topic.........

viewtopic.php?f=6&t=24719

....maybe a bit late now, but is anyone willing to help ??