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by buk100
Wed Jul 15, 2015 7:08 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: ex police car rescued maybe a rust in peace??
Replies: 38
Views: 14958

update on police car possibly now have the identity

update on this car... 2 years on and there's no real news on the restoration itself but the process of confirming the identity can begin as by chance the people i collected it from got in touch with a friend asking if i still had the car and wondered if i wanted the original log book for it. As I've...
by buk100
Fri May 30, 2014 5:26 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: BEU 870D singer chamois
Replies: 20
Views: 6283

Re: BEU 870D singer chamois

survived the trip to and from croft and did 3/4 laps of the circuit whilst it was there,

the lights yeah it was out of driving it everyday it would be better for people to see the breaklights than the indicators since most drivers have gotten used to looking out for a high level break light
by buk100
Thu May 22, 2014 7:42 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: BEU 870D singer chamois
Replies: 20
Views: 6283

Re: BEU 870D singer chamois

Image

lowered and all polished up with painted wheels and the hub caps fitted, will be at croft circuit tomorrow (23rd may)
by buk100
Wed May 21, 2014 9:07 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: BEU 870D singer chamois
Replies: 20
Views: 6283

Re: BEU 870D singer chamois

taken it for its first drive few problems arose, speedo cable snapped and the door catch rattled loose and its a bit power boaty conclusion is the fronts to high thatll be sorted tomorrow providing in my spares i have some different springs, considering i have two complete cars worth of spares i don...
by buk100
Mon May 19, 2014 6:21 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: BEU 870D singer chamois
Replies: 20
Views: 6283

Re: BEU 870D singer chamois

finally got round to my imp after a long time left in trailers and outside once the glass was in. still not finished inside but only the carpet and the rear pannels need to go in, currently has a wierd vinyl/pvc flooring in it all properly shaped im guessing some form of factory fitment? the list of...
by buk100
Sun Dec 01, 2013 8:51 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: BEU 870D singer chamois
Replies: 20
Views: 6283

Re: BEU 870D singer chamois

so the build taken alot longer than intended... mainly me been busy with racing commitments and the car needing a ton of work i didn't account for. mainly the front panel and scuttle panel been badly repaired and mainly filler so much so it all cracked off checking the bonnet fitted before painting ...
by buk100
Sat Apr 13, 2013 10:30 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: ex police car rescued maybe a rust in peace??
Replies: 38
Views: 14958

Re: ex police car rescued maybe a rust in peace??

it really is bad, I've welded worse up in fact my chamois floor was in alot worse condition, nearly considered cutting the floor out this one, it still looks new.
there doors, boot lid are good, glass is all there but one rear side window.

the wheels are all rotten too
by buk100
Fri Mar 29, 2013 8:23 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: ex police car rescued maybe a rust in peace??
Replies: 38
Views: 14958

Re: ex police car rescued maybe a rust in peace??

i WILL be restoring this car at some point in the future...
by buk100
Sun Jan 20, 2013 9:55 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: BEU 870D singer chamois
Replies: 20
Views: 6283

Re: BEU 870D singer chamois

so the shiny red car in the picture is now upside down and looking a lot worse for wear, ive just spent this weekend welding up the rear floor and crossmember mounting points and started to poke the filler out of the front pannel and bottom of the wings... album of the pictures ive taken so far http...
by buk100
Sat Nov 10, 2012 6:12 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: ex police car rescued maybe a rust in peace??
Replies: 38
Views: 14958

Re: ex police car rescued maybe a rust in peace??

so ive finally got round to stripping it down. here is an album of the all the photos ive take so far.. http://s259.beta.photobucket.com/user/j ... lice%20imp
by buk100
Wed Oct 24, 2012 7:12 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: ex police car rescued maybe a rust in peace??
Replies: 38
Views: 14958

Re: ex police car rescued maybe a rust in peace??

its a vw lt35 long wheel base van, similar to the merc sprinter. if i was putting ramps in just for an imp id make them abit narrower
by buk100
Tue Oct 23, 2012 8:47 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: BEU 870D singer chamois
Replies: 20
Views: 6283

BEU 870D singer chamois

slightly less of a mammoth task than the police car, this is the car i should have done for the new year,
i dont have another picture of it so this again is in the van (the reason i know they fit) Image
by buk100
Tue Oct 23, 2012 8:05 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: ex police car rescued maybe a rust in peace??
Replies: 38
Views: 14958

Re: ex police car rescued maybe a rust in peace??

there's an inch to spare once in the van, as for the question how bad is it, it depends on your amount of enthusiasm, money and time. if i can get it confirmed its definitely a police car, (i was told by the son of the farther who's car it was that he had two and one was a police car and going by th...
by buk100
Mon Oct 22, 2012 9:29 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: ex police car rescued maybe a rust in peace??
Replies: 38
Views: 14958

ex police car rescued maybe a rust in peace??

a bit of back story is needed for this. I bought an imp project from eBay you may have seen it the freshly painted red one with a spare car. i haven't had time to get to do much to it other than make it fire up sounds sweet for a car that's been stood for 10 years. it needs a manageable amount of wo...