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by welshrover
Wed Oct 09, 2013 12:29 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: quick preview
Replies: 8
Views: 2079

Re: quick preview

Spanish Singer wrote:Nice colour. If your thinking of a 2 tone colour scheme then yellow and grey go great together. Saw them together recently on an old Zodiac and it looked great.

Paul Imp009
its going the same as the engine lid, diamond white top and Daytona yellow bottom 8)
by welshrover
Tue Oct 08, 2013 12:58 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: quick preview
Replies: 8
Views: 2079

Re: quick preview

Great colour 8) , how is the chrome grille held in place :?: its held in with a thing called shoe goo its for glueing of all things shoes :lol: its great stuff it comes in clear and black .my friend rock climbs and he uses it for his climbing boots, if it will hold on those with all the hammer ,it ...
by welshrover
Tue Oct 08, 2013 8:14 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: quick preview
Replies: 8
Views: 2079

quick preview

just a few pics of what colour the imp will be painted .
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one of the gill ..
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by welshrover
Wed Sep 25, 2013 3:58 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: update on ODV 91G
Replies: 18
Views: 4887

Re: update on ODV 91G

a few more pics on progress hopefully painting her next week, the engine lid is painted already ..been a bit busy with work to mess for a while .but new tyres fitted last week handles great they are 165x70x12 nankangs .also fitted the new polycarb rear window too. i've run it for a few days to see ...
by welshrover
Wed Sep 25, 2013 12:05 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Re: VWX 317L - Hilda, Lesley's Imp - New MOT
Replies: 322
Views: 133936

Re: VWX 317L - Hilda, Lesley's Imp - Highs to lows!

looking great its a credit to you . :)
by welshrover
Tue Sep 24, 2013 11:51 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: update on ODV 91G
Replies: 18
Views: 4887

Re: update on ODV 91G

a few more pics on progress hopefully painting her next week, the engine lid is painted already ..been a bit busy with work to mess for a while .but new tyres fitted last week handles great they are 165x70x12 nankangs .also fitted the new polycarb rear window too. i've run it for a few days to see i...
by welshrover
Mon Sep 23, 2013 11:36 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Back on the road!
Replies: 20
Views: 4955

Re: Back on the road!

when did they start putting fuses on the imp :oops: seems a bit behind to me, my Austin a40 from 1949 had a fuse box .the wifes 65 minx has got a fuse box .
by welshrover
Tue Aug 27, 2013 12:13 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: as new rear window
Replies: 3
Views: 1458

as new rear window

here is my as new rear window . :lol: http://i605.photobucket.com/albums/tt134/TAFFYSURFER/004_zpsf1195b85.jpg http://i605.photobucket.com/albums/tt134/TAFFYSURFER/003_zpsf1bd6f9b.jpg http://i605.photobucket.com/albums/tt134/TAFFYSURFER/002_zps9499c3bf.jpg http://i605.photobucket.com/albums/tt134/TA...
by welshrover
Wed Aug 21, 2013 7:20 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: update on ODV 91G
Replies: 18
Views: 4887

Re: update on ODV 91G

rhydian_mason wrote:Hi welshrover, nice to see another local imp. I'm based in Machynlleth and nice to see it coming along. If you hear a madman tooting the horn as in pass the imp you'll know it's me!
im in top corris. my wifes got the green Hillman minx 8)
by welshrover
Wed Aug 21, 2013 9:38 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: update on ODV 91G
Replies: 18
Views: 4887

Re: update on ODV 91G

got the heater hoses in today one and a quarter hours to do both sides not bad I thought :lol: the ones I took out were the originals I think. they were rock hard and brittle the passenger side broke on the s bend without cutting. it iv'e been lucky as the owner before used it to and from work and i...
by welshrover
Tue Aug 20, 2013 10:34 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Nods news , Factory fitted cover up / bodge replaced
Replies: 5958
Views: 1304281

Re: Noddys Natterings , Fun at Noddys Towers.

Strange that a job that should take ten minutes takes all day :o Started as a quick look at the roof trim yesterday that was loose on the drivers side and wouldnt stay fully clipped in , after a bit of trying thought it best to take it off completely and see just what was going on . Trim appeared t...
by welshrover
Thu Aug 15, 2013 10:05 pm
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: Imp 50 - Sunday Show Photos
Replies: 7
Views: 4800

Re: Imp 50 - Sunday Show Photos

Here's a small selection of the hundreds of photos I took at the display on Sunday at Perth. The standard of cars just keeps getting better every year!!! http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2836/9455249864_24f0ba4c74_c.jpg Imp 50 - Perth Racecourse - 4th August 2013 by alscarstuff , on Flickr http://farm...
by welshrover
Sat Aug 10, 2013 4:43 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Nods news , Factory fitted cover up / bodge replaced
Replies: 5958
Views: 1304281

Re: Noddys Natterings , Rad stone guard update.

Noddy wrote:Cheers , took this photo the other day which im rather pleased with.

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black and white now that's a proper photo is that 8)
by welshrover
Tue Aug 06, 2013 10:53 pm
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: imp 50 knockhill tracknight
Replies: 33
Views: 9700

Re: imp 50 knockhill tracknight

some nice imp piccys there . but that minx tow car is 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8)
by welshrover
Sun Aug 04, 2013 10:05 pm
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: imp 50 knockhill tracknight
Replies: 33
Views: 9700

Re: imp 50 knockhill tracknight

AlanB wrote:Hillman Hunter tow car:-

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Imp Club Track Night - Knockhill - 1st August 2013 by alscarstuff, on Flickr
mmmm! nice ! 8)
by welshrover
Sun Aug 04, 2013 2:23 pm
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: imp 50 knockhill tracknight
Replies: 33
Views: 9700

Re: imp 50 knockhill tracknight

some nice imps .got any pics of the hunter that's towing the imp 8)
by welshrover
Sun Jul 28, 2013 3:03 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Nods news , Factory fitted cover up / bodge replaced
Replies: 5958
Views: 1304281

Re: Noddys natterings ,Vusky, Thats all Folks !!!!

I never use electronic ignition .don't trust it . ive used points and condensors from the distributer doctor for years now with non ever letting me down .my mate used an aldon system on his moggy after being talked into it at a show .we fitted it there at the show it did a weeks worth of driving and...
by welshrover
Fri Jun 21, 2013 7:45 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: RPX973K Morag the Imp
Replies: 60
Views: 20371

Re: RPX973K Morag the Imp

Same thinking about your stripes mate. Looks good though. I prefer the D1s that were on it, but I'm just old! Are you having any issues caused by your air correction pipe on the manifold? It appears to be pressing against the heatshield under the carb, and it looks to be a bit wet there? It should ...
by welshrover
Wed Jun 19, 2013 3:22 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: update on ODV 91G
Replies: 18
Views: 4887

Re: update on ODV 91G

I'd quite like a modest-sized blast cabinet. I mean to see about building myself one at some point. Nice work! :mrgreen: IM 8) heres mine its an SIP type it will fit 14 inch wheels or 13inch with tyre on . http://i605.photobucket.com/albums/tt134/TAFFYSURFER/009_zpsa23a5fc1.jpg http://i605.photobuc...
by welshrover
Tue Jun 18, 2013 11:20 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: update on ODV 91G
Replies: 18
Views: 4887

Re: update on ODV 91G

a bit more done today .I think the previous owners thought that lubricating the hinges meant tipping a gallon over each hinge :lol: the hinge boxes were full of oil / grease and sh1t .took an hour to clean each of them out, de grease them and flat them down .now primed ready for a coat or two of Day...
by welshrover
Sat Jun 08, 2013 8:11 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: update on ODV 91G
Replies: 18
Views: 4887

Re: update on ODV 91G

thanks guys , its a really good shell, only two little bits of welding needed. in front wheel arch where it joins the front valance and a bit on the passenger rear floorpan about two inches x one inch 8) the underside is solid . the front end around the front suspension is as good as new :o hope to ...
by welshrover
Sat Jun 08, 2013 4:05 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: update on ODV 91G
Replies: 18
Views: 4887

Re: update on ODV 91G

bit the bullit today and did primed the interior to get rid of that horrible gold colour :| I am thinking of going ford Daytona yellow or similar . with the polished alloys and chrome side trim I think it will look ok. 8) progress so far = http://i605.photobucket.com/albums/tt134/TAFFYSURFER/004-1_z...
by welshrover
Sun Jun 02, 2013 9:07 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: RPX973K Morag the Imp
Replies: 60
Views: 20371

Re: RPX973K The Tango'd Imp

those new wheels look the dogs danglers 8)
by welshrover
Mon May 27, 2013 12:21 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: update on ODV 91G
Replies: 18
Views: 4887

Re: update on ODV 91G

got her primed and ready for top coat .cant think of what colour to do it yet .
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by welshrover
Sun May 19, 2013 8:29 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: update on ODV 91G
Replies: 18
Views: 4887

update on ODV 91G

hi folks thought id put up a few pics on progress . http://i605.photobucket.com/albums/tt134/TAFFYSURFER/002-3_zpsad0526e2.jpg http://i605.photobucket.com/albums/tt134/TAFFYSURFER/004-1_zps1ec57b91.jpg http://i605.photobucket.com/albums/tt134/TAFFYSURFER/007-2_zps9f966091.jpg http://i605.photobucket...
by welshrover
Wed May 08, 2013 10:23 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: TYM 181M resto! Update 3 years on!
Replies: 108
Views: 39261

Re: TYM 181M restoration. long overdue update. May 8th

great work .I love to see a car go from virtual scrap into a decent vehicle again . 8)
craig
by welshrover
Wed May 08, 2013 9:05 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: bit of work on the old girl
Replies: 31
Views: 8519

Re: bit of work on the old girl

thanks impmaniac . that's the only bit other than the rear crossmember and a little bit on the rear footwell that was rotten, the rest of the car is very good .. 8) Imp007
thanks craig
by welshrover
Mon May 06, 2013 9:36 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: bit of work on the old girl
Replies: 31
Views: 8519

Re: bit of work on the old girl

got the front wheel arch repair finished and the front end in primer :D http://i605.photobucket.com/albums/tt134/TAFFYSURFER/002-3_zpsaeefa9b8.jpg http://i605.photobucket.com/albums/tt134/TAFFYSURFER/004-1_zps07d716c6.jpg http://i605.photobucket.com/albums/tt134/TAFFYSURFER/005-2_zps5e212a02.jpg htt...
by welshrover
Sun May 05, 2013 6:11 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: bit of work on the old girl
Replies: 31
Views: 8519

Re: bit of work on the old girl

got a bit more done today as the weathers been dry .found a bit of rot on the front wheel arch . :o http://i605.photobucket.com/albums/tt134/TAFFYSURFER/001_zps1b94e27d.jpg after a bit of cleaning up. http://i605.photobucket.com/albums/tt134/TAFFYSURFER/005-2_zps267428ea.jpg after cutting out the ro...
by welshrover
Mon Apr 29, 2013 10:12 pm
Forum: Imp Club Spares
Topic: Stiletto rear number plate lamps or covers
Replies: 11
Views: 7113

Re: Stiletto rear number plate lamps or covers

they were on the series v minx too .. Imp007
by welshrover
Mon Apr 29, 2013 10:00 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: bit of work on the old girl
Replies: 31
Views: 8519

Re: bit of work on the old girl

got a bit more done today, new steering column bush . made a new tailpipe to bring it a bit further out .comes out just past the bumper when its fitted.matches my wifes minx exhaust but just a bit shorter. http://i605.photobucket.com/albums/tt134/TAFFYSURFER/007-2_zps9917fed4.jpg http://i605.photobu...
by welshrover
Mon Apr 29, 2013 9:42 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: bit of work on the old girl
Replies: 31
Views: 8519

Re: bit of work on the old girl

ImpManiac wrote:
welshrover wrote:...ive had some good cars but for fun the imp is the dogs danglers :o
As an advertising slogan, this might just work... :P

IM 8)
or a good bumper sticker :lol: Imp007
by welshrover
Sat Apr 27, 2013 5:37 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: bit of work on the old girl
Replies: 31
Views: 8519

Re: bit of work on the old girl

done a bit more today, new gearstick ball from malcom Anderson, the gearchange is sweet now .its better than my mums 5 year old fiat punto :lol: :lol: .new front brake shoes too .and just stripped down and refurbished the distributor . all in all a good days work done today 8) Imp007 went for a quic...
by welshrover
Tue Apr 23, 2013 10:14 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: RPX973K Morag the Imp
Replies: 60
Views: 20371

Re: RPX973K The Tango'd Imp

nice car I love the colour . 8) Imp007
by welshrover
Tue Apr 23, 2013 9:08 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Chamois Sport - OAP 760F
Replies: 23
Views: 8213

Re: Chamois Sport - OAP 760F

that's lovely 8), its a credit to you . Imp007
by welshrover
Tue Apr 23, 2013 8:35 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: bit of work on the old girl
Replies: 31
Views: 8519

Re: bit of work on the old girl

funny you should say that about the rear seat ive just took mine out tonight .waiting for a right performance but a talking to with the torque driver soon had it out . :shock: Imp007 here is a few pics just a bit of cleaning up then out with the paint. :) http://i605.photobucket.com/albums/tt134/TAF...
by welshrover
Tue Apr 23, 2013 5:22 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: bit of work on the old girl
Replies: 31
Views: 8519

Re: bit of work on the old girl

we've had some nice weather again today, so ive done a bit more to the old girl :) finished the the floors with stone chip paint.so they will be nice and tough . as there will be no carpet in the car only rubber mats . . Imp007 http://i605.photobucket.com/albums/tt134/TAFFYSURFER/008-2_zps65581e15.j...
by welshrover
Tue Apr 23, 2013 8:13 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: DE 31.693 - a race car build - Looking for a 998
Replies: 47
Views: 13537

Re: DE 31.693 - a race car build - Looking for a 998

I like it ,I like it a lot. keep up the good work. 8) Imp007
by welshrover
Mon Apr 22, 2013 7:48 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Gilbert: The Green One- and Monte "head" for Hatton
Replies: 61
Views: 19764

Re: Gilbert: The Green One

looking good . Imp007 8)
by welshrover
Sat Apr 20, 2013 8:18 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: bit of work on the old girl
Replies: 31
Views: 8519

Re: bit of work on the old girl

thanks for that i'm new to imps so not sure of the changeover :oops: Imp007