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by ImpownerUK
Fri Oct 26, 2018 6:47 am
Forum: Imp Club Spares
Topic: Items to re-manufacture
Replies: 33
Views: 6093

Re: Items to re-manufacture

Mazak will have been chosen as a cheap lightweight alloy that can be chromed. Retrospectively the same casting process can be replicated. But irrespective of the metal chosen, tooling and chroming will not come cheap. With the rise of CNC machining an option though surely is to make it from billet m...
by ImpownerUK
Tue Jun 19, 2018 11:13 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: 1967 Sunbeam Imp Sport
Replies: 12
Views: 6165

Re: 1967 Sunbeam Imp Sport

I tend to agree: blue one. Sorry in case it offends anyone, I've got a nice 998 I can use too. Nothing irreversible of course. The car is already in good condition. Even its bonnet is 100% rust free. Too many cars. Can't help myself. I'll probably start a new thread when I eventually get started on ...
by ImpownerUK
Mon Jun 18, 2018 4:34 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: 1967 Sunbeam Imp Sport
Replies: 12
Views: 6165

Re: 1967 Sunbeam Imp Sport

A couple of photos that I meant to include yesterday. The spit makes life so much easier .. Picture2.jpg Picture1.jpg The question is which of these two in the background (blue or green) gets the treatment next? The blue car was registered in early June 1963. And I like the style (simple, original t...
by ImpownerUK
Sun Jun 17, 2018 10:32 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: 1967 Sunbeam Imp Sport
Replies: 12
Views: 6165

Re: 1967 Sunbeam Imp Sport

This entry prompted by progress on my white 1968 Sunbeam. By no means in poor condition to start off with, I decided anyway to put a set of new panels on it. Partly the exercise was to learn the ins and outs of an Imp’s structure, and what repair techniques are best suited to what areas of the car’s...
by ImpownerUK
Sat Jul 01, 2017 4:04 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: 1967 Sunbeam Imp Sport
Replies: 12
Views: 6165

Re: 1967 Sunbeam Imp Sport

Still alive .. moved to a different location .. in storage .. awaiting time to (hopefully) do justice to what is these days a surprisingly rare survivor.
by ImpownerUK
Thu Jul 23, 2015 2:10 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: One picture , one post , one line comments only please
Replies: 366
Views: 139851

Re: One picture , one post , one line comments only please

I like B492 series Sunbeams and welding - a happy combination.