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by Prometheus
Wed Jul 11, 2012 8:25 pm
Forum: Where are they now
Topic: Nostalgia trip
Replies: 43
Views: 7403

Re: Nostalgia trip

the shell went to Rich (Aquarius Impetus) and the 930cc engine to Promethus Dave. Sadly, Rich found that the shell wasn't quite as good as it looked and therefore it doesn't exist any more... shame. About 5-6 yrs ago Rich let me have two doors and an engine cover from a Caledonian, so I reckon at l...
by Prometheus
Thu Dec 15, 2011 12:15 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Nods news , Time for reflection plus year end report .
Replies: 5973
Views: 1342439

Re: Noddys Natterings , Anniversary time .

A very Merry Christmas to you, Annie, Cloe & Chia. From Myself, Carinne, Meryn, Gandalf, Sammy & Daisy Here's a piccie of Gandalf in a rare moment of rest sitting amongst the spoils of his new favourite past time......as a Crimbo tree wrecker :roll: :lol: http://www.magical.eclipse.co.uk/impclub/chr...
by Prometheus
Thu Nov 10, 2011 11:10 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Nods news , Time for reflection plus year end report .
Replies: 5973
Views: 1342439

Re: Noddys Natterings , Heater mod

Cool. That seems like a good solution, I was still trying to think of a way of adapting the casing but this is a much easier to fit idea 8) Top marks..

Oooh and PM on the way re: vusky :wink:
by Prometheus
Wed Nov 09, 2011 9:48 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Nods news , Time for reflection plus year end report .
Replies: 5973
Views: 1342439

Re: Noddys Natterings , Fixing my own rad ,SUCCESS

Cool....(excuse the pun :lol: )

Just as well you didn't need to lend me your spare rad after all eh Dave. I can report no more leaks after your practice session on my rad :wink: :lol: .

Thanks again. See you soon.
Dave.
by Prometheus
Sun Oct 23, 2011 5:54 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Meltdown Motorsport - In the bleak midwinter
Replies: 762
Views: 137450

Re: Meltdown Motorsport - in Glorious Technicolour

Oh shucks, your new title is a bit misleading sir. I was expecting to see some photos in glorious technicolour :roll: The photos on the home page cycle randomly from the imp pics that have been uploaded to the album, so no-one was directly responsible for it as such and alas now it's no longer there...
by Prometheus
Tue Oct 18, 2011 5:01 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: ManiacImp - 1966 Singer Chamois
Replies: 1114
Views: 521666

Re: ManiacImp - 1966 Singer Chamois

Noddy has got the rootes paint chips with the mixtures on the back, i'm sure he'll be along soon with the info but if not then drop him a PM.
by Prometheus
Wed Oct 12, 2011 12:14 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Re: GLAddis! (804 GLA) Christmas Update!!!
Replies: 1359
Views: 226327

Re: GLAddis! (804 GLA) Uncle John is back, he's not happy!!

Absolutely stunning work Paul. I haven't checked back on your thread for a couple of days and the next time I see it there's another two mahoosive pages :shock: . So impressed with your both your work and the speed that you get through it all. I wish I had 5% of your motivation ... oh and a nice dry...
by Prometheus
Mon Oct 10, 2011 6:48 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: One picture , one post , one line comments only please
Replies: 366
Views: 143844

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

colimp66 wrote:We need details on that suspension Ash.... :wink:

Nice.
Col.
What suspension :P :lol:
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by Prometheus
Sun Oct 09, 2011 9:06 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: One picture , one post , one line comments only please
Replies: 366
Views: 143844

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

Sweet swallowtail. I thought that all the swallowtails were made in 74/75 so yours must be one of the last made. Very nicely done, a very pretty car. Obviously the imp is OK too :wink: :lol:

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by Prometheus
Sun Oct 02, 2011 10:14 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: '68 Super Imp - Zombie Odie!
Replies: 721
Views: 231174

Re: '68 Super Imp - Odie - birthday present

Vee, try a PM to Prometheus, he's pretty good with photoshop. Matt black is a bit naff in my opinion and very much "last year darling!" If cost is no issue I'd go for a re-spray in the violet colour you want but I'd go for gloss. If cost is an issue (when isn't it? :lol: ) I'd just get the repairs ...
by Prometheus
Sun Oct 02, 2011 1:10 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: One picture , one post , one line comments only please
Replies: 366
Views: 143844

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

Hey folks, remember the one pic one post, if you have to comment then at least take the tags out of the quote so we don't get endless repeated pics :wink: Anyway heres a quick pic I took when doing a bit of late night tuning a few days ago. http://www.magical.eclipse.co.uk/impclub/enginetintednight....
by Prometheus
Sat Oct 01, 2011 6:17 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Nods news , Time for reflection plus year end report .
Replies: 5973
Views: 1342439

Re: Noddys Natterings ,Tuning and cooling

So how is the vusky running after last nights impromptu tuning session then Dave? Did you leave it how it was when you left here? Or did you have to tweak it a little after the run home?

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by Prometheus
Thu Sep 22, 2011 7:48 am
Forum: 2011 Events information
Topic: WICKED WELSH WEEKEND 2011
Replies: 235
Views: 34357

Re: WICKED WELSH WEEKEND 2011

I had better keep a scenic run route for you guys to do at baz's commer weekend it is THAT special this Year. :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cr...
by Prometheus
Wed Sep 21, 2011 6:31 pm
Forum: 2011 Events information
Topic: WICKED WELSH WEEKEND 2011
Replies: 235
Views: 34357

Re: WICKED WELSH WEEKEND 2011

With great regret I have to concede that I am not going to be able to make it this year :cry: The car is still not running right despite my best efforts. I have just come in from chatting with a very knowledgeable old school garage owner who incidentally has a rolling road 8) , but he said that ther...
by Prometheus
Sun Sep 11, 2011 7:30 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: BAM! New owner, Hello!
Replies: 65
Views: 11642

Re: BAM! New owner, Hello!

the forum still insists they are too big and need to be under 800 pixels wide, even though i re-sized all photos to 400x400. I believe that there is also a file size limit which doesn't seem to get mentioned which I think is 80kb but I can't find any info to confirm that at the moment. So you need ...
by Prometheus
Sat Sep 10, 2011 7:15 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Pele - 1976 Imp Basic
Replies: 130
Views: 35754

Re: Pele - 1976 Imp Basic - Back on the road

Holy thread revival Batman, nearly a year exactly since your last update Tim :D

personally I find the stiletto wheel a touch on the large side but the cover does look good, especially considering the sort of cost to get it done professionally these days.

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by Prometheus
Wed Sep 07, 2011 9:08 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Meltdown Motorsport - In the bleak midwinter
Replies: 762
Views: 137450

Re: Meltdown Motorsport - in Glorious Technicolour

Ahh so that's what's under the plastic cap :D .

Photo's are always nice btw nick and never boring :wink:

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by Prometheus
Tue Sep 06, 2011 9:25 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: My new Chamois
Replies: 22
Views: 4783

Re: My new Chamois

Its also got a fiesta front disc brake conversion but need to work out which fiesta they are off or can i fit XR2 calipers and discs??? The calipers that you need are from a MK2 fiesta. You can't use XR2 calipers or discs afaik. The discs which you have now have been drilled to fit the imp hub. In ...
by Prometheus
Tue Sep 06, 2011 5:33 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: FAF: DONE!
Replies: 325
Views: 167438

Re: FAF: Relatively spectacular engine failure

Chin up Frank. I really feel for you having these problems. Like you said you use your cars and there was no way that you have caused the current issue by anything you've done. Don't pay any attention to Jeff. I would have thought that of all the people here he would have had more sympathy and a lit...
by Prometheus
Mon Sep 05, 2011 6:43 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: FAF: DONE!
Replies: 325
Views: 167438

Re: FAF: Relatively spectacular engine failure

Really feeling for you Frank. :(

It's almost like some sort of biblical tale where you're absorbing all the worlds imping problems so that we are spared them :D

Hope you can get it sorted soon. You had better be at the welsh no matter what.... I need to buy you a drink :wink: :lol:

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by Prometheus
Sun Sep 04, 2011 11:20 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: FAF: DONE!
Replies: 325
Views: 167438

Re: FAF: Back to it's usual ways!

Cidre' ?
by Prometheus
Sun Sep 04, 2011 10:25 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: FAF: DONE!
Replies: 325
Views: 167438

Re: FAF: Back to it's usual ways!

skamanfrank wrote:I am NOT drinking at WWW this year. **That** photo of my door and it's decoration has forever put me off!
I bet you a beer that you will be :wink: .

Oh and by the way... I think you need to change your avatar Franky me' ol china :D

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by Prometheus
Sun Sep 04, 2011 10:17 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: BAM! New owner, Hello!
Replies: 65
Views: 11642

Re: BAM! New owner, Hello!

Oh and did I hear a rumour that you might e attending the fabulous wicked welsh weekend this year ???
by Prometheus
Sun Sep 04, 2011 10:12 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: BAM! New owner, Hello!
Replies: 65
Views: 11642

Re: BAM! New owner, Hello!

Good to know we are still going to see whats happening to BAM, keep us updated and lots of pictures of anything you doo to her are good (though perhaps she should be called BAMbi now as she's a little foal surrounded by big cats!!!!) where abouts are you in the country? Let me get this straight.......
by Prometheus
Sun Sep 04, 2011 8:05 pm
Forum: 2011 Events information
Topic: WICKED WELSH WEEKEND 2011
Replies: 235
Views: 34357

Re: WICKED WELSH WEEKEND 2011

ImpJimbo wrote:We will be there on Thursday afternoon. Anyone else getting there on the Thursday?
Image

:D
Dave.
by Prometheus
Sat Sep 03, 2011 10:26 pm
Forum: 2011 Events information
Topic: WICKED WELSH WEEKEND 2011
Replies: 235
Views: 34357

Re: WICKED WELSH WEEKEND 2011

Cool, really glad that this has been incorporated into what will obviously be yet another 1st class welsh 8)

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by Prometheus
Thu Sep 01, 2011 5:14 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Meltdown Motorsport - In the bleak midwinter
Replies: 762
Views: 137450

Re: Meltdown Motorsport - Motivation

Ooopps sorry :oops: I meant to say you can get them from eBay but I wouldn't recommend it instead you should use genuine misabs :P :lol: On another point though..... Nick .... You do own a camera don't you? The last time I saw your car was in a field just outside bridgewater ...and....erm you didn't...
by Prometheus
Wed Aug 31, 2011 10:43 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Nods news , Time for reflection plus year end report .
Replies: 5973
Views: 1342439

Re: Noddys Natterings , A bit of tuning

I've been looking at Innovate LC1 wideband controllers, and have a plan for my own LCD gauge to display it on (top secret at the moment though ;) haha!) None of this tacky gauge stuff for me :P Knowing you Frank it's probably going to be a head up display projected from behind the dash. Or perhaps ...
by Prometheus
Wed Aug 31, 2011 9:35 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Meltdown Motorsport - In the bleak midwinter
Replies: 762
Views: 137450

Re: Meltdown Motorsport - Motivation

Nik. If you mean the 'misab' rings then you can get them from eBay here: http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Weber-Dellorto-carburettor-misab-rings-/170683373841?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM&hash=item27bd859911#ht_500wt_922 Can't help with much else though i'm afraid. Although of course there is alway...
by Prometheus
Wed Aug 31, 2011 7:29 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Nods news , Time for reflection plus year end report .
Replies: 5973
Views: 1342439

Re: Noddys Natterings , A bit of tuning

Noddy wrote:Great idea Pete , not sure my tired Vusky engine would benefit that much , I will pick your brains on this though , piccys of your setup might help and a how to , not up on this modern stuff TBH , I iz oldschool :lol:
Hey Dave maybe we could split the cost and take it in turns to use it :lol:

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by Prometheus
Wed Aug 31, 2011 7:28 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Nods news , Time for reflection plus year end report .
Replies: 5973
Views: 1342439

Re: Noddys Natterings , A bit of tuning

And Noddy, just think what you could do with an on board wideband AFR meter....like file you own bespoke SU needle profile to give you the optimum AFRs across the rev range giving optimum torque/power, economy, cleaner oil, less bore wear etc. I know the initial outlay is a bit high........ realist...
by Prometheus
Tue Aug 30, 2011 8:34 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: byb610b-benji alloy rad fitted
Replies: 204
Views: 52715

Re: byb610b-benji making quite a bit of progress

I think the white stripe would look good. Might be able to get prometheus to mock in up in photoshop first? Hey no problemo. Can't do it right now though as i'm off to the airport to pick up the spawn and the better half ......... :lol: Home alone time is officially ....... over :( I'll get to it l...
by Prometheus
Mon Aug 29, 2011 9:27 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: My new Chamois
Replies: 22
Views: 4783

Re: My new Chamois

That is a wee picture. It must be larger please :D

...but I recognise that there coupe 8)

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by Prometheus
Fri Aug 26, 2011 6:32 pm
Forum: 2011 Events information
Topic: Shows to end the season with
Replies: 22
Views: 3635

Re: Shows to end the season with

Click here for the weather report for Henstridge Airfield tomorrow, possible showers in the afternoon but doesn't seem too bad :?

http://www.metcheck.com/V40/UK/FREE/tod ... de=BA8+0TN

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by Prometheus
Fri Aug 26, 2011 5:13 pm
Forum: 2011 Events information
Topic: WICKED WELSH WEEKEND 2011
Replies: 235
Views: 34357

Re: WICKED WELSH WEEKEND 2011

Mrs Actuarius Impetus wrote:checking up on me now!!
Noooo.....











4th :wink:
by Prometheus
Fri Aug 26, 2011 4:35 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Ruben wants his turn
Replies: 445
Views: 148236

Re: Hartwell Imp Balmoral Grey / Skye Blue paint

impmann wrote:Hmmm, nice, but I think if the top was Skye blue and the bottom was slate grey it was look even yummier....
I don't think Jeff likes it :lol:
by Prometheus
Thu Aug 25, 2011 11:27 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Ruben wants his turn
Replies: 445
Views: 148236

Re: Hartwell Imp Balmoral Grey / Skye Blue paint

bazzateer wrote:
Prometheus wrote:here you go Geoff.
Is Geoff a friend of Jeff's? :? :lol:
Sorry i'm not quite sure what you mean :? . I wish you would stop editing my quotes to make it look as if I got Jeff's name wrong.

oooh you are a one :lol:









:wink:
by Prometheus
Thu Aug 25, 2011 10:54 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Ruben wants his turn
Replies: 445
Views: 148236

Re: Hartwell Imp Balmoral Grey / Skye Blue paint

here you go Jeff. Although Porcshe slate grey is a difficult colour to replicate as when you darken the image to get the shade you lose some of the shine but you get the idea. Here is the colour I used: http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploads15/slate81245886614.jpg http://www.magical.eclipse.co.uk/im...
by Prometheus
Wed Aug 24, 2011 7:21 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Ruben wants his turn
Replies: 445
Views: 148236

Re: Hartwell Imp Balmoral Grey / Skye Blue paint

bazzateer wrote:
HARTWELL MK1 wrote:Other than that, perhaps a pic without the spots, I might not want to drill the new panel
:roll: :D
Image
by Prometheus
Wed Aug 24, 2011 5:07 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Ruben wants his turn
Replies: 445
Views: 148236

Re: Hartwell Imp Balmoral Grey / Skye Blue paint

Amazing what you can do, looks good, but I think Jeff might say the rims arent wide quite enough and the front indicator units are the wrong way round? :lol: Completely missed the indicators, I could name and shame the owner who's car image I used :o . Anyway fair comments, now all fixed, deeper ri...

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