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by MR TIKI
Tue May 08, 2018 7:57 pm
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: Imp 2018 Leicestershire.
Replies: 65
Views: 25340

Re: Imp 2018 Leicestershire.

I think this is the only active forum post To answer your questions: All details issued so far about the site can be found on the website https://www.theimpclub.co.uk/imp-2018/ The site will be open to visitors from around midday on Thursday 2nd There will be on-site catering from Thursday evening ...
by MR TIKI
Thu Apr 26, 2018 8:14 pm
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: Imp 2018 Leicestershire.
Replies: 65
Views: 25340

Re: Imp 2018 Leicestershire.

Am I missing a more detailed post on this years national or is this it so far?
I looked at the venue,but have some questions about site details,catering,pet allowance and additional vehicles......

pointers or answers would be gratefully received
Cheers Bryan
by MR TIKI
Fri Mar 02, 2018 8:56 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: the 'TIKI MOBILE'
Replies: 194
Views: 79609

Re: the 'TIKI MOBILE'

https://scontent-lhr3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t31.0-8/fr/cp0/e15/q65/26170120_369498716854485_4258836106487430691_o.jpg?efg=eyJpIjoidCJ9&oh=647185ae58ef0c5c2b6dc801cb537037&oe=5AB27E85 I haven't been on here in a while and noticed this thread is now lacking pictures...... so,here's one from News years day...
by MR TIKI
Sun Apr 23, 2017 10:32 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: the 'TIKI MOBILE'
Replies: 194
Views: 79609

Re: the 'TIKI MOBILE'

Sounds like most of the naysayers havent actually driven on stretched tyres :roll: taken to extremes yes it stupid but personally used them for about 6 years with great results, heck most of the imps running 13x7 rears are using 185/60's aka stretched tyres :wink: literally thousands of cars runnin...
by MR TIKI
Sun Apr 23, 2017 10:23 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: the 'TIKI MOBILE'
Replies: 194
Views: 79609

Re: the 'TIKI MOBILE'

ImpManiac wrote:The car looks much better now, Bryan! :mrgreen:

IM 8)
:D thanks,as you can see above I've already gone for the next level! :twisted:
by MR TIKI
Sun Apr 23, 2017 10:17 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: the 'TIKI MOBILE'
Replies: 194
Views: 79609

Re: the 'TIKI MOBILE'

http://i1292.photobucket.com/albums/b568/tikico57/20170423_105114_zpsqjk7ba8z.jpg?t=1492854916 I've not been down to the shed for ages but yesterday gave me a free afternoon which resulted in this new curio for the car...... http://i1292.photobucket.com/albums/b568/tikico57/Mobile%20Uploads/2017042...
by MR TIKI
Wed Apr 05, 2017 8:15 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: the 'TIKI MOBILE'
Replies: 194
Views: 79609

Re: the 'TIKI MOBILE'

After this photo reminded me that I wasn't happy with the rear wheels because the stretched tyres made them look smaller than the fronts I ordered some 155/80s http://i1292.photobucket.com/albums/b568/tikico57/Mobile%20Uploads/20170327_103422_zpslbpirjgd.jpg I think the results speak for themselves ...
by MR TIKI
Mon Jan 09, 2017 9:37 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: the 'TIKI MOBILE'
Replies: 194
Views: 79609

Re: the 'TIKI MOBILE'

ImpManiac wrote:With the heavy frost on the car, Bryan, it almost looks as though the car has a white, fluffy coat. A more permanent one could be an idea for the next mod... :wink: Or perhaps not... :lol:

IM 8)
:lol: is that a dare?
by MR TIKI
Mon Jan 09, 2017 9:36 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: the 'TIKI MOBILE'
Replies: 194
Views: 79609

Re: the 'TIKI MOBILE'

bazzateer wrote:
MR TIKI wrote:on more than one occasion it was nearly sold.
Wash out your mouth! :o
:oops: Sorry,I'll get my coat........
by MR TIKI
Mon Jan 09, 2017 9:58 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: the 'TIKI MOBILE'
Replies: 194
Views: 79609

Re: the 'TIKI MOBILE'

This current look of the Tiki Imp must be the longest lasting one you've had Bryan? :D Very true,it's been added to but not drastically changed like it was before, I just dont have the same amount of free time these days.it had near three years in dry dock in that time too! I got busy and it took a...
by MR TIKI
Mon Jan 09, 2017 9:35 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: the 'TIKI MOBILE'
Replies: 194
Views: 79609

Re: the 'TIKI MOBILE'

Yes Col,indeed it's spent many hours in your capable hands over the years and as in conversations we've had before if it must have a lable in the way things do these days then I guess it's a 'Rat Rod'. built from parts not always ment for that vehicle but used to embellish or make it go fast.......
by MR TIKI
Sun Jan 08, 2017 10:23 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: the 'TIKI MOBILE'
Replies: 194
Views: 79609

Re: the 'TIKI MOBILE'

I enjoyed seeing the Tiki Mobile at Brooklands on new year's day. It was attracting lots of interest and plenty of smiles... :D thank you,its always interesting to hear what others have to say about the Tiki-Mobile wether it's good or less favourable.I enjoy parking up and walking away so that I ca...
by MR TIKI
Thu Jan 05, 2017 11:01 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: the 'TIKI MOBILE'
Replies: 194
Views: 79609

Re: the 'TIKI MOBILE'

You need a heater as well especially in this country at the moment, heated seats are nice too :wink: Lol,sounds like a plan!! My biggest issue is the ice build up on the inside,with no carpet,insulation or heating except from the engine itself the floor and windscreen ice over.If I drive with the w...
by MR TIKI
Thu Jan 05, 2017 6:59 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: the 'TIKI MOBILE'
Replies: 194
Views: 79609

Re: the 'TIKI MOBILE'

:D Frosty the Hill'man Tra-la-la-la-la-la-la........ http://i1292.photobucket.com/albums/b568/tikico57/Mobile%20Uploads/20170103_083328_zpsz8q6opgv.jpg?1483642221146&1483642222366&1483642229321&1483642230575 http://i1292.photobucket.com/albums/b568/tikico57/Mobile%20Uploads/20170103_093507_zps2kyyjc...
by MR TIKI
Tue Dec 27, 2016 8:47 pm
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: Brooklands New Years day
Replies: 9
Views: 3976

Re: Brooklands New Years day

we left too late to get into the grounds this year so,next year we'll be leaving earlier....
by MR TIKI
Fri Oct 14, 2016 7:09 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: One picture , one post , one line comments only please
Replies: 363
Views: 139372

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

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basking in fluorescent light......
by MR TIKI
Wed Sep 21, 2016 8:46 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: the 'TIKI MOBILE'
Replies: 194
Views: 79609

Re: the 'TIKI MOBILE'

:D thanks Colin, Before.... http://i1292.photobucket.com/albums/b568/tikico57/Mobile%20Uploads/20160413_174816_zps7v6mon9z.jpg?1474490514317 After.... http://i1292.photobucket.com/albums/b568/tikico57/Mobile%20Uploads/20160917_183427_zpsxsfrqvam.jpg?1474490509660&1474490510748&1474490514252&14744905...
by MR TIKI
Wed Jul 06, 2016 4:37 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: the 'TIKI MOBILE'
Replies: 194
Views: 79609

Re: the 'TIKI MOBILE'

:D happy days,the Tiki Mobile has performed so well this past year since putting the new engine in,with several long motorway trips and a run to the coast it's still going strong,only a miner leak on the thermostat and two front brake cylinders fails (they were very old) have hampered play in other ...
by MR TIKI
Tue Apr 19, 2016 10:04 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: the 'TIKI MOBILE'
Replies: 194
Views: 79609

Re: the 'TIKI MOBILE'

bazzateer wrote:Grizzman Rian! Top bloke :D :D
:D the very same......
by MR TIKI
Tue Apr 19, 2016 10:03 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: the 'TIKI MOBILE'
Replies: 194
Views: 79609

Re: the 'TIKI MOBILE'

ImpManiac wrote:Proper job! 8)

IM 8)
:D it's performing very well too having covered nearly 200 miles on Sunday at modern day motorway speeds.......

here's a flyby taken by my friend Rian as I started the run home. :D
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o48MywUU7Sc
by MR TIKI
Sun Apr 17, 2016 9:29 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: the 'TIKI MOBILE'
Replies: 194
Views: 79609

Re: the 'TIKI MOBILE'

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Meanwhile due to a lack of supervision with rattle cans and masking tape this happened! :roll:
STOKED!! :D
by MR TIKI
Thu Apr 14, 2016 8:53 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: the 'TIKI MOBILE'
Replies: 194
Views: 79609

Re: the 'TIKI MOBILE'

Well worth just sticking the exhaust up higher through the crossmember, my black one (with the shark mouth) has never clunked it's exhaust 8) I definitely need to do something like that if I decide to keep the Cherry Bomb,it looks like a giant saveloy sticking out the back!! :lol: http://i1292.phot...
by MR TIKI
Wed Apr 13, 2016 10:03 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: the 'TIKI MOBILE'
Replies: 194
Views: 79609

Re: the 'TIKI MOBILE'

good point, tunnelling the cross member is probably a better option.
once I've tried out the bike exhausts if I find I prefer this one I'll look at making some mods.
by MR TIKI
Wed Apr 13, 2016 9:47 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: the 'TIKI MOBILE'
Replies: 194
Views: 79609

Re: the 'TIKI MOBILE'

They are quite noisy, hence the bomb bit, but hey, not as noisy as some Subaru's nowadays. You could lift it even more by fitting a bend and putting the silencer across the back instead? I hear you, the Peco came off a Subaru and was louder than this beast. A friend has been saving a collection of ...
by MR TIKI
Wed Apr 13, 2016 9:30 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: the 'TIKI MOBILE'
Replies: 194
Views: 79609

Re: the 'TIKI MOBILE'

rhydian_mason wrote:I always wanted a cherry bomb! Remember drooling over them in triple C in the 90s!
:D
by MR TIKI
Tue Apr 12, 2016 8:45 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: the 'TIKI MOBILE'
Replies: 194
Views: 79609

Re: the 'TIKI MOBILE'

I hate speed humps! http://i1292.photobucket.com/albums/b568/tikico57/Mobile%20Uploads/20160410_202658_zpslcnvqcnj.jpg I live in an area where it's impossible to get home without going over speed humps (the Devil's own invention) or raised junctions,after numerous clouts to the Peco it finally gave ...
by MR TIKI
Fri Oct 30, 2015 5:09 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: the 'TIKI MOBILE'
Replies: 194
Views: 79609

Re: the 'TIKI MOBILE'

well,having scored a 'BRONZE' last year at the MOT (the car's colour as recording by the examiner :roll: ) this year I'm proud to announce that we scored a 'SILVER and multi-coloured' they clearly have a sense of humour down there........ :lol: Next year we'll be going for GOLD! we passed on the sec...
by MR TIKI
Thu Sep 03, 2015 8:44 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: the 'TIKI MOBILE'
Replies: 194
Views: 79609

Re: the 'TIKI MOBILE'

I dont think Ive ever seen a spider in that sort of state before, it must have been used with a slack or incorrect fitting bolt sometime in the past and its worn the hole, or someones had a go at fitting something larger and filed the hole out a bit? the bolts were in place and undamaged,one side o...
by MR TIKI
Thu Sep 03, 2015 8:35 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: the 'TIKI MOBILE'
Replies: 194
Views: 79609

Re: the 'TIKI MOBILE'

bazzateer wrote:At least the donut didn't break! :lol:
the duffnut is indeed in A1 condition! :o
by MR TIKI
Thu Sep 03, 2015 2:24 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: the 'TIKI MOBILE'
Replies: 194
Views: 79609

Re: the 'TIKI MOBILE'

:lol: It's been an eventful time recently..... when I got the new tyres the fitters used a gun which lead to one of the studs shearing, after a trip to Epsom to see a certain Mr R,I returned with a new stud and it wasn't long before I was back on the road. then I snapped the shifter....... after a t...
by MR TIKI
Mon Aug 24, 2015 6:24 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: the 'TIKI MOBILE'
Replies: 194
Views: 79609

Re: the 'TIKI MOBILE'

:D great shots,thanks Malcolm.the engine is purring along,it's been used daily since with the exception of today because I've not got the new shifter in yet.
by MR TIKI
Sun Aug 23, 2015 2:01 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: the 'TIKI MOBILE'
Replies: 194
Views: 79609

Re: the 'TIKI MOBILE'

Lol,I found myself in a 'sticky' situation this morning........ http://i1292.photobucket.com/albums/b568/tikico57/Mobile%20Uploads/e0771900-1d99-4c0b-aed2-24abba4e6257_zps6rw2oaxj.jpg I've already picked up a replacement so,it shouldn't be long before I'm back on the road. **FAO colin,I'm just waiti...
by MR TIKI
Wed Aug 19, 2015 8:29 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: the 'TIKI MOBILE'
Replies: 194
Views: 79609

Re: the 'TIKI MOBILE'

I had the wheels off and checked the tyres before the national and they looked solid,they were on the car at the MOT in October too,I'm rather shocked they melted down as they did but,very glad they held together.I guess they must have suffered for not being used.
by MR TIKI
Wed Aug 19, 2015 8:01 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: the 'TIKI MOBILE'
Replies: 194
Views: 79609

Re: the 'TIKI MOBILE'

time to shave the stub axles?
by MR TIKI
Wed Aug 19, 2015 7:05 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: the 'TIKI MOBILE'
Replies: 194
Views: 79609

Re: the 'TIKI MOBILE'

that's good news,sorry about 'MAV' despite a large head there's very little brain inside........
by MR TIKI
Wed Aug 19, 2015 6:20 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: the 'TIKI MOBILE'
Replies: 194
Views: 79609

Re: the 'TIKI MOBILE'

as it turned out we were very lucky to make it home after the national,just before Watford we picked up some chatter from the front n/s wheel bearing and then little bit of front end wobble.what I couldn't see when I got out to check was this... http://i1292.photobucket.com/albums/b568/tikico57/Mobi...
by MR TIKI
Wed Aug 19, 2015 5:58 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: the 'TIKI MOBILE'
Replies: 194
Views: 79609

Re: the 'TIKI MOBILE'

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Thanks Baz for dropping by with our Trophy!
by MR TIKI
Wed Aug 12, 2015 5:19 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: the 'TIKI MOBILE'
Replies: 194
Views: 79609

Re: the 'TIKI MOBILE'

Lars Hagermark(DJH705) wrote:Congratulations to the class win! :D
cheers,making it to Darlington and catching up with old friends made our weekend to return with a 1st was the icing on the cake :D

Erin can't wait for the trophy to arrive on Saturday 'BAZMAIL' :lol:
by MR TIKI
Mon Aug 10, 2015 9:38 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: the 'TIKI MOBILE'
Replies: 194
Views: 79609

Re: the 'TIKI MOBILE'

http://i1292.photobucket.com/albums/b568/tikico57/Mobile%20Uploads/IMG-20150809-WA0002_zps1lkvj06w.jpeg Erin and I really enjoyed the show,getting there was enough but to get a trophy too made it extra special,it was good to catch up with old friends and make new ones too. thank you to all of you t...
by MR TIKI
Mon Aug 10, 2015 9:12 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Re: BAZZA'S IMP'S (LNK, NPN & LYH) - New kid on the block
Replies: 1237
Views: 388910

Re: BAZZA'S IMP'S (LNK & LYH) - Who you gonna call?

glad you got home ok in the end after the frustrations in Darlington.
great event photos and films btw.
Bryan