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by 67cali
Tue Oct 15, 2013 10:14 am
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Stars line up for Mallory Park circuit reopening
Replies: 21
Views: 11492

Re: Mallory Park - Latest...not good!

I guess that is the trouble with the nature of the business. If you open up a shop and it becomes popular, you move to bigger premises or start a chain. If mallory has out grown the restriction on the number of days it can operate, it either has to renegotiate terms or find a new location. When the ...
by 67cali
Sun Oct 13, 2013 5:25 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Blue Husky - Safe and original
Replies: 81
Views: 31158

Re: Blue Husky

I was told that it hit the bar that runs front to back that the coil fits to.
by 67cali
Sun Oct 13, 2013 4:15 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Blue Husky - Safe and original
Replies: 81
Views: 31158

Re: Blue Husky

Be interesting how this performs, I would like to fit an alternator and you cant fit the standard type on a van/husky. Much cheaper than the alternatives.
by 67cali
Sun Oct 13, 2013 3:35 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Pete's Van Percy
Replies: 204
Views: 66864

Re: Pete's Van Percy

Certainly looking good, well worth the effort. Can I ask why the step in the two tone paint job on the tailgate. Scott That will look fine once it's all been sign written. It was one of those moments when they went to paint the blue that they asked if I was sure it was right to paint the door at a ...
by 67cali
Sun Oct 13, 2013 9:23 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Pete's Van Percy
Replies: 204
Views: 66864

Re: Pete's Van Percy

You are doing a really great restoration job certainly worth all the effort, brings back memories of my Husky restoration keep up the excellent work and I look forward to seeing the end result on the road. Very kind words,thanks :-) yes neil, the plan is to have it on the road before www and we don...
by 67cali
Sat Oct 12, 2013 5:17 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Pete's Van Percy
Replies: 204
Views: 66864

Re: Pete's Van Percy

Just a quick update. Now had a few evenings to work on the van and it's slowly starting to come together. Still plenty more to be done but I can feel progress has been made: http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v455/pjf220/20131012_155819_zpsd859f916.jpg http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v455/pjf220/20...
by 67cali
Fri Oct 11, 2013 6:54 pm
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: WICKED WELSH DATES 2013 (with pics!!)
Replies: 136
Views: 43141

Re: WICKED WELSH DATES 2013 (with pics!!)

Parked up at Llandovery, including some Imps that didn't stay at Pandy and a white Clan (OUP 10M is listed on the Clan Owners website as a "missing" Clan (so anyone know anything about this one or is it DUP 10M???) http://i1229.photobucket.com/albums/ee473/philipgsmith/WWW2013/DSC_0372.jpg It belon...
by 67cali
Fri Oct 11, 2013 12:41 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: ManiacImp - 1966 Singer Chamois
Replies: 1114
Views: 513045

Re: ManiacImp - 1966 Singer Chamois

Don't worry, it'll get there soon enough. It'd be boring if it was all done quickly and you'd be looking for the next project.
by 67cali
Sun Sep 29, 2013 7:16 pm
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: WICKED WELSH DATES 2013 (with pics!!)
Replies: 136
Views: 43141

Re: WICKED WELSH DATES 2013 (with pics!!)

Thoroughly brilliant (or should that be wicked) weekend had by Karen, Josh and myself. As WWW virgins we had no idea quite what to expect but were taken back by how friendly everyone was. We have made some really good friendships and even renewed some old ones. A really family friendly event, we did...
by 67cali
Thu Sep 26, 2013 8:43 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Back on the road!
Replies: 20
Views: 4886

Re: Back on the road!

Mt van was fitted with a fuse box, it's a '69 round dial one so I'm guessing that it may be from '69 when the round dial revamp was done that they introduced fuse boxes. Albeit a very basic fuse box.
by 67cali
Sat Sep 21, 2013 6:31 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Re: VWX 317L - Hilda, Lesley's Imp - New MOT
Replies: 322
Views: 133133

Re: VWX 317L - Hilda, Lesley's Imp - How much is an Imp wort

philgsmith wrote:I was thinking of a value of £4 but after talking to some members and Tim's comments this may be too low.
Lesley
Yes, way too low. :lol:
by 67cali
Wed Sep 18, 2013 9:26 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Re: VWX 317L - Hilda, Lesley's Imp - New MOT
Replies: 322
Views: 133133

Re: VWX 317L - Hilda, Lesley's Imp - How much is an Imp wort

This unfortunately proves that the cheapest quote is not necessarily the BEST quote. Sadly, unless you are really anal and check all the documentation and small print before you sign up, you never usually find out how good your insurance is until you go to make a claim. And even when you do try and ...
by 67cali
Wed Sep 18, 2013 12:14 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: ManiacImp - 1966 Singer Chamois
Replies: 1114
Views: 513045

Re: ManiacImp - 1966 Singer Chamois

If you have the option of painting it, I'd give it a go. You can do all the work on a car, then get someone to paint it and the first comment you get when you drive it is "nice paint job... Who sprayed it for you?" If you can paint it, you can proudly say "i did".
by 67cali
Tue Sep 17, 2013 8:30 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: ManiacImp - 1966 Singer Chamois
Replies: 1114
Views: 513045

Re: ManiacImp - 1966 Singer Chamois

Noddy wrote:
67cali wrote: Nice to see that progress is imminent, hope to see it on the road next year.
Your getting carried away with this statement :lol:

Would be nice to see progress, hope to see it on the road

I thought that might sound a bit rude :lol:
by 67cali
Tue Sep 17, 2013 12:19 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: ManiacImp - 1966 Singer Chamois
Replies: 1114
Views: 513045

Re: ManiacImp - 1966 Singer Chamois

Don't go too fast, you'll beat me at getting it on the road.

Nice to see that progress is imminent, hope to see it on the road next year.
by 67cali
Sun Sep 01, 2013 9:18 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Re: VWX 317L - Hilda, Lesley's Imp - New MOT
Replies: 322
Views: 133133

Re: VWX 317L - Hilda, Lesley's Imp - HELP bonnet problem

Glad you got it open ,my tip is take the head lights out to do your final adjustment ,this way if you close the bonnet and it wont open you can undo the latch on the bonnet as you can get your hand in via the head light hole with your 7/16 spanner ,I know this works as I do it when I build a car co...
by 67cali
Sat Aug 31, 2013 9:09 pm
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: Wicked Welsh Newbies..UPDATE
Replies: 93
Views: 34608

Re: Wicked Welsh Newbies..UPDATE

Hi Gurns, We are still lining up to come, Rach, myself and my parents so we should be in the Van and the Stiletto. 2 tents, no hook-ups required. We will be able to put the tents close together to hopefully save a little space. If my work schedule changes last-minute and we can't make it i will let...
by 67cali
Sun Aug 25, 2013 8:59 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Amy's Chamois Coupe
Replies: 105
Views: 38431

Re: Amy's Chamois Coupe

That's a big project you have on your hands, that's for sure. However, it has a personal meaning to you and the end result will be amazing so keep it up. I think my van was in a similar state, possibly worse, but perseverance to see the project through now means I have a restored and painted shell a...
by 67cali
Mon Aug 12, 2013 1:53 pm
Forum: Imp Club Spares
Topic: Stiletto rear number plate lamps or covers
Replies: 11
Views: 7025

Re: Stiletto rear number plate lamps or covers

I'm sure mg bases are different.
by 67cali
Sun Aug 11, 2013 6:48 pm
Forum: Imp Club Spares
Topic: help with parts
Replies: 12
Views: 7075

Re: help with parts

Malcolm Anderson should be able to help out with most, if not all I'd have thought. He posts very quick too. Worth a call to him.

Speedy's carry a lot of stuff so they would no doubt be able to help with some items.
by 67cali
Sun Aug 11, 2013 6:42 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Blue Husky - Safe and original
Replies: 81
Views: 31158

Re: Blue Husky

As there was no interest on my seatbelt thread I thought I'd put the pictures here. This is how I've got rear belts in the Husky: http://i129.photobucket.com/albums/p208/graham_h_miller/Blue%20Husky/P1020683_zpsda6ba895.jpg http://i129.photobucket.com/albums/p208/graham_h_miller/Blue%20Husky/P10206...
by 67cali
Mon Jul 22, 2013 4:28 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Blue Husky - Safe and original
Replies: 81
Views: 31158

Re: Blue Husky

I wouldn't let the chrome trim give you sleepless nights. I'll check my garage when I'm there next as I may still have one, but don't hold out.
by 67cali
Mon Jul 22, 2013 1:09 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Blue Husky - Safe and original
Replies: 81
Views: 31158

Re: Blue Husky

The radio rental ones were just huskys with panels that covered the glass so they could be removed and used as family vehicles.
by 67cali
Sun Jul 21, 2013 11:46 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Blue Husky - Safe and original
Replies: 81
Views: 31158

Re: Blue Husky

Looks like it has a van rear window seal, I'm sure the Husky normally has a plastic chrome one.

(sorry, that's a bit geeky)
by 67cali
Fri Jul 19, 2013 11:48 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: JVC 625E Preproduction Stiletto
Replies: 22
Views: 5974

Re: JVC 425E Preproduction Stiletto

The Nun wrote:With the car being pre production did it have the 301 series stainless strip along the top edge of the sill originally I wondered?
This is the trouble daysineurope could have by copying from photos of this car as it may have differences that were changed for the production model.
by 67cali
Tue Jul 16, 2013 10:30 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Pete's Van Percy
Replies: 204
Views: 66864

Re: Pete's Van Percy

Thanks for your help Andy, it was good of you to step up to the challenge. Hope that heater pipe was ok.
by 67cali
Tue Jul 16, 2013 9:40 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Pete's Van Percy
Replies: 204
Views: 66864

Re: Pete's Van Percy

Finally home and safe in the garage. Too late to get to National, but I'll get it built up as and when time allows: http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v455/pjf220/Imp%20Van%20Resto/paint7_zpsd50f9426.jpg http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v455/pjf220/Imp%20Van%20Resto/paint8_zpsfd1319cc.jpg http://img...
by 67cali
Sat Jul 13, 2013 8:05 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Blue Husky - Safe and original
Replies: 81
Views: 31158

Re: Blue Husky

Nice :-)

Looks a similar colour to what my van used to be when I bought it.
by 67cali
Fri Jul 05, 2013 8:05 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Pete's Van Percy
Replies: 204
Views: 66864

Re: Pete's van -progress photos and a name.

I pressume you have to edit the title in the original post, not just the new post?
by 67cali
Thu Jul 04, 2013 8:42 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Pete's Van Percy
Replies: 204
Views: 66864

Re: Pete's van -now in paint

Been a while so time for some update photos. I'm annoyed as the van should be on the road by now and it will now miss every 50th anniversary celebration, but hey ho, it will be ready when it is ready and I'm not going to rush the rebuild. Been through a few life changes through the progress and now ...
by 67cali
Thu Jul 04, 2013 8:24 pm
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: Wicked Welsh Newbies..UPDATE
Replies: 93
Views: 34608

Re: Wicked Welsh Newbies

I'll be going, WWW virgin. There will be three of us, two adults and a 10 yr old. We are aiming to leave South London after the school run and head straight there to stay Fri night, Sat night. Couple of questions... as I've lost June Impressions. Do we have to book in advance, how do we book? Does t...
by 67cali
Wed Jun 05, 2013 9:31 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: One picture , one post , one line comments only please
Replies: 363
Views: 138443

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

MuNi_rider wrote:Image
Untitled by Rob|C, on Flickr
If this was Facebook, I'd like that photo.

Really nice shot photographically speaking, and a great car as well.
by 67cali
Fri May 24, 2013 6:02 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: TYM 181M resto! Update 3 years on!
Replies: 108
Views: 39041

Re: TYM 181M resto! Progress!! 22nd May

Splendid work! :mrgreen: You can come and do mine when you've finished yours. I don't mind. Really. :wink: IM 8) Are you ever going to get round to your's Paul? hehe. I remember you posting on my van thread a couple of years back saying you must get round to it. Will be good to see your resto thread.
by 67cali
Wed May 22, 2013 12:29 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: YRD 89C. Is it worth doing... ?
Replies: 57
Views: 16598

Re: YRD 89C. Is it worth doing... ?

I'm no welder, but having watched closely at every stage of my van resto I can offer the following: Strengthen the shell by tackling the weak spots. Don't cut out major structure points without adding fresh metal to rusted sections nearby or your shell will twist or snap in two. As Jeff says, the pi...
by 67cali
Tue May 21, 2013 10:36 am
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: MOTOR SPORT AT THE PALACE
Replies: 14
Views: 4904

Re: MOTOR SPORT AT THE PALACE

I'll be there Monday with the family, perhaps next year in the van on Derek's stand.
by 67cali
Thu May 16, 2013 7:37 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: New Member - G15 in Sussex
Replies: 8
Views: 1989

Re: New Member - G15 in Sussex

That link isn't right. The best bit of advice I was given when I went out at Brands was when approaching Paddock Hill Bend, look straight up at Druids and the car will pull in to the bend. If you don't, you tend to drift more and can lose control. There used to be a marshalling hut up at druids whic...
by 67cali
Wed May 15, 2013 4:54 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: New Member - G15 in Sussex
Replies: 8
Views: 1989

Re: New Member - G15 in Sussex

Very nice car indeed.

The Sussex lot will sure make you feel welcome. You are fortunate to live within their grasp. My parents live down in Findon where my van will be rebuilt, but I can't get to the meets these days.
by 67cali
Sun Apr 28, 2013 9:56 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Singer Chamois coupe, Vickie
Replies: 286
Views: 74293

Re: Singer Chamois coupe, Vickie

I don't know if it would help, I've just had a pair of lower section A pillers become surplus to requirement. They may do for repairing rotten ones. Could get some photos if interested.
by 67cali
Sun Apr 28, 2013 9:48 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Ruben wants his turn
Replies: 445
Views: 143484

Re: Rubens Rebuild.Roary escapes from the white witches cast

To be fair, I think anyone seeing the registration as an L plate with black and silver wouldn't even think to question if the vehicle itself was newer (being a classic car and not a modern). It would have to be some real do gooder nosey policeman with nothing better to do and have a grudge against y...
by 67cali
Fri Apr 26, 2013 8:21 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: my 63 imp
Replies: 41
Views: 14315

Re: my 63 imp

I forgot my mot this year but got it done today ready for imp national ,only work needed was the tell tale light for the indicator would not work new bulb and still no light ,turns out it was down to the flasher unit even do the indicators were working ok col Now that's sensible talk! Preparing you...