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by tomcat
Sat Aug 11, 2012 8:08 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: NPB 646L - Update
Replies: 210
Views: 65688

Re: NPB 646L - Update

bazzateer wrote:Good news Tom!

Good to see you again at Matlock.
Yes it was good to chat with you.
Sadly a brief visit as family matters intervened.
Regards
Tom
by tomcat
Sat Aug 11, 2012 6:20 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: NPB 646L - Update
Replies: 210
Views: 65688

Re: NPB 646L - Update

Superb, Tom! :mrgreen: That's brilliant news! :?: How does Imping feel, then? As good as you'd hoped? IM 8) Hi Paul Not quite there as yet. There were some holes, driver's side in sill and floor. Did not fail MOT on them. Decided whilst it was at my man at Westoning to get them done. So maybe Monda...
by tomcat
Thu Aug 09, 2012 6:08 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: The stanced '67 Imp Super - SOLID DRIVESHAFTS
Replies: 235
Views: 66695

Re: WBH 985E

Hi James
The 'Ibbo' team look as if they are working well :) :)
by tomcat
Thu Aug 09, 2012 1:55 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: NPB 646L - Update
Replies: 210
Views: 65688

Re: NPB 646L - Update

Vehicle now has an MOT :D :D
Having some other areas welded up now, that were not required being done for MOT.

Now can think about other areas being upgraded. :D :roll: Imp011
by tomcat
Tue Jul 31, 2012 5:08 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: NPB 646L - Update
Replies: 210
Views: 65688

Re: NPB 646L - Update

ImpManiac wrote:
I'll keep an eye out for you on Friday. I'll be travelling up that day. :D

IM 8)
My Social Secretary has a knack of arranging events for us well in advance, so only Friday is possible :oops: :oops:
Will look out for you. :)
by tomcat
Tue Jul 31, 2012 11:58 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: NPB 646L - Update
Replies: 210
Views: 65688

Re: NPB 646L - Update

MOT failure on a number of points. :roll:
Few advisories as well. :roll: :roll:
Some time and money required to get it through. :!:
Caught Malcolm before he left, so hopefully can pick items up when I visit National on Friday. :)
by tomcat
Mon Jul 30, 2012 5:49 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: The stanced '67 Imp Super - SOLID DRIVESHAFTS
Replies: 235
Views: 66695

Re: WBH 985E

ibbo wrote:what have i done my fault for getting james into imps said i wasnt going to weld up another rusty imp the things you do for your kids looks like im going to be skint for a while :lol: :lol:
Mark
You know it makes sense :) :roll:
Tom
by tomcat
Sat Jul 28, 2012 7:59 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: The stanced '67 Imp Super - SOLID DRIVESHAFTS
Replies: 235
Views: 66695

Re: WBH 985E

Well done James :) :)
Look forward to watching your progress.
Tom
by tomcat
Sun Jul 22, 2012 7:47 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: NPB 646L - Update
Replies: 210
Views: 65688

Re: NPB 646L - Update

More progress. :) :)
Seat belts all fitted.
Wiring to ammeter sorted out and all working OK :!:
Some soundproofing in place.
Seats in and bolted down.

Now to get that back window finally sorted out. :x :roll:
by tomcat
Fri Jul 20, 2012 8:55 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: My First Imp (First Sprint this Year!)
Replies: 457
Views: 158731

Re: My First Imp

bornagain-imp wrote:Thanks for the info on the rear shelf rib plate :D
You learn something new every day, always someone with that extra bit of knowledge :roll:


Worth every penny joining the club :D
Agreed. :) :)
by tomcat
Fri Jul 20, 2012 1:33 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: NPB 646L - Update
Replies: 210
Views: 65688

Re: NPB 646L - Update

ImpManiac wrote:Good work, Tom! :mrgreen: Any idea when she'll be ready for the road?

IM 8)
Hi Paul
Once I can get the rear window sorted out it will be down for new MOT.
Thanks
Tom
by tomcat
Fri Jul 20, 2012 9:37 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: NPB 646L - Update
Replies: 210
Views: 65688

Re: NPB 646L - Update

Commence fitting Inertia belts in yesterday. Kit from Quickfit Safety Belt Service. Not cheap but all bits were there. What a fiddly job drilling the holes in the rear wheel arch. Trial hole from inside then enlarged to suit from outside. Learnt very quickly to cover the hole inside the recessed are...
by tomcat
Mon Jul 16, 2012 8:16 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: The stanced '67 Imp Super - SOLID DRIVESHAFTS
Replies: 235
Views: 66695

Re: WBH 985E

Hi James
Sounds like a plan :)
More pictures please :idea:
by tomcat
Mon Jul 16, 2012 5:04 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Dom's Subeam Stiletto Resto!
Replies: 504
Views: 124191

Re: Dom's Sunbeam Stiletto Resto!

by tomcat
Sun Jul 15, 2012 3:34 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: NPB 646L - Update
Replies: 210
Views: 65688

Re: NPB 646L - Update

I received a visit from the 'Ibbo clan' Mark & James today and they confirmed my fears. The Rear window does not fit in the opening. :o :shock: :? A little investigation has found that one of the spare windows I had does fit. It is so much easier when there is more than 1 of you. So work with the Dr...
by tomcat
Sat Jul 14, 2012 8:00 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: The stanced '67 Imp Super - SOLID DRIVESHAFTS
Replies: 235
Views: 66695

Re: WBH 985E

Well done James.
Another toy :D
by tomcat
Thu Jul 12, 2012 3:46 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: '70 Imp Super Trials car - Another class win
Replies: 273
Views: 97275

Re: My sons imp

:shock: Should we then refer to you as James "Two Imps?" :?: :? IM 8) Paul It is my belief that after his excellent wheel changing, at Silverstone, on Mark's car, a talent scout from Red Bull spotted him. He now has a 'contract' with them for the future, so the ability to push out the readies on an...
by tomcat
Mon Jul 02, 2012 10:25 am
Forum: Imp Club Spares
Topic: Front Side / Indicator Lights gaskets
Replies: 18
Views: 13198

Re: Front Side / Indicator Lights gaskets

briang wrote:Bump. Any progress on these yet, cheers.
Impressions page 39 gives update from Bob on this. :)
by tomcat
Mon Jul 02, 2012 6:42 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Meltdown Motorsport - In the bleak midwinter
Replies: 762
Views: 132836

Re: Meltdown Motorsport - Broken duck

Well done Nick :D :D
Sorry unable to travel down to Brands on the day. :(
by tomcat
Fri Jun 29, 2012 7:14 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Meltdown Motorsport - In the bleak midwinter
Replies: 762
Views: 132836

Re: Meltdown Motorsport - Heading back to the track

Good news.
Will try to get there if possible. :)
by tomcat
Sun Jun 24, 2012 8:39 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Meltdown Motorsport - In the bleak midwinter
Replies: 762
Views: 132836

Re: Meltdown Motorsport - Needed that like a hole in the hea

Latest news just in. Mark has repaired the head and we're waiting for whatever goo he's used to cure. Re-finishing and pressure testing on monday so watch this space. My entry has been confirmed for Brands Hatch next sunday so, pardon the pun, the race is on! Luckily I'm in all next week as we're h...
by tomcat
Sun Jun 17, 2012 6:30 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Dom's Subeam Stiletto Resto!
Replies: 504
Views: 124191

Re: Dom's Sunbeam Stiletto Resto!

It is coming on stage by stage.
Keep it coming. Well done. :)
by tomcat
Sat Jun 16, 2012 3:50 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: NPB 646L - Update
Replies: 210
Views: 65688

Re: NPB 646L - Update

Weber 28/36 DCD was rebuilt to following specification:- Primary Choke. Choke Size 21 Air Jet 230 Emulsion Tube F30 Main Jet 110 Idle / Slow Running Jet 50 Accelerator Pump Jet 55 Needle Valve 175 Starting Jet 100 Bleed Back Valve 50 Secondary Choke Choke Size 23 Air Jet 200 Emulsion Tube F30 Main J...
by tomcat
Sat Jun 16, 2012 2:48 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: NPB 646L - Update
Replies: 210
Views: 65688

Re: NPB 646L - Update

Trip to Leighton Buzzard to Carburettor Exchange produced a rebuilt Weber 28 / 36 DCD.
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by tomcat
Sat Jun 16, 2012 2:32 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: the other woman
Replies: 28
Views: 7220

Re: the other woman

Brownlie1985 wrote:
tomcat wrote:Maybe a picture of 'theimpwidow' by the side of 'the other woman' would clarify matters for Forum members :?: :?: :) :lol:
lol will arrange a photo shoot and get her down to her underwear.
I say :o :o Do you work for the Sun newspaper then :?:
by tomcat
Sat Jun 16, 2012 6:31 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: the other woman
Replies: 28
Views: 7220

Re: the other woman

Maybe a picture of 'theimpwidow' by the side of 'the other woman' would clarify matters for Forum members :?: :?: :) :lol:
by tomcat
Tue Jun 12, 2012 5:32 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Heading for bodyshop
Replies: 21
Views: 4361

Re: Heading for bodyshop

Congratulations on getting the Van.
I was very interested indeed but you beat me to it :( :(
Ah well, at least it went to someone called Tom :D
by tomcat
Sat Jun 09, 2012 9:34 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Re: BAZZA'S IMP'S (LNK, NPN & LYH) - New kid on the block
Replies: 1237
Views: 387392

Re: BAZZA'S IMP'S (LNK & LYH) - DOOR STUCK !!!

I must've upset someone 'upstairs' to get this amount of grief in such a short space of time! :lol: Baz They say things come in three's :!: :!: Have you had your full quota yet :?: :?: Let me see........................lost phone (1), broke down (2), took a fall and bruised knee and elbows (3), too...
by tomcat
Sat Jun 09, 2012 7:11 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Re: BAZZA'S IMP'S (LNK, NPN & LYH) - New kid on the block
Replies: 1237
Views: 387392

Re: BAZZA'S IMP'S (LNK & LYH) - DOOR STUCK !!!

bazzateer wrote:I must've upset someone 'upstairs' to get this amount of grief in such a short space of time! :lol:
Baz
They say things come in three's :!: :!:
Have you had your full quota yet :?: :?:
by tomcat
Thu Jun 07, 2012 6:33 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Re: BAZZA'S IMP'S (LNK, NPN & LYH) - New kid on the block
Replies: 1237
Views: 387392

Re: BAZZA'S IMP'S (LNK & LYH) - LNK BLOWS HIS TOP SHOCKER!!!

Baz
Sorry to hear the news about your trip.
What a pity. :(
I found the classic silicone hoses very good. Have a set on my Fulvia and a set waiting, in the garage, to go on the Imp.
by tomcat
Thu May 31, 2012 2:19 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Ginetta G15 SC and imp stories
Replies: 352
Views: 123433

Re: Ginetta, basically finished...... for now

chris wrote:Porsche viper green from 1973 the original mix. code 225 or 255 one of the two lol
Thanks. Thought so.
It is on my 'possible' list of colours for my Montecarlo restore car. :)
by tomcat
Thu May 31, 2012 12:36 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Ginetta G15 SC and imp stories
Replies: 352
Views: 123433

Re: Ginetta, basically finished...... for now

Colour does suit it.
May I ask which colour it is please?
by tomcat
Wed May 30, 2012 8:59 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: More Kiwi Imps!
Replies: 71
Views: 19583

Re: More Kiwi Imps!

Morning any idea where I can get a water temperature gauge sender for my temperature gauge, needs to be the original standard Imp one . cheers alastair Is this what you are looking for? http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Hillman-Imp-original-Rootes-temp-sender-unit-1205552-/360461822684?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehi...
by tomcat
Wed May 30, 2012 7:33 am
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: CSCC Silverstone 26 May 2012 Special Saloons - pic heavy
Replies: 13
Views: 3604

Re: CSCC Silverstone 26 May 2012 Special Saloons - pic heavy

Excellent Paul :D :D :D :D :D
Lots of very interesting pictures.
Sadly other commitments meant I could not attend on the day. :(
by tomcat
Wed May 30, 2012 6:07 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Re: GLAddis! (804 GLA) Christmas Update!!!
Replies: 1359
Views: 218032

Re: GLAddis! (804 GLA) Rude me? - Its a little bit BLUE!!

Excellent pictures.
You will have an outstanding car for all the hard work that has been put into it.
Well done. :D :D
by tomcat
Tue May 29, 2012 8:19 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Nods news , Sometimes its the little things .
Replies: 5956
Views: 1290956

Re: Noddys Natterings , Rad expansion bottle

Noddy wrote:
tomcat wrote:Is that a 'special' radiator cap on top of ARA 326?
Have not seen one of that configuration before.
Theres copies about but this is a proper AC one , part number RC101 , standard cap without pressure release is RC1
Thanks for reference. Appreciated. :)
by tomcat
Tue May 29, 2012 7:49 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Nods news , Sometimes its the little things .
Replies: 5956
Views: 1290956

Re: Noddys Natterings , Rad expansion bottle

ImpManiac wrote:
tomcat wrote:Is that a 'special' radiator cap on top of ARA 326?
Have not seen one of that configuration before.
Tom, you can get these on eBay. They incorporate a pressure release lever that allows you to depressurise the system and remove the cap. :D

IM 8)
Thanks for that Paul. Appreciated :)
by tomcat
Tue May 29, 2012 7:40 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Nods news , Sometimes its the little things .
Replies: 5956
Views: 1290956

Re: Noddys Natterings , Rad expansion bottle

Is that a 'special' radiator cap on top of ARA 326?
Have not seen one of that configuration before.
by tomcat
Tue May 29, 2012 1:52 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: NPB 646L - Update
Replies: 210
Views: 65688

Re: NPB 646L - Update

Whoever the previous owner was created a very therapeutic activity for me. Doing away with whole areas of moon craters. :roll: :roll: :roll: :roll: I do suppose I will get the body reasonably smooth in the end :?: It just seems to be taking a long time. Spent 3 hrs chasing some cans of Arum White. W...
by tomcat
Tue May 29, 2012 6:07 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Dom's Subeam Stiletto Resto!
Replies: 504
Views: 124191

Re: Dom's Sunbeam Stiletto Resto!

Dom
Keep the photos coming.
All credit to you and your Dad for the work done.

Enjoy GD. Holland is a wonderful place. Lived / worked there for 2 years at Moerdijk with Shell. :)