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by Adrian
Mon Mar 25, 2013 6:04 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Stars line up for Mallory Park circuit reopening
Replies: 21
Views: 11478

Re: Mallory Park

All too true new resident moves in near the circuit and grumbles, my sister in the New Forest gets townies moving in and grumbling about the animals making noises! When I bought my house I avoided getting one near the motorway, Airport or a slurry pit simple enough! No university degree in home buyi...
by Adrian
Mon Feb 04, 2013 5:36 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Orange front grill on competition car
Replies: 6
Views: 4312

Orange front grill on competition car

Hi All, I was going to paint my grill orange for this season, is anyone else doing this? I looked at the 50th anniversary sticker orange and with the club magazine article orange and both are completely different any idea which is about right? I was thinking http://www.halfords.com/webapp/wcs/stores...
by Adrian
Mon Oct 15, 2012 8:15 am
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Imps in a relay race - 14th Oct at Snetterton
Replies: 18
Views: 9894

Re: Imps in a relay race - 14th Oct at Snetterton

Great day indeed and thanks to Chris, kimberly and and all the helpers that made the day go so well! Much better than the Birkett, I found you can spend the time enjoying the drive and not worrying about panel bashers in hot hatches. Had a very good dice with an midget and several other cars and a l...
by Adrian
Tue Sep 25, 2012 9:20 am
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Brands Hatch 'Bybox' Indy 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 17851

Re: Brands Hatch 'Bybox' Indy 2012

I had a right hoot in the wet, the understeer was annoying but managed to pass a few cars and have some fun. Also I managed to spin in front of 2 cortinas in the middle of clearways, as I went round I realised I was going to end up smack in the middle of the track sideways in front of then so I had ...
by Adrian
Mon Sep 03, 2012 12:12 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Oulton park gold cup aug bank hol monday
Replies: 32
Views: 17713

Re: Oulton park gold cup aug bank hol monday

Some great photo's! I found these on tut internet, it did seem to be a bit more slippy on the last few laps, well thats my excuse! http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrisbie/7874379528/in/photostream/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrisbie/7874378130/in/photostream/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrisbie/7...
by Adrian
Thu Jun 21, 2012 11:58 am
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: HSCC / HRSR 2012
Replies: 160
Views: 79708

Re: HSCC / HRSR 2012

Another Beetles eye view
by Adrian
Thu Jun 14, 2012 8:43 am
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: HSCC / HRSR 2012
Replies: 160
Views: 79708

Re: HSCC / HRSR 2012

The other clip from inside the Anglia was luck escape that Brians orange Anglis did not hit the roof!



Adi
by Adrian
Tue Jun 12, 2012 1:09 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: HSCC / HRSR 2012
Replies: 160
Views: 79708

Re: HSCC / HRSR 2012

I had a good start made up a few places with Simon ahead of me, only to biffed by an Anglia skewing me sideways and onto the grass and the rear wing catching the barrier crunch, I tried driving it and all sounded ok temp fine oil pressure good and drove ok so I was off again in time to see the tumbl...
by Adrian
Mon Jun 11, 2012 3:31 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: HSCC / HRSR 2012
Replies: 160
Views: 79708

Re: HSCC / HRSR 2012

I had a saga on the Saturday Dax winched the car on and I noticed the hub nut and end was missing off the nearside drive shaft! No spares so i had to build one up and finally fit it arriving gone midnight at the circuit. Not a roaring start then getting pushed off in the first race, then the restart...
by Adrian
Wed Feb 22, 2012 8:58 am
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Race harness life span
Replies: 11
Views: 5678

Re: Race harness life span

That,s good news Peter Lloyd ralling only lists 2015, I looked on some forums and was misinformed. Rang Peter LLoyd and it is 2017 as you say so thats 6 years which is good :-)


Cheers

Adrian
by Adrian
Tue Feb 21, 2012 1:53 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Race harness life span
Replies: 11
Views: 5678

Re: Race harness life span

Just ploughed through all the regs and its only advisory until I found the last bit, hidden away that quotes period of exclusion which cuts off at 1961 race only see below. More bad news is the FIA must have bought shares in seat belt manufacturing and they only issue belts with a 4 year life now, a...
by Adrian
Mon Nov 21, 2011 12:54 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: HSCC 70's Roadsports.
Replies: 28
Views: 17614

Re: HSCC 70's Roadsports.

550 KG sounds a bit heavy, what weigh are they normally? I tought alot less

Adrian
by Adrian
Fri Nov 04, 2011 2:09 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Holly Birkett Relay 2011
Replies: 33
Views: 15067

Re: Holly Birkett Relay 2011

Had a great time at the Birkett and thanks to all at team pesky Imps, I seemed to spend most my day sorting a dodgy hub and driveshaft. Shame about my stop and go for having a big spin at 80+ mph, two full 360's and bang it back into second and off again. The chap in the caterham I saw as I was revo...
by Adrian
Fri Oct 28, 2011 11:54 am
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Holly Birkett Relay 2011
Replies: 33
Views: 15067

Re: Holly Birkett Relay 2011

Just when I thought i was ready after a saga taking the engine back out after fitting a new cluth that was faulty, I woke up this morning and went throught my mental check list for tomorrow and realised. I still have the short circuit fuel tank fitted dooh well at least its a quick job before we go!...
by Adrian
Fri Oct 14, 2011 12:01 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: HSCC Silverstone Finals saturday 22nd oct
Replies: 68
Views: 35561

Re: HSCC Silverstone Finals saturday 22nd oct

Its a bit rubbish I would not say practice is half as good as a race more like 20%. So refund should be 80%, but thats not up to me and is not the way to make money! I spoke to Alan at the HSCC and there are no reserves now. John Orr used to own and race Andrew Colleys Imp and may well have bought i...
by Adrian
Tue Sep 20, 2011 12:06 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: HSCC Silverstone Finals saturday 22nd oct
Replies: 68
Views: 35561

Re: HSCC Silverstone Finals saturday 22nd oct

I will not go as its the Birkett the weekend after on the big historic circuit which compared to the bland club circuit is no contest!

Adrian
by Adrian
Wed Jul 20, 2011 11:56 am
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: FIA appendix k regs for Imp
Replies: 20
Views: 20390

Re: FIA appendix k regs for Imp

mmm lovely rear radiator, standard gearbox, drum brakes best bet is speak to Mike Dowsett.
I will delve though my homolagation paperwork and see what there is.

Adrian
by Adrian
Wed Jun 29, 2011 11:55 am
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: HSCC Historic Touring Cars 2011
Replies: 341
Views: 118323

Re: HSCC Historic Touring Cars 2011

Practice is on the Friday and race Saturday, so having 2 days off for 1 race is a bit much, I did Anglesey instead 3 races over 2 days. :-)

Adrian
by Adrian
Mon Jun 27, 2011 8:00 am
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: irish historic at anglesey
Replies: 28
Views: 7445

Re: irish historic at anglesey

Had a great weekend and was make very welcome by the Irish historic gang, the international circuit was stonking good drive. the journey back was another matter as some muppet had a crash on the motorway so it took 7 hours to ge back to Bristol ughh! Really must get the Davrian sorted for next year ...
by Adrian
Tue Jun 21, 2011 9:30 am
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: irish historic at anglesey
Replies: 28
Views: 7445

Re: irish historic at anglesey

I have noticed the paperwork says international circuit for Saturday and costal for sunday, the fun cup runs on the international.


Adrian
by Adrian
Fri Jun 17, 2011 4:10 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: irish historic at anglesey
Replies: 28
Views: 7445

Re: irish historic at anglesey

Yup paperwork just sent off, looking forward to a fun weekend.

I ordered some Rain for the last race!

Adrian
by Adrian
Thu Apr 28, 2011 12:01 pm
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: One Ticket only still Available for Powderham
Replies: 14
Views: 2934

Re: 2011 ‘38th Historic Vehicle Gathering’ at Powderham

Count me in it good event last time I went, I have just downloaded a booking form!
Put on it Imp club stand!

Cheers

Adrian
by Adrian
Mon Mar 14, 2011 1:20 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Rolling road near Oxford ???
Replies: 8
Views: 2220

Re: Rolling road near Oxford ???

Hi,

I have always used spamspeed.co.uk to tune my racer, he is very good has a good ear for what going on, not just what the rollers say.
He is not far from stonehouse near Gloucester.

Cheers

Adrian
by Adrian
Mon Jan 24, 2011 1:21 pm
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: caldicot castle 20-21-22 may 2011
Replies: 29
Views: 3181

Re: caldicot castle 20-21-22 may 2011

Sounds good!
Count me in any excuse for a weekend away

Adrian
by Adrian
Fri Jan 14, 2011 12:46 pm
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: pembrey country park, south wales, 2011,
Replies: 40
Views: 5666

Re: pembrey country park, south wales, 2011

Sounds good to me last year was a great time, looking forward to it already!

Adrian
by Adrian
Mon Nov 01, 2010 1:06 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Birkett Relay 30 oct 2010
Replies: 24
Views: 7445

Re: Birkett Relay 30 oct 2010

Hi all, What a great day and having a wet and dry session was just bliss, I could not ask more from the weather. I found it was impossible to stay with the other cars on supersoft wets but was a hoot trying, having a superfast spin at Copse so had to turn down the enthusiasm a bit. Could have done w...
by Adrian
Wed Oct 27, 2010 11:45 am
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Birkett Relay 30 oct 2010
Replies: 24
Views: 7445

Re: Birkett Relay 30 oct 2010

Just been rummaging on this internet thingy and found out 1965 a team of Imps finished second overall.

Hartwell Imps (AD Taylor, AR Hartwell, R Payne, RW Wickson – Hillman Imps) - 295 laps

Adrian
by Adrian
Tue Oct 26, 2010 8:41 am
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Birkett Relay 30 oct 2010
Replies: 24
Views: 7445

Re: Birkett Relay

Its been all go here!
Since the block cracked on my 2 race old rebuilt Bevan engine, I have rebuilt an old engine, and blasted up and down the service road at work so ready at last.

Forcast is looking soggy for the 6 hours :-)

Adrian
by Adrian
Thu Aug 05, 2010 11:54 am
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: oil sump
Replies: 18
Views: 4002

Re: oil sump

I have run both Bevan deep sump pan and pickup and one of Mike Hanna's sumps which I currently run.
Both have been fine with no problems and Mikes new design looks to be the best bet for slicks in my opion.

Cheers

Adrian
by Adrian
Thu Jul 08, 2010 8:54 am
Forum: Events - Club and Non Club
Topic: weekend 3rd to 5th sept -pembrey country park s.wales
Replies: 65
Views: 14394

Re: weekend 3rd to 5th sept -pembrey country park s.wales

Looking forward to it, holiday booked to ensure work doesnot foul up my plans.

Adrian
by Adrian
Wed Jul 07, 2010 11:53 am
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: 1-litre race series updated December 11th 2009
Replies: 54
Views: 19955

Re: 1-litre race series updated December 11th 2009

Its not working at the moment "Web hosting expired/disabled"

I have sent a PM

Adrian
by Adrian
Wed Jul 07, 2010 11:49 am
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: HSCC / HRSR 2010 A GOLDEN IMP YEAR OF RACING ?
Replies: 91
Views: 21015

Re: HSCC / HRSR 2010 A GOLDEN IMP YEAR OF RACING ?

Hi,

Great pictures its nice to be out again, I was having so much fun I forgot to turn on my lap timer until 2 laps from the end.
Bit of a break does wonders for the funometer it off the scale!

Adrian
by Adrian
Mon Mar 15, 2010 1:24 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: imp dry sump
Replies: 30
Views: 8425

Re: imp dry sump

I can vouch for the quality of Mikes sump I am running one at the moment, after changing over from the Catrol R to Valvolene 20/50 ran it all last year and works great and do not see a need for the expense of a dry sump. In fact Mike I keep meaning to ask can you make me another for my new engine Ch...
by Adrian
Mon Feb 15, 2010 1:15 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Quaife Gears & LSD
Replies: 5
Views: 2628

Re: Quaife Gears & LSD

Hi, I got Dave weadon to supply and fit an Quaffe ATB diff in my box and its great did some exceedingly wet races in the winter at Anglesey and put the power of lack of it down very well! I had been put off using the jack knight lsd due to its tendancy to make you straight on in the wet, but its all...
by Adrian
Mon Nov 09, 2009 10:32 am
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Anglesey winter race meeting
Replies: 35
Views: 8337

Re: Anglesey winter race meeting

Put some araldite on it not cheap copy stuff but pukka araldite and that will stop it leaking for the day! My braided hose came from http://www.thinkauto.com/acatalog/On_line_shop_stainless_steel_braided_hose_55.html I have had a really wonky back and not been able to do jack for 2 weeks, but I can ...
by Adrian
Fri Oct 23, 2009 12:48 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Anglesey winter race meeting
Replies: 35
Views: 8337

Re: Anglesey winter race meeting

So who is going to be racing then?

I know Vince Frost is and Martin Bramwell should be and I hope to be also, Colin I presume you are out then?

Adrian
by Adrian
Wed Jul 01, 2009 12:11 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Is it true??
Replies: 7
Views: 3382

Re: Is it true??

He has bought new toys and is selling the Imp so he can spend it on the new car, forgot what it was MG or Spitfre or something like that!

Looking forward to Brands, doing a rain dance already!

Adi
by Adrian
Fri Jun 26, 2009 4:31 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Castle combe this weekend
Replies: 13
Views: 4490

Re: Castle combe this weekend

Indeed a fun weekend and nice to get back out, also looking forward to Brands as its one of my fav's!
Gradually building a new engine so hopefully be done before the last race, I hope it does not do the same as the last one in my avatar!

Adrian
by Adrian
Thu May 07, 2009 11:54 am
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Trying to contact Adrain Oliver
Replies: 1
Views: 1605

Re: Trying to contact Adrain Oliver

I have spoken to Pter earlier today, but I will give you a ring also for a chat!
by Adrian
Fri Dec 12, 2008 2:17 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Imps racing at Anglesey 30/11 2008
Replies: 5
Views: 2266

Re: Imps racing at Anglesey 30/11 2008

Ehhhuuuuu I feel faint!