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by Andy Hillman
Tue Jun 14, 2011 9:06 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: HSCC Historic Touring Cars 2011
Replies: 341
Views: 119780

Re: HSCC Historic Touring Cars 2011

Chris, the temp guage is from an old chip shop,but does the job a treat its capillery type so not affected by voltage drop in the old days before i fitted an alternator.
have posted another vid on youtube titled '' Lotus cortina come very close to accident''
hope you enjoy
by Andy Hillman
Mon Jun 13, 2011 9:16 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: HSCC Historic Touring Cars 2011
Replies: 341
Views: 119780

Re: HSCC Historic Touring Cars 2011

Put a short video of the first race from snetterton on youtube for those that fancy a giggle! just search ''hillman in traffic''
by Andy Hillman
Tue Apr 26, 2011 10:14 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Cadwell Park BBQ sunday
Replies: 27
Views: 7150

Re: Cadwell Park BBQ sunday

Just took the Hillman apart would seem the engine wants to be a twin cam as the cam has snaped just after the middle bearing ! this explains the going on to two cylinders.
thanks to mike and simon for kind words
by Andy Hillman
Tue Apr 26, 2011 9:22 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Gemma here!!
Replies: 0
Views: 1456

Gemma here!!

Hi, Gemma here, Hillmanators fiance!haha. Just wanted to thank everyone who made it to my birthday BBQ at Cadwell Park on Sunday night. Was a lovely suprise!

Look forward to seeing you all at national.

Love Gem xx
by Andy Hillman
Mon Apr 25, 2011 10:09 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Cadwell Park BBQ sunday
Replies: 27
Views: 7150

Re: Cadwell Park BBQ sunday

Hi Ibbo, Simon had a few concerns with the car so sensibly pulled it from the race, i had part success but car went sick 2 laps from the end! Shaun was going well in his stunning new imp in traditional colours, plattsey drove impecably as usual cleaning up in both races with max points for class E,D...
by Andy Hillman
Wed Apr 20, 2011 10:01 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Cadwell Park BBQ sunday
Replies: 27
Views: 7150

Re: Cadwell Park BBQ sunday

ok pal wont use 6th :)
by Andy Hillman
Wed Apr 20, 2011 6:17 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Cadwell Park BBQ sunday
Replies: 27
Views: 7150

Re: Cadwell Park BBQ sunday

Simon,forgot to mention that the cake is a suprise for Gem,so will be hiding it in the van all day ! Hope your back on the pace with new engine would be nice to dice like we did begining of last year at silverstone!
by Andy Hillman
Tue Apr 19, 2011 7:12 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Cadwell Park BBQ sunday
Replies: 27
Views: 7150

Re: Cadwell Park BBQ sunday

Make that 8 imps booked in,late entry by Mr Hazelwood!
Jim,not sure about hospitality pal but i have bought an enormous cake! :wink:
by Andy Hillman
Mon Apr 18, 2011 10:46 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Cadwell Park BBQ sunday
Replies: 27
Views: 7150

Cadwell Park BBQ sunday

I know most people will have family commitments this coming easter weekend but if you do find yourself able to make it to Cadwell park we have a full grid of historic saloons,7 of them will be imps plus i think we have a g15 in the roadsports race.there are 2 races one on sunday the other monday.Its...
by Andy Hillman
Mon Mar 21, 2011 10:20 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: HSCC Historic Touring Cars 2011
Replies: 341
Views: 119780

Re: HSCC Historic Touring Cars 2011

Jim, as requested short video going on youtube of your Hillman overtaking me as i limped round with suspected fuel delivery problems,any help or advice gratefully recieved !
just search ''Jims hillman imp''
by Andy Hillman
Mon Mar 21, 2011 9:58 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: HSCC Historic Touring Cars 2011
Replies: 341
Views: 119780

Re: HSCC Historic Touring Cars 2011

Peter, no more power for 2011, just a weight saving from using wet sump and some new second hand rubber!
Jim, mate have you checked for full throttle yet ?
by Andy Hillman
Sun Mar 20, 2011 11:11 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: HSCC Historic Touring Cars 2011
Replies: 341
Views: 119780

Re: HSCC Historic Touring Cars 2011

sorry ment donington not donnington :o
by Andy Hillman
Sun Mar 20, 2011 11:08 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: HSCC Historic Touring Cars 2011
Replies: 341
Views: 119780

Re: HSCC Historic Touring Cars 2011

Great day out at Donnington park today,my imp was going the best it has ever gone until it went off! Anyway well done to all the finishers, i am currently uploading a short video on youtube if you search ''hillman imp frantic lap from donnington park'' you will see poor hillman getting his nose chop...
by Andy Hillman
Sun Feb 13, 2011 9:24 am
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: All the racing men and women
Replies: 16
Views: 3813

Re: All the racing men and women

Thanks Peter, The big white dial is a capillery type water temp guage,its a little on the large side but it was the only guage i could find that had enough length on the sender wire. the oil pressure guage is in the middle of the standard dash,i set the camera up so i could play back the video looki...
by Andy Hillman
Sat Feb 12, 2011 11:20 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: All the racing men and women
Replies: 16
Views: 3813

Re: All the racing men and women

Gerards is a right hander no problem for the hillmans their,its the left handers that cause the oil surge.Hows the car coming along? still planning to do hscc?
by Andy Hillman
Sat Feb 12, 2011 10:09 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: All the racing men and women
Replies: 16
Views: 3813

Re: All the racing men and women

Good thanks Nick,Wet sump is good for 2011,its like this one of us had to go on a diet and enjoy my food to much so the hillman has had to say goodbye to his posh dry sump system! :(
by Andy Hillman
Sat Feb 12, 2011 9:57 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: All the racing men and women
Replies: 16
Views: 3813

Re: All the racing men and women

just put little incar video from oulton on youtube just search ''Hillman Imp track day at oulton park 12/2/11'' hope you enjoy
by Andy Hillman
Wed Jan 26, 2011 11:06 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: HSCC Historic Touring Cars 2011
Replies: 341
Views: 119780

Re: HSCC Historic Touring Cars 2011

Track Day on Saturday 12th feb at Oulton park if anyone interested so far their is myself and mick (speedemon) going for a shake down,planning to fit passenger seat so the mrs can have a go of hillman! Jim is threatening to come up if his car is ready, for more info see focusedevents.com full day op...
by Andy Hillman
Thu Jan 13, 2011 8:19 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: dyno session on you tube
Replies: 12
Views: 3161

Re: dyno session on you tube

Found a good video on youtube from brands indy meeting,just search'' Brands Hatch 09 2010'' thanks for the kind words mike cant wait to see the car out,something extra special about the spaceframe job. i must have watched the thruxton wendy wools video 100 times !
by Andy Hillman
Tue Oct 12, 2010 7:07 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Silverstone Finals
Replies: 37
Views: 9267

Re: Silverstone Finals

ha ha the mini driver is Roger Godfry he is a smashing chap and would never move over diliberatly,there was a car on the second row that did not start so everyone had to take drastic action to avoid running into him,All of the racers in the historic touring car championship are gentlemen and take gr...
by Andy Hillman
Tue Oct 12, 2010 6:49 am
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Silverstone Finals
Replies: 37
Views: 9267

Re: Silverstone Finals

second half of incar now on youtube if you gancy a laugh! ps can confirm no hillmans were damaged in the making of this video! (the mini just missed me)
by Andy Hillman
Sun Oct 10, 2010 9:48 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Silverstone Finals
Replies: 37
Views: 9267

Re: Silverstone Finals

finally got part 1 of the incar vid on youtube just search ''silverstone finals on board with the hillmanator'' or its under the user name of pip470 (my pals username) enjoy!
by Andy Hillman
Sat Oct 09, 2010 10:03 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Silverstone Finals
Replies: 37
Views: 9267

Re: Silverstone Finals

youtube playin up will try again tomo
by Andy Hillman
Sat Oct 09, 2010 8:34 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Silverstone Finals
Replies: 37
Views: 9267

Re: Silverstone Finals

What a Great dayfor the hillman racers! i had a fantastistic battle really enjoyed the race despite trying to cremate my hillman engine by accidently knocking off the electric water pump instead of the wipers ! what a pillock threw my class win away and chances of leveling on points anyway thats mot...
by Andy Hillman
Sun Sep 19, 2010 8:54 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Brands HSCC 11/9
Replies: 43
Views: 12662

Re: Brands HSCC 11/9

put the second part of brands on youtube just search ''thehillmanator'' to find the vid enjoy :)
by Andy Hillman
Sun Sep 19, 2010 8:50 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: safe wheels?
Replies: 15
Views: 3193

Re: safe wheels?

old magnesium minilights are lethal if exposed to atmosphere for 30 years,aparently the mag oxidises and goes all crumbly ,scrutineers ban them if they see them in some race series.
by Andy Hillman
Sun Sep 12, 2010 10:00 am
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Brands HSCC 11/9
Replies: 43
Views: 12662

Re: Brands HSCC 11/9

Great day out at Brands thanks to all the loyal imp supporters for coming along to cheer the imps. well dome to new imp racer David Heale who placed himself 14 th overall right in amongst the imps! i believe he has done a fair bit before although not in an imp. have put a little video on youtube of ...
by Andy Hillman
Tue Aug 31, 2010 7:35 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: oulton park gold cup 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 1834

oulton park gold cup 2010

good to see all the loyal hillman fans at oulton this weekend,shame about the rain still managed a bit of a tan ! well done too mr Benjoy who won to a very thretening mr Platts.
looking forward to brands indy in 2 weeks have heard rumours of 12 imps booked in !
by Andy Hillman
Mon Aug 02, 2010 11:53 am
Forum: 2010 - Imp TwentyTen Information Thread 5th to the 9th August 2010 Bridgwater (open)
Topic: public liability insurance for trade stands at national
Replies: 6
Views: 1658

public liability insurance for trade stands at national

Can anyone please put me straight on the public liability insurance requried for a trade stand at national. i have been told i may need a liability policy from footman james but am reluctant to buy as i only do one show a year and the policy runs february to february. i have also been told by Doctor...
by Andy Hillman
Thu Jul 15, 2010 11:16 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Basildon's Bond! 875 Ranger Van OKK 310F
Replies: 21
Views: 8065

Re: Basildon's Bond! 875 Ranger Van OKK 310F

Hi ben, Great pics of the bond,its so inspiring seeing a job been done properley! so inspired i was that 3 days ago i ended up buying one of these rare bond rangers off ebay. i drove Jim Frazer's bond in scotland about ten years ago,i could not believe how well it drove, the acceleration was stunnin...
by Andy Hillman
Mon Jul 05, 2010 10:06 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: HSCC / HRSR 2010 A GOLDEN IMP YEAR OF RACING ?
Replies: 91
Views: 21571

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

hi John , the steam was coming out of me and the hillman :lol:
by Andy Hillman
Mon Jul 05, 2010 6:38 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: HSCC / HRSR 2010 A GOLDEN IMP YEAR OF RACING ?
Replies: 91
Views: 21571

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

i quite like your results summary imp manic ! cheered me up no end :lol:
by Andy Hillman
Sun Jul 04, 2010 11:04 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: HSCC / HRSR 2010 A GOLDEN IMP YEAR OF RACING ?
Replies: 91
Views: 21571

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

just loading a short vid the mrs made with her mobile,only the first 2 laps, i had no idea we went that fast ! see what you think,just search thehillmanator on youtube. andy
by Andy Hillman
Sat Jun 26, 2010 7:20 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: HSCC Mallory Park 20th June 8 imps booked in !
Replies: 27
Views: 5354

Re: HSCC Mallory Park 20th June 8 imps booked in !

Just posted a short video of my engine on the dyno today,sounds real sweet at 9! if you would like to view just go on youtube and search ''thehillmanator'' cheers andy
by Andy Hillman
Fri Jun 25, 2010 11:26 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: HSCC Mallory Park 20th June 8 imps booked in !
Replies: 27
Views: 5354

Re: HSCC Mallory Park 20th June 8 imps booked in !

Uploading some video footage on youtube from Mallory park, thanks to Bethan (Grasshopers girlfriend) hope you enjoy, race 2 will follow tomorrow after Hillmans session on the dyno just to confirm we have fixed the missfire cheers andy
by Andy Hillman
Wed Jun 23, 2010 6:25 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: HSCC Mallory Park 20th June 8 imps booked in !
Replies: 27
Views: 5354

Re: HSCC Mallory Park 20th June 8 imps booked in !

thanks to everyone who has helped out here,i have another short video on youtube with a proper coil on the job !
by Andy Hillman
Tue Jun 22, 2010 7:47 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: HSCC Mallory Park 20th June 8 imps booked in !
Replies: 27
Views: 5354

Re: HSCC Mallory Park 20th June 8 imps booked in !

thanks Ibbo,problem is i dont really understand how it all works,as i understood the ballast type ignition provides less voltage drop on cranking therefore a better spark,trouble is there is nothing to tell my ballast when it is cranking,it just sits inline on the positive side of the coil,i wired i...
by Andy Hillman
Tue Jun 22, 2010 7:03 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: HSCC Mallory Park 20th June 8 imps booked in !
Replies: 27
Views: 5354

Re: HSCC Mallory Park 20th June 8 imps booked in !

i think i may have fixed the miss fire,the faullt may be the brand new coil i fitted for snetterton,i have done back to back tests today on the dizzy dyno swapping the coil with an old imp sport item,i have posted the video on youtube for the hillman experts to see whats going on, just search ''Hill...
by Andy Hillman
Sun Jun 20, 2010 9:58 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: HSCC Mallory Park 20th June 8 imps booked in !
Replies: 27
Views: 5354

Re: HSCC Mallory Park 20th June 8 imps booked in !

hi john, Thanks for info,did change the fueline in the morning as we thought it may have been colapsing internally,measured the fuel pressure with both electric pumps running it was 4 psi. plan is to ring its neck on the dyno till it plays up then start the process of ellimination,cant be havin mr G...
by Andy Hillman
Fri Jun 11, 2010 10:58 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: HSCC Mallory Park 20th June 8 imps booked in !
Replies: 27
Views: 5354

Re: HSCC Mallory Park 20th June 8 imps booked in !

Baz not sure where the officer dibble came from I certainly didnt type it ! bit odd Post edited by GA: The Forum dictionary* has been amended to disallow the changing 'Bazz' to Officer Dibble. 8) * This is Moderators only section where certain words can be automatically changed so as not to offend o...