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by big J
Thu Jan 28, 2010 7:45 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Spaceframe Imps
Replies: 1340
Views: 922370

Re: Spaceframe Imps

I said above,a place called flicker.

What were their names,I'll edit them in when my clicking finger recovers.I'm typing this with my nose.
by big J
Thu Jan 28, 2010 6:16 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Spaceframe Imps
Replies: 1340
Views: 922370

Re: Spaceframe Imps

As always,recognise something,post it up.





John
by big J
Thu Jan 28, 2010 6:10 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Spaceframe Imps
Replies: 1340
Views: 922370

Re: Spaceframe Imps

Is this Imp related to the semi-spaceframe on pg4 of Andy Ciakov? http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b288/Ahdammit/spaceframe%20imps/spfstripe.jpg http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b288/Ahdammit/spaceframe%20imps/spfstripe2.jpg http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b288/Ahdammit/spaceframe%20imps/spfsunb...
by big J
Thu Jan 28, 2010 6:00 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Spaceframe Imps
Replies: 1340
Views: 922370

Re: Spaceframe Imps

Renaults styling dept finally get it right :lol: http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b288/Ahdammit/spaceframe%20imps/spfren.jpg Distant cousins http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b288/Ahdammit/spaceframe%20imps/spfrobknox.jpg http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b288/Ahdammit/spaceframe%20imps/spfsilmiol....
by big J
Thu Jan 28, 2010 5:52 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Spaceframe Imps
Replies: 1340
Views: 922370

Re: Spaceframe Imps

White Stiletto no83 is Mike Luck http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b288/Ahdammit/spaceframe%20imps/spfniksian.jpg http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b288/Ahdammit/spaceframe%20imps/spfovertake.jpg Pat http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b288/Ahdammit/spaceframe%20imps/spfpat.jpg http://i21.photobucket....
by big J
Thu Jan 28, 2010 5:45 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Spaceframe Imps
Replies: 1340
Views: 922370

Re: Spaceframe Imps

Jukka Hankonnen http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b288/Ahdammit/spaceframe%20imps/spfjukka.jpg http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b288/Ahdammit/spaceframe%20imps/spfjukka2.jpg Ken Smith http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b288/Ahdammit/spaceframe%20imps/spfkensmith.jpg Kev Cole http://i21.photobucket.c...
by big J
Thu Jan 28, 2010 5:37 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Spaceframe Imps
Replies: 1340
Views: 922370

Re: Spaceframe Imps

Some fella with his flaps open http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b288/Ahdammit/spaceframe%20imps/spfflaps.jpg Jim Mcgaughey and Ricky Gauld http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b288/Ahdammit/spaceframe%20imps/spfforth.jpg http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b288/Ahdammit/spaceframe%20imps/spffronthole.jp...
by big J
Thu Jan 28, 2010 5:30 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Spaceframe Imps
Replies: 1340
Views: 922370

Re: Spaceframe Imps

John Bothamley http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b288/Ahdammit/spaceframe%20imps/spfbothamley.jpg http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b288/Ahdammit/spaceframe%20imps/spfbrands.jpg http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b288/Ahdammit/spaceframe%20imps/spfbronze.jpg Has this had a roof chop? http://i21.photo...
by big J
Thu Jan 28, 2010 5:22 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Spaceframe Imps
Replies: 1340
Views: 922370

Re: Spaceframe Imps

Howdy ding dang doodilly neighbourinos Seeing as I'm stuck in the house,off I went on the web again.I found a thing called Flicker,which seems to be people collecting and sharing photos off the web,excellent idea :D The sites a Deusie,the pics I got are by Alscarstuff and Comfortably numb. ***from A...
by big J
Thu Jan 28, 2010 1:47 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Spaceframe Imps
Replies: 1340
Views: 922370

Re: Spaceframe Imps

knocker wrote:
knocker wrote:Come on Clive waiting for your wealth of knowledge on this subject,always an enjoyable read..
Aah,I hadnt a clue what you were on about. :lol:

Looking forward to that book,Keith.
by big J
Thu Jan 28, 2010 12:20 am
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Spaceframe Imps
Replies: 1340
Views: 922370

Re: Spaceframe Imps

Can anyone identify any of the unknown cars or provide any background detail to any of the pics ? I think the blue and red Stilettos above are Pat Mannion and Brian Cutting as shown in the vid Col posted up? It's strange just how little is recorded about these type of cars,either inprint or photogra...
by big J
Wed Jan 27, 2010 12:22 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Spaceframe Imps
Replies: 1340
Views: 922370

Re: Spaceframe Imps

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by big J
Tue Jan 26, 2010 10:32 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Spaceframe Imps
Replies: 1340
Views: 922370

Re: Spaceframe Imps

Les Campbell has been in touch,Finlay Whyte has unearthed some shots of his dad, Johns, old car. This is the Wilmot Breeden car discussed earlier. Wiscombe in the wet http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b288/Ahdammit/spaceframe%20imps/spcefrmlesfin5.jpg Prescott http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b288/...
by big J
Tue Jan 26, 2010 10:09 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Spaceframe Imps
Replies: 1340
Views: 922370

Re: Spaceframe Imps

Some more-
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by big J
Tue Jan 26, 2010 8:35 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Spaceframe Imps
Replies: 1340
Views: 922370

Re: Spaceframe Imps

Found some pics on ten/tenths forum :) ****post edited to include comment from Kevan McLurg and myself Thruxton,pale green Maguire Stiletto is Barry Reece,later to suffer from chronic injury from which he would never properly recover,passed away shortly after.(I guess that the vids I posted before w...
by big J
Tue Jan 26, 2010 4:02 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Spaceframe Imps
Replies: 1340
Views: 922370

Re: Spaceframe Imps

You could be right about the car being a Ray built car and looked after by the other Ray,Graham,I dont know.
by big J
Mon Jan 25, 2010 10:44 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Spaceframe Imps
Replies: 1340
Views: 922370

Re: Spaceframe Imps

Dang,Col On a personal note,is there anybody out there with pics of the Citroen engined spaceframe that Ray Payne built? I'd be fascinated to see how it was done. http://www.theimpclub.co.uk/gallery/image.php?mode=medium&album_id=20&image_id=564 http://www.theimpclub.co.uk/gallery/image_page.php?alb...
by big J
Mon Jan 25, 2010 1:37 am
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Spaceframe Imps
Replies: 1340
Views: 922370

Re: Spaceframe Imps

Have you cut the front intake bigger,Col?Cooling problems?
by big J
Mon Jan 25, 2010 1:22 am
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Spaceframe Imps
Replies: 1340
Views: 922370

Re: Spaceframe Imps

Col Rooney put me on to a forum called Autosport,while I was there I had a wander round.I'll post the pics I found now and go back tomorrow so's I can attribute the photographers Col at a wet Anglesey last November http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b288/Ahdammit/spaceframe%20imps/spcefrmcolang.jpg h...
by big J
Sun Jan 24, 2010 11:05 am
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Spaceframe Imps
Replies: 1340
Views: 922370

Re: Spaceframe Imps

Les-Windy? Knockhill? Surely you jest? :lol:

Callum,welcome aboard.I had the pleasure of watching your da many a time at Ingliston,great shots.
Is it known where the cars are now,do they still exist?
by big J
Sat Jan 23, 2010 9:38 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Camilla......weld and grindathon! need to sell! 04/12/2010
Replies: 381
Views: 69131

Re: Camilla, :( :(

Chris,what colour is that,a creamy white?Like it.
by big J
Sat Jan 23, 2010 6:47 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Spaceframe Imps
Replies: 1340
Views: 922370

Re: Spaceframe Imps

Teddie2003 wrote:
ImpManiac wrote:
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Nice colour scheme... :wink: :wink: :)

I LOVE this thread!

IM 8)
That looks like Merv Brakes car at Gurston exiting Ashes?
Teddie,go back 2 pages and read from there :D
by big J
Sat Jan 23, 2010 6:42 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Camilla......weld and grindathon! need to sell! 04/12/2010
Replies: 381
Views: 69131

Re: Camilla, :( :(

A lot of Imps are like that
by big J
Sat Jan 23, 2010 1:22 am
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Spaceframe Imps
Replies: 1340
Views: 922370

Re: Spaceframe Imps

I knew I has seen that funky looking stiletto on the last page before but couldnt remember where it was.
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It was here all the time :)

http://www.theimpclub.co.uk/viewtopic.php?f=33&t=11184
by big J
Fri Jan 22, 2010 11:29 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Spaceframe Imps
Replies: 1340
Views: 922370

Re: Spaceframe Imps

Some pics of Keith Scotts Maguires-

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by big J
Fri Jan 22, 2010 11:12 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Spaceframe Imps
Replies: 1340
Views: 922370

Re: Spaceframe Imps

How's it coming along,Stuart,any idea when it'll be out?


****post edited to include comment from Kevan McLurg
Laser Transport Stiletto is Ernie Woods,Rob Mason driving the same car on page7****
by big J
Fri Jan 22, 2010 9:21 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Spaceframe Imps
Replies: 1340
Views: 922370

Re: Spaceframe Imps

Pics? :D
by big J
Thu Jan 21, 2010 9:59 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Spaceframe Imps
Replies: 1340
Views: 922370

Re: Spaceframe Imps

There's a white Stiletto in this clip and part2 has,I think Dan Rooney for a second
http://www.motorsportmad.com/view/7608/ ... ces-part-1
http://www.motorsportmad.com/view/7609/ ... ces-part-2
by big J
Thu Jan 21, 2010 1:39 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Spaceframe Imps
Replies: 1340
Views: 922370

Re: Spaceframe Imps

Leo Nulty sent me some more pics last night Baby Bertha and the Chimp http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b288/Ahdammit/spaceframe%20imps/spcefrmberthachimp.jpg Leo racing at Kirkistown earlier this year http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b288/Ahdammit/spaceframe%20imps/spcefrmleokirky1.jpg http://i21....
by big J
Thu Jan 21, 2010 1:23 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Spaceframe Imps
Replies: 1340
Views: 922370

Re: Spaceframe Imps

chris wrote:Pics of yours please Eric!! Sounds much lik my Davrian coupe!
Yep,c'mon Eric,join in! :D
by big J
Thu Jan 21, 2010 1:22 am
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Spaceframe Imps
Replies: 1340
Views: 922370

Re: Spaceframe Imps

Leo and Col,yis are legends.Fantastic info there. :D My hat is doffed in your general direction. Gerry,great photo.Was the car ever in a magazine,I'm sure I had an old magazine with a feature about Imps and there was a racing car in it as a kind of comparison or something.I thought it might be this ...
by big J
Wed Jan 20, 2010 8:49 am
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Spaceframe Imps
Replies: 1340
Views: 922370

Re: Spaceframe Imps

Interesting!More pics! :D
by big J
Tue Jan 19, 2010 11:04 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Spaceframe Imps
Replies: 1340
Views: 922370

Re: Spaceframe Imps

Nice car Greetham.Any more pics?
by big J
Tue Jan 19, 2010 10:45 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Spaceframe Imps
Replies: 1340
Views: 922370

Re: Spaceframe Imps

Thanks Simon,I'll pm you his details.
A couple of pics Alan emailed to me
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by big J
Tue Jan 19, 2010 10:27 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Spaceframe Imps
Replies: 1340
Views: 922370

Re: Spaceframe Imps

My thanks to Alan and all the lads at ASK Racing,they couldnt have been nicer.

Alan is keen to learn of any history of the car.I know it was owned and driven by a few lads on here,so if anyone has any history,anecdotes,anything at all,I'd be only too happy to pass any details on.
by big J
Tue Jan 19, 2010 10:23 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Spaceframe Imps
Replies: 1340
Views: 922370

Re: Spaceframe Imps

http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b288/Ahdammit/spaceframe%20imps/rawlson22.jpg http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b288/Ahdammit/spaceframe%20imps/rawlson23.jpg http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b288/Ahdammit/spaceframe%20imps/rawlson30.jpg http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b288/Ahdammit/spaceframe%...
by big J
Tue Jan 19, 2010 10:17 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Spaceframe Imps
Replies: 1340
Views: 922370

Re: Spaceframe Imps

http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b288/Ahdammit/spaceframe%20imps/rawlson11.jpg http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b288/Ahdammit/spaceframe%20imps/rawlson12.jpg http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b288/Ahdammit/spaceframe%20imps/rawlson13.jpg http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b288/Ahdammit/spaceframe%...
by big J
Tue Jan 19, 2010 9:51 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Spaceframe Imps
Replies: 1340
Views: 922370

Re: Spaceframe Imps

Further to Alan Kessie mentioned above,after Leo said he sold his old Rawlson to Alan,I got in touch with him and asked if maybe I could come down and get some pics of the car for the thread. "Thats no problem at all",so we arranged a time and off I went.The car is being stored in a shed,there can s...
by big J
Tue Jan 19, 2010 9:27 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Spaceframe Imps
Replies: 1340
Views: 922370

Re: Spaceframe Imps

A couple I missed last night,this is Leo testing Alan Kessies' Imp,formerly owned by Ned Murray and seen in the pics above in a kind of army green colour http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b288/Ahdammit/spaceframe%20imps/LeoImo-1-1.jpg This one has Pat Mannion just visible in 2nd,Ken Leech in the whi...
by big J
Tue Jan 19, 2010 12:50 am
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Spaceframe Imps
Replies: 1340
Views: 922370

Re: Spaceframe Imps

The boiler on this old computers'dropped steam pressure. :)
I'll do a write up tomorrow.