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by Lars Hagermark
Wed Jan 14, 2009 10:46 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: LYK: Gutters!
Replies: 165
Views: 57840

Re: LYK: Back in Blac...sorry...Bristol

Change the tyres first mate, those 1980s and 1990s ones are potential coffin-fillers. ^^ Wot he said. Old tyres = mucho danger. :? Great work James. However, on the tyres I'll have to agree with the guys above. Rubber that old is too hard even in summer temperatures. Now - like ice-hockey pucks con...
by Lars Hagermark
Wed Jan 07, 2009 8:05 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: stella the stiletto
Replies: 420
Views: 116533

Re: stella the stiletto

Wheels ^^^^^ looking nice. I'd keep them plain if they were mine.
Clear lacquer for salt protection & anti-corrosion perhaps? Never heard of any long lasting though.
Would guess it has to be a 2-component of some kind. Sure someone here knows more.
by Lars Hagermark
Sun Jan 04, 2009 10:36 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Boxing Day with the Clan Cruiser
Replies: 7
Views: 2669

Re: Boxing Day with the Clan Cruiser

Welcome to the ImpClub Chris!
PM one of the mods and you'll have your forum profile changed to "Imp Club Member" too.
Happy Imping Year 2009 (and for ever :) )!
by Lars Hagermark
Sat Nov 29, 2008 11:47 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: lpv433g - finally home
Replies: 801
Views: 138775

Re: lpv433g - an update on whats happening to it

stuartrf wrote:... i passed my driving test and i got a really good pass as well - ... - all i have to do now is fork out 1400£ for insurance
Congratulations to the license!!! :D
Shocking insurance quote though. Pretty high even by Swedish standards. :shock:
Hope you'll find the best package in the end.
by Lars Hagermark
Fri Nov 28, 2008 11:04 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: *FUR 535K* For sale
Replies: 927
Views: 119995

Re: FUR 535K. AKA Dennis. Avec christmas lights

JamesImp wrote:Will most likely drive me mad.
And what brought you to your current state of mind? :lol: :lol: :lol:
Have to admit I'd like to have something similar. At least for parking-/side lights.
by Lars Hagermark
Thu Nov 27, 2008 10:33 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: *FUR 535K* For sale
Replies: 927
Views: 119995

Re: FUR 535K. AKA Dennis. Bored again. More LED's

I think its seasonal. :wink:
My neighbour illuminates the porch that way for christmas every year.
:lol:
by Lars Hagermark
Tue Nov 25, 2008 4:07 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Imp Racing Colours
Replies: 11
Views: 9473

Re: Imp Racing Colours

The Bevan Imp. Electric Blue metallic (colour code 145) I think.
by Lars Hagermark
Fri Nov 14, 2008 11:13 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: *FUR 535K* For sale
Replies: 927
Views: 119995

Re: FUR 535K. Officially named Dennis.

Glad your happy with " Dennis " , great name by the way , its my dads name. :P Mine too Dave! :) It's also my middle name, sort of family tradition, Henry Albert begat James Henry who begat Dennis James who begat Barry Dennis who begat Jack Barry........................... ;) It's possibly just as ...
by Lars Hagermark
Tue Oct 28, 2008 12:07 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: 1967 Californian restoration in Cyprus
Replies: 53
Views: 20025

Re: 1967 Californian restoration in Cyprus

7. Are there any accurate measurements available about the suspension points / various panels of the Imp? I don't thinh I've seen any so far. In my Workshop manual (WSM.141, section O (Body), page 3) there is a "principal underframe dimensions" illustration. That's all I've ever seen. You have PM w...
by Lars Hagermark
Wed Oct 22, 2008 7:32 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: First Scatter Rally Next Week
Replies: 20
Views: 4937

Re: First Scatter Rally Next Week

gdbushell wrote:Most important is to be careful on the way home after the event - when the adrenaline is flowing you should be ok. I always found the hard part coming down afterwards
^^^ That comes from experience I'd say - from experience. :wink:
Have fun!
by Lars Hagermark
Tue Oct 14, 2008 11:39 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Mark Ibbotsons's good idea of a social introduction to HSA .
Replies: 39
Views: 9141

Re: Mark Ibbotsons's good idea of a social introduction to HSA .

Nice to see IM, thank you! :D
Wish I didn't live so far away from where the Imp action is. :(
by Lars Hagermark
Tue Oct 14, 2008 11:10 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Re: BAZZA'S IMP'S (LNK, NPN & LYH) - New kid on the block
Replies: 1237
Views: 396339

Re: BAZZA'S IMP'S (LNK & LYH) MOT'd !!! Yipeeee!

Good news Bazzateer. :) :)
Hope LNK enjoyed the celebration. :wink:
by Lars Hagermark
Mon Oct 13, 2008 12:59 am
Forum: Where are they now
Topic: WTG950H, where has she been 2001-2007?
Replies: 11
Views: 1874

Re: WTG950H, where has she been 2001-2007?

Hi again, If you'd like some copies of the photo's I have, of the Cali, both with Doug, and on it's own, from the 90's, let me know ok. It makes me very happy to know that it's being cared for. Jason P.s So where's the 64' again? Cheers :) Hi Jason. Sorry I didn't answer your first post. Been busy ...
by Lars Hagermark
Tue Oct 07, 2008 2:13 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: '66 Imp Super...MOT passed today
Replies: 88
Views: 31657

Re: Newbie saying hi ~ '66 Imp Super

..you never know whats round the corner, in this part of the world, its usually a tractor and trailer without lights in the dark, with a driver saying "tharts the larst toime i bouy Lucusss loights fer me bloomin trackterrrr!! Look forward to meeting you tomorrow evening Just for the rest to know: ...
by Lars Hagermark
Sat Oct 04, 2008 11:03 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: TVR Tasmin's Californian
Replies: 22
Views: 7095

Re: TVR Tasmin's Californian

TVRTasmin wrote:A little update.
Amongst doing other things like aquiring spares, i have been renovating the Cosmic MK2's i bought.
Image

... all i need are some centre caps.
Wish I could say that :roll:
Nice work & nice wheels! :)
by Lars Hagermark
Fri Oct 03, 2008 6:38 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: '66 Imp Super...MOT passed today
Replies: 88
Views: 31657

Re: This weeks progress, or i think, its progress

Hi,
I don't know your starting point, but sure your pics look like progress from... whatever :D
by Lars Hagermark
Thu Oct 02, 2008 8:25 pm
Forum: Where are they now
Topic: WTG950H, where has she been 2001-2007?
Replies: 11
Views: 1874

Re: WTG950H, where has she been 2001-2007?

Thank you Jason, Aled & Fran Much appreciated information from you all. If any one of you meets Vera please tell her the grey Californian has come to a good home. (I.e. if you think she's interested to know.) Jason Thanks for info regarding Doug Davies. A little bit like getting to know the person w...
by Lars Hagermark
Tue Sep 30, 2008 1:20 am
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: mcrae stages 2008 (photo's)
Replies: 16
Views: 4616

Re: mcrae stages 2008 (photo's)

Love to see that.
Nostalgia!!! :D
by Lars Hagermark
Mon Sep 29, 2008 11:42 pm
Forum: 2005 - 2010 Events information
Topic: Wicked Welsh Pictures
Replies: 13
Views: 5713

Re: Wicked Welsh Pictures

ImpManiac wrote:Anyone would get the impression that you spend a lot of time fixing your car, Frank! :lol:

IM 8)
And then have a well deserved sleep in it. :)
Love that video Baz. Really shows what Imp commitment are all about.
by Lars Hagermark
Tue Sep 16, 2008 2:09 am
Forum: Where are they now
Topic: WTG950H, where has she been 2001-2007?
Replies: 11
Views: 1874

WTG950H, where has she been 2001-2007?

OK, I have it now and I have asked before in another forum. I received some answers there. However, I thought that the regular readers of this new "Where are they now" forum maybe have more focus on tracing and tracking cars history. I would be glad to know as much as possible about her history from...
by Lars Hagermark
Sun Sep 14, 2008 5:55 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Chris's Cali MOT passed
Replies: 114
Views: 27093

Re: Chris's Cali oil pipe on still smokes bad :-( help!

If it has been sitting for 1 or 2 years the fuel is a prime suspect. Or, but I suppose I'm wrong, the fuel isn't petrol but diesel or paraffin. Your description: The smoke is white, thick and real smelly has anyone got any ideas what I can do next? could it be petrol? overfueling? or is white smoke ...
by Lars Hagermark
Wed Aug 27, 2008 11:24 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Re: BAZZA'S IMP'S (LNK, NPN & LYH) - New kid on the block
Replies: 1237
Views: 396339

Re: BAZZA'S IMP'S LNK and LYH - Making a cool car even cooler !

bazzateer wrote:200 miles on 3.85 gals equates to just under 52mpg! ...
... Now if I could just stop the rear carb from flooding intermittently.
Looking for 60mpg? Or just greedy? :wink:

Glad to see that tow bar & 'lectrix' was good too. Enjoy! :)
by Lars Hagermark
Wed Jul 23, 2008 8:38 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: ManiacImp - 1966 Singer Chamois
Replies: 1114
Views: 522018

Re: ManiacImp - 21 July 2008 - Front rad in primer!

I intend to duct the air out of the radiator and through the hole in the front compartment floor. The holes in the inner wings - not my idea :roll: - are superfluous and I plan to weld them up some time after the car is back on the road. Brings peace to my mind. :D At least regarding you and your n...
by Lars Hagermark
Wed Jul 23, 2008 8:18 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: ManiacImp - 1966 Singer Chamois
Replies: 1114
Views: 522018

Re: ManiacImp - 21 July 2008 - Front rad in primer!

Hello IM, your car looks good and it seems you're getting on well with welding. Hope you'll find a good set up for the cooling too. I see from the pics you have rather large openings into (out to) two low pressure areas, a) underside of car and b) wheelarches. Makes me a little confused as air flow ...
by Lars Hagermark
Tue Jul 08, 2008 10:26 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Historic saloons supporting the Grand Prix at Silverstone
Replies: 14
Views: 3941

Re: Historic saloons supporting the Grand Prix at Silverstone

ChrisBenoy wrote: Imp results
17. Simon Benoy
28. Shaun Hazelwood
36. Vince Frost
Congratulations! Well done Impers!
ChrisBenoy wrote: All imps sustained some damage but hopefully nothing that wont be easily fixable, all in all I think it was a pretty good weekend.
Hope you are right about that.
/Lars
by Lars Hagermark
Tue Jun 17, 2008 11:46 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: Bogans Hot Road Car Project
Replies: 11
Views: 3798

Re: Bogans Hot Road Car Project

Nice looking car that.
I think the reg.plates read OLD 67 IMP.
Are they showplates or... ? Ah, whatever they are they suit the car very well :) .
/Lars
by Lars Hagermark
Wed Jun 11, 2008 12:57 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Clan on top in Luxembourg
Replies: 20
Views: 4143

Re: Clan on top in Luxembourg

Last weekend saw the Richards family and Clan travel to Colmar-Berg in Luxembourg for their first trip to Europe to compete in the 2nd round of the British Car Trophy at the Goodyear Trophy Meeting. ... Having achieved my best results in this series I was elated but this got even better when the fi...
by Lars Hagermark
Mon Jun 02, 2008 6:58 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: rat look imp is on the road
Replies: 1
Views: 1517

Re: rat look imp is on the road

Rat look? With a Hartwell coloured hood? No way! :lol:
Glad to see it passed.
/Lars
by Lars Hagermark
Mon May 19, 2008 12:18 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: ManiacImp - 1966 Singer Chamois
Replies: 1114
Views: 522018

I have always wanted to cut the front panel down to a low angled rad level then cut out the middle of the bonnet and lower down to the lowered front panel. ... Imagine the reduced frontal area and down force to be gained.. I think Hartwell/Ray Payne did that. Saw one like that at Holdenhurst Road i...
by Lars Hagermark
Sun May 18, 2008 8:59 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: lpv433g - finally home
Replies: 801
Views: 138775

Glad to see it's home - finally.
You have every reason to be proud of your choice of colour. The "coffee brown" looks very nice.
/Lars
by Lars Hagermark
Sat May 17, 2008 12:46 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: lpv433g - finally home
Replies: 801
Views: 138775

ImpManiac wrote:Sorry to hear about all the strife, Stuart. :(

I hope all goes well with the pick up this weekend.

IM 8)
I say the same.
/Lars
by Lars Hagermark
Wed Mar 26, 2008 4:57 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: AutoSolo's 2008
Replies: 106
Views: 25162

^^^^
Good luck to you both. :)
Engaged someone for photos? Video?
Lars
by Lars Hagermark
Tue Mar 11, 2008 3:44 am
Forum: 2008 - IMP 08 - The International - 31st July - 4th August 2008
Topic: M1ish, South to North Convoy
Replies: 52
Views: 6965

Re: IMP08 the long way round

Is anyone interested in going to the national 08 the long way round? We're planning: Start South East corner, say Ramsgate harbour seafront, along the South coast to Lands End, up the West coast to the top of Scotland, down the East coast to Yorkshire & the national, then afterwards South round Nor...
by Lars Hagermark
Tue Feb 26, 2008 10:13 pm
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Rollcage mounting points?
Replies: 15
Views: 4876

Cheers and thanks to everyone!
My :?: s are gone. Think I know more now what and why things can be done or not.
/Lars
by Lars Hagermark
Mon Feb 25, 2008 12:50 am
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: Rollcage mounting points?
Replies: 15
Views: 4876

Rollcage mounting points?

Mounting the backstays on the wheel arches seems to be the way to go. My SD cage is also fitted like that http://i129.photobucket.com/albums/p231/djh705/rollcage.jpg and can't recall having ever seen it done very different. However, I would have guessed that the marked positions have more structural...
by Lars Hagermark
Mon Feb 18, 2008 2:32 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: TCE 742K my new Imp UPDATE MOT PASSED 7/02/08!!!!!!
Replies: 32
Views: 9242

Cheers to you and Mike!
Good job guys - and in only a months time :shock:
In about the same time (a month) I've just managed to tidy up my lockup :oops:
Where do you by Magic? How much was required for your Imp? :)

Will be nice to see some more pics.

Good luck for your future plans.

/Lars
by Lars Hagermark
Sat Nov 24, 2007 10:24 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: spring special pic of wheels added
Replies: 84
Views: 34081

bazzateer wrote:I'm afraid my 'humour' can be somewhat obscure and I often see humour in the strangest of places and situations.
Thanks Baz!
I was guessing it had a connection to Frank's "mishap".
Apart from Imps, that kind of humor is something you and I have in common. Glad to know I'm not all alone. :D
Lars
by Lars Hagermark
Sat Nov 24, 2007 7:35 pm
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: spring special pic of wheels added
Replies: 84
Views: 34081

pure~hillman~imp wrote:Your tow car is a FAF!!!
Don't want to miss the point in any comment from Bazzater. So please, anyone, consider my origin and explain what FAF means. :?: :oops:
by Lars Hagermark
Sun Oct 21, 2007 3:57 am
Forum: Motorsport Forum
Topic: HSCC Saturday 20th October Silverstone.
Replies: 19
Views: 5963

Well done! Congratulatione :D :D :D
Hope to be on the grid some day, but that will still be far away. Probably with me as a team manager and one of my sons being a driver.
Hopefully the old Ray Payne/Hartwell 998 can be mad(e) competitive again. 8)
by Lars Hagermark
Sat Jan 06, 2007 2:37 am
Forum: Readers Cars
Topic: 1976 Caledonian - May 25th
Replies: 181
Views: 105641

Good luck! However, I would recommend additional support or you may risk "bending" the A-, B- and C-post if someone/-thing pushes the underside of the car. It happened to my #3 many years ago. Fortunately only 8mm, but had to be corrected before windscreen, doors etc. could go back in. Put tyres at ...

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