Imp race engines - dyno setup in the UK?

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Imp race engines - dyno setup in the UK?

Post by knutspeed » Sat Jun 16, 2012 7:44 pm

Can anyone recommend somebody with guru-skills at setting up Imp racing engines on a dyno in the UK?
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Re: Imp race engines - dyno setup in the UK?

Post by cov_climax » Sat Jun 16, 2012 8:39 pm

andy jones at shrigley would be my starting point if you want dyno,
he has some video's on youtube to whet your appitite: http://www.shrigleyengineering.co.uk/
http://www.youtube.com/user/thehillmana ... ture=watch

there are lots of places with rolling roads, i hear the mini centre in southam (wawickshire) is used by a few impers
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Re: Imp race engines - dyno setup in the UK?

Post by knutspeed » Sun Jun 17, 2012 3:13 pm

Thanks, yes I'm an avid follower of his on YouTube - very entertaining! I'll get in touch with him.
We'd prefer a dyno to the rollers as we'll have the engines over in the UK, but not the cars.
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Re: Imp race engines - dyno setup in the UK?

Post by Turboimp » Sun Jun 17, 2012 8:11 pm

I'd love to get an Engine Dynamometer just for Imp engines , I would guess they are few and far between if any at all exist . something to do when i retire ! we had a Henan & Freud in college perfect for the job .
I got about 160+ bhp from my turbo engine in 1984 all done by ear and common sense , I would like to aim for 200 bhp It has a modified race head with R17 done by Ian carter ....


A Dynamometer isnt a rolling road , although a rolling road may contain one to a point .... Imp009
1967 Imp Sport turbo 328000 Imp Miles , in the same car
1972 Clan Crusader 232000 clan Miles in the same car
must be some kind of record !
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Re: Imp race engines - dyno setup in the UK?

Post by speeddemon » Thu Jun 21, 2012 12:04 pm

Hi, Should be no worries for anyone needing to dyno there engine. Thats what mr Jones does for a living. The Dyno sell will take any engine and his experience in Imp engines is pretty well known. He works on the dyno most days and does anything from lotus cortina engines to v8s. he will sorrt the job for you.

good luck
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