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Mirage K18

Post by Andyh27 » Mon Feb 18, 2013 10:47 pm

Hi all,

If you are the owner, or know the owner of the Mirage K18 reg number MNX 608L, my father was the original owner/builder of this car and has all kinds of info about the car, including receipts for every single nut and bolt bought in the early 70's.

If you want to know more, please feel free to email me at andyh27@btinternet.com.

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Re: Mirage K18

Post by pubcrawler » Tue Feb 19, 2013 8:24 am

Never heard of it before, it was made not far from where I live now!
Found this interesting piece on the web including a photograph of the actual car :o .
http://tardis.dl.ac.uk/Mercia/killeen_book/node24.html
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Re: Mirage K18

Post by phatbob » Tue Feb 19, 2013 12:18 pm

The owner is Bob Allan. Please contact "spares@theimpclub.co.uk" He doesn't 'do' this forum.
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Re: Mirage K18

Post by Duk » Tue Feb 19, 2013 12:57 pm

I don't know anything about the mirage but whatever happened to Peter Arnolds car? (the red imp one in the photo on that site) One of my childhood favourites!
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Post by pubcrawler » Tue Feb 19, 2013 1:05 pm

Duk wrote:I don't know anything about the mirage but whatever happened to Peter Arnolds car? (the red imp one in the photo on that site) One of my childhood favourites!
Does look good, colour suits it 8) .
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Re: Mirage K18

Post by The Nun » Tue Feb 19, 2013 6:02 pm

phatbob wrote:The owner is Bob Allan. " He doesn't 'do' this forum.
Bob.
Wonder why? did he get 'done' on it?
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Re: Mirage K18

Post by 617sqn » Tue Feb 19, 2013 7:41 pm

Nice looking car, that ! Much better than a naff Nymph in my opinion. We need more of those :lol:

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Re: Mirage K18

Post by Andyh27 » Tue Feb 19, 2013 9:14 pm

Thanks all. I've got in touch with Bob and he's keen to talk about the cars history with my father. It is a cool car, the picture is actually the car my father and grand father built in the seventies. I can't believe the amount of paperwork he has for this car.

Once again, thanks for all your posts!
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Re: Mirage K18

Post by Colin Valentine » Wed Feb 20, 2013 2:45 pm

Careful there.
The NYMPH drivers are watching, and they are of a sensitive disposition.
See you behind the beer tent at National

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This message was sent from inside my brown paper bag, the one with the eye holes.

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Re: Mirage K18

Post by ImpManiac » Thu Feb 21, 2013 9:42 am

^^ :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: Mirage K18

Post by 617sqn » Thu Feb 21, 2013 2:35 pm

This message was sent from inside my brown paper bag, the one with the eye holes.
Haha ..... Your forum username was abit of a give-away, Colin ! I was actually expecting to get a finger wagging from a pair of locals who have a Nymph each ! But so far they haven't taken my bait :D
NYMPH drivers are watching, and they are of a sensitive disposition.
Well some maybe : My father was a born and bred Yorkshireman. He'd have said that sort of trait should be restricted to ladies and Southern Softies (like me). :wink:

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Re: Mirage K18

Post by Colin Valentine » Thu Feb 21, 2013 11:04 pm

Don't leave home alone Andy !!!!
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Re: Mirage K18

Post by spares » Sun Mar 03, 2013 8:36 am

Hi Guys,

yes its me, Bob Allan, and no I don't usually "do" the Forum, too busy selling spares. You can see why when people start talking about brown paper bags. Not really relevant, huh?

Anyhow thanks for the e-mail Andrew, I look forward to hearing more and of course you're welcome to come to see the car sometime.

Thanks - Bob
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Re: Mirage K18

Post by 617sqn » Sun Mar 03, 2013 6:20 pm

when people start talking about brown paper bags. Not really relevant
This may be true. However, it is probably a reflection of ones sense of humour. I for one don't get American humour in the main : the Simpsons is fine, but Friends left me cold. Or is this a suggestion that all post should remain on-topic ? If so, I think the Forum most definitely isn't for you, Bob :D

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