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Re: WWW 2014

Post by pubcrawler » Mon Sep 29, 2014 6:30 am

Dom wrote:Don't really know what to say...
But I'm not bloddy wearing that thing next year! Haha
Presume you'd had a few sherbet's on the night :roll: :lol:
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Re: WWW 2014

Post by gill » Mon Sep 29, 2014 4:05 pm

Thanks to the Gurns for all, and to everyone who was there for their company.
One of the great weekends, just everything was good.
Our break-down was jammy being (a) a quarter of a mile from the site, mostly downhill, and (b) fixed in minutes by Bob's spare fuel pump. Thanks all!
Home now, and there's wet stuff coming out of the sky - didn't see any of that in Wales!!!
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Re: WWW 2014

Post by eebiegeebie » Mon Sep 29, 2014 4:19 pm

Just got back from our first Wicked Welsh. We were made to feel very welcome and had a really good time. Many thanks! :D
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Re: WWW 2014

Post by ImpJimbo » Mon Sep 29, 2014 4:51 pm

Thank you to the Gurners for another excellent Wicked Welsh.

The best weekend with the best car club.
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Re: WWW 2014

Post by 617sqn » Mon Sep 29, 2014 7:38 pm

Dom. I have to say that I'm rather glad NOT to have been there to witness the mankini. In terms of "wrongness" that is a very, very close second to the Trevor Woods and Steve Grays "Baywatch Babes". Hang your head Tom Dooley. :lol:

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Re: WWW 2014

Post by bazzateer » Mon Sep 29, 2014 8:16 pm

Great weekend as always, my 8th Wicked Welsh! Some pics to follow........

Great run out on Friday - again next year please!

Perfect weather, warm nights, great company, thoroughly enjoyed it..................until...........................

Unfortuantely LNK was sidelined on the return from Big Pit. It seems Noddy has fitted a device to the Vusky which causes any overtaking Imp to suffer a burnt valve as it draws level with him.......................................... :(

LNK and The Slagroom all set up on Thursday
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Start of the journey home
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I also have a video on my phone from this morning but am currently experiencing difficulties in transferring it to my computer. Watch this space ....................................
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Re: WWW 2014

Post by ken » Mon Sep 29, 2014 9:00 pm

Another great w.w.w! been to all of them , they just get better and better . Not being well last few weeks or I would have camped . Loved the run on the way back from big pit and from what I here Saturday night was so much fun. You have got this sorted just right. Thank you Mate
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Re: WWW 2014

Post by Dave ' Linwood ' Lane » Mon Sep 29, 2014 9:47 pm

bazzateer wrote: It seems Noddy has fitted a device to the Vusky which causes any overtaking Imp to suffer a burnt valve as it draws level with him.......................................... :(
Blame me and the Vusky why dont you , just admit it gave up trying and failing to beat a better engine :lol: :lol:
Seriously , hope you got home OK and thanks for the Custard creams , they were lovely :D
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Re: WWW 2014

Post by bazzateer » Mon Sep 29, 2014 9:52 pm

[quote="Noddy] Blame me and the Vusky why dont you [/quote]
I just did! :lol:
Good to see you both again. :D
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Re: WWW 2014

Post by bazzateer » Mon Sep 29, 2014 9:54 pm

This cheered me up no end this morning - apologies for the rubbish quality - phone camera and all that!

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Re: WWW 2014

Post by impstress2003 » Tue Sep 30, 2014 8:50 am

What a fantastic weekend - thanks to Neil, Tina and Adam!

For the first time in ages on a club weekend I had a number of breakdowns. First we had a cracked exhaust before we set off (welded up on the drive). Then on the way there we had a serious misfire/loss of power on the motorway, combined with the temp gauge rising rapidly. After changing the points/condenser/rotor arm/cap/fuel filter in the motorway services this was no better, but there was no sign of mayo or loss of coolant so we limped to the event at speeds down to 10mph in first to get up the hills in the Malverns and then started checking things - the fault was eventually traced to rusty HT leads (never seen that before!). Fortunately the chap camped next to us had some push-fit emergency spares so we swapped them for our emergency spares which were for a side-entry dizzy cap! I hope he got home ok!

This got us going again and the car seemed sound with no trace of the original problem. All was well until the Sunday run where we caused a bit of a calamity - the car died of fuel starvation just as we set off from the look out point on the scenic run! This was a real problem because we blocked most of the cars off from following Neil. We stopped and let the car cool down, pumped some fuel through by hand and set off again. We got to Abergavenny and the same happened again when filling up for petrol. The fault was traced to a badly worn fuel pump with a lot of play in the mechanism. I had a spare in the boot so I fitted it, and when priming it by hand petrol started pouring through a split diaphragm - so I swapped he diaphragm from the worn out pump to the pump with the split diaphragm and made one good one out of the two - we fitted this and hey presto, normal service was resumed. We stopped again at the site and then set off home and the car didn't miss another beat.

Weird how these problems come together - I use the car almost every day for work and none of these problems had been apparent!

An awesome weekend

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Re: WWW 2014

Post by 617sqn » Tue Sep 30, 2014 9:15 am

Obviously "The Law of Sod" picked you out, Simon. Glad all was well in the end, and yet another story of how fantastic the WWW is. Jealous ? You bet :mrgreen:

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Re: WWW 2014

Post by 617sqn » Tue Sep 30, 2014 2:07 pm

No names - no pack drill :



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Re: WWW 2014

Post by ImpJimbo » Tue Sep 30, 2014 6:11 pm

Thank you to Phil and Lesley for Fridays excellent run aswell.
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Re: WWW 2014

Post by GURNSIMPS » Tue Sep 30, 2014 7:02 pm

Well there goes another Wicked Welsh, thank you all for the kind words, special thanks to Roy Blunt and his team for sorting out the Friday run, Mikey Hearne for sorting out the PA system for us, Colin Wells for helping me alter route instructions at the last minute and everyone that made the effort to be there with us, I didn't manage to take any pics over the weekend so if anyone has any to share it would be apreciated.
Roll on next year!!! :D
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Re: WWW 2014

Post by Dave ' Linwood ' Lane » Tue Sep 30, 2014 7:13 pm

Thanks for an utterly superb WWW .
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Re: WWW 2014

Post by GURNSIMPS » Tue Sep 30, 2014 7:29 pm

Thanks Dave, keep the pics coming guys, I want to do a write up for Retro Rides but have no pics!
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Re: WWW 2014

Post by rhydian_mason » Tue Sep 30, 2014 7:42 pm

A few pics as requested...
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Re: WWW 2014

Post by rhydian_mason » Tue Sep 30, 2014 7:46 pm

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Re: WWW 2014

Post by keanej » Tue Sep 30, 2014 9:11 pm

impstress2003 wrote:Fortunately the chap camped next to us had some push-fit emergency spares so we swapped them for our emergency spares which were for a side-entry dizzy cap! I hope he got home ok!


An awesome weekend

Cheers
Simon
Got home fine thanks, was an excellent weekend.

After a national where I hardly saw anyone taking an Imp apart ( as far as I know it was just one head gasket and even that car managed to drive home ) it was good to see things back to normal with two gear box failures, two fuel pumps, one exhaust valve.............
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Re: WWW 2014

Post by philgsmith » Tue Sep 30, 2014 11:02 pm

What a great weekend. Really enjoyed ourselves. Many thanks to everyone who came along and made the weekend such a success with special thanks to Neil, Tina and Adam and our Friday run team mates, Roy and Dawn who tested the route twice.

It looks like Gill & John have happened upon a new Saturday night challenge!

Here's a selection of my photos from the weekend ...
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Line up for the start of the Friday run to Timtern
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Spot the Chinnook on exercise
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Line up for the Saturday run to Big Pit
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Re: WWW 2014

Post by philgsmith » Tue Sep 30, 2014 11:10 pm

And some more...
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About to leave Big Pit
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Re: WWW 2014

Post by philgsmith » Tue Sep 30, 2014 11:19 pm

And more......
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The lane up to Hay Bluff on Sunday.. it got a lot narrower!
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Re: WWW 2014

Post by philgsmith » Tue Sep 30, 2014 11:23 pm

Last 5:
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Re: WWW 2014

Post by GURNSIMPS » Wed Oct 01, 2014 4:06 am

Awesome pics,thanks guys.
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Re: WWW 2014

Post by Grahame59 » Wed Oct 01, 2014 7:12 am

GURNSIMPS wrote:…I want to do a write up for Retro Rides…
…or even Impressions? :?
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Re: WWW 2014

Post by GURNSIMPS » Wed Oct 01, 2014 5:05 pm

Grahame59 wrote:
GURNSIMPS wrote:…I want to do a write up for Retro Rides…
…or even Impressions? :?[/quote

I have a thread open on Retro Rides about the weekend but have no pics to show, I did ask at Welsh for someone to do a write up to Impressions .
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Re: WWW 2014

Post by 617sqn » Thu Oct 02, 2014 4:03 pm

Just for Trevor Woods and Mikey, of course : Some while back I used to produce these and sell them as a pack on eBay. Not all types are shown here, but you get the drift of their usefulness. Especially if you have a memory lapse, eh Trev ? One in particular would have been just the ticket :oops: Pink might have stood out bestest :mrgreen:

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Re: WWW 2014

Post by gill » Fri Oct 03, 2014 12:14 am

For Baz and Andy
This is how easy it really is:
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It says 30 seconds to put away, but seems to take them 68!
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Re: WWW 2014

Post by bazzateer » Fri Oct 03, 2014 8:34 am

I've watched that several times Gill and I can't see the Bob. I thought you needed a Bob to pack it all away? :?
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Re: WWW 2014

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Re: WWW 2014

Post by GURNSIMPS » Fri Oct 03, 2014 3:31 pm

Did anyone take any pics of Adam handing out the trophies by any chance?
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Re: WWW 2014

Post by Grahame59 » Mon Oct 13, 2014 6:35 am

GURNSIMPS wrote:I did ask at Welsh for someone to do a write up to Impressions .
Neil, article not received. Please could you remind whoever it was you asked if they could send/resend urgently for inclusion in Nov mag.

Alternatively, if anyone reading this would like to send something in it would be much appreciated both by me and Impressions readers (many of whom do not access the Forum). Thanks.
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Re: WWW 2014

Post by The Nun » Mon Oct 13, 2014 10:17 am

617sqn wrote:Some while back I used to produce these and sell them as a pack on eBay. Not all types are shown here, but you get the drift of their usefulness. Especially if you have a memory lapse, eh Trev ? :mrgreen:

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Id have to stick all of those on mine at the moment. :?
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Re: WWW 2014

Post by 617sqn » Mon Oct 13, 2014 6:17 pm

PM me with an address, Peter, and I'll send you a set. Don't forget to mention what's required.

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