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Fraser Replica

Post by fgbrown » Sat Nov 29, 2014 6:51 pm

hello Impers

This in Hamish who arrives next week to accompany Daisy the Rally imp ( the green one!)
Hamish previously belonged to Tom Blackwood and before that it was raced by Jim Mckenzie who built it as a replica of the 60's Fraser Imps.
I intend to fit metal boot, bonnet and doors and race it next year in HSCC series.
Hopefully Daisy will have a trick engine and gearbox fitted so I can do hillclimbs and sprints.

Freddie
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Re: Fraser Replica

Post by colin rooney » Sat Nov 29, 2014 8:32 pm

Why would you fit steel doors and bonnet when all the other hscc cars are running glass doors

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Re: Fraser Replica

Post by colimp66 » Sat Nov 29, 2014 9:03 pm

I was going to ask the same question Col.
Lighter is surely one way to go faster?
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Re: Fraser Replica

Post by The Nun » Sun Nov 30, 2014 1:13 pm

He doesnt say steel though he says metal so maybe its aluminium?? thats lighter and I suppose slightly stronger? maybe, and like how the Lotus Cortina had in the sixties?
Could be Titanium aircraft metal these days? now that would be a first 8)
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Re: Fraser Replica

Post by apeximp » Sun Nov 30, 2014 11:51 pm

I take it if your re fitting steel panels your going to race in the 70's series ? If so won't you have to loose the webbers too ?
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Re: Fraser Replica

Post by fgbrown » Tue Dec 02, 2014 5:05 pm

you are all correct...its the pre 66 Historic Saloon series. I can keep webers but have to have steel doors etc. I even have to have a dash and window winders.
no great shakes but it does look sorted with the GRP items. fredster
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Re: Fraser Replica

Post by TJB69 » Tue Dec 02, 2014 6:58 pm

Wee car looks mint all polished up.
Be very sad to let her go but new project forces sale.

Hope you enjoy her Freddie
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Re: Fraser Replica

Post by fgbrown » Wed Dec 03, 2014 5:44 pm

tom

Hamish will be cherished and raced as it was intended. Welcome to visit anytime

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Re: Fraser Replica

Post by ChrisBenoy » Thu Dec 04, 2014 6:56 pm

If you have to have metal panels and interior it's not the HSCC series you are looking at.
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Re: Fraser Replica

Post by colimp66 » Thu Dec 04, 2014 9:15 pm

It would be a shame to alter such a nice Imp.
One of my all time favourite builds on here, lovely car.

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Re: Fraser Replica

Post by fgbrown » Sat Dec 06, 2014 6:01 pm

hi
to race in the CTCRC I have to have steel doors and lids.
but it would be a shame to spoil a pristine looking imp.
maybe I should race in HSCC ?

Is it a friendly series ??

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Re: Fraser Replica

Post by bazzateer » Sat Dec 06, 2014 11:23 pm

It's what your Imp was built for!
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