What did you do to your Imp today?

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Re: What did you do to your Imp today?

Post by bazzateer » Mon Jul 31, 2017 12:42 pm

chris d wrote:I didn't know they did short parkas
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It was called a Par
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Re: What did you do to your Imp today?

Post by bazzateer » Mon Jul 31, 2017 6:31 pm

Pushed LNK into the garden so I could hook up the Slagroom to Rej and test the electrics.
Now re-wiring the tow bar electrics on Rej!
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Re: What did you do to your Imp today?

Post by mikeyhearne » Tue Aug 15, 2017 6:39 am

Yesterday I finaly unloaded the Nymph from my truck where it has been under a tarp since the national
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Re: What did you do to your Imp today?

Post by bazzateer » Tue Aug 15, 2017 12:02 pm

LNK still in the garden but hoping to get him oop north at the end of the month.
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Re: What did you do to your Imp today?

Post by The Nun » Tue Aug 15, 2017 2:22 pm

bazzateer wrote:LNK still in the garden but hoping to get him oop north at the end of the month.

In the garden? Is it sort of growing on you? :lol:
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Re: What did you do to your Imp today?

Post by bazzateer » Wed Aug 16, 2017 9:19 pm

The Nun wrote:
bazzateer wrote:LNK still in the garden but hoping to get him oop north at the end of the month.

In the garden? Is it sort of growing on you? :lol:
The garden's always growing, won't sit still.
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Re: What did you do to your Imp today?

Post by mikeyhearne » Thu Aug 17, 2017 5:57 am

bazzateer wrote:
The Nun wrote:
bazzateer wrote:LNK still in the garden but hoping to get him oop north at the end of the month.

In the garden? Is it sort of growing on you? :lol:
The garden's always growing, won't sit still.
weed killer and tarmac will sort that out :o :lol:
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Re: What did you do to your Imp today?

Post by bazzateer » Thu Aug 17, 2017 12:37 pm

mikeyhearne wrote:weed killer and tarmac will sort that out :o :lol:
Concrete, but otherwise about right :wink:
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Re: What did you do to your Imp today?

Post by 617sqn » Fri Aug 18, 2017 12:30 pm

I've secured Stans oil filler cap using a short length of blue 17 amp cable looped through a small hole drilled in the left hand edge of the cap and crimped together. The other end has a crimped on ring which is secured to the bracket which supports my K and N and inlet tube. The reason ? I'm fed up with losing caps after I've topped up the oil !

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Re: What did you do to your Imp today?

Post by The Nun » Fri Aug 18, 2017 1:02 pm

617sqn wrote:I've secured Stans oil filler cap using a short length of blue 17 amp cable looped through a small hole drilled in the left hand edge of the cap and crimped together. The other end has a crimped on ring which is secured to the bracket which supports my K and N and inlet tube. The reason ? I'm fed up with losing caps after I've topped up the oil !

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Ive never had my cap blow off under any circumstances, but my hard hat did once. :o

But just to be sure my cap never does mines held with a Sport throttle return spring, one end attached to the cap edge and the other secured by one of the filler neck retaining screws,. thats how Hartwell did it on their race engines.
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Re: What did you do to your Imp today?

Post by mikeyhearne » Fri Aug 18, 2017 1:04 pm

The Nun wrote:
617sqn wrote:I've secured Stans oil filler cap using a short length of blue 17 amp cable looped through a small hole drilled in the left hand edge of the cap and crimped together. The other end has a crimped on ring which is secured to the bracket which supports my K and N and inlet tube. The reason ? I'm fed up with losing caps after I've topped up the oil !

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Ive never had my cap blow off under any circumstances, but my hard hat did once. :o

But just to be sure my cap never does mines held with a Sport throttle return spring, one end attached to the cap edge and the other secured by one of the filler neck retaining screws.
they don't blow off , he forgets to put them back on . :o
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Re: What did you do to your Imp today?

Post by mikeyhearne » Fri Aug 18, 2017 1:06 pm

today I arranged to take the Nymph for a trip to the body shop next week .
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Re: What did you do to your Imp today?

Post by The Nun » Fri Aug 18, 2017 1:25 pm

Its probably an age thing then :lol: but Ive just recently filled my engine up so I just nipped out to make sure Id put the cap on, none of us are getting any younger :wink:
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Re: What did you do to your Imp today?

Post by 617sqn » Fri Aug 18, 2017 5:53 pm

It's probably an age thing then
Coo. What a cheek :o

(he's probably right though). :|

I've been doing some more prep work on some Chamois trim, ready for veneering. Not my Imp, but Imp related :wink:

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Re: What did you do to your Imp today?

Post by ganderson888 » Fri Aug 18, 2017 5:59 pm

617sqn wrote:I've secured Stans oil filler cap using a short length of blue 17 amp cable looped through a small hole drilled in the left hand edge of the cap and crimped together. The other end has a crimped on ring which is secured to the bracket which supports my K and N and inlet tube. The reason ? I'm fed up with losing caps after I've topped up the oil !

Andy G
You need to have a big torch in there Andy so you don't misplace the cap... Oh hang on a minute haven't you already tried that? :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: What did you do to your Imp today?

Post by 617sqn » Fri Aug 18, 2017 6:18 pm

Oi ! Haha.... Yes we'll remembered. smart alec...... mutter mutter

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Post by ganderson888 » Fri Aug 18, 2017 10:03 pm

617sqn wrote:Oi ! Haha.... Yes we'll remembered. smart alec...... mutter mutter

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Post by 617sqn » Fri Aug 18, 2017 10:10 pm

We were reminiscing about that just the other day :lol: your timing was spot on. We nearly got away with it. What about the award you received for being a sport and taking our wind ups in good humour ? We almost had you with the threat of fire :D

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Re: What did you do to your Imp today?

Post by ganderson888 » Sat Aug 19, 2017 4:57 am

617sqn wrote:We were reminiscing about that just the other day :lol: your timing was spot on. We nearly got away with it. What about the award you received for being a sport and taking our wind ups in good humour ? We almost had you with the threat of fire :D

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:lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: What did you do to your Imp today?

Post by bazzateer » Sat Aug 19, 2017 6:43 pm

Dragged LNK back into the garage ready for hopefully trailering him up to Scotland next weekend.
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Post by briang » Mon Aug 21, 2017 10:33 am

Spent yesterday at a classic car meet at Worthing Rugby Club run by Sussex Car Club, very good show, mine was the only IMP among about 300 mixed classics from 20 s through to modern, spoke to another club member, didn`t recognise him immediately, apparently left his IMP at home. :o
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Re: What did you do to your Imp today?

Post by chris d » Mon Aug 21, 2017 2:26 pm

spoke to the painter and he going to start next week
recon about 4- 6 weeks and she should be done
will not be as long as stella that's for sure
different painter
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Re: What did you do to your Imp today?

Post by The Nun » Mon Aug 21, 2017 5:46 pm

chris d wrote:spoke to the painter and he going to start next week
recon about 4- 6 weeks and she should be done
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Mine was recon 14 days, (with a month in between each day), make sure you know what they mean or it could be longer than you thought,
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Re: What did you do to your Imp today?

Post by chris d » Mon Aug 21, 2017 7:09 pm

yes peter
stella the stiletto was 2 months approx. by a different painter
turned out to be nearly 20 months
only got it back by threatening the bloke with the wife
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Re: What did you do to your Imp today?

Post by Dogsbody » Wed Aug 23, 2017 5:58 am

Replaced the temporary fuse the RAC fitted for my cooling fan, water and petrol pump with a better rated one.
Improved the seal on my partition / firewall.
Offered up my Bib spoiler to see how its fitted. Filler required I think ;)
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Re: What did you do to your Imp today?

Post by bazzateer » Thu Aug 24, 2017 6:17 pm

Popped LNK on a trailer then dragged him up to Scotland today. Would be nice to have him ready for National 2018 but I won't be rushing it.
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Post by Dave ' Linwood ' Lane » Thu Aug 24, 2017 9:04 pm

put the Vusky back together
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Post by 617sqn » Fri Aug 25, 2017 12:10 pm

Hey Dave ! You're back 8)

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Re: What did you do to your Imp today?

Post by bazzateer » Fri Aug 25, 2017 5:47 pm

John Ross wrote:Took the old girl out for a run to dumfries and back after changing out the plugs, cap and flushing the oil, she hooked up with another imp, cannot take here anywhere :-D

Was nice to meet you baz, good luck with the rebuild of LNK

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Re: What did you do to your Imp today?

Post by bazzateer » Sat Aug 26, 2017 4:04 pm

Brought NPN the Chamois Sport home.
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Re: What did you do to your Imp today?

Post by mikeyhearne » Wed Aug 30, 2017 9:05 am

Drove the Nymph to work , 35ish miles up the backroads without getting wet and without breaking down :D
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Re: What did you do to your Imp today?

Post by bazzateer » Wed Aug 30, 2017 2:28 pm

mikeyhearne wrote:without breaking down
You or the Nymph?
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Re: What did you do to your Imp today?

Post by mikeyhearne » Thu Aug 31, 2017 6:04 am

bazzateer wrote:
mikeyhearne wrote:without breaking down
You or the Nymph?
Both :lol:
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Re: What did you do to your Imp today?

Post by Dion » Thu Aug 31, 2017 9:32 am

Replaced the LH rear indicator lamp. The one I took out was a Philips, Made In France.
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Post by Lotus-e-Clan » Thu Aug 31, 2017 9:40 am

^^^^ Beaut! 8)

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Re: What did you do to your Imp today?

Post by The Nun » Thu Aug 31, 2017 10:09 am

Dion wrote:Replaced the LH rear indicator lamp. The one I took out was a Philips, Made In France.
The bulb? Les Phillips, think theyre for the LHD version, they flash on when ours flash off ;-)
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