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2013 IMP 50 ans

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2 MAI 1963 - 2 MAI 2013

50 ANS HILLMAN IMP
LINWOOD SCOTLAND

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They're really great, Dan! 8) 8)

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^^^ :D :D :D
The same to you!
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Come on Lars, in your native language please - who says the forum can't be educational....
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SimonBenoy wrote:Come on Lars, in your native language please - who says the forum can't be educational....
OK :)
My previous post - in Swedish: Det samma till dig.
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I love the diorama, Dan! 8) Best wishes to all that read this for a happy, healthy and Imp-filled 2014! :mrgreen:

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did you see the IMP models code 3 on sale on ebay lately?

3 interesting models in my eyes

Linwood team - imp stockcar -and IMP ice cream

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vanguards37 wrote:did you see the IMP models code 3 on sale on ebay lately?

3 interesting models in my eyes

Linwood team - imp stockcar -and IMP ice cream
You bought that ice cream van? mines a 99 flake :P
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There was a thread about the ice cream van, Dan, but I didn't notice the other Imp models on eBay. Mind you, I don't tend to notice the model Imps much; it's more the full-size ones that catch my eye. :wink: :D

And I'll have a 99 after Peter, please! 8) 8)

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The Nun wrote:
vanguards37 wrote:did you see the IMP models code 3 on sale on ebay lately?

3 interesting models in my eyes

Linwood team - imp stockcar -and IMP ice cream
You bought that ice cream van? mines a 99 flake :P

unfortunately not :(
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ImpManiac wrote:There was a thread about the ice cream van, Dan, but I didn't notice the other Imp models on eBay. Mind you, I don't tend to notice the model Imps much; it's more the full-size ones that catch my eye. :wink: :D

And I'll have a 99 after Peter, please! 8) 8)

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my last models IMP arrived in my collection

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vanguards37 wrote: Image
Did this exsist in real life :?:
I've never seen an Imp stockcar :o
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pubcrawler wrote:
vanguards37 wrote:
Did this exist in real life :?:
I've never seen an Imp stockcar :o
I doubt it, one knock up the rear and your engines supports gone?
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Your doubts are unfounded Mr Nun many a fast Imp has raced at Cowdenbeath Track I believe this model is based on one of them.
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Hmm Stockcar, I was thinking Destruction Derby, sorry :roll:
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there was an Imp stock car racing in the Sussex area .
it was a long wheelbase V8 coupe built and run by Andy Fraser , it still exists but is no longer raced .
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Some places banned imps as they were too fast round the track, so they claimed they were dangerous because of the rear engine. Several imps have been in banger races though.
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Imps ran in the Hot Rods class a non contact formula - they did not have the heavy ironwork of the stockcars Formula 2 cars etc - they were closer to "proper" race car.

Two Imps from 1979 at Cowdenbeath http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fWtWoy6MRw0

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The car no 140 was run very competitive by Graham Wait mid to late 70s at cowdenbeath moved to mrk 2 escort
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bks974c wrote:Imps ran in the Hot Rods class a non contact formula - they did not have the heavy ironwork of the stockcars Formula 2 cars etc - they were closer to "proper" race car.

Two Imps from 1979 at Cowdenbeath http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fWtWoy6MRw0

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Try this one from the 1976 Hot Rod World Championship with 140 Graham Wait at 1:45...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3HEgxRe4k2g
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Excellent! and a rear engined Renault too.
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Gifts Christmas 2014

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Oooh OK for 2015 IMP 52 ans.
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Bonne année, Monsieur Dan! :mrgreen:

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Oooh an IMP delivery, where are they on their way to?
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Bonne année, Monsieur Dan! :mrgreen:

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ImpManiac wrote:Bonne année, Monsieur Dan! :mrgreen:

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merci de bons voeux

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Cool! :D
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Me like :D
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I love it! :D Very imaginative!

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Thanks Imp001 Bazzateer Imp024 Lars Hagermark Van001 ImpManiac
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Hi Dan - that is terrific, well done.
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That looks great.
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Thanks SimonBenoy Imp022 & ImpJimbo Imp005
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