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Doms 2nd resto BMW K1000 Dyno run.

Post by Dom » Tue Jun 06, 2017 10:21 pm

Hello all. Don't come on here very often as I spend most of my time on the imp face book page (non official) so I thought I would share with you all what I've been up too. Only a few photos
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Post by bks974c » Wed Jun 07, 2017 6:32 am

Looks Ace, well done

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Post by colimp66 » Wed Jun 07, 2017 8:10 am

Cracking job Dom, well done indeed.
Be good to hear more about it.

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Post by Lars Hagermark » Wed Jun 07, 2017 11:56 am

Looking good. Commitment and experience clearly shows in your 2nd resto. Keep up the good work and keep the pictures coming. :)
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Post by bazzateer » Wed Jun 07, 2017 12:13 pm

Looking good Dom. 8)
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Post by Dom » Wed Jun 07, 2017 7:50 pm

Can't promise there will be to many more photos on here. Maybe some when it's finished :)
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Post by ImpManiac » Thu Jun 08, 2017 10:34 pm

Lovely work, Dom! 8)

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Post by rhydian_mason » Sat Jun 10, 2017 6:04 pm

You never cease to amaze us Dom. Great work.
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Post by Dom » Mon Jul 03, 2017 12:49 am

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Few more. 2 days till the MOT
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Post by Lars Hagermark » Mon Jul 03, 2017 8:18 am

Looks like a happy ending resto.
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Post by impmann » Mon Jul 03, 2017 9:00 am

Good work, fella! 8)
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Post by colimp66 » Mon Jul 03, 2017 9:41 am

Very tidy, looks really good Dom.
Well done.

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Post by Dom » Mon Jul 03, 2017 11:11 pm

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Post by ImpManiac » Fri Jul 07, 2017 1:12 pm

It's coming together nicely, Dom! 8) All the signs are that it will be a worthy successor to your original Imp.

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Post by bks974c » Fri Jul 07, 2017 7:08 pm

Looking good Dom, well done.

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Post by MattorMatty » Sun Jul 09, 2017 7:14 pm

Nice work Dom, really liking the custom woodwork!

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Post by Dom » Tue Jan 30, 2018 10:18 pm

Here are a few from over the summer
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Post by colimp66 » Tue Jan 30, 2018 10:35 pm

Looking nice an low Dom 8) .

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Re: Doms 2nd resto BMW K1000 Dyno run.

Post by Dom » Tue Jan 30, 2018 11:09 pm



YouTube link here to the recent dyno run at my work.
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Post by ImpManiac » Wed Jan 31, 2018 11:32 am

Your Imp looks great, Dom. It sounds awesome on the dyno too! :mrgreen:

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Post by Dom » Wed Jan 31, 2018 11:31 pm

ImpManiac wrote:Your Imp looks great, Dom. It sounds awesome on the dyno too! :mrgreen:

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Post by MattorMatty » Sat Feb 10, 2018 7:20 pm

Very nice Dom!
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MattorMatty wrote:Very nice Dom!
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I believe so!
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Post by Dom » Sun Feb 11, 2018 6:33 pm

Wish bone notch done on Saturday morning
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Post by Dom » Sun Feb 11, 2018 7:20 pm

I understand the risks, dangers, and the MOT standards.
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Post by philgsmith » Sun Feb 11, 2018 8:06 pm

Why the threaded bar? What's that for?
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Post by philgsmith » Sun Feb 11, 2018 9:13 pm

I see now.. thanks..
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Post by skamanfrank » Mon Feb 12, 2018 10:37 am

John Ross wrote: Its actually something you could only say works if tested to destruction but lets hope it never comes to that !
That's not really true, it can be reviewed with hand calcs to assess the stiffness and strength (primarily in bending), or alternatively with anyone of the vast array of CAE/FEA tools.
A simple, basic check with hand calcs would be to calculate the Second Moment of Area of both the original and the modified cross sections at that poin, and you would hope that the latter is roughly the same as, or greater than the former.
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Post by bazzateer » Mon Feb 12, 2018 1:41 pm

I was going to say the same Frank..........really I was! :? :wink: :D
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Post by skamanfrank » Wed Feb 14, 2018 9:53 am

Agree to disagree. Good job I don't do anything like that for a living hey, oh... wait...!
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Post by Lebowski snr » Wed Feb 14, 2018 1:20 pm

skamanfrank wrote:Agree to disagree. Good job I don't do anything like that for a living hey, oh... wait...!
Never mind Frank, what do engineers who've trained in these sort of things know. :( :(
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Post by bazzateer » Wed Feb 14, 2018 10:37 pm

Pessimist:: glass half empty
Optimist:: glass half full
Engineer: glass 100% too big.

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Post by Keith 'Supaimpy' Laming » Wed Feb 14, 2018 11:04 pm

Colin Chapman would never agree Baz , just two of his pearls

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Post by Dom » Wed Feb 14, 2018 11:19 pm

Keith 'Supaimpy' Laming wrote:Colin Chapman would never agree Baz , just two of his pearls

'any car that holds together for the whole race is too heavy ' or 'simplify then add lightness'

I like that quote. I'm gonna use that
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