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  • V8 Conversion for Hillman Imp courtesy of Rob Machin

    Well if you are going to mod an imp may as well do it impman65 style like Rob. He has kindly let me post a few pics of his Hillman imp conversion to a V8.

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    Some serious work involved here and we can keep a sneak preview


    This is what is going in, a Rover V8 and I guess matching gearbox. back end Rob mentioned to day is a Sierra one and needs very llittle mods.

    Some serious box section fabrication to be done


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    Front and tail ends now sourced

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    Not including all the rip out that needs to be done !

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    You can follow Robs progress on Facebook if you use it othwerwise i will post a few updates now and again here.

    Good luck Rob !






    / John

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    Rob Machins chassis on the V8 Imp, progress !!!
    / John

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      / John

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      • #4
        Simply brilliant. ​​​​​​
        Keep us all posted
        Cheers
        Col

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          Robs latest images impman65


          Nice work Rob
          / John

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            / John

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            • #7
              Big progress now

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              / John

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              • #8
                Originally posted by John A. Ross View Post
                Big progress now

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                Holy smoke, that looks frightening, and im building it :)

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                • #9
                  haha Rob, its an amazing build, even bigger than a restoration itself as its all custom. hat is of to you great progress.

                  I did not post all the images just the key ones it gets a huge a mount of hits page impression wise so plenty interest.

                  No haters able to post either !
                  / John

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                  • #10
                    Time did not stand still on Robs V8 lots of progress

                    Coming along nicely

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                    / John

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