Dressing up the Imp - inside and out.
Hillman Imp and Singer Chamois models. Deeply dished 15 inch wheel gives maximum comfort behind the wheel and much improved vision. The wheel is lighter than the standard fitting.
Avanti wheels are manufactured from deeply polished high tensile aluminium alloy to aircraft standards. A beautiful natural mahogany rim is bonded and rivetted to the aluminium frame for maximum comfort and appearance.
1st Sep. 1965
All our wheels can be fitted in minutes and accept the standard manufacturers fitments.
Sidewinders by Frederick Butler, 29s. 6d. per pair
Cosmic deep dish steering wheel - £6 19s. 6d.
Cosmic Car Accessories list a range of accessories for the Imp less concerned with performance, but very handy to have nevertheless.
The range includes:
office address: Bridgeman Street, Walsali, Staffs. Most speed and accessory shops stock their equipment.
Mada Accessories made an Imp dash panel, advertised October 1973.
Motor Books and Accessories supply a range of special equipment for the Imp, including their own MamBa exhaust manifold and silencer, a range of American Iskenderina camshafts, Appropriate Formula steering wheels and their new MamBa car seat.
Address: 33 St. Martins Court, St. Martins Lane, London, London W.C.2.
Motortune (of Kensington) could supply a special Imp steering wheel with a woodrim.
J.A. Pearce Engineering Limited (March 1967) sold Magna wheels for the Imp 5½ x 12in., complete with chrome nuts and caps; no spacers required. Leather steeing wheels. And Glass fibre panels: Imp bonnet lid £6; Imp boot lid £5.
10 Western Road, Southall, Middlesex
Ross Racing made a rally seat-cover, which covers the Imp as well as other makes.
Address: 264 Belsize Road, Kilburn High Road, N.W.6.
An electric washer conversion with new jets fitted much farther forward.
Imp Improvements. - Cars & Car Conversions 1966, September
Make the most of your Imp / Brian Smith. - Popular Motoring 1973, October. - p.44-45
vinyl roof; striping; extra lights; wing mirrors; grille; camber conversion; lowering; wider wheels; bucket seats; smaller steering wheel; auxiliary instrument panel; rear window heater; reversing lights'bigger carb + manifold; oil cooler; removing engine lid handles; felt underneath mats; washers; door trim; felt in engine compartment; pedal position; choke
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