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Discussion in 'New to the website!' started by Bazzateer, Jan 1, 2020.

  1. Bazzateer

    Z Club Member

    Hi everyone, Baz here.
    Joined the forum a week or two ago and have just paid to join the club proper.
    Thinking about getting a Z, probably a 260. Unfortunately I need to make some space before I start looking for something. I currently run a 1968 Singer Chamois Sport (posh sporty Hillman Imp) and a 1969 Singer Vogue (posh Hillman Hunter). I also have two projects, a 1972 Sunbeam Imp Sport (sporty Imp) and a 1967 Singer Vogue. As you can see I'm a Rootes fan but have recently had an itch to get something different. So I plan to sell the two Vogues to free up garage space and use the funds plus some savings to get the Imp Sport restored and buy a Z.
    Had a look at some of the cars you had on show at the Silverstone Classic last year. Very, very nice!

    Hopefully I'll have a Z in the next couple of months.
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  2. Mr Tenno

    Mr Tenno
    ZClub Administrator
    Staff Member Moderator

    Welcome Baz - there's lots of great threads on here about how to find a good car - take your time and read up!
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  3. Rob Gaskin

    Rob Gaskin Treasurer Staff Member Moderator

    Hello Baz, welcome and good to hear from another Rootes fan.

    I have owned two Imps. I owned an Imp when I was 18 and rallied it. I also did the Plains rally as a navigator in a 998 Imp. I then bought a Stiletto, followed by two Avenger GTs a 4 door 1500 and a 2 door 1600. I also rallied in a Tiger spec GT.

    When I had my Z engine rebuilt a lot of the work was done by Imp expert Andy Chesman.

    Also a hero of mine Andy Dawson rallied Imps before Datsuns!

    See I am a Rootes fan.

    I'd like to know more about your cars so perhaps 'Start a Conversation'.
  4. Bazzateer

    Z Club Member

    Thanks for the welcomes guys.
    Rob, I'll pm you shortly.
  5. hedgehogdodger

    hedgehogdodger Well-Known Forum User

    Hi Baz how are you enjoying your 2+2 from a 2/2 jdm owner.
  6. Bazzateer

    Z Club Member

    Only picked it up yesterday. Busy helping friends move home so not had gome to do anything but dry it off and park it in the garage.
    Can't wait for the weather to improve.

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  7. hedgehogdodger

    hedgehogdodger Well-Known Forum User

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  8. Bazzateer

    Z Club Member

    Privately from the owner.
  9. bigh

    Z Club Member

    That look a lovely looking car, congrats!
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  10. ZedzDead

    Z Club Member

    Hi Baz great looking car
  11. Bazzateer

    Z Club Member

    Cheers guys. Very happy with it. Lots of little detail jobs to do but nothing that will detract from enjoying it.
  12. Drakey31

    Drakey31 Forum User

    That sounds a fun project! Enjoy
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