Restoring, Reviving and Rediscovering – 1935 Riley Imp, part 8 (Gearbox)

The vast majority of Riley Imps were fitted with the tried and tested ‘Wilson’ Pre-selector gearbox. With cockpit space at a real premium, the pre-selector choice was a sensible one. These offered a ‘seamless’ gear change and simplicity of use, albeit with a significant weight penalty. The first batches of gearboxes were made by ENV, with later Rileys using the …

2016 Scottish Riley Enthusiasts National Rally

The 2016 SRE National Rally was to be held in Kinguissie, Nr Aviemore. This was a part of the country that Gordon Mac and I were very familiar with as we had briefly passed very close by on our Monte jaunt earlier in the year! The logistics involved taking a customers Imp, our own WD, and a supporting van. So …