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Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 13th May 2020, 19:02
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Posted By slartibartfast
Thanks guys. Most helpful. I hope to get some...

Thanks guys. Most helpful. I hope to get some photos uploaded soon. An engineering guy is making up some bits for me to stabilise the steering column and mount the seat belts. More soon
Slarti
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 13th May 2020, 12:13
Replies: 161
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Posted By slartibartfast
Lockdown has worked quite well for me. Wife...

Lockdown has worked quite well for me. Wife hasn't forced me to go to a garden centre or shopping in Chichester so I've had a lot of time on the Sammio. Got all the lights and indicators working; now...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 18th September 2019, 08:49
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Posted By slartibartfast
FANTASTIC week-end at Goodwood Revival; weather...

FANTASTIC week-end at Goodwood Revival; weather held out well. Sad thing, as I was acting/working all the time I didn't get much time to see any racing. However, as part of staff I do get access all...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 5th September 2019, 18:56
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Posted By slartibartfast
Anyone going to Goodwood next week-end? Again,...

Anyone going to Goodwood next week-end?
Again, I shall be in an acting role at Gate 2 …..
But..... I've been chipping away at the Sammio and would like some advice on seat harness: There is just 1...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 10th March 2019, 11:48
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Posted By slartibartfast
Thanks Andrew, thanks Mr T, thanks Paul. I think...

Thanks Andrew, thanks Mr T, thanks Paul. I think I'll go down the Freelander route & report back.
Paul: with regards to getting together to go to Goodwood,....yep. I live in the GU27 area; about 20...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 9th March 2019, 08:56
Replies: 161
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Posted By slartibartfast
I'm back ! I have been chipping away fiddling...

I'm back ! I have been chipping away fiddling around fitting and adjusting a stainless exhaust system. But it does seem to be one step forward and two steps back. Perhaps someone can help/advise me...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 24th October 2017, 17:20
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Posted By slartibartfast
Oh! by the way....THANKS Mick...all seems to be...

Oh! by the way....THANKS Mick...all seems to be sorted. http://www.madabout-kitcars.com/forum/images/smilies/thumb.gif
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 24th October 2017, 17:15
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Posted By slartibartfast
whilst I'm sitting at my computer thought I would...

whilst I'm sitting at my computer thought I would have another go. Here at last I have a working handbrake.
More to follow when stud converters are ...erm ...converted!...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 24th October 2017, 16:53
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Posted By slartibartfast
https://flic.kr/p/Zmc1uQ Have I got it this...

https://flic.kr/p/Zmc1uQ

Have I got it this time?
If so, I will upload some more; if not I will sit in a darkened room and pull my hair out ...
Slarti
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 24th October 2017, 07:54
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Posted By slartibartfast
Ho hum .....Now that Photobucket is by...

Ho hum .....Now that Photobucket is by subscription have you any ideas of how to upload photos for free? I tried Photobox but as you see, no-one can access the links :( ...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 23rd October 2017, 18:29
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Posted By slartibartfast
https://www.photobox.co.uk/my/album?album_id=50695...

https://www.photobox.co.uk/my/album?album_id=5069548768
https://www.photobox.co.uk/my/photo?album_id=5069553137&photo_id=500212106926
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 23rd October 2017, 18:24
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Posted By slartibartfast
https://www.photobox.co.uk/my/album?album_id=50695...

https://www.photobox.co.uk/my/album?album_id=5069546554
https://www.photobox.co.uk/my/album?album_id=5069548768
https://www.photobox.co.uk/my/photo?album_id=5069553137&photo_id=500212106926
Hi...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 5th August 2017, 18:10
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Posted By slartibartfast
.........very funny Mr T.. next year's Revival is...

.........very funny Mr T.. next year's Revival is my aim.
See you there and get a few more tips.
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 4th August 2017, 17:55
Replies: 161
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Posted By slartibartfast
Stud converters not yet received ....so I've been...

Stud converters not yet received ....so I've been working on fitting electric fan to the rad: I purchased some dials from Europa and ordered some Saturn seats. Slowly , slowly but all good fun and...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 18th July 2017, 07:25
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Posted By slartibartfast
Thanks for that. It all makes sense and VERY...

Thanks for that. It all makes sense and VERY helpful. Awaiting stud converters at the moment before fitting the wheels. Pictures to follow .....thanks again for your help & advice
Slarti
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 17th July 2017, 10:32
Replies: 161
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Posted By slartibartfast
Gentlemen ! I'm now doing a bit of a trial fit...

Gentlemen !
I'm now doing a bit of a trial fit of the body shell before bonding it to frame. Am I right in thinking that nothing actually lines up perfectly? I'm trying to get a true center line to...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 9th July 2017, 16:50
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Posted By slartibartfast
I'm in the Drivers Club this year. They are...

I'm in the Drivers Club this year. They are setting up a Henley Regatta scene. I'll be playing a rowing coach of all things. Should be fun ..... looking forward to it. Hope to see you there.
Slarti
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 6th July 2017, 06:45
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Posted By slartibartfast
Certainly not Mr T ! See you at Revival? I'm on...

Certainly not Mr T ! See you at Revival? I'm on duty in the Drivers Club but should get time to meet up if you are going. If you would like b&b facilities at our house do get in touch. Only 30...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 5th July 2017, 15:54
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Posted By slartibartfast
I can't believe that my last post was back in...

I can't believe that my last post was back in September !!! Then I was saying that it was only a matter of weeks before I had the engine started! Well now I have finally retired and more time to get...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 25th September 2016, 16:13
Replies: 161
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Posted By slartibartfast
After fitting the coil and solenoid ....I have a...

After fitting the coil and solenoid ....I have a spark at the points....weak I'll admit ....but a spark none the less. A new condenser will be purchased and ...watch this space ..yet again. A couple...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 12th September 2016, 19:31
Replies: 161
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Posted By slartibartfast
Great week-end at Goodwood .....met up with Mr...

Great week-end at Goodwood .....met up with Mr Towed and shared some stories and more tips.
Purchased a new coil, solenoid and voltage controller. Hope to get the engine started in a couple of...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 7th September 2016, 21:32
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Posted By slartibartfast
It's been a long time .....too long. So many...

It's been a long time .....too long. So many other things that "her indoors" has wanted done. Anyhow....the rad is now installed & throttle cable connected. I've laid some of the wiring back in and...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 5th March 2015, 08:57
Replies: 161
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Posted By slartibartfast
Thanks Mr T. The old Herald rad is pretty damned...

Thanks Mr T. The old Herald rad is pretty damned good to be honest so I'll give it a try. No doubt more pictures will follow in due course.
ATB
Slarti
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 4th March 2015, 19:08
Replies: 161
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Posted By slartibartfast
As you say Paul, a trim back on the floorpans...

As you say Paul, a trim back on the floorpans should do the trick; and MrT ... looking to get a running "moon-rover" by end of spring. This summer is a bit optimistic to be on the road ....but...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 3rd March 2015, 21:30
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Posted By slartibartfast
Rebuild of the carbs completed. Fuel tank fully...

Rebuild of the carbs completed. Fuel tank fully bolted in and manifolds and carbs fitted. Hope to have a running engine by late spring.
Had a trial fit of body shell (at last).
Purchased a few...
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