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Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 21st July 2014, 09:59
Replies: 11
Views: 3,510
Posted By AndyP57
With the major change in direction, AndyP85 has...

With the major change in direction, AndyP85 has started with plans of his own and hopes to make his way into catering. He'll still be around here and help me with any new project I have on the go.
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 21st July 2014, 09:05
Replies: 11
Views: 3,510
Posted By AndyP57
Some Bad News, Some Good News and the way ahead

Gents,

It's about time I raised my head above the parapet and put some rumours to bed and explained what's going on.

Most of you will have noticed my absence from the forum for a month or so...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 9th July 2014, 09:11
Replies: 922
Views: 166,732
Posted By AndyP57
Not in the office/workshop right now (More on...

Not in the office/workshop right now (More on that later) but although the lack of symmetry has never been in doubt, I'm not so sure as to what is causing the wheels to be outside the bounds of the...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 5th June 2014, 13:34
Replies: 4
Views: 1,793
Posted By AndyP57
It's worthwhile reading this seller's other ads...

It's worthwhile reading this seller's other ads too! Where did that dinner break go?
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 23rd May 2014, 08:14
Replies: 342
Views: 79,445
Posted By AndyP57
Hi all. sorry if I've been out of touch recently...

Hi all. sorry if I've been out of touch recently but I was hit by a bug that put me in bed for a while. just about up and 'at it' now so will be in the workshop again after the weekend and I hope all...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 9th May 2014, 21:38
Replies: 342
Views: 79,445
Posted By AndyP57
Good to hear it got there safely Rene. After the...

Good to hear it got there safely Rene. After the experience with the Transport guy we were worried. Hope he hasn't done any damage on the way. Keep us informed as to the work needed to get German...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 8th May 2014, 10:15
Replies: 682
Views: 137,380
Posted By AndyP57
http://i1237.photobucket.com/albums/ff477/Andyp57/...

http://i1237.photobucket.com/albums/ff477/Andyp57/IGOR/Mr_Angry_zps1b147aa2.jpg

:biggrin: Good luck. I'm sure you'll get it open 'somehow'
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 7th May 2014, 07:25
Replies: 15
Views: 4,541
Posted By AndyP57
He will do. It's just that he was out of country...

He will do. It's just that he was out of country when we ordered them and we wouldn't want to get the size wrong
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 1st May 2014, 08:27
Replies: 14
Views: 3,599
Posted By AndyP57
A Brolly! Standard kit for us up t'North is Welly...

A Brolly! Standard kit for us up t'North is Welly boots, Anorak and flat cap. Anything less than a downpour is seen as Tropical :biggrin:
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 28th April 2014, 14:03
Replies: 14
Views: 3,599
Posted By AndyP57
Gents, As we mentioned earlier, we won't be...

Gents, As we mentioned earlier, we won't be putting up a stand at Stoneleigh but we will be very much in attendance and eager to chat to anyone interested in the range. As we've already got a few...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 24th April 2014, 14:58
Replies: 209
Views: 52,910
Posted By AndyP57
Many, many thanks. THat site has all the stuff...

Many, many thanks. THat site has all the stuff I've been looking for :biggrin:
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 24th April 2014, 11:47
Replies: 209
Views: 52,910
Posted By AndyP57
Those fasteners look ideal! Could you post a link...

Those fasteners look ideal! Could you post a link to the suppliers please?
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 23rd April 2014, 15:11
Replies: 13
Views: 3,410
Posted By AndyP57
Hi. None of the ringed areas are needed for the...

Hi. None of the ringed areas are needed for the Navigator bonnet hinge. We usually weld a small bracket just inboard of the outer longitudinal member and marry it with a bonded bracket on the bonnet....
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 23rd April 2014, 14:30
Replies: 13
Views: 3,410
Posted By AndyP57
Here's something to ponder. All Three photos...

Here's something to ponder. All Three photos below are of unmodified Spitfire chassis (Or at least they are as they were when the donor was stripped). Who in DVLA would know which mark Spitfire they...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 17th April 2014, 09:41
Replies: 342
Views: 79,445
Posted By AndyP57
This is the one: http://r.ebay.com/qGVfnb ...

This is the one: http://r.ebay.com/qGVfnb

though I do like the one you found (It's a 5" though as opposed to the 5.5" Australian one)
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 17th April 2014, 08:03
Replies: 3,360
Views: 599,424
Posted By AndyP57
Hi Paul, Keep at it. You're doing exactly the...

Hi Paul,
Keep at it. You're doing exactly the right thing in thinking a stage or three ahead of the part you are actually working on. That way, by the time you get to it, the 'Blue Sky' unfeasible...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 16th April 2014, 09:05
Replies: 342
Views: 79,445
Posted By AndyP57
Filler cap spotted! We wanted one which was an...

Filler cap spotted! We wanted one which was an alternative to the usual flip cap and to better blend in to the shape of the body and these fit a treat
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 16th April 2014, 08:28
Replies: 342
Views: 79,445
Posted By AndyP57
Thanks for the compliments guys. The dash was a...

Thanks for the compliments guys. The dash was a task to get right and we had to source that 5.5" tacho from Australia! It's also got an 80mm Smiths classic speedo with a custom cable (Made by Speedy...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 11th April 2014, 09:15
Replies: 57
Views: 17,208
Posted By AndyP57
Hi All, I'm afraid we're as much in the dark...

Hi All,

I'm afraid we're as much in the dark as you are at present as all our current turnkeys are bound for France, Germany and Greece who all require export to be made with the original donor V5...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 9th April 2014, 07:23
Replies: 18
Views: 7,149
Posted By AndyP57
Hi Towed. According to the MoT manual, cars used...

Hi Towed. According to the MoT manual, cars used before 1st August 1978 must have 'at least One mirror/device in any of the acceptable positions:
a. an exterior mirror or device that provides a view...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 7th April 2014, 13:02
Replies: 17
Views: 3,400
Posted By AndyP57
On this car we mounted a renault Clio header and...

On this car we mounted a renault Clio header and are currently looking for a good alternative. If we get enough demand we may be able to commission a small tank with correct connections for the...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 7th April 2014, 11:12
Replies: 17
Views: 3,400
Posted By AndyP57
Hi Dave, A couple of early photos of 274...

Hi Dave,

A couple of early photos of 274 radiator fit.

http://i1237.photobucket.com/albums/ff477/Andyp57/IGOR/1%20-%20PROJECTS/PILOT001/P1010213_zps4055c8f3.jpg
...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 7th April 2014, 09:15
Replies: 17
Views: 3,400
Posted By AndyP57
Hi Dave, In practice, we've always had to lower...

Hi Dave,
In practice, we've always had to lower the radiator, even when using the Navigator bonnet. On our latest car we made a simple steel bracket to hold it in place bolting into existing holes...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 6th April 2014, 10:23
Replies: 829
Views: 206,595
Posted By AndyP57
Welcome top the fold Swifty. You've started your...

Welcome top the fold Swifty. You've started your project in the right place, getting the Engine (Heart) of the car sorted. I hope the chassis is in as good condition when you're done. Ring or pop in...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 4th April 2014, 09:48
Replies: 342
Views: 79,445
Posted By AndyP57
Many thanks EP. I'll have a google and get back...

Many thanks EP. I'll have a google and get back to you once I've seen the shapes. Sounds like a good deal and thanks again for the help :biggrin:
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