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Forum: General Build Chat 20th October 2020, 17:23
Replies: 16
Views: 472
Posted By cbjroms
Decided to whip the head off this afternoon....

Decided to whip the head off this afternoon. Gasket, head surface and block surface look absolutely fine. Put a bit of fuel in the cylinders and no sign of any leaking out. Did the same with the head...
Forum: General Build Chat 20th October 2020, 13:06
Replies: 16
Views: 472
Posted By cbjroms
Thanks again everyone, I intend to plumb the...

Thanks again everyone,

I intend to plumb the expansion tank into thermostat housing anyway, but suspect that the root cause of the problem to be the head gasket. I cant really see trapped air...
Forum: General Build Chat 19th October 2020, 12:28
Replies: 16
Views: 472
Posted By cbjroms
Thanks for the help guys, really appreciate it. ...

Thanks for the help guys, really appreciate it.

@Lucky@LeMans - running the engine (up to nomral on the temp gauge) with the radiator or expansin cap off, I do not get any bubbles which would be...
Forum: General Build Chat 18th October 2020, 21:23
Replies: 16
Views: 472
Posted By cbjroms
Yesterday I unbolted/lifted the radiator so that...

Yesterday I unbolted/lifted the radiator so that its filler was above the thermostat housing. I fllled the radiator until the water was level with its neck - thus I knew that the thermostat housing...
Forum: General Build Chat 17th October 2020, 18:42
Replies: 16
Views: 472
Posted By cbjroms
@Grey V8 Pete a belated thank you for the above...

@Grey V8 Pete a belated thank you for the above advice and guidance.

I have changed the system so that the 25mm spout on the bottom of the expansion bottle is now connected by rubber hose to a T...
Forum: General Build Chat 15th September 2020, 15:16
Replies: 16
Views: 472
Posted By cbjroms
Thanks Mister Towed, My description was...

Thanks Mister Towed,

My description was incorrect. The top radiator hose does go to the thermostat housing. Bottom radiator hose feeds from the water pump.

On Pistonheads the suggestion is that...
Forum: General Build Chat 14th September 2020, 19:49
Replies: 16
Views: 472
Posted By cbjroms
I have put some photos onto piston heads:...

I have put some photos onto piston heads: https://www.pistonheads.com/gassing/topic.asp?h=0&f=66&t=1890004
Forum: General Build Chat 13th September 2020, 20:05
Replies: 16
Views: 472
Posted By cbjroms
Cooling System Problem

So I am running a Herald 13/60 engine in my (Sammio) kit car. The top of the radiator sits lower than the thermostat housing due to the shape of the bonnet. So, in the hose which connects the bottom...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 13th September 2020, 19:50
Replies: 190
Views: 49,249
Posted By cbjroms
So here are some photos: ...

So here are some photos:

https://i.postimg.cc/j5Wmvy6m/IMG-2083.jpg

https://i.postimg.cc/yYwdTTm4/IMG-2076.jpg

https://i.postimg.cc/xTG7sfHf/IMG-2079.jpg
...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 4th September 2020, 17:41
Replies: 190
Views: 49,249
Posted By cbjroms
9 years after I started the build, UAX 31G passed...

9 years after I started the build, UAX 31G passed its MOT this morning and is now on the road.

I decided to leave-off the rear deflectors to see if MOT required them. I put a couple of self...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 27th August 2020, 14:12
Replies: 11
Views: 581
Posted By cbjroms
MikeD - your painting looks great. My build...

MikeD - your painting looks great.

My build must have started around the same time. My Sammio is ready for MOT but I am going to run it unpainted for a few months before it gets painted. Will...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 17th August 2020, 21:03
Replies: 190
Views: 49,249
Posted By cbjroms
Well, still preparing for the MOT having noticed...

Well, still preparing for the MOT having noticed some 'loose ends'.

First thing was the effectiveness of the handbrake needed improving and second my thermostatic fan switch started playing-up.
...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 23rd June 2020, 21:26
Replies: 190
Views: 49,249
Posted By cbjroms
Thanks Mister Towed. Your posts have been a...

Thanks Mister Towed.

Your posts have been a massive help right from the start and I still look-up to see how you did Sammio things. Everytime I use bonding paste I think of one of your earliest...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 22nd June 2020, 20:17
Replies: 190
Views: 49,249
Posted By cbjroms
Lots of progress over the lock-down period....

Lots of progress over the lock-down period. Bodywork is generally of the right sort of shape now and I am starting to think of getting an MOT. Plan then is to drive it for a bit and see what needs...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 1st January 2020, 16:33
Replies: 190
Views: 49,249
Posted By cbjroms
Thanks everyone for your contributions. Back...

Thanks everyone for your contributions.

Back out on the car this afternoon - first chance since the Christmas break.

Conscious that my compression and misfire problems are unlikely to be...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 20th December 2019, 18:43
Replies: 190
Views: 49,249
Posted By cbjroms
Thanks deggsy, thing is that I am getting the 105...

Thanks deggsy, thing is that I am getting the 105 to 115 psi with a fully charged battery and all the plugs out. What I cant get my head around is that all four cylinders are down - wouldnt...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 20th December 2019, 14:48
Replies: 190
Views: 49,249
Posted By cbjroms
My 13/60 engine seems to have developed a bit of...

My 13/60 engine seems to have developed a bit of a misfire. It only occurs when the engine is warm/hot and I rev the engine. My first thought was an electronic ignition problem but I have replaced...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 7th November 2019, 15:19
Replies: 190
Views: 49,249
Posted By cbjroms
I have now reached the stage where it is all...

I have now reached the stage where it is all together and working.

https://i.postimg.cc/8csyqDNy/IMG-1424.jpg

https://i.postimg.cc/gkn57y0Y/IMG-1425.jpg
...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 8th September 2019, 18:23
Replies: 190
Views: 49,249
Posted By cbjroms
Lots of progress over the past few months. ...

Lots of progress over the past few months.

Wiring is just about complete and ready for final testing. I have used Superseal connectors for the front and rear lights with a fuse/relay panel under...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 5th August 2019, 20:13
Replies: 190
Views: 49,249
Posted By cbjroms
Well, solved that problem by cutting another hole...

Well, solved that problem by cutting another hole in the back of the filter plate so the whole unit sits (off centre) 25mm lower.

Another question, I need something to switch my colling fan on/off...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 15th May 2019, 17:17
Replies: 190
Views: 49,249
Posted By cbjroms
Thanks for the replies. I have (only) just...

Thanks for the replies.

I have (only) just realised that the bonnet is sitting on the air filetr!

https://i.postimg.cc/3JdWcCj4/file-9.jpg

The current filter assembly is 150mm and I need to...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 8th May 2019, 20:51
Replies: 190
Views: 49,249
Posted By cbjroms
Still pressing-on. ...

Still pressing-on.

https://i.postimg.cc/0y6q15tn/file-8.jpg

https://i.postimg.cc/T3Zvd8F6/file1-4-1.jpg

https://i.postimg.cc/7YZkXn0p/file2-4-1.jpg

The shape is there but still working at...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 17th March 2019, 14:16
Replies: 190
Views: 49,249
Posted By cbjroms
So, at last I am getting a shape that I am happy...

So, at last I am getting a shape that I am happy with.

https://i.postimg.cc/SRNwP9Xm/file-2.jpg
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 19th February 2019, 19:12
Replies: 190
Views: 49,249
Posted By cbjroms
Thought about the 5kg bags of chopped strands...

Thought about the 5kg bags of chopped strands overnight and realised that 5kg of chopped strand mat costs less than 5!

Anyway, out with the angle grinder this afternoon and removed the 5kg of...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 18th February 2019, 20:19
Replies: 190
Views: 49,249
Posted By cbjroms
Paul Just noticed that CFS sell bags of...

Paul

Just noticed that CFS sell bags of schopped strands. 24.14 for 5kg bag.

Looks like another of your techniques that I will be copying. Just got to cut away the filler that I have wasted...
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