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Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 24th November 2020, 19:16
Replies: 15
Views: 843
Posted By MikeD
MOT booked for 4th December, took it up the road...

MOT booked for 4th December, took it up the road today to test brakes... they lock the wheels when you really push hard so OK with that. It will be almost 9 years to the day since I started.
Had...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 31st October 2020, 10:56
Replies: 15
Views: 843
Posted By MikeD
Paul, thanks I really tried to make the interior...

Paul, thanks I really tried to make the interior not look too home made. I think too many cars are let down by the interiors, I blended a midget dashboard in after an unsuccessful attempt at using...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 15th October 2020, 23:06
Replies: 222
Views: 54,384
Posted By MikeD
Yes for me it is MOT every time, I have 3 cars...

Yes for me it is MOT every time, I have 3 cars that are now exempt but another pair of eyes over everything I consider very necessary. I don't have a ramp so cannot really check everything properly...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 14th October 2020, 21:01
Replies: 222
Views: 54,384
Posted By MikeD
I am with Footman James, just renewed the policy...

I am with Footman James, just renewed the policy 130 fully comp etc. Have been with them a while now with the Spyder and our Stag
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 20th September 2020, 23:44
Replies: 15
Views: 843
Posted By MikeD
Another picture

Sorry about the orientation of some os the pictures... Here's one of the proud owner
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 20th September 2020, 23:40
Replies: 15
Views: 843
Posted By MikeD
More pics...

Some interior pictures, the dashboard is an early MG Midget which I think works quite well, much better than my attempt at a fibreglass one. The seats are from a Jaguar XK, the rest is home made.
...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 18th September 2020, 19:37
Replies: 15
Views: 843
Posted By MikeD
Interior pretty much complete now, all dash...

Interior pretty much complete now, all dash wiring working at last . Guess next on the agenda is start up, it's been a while since I had her running, but I hope fuel and maybe clean points and plugs...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 27th August 2020, 14:24
Replies: 15
Views: 843
Posted By MikeD
Thanks for all the kind comments......Yes I am...

Thanks for all the kind comments......Yes I am pleased with the paint. Not professional standard but cellulose sprayed outdoors then polished... I think it's acceptable. My aim is always " How does...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 25th August 2020, 12:04
Replies: 15
Views: 843
Posted By MikeD
Mike's Build...Year 9... Nearly there

It has been a long road since winter 2011 when I collected my Sammio from Gary at Poole.

The simple 1 year project which has always had to take a back seat is now nearing completion. Having been...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 23rd August 2020, 17:54
Replies: 344
Views: 89,234
Posted By MikeD
Stewart, understand the problems of being in...

Stewart, understand the problems of being in France 2 years ago I had to sell my late Brothers "Edge Devil" unfinished project form mid France, but amazingly a guy he had met at Exeter kit car show...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 23rd August 2020, 14:32
Replies: 344
Views: 89,234
Posted By MikeD
Congrats..

Just watched the sale, well done Mike
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 24th June 2019, 20:59
Replies: 4
Views: 1,940
Posted By MikeD
Sammio colours

Paul sorry for the lack of pictures but here goes....

this is my colour choice being tested... the red on the right is FIAT Tiziano red, the closest I can see to what I am after. I had better like...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 25th April 2019, 18:48
Replies: 4
Views: 1,940
Posted By MikeD
Sammio Spyder Colours

It's been a while but I am getting ready for paint at last!!
It may be on the forum somewhere but..... does anyone know what colour the Lancia D54 was back in 1954. Rosso Corsa comes up here and...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 5th July 2018, 21:29
Replies: 8
Views: 1,649
Posted By MikeD
Mike's Sammio Spyder - Year 8

Yes year 8 - seems impossible that I have had the car 8 years since Gary removed my yellow Herald body and bonded on the Sammio, anyway My Dear Wife's Stag is now finished - it had to take 1st...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 23rd September 2017, 12:27
Replies: 104
Views: 18,201
Posted By MikeD
Black and white number plates.

Isn't there a rolling date for these number plates now? sure I read about it somewhere. I have a 1973 Stag ( as well as the Sammio) and was considering changing from yellow.
Also I read a rolling...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 18th May 2017, 08:18
Replies: 118
Views: 29,082
Posted By MikeD
Yes, I'm in year 6 too, fun isn't it? Good luck...

Yes, I'm in year 6 too, fun isn't it? Good luck with Stage 2
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 3rd February 2017, 08:37
Replies: 261
Views: 74,784
Posted By MikeD
Towed, thank you for brightening my morning,...

Towed, thank you for brightening my morning, perhaps I should consider rear facing flame throwers on my build?
ps Gary did my paperwork - no problems
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 3rd February 2017, 08:25
Replies: 3,355
Views: 606,672
Posted By MikeD
Paul loved the film, it is an inspiration when...

Paul loved the film, it is an inspiration when its hard to get much done on these grey days...hope to be out in mine this summer
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 8th November 2016, 08:28
Replies: 3,355
Views: 606,672
Posted By MikeD
Paul, it may be worth checking the sender / gauge...

Paul, it may be worth checking the sender / gauge with the sender in a bowl with a thermometer and adding hot water until you get to the required temperature, then see what the gauge reads vs the...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 4th October 2016, 09:47
Replies: 58
Views: 18,638
Posted By MikeD
Paul, that 1929 Ford roadster from a Lotus 7...

Paul, that 1929 Ford roadster from a Lotus 7 type?? wonderful is it a kit? do you have any info. on it? cheers Mike
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 29th September 2016, 08:57
Replies: 12
Views: 5,322
Posted By MikeD
Hi Psycho yes I did with a pair of Woodheads from...

Hi Psycho yes I did with a pair of Woodheads from the Spitfire Graveyard, don't know what springs are on them but there are more coils than the originals and the car now sits with 5" front chassis...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 29th September 2016, 08:35
Replies: 42
Views: 10,706
Posted By MikeD
I do like GJ Originals................... might...

I do like GJ Originals................... might get a badge for mine
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 28th September 2016, 17:16
Replies: 42
Views: 10,706
Posted By MikeD
Can I just say that I have a SAMMIO SPYDER, there...

Can I just say that I have a SAMMIO SPYDER, there said it out loud.... it says so on the V5 ( paperwork completed by Gary) so it must be true. I love this car, I am still building "slowly" and...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 28th August 2016, 06:50
Replies: 3,355
Views: 606,672
Posted By MikeD
Paul great news really well done. Surely...

Paul great news really well done. Surely emmisions are just visual? I fear the end of my daily read is fast approaching, what will I do for inspiration when you finish??? I look forward to that 1st...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 26th May 2016, 15:14
Replies: 12
Views: 5,322
Posted By MikeD
Mike's Sammio Spyder

Back in 2011 I spotted a Spyder advert, went to see Gary, bought a Herald 13/60 ( legal ) drove it from Essex to Surrey then on a trailer to Gary's place where he and Mike turned it into a...
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