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Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 9th June 2012, 01:36
Replies: 1,530
Views: 344,518
Posted By Straight Sixer
See how useful this forum is. I thought IVA was...

See how useful this forum is. I thought IVA was about making babies. :bounce:
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 2nd June 2012, 16:09
Replies: 47
Views: 13,249
Posted By Straight Sixer
your own hard work and vision have produced a...

your own hard work and vision have produced a great product.

It takes a big man to admit to struggling and to ask for help.

This can only be a good step to take for all concerned.

Sincerely...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 1st June 2012, 07:02
Replies: 1,530
Views: 344,518
Posted By Straight Sixer
Are you going to tuck the label under the seat...

Are you going to tuck the label under the seat cushion so it doesn't show? :biggrin1: :biggrin1: :biggrin1:
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 31st May 2012, 20:16
Replies: 288
Views: 73,320
Posted By Straight Sixer
Been following your build and loving every bit of...

Been following your build and loving every bit of it. Fantastic result. Keep modifying it so we have more to read!!!

Shame (good thing!) it's "not a club" or you would be making arrangements to...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 28th May 2012, 00:12
Replies: 288
Views: 73,320
Posted By Straight Sixer
Spoke to a chap at concours with a Jaguar MK2...

Spoke to a chap at concours with a Jaguar MK2 last year who, with a rather unhappy look on his face said "i bet you have much more fun with your cars than I do, I never get to drive mine", which...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 27th May 2012, 18:58
Replies: 1,530
Views: 344,518
Posted By Straight Sixer
Don't think this will affect your plan MrT, but...

Don't think this will affect your plan MrT, but I've just mended a Polo handbrake that the owner had yanked up so hard, it tore the spot welds out of the floor. I've seen it done on a Mini 1000 too....
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 25th May 2012, 09:00
Replies: 1,530
Views: 344,518
Posted By Straight Sixer
Just read the link... blimey, those Club Triumph...

Just read the link... blimey, those Club Triumph boys know their stuff and wouldn't you just bet there could be a thousand bits to check!
If the diameter of the master cylinder were the same as the...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 24th May 2012, 20:00
Replies: 1,530
Views: 344,518
Posted By Straight Sixer
I have to say that I really enjoy reading the...

I have to say that I really enjoy reading the progress of the builds here, both those that are nearing completion and those starting out.

Your hydraulic clutch, by its nature should always bite in...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 24th May 2012, 00:32
Replies: 6
Views: 2,326
Posted By Straight Sixer
Southern Carburettors in Crawley, Sussex will...

Southern Carburettors in Crawley, Sussex will have bits for Strombergs. Not always the cheapest but they are a fountain of knowledge on all things carbs.

Len.
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 1st May 2012, 18:19
Replies: 292
Views: 63,850
Posted By Straight Sixer
You can't tow a travel lodge with a Herald.......

You can't tow a travel lodge with a Herald.... well maybe with a 4.11:1 ratio diff. :eyebrows:
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 29th April 2012, 11:10
Replies: 132
Views: 31,306
Posted By Straight Sixer
So, will that change to 78 next year? :biggrin:

So, will that change to 78 next year? :biggrin:
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 29th April 2012, 11:06
Replies: 922
Views: 166,230
Posted By Straight Sixer
Yes yes yes, bring us more ideas to steal! :happy:

Yes yes yes, bring us more ideas to steal! :happy:
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 29th April 2012, 10:48
Replies: 34
Views: 7,498
Posted By Straight Sixer
Have you checked the amount of free play in...

Have you checked the amount of free play in between the slave cylinder and the release arm. If you grab hold of the release arm there should probably only be about a millimetre of movement back and...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 27th April 2012, 10:40
Replies: 1,530
Views: 344,518
Posted By Straight Sixer
It's worth making sure your arms/neck are covered...

It's worth making sure your arms/neck are covered up when welding. The same UV rays will burn your skin like a suntan, only it won't go brown, just gets sore. The arc eye will indeed go away after a...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 26th April 2012, 20:13
Replies: 3,360
Views: 598,082
Posted By Straight Sixer
Greatest thing about the digital age is you can...

Greatest thing about the digital age is you can take loads of pictures of every little bit so that when it all goes back together (in about four or five weeks!!!!) you'll have all the reminders you...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 25th April 2012, 07:45
Replies: 590
Views: 131,067
Posted By Straight Sixer
How long can you wait? I'll be making some out of...

How long can you wait? I'll be making some out of ali but workload means I'll not have time for it until the end of May. It'll cost you postage plus about five bob for the ali for either a round ball...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 24th April 2012, 07:24
Replies: 23
Views: 7,446
Posted By Straight Sixer
There's plenty of people offering galvanised...

There's plenty of people offering galvanised chassis for Lotus Elans, Land Rovers etc. so I can't see that twisting should be a problem for you. Two things you will find with the galvanisers is that...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 20th April 2012, 08:00
Replies: 161
Views: 44,899
Posted By Straight Sixer
Did it to me too. I think this is a sales...

Did it to me too. I think this is a sales technique that nobody else has thought of.

Bring on your Cordites chaps. Can't wait to soo how they look.:eusa_clap:

Len.
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 20th April 2012, 07:52
Replies: 2
Views: 1,873
Posted By Straight Sixer
Jaguar alegedly discovered downforce by accident...

Jaguar alegedly discovered downforce by accident back in the early '60s.
When the low drag E Type was built, the back end was too low and grounded when they tried to get it onto a transporter, so...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 20th April 2012, 07:25
Replies: 72
Views: 20,754
Posted By Straight Sixer
OK Len, step into the confession box, take a...

OK Len, step into the confession box, take a seat. :loco: She who (thinks she) is being obeyed is actually nuts about cars and is gagging to see some built Sammios. We have stupid car clubbie (hence...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 20th April 2012, 07:13
Replies: 19
Views: 6,923
Posted By Straight Sixer
I've (mis) spent a lot of time working in...

I've (mis) spent a lot of time working in engineering Gary, and the frame you make and supply with the kits is great for what it does, but there's no margin for someone to come in and undercut your...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 20th April 2012, 06:55
Replies: 23
Views: 7,446
Posted By Straight Sixer
You should have it finished by the end of the...

You should have it finished by the end of the month then Ash. :biggrin1:

Great to have another Sammioist in the (not a) club.

Looking forward to seeing the Cordites coming together.

Best...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 18th April 2012, 20:37
Replies: 155
Views: 54,310
Posted By Straight Sixer
Of course it didn't miss a beat Pat. It's a well...

Of course it didn't miss a beat Pat. It's a well known fact that old cars have to be stationary in their garage for at least a week before they can break down!

Keep us posted on the next project....
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 17th April 2012, 20:46
Replies: 181
Views: 46,838
Posted By Straight Sixer
Agreed, again and again. Best bunch out there for...

Agreed, again and again. Best bunch out there for helping out and passing on valuable tips.

It's the only way to make sure that every Sammio is EXACTLY DIFFERENT!

Len.
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 17th April 2012, 20:26
Replies: 16
Views: 5,298
Posted By Straight Sixer
Singin' off the same song sheet!

Brilliant! Love to see cars the way you're planning to go. I wish I'd got the phone number of a bloke at Stoneleigh Jaguar spares day who had a load of pukka old Monza filler caps, just good enough...
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