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Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions Yesterday, 18:30
Replies: 85
Views: 9,262
Posted By micky1mo
The front of the truck was always to high. ...

The front of the truck was always to high.

https://i.imgur.com/6GcTVAVh.jpg

So we replaced the front coil-over shocks with some smaller ones we had left over from the front of the "D" type.
...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions Yesterday, 16:35
Replies: 71
Views: 16,968
Posted By micky1mo
I have now added a cowl to cover up the steering...

I have now added a cowl to cover up the steering column.

https://i.imgur.com/pTRxBQoh.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/DcuXISmh.jpg

Most of the wiring is now also complete and the throttle and choke...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 22nd January 2020, 17:49
Replies: 71
Views: 16,968
Posted By micky1mo
The back end is finally complete. Now with fuel...

The back end is finally complete.
Now with fuel tank , fuel filler, brake lines and wiring all in place and all under the boot lid.
At some point it will have to be boxed-in and a full mudguard...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 22nd January 2020, 09:32
Replies: 71
Views: 16,968
Posted By micky1mo
I can't remember where the wheels come from but I...

I can't remember where the wheels come from but I didn't make them.
I will try them on the completed car but stick with plain 2CV wheels for now.:whistle:

The standard Citroen suspension is fine...
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale, swap or wanted 18th January 2020, 20:55
Replies: 0
Views: 99
Posted By micky1mo
Triumph herald/vitesse bulkhead- wanted

I am trying to get hold of a Triumph Herald or Triumph Vitesse bulkhead to build another Sammio Spyder.
It can be in any condition.
I consider a whole car if it's the right price.
Local as...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 17th January 2020, 17:04
Replies: 71
Views: 16,968
Posted By micky1mo
The new piston rings finally arrived so fitting...

The new piston rings finally arrived so fitting commenced
https://i.imgur.com/d5Dg4jVh.jpg

Unlike most engines, the piston needs to be fitted to the conrod before assembly as the conrod remains...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 12th January 2020, 18:01
Replies: 71
Views: 16,968
Posted By micky1mo
As we are still waiting for the new piston rings...

As we are still waiting for the new piston rings to arrive, we put some effort into the steering .

Refitted and secured the steering column and also added a brace to stop the end float at the...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 11th January 2020, 17:12
Replies: 71
Views: 16,968
Posted By micky1mo
We have spent the last few days trying to fire-up...

We have spent the last few days trying to fire-up this little engine but all attempts have failed.
It would cough and splutter but just not run so after doing the usual stuff like carburettor,...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 10th January 2020, 17:59
Replies: 6
Views: 1,615
Posted By micky1mo
Kept the exhaust simple using the original pipe...

Kept the exhaust simple using the original pipe up to the rear diff then a cherry bomb silencer with a 3" out let !:rofl:

https://i.imgur.com/0l35Cbth.jpg

I think the large chrome exhaust...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 9th January 2020, 19:02
Replies: 6
Views: 1,615
Posted By micky1mo
We have spent some more time this car getting it...

We have spent some more time this car getting it nearer to MOT and ready to sell on!

It seemed that every thing we touch was either seized or broken! :cry:
So after much work we have started to...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 8th January 2020, 16:49
Replies: 91
Views: 14,270
Posted By micky1mo
With that in mind I think my first fill at the...

With that in mind I think my first fill at the pumps will be done with a little caution. :whistle:
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 7th January 2020, 17:47
Replies: 91
Views: 14,270
Posted By micky1mo
I finally got around to fitting the petrol filler...

I finally got around to fitting the petrol filler in the moulded hump as per the original.

https://i.imgur.com/6LAnuw9h.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/P0XxsRlh.jpg

I simply routed two lengths of...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 5th January 2020, 17:09
Replies: 6
Views: 1,615
Posted By micky1mo
Doing the jog is easy ! Working out how to do...

Doing the jog is easy !
Working out how to do the job is the hard part !:drama:
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 29th December 2019, 18:10
Replies: 6
Views: 1,615
Posted By micky1mo
The bonnet hinge was simply fabricated using 2...

The bonnet hinge was simply fabricated using 2 brackets made form 30x30x3 RSA bent to shape and welded to the front chassis rail.

https://i.imgur.com/7HEvgUWh.jpg
...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 28th December 2019, 18:31
Replies: 85
Views: 9,262
Posted By micky1mo
Spent so time on the interior of the pick-up ...

Spent so time on the interior of the pick-up ready for the final fitting of the seats and belts.

https://i.imgur.com/LrXXvQRh.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/S8o0dPoh.jpg
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 28th December 2019, 18:28
Replies: 91
Views: 14,270
Posted By micky1mo
Still haven't sorted the carbs but I did find a...

Still haven't sorted the carbs but I did find a pair of bonnet louver on E-Bay.

https://i.imgur.com/YSwHq2gh.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/oC4e5q0h.jpg

Not perfect but at 40 the pair I'm pleased....
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 16th December 2019, 19:13
Replies: 85
Views: 9,262
Posted By micky1mo
I'v been looking for a pair of Morris Minor door...

I'v been looking for a pair of Morris Minor door tops to convert to fit the doors giving me an opening window.
But having been unsuccessful I purchased some thin steel channel and made a pair.
...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 16th December 2019, 19:01
Replies: 71
Views: 16,968
Posted By micky1mo
Been having a clear out at the unit and this just...

Been having a clear out at the unit and this just shows how some people just can't take things seriously !!

https://i.imgur.com/icrdMZVh.jpg

There must be a caption for this :icon_lol:
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 16th December 2019, 09:08
Replies: 90
Views: 12,299
Posted By micky1mo
More details please including a few photos....

More details please including a few photos. :popcorn:
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 4th December 2019, 16:28
Replies: 10
Views: 1,115
Posted By micky1mo
The body was collected by the winner who turned...

The body was collected by the winner who turned up in a Transit van.
I thought he was going to put it on the roof rack.

https://i.imgur.com/N3ffqY7h.jpg

NO, he got the angle grinder out and...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 29th November 2019, 20:24
Replies: 10
Views: 1,115
Posted By micky1mo
The pictured body was relisted on E-Bay and sold...

The pictured body was relisted on E-Bay and sold :eusa_dance:

I am lead to believe the buyer does frequent this site so that's now 2 bodies sold and hopefully there be another new SAMMIO build...
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale, swap or wanted 26th November 2019, 11:29
Replies: 1
Views: 222
Posted By micky1mo
Wanted - - rolling chassis

I am looking for a rolling chassis such as a Locost, Spartan, Dutton ect to use as a body swap project.
I will consider anything including accident damaged and incomplete project but must has a V5.
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 19th November 2019, 09:51
Replies: 10
Views: 1,115
Posted By micky1mo
The body didn't sell on E-Bay. 2650 hits and...

The body didn't sell on E-Bay.

2650 hits and 102 watchers but nothing.
Seems the interest is there but not the commitment! :mmph:
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 17th November 2019, 20:03
Replies: 10
Views: 1,115
Posted By micky1mo
The customer who has just purchased a body has...

The customer who has just purchased a body has agreed to do a blog.

I also plan on starting a build blog but mine will probably be a Scimitar SE5 conversion so a bit more involved with the body...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 17th November 2019, 19:59
Replies: 85
Views: 9,262
Posted By micky1mo
I have 2 colours in mind. :noidea: Grey with...

I have 2 colours in mind. :noidea:

Grey with black trim.
Rust with black trim.

I'll decide when it's complete
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