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Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 28th June 2018, 16:36
Replies: 19
Views: 4,226
Posted By Nick59
Goddamit.....Having read the Blurb I had not...

Goddamit.....Having read the Blurb I had not realized the Elan`s were handed over by Clark or Chapman!
Might explain the Colin Chapman Signature I had on my S4 Elan......wish I hadn`t swapped it now...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 22nd June 2018, 12:06
Replies: 19
Views: 4,226
Posted By Nick59
Bit of an ugly duckling!

I hope Aero Screens a revised boat tail rear end and cycle arches are part of the refurb!......could be made into something quite pretty. :flypig:
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 13th June 2018, 13:50
Replies: 590
Views: 136,967
Posted By Nick59
Hi Gary, Bit like me......keep looking in...

Hi Gary,

Bit like me......keep looking in the garage thinking "one day" I was hoping that at least one of us in Kent was going to finish!:juggle:

Good Luck with the sale....the prep work is all...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 18th May 2017, 16:10
Replies: 6
Views: 1,771
Posted By Nick59
Bonnet fixing

Can anyone give me the link to the thread on bonnet hinging? :pray2: From memory it was some 2" strap iron round the mouth welded to two rounded plates and bolted to the existing front end? the strap...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 17th May 2017, 16:05
Replies: 2
Views: 1,381
Posted By Nick59
Thanks Gary, Let me know the...

Thanks Gary,

Let me know the damage.:biggrin1:

Nick
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 17th May 2017, 13:46
Replies: 118
Views: 29,732
Posted By Nick59
Well this is where I still am nearly 5 years...

Well this is where I still am nearly 5 years later!!!!!!!! what bloody happened to that
Well I could tell you but :-
1. You would not believe me.
2. It would be a book 2" thick!

So for those...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 17th May 2017, 13:21
Replies: 2
Views: 1,381
Posted By Nick59
Cool Still Here

Hi Guys...:israel:

Dipping back into the forum and motivation is rising to complete my build.:redface:

I am trying to find out the pattern for the poly-carbonate screen or I suppose the...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 11th November 2013, 12:58
Replies: 118
Views: 29,732
Posted By Nick59
Oh Dear What happened!....I seem to have lost...

Oh Dear What happened!....I seem to have lost nearly 18 months!...I am ashamed to say that building the sammio developed a false sense that somehow I could perform miracles...so decided to remove...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 16th June 2012, 22:38
Replies: 118
Views: 29,732
Posted By Nick59
Tony, I really don`t know how you managed to...

Tony,

I really don`t know how you managed to do your build so quickly and managed to produce a cracking website.:hail:

Well the Tirtone cut has been made....unfortunately busy week and busy...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 12th June 2012, 22:00
Replies: 118
Views: 29,732
Posted By Nick59
The Tirtone Cut

Late one at work :whip: so only managed a quick measure, this is where I am at

http://i1177.photobucket.com/albums/x360/1750allotment/IMG_0761.jpg

It looks remarkably like Tirtones cut....so I...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 12th June 2012, 12:57
Replies: 118
Views: 29,732
Posted By Nick59
Thanks for the comments::hail: I think it is the...

Thanks for the comments::hail: I think it is the thought that I am missing (or screwed up) something obvious, as I could not believe my luck (or Garys spot on frame) that everything lined up even to...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 11th June 2012, 09:36
Replies: 118
Views: 29,732
Posted By Nick59
Thanks for your comments, It all looked sort...

Thanks for your comments,

It all looked sort of right everywhere, although the difference between the suspension and wheel to the bulkhead is concerning, as driver side plenty of clearance,...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 10th June 2012, 22:06
Replies: 118
Views: 29,732
Posted By Nick59
More haste less speed or look before you bond!

Well as others have said, you can only look long enough before the big decision to bond and having thought I had got it just about there....the day of bonding cometh!:laser:

Straps ready and...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 10th June 2012, 20:25
Replies: 1,530
Views: 357,842
Posted By Nick59
seatbelts

interesting debate on the seatbelt issue:

I am just mulling over where, how and which to fit....I had thought of a steel spreader plate bolted and bonded to the back of the ply, which in turn is...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 4th June 2012, 20:55
Replies: 118
Views: 29,732
Posted By Nick59
Thanks Gary, yep I am pretty pleased so far, just...

Thanks Gary, yep I am pretty pleased so far, just wish i could spend more time on it.
I will have a further little tweak before I commit to the bonding paste. The rear dimensions all sit pretty...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 4th June 2012, 20:23
Replies: 118
Views: 29,732
Posted By Nick59
Body trial fitting

Ho Hum.....having watched others doing their cuting and shutting...its now my turn.......here is a little picture montage of where I am at....currently scratching my head as to whether I am just...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 4th June 2012, 19:42
Replies: 47
Views: 13,702
Posted By Nick59
Not many people can find a job that is their...

Not many people can find a job that is their hobby and when the enjoyment goes its time to change things.
Done the work/ home life thing and ended up on my own!....so hope things settle back down...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 29th May 2012, 12:10
Replies: 118
Views: 29,732
Posted By Nick59
Can`t believe that nearly three weeks on from...

Can`t believe that nearly three weeks on from last post I have not got much further on....mind you I did manage to sneak to Barcelona for the Grand Prix:spy: Everything is now ready for the body...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 27th May 2012, 19:19
Replies: 83
Views: 21,933
Posted By Nick59
Gary, Think I agree with everything said...

Gary,


Think I agree with everything said previously....trouble is, you probably will not weed out the pain in the a//ses as they will expect a gold star service for their 20.......As for me, I...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 25th May 2012, 22:18
Replies: 17
Views: 6,766
Posted By Nick59
Maybe I should change mine to addidas 59?

Maybe I should change mine to addidas 59?
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 25th May 2012, 22:04
Replies: 6
Views: 2,433
Posted By Nick59
Hi Mulb.......is this what you are after? ...

Hi Mulb.......is this what you are after?
http://i1177.photobucket.com/albums/x360/1750allotment/IMG_0740-1.jpg

let me know an address and i`ll post you it up.:angel:
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 25th May 2012, 16:03
Replies: 83
Views: 43,546
Posted By Nick59
Cool Careful with that statement....I still havn`t...

Careful with that statement....I still havn`t ruled out a chrome wrap.
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 25th May 2012, 16:00
Replies: 6
Views: 2,433
Posted By Nick59
ok Ive got to pop out first thing tonight (pub!)...

ok Ive got to pop out first thing tonight (pub!) but I will have a rummage when I get back and confirm either later or in the morning.
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 25th May 2012, 15:45
Replies: 6
Views: 2,433
Posted By Nick59
Erm, Think I have got a couple of carbs...not...

Erm,
Think I have got a couple of carbs...not matched, in my "spares bin" I can have a look and let you have one if ive got it?
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 25th May 2012, 15:38
Replies: 17
Views: 6,766
Posted By Nick59
I quite like the scoops on the side tho

I quite like the scoops on the side tho
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