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Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 15th February 2020, 20:51
Replies: 102
Views: 15,356
Posted By micky1mo
This is the carb, air filter and throttle cable...

This is the carb, air filter and throttle cable all in place and ready to roll.:badgrin:

https://i.imgur.com/UsYXDffh.jpg
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 15th February 2020, 20:48
Replies: 88
Views: 9,872
Posted By micky1mo
We wanted to get the truck all one colour to see...

We wanted to get the truck all one colour to see what it looks like so we used primer.

https://i.imgur.com/Jqhq0tKh.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/7UHVwlMh.jpg

Still loads of work to do on the...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 15th February 2020, 20:44
Replies: 81
Views: 17,847
Posted By micky1mo
I managed to get hold of a few rattle cans so put...

I managed to get hold of a few rattle cans so put a little paint on the car. :icon_rolleyes:

https://i.imgur.com/jLNM1v1h.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/jQNx4ZMh.jpg

It looks black but it's...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 11th February 2020, 12:37
Replies: 102
Views: 15,356
Posted By micky1mo
I plumed in the fuel line, flipped the key and...

I plumed in the fuel line, flipped the key and BANG, IT FIRED UP, RAN AND REVED AS IF IT WAS MADE FOR IT !!!:rockon::rockon::rockon:

I'll take a video clip later !!! :director:
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 10th February 2020, 18:14
Replies: 88
Views: 9,872
Posted By micky1mo
I'v been trying to sort out a safe way to fit the...

I'v been trying to sort out a safe way to fit the visor.
I finally settled on some exhaust bobbins which allow the air flow to pass under the visor .

https://i.imgur.com/vozXOoDh.jpg
...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 10th February 2020, 18:09
Replies: 102
Views: 15,356
Posted By micky1mo
Now the manifold is fitted it doesn't look to...

Now the manifold is fitted it doesn't look to odd.

https://i.imgur.com/9zXD5lnh.jpg

I'll just have to wait and see if it works. :madgrin:
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 10th February 2020, 10:20
Replies: 102
Views: 15,356
Posted By micky1mo
This is what I was trying to achieve with the...

This is what I was trying to achieve with the manifold.

https://i.imgur.com/i2LsGS9h.jpg

As simple salutation costing less than 100 to complete but, it's air tight and hopefully it'll run...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 10th February 2020, 10:13
Replies: 102
Views: 15,356
Posted By micky1mo
That's the plan, I was going to finish with a...

That's the plan, I was going to finish with a pair of chrome dome nuts on the outside.
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 9th February 2020, 17:32
Replies: 102
Views: 15,356
Posted By micky1mo
I'm still having problem getting this car running...

I'm still having problem getting this car running without spending a fortune on carbs and manifold. :frusty:

So I'v decided to try a very simple approach.

I'll use the original intake manifold....
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 8th February 2020, 20:14
Replies: 102
Views: 15,356
Posted By micky1mo
Although the rear "hatch" serves no purpose I...

Although the rear "hatch" serves no purpose I wanted to keep it accessible for maintenance issues so I fixed 2 x 10m treaded bolts to the rear of the chassis.

.https://i.imgur.com/NpMIAmnh.jpg
...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 8th February 2020, 14:33
Replies: 81
Views: 17,847
Posted By micky1mo
One of the last job to do was fitting a guard...

One of the last job to do was fitting a guard over the fan belt drive so I modified the original 2CV fan guard.

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

The new jet finally arrived and once fitted the...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 5th February 2020, 20:05
Replies: 81
Views: 17,847
Posted By micky1mo
Spare wheel fitted Lomax style. The weight of...

Spare wheel fitted Lomax style.
The weight of the spare wheel is held by a long bolt which passes through the wheel then through the side of the car and is fixed in place with a wing nut, the light...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 2nd February 2020, 16:54
Replies: 81
Views: 17,847
Posted By micky1mo
We got around to fitting the rear internal...

We got around to fitting the rear internal mudguard.

https://i.imgur.com/rCvI95Th.jpg

I take great pride in recycling items. :banplease:
I found this Range Rover air filter in the rubbish.
...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 31st January 2020, 15:58
Replies: 81
Views: 17,847
Posted By micky1mo
It's not all my own work as Lomax kit cars use a...

It's not all my own work as Lomax kit cars use a similar system to mount there mudguards.

Exhaust system is just the standard 2CV exhaust manifold that feeds a cross-box silencer which fits under...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 30th January 2020, 18:26
Replies: 81
Views: 17,847
Posted By micky1mo
The front mudguards on this little car were...

The front mudguards on this little car were always going to be "cycle" style but this presents a problem on a 2CV because there's no where to mount them.
And as an extra problem I particularly...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 25th January 2020, 18:30
Replies: 88
Views: 9,872
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 25th January 2020, 16:35
Replies: 81
Views: 17,847
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: 81
Views: 17,847
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: 81
Views: 17,847
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: 127
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: 81
Views: 17,847
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: 81
Views: 17,847
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: 81
Views: 17,847
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: 1,734
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: 1,734
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...
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