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Forum: Vintage and Classic Roadster Kit Car Builds 19th November 2020, 13:02
Replies: 231
Views: 32,162
Posted By slartibartfast
Mr T : how's your waterworks if I might be so...

Mr T : how's your waterworks if I might be so bold!? Have you sorted out the leak and have you managed to fire it up yet?
.....Good find in the field :)
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 19th November 2020, 12:51
Replies: 182
Views: 54,148
Posted By slartibartfast
Sorry for the delay in getting back to you guys....

Sorry for the delay in getting back to you guys. Most helpful; now that we are in Lockdown 2 I can't go and see my friendly engineer and pick up some scraps to make a bonnet hinge. Never mind .......
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 23rd October 2020, 07:40
Replies: 182
Views: 54,148
Posted By slartibartfast
Thanks Mr T. Most helpful. Having read through it...

Thanks Mr T. Most helpful. Having read through it looks like I need to be ready for an MOT within a month of getting it re-registered. Not close to that yet but I suspect I could go for an MOT in the...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 22nd October 2020, 18:29
Replies: 182
Views: 54,148
Posted By slartibartfast
More progress. QUESTION: when can I "trim...

More progress.
QUESTION: when can I "trim back" these ..... I'm reluctant to cut too much off as I'm aware that I need a full chassis to get re-registered as a Sammio.
Any advice gratefully...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 22nd October 2020, 10:40
Replies: 182
Views: 54,148
Posted By slartibartfast
With a bit of a struggle lining up the existing...

With a bit of a struggle lining up the existing brackets to the new holes required I have now trimmed out the footwells. Onward and upward.
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 16th October 2020, 18:44
Replies: 182
Views: 54,148
Posted By slartibartfast
The polycarb has arrived and I'm very pleased...

The polycarb has arrived and I'm very pleased with it. You can cut it easily with a fretsaw and it drills pretty easy with a standard HSS drill, but do clamp it down. I filed it after cutting then...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 7th October 2020, 18:34
Replies: 182
Views: 54,148
Posted By slartibartfast
I can't believe the progress I'm making! Have now...

I can't believe the progress I'm making! Have now put the vinyl on the interior panels and test fitted them. These will come off before I bond the shell to the frame. I have tested .....and I will be...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 6th October 2020, 19:08
Replies: 182
Views: 54,148
Posted By slartibartfast
Yet another good day in the "office" ....glued...

Yet another good day in the "office" ....glued the scrim to the side panels and very pleased with the results. The self tapping screws all "seem" to line up. Tomorrow I plan to attach the vinyl....
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 2nd October 2020, 12:33
Replies: 182
Views: 54,148
Posted By slartibartfast
Try this: https://www.sheetplastics.co.uk/ I...

Try this: https://www.sheetplastics.co.uk/
I ordered 4mm not yet received product yet but will post a comment when this arrives.
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 1st October 2020, 19:06
Replies: 182
Views: 54,148
Posted By slartibartfast
Another good day in the "office". Fitted the...

Another good day in the "office". Fitted the support for the wind deflector; just waiting for the polycarb to be delivered. Will make a start on covering the side panels with the vinyl. More pictures...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 25th September 2020, 10:42
Replies: 182
Views: 54,148
Posted By slartibartfast
Thanks. More pictures to follow soon Slarti

Thanks. More pictures to follow soon
Slarti
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 24th September 2020, 19:56
Replies: 182
Views: 54,148
Posted By slartibartfast
....oh, by the way, the air scoop seems to have...

....oh, by the way, the air scoop seems to have worked well. I purchased a kit which included gelcoat. Thanks for the advice Mr T
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 24th September 2020, 19:53
Replies: 182
Views: 54,148
Posted By slartibartfast
Well, lockdown has certainly meant I have made a...

Well, lockdown has certainly meant I have made a lot of progress. I, started to panel in the cockpit and in the process of making interior side panels in burgundy vinyl. I have not yet bonded the...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 13th May 2020, 19:02
Replies: 182
Views: 54,148
Posted By slartibartfast
Thanks guys. Most helpful. I hope to get some...

Thanks guys. Most helpful. I hope to get some photos uploaded soon. An engineering guy is making up some bits for me to stabilise the steering column and mount the seat belts. More soon
Slarti
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 13th May 2020, 12:13
Replies: 182
Views: 54,148
Posted By slartibartfast
Lockdown has worked quite well for me. Wife...

Lockdown has worked quite well for me. Wife hasn't forced me to go to a garden centre or shopping in Chichester so I've had a lot of time on the Sammio. Got all the lights and indicators working; now...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 18th September 2019, 08:49
Replies: 182
Views: 54,148
Posted By slartibartfast
FANTASTIC week-end at Goodwood Revival; weather...

FANTASTIC week-end at Goodwood Revival; weather held out well. Sad thing, as I was acting/working all the time I didn't get much time to see any racing. However, as part of staff I do get access all...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 5th September 2019, 18:56
Replies: 182
Views: 54,148
Posted By slartibartfast
Anyone going to Goodwood next week-end? Again,...

Anyone going to Goodwood next week-end?
Again, I shall be in an acting role at Gate 2 …..
But..... I've been chipping away at the Sammio and would like some advice on seat harness: There is just 1...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 11th March 2019, 19:22
Replies: 658
Views: 171,354
Posted By slartibartfast
Ahhh! A PROPER Man-Cave ..looking good

Ahhh! A PROPER Man-Cave ..looking good
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 10th March 2019, 11:48
Replies: 182
Views: 54,148
Posted By slartibartfast
Thanks Andrew, thanks Mr T, thanks Paul. I think...

Thanks Andrew, thanks Mr T, thanks Paul. I think I'll go down the Freelander route & report back.
Paul: with regards to getting together to go to Goodwood,....yep. I live in the GU27 area; about 20...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 9th March 2019, 08:56
Replies: 182
Views: 54,148
Posted By slartibartfast
I'm back ! I have been chipping away fiddling...

I'm back ! I have been chipping away fiddling around fitting and adjusting a stainless exhaust system. But it does seem to be one step forward and two steps back. Perhaps someone can help/advise me...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 24th October 2017, 17:20
Replies: 182
Views: 54,148
Posted By slartibartfast
Oh! by the way....THANKS Mick...all seems to be...

Oh! by the way....THANKS Mick...all seems to be sorted. http://www.madabout-kitcars.com/forum/images/smilies/thumb.gif
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 24th October 2017, 17:15
Replies: 182
Views: 54,148
Posted By slartibartfast
whilst I'm sitting at my computer thought I would...

whilst I'm sitting at my computer thought I would have another go. Here at last I have a working handbrake.
More to follow when stud converters are ...erm ...converted!...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 24th October 2017, 16:53
Replies: 182
Views: 54,148
Posted By slartibartfast
https://flic.kr/p/Zmc1uQ Have I got it this...

https://flic.kr/p/Zmc1uQ

Have I got it this time?
If so, I will upload some more; if not I will sit in a darkened room and pull my hair out ...
Slarti
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 24th October 2017, 07:54
Replies: 182
Views: 54,148
Posted By slartibartfast
Ho hum .....Now that Photobucket is by...

Ho hum .....Now that Photobucket is by subscription have you any ideas of how to upload photos for free? I tried Photobox but as you see, no-one can access the links :( ...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 23rd October 2017, 18:29
Replies: 182
Views: 54,148
Posted By slartibartfast
https://www.photobox.co.uk/my/album?album_id=50695...

https://www.photobox.co.uk/my/album?album_id=5069548768
https://www.photobox.co.uk/my/photo?album_id=5069553137&photo_id=500212106926
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