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Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 18th March 2022, 12:02
Replies: 51
Views: 19,017
Posted By HouseMartin
Sold

Not quite a 20K car
7539
https://www.historics.co.uk/buying/auctions/2022-03-12/cars/?p=6
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 21st February 2022, 22:00
Replies: 189
Views: 82,455
Posted By HouseMartin
Quality

Steve,
Great photo of you braving the winter conditions.
The G46 almost looks black in that light.
Was that a very chilly 60mph heading out on the country roads?
Fantastic to know you are...
Forum: General chatter 2nd February 2022, 22:06
Replies: 1
Views: 14,365
Posted By HouseMartin
John, I am wondering where my album photos have...

John,
I am wondering where my album photos have gone.
I have loaded the images to my albumn and linked to them in my posts but now the links are not showing the images and going to the albumn the...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 19th January 2022, 20:05
Replies: 75
Views: 20,849
Posted By HouseMartin
G46 Project

Good Luck with the sale Andrew.
It would be good to get another G46 on the road.
HM
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 25th October 2021, 14:59
Replies: 189
Views: 82,455
Posted By HouseMartin
Cool Orca 2021

Autumn 2021 and still some lovely sunny days for some country lane driving.
Note: Photos attached at bottom as not displaying correctly for non-members
:smile::smile::smile:

Visiting some...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 25th April 2021, 22:54
Replies: 189
Views: 82,455
Posted By HouseMartin
Spring 2021

Well the Axle is back together.
Today was a glorious evening, so without a wash or dust I got the old girl ready for a spin.
The battery required a charge and the clutch fluid needed a top up. ...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 21st January 2021, 22:30
Replies: 189
Views: 82,455
Posted By HouseMartin
Nice Job

Paul, The soft top is still not done.
I have had to cut and stitch panels myself to make the mx5 cover fit.
When I am happy with the way it looks it will be used as a template for a professional...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 6th September 2020, 22:08
Replies: 189
Views: 82,455
Posted By HouseMartin
2020 update

Finally got round to open that garage and take a Sunday drive.

Still no paint job apart from a couple of test spears on the rear.
I thought it might be called "big bastard" :icon_lol:
...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 11th July 2020, 18:49
Replies: 526
Views: 122,336
Posted By HouseMartin
What happens when you remove the rear drivers...

What happens when you remove the rear drivers side indicator bulb?
just wondering if the problem is the rear taking all the current, so the front does not light.
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 11th June 2020, 18:28
Replies: 13
Views: 2,049
Posted By HouseMartin
Nice interior

I do like the different shades of brown.

http://www.madabout-kitcars.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=6883&d=1591784840

Can I will steal that idea if you don't mind?
Especially as you...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 18th November 2019, 23:03
Replies: 189
Views: 82,455
Posted By HouseMartin
Colour Choices

Paul,
As the first G46 by Gary in paint was red,
The second by Micky was blue
The third painted G46 was then white.
That's the union jack covered.

I thought I would like British Racing Green...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 28th September 2019, 21:54
Replies: 189
Views: 82,455
Posted By HouseMartin
2019 Update

Another year and still no paint job.
However, I have put a few miles on during the summer.

Even managed to run out of petrol on the A1 going to the petrol station. :doh:
As I had to leave it at...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 9th September 2018, 23:13
Replies: 189
Views: 82,455
Posted By HouseMartin
Video

Dave,
Is the "skippy" route hopping about on little jobs?
Yes I am enjoying the challenges and dreaming of something finished in shiny black paint.

Here a 13 second clip, because everything else...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 26th August 2018, 20:17
Replies: 189
Views: 82,455
Posted By HouseMartin
2018 Summer Update

Year six and still no paint job.

MOT passed again with just more headlight adjustment to do.
New big end bearing shells fitted with the engine in the car by dropping the sump seems to have sorted...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 22nd October 2017, 13:17
Replies: 189
Views: 82,455
Posted By HouseMartin
No rub down

Paul,

Nice of you to ask

It seems the excitement of the MOT pass caused me to engage my fingers before thinking through the body work issues still outstanding.
I wanted a bigger boot to get...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 17th November 2016, 21:02
Replies: 189
Views: 82,455
Posted By HouseMartin
Brakes

SteveD, great link.
I had looked at fitting a balance bar with dual 0.70 master cylinders as the early scimitar had no brake bias for the rear.
But I had not come across this combined solution...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 15th November 2016, 19:19
Replies: 189
Views: 82,455
Posted By HouseMartin
Dvla

Just got the V5 back from DVLA so I did a vehicle tax check.

http://www.madabout-kitcars.com/forum/picture.php?albumid=13&pictureid=849

I wonder what the other G46's have on their V5C

HM
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 15th November 2016, 18:39
Replies: 189
Views: 82,455
Posted By HouseMartin
Hi Steve, Welcome, great new that you have...

Hi Steve,

Welcome, great new that you have joined the forum.
I have had lots of great support from everyone on here.

Every G46 is unique so it would be great to see some photos of it out on...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 9th October 2016, 20:04
Replies: 189
Views: 82,455
Posted By HouseMartin
Thank you Guys, Gary L, I still have work to do...

Thank you Guys,
Gary L, I still have work to do so more photo when I get time to upload them.
C.T Maybe you could post a picture of how your Garage is progressing and make us all jealous again....
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 4th October 2016, 21:48
Replies: 189
Views: 82,455
Posted By HouseMartin
Smile Another G46 on the road

MOT Passed. Really chuffed!

It was a nice morning so had an extended drive home.
I am going to enjoy driving this car, I just love the open air experience and great v6 sound when you floor the...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 24th September 2016, 08:35
Replies: 189
Views: 82,455
Posted By HouseMartin
Weekend work

Thanks for the coments guys,

I really enjoyed the drive and loved leaning over the side of the car and looking around the windscreen on the corners.
Luckily there is a couple of 90 degree bends...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 22nd September 2016, 22:28
Replies: 189
Views: 82,455
Posted By HouseMartin
Rain

After my rain sodden day to Goodwood, which despite the weather was excellent.
I got to get close to some exotic car such as this DB1 copy
...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 8th September 2016, 19:32
Replies: 189
Views: 82,455
Posted By HouseMartin
Smile Goodwood

I am making the 8 hour trip south tomorrow.
So I can attend the Goodwood Revival on Sat, before the long drive home on Sunday.
Unfortunately not taking the G46 as it still has no MOT, although it...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 27th July 2016, 00:09
Replies: 189
Views: 82,455
Posted By HouseMartin
feedback

Jim, that was what I though.

But on inspection the blades are shaped such that it moves more air when rotating in one direction.
In effect a previous owner had fitted a suck fan but placed it...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 24th July 2016, 14:33
Replies: 189
Views: 82,455
Posted By HouseMartin
July Update

I have fitted new bushes to the door hinges as the original scimitar ones has lots of play that mean closing the doors was difficult.
The door hand now unlocks by pulling rather than pushing.
The...
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