Search found 176 matches

by Ash
Mon Apr 22, 2019 6:24 am
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger Restorations
Topic: Hardtops How much?
Replies: 25
Views: 3989

Re: Hardtops How much?

Gary

Very cool!
by Ash
Wed Apr 17, 2019 8:42 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger Restorations
Topic: Hardtops How much?
Replies: 25
Views: 3989

Re: Hardtops How much?

The original ones are nice and if its colour matched even better! Just make sure you inspect it thoroughly for repairs and rust in the usual areas before you buy it.
You will pick up a rear finisher in time.

Cheers
by Ash
Tue Apr 16, 2019 5:53 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger Restorations
Topic: Hardtops How much?
Replies: 25
Views: 3989

Re: Hardtops How much?

Yes that IS bad but they usually need lots of metal.

With regard to the good hard top it is more what you are prepared to pay for it? :?
by Ash
Tue Apr 16, 2019 1:06 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger Restorations
Topic: Hardtops How much?
Replies: 25
Views: 3989

Re: Hardtops How much?

Hi Gary Most original steel hardtops available for restoration will need much work to make good. Lots of complex curves and tricky and expensive to restore properly. Some of the repair sections aren't great and the hardtop really needs to be repaired whilst on the car to ensure it will fit correctly...
by Ash
Fri Dec 08, 2017 9:57 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger
Topic: Ebay project car
Replies: 6
Views: 3023

IIRC this car was sold by Martin Pester a few years ago and was incomplete. Bodyshell, f+r axle, steering column only? The car was Arctic White and was believed to be a genuine Tiger. I think it was purchased by a cameraman for ITN but cant remember his name now. His intention was to restore it hims...
by Ash
Wed Jan 13, 2016 8:21 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger Restorations
Topic: Repair Panels
Replies: 5
Views: 4768

PM sent
by Ash
Tue Jan 12, 2016 2:10 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger Restorations
Topic: Repair Panels
Replies: 5
Views: 4768

I have a good original o/s rear wing if you need one? Square corners but easy enough to modify to round.
by Ash
Mon Nov 30, 2015 9:56 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger Restorations
Topic: lower metal radiator elbow
Replies: 21
Views: 13458

When converting my previous car to RHD I borrowed an original and had one sand cast at my local foundry. It may be worth asking a fellow owner nicely if you can borrow onw?
by Ash
Mon Aug 17, 2015 8:52 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger Restorations
Topic: Brads Tiger
Replies: 493
Views: 323023

Most MK1 Tigers have had their panhard rod mounting torn out at some point. Rootes sent a bulletin to the dealers showing how to weld in a strengthening plate.
by Ash
Mon Feb 23, 2015 11:02 am
Forum: STOC Tiger Register
Topic: WJY 40
Replies: 3
Views: 5537

No vehicle records with VRM Swansea against this number.

Car looks like it was originally Med Blue?
by Ash
Sat Jul 19, 2014 6:35 am
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger
Topic: TIGER50 International - 11th-13th July
Replies: 12
Views: 7299

Hope everyone had a great Tiger 50!

Very disappointed to have missed it so would love to see some pics if anyone has some to share?
by Ash
Wed Jul 09, 2014 6:58 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger
Topic: TIGER50 International - 11th-13th July
Replies: 12
Views: 7299

Gutted! Have to work and no way of getting out of it :cry:
by Ash
Tue Dec 24, 2013 5:53 pm
Forum: Tech Tips
Topic: Drilling wings for Tiger strips?
Replies: 6
Views: 4716

Think I have sorted it? My original Tiger door has a hole 3" from the front edge then a hole every 6.5" Rear wing I measured 1.5" in from front edge then marked for a hole. Then mark every 6.5" and the last hole is approximately 1.5" from the edge of the sunbeam sheild. Just the front wings to sort ...
by Ash
Tue Dec 24, 2013 3:13 pm
Forum: Tech Tips
Topic: Drilling wings for Tiger strips?
Replies: 6
Views: 4716

Re: Drilling wings for Tiger strips?

garyv8tiger wrote:
Ash wrote:Hi guys

As my car has had new front and rear wings fitted could someone please tell me how many clips fasten the stainless strips to the wings and how far from the edges the holes start? :?
they not tiger wings then? :arrow: :mrgreen:
They are now! :lol:
by Ash
Fri Dec 20, 2013 8:58 am
Forum: Tech Tips
Topic: Drilling wings for Tiger strips?
Replies: 6
Views: 4716

Drilling wings for Tiger strips?

Hi guys

As my car has had new front and rear wings fitted could someone please tell me how many clips fasten the stainless strips to the wings and how far from the edges the holes start? :?