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by 65beam
Sun Jun 18, 2017 3:34 am
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger Restorations
Topic: Rear Spring Thrust Buttons
Replies: 2
Views: 2504

buttons

Sunbeam Specialties here in the states sells them so I'm sure one of your suppliers in the U.K. also sells them.
by 65beam
Thu Mar 05, 2015 2:02 am
Forum: Tech Tips
Topic: Tool advice
Replies: 5
Views: 4628

e bay

you're just not aware there are some out there that should practice what they preach and not bash others on a continuing basis. they know who they are.
by 65beam
Thu Mar 05, 2015 12:45 am
Forum: Tech Tips
Topic: Tool advice
Replies: 5
Views: 4628

e bay

there are some out there that sell on e bay and then decide not to ship everything the buyer paid for but this guy seems to get slammed by the same people because he sells and makes a profit. they also complain about him changing his selling name . they never bothered to ask why. they just assume! h...
by 65beam
Thu Feb 26, 2015 4:45 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Un cool to big to care UK eBay sell
Replies: 10
Views: 7326

seller

sometimes you wonder??
by 65beam
Wed Jul 24, 2013 4:19 am
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger
Topic: Sunbeam Tiger hardtop - Two Unique Types???
Replies: 10
Views: 11174

hardtop

the later style hardtop was first used on the series 3 alpine. I have seen tops that used a one piece seal between the body and the top. later ones used the three piece seal. I believe CAT reproduced this one piece seal at one time. there also were two sizes on the chrome button in the side windows....
by 65beam
Tue Oct 16, 2012 4:29 am
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger
Topic: Continuous Ownership
Replies: 11
Views: 7895

ownership

i see you mention the log books for your cars. what is the purpose of the log books? i don't know too much about your registration system and what is required to continue driving the cars.
by 65beam
Tue Jun 12, 2012 3:47 am
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger
Topic: Alpine in Distress!
Replies: 26
Views: 13977

distress

i can relate to having alpines swim in a flood. in 1997 i had two harringtons, my series 1 and the wife's series 5 set thru a flash flood. the series 5 had been restored by tiger auto a year earlier. it takes a total strip down and everything has to be rebuilt. i didn't think seat foams could hold s...
by 65beam
Thu May 31, 2012 11:02 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger
Topic: Tiger/Alpine re-shelling discussion thread.
Replies: 722
Views: 277346

reshell

closed minds, tunnel vision and blinders. i'm rather proud of the fact that i have 4 totally rust free rebodied sunbeams with immaculate body work.
by 65beam
Sun May 27, 2012 4:30 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger
Topic: Tiger/Alpine re-shelling discussion thread.
Replies: 722
Views: 277346

rebody

who now owns the harrington tiger? i last saw it at suni 2 in 1994. i had my red harrington there and we were parked together the day of the concorse. i know it was for sale many years later. several months ago one owner here in the states was asking if anyone knew where it is, but i haven't seen an...
by 65beam
Sun May 27, 2012 6:28 am
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger
Topic: Tiger/Alpine re-shelling discussion thread.
Replies: 722
Views: 277346

rebody

if i remember right, peter had this blue car and a couple others shipped to the east coast and they drove them to snow mass ,colorado for suni 1 in 1989. i had two harringtons at the time. it was interesting to not only see the only tiger converted by harrington but also to see peter's car. isn't th...
by 65beam
Fri May 25, 2012 6:18 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger
Topic: Tiger/Alpine re-shelling discussion thread.
Replies: 722
Views: 277346

reshell

dude tends to forget that there are many owners that not only own alpines but also tigers and various other rootes vehicles. it makes life interesting !
by 65beam
Thu May 24, 2012 11:15 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger
Topic: Tiger/Alpine re-shelling discussion thread.
Replies: 722
Views: 277346

reshell

red race tiger, dude comes up with some statements about being a tiger owner but he never seems to show up at any sunbeam meets or events and in all my travels around the states no one seems to know who he is or if he really is a tiger owner. this subject came up just last week when a group of sunbe...
by 65beam
Thu May 24, 2012 4:24 am
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger
Topic: Tiger/Alpine re-shelling discussion thread.
Replies: 722
Views: 277346

rebody

graham, what panels did pressed steel leave off the bodies prior to being shipped to jenson? i know the MK2 did not have the opening for the battery so maybe that was done at pressed steel but i have seen many tiger bodies in a bare metal state and it appears that there was a lot of torch cutting an...
by 65beam
Wed May 23, 2012 10:11 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger
Topic: Tiger/Alpine re-shelling discussion thread.
Replies: 722
Views: 277346

rebody

i have never gotten an answer to my question. if the tiger body is not a modified alpine body then why does it retain the alpine spare tire well,the alpine transmission crossmember mounts, the alpine voltage regulator brackets, the remains of a modified alpine floor,an alpine X frame with the pass t...
by 65beam
Wed Apr 25, 2012 4:11 am
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger
Topic: Tiger/Alpine re-shelling discussion thread.
Replies: 722
Views: 277346

rebody

i once saw a tiger that nobody even knew about that showed up at a sunbeam meet. several tiger owners owners asked if it was tac'ed. he knew nothing about what they were talking about. finally someone explained to him that the car was not documented to be an original car. he told them that he bought...