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by BlackDog
Fri Jul 17, 2015 8:50 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger
Topic: KV Le Mans Tiger for Sale
Replies: 1
Views: 3814

I see the car has recently been marked 'sold'... Anyone have the details ??
http://www.fiskens.com/cars-for-sale/Su ... /10016.htm
by BlackDog
Tue Jan 28, 2014 2:43 am
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger Restorations
Topic: In for a penny
Replies: 332
Views: 191405

I hadn't modified the lines yet in that pic. Those are all factory lines. The one that looks vertical is the return line with a banjo fitting on the end. I cut the pipe short and welded a 90° an fitting to it. The line on the outboard side is the pressure side and yes, it's close to the rail but jus...
by BlackDog
Tue Jan 28, 2014 1:16 am
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger Restorations
Topic: In for a penny
Replies: 332
Views: 191405

MX5 Fitted. Centre of the rack shaft is the same distance from the mounts as the Tiger rack. http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/15/c9lb.jpg Looks like you've got it on the way now.. better send me an e-mail update... Just like mine with a mirror image...did you massage ( taper ) the back o...
by BlackDog
Sun Dec 02, 2012 3:15 am
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger
Topic: What does 6500rpm sound like
Replies: 17
Views: 10605

The 'Autometer unit' is the new 8k Cobra tachometer in the left side of the pic from my link above... The case gets modified to fit some 4" Jeager bezels and glass... and then a 'donor' tach face from a suitable Jaeger gauge is modified and re-lettered to take the place of the face on the Autometer ...
by BlackDog
Sat Dec 01, 2012 6:28 am
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger
Topic: What does 6500rpm sound like
Replies: 17
Views: 10605

I've built several 8k tachs using a new Autometer unit and adding a re-lettered Jaeger face, indicator, glass and bezels...
http://www.flickr.com/photos/51418115@N ... hotostream

BD
by BlackDog
Mon Nov 26, 2012 7:20 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger
Topic: Coys to auction Tiger
Replies: 10
Views: 5681

That looks a lot like an air cleaner assembly that Summit racing sells... I've had a custom top bit cnc'ed for mine...

BD

http://www.flickr.com/photos/51418115@N ... hotostream
by BlackDog
Thu Nov 22, 2012 10:44 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger
Topic: The Animals band in motorcade of Tigers & Alpines
Replies: 2
Views: 2658

Here's an old thread from this very forum... including a link to the video...

http://www.sunbeamtiger.co.uk/forum/vie ... 3261fe7e1f


BD
by BlackDog
Sat Sep 08, 2012 12:34 am
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger
Topic: EBay Sunbeam Tiger
Replies: 19
Views: 9884

garyv8tiger wrote:
meadowhog wrote:Can a car like that be TAC'd?
cant tac a car with no id
Would you believe.... a car CAN be TAC'd with no ID elements, no trans,no diff and no engine?? All they look at is the shell...


Jim
B382000446
by BlackDog
Wed Sep 05, 2012 7:19 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger
Topic: EBay Sunbeam Tiger
Replies: 19
Views: 9884

I see there is an 'update' on the listing today... interesting.... ..."On 05-Sep-12 at 05:17:22 BST, seller added the following information: FORGOT TO MENTION THIS IS A LEFT HAND DRIVE ITS ON A OLD B REG SO ITS 1960SOMTHING AND NOW I HAVE INFO ALL ABOUT THE PROVINCE OF IT ABOUT IT BEING A WORKS NUMB...
by BlackDog
Wed May 02, 2012 6:13 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger
Topic: Sunbeam Alpine/Alger/Tiger - reshell Poll
Replies: 27
Views: 14048

I'm trying to decide whether I will vote or not... My definition of 'b' ..."b) Yes, using an Alpine shell is acceptable but must be openly declared so."... would have to be retaining the Alpine VIN as changing that VIN to a Tiger one could only serve one purpose...if not with the present owner,surel...
by BlackDog
Thu Apr 26, 2012 5:56 am
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger
Topic: Tiger/Alpine re-shelling discussion thread.
Replies: 722
Views: 267733

I wonder what a reshelled '65 GT350 would be considered... ??

my guess wouldn't be a Shelby ... :roll:
by BlackDog
Fri Mar 30, 2012 9:44 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger
Topic: LRX? LRO?
Replies: 8
Views: 5634

LRX? LRO?

I've put this question to a U.S. based 'Tiger' board with no answer as yet so I'm wondering if anyone here can answer... ..." What I'm asking is... if an LRX and and an LRO rolled out of the factory one after the other and you compared the two, what would you find different if anything? I'm only sur...
by BlackDog
Mon Mar 05, 2012 5:54 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger
Topic: 15" LAT 70 Wheels?
Replies: 22
Views: 14977

mine was forest green ,then black now blue .mk2 is polar white .and me latest one will be tango orange . i would use a modern colour pink may suit u :mrgreen: Complete with hood ornament ?? http://fuelfed.files.wordpress.com/2011/01/500x_pmoy_1965_sunbeam.jpg Would you believe this car is now in Ca...
by BlackDog
Tue May 31, 2011 2:56 am
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger
Topic: Another Tiger on Ebay
Replies: 35
Views: 16252

Just had a quick read of the e-Bay auction... I find it very odd that it's stated to have a Muncie transmission... quite possibly a mistake as I'm not even sure if there is any adapter available to bolt a Muncie to a SBF !!

Jim
B382000446
by BlackDog
Sun May 22, 2011 5:19 pm
Forum: Tech Tips
Topic: Air cleaner mod
Replies: 4
Views: 4034

Re: Air cleaner mod

I ordered an E-3710 and was surprised that it isn't actually the same diameter as the stock one... Send it back Jim, coincidentally I'm trying the same size at present and it's a perfect fit in the factory air filter surround. Thanks for that info, Tony... I will have another one brought in to see ...