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by Brad1380
Sat Jul 04, 2020 11:13 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger Restorations
Topic: Brads Tiger
Replies: 516
Views: 368338

Re: Brads Tiger

No spare wheel to try, was thinking of just carrying a can of foam.
by Brad1380
Thu Jun 18, 2020 4:09 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger Restorations
Topic: Brads Tiger
Replies: 516
Views: 368338

Re: Brads Tiger

Trial fit of the windscreen went ok this time, took nearly a whole day though to get the hood frame to latch into it without putting any stress into the windscreen frame.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/y6jo40rxnewzg ... 3.jpg?dl=0
by Brad1380
Thu May 14, 2020 7:23 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger Restorations
Topic: Brads Tiger
Replies: 516
Views: 368338

Re: Brads Tiger

6th attempt at the windscreen fitting, almost there then the body to screen seal throws a hernia, i've given it a name now YFB. https://www.dropbox.com/s/r07qoxn035gz0ba/IMAG4939.jpg?dl=0 The Carter comes with straight NPT fittings which would look silly with the route of the fuel lines, so these re...
by Brad1380
Sat May 09, 2020 7:59 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger Restorations
Topic: Brads Tiger
Replies: 516
Views: 368338

Re: Brads Tiger

Dash top in, tricky picking up on the existing holes for the under dash securing bars, lots of measurements needed.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/ohfw3orpwphfg ... 3.jpg?dl=0
by Brad1380
Sun May 03, 2020 6:52 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger Restorations
Topic: Brads Tiger
Replies: 516
Views: 368338

Re: Brads Tiger

Been leaving the boot springs for a rainy day after reading many horror stories about fitting them, as it turned out it was one of the easiest jobs i've done so far, you just have to use some slave bolts. https://www.dropbox.com/s/cj0ngog2a226wb3/IMAG4924.jpg?dl=0 New heater in https://www.dropbox.c...
by Brad1380
Wed Apr 29, 2020 6:28 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger Restorations
Topic: Brads Tiger
Replies: 516
Views: 368338

Re: Brads Tiger

Few challenges along the way, but now both windows wind down, wind up, then wind down again :D

https://www.dropbox.com/s/zp4jm7bbpitcc ... 4.jpg?dl=0
by Brad1380
Mon Apr 27, 2020 6:01 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger Restorations
Topic: Brads Tiger
Replies: 516
Views: 368338

Re: Brads Tiger

Yes they we're the handles for the boot, i made them fit the existing holes rather than drill new ones. Hours of fun to be had fitting the windscreen seal to the glass, i's for ever trying to twist off again. https://www.dropbox.com/s/94kglesy1xa1rux/IMAG4908.jpg?dl=0 Eventually got it all back toge...
by Brad1380
Mon Apr 20, 2020 7:01 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger Restorations
Topic: Brads Tiger
Replies: 516
Views: 368338

Re: Brads Tiger

Didn't reckon on having to make the heater control mounts, https://www.dropbox.com/s/i9j8zx1p0q1sc4v/IMAG4888.jpg?dl=0 Boot furniture handles come in 2 flavours, 2-5/16 and 2-7/16 https://www.dropbox.com/s/ugvhh8sg5pucapp/IMAG4889.jpg?dl=0 all my door parts seem from a different series of car, nothi...
by Brad1380
Mon Apr 13, 2020 6:30 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger Restorations
Topic: Brads Tiger
Replies: 516
Views: 368338

Re: Brads Tiger

Wipe motor idler on the left was a bit stiff so took that out and now it purrs away.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/ph9ddbmjqffl6 ... 0.jpg?dl=0
by Brad1380
Mon Apr 13, 2020 6:23 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger Restorations
Topic: Brads Tiger
Replies: 516
Views: 368338

Re: Brads Tiger

All circuits working, need some consumables to finish it off. https://www.dropbox.com/s/3obrxo6w3ri1u84/IMAG4817.jpg?dl=0 Took a look at the windscreen which has been at the back of the garage https://www.dropbox.com/s/fyp4aql36ai8rej/IMAG4824.jpg?dl=0 Wonder what events it entered? https://www.drop...
by Brad1380
Fri Apr 10, 2020 5:45 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Tigers For Sale & Wanted (In preparation)
Topic: Boot parts
Replies: 2
Views: 1344

Re: Boot parts

Sorted, asked the Alpine guys.
by Brad1380
Sat Mar 28, 2020 7:19 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger
Topic: Rev counter problem
Replies: 3
Views: 2113

Re: Rev counter problem

You can try adding a second loop to the tacho wire.
by Brad1380
Thu Mar 26, 2020 7:42 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Tigers For Sale & Wanted (In preparation)
Topic: Boot parts
Replies: 2
Views: 1344

Re: Boot parts

Also 2 x dash vent finishers.
by Brad1380
Thu Mar 26, 2020 7:40 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger Restorations
Topic: Brads Tiger
Replies: 516
Views: 368338

Re: Brads Tiger

So as its wiring time took a look at the old Alpine dash i have, heater controls not too happy for starters, all seized up. https://www.dropbox.com/s/mxo8ytzebzexef5/IMAG4767%5B1%5D.jpg?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/bcqad2c16fvjwjc/IMAG4784%5B1%5D.jpg?dl=0 The washer bottle bracket wasn't that diff...
by Brad1380
Mon Mar 23, 2020 12:37 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger
Topic: Rev counter problem
Replies: 3
Views: 2113

Re: Rev counter problem

You may get away with a MSD 8910 tach converter, someone else may know if it will work.