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by ksherlock
Tue Aug 20, 2019 4:55 pm
Forum: Tech Tips
Topic: dashboard
Replies: 2
Views: 39

dashboard

My Tiger has white letterring for the light switch and the wiper switch. The other switches have the little ring type labels held on by the ring nut. Is this unusual? It looks as though the white letters were put on the dashboard before it was varnished. It is the original dashboard.
by ksherlock
Thu Jul 18, 2019 1:10 pm
Forum: Tech Tips
Topic: front bumper
Replies: 2
Views: 175

front bumper

The front over riders on my Tiger are slightly angled forward. Is this normal, or should they be absolutely vertical? The bumper and the over riders are original and have never been damaged.
by ksherlock
Fri May 31, 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: Tech Tips
Topic: water pump
Replies: 0
Views: 114

water pump

I need to replace my Tiger water pump. Is it possible to remove it without removing the radiator? To make things more awkward , there is not room enough to remove the fan with the radiator in situ as the pump shaft is only about 12 mm from the radiator. last time I did the job 12 years ago I did rem...
by ksherlock
Wed Apr 24, 2019 9:28 am
Forum: Tech Tips
Topic: wipers
Replies: 3
Views: 416

Re: wipers

Thanks Gary. I will give it a try.
by ksherlock
Tue Apr 23, 2019 3:01 pm
Forum: Tech Tips
Topic: wipers
Replies: 3
Views: 416

wipers

Are the original Lucas wiper wheel boxes now available or if not are there any others which are suitable for the Tiger? I suspect that mine have far too much free play in them.
by ksherlock
Mon Oct 29, 2018 1:26 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger
Topic: MoT exemption
Replies: 5
Views: 1595

Re: MoT exemption

Thanks. I was hoping that was the case.
by ksherlock
Thu Oct 18, 2018 3:44 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger
Topic: MoT exemption
Replies: 5
Views: 1595

MoT exemption

After reading to article in the latest Cats Whiskers, I am still a bit confused. My Mot expired in August 2018 but the car is taxed until Jan 2019. can I still drive the car legally or will I have to wait until the DVLA sends me the reminder to tax the car and then declare that it is Mot exempt?
by ksherlock
Tue Sep 04, 2018 1:22 pm
Forum: Tech Tips
Topic: condenser
Replies: 2
Views: 746

condenser

I have recently had to replace several condensers on my tiger. The current consensus is that many of the current condensers are cheaply made in countries like China and Brazil and are just not up to the job. Can any member suggest a supplier that can supply good quality condensers. My first Tiger in...
by ksherlock
Thu Apr 26, 2018 11:15 am
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger
Topic: MoT exemption
Replies: 2
Views: 1022

MoT exemption

I taxed my Tiger in March 2018. The current MoT expires in September 2018. Can I apply for MoT exemption before I retax the car next March? If not , can I use the car after the current MoT expires?
by ksherlock
Sat Dec 30, 2017 12:50 pm
Forum: Tech Tips
Topic: radiator
Replies: 1
Views: 1056

radiator

My original radiator has finally decided to leak. Is it best to go for a recored original or a new aluminium one. The manufacturers claim improved cooling from their aluminium ones, has anyone tried them and if so are they a good fit as claimed?
by ksherlock
Thu Nov 30, 2017 5:11 pm
Forum: Tech Tips
Topic: interior mirror
Replies: 1
Views: 1375

interior mirror

Are replacement glasses available for the Tiger interior mirror? I have an old mirror in my spares box and with a new glass it would be like brand new.
by ksherlock
Wed Sep 27, 2017 4:14 pm
Forum: Tech Tips
Topic: front side light unit
Replies: 1
Views: 1723

front side light unit

I seem to have regular earthing problems with my O/S sidelight unit. Is there a better way of earthing this unit instead of relying on the fixing screws to do it?
by ksherlock
Wed Sep 20, 2017 11:18 am
Forum: Tech Tips
Topic: wipers
Replies: 0
Views: 1799

wipers

I suspect that there is some wear in either my wiper wheelboxes or wiper rack. Does anyone know the part number of the wheelboxes as there are several advertised on e-bay but with different part numbers? There is nothing more annoying than buying a part and finding that it does not fit.
by ksherlock
Mon May 29, 2017 10:48 am
Forum: Tech Tips
Topic: oil filter pipe
Replies: 3
Views: 2518

Thanks. I will change the position. Yours looks like a new pipe.
by ksherlock
Sun May 28, 2017 5:06 pm
Forum: Tech Tips
Topic: oil filter pipe
Replies: 3
Views: 2518

oil filter pipe

Is there a recommended position for the curved pipe on the oil filter assembly? Mine is between the oil filter and the water pump but on my first tiger back in 1969 I am sure that it was between the oil filter and the header tank. At the moment the rubber part of the pipe is only about 10mm from the...