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by bernd_st
Fri Dec 06, 2019 9:27 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger
Topic: RHD steering rack
Replies: 8
Views: 310

Re: RHD steering rack

Yes that's what I use at least. The racks are fundamentally maintenance free but they do loose oil especially when the rubber gaitors split. New gaitors and good fill of heavy oil - bingo... But beware not to overfill otherwise the oil may quench out when steering arm is fully retracted on one side...
by bernd_st
Fri Dec 06, 2019 3:59 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger
Topic: RHD steering rack
Replies: 8
Views: 310

Re: RHD steering rack

No grease nipples on the Tiger rack. It's filled with a heavy oil instead...
by bernd_st
Thu Dec 05, 2019 10:36 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger
Topic: RHD steering rack
Replies: 8
Views: 310

Re: RHD steering rack

Always thought RHD ones are pretty scarce. Would say it depends whether you can find another one for less :roll:
by bernd_st
Sat Nov 30, 2019 7:18 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger
Topic: RHD steering rack
Replies: 8
Views: 310

RHD steering rack

RHD Steering rack. He says " good condition". Anyway no relation...


https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/sunbeam-tige ... ect=mobile
by bernd_st
Fri Aug 09, 2019 5:08 am
Forum: Tech Tips
Topic: No reverse!
Replies: 3
Views: 559

Re: No reverse!

As Gary said, check the the T bar/cable/plunger for proper function. Shifter is quite easy to remove. Just loosen the two screws from the top once gaitor/chrome ring is off. If this is not the root cause you may check the proper function of the shift linkages on the left side of gearbox. They are ac...
by bernd_st
Mon Jul 15, 2019 5:14 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger
Topic: RHD steering rack
Replies: 4
Views: 1070

Re: RHD steering rack

Would regard it reasonable for good condition used rack. Just my image though...
by bernd_st
Sun Jul 14, 2019 6:20 am
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger
Topic: RHD steering rack
Replies: 4
Views: 1070

Re: RHD steering rack

Gone ...
by bernd_st
Sat Jul 13, 2019 9:50 am
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger
Topic: RHD steering rack
Replies: 4
Views: 1070

RHD steering rack

Just found. Anybody needs one ? :wink:

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/sunbeam-tige ... SwPHJdGoZj

P.S. No relation with the seller...
by bernd_st
Mon Apr 01, 2019 5:39 pm
Forum: Tech Tips
Topic: Door Hinge Pin Replacement
Replies: 31
Views: 4668

Re: Door Hinge Pin Replacement

Congrats ! Great job well done!

Heard stories that twisted doors were pretty common and remedied by countertwisting them by the factory worker . A good body shop should be able to correct it...
by bernd_st
Tue Mar 26, 2019 10:07 pm
Forum: Tech Tips
Topic: Door Hinge Pin Replacement
Replies: 31
Views: 4668

Re: Door Hinge Pin Replacement

If they are knurled at the top like the originals they won't move out. Are you sure the hinge screws are originals ? Think they should all have peaked ends to ease mounting to the threaded counter plates ...
by bernd_st
Sat Mar 23, 2019 8:51 am
Forum: Tech Tips
Topic: Door Hinge Pin Replacement
Replies: 31
Views: 4668

Re: Door Hinge Pin Replacement

The do look great ! Are you planing to secure the pins in any way ? A small cross drill and a cotter pin?
by bernd_st
Wed Mar 13, 2019 6:06 pm
Forum: Club Events
Topic: Sunbeam Spares Day
Replies: 5
Views: 1350

Re: Sunbeam Spares Day

Welcome. Just to make sure - the archive moved into new premises @ Wroxton ...
by bernd_st
Tue Mar 12, 2019 8:09 pm
Forum: Club Events
Topic: Sunbeam Spares Day
Replies: 5
Views: 1350

Re: Sunbeam Spares Day

No, according to SAOC website it's going to be held at the new archive @ Wroxton. We'll be there 8)
by bernd_st
Fri Mar 08, 2019 7:25 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger
Topic: Shelby Tiger Prototype commonality with Harrington LeMans
Replies: 2
Views: 2092

Re: Shelby Tiger Prototype commonality with Harrington LeMans

At least that's what the literature tells :wink:
by bernd_st
Thu Mar 07, 2019 10:25 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger
Topic: Shelby Tiger Prototype commonality with Harrington LeMans
Replies: 2
Views: 2092

Shelby Tiger Prototype commonality with Harrington LeMans

Didn't quite notice it yet but when carefully checking Doug's Homepage today I found that the Shelby Prototype actually used a Harrington formica dashboard and a LL steering wheel:

http://www.dougscars.com/prototype-sunbeam-tiger.html#

Perhaps worth a story in the next cats whiskers :wink: