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by bernd_st
Mon Apr 01, 2019 5:39 pm
Forum: Tech Tips
Topic: Door Hinge Pin Replacement
Replies: 31
Views: 2004

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: 2004

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: 2004

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: 501

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: 501

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: 1648

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: 1648

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:
by bernd_st
Fri Mar 01, 2019 8:40 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger
Topic: Interior Trim colour
Replies: 5
Views: 596

Re: Interior Trim colour

and on the MkI's the piping on the rear pleated vinyl should be in car colour. So in your case Wedgewood blue ...
by bernd_st
Thu Feb 28, 2019 9:36 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger
Topic: Interior Trim colour
Replies: 5
Views: 596

Re: Interior Trim colour

You'ld be correct with the pleated vinyl...
by bernd_st
Mon Feb 25, 2019 7:13 pm
Forum: Tech Tips
Topic: Door Hinge Pin Replacement
Replies: 31
Views: 2004

Re: Door Hinge Pin Replacement

Sounds good, pls. keep us posted...
by bernd_st
Fri Feb 22, 2019 7:56 pm
Forum: Tech Tips
Topic: Door Hinge Pin Replacement
Replies: 31
Views: 2004

Re: Door Hinge Pin Replacement

Thanks. Believe they should work. As long as proper line boring can be assured :roll:
by bernd_st
Thu Feb 21, 2019 9:03 pm
Forum: Tech Tips
Topic: Door Hinge Pin Replacement
Replies: 31
Views: 2004

Re: Door Hinge Pin Replacement

Bushing/oilite sounds a very very good idea to me. Where did you get them from ? Are they sintered or made from brass ?
by bernd_st
Tue Feb 19, 2019 9:54 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger Restorations
Topic: Fuel Tanks
Replies: 3
Views: 428

Re: Fuel Tanks

Not sure whether it helps but we are using a blasting company here in Germany which is specialized in Motorcycle Tank Restauration. They fortunately also do the internal coating which can withstand modern fuels. Because of their Expertise we gave up to handle those toxic chemicals ...
by bernd_st
Tue Feb 19, 2019 9:31 pm
Forum: Tech Tips
Topic: Door Hinge Pin Replacement
Replies: 31
Views: 2004

Re: Door Hinge Pin Replacement

If you ask me line boring up to 9mm should work but for more I'ld rather look for better condition replacement hinges. Regard yourself very lucky that you could drift out the pins on 3 of them...
by bernd_st
Wed Feb 06, 2019 5:37 pm
Forum: Tech Tips
Topic: Door Hinge Pin Replacement
Replies: 31
Views: 2004

Re: Door Hinge Pin Replacement

Noted. Wish you good luck :roll: