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by stuartb
Tue Aug 20, 2019 10:07 pm
Forum: Tech Tips
Topic: dashboard
Replies: 2
Views: 37

Re: dashboard

I think originally all the switches had the white lettering which was applied under the top coat of varnish.
by stuartb
Thu Apr 25, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger Restorations
Topic: Brads Tiger
Replies: 482
Views: 303845

Re: Brads Tiger

Looking forward to a picture.
by stuartb
Thu Apr 25, 2019 7:21 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger Restorations
Topic: Hardtops How much?
Replies: 25
Views: 1869

Re: Hardtops How much?

Gary

I think like you that they are perspex,
by stuartb
Wed Apr 24, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger Restorations
Topic: Hardtops How much?
Replies: 25
Views: 1869

Re: Hardtops How much?

Gary
I used one of these kits to polish the rear hardtop window on my Healey with very good results.

https://gcabrasives.co.uk/Micro-Mesh-KR ... storal-Kit

A friend who worked on RAF Helicopters recommended it, it's was what they polished Helicopter screens with.
by stuartb
Thu Feb 28, 2019 10:53 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger
Topic: Interior Trim colour
Replies: 5
Views: 771

Re: Interior Trim colour

Thank you
by stuartb
Thu Feb 28, 2019 11:28 am
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger
Topic: Interior Trim colour
Replies: 5
Views: 771

Re: Interior Trim colour

Thank you Graham, I have just had another look at the seat material out in the daylight and I think it is black (not very good at colours) the piping is wedgewood blue. So now I just have to find a supplier for good covers or a trimmer to make some from my patterns. What should cover the panel behin...
by stuartb
Wed Feb 27, 2019 11:58 am
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger
Topic: Interior Trim colour
Replies: 5
Views: 771

Interior Trim colour

I am trying to work out the colour of the interior trim of my Wedgewood Blue mk1 Tiger. The few original trim parts I have are - Top Dash pad, Lower Dash pad, Trim around soft top storage bins etc & Kick panels are Black. The Seats however are Dark Blue with light Blue piping. Is this the right comb...
by stuartb
Fri Feb 22, 2019 8:07 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger Restorations
Topic: Fuel Tanks
Replies: 3
Views: 561

Re: Fuel Tanks

Progress Update I left the tanks filled with a solution of Caustic Soda for 6 days ( 3 X 500g pots in each tank) then with a good steam clean the paint washed off in long strips. Next job is to treat the inside with Metal Ready to remove any corrosion and etch the metal ready for treating with Por15...
by stuartb
Sat Feb 16, 2019 10:10 am
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger Restorations
Topic: Seat Covers etc
Replies: 1
Views: 355

Seat Covers etc

Any recommendations of were to buy replacement Seat Covers and necessary parts to refurbish seats.

Thankyou
Stuart
by stuartb
Wed Feb 13, 2019 6:31 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger Restorations
Topic: Fuel Tanks
Replies: 3
Views: 561

Fuel Tanks

Has anyone had success in stripping the factory applied paint coating on the inside of the fuel tanks?. I have been cleaning up my tanks and the internal paint is starting to lift in places which modern petrol will soon play havoc with. Old fashioned paint stripper would probably work but not sure a...
by stuartb
Thu Feb 07, 2019 1:44 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger Restorations
Topic: Ceramic Coating
Replies: 0
Views: 281

Ceramic Coating

Any recommendations for a firm in the UK to Ceramic Coat a pair of new Exhaust Headers?
I had one done by Camcoat about 10yrs ago which has lasted well, but would like to hear others experience.
Thankyou
Stuart
by stuartb
Mon Nov 12, 2018 9:30 am
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger
Topic: Final rive ratio
Replies: 5
Views: 1091

Re: Final rive ratio

The Final Drive Ratio is 2.88 : 1
by stuartb
Mon Sep 24, 2018 5:35 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger
Topic: Tiger for sale on Ebay
Replies: 1
Views: 530

Tiger for sale on Ebay

Nice looking Tiger for sale on Ebay
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Sunbeam-Tige ... 2938664980
by stuartb
Sat Jun 23, 2018 5:38 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger
Topic: Cats Whiskers
Replies: 9
Views: 2574

Cats Whiskers

I found this poster in an old metal chest in a skip.

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by stuartb
Sat Jun 16, 2018 10:16 pm
Forum: Tech Tips
Topic: Spare wheel retaining bolt
Replies: 2
Views: 792

I have just been out to check it's 1/2UNC thread