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by Shindles
Thu Apr 16, 2020 6:11 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger
Topic: Wanted: peaked headlight surrounds
Replies: 3
Views: 830

Wanted: peaked headlight surrounds

Does anyone know where I can get a pair of peaked headlight surrounds?
by Shindles
Sat Apr 11, 2020 6:19 pm
Forum: Tech Tips
Topic: Correct Period Radio for a Tiger
Replies: 8
Views: 3164

Speakers in the doors

Is there room inside Tiger doors to fit speakers?
by Shindles
Sat Apr 11, 2020 6:14 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Tacho wanted
Replies: 2
Views: 923

Re: Tacho wanted

Thanks, I have now sent it to them.
by Shindles
Sun Mar 22, 2020 7:19 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Tacho wanted
Replies: 2
Views: 923

Tacho wanted

I want a Jaeger tachometer that will work with electronic ignition.
Anyone have one please?
by Shindles
Thu Mar 12, 2020 11:08 pm
Forum: Tech Tips
Topic: Standard air filter replacement filter element
Replies: 6
Views: 1426

Re: Standard air filter replacement filter element

Managed to fit a 2" K&N filter. Just sufficient clearnce under the bonnet if you chop off some of the bolt.
Rolling road dyno showed a 3bhp increase in power.
by Shindles
Thu Mar 12, 2020 11:02 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger
Topic: Rev counter problem
Replies: 3
Views: 1649

Rev counter problem

Just fitted a FAST distributor to my Tiger and the tachometer will no longer read obove 2000rpm.
Anyone know if the tacho can be modified to work?
by Shindles
Thu Mar 12, 2020 11:00 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger
Topic: New ethanol fuel
Replies: 3
Views: 867

Re: New ethanol fuel

Thanks to all for the help. I'm using Miller's additive and Shell V-Power and will continue to use these.
by Shindles
Wed Mar 04, 2020 11:01 am
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger
Topic: New ethanol fuel
Replies: 3
Views: 867

New ethanol fuel

Will I need to use additives to my fuel once the new Ethanol-based fuel arrives in filling stations?
by Shindles
Thu Nov 28, 2019 12:37 pm
Forum: Tech Tips
Topic: Standard air filter replacement filter element
Replies: 6
Views: 1426

Standard air filter replacement filter element

Is there a more efficient filter element for the standard oval Tiger filter?
by Shindles
Sat Oct 19, 2019 4:55 pm
Forum: Tech Tips
Topic: condenser
Replies: 3
Views: 2053

Re: condenser

I had similar problems. Changed to electronic ignition, it transformed the car.
by Shindles
Wed Feb 27, 2019 9:59 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: SOLD- 2 Sets Wheels -For Sale
Replies: 1
Views: 1997

2 Sets Wheels -For Sale - SOLD

NOW SOLD
by Shindles
Sat Feb 09, 2019 4:34 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: V8 engines for sale
Replies: 3
Views: 2966

Re: V8 engines for sale

Displacement is now 272cu in, 9.4:1 compression, ~260bhp Valve sizes: 1.78” inlet (289 standard size) 1.54” exhaust (GT40 and 302 HO size, 1.54inches stainless with stellite tips) All valves then lapped to head and fitted with matching GT40 single with damper springs fitted with matched retainers a...
by Shindles
Thu Jan 10, 2019 5:36 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: V8 engines for sale
Replies: 3
Views: 2966

V8 engines for sale

Robbie (Ray) Harris has just built a spare engine for my Tiger and I'm very pleased with it. He asked me to inform members that he has other engines for Tigers (289 and 302 etc) that can be built to any specification that you want. Contact him directly on: v8ray@hotmail.com Mention that you got the ...
by Shindles
Sat Nov 10, 2018 6:58 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger
Topic: Final rive ratio
Replies: 5
Views: 2267

Final rive ratio

The handbook does not state the final drive ratio. I want to calibrate my speedo and rev counter.
Can anyone help?
How many mph per 1,000 revs in top?
This is for a standard Mk1 260cu-in
by Shindles
Sat Nov 10, 2018 6:55 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger Restorations
Topic: Lowering rear suspension
Replies: 3
Views: 2475

Re: Lowering rear suspension

Thanks to everyone. Now done and the car looks much better.