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by FDub
Sun Sep 30, 2018 10:45 pm
Forum: Tech Tips
Topic: Steering Column Noise
Replies: 4
Views: 1495

Re: Steering Column Noise

I have the same issue. Slight interference somewhere under WOT, upper RPM.

I grin and think of it as “character”
by FDub
Sun Sep 30, 2018 10:40 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger Restorations
Topic: Hard top restoration
Replies: 3
Views: 1142

Re: Hard top restoration

If it’s of any help to you (or others who come behind us) I prised my rear window out by hand recently and then prised it back in again. Zero prep before removal, in terms of removing any trim. My fingers were raw but I got it done. Came out pretty easy, harder to get back in.
by FDub
Wed Sep 26, 2018 11:52 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Shock Absorbers
Replies: 20
Views: 5477

Re: Shock Absorbers

They are clearly of high quality construction and are certainly considerably more beefy than the Spax units which came out. I think the piston rod measured 16mm against the Spax 12mm so 33% thicker. The bodies are significantly larger as per the photograph. Installation was straightforward Adjustmen...
by FDub
Wed Sep 26, 2018 11:51 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Shock Absorbers
Replies: 20
Views: 5477

Re: Shock Absorbers

So I went ahead and installed the Koni shocks ...
by FDub
Fri Apr 20, 2018 12:43 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Shock Absorbers
Replies: 20
Views: 5477

Thanks Guys. In the meantime I can confirm that I received a response from Koni saying that they know of only one specialist who orders in sufficient quantities that they make them up for him. Details below for anyone who is interested. I haven't yet decided to use Koni but it does seem that the opt...
by FDub
Wed Apr 18, 2018 5:00 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Shock Absorbers
Replies: 20
Views: 5477

Hi all, I am also looking for quality replacement shocks for my Tiger. The car is presently sitting slightly lowered with slightly heavier duty springs than stock. It’s on 14” wheels. It presently has a set of Spax shocks which are probably about 20 years old but with very little use. They are not e...
by FDub
Thu Feb 09, 2017 12:34 am
Forum: Rootes & Jensen History
Topic: Sunbeam Radio Jingle
Replies: 1
Views: 3682

Well done. Very authentic sounding. :D
by FDub
Thu Feb 02, 2017 11:55 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger
Topic: Youtube videos
Replies: 1
Views: 2097

Very interesting. I've recently purchased a Tiger with quite a significant pinch done to one downpipe to accommodate the oil filter and was thinking about having it modified in time. Don't think I'll be bothering after viewing that particular video!

Cheers!