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by dpuzey
Fri Jul 01, 2011 8:00 am
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger
Topic: Tiger alternative-a Monster Miata!
Replies: 3
Views: 2473

V8 Miatas or MX5 are popular in the US. Flyin' Miata do a kit to fit an LS engine and there is an excellent build story on the Targa Miata which is being rebuilt with an LS V8 for this year's Targa Newfundland rally. http://www.targamiata.com/index.php Here is the latest entries in the build diary. ...
by dpuzey
Thu Jun 23, 2011 3:03 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger
Topic: Targa Florio 1965
Replies: 3
Views: 2863

Targa Florio 1965

Found some links to the old Castrol film of the 1965 Targa Florio on You Tube. The Tiger makes a couple of brief appearances. Plenty of action and Raymond Baxter's commentary http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z_SV9FAX0tE http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JealR6mzp3Y&feature=related http://www.youtube.com/...
by dpuzey
Tue Jun 14, 2011 8:33 am
Forum: STOC Tiger Register
Topic: How many left?
Replies: 8
Views: 12932

The information on these lists only covers cars that are taxed or SORN'd. There is another group of cars that are still listed as neither and DVLA have not released these numbers. I think SORN was introduced in early 1998, and if you car was off the road at that time you did not have to SORN it. Whe...
by dpuzey
Tue Apr 12, 2011 3:06 pm
Forum: Tech Tips
Topic: A Few Questions
Replies: 45
Views: 37220

I put my engine and gearbox in from underneath as the front suspension was in pieces. Still had the rear axle fitted and lifted the front up very high, slid the engine in and then lifted it up and back a couple of times, and lowered the body, engine just cleared the valance and gearbox just cleared ...
by dpuzey
Wed Feb 09, 2011 9:04 am
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger
Topic: What Is Your Car History?
Replies: 45
Views: 34174

Heres my small list: 1971 Austin Maxi 1750, had to start somewhere! 1975 Triumph Dolomite Sprint, wish I had kept it. 1980 Triumph TR7, very underrated and very usable, much better with a V8. 1977 Triumph 2500S. 1977 Triumph 2500 S Estate, should have kept that one. 1978 Rover SD1 3500, guess where ...
by dpuzey
Wed Feb 09, 2011 8:57 am
Forum: Tech Tips
Topic: Convertible Wind Deflector
Replies: 7
Views: 5353

That looks like a really good idea, would like to buy one if they become readily avaliable.
by dpuzey
Fri Sep 24, 2010 7:59 am
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger
Topic: AHP 294B
Replies: 14
Views: 10245

Looks like it did not sell yesterday, the clone, 'evocation', sold for £9k. Lots of cars not sold at this auction.
by dpuzey
Thu Sep 09, 2010 6:35 pm
Forum: Tech Tips
Topic: Tiger seating with head rests
Replies: 16
Views: 14442

I have the Vitesse seats from wwclassics.com. fitted to my Tiger. Very comfortable, although they are a tight fit. ok for average size people. Used the slides from the seat and made some adaptors. Best sit down before asking the price though. Will try and upload some photos.
by dpuzey
Sat Jul 03, 2010 9:15 am
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger
Topic: Le Mans Classic 2010....
Replies: 37
Views: 21267

Nearly ready too, not been to Le Harve before so a different route this time. Will be my 3rd classic and have been to the main 24 hr race 10 times! Looking forward to a great drive down and some excellent racing.
by dpuzey
Tue Mar 23, 2010 11:22 pm
Forum: Tech Tips
Topic: Stainless Steel Bumpers
Replies: 1
Views: 3132

Stainless Steel Bumpers

See that these are regularly advertised on eBay, has anybody fitted a set?
by dpuzey
Sat Mar 13, 2010 6:31 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger Rallying
Topic: ex works Sunbeam Tiger rally car at RaceRetro
Replies: 4
Views: 10062

ex works Sunbeam Tiger rally car at RaceRetro

Went to the RaceRetro show today, and on display on th JME stand was ex works Sunbeam Tiger rally car, ADU311B, from the info by the car it has just been restored and is in midnight blue with a black hardtop.
by dpuzey
Tue Sep 01, 2009 10:29 am
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger
Topic: STOC National Rally - Blenheim Palace
Replies: 6
Views: 5979

Thank you for organising an excellent day at Blenheim Palace yesterday. It was great to see so many Tigers. Hopefully next year I will have completed my Tiger and bring it along.
by dpuzey
Thu Feb 26, 2009 2:12 pm
Forum: Tech Tips
Topic: engine oil
Replies: 14
Views: 12608

Which Optima battery did you buy and where from please? I need to get a battery soon for my Tiger

Thank you
by dpuzey
Wed Feb 04, 2009 1:07 pm
Forum: Tech Tips
Topic: Dynamat or similar
Replies: 0
Views: 2794

Dynamat or similar

Just getting ready to start triming my Tiger and I am cosidering putting a layer of Dynamat or similar under the carpets. Anybody got any experience or advice on using these materials?

Thank you