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by dpuzey
Tue Feb 09, 2016 4:09 pm
Forum: Tech Tips
Topic: Wilwood brake upgrade
Replies: 17
Views: 12010

The Hi Spec discs I have on my Tiger are 260mm diameter and plain, I had a bad experience with dimpled and grooved discs on my Vitesse. I lent them a hub, upright and steering arm in early 2014. Had no brake problems on the Monte trip. I think the price was comparable to Rally Design.
by dpuzey
Wed Jan 06, 2016 12:45 pm
Forum: Club Events
Topic: Le Mans Classic 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 7058

Provisional entry list for 2016 includes 1 Le Mans Tiger, I think it is the Mule.
by dpuzey
Fri Oct 23, 2015 11:36 am
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger
Topic: Rolling Road Dyno Day - John Sleath, Doncaster
Replies: 48
Views: 40637

Took my Tiger to John Sleath yesterday (22nd October). It has a mildly modified 260, see earlier in the thread for details. Made 220 bhp at the flywheel at 5000rpm, John did not run it any higher and I hardly ever see 5000rpm! But had 260 lb ft of torque from 2300rpm to 3600rpm and still had over 24...
by dpuzey
Mon Aug 17, 2015 9:33 am
Forum: Club Events
Topic: Le Mans Classic 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 7058

Still some rooms at the Hotel St Aubin avaliable. If you are planning to go please get in touch with me ASAP. You will also need to book your ferry crossing very soon if you are planning on using one of the overnight routes from Portsmouth on the 6th July.
by dpuzey
Mon Aug 17, 2015 9:30 am
Forum: Tech Tips
Topic: Minilites
Replies: 2
Views: 2854

I have 6" on the front and 7" on the rear, 185/55-15 on the front and 205/50-15 on the rear. Also have Avons, only tyre I could find in both sizes
by dpuzey
Wed Jul 15, 2015 8:24 am
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger
Topic: Overhaulin' - Sunbeam Tiger
Replies: 4
Views: 5023

Overhaulin' - Sunbeam Tiger

Overhaulin' is an Ameerican show where car designer Chip Foose rebuilds and sometimes modernises older cars. In the most recent series he overhauled a Sunbeam Tiger. This show has now started to appeared on UK satalite TV. So if you have Discovery Turbo then check out the show at 3pm today 15th July...
by dpuzey
Mon Jun 29, 2015 9:28 am
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger
Topic: 50th Birthday of your Tiger
Replies: 20
Views: 21572

My Tiger B9473531 HROFE is 50 today! Although it was not registered for nearly 3 years in April 1968 as SUK 705F. Must get some Tiger beer to celebrate!!!!
by dpuzey
Mon Jun 15, 2015 8:30 am
Forum: Club Events
Topic: STOC National 2015 Harrogate -Saturday Drive
Replies: 1
Views: 2978

Thank you to all who drove to Harrogate at the weekend, despite the weather we had a great time. Thank you to our secretary Liz Mountain for orgainising it and we hope your brooken foot gets better very soon. Thank you to Lou Lusardi for planning a brilliant drive on Saturday, even the weather brigh...
by dpuzey
Mon Mar 23, 2015 9:52 am
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger
Topic: Silverstone Classic
Replies: 0
Views: 2100

Silverstone Classic

Last date for early bird cheap tickets is 31st March. Club code is in the February Chairmans Newsletter
by dpuzey
Tue Mar 03, 2015 8:43 am
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger
Topic: Tiger coverage in classic car media - April 15
Replies: 4
Views: 3665

This article will now appear in the next issue, 228 due out at the end of March.
by dpuzey
Wed Feb 11, 2015 8:34 am
Forum: Tech Tips
Topic: Engine and Heads Specialists.
Replies: 9
Views: 4840

You could try Peter Knight in Daventry, not used him but have heard he knows about American V8s
by dpuzey
Wed Feb 04, 2015 8:09 am
Forum: Club Events
Topic: Le Mans Classic 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 7058

Le Mans Classic 2016

Dates for the 2016 Le Mans Classic have been announced, 8th to 10th July 2016. Planning has already started for the club's trip and more details will be published soon
by dpuzey
Mon Jan 05, 2015 11:04 am
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Found - Front disc brake dust shield
Replies: 6
Views: 3864

When I fitted my 4 pot calipers and vented discs I kept the dust shields, helps to protect the ball joints from getting hot. I had to cut them to fit round the calipers but only took a couple of minutes, also cut the front of teh shield back to allow air in.
by dpuzey
Wed Dec 10, 2014 8:44 am
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger
Topic: Tiger coverage in classic car media - October
Replies: 6
Views: 4995

And the Monte Tour was included in the latest issue of Classic Motorsports, who also have a Tiger as a staff car, the restoration of which was comprehensively covered, see http://classicmotorsports.net/project-c ... eam-tiger/
by dpuzey
Wed Dec 03, 2014 12:41 pm
Forum: Club Events
Topic: Circuit des Remparts 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 3801

Circuit des Remparts 2015

Circuit des Remparts – Angouleme 2015 As Le Mans Classic only happens every other year and it seems a lot of you have got the touring bug we thought we would offer a trip to the Circuit des Remparts race weekend in Angouleme The weekend is 18th to 20th September and we have 2 options on offer: Optio...