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by bernd_st
Fri Jun 22, 2018 9:33 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger
Topic: Cats Whiskers no 104 not yet received
Replies: 7
Views: 3350

This is to confirm that CW issue #104 has finally arrived over here in Germany. A pleasure to read. Thanks to editor and all contributors...
by bernd_st
Tue Dec 05, 2017 7:59 pm
Forum: Club Events
Topic: German National Meeting 2018
Replies: 0
Views: 5081

German National Meeting 2018

This is to inform STOC members that our annual MTG 2018 will be held from August 2nd to 5th 2018 @ Budweis in Czechoslovakia. If interested pls. contact me for further details. Certainly a far ride east but should be a unique chance to enjoy a superb four star Hotel and excellent beer for very reaso...
by bernd_st
Thu Nov 09, 2017 9:06 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger
Topic: Cats Whiskers #102
Replies: 3
Views: 2995

Graham, that's definitely a great idea . In 2018 we'll have our annual MTG @ CzechRepublik while for 2019 vague plan was to meet @ Ruegen (North East german coast) . We may have chance to shift that to 2020 though in favour of your idea though. Let' s discuss further on the show. Good to see you guy...
by bernd_st
Mon Nov 06, 2017 6:32 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger
Topic: Cats Whiskers #102
Replies: 3
Views: 2995

Issue just arrived here in Germany. What a great compilation and a pleasure to read. Thanks for including our National in Switzerland. Hope to see you all next weekend @ NEC :wink:
by bernd_st
Wed Nov 01, 2017 5:58 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Shock Absorbers
Replies: 20
Views: 9670

Not that I'm aware of. Talked to the Koni guys but they informed me that Rick in US has the absolute Monopol to get them made in smaller batches. From time to time he had them available. Not sure about the current status though. Another option would be to get decent used pairs and have them rebuilt ...
by bernd_st
Sat Oct 28, 2017 7:05 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Shock Absorbers
Replies: 20
Views: 9670

Konis all around but became scarce...
by bernd_st
Mon May 15, 2017 9:53 pm
Forum: Tech Tips
Topic: 2 or 2 1/4" exhaust
Replies: 1
Views: 2727

With 300 hp think you should be fine with a 2" exhaust system...
by bernd_st
Mon May 15, 2017 9:47 pm
Forum: Tech Tips
Topic: What make is my carburettor?
Replies: 3
Views: 3443

an Autolite 2100 to be a bit more specific...
by bernd_st
Sun Nov 06, 2016 5:36 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger
Topic: Practical Classics Rate The Tiger
Replies: 4
Views: 4209

Graham, that's one of the reasons I have quitted my Practical Classics Abo. I was registered for years but ultimately got annoyed by by the countless MG / BL and badly increasing Youngtimer stories. Looks like my decision was correct..?
by bernd_st
Sun Jun 12, 2016 7:08 am
Forum: Tech Tips
Topic: Vague gear changes and stuck in gear fix
Replies: 4
Views: 4985

Good find. I'm having the same Problem - means difficulty to shift from 2nd into 3rd. Is there any source to get these oval Pins from ?
by bernd_st
Tue Apr 12, 2016 7:50 pm
Forum: Tech Tips
Topic: Toploader Parts
Replies: 3
Views: 3993

For rebuild kits you may try Sunbeam Spares...
by bernd_st
Thu Mar 31, 2016 5:20 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger
Topic: Cats Whiskers 97
Replies: 3
Views: 4783

Welcome. Just wanted to give some Feedback from " out there". Know how much work it is to issue a superb Journal regularily. See you on Spares day...
by bernd_st
Thu Mar 24, 2016 6:41 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger
Topic: Cats Whiskers 97
Replies: 3
Views: 4783

Good one. Especially the story about AF9. Big Thanks...
by bernd_st
Wed Aug 05, 2015 7:40 am
Forum: Tech Tips
Topic: Edelbrock 500 cfm carb - starting problems
Replies: 2
Views: 3514

I run a similar setup on a standard 289 but with an 2 -> 4 barrel adaptor plate on the standard cast iron manifold. It doesn't show such problems. Perhaps because it sits slightly higher. If space allows would try to put a thicker plate between carb and manifold. Furthermore the Edelbrock runs quite...
by bernd_st
Tue Jun 23, 2015 5:33 pm
Forum: Tech Tips
Topic: Boot Hinges
Replies: 19
Views: 11873

Think from factory they were never covered with vinyl. However famous Woolies shop sells plate material with elephant skin pattern whch is very close to the originals....