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by pushrod
Fri May 04, 2012 10:31 pm
Forum: Tech Tips
Topic: Misfire
Replies: 8
Views: 6340

Robin: No.1 on my distributor is at 1 o'clock as it was before I changed the leads. I've looked at a few websites fo Ford 260 v8 ignition timing and some show diagrams of it being at 11 and others at 1 o'clock - most confusing! Tomaselli: Fuel is only a week old, it ran fine before I changed the lea...
by pushrod
Fri May 04, 2012 12:04 pm
Forum: Tech Tips
Topic: Misfire
Replies: 8
Views: 6340

Misfire

I've just fitted a new set of leads, distributor cap and rotor arm to the Tiger and I can't cure a misfire. The old parts were several years old and in need of changing. Engine is a 260 with a Mallory D70 33 distributor. The new leads are Moroso Blue Max, with 90deg plug caps. Engine was running fin...
by pushrod
Thu May 03, 2012 9:01 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Team Tiger
Topic: Ken Miles Tiger - Badger 200 Road America 1964
Replies: 0
Views: 4306

Ken Miles Tiger - Badger 200 Road America 1964

Here's a link to the Racing Sports Cars website showing Ken Miles in a Tiger taking part in the Badger 200 sports car race at Road America in September 1964. Ken finished 2nd. http://www.racingsportscars.com/photo/1964/Road_America-1964-09-13a-074.jpg The Tiger looks just like the Scalextric slot car!
by pushrod
Sun Feb 26, 2012 11:39 pm
Forum: Tech Tips
Topic: Faulty fuel gauge/tank sender
Replies: 5
Views: 4554

Many thanks, a job for later in the week.
by pushrod
Mon Feb 20, 2012 10:27 pm
Forum: Tech Tips
Topic: Faulty fuel gauge/tank sender
Replies: 5
Views: 4554

Faulty fuel gauge/tank sender

One of the problems with my recently purchased Tiger is that the fuel gauge doesn't go above half even when the tank is brim full. Fortunately it does work for the bottom half! Both tanks do appear to fill.

Any suggestions?