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by Pierre
Tue Dec 13, 2016 1:03 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger Restorations
Topic: Radiator mounts
Replies: 4
Views: 3859

Radiator mounts

Anyone has ideas about best way to fit radiator with flexible mounts?
Currently using short pieces of silicone hose to give some flexibility but is there a better way?
Also adding flexible spacers between rad brackets and body shell brings the rad very close to the steering rack. Ideas?
by Pierre
Sun Dec 04, 2016 1:50 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger
Topic: Engine oil
Replies: 6
Views: 4109

Thanks Redbaron.

Lots of other stuff to do before the oil change, but hopefully will be ready for the "spring meet" after 1+ years off the road.
by Pierre
Fri Dec 02, 2016 2:25 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger
Topic: Engine oil
Replies: 6
Views: 4109

Thanks for the info guys.

I run a 289 with solid lifters, is this what pushrod calls flat tappets?
by Pierre
Thu Dec 01, 2016 5:32 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger
Topic: Engine oil
Replies: 6
Views: 4109

Thanks.
Probably give it a go at the spring oil change.
by Pierre
Thu Dec 01, 2016 2:23 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger
Topic: Engine oil
Replies: 6
Views: 4109

Engine oil

Has anyone tried Valvoline VR1 Racing Motor Oil 20W-50?

What do you use in your Tiger?
by Pierre
Fri Nov 25, 2016 10:26 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger
Topic: Club Branded Clothing. Christmas Promotion
Replies: 1
Views: 2350

As a surprise, Lizzie bought me a set of Tiger overalls from these guys.
The quality is good and logos really stand out!
Well pleased, shame to get them dirty.
by Pierre
Fri Nov 25, 2016 10:22 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger Restorations
Topic: Tachometer reading double
Replies: 5
Views: 4448

Too much wheel spin :D
by Pierre
Wed Oct 26, 2016 5:03 pm
Forum: Tech Tips
Topic: toggle switches escutcheon labels/rings
Replies: 5
Views: 4230

You could check out Land Rover switch labels. Slightly different format to Tiger ones but they fit!
by Pierre
Tue Aug 30, 2016 8:22 pm
Forum: Tech Tips
Topic: Radiator
Replies: 0
Views: 2345

Radiator

Just bought a new radiator from Alicool (01543 898700) after my Radtech one developed a leak. Radtech wanted about 3 weeks to carry out a repair, Alicool sent out a new one within 5 days. Welding on the Alicool rad looks excellent, the brackets needed some adjustment to the mounting slots but this m...
by Pierre
Thu Aug 18, 2016 9:12 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger
Topic: Ken Miles
Replies: 2
Views: 3200

A legend who's skill helped to create the Tiger.
RIP.
by Pierre
Mon Jul 11, 2016 6:08 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger
Topic: New Tiger Owner
Replies: 11
Views: 11930

I tried to negotiate importing 2 complete T5 kits from MDL.
Emails went unanswered, promised phone calls not returned. Like trying to swim through treacle so gave up in the end.
Not sure why this was as usually dealing with US companies is a pleasure.
Perhaps you will have better luck.

Peter
by Pierre
Wed May 25, 2016 6:21 pm
Forum: Classifieds - Parts
Topic: Tigers For Sale
Replies: 1
Views: 2643

Thanks for the tip Graham, Bit of a bugger really as I've just spent all my money on a rather nice loft extension. It would have been super to have another Tiger, one that I could use, but I'm stuck with my machine needing lots of TLC (money) and the prospect of a succession of fellow Tigerites ensc...
by Pierre
Tue May 10, 2016 10:15 pm
Forum: Tech Tips
Topic: 289 Hipo
Replies: 10
Views: 8869

New 600 cfm Edelbrock about to be fitted, just need to sort out fuel lines from braided steel to rubber.
Considering MSD dizzie once carb is OK and car back on the road.
by Pierre
Wed Feb 17, 2016 1:00 pm
Forum: Sunbeam Tiger
Topic: STOC Website MKII - Under development
Replies: 27
Views: 22560

Looks good!
by Pierre
Sun Jan 31, 2016 12:00 pm
Forum: Tech Tips
Topic: 289 Hipo
Replies: 10
Views: 8869

Thanks guys. Apart from carb problems, the car seems relatively OK. However, a new dizzie would probably not come amiss. Garage construction coming together, ceiling, lights and loft almost complete. Looking forward to working on the Tiger under cover. Maybe I could then sneak in a secret performanc...