Tech Tips

Addendum to Tiger & Alpine Cooling Tales Are All Hot Air

Contact the Authors: “Tiger Tom®” Ehrhart and Chuck King The following explanations, facts and plots provide supporting details for the article published in Tiger East/Alpines East Rootes Review and other marque newsletters. The additional charts on this site illustrate some of the more significant variables we were able to quantify. Our intent is to show […]

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Cooling the Tiger

We’ve moved this article. Read Cooling the Tiger here.

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Interstate Driving LOOP Better Performers

Temperature vs. Time Interstate Driving LOOP Better Performers These were the best Interstate performers.

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Exhaust Notes

by Dan Cameron Originally printed 9/87 Many of our Tiger and Alpine members have spent a great deal of time, effort and money restoring their cars only to find that within a few months’ time that the once shiny exhaust system is beginning to rust. In a most recent effort to keep the underside of […]

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Light Bulb Replacements?

Bob Wilson asked: What are the USA part number equivalents to British part numbers for light bulbs, primarily the turn signal lamps? Help! Tiger Tom replied: Bob, I am not aware of any interchange list. I’ve seen some references in years past of a lamp or two but I a not aware of a list […]

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Tiger Transmission Locks in Gear

Author unknown My 1965 Tiger Mk I locks in gear, the shifter won’t move. It usually happens in city traffic when shifting up and down several times. All at once it just locks up, but I believe it’s almost always in 3rd gear. I usually just coast to a stop with clutch in or continue […]

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Chassis Codes Issued for Humber Vehicles

Rootes and Chrysler U.K. Passenger Cars Humber chassis engine number coding Humber Hawk Mk. 1 approx. July 1945 to September 1947 Humber Hawk Mk 11 September 1947 to October 1948 Humber Hawk Mk. 111 October 1948 to September 1950 Humber Hawk Mk. 1V September 1950 to September 1952 Humber Hawk Mk. V September 1952 to […]

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New Chassis Number Format: 1970 and after

Rootes and Chrysler U.K. Passenger Cars A new vehicle identification format was introduced in July 1970. Download a PDF of Later model chassis engine number coding New chassis plate example: Chassis No. R G 211 000115 Service Code H AA H Paint Code 108 Trim Code 701 Type Code 211 H 4 Breakdown of details […]

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Chassis Codes Issued for Hillman Vehicles

Rootes and Chrysler U.K. Passenger Cars Download a PDF of Hillman chassis engine number coding MODEL COMMENCING CHASSIS NUMBER ENDING CHASSIS NUMBER PRODUCTION DATES Hillman Minx Mk. 1 Approx. July 1945 to December 1947 Hillman Minx Mk. 11 December 1947 to September 1948 Hillman Minx Mk. 111 1900001 September 1948 to November 1949 Hillman Minx […]

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Chassis Codes Issued for Sunbeam Vehicles

Rootes and Chrysler U.K. Passenger Cars Download MSWord document of this file here Get a PDF of this file here. Talbot 10 1936 model 1001 2500 1936 Talbot 10 1937 model 3001 3350 1937 Talbot 10 1938 model 5001 6800 1938 Sunbeam Talbot 10 1939 model 40001 42752 1939 Sunbeam Talbot 10 1940 model 101(010) […]

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