F15 – Hurst Shifter for Tiger

By Robert Olah in the February 2007 RootesReview: “I called Hurst Tech in Cleveland, OH (216-688-8300) and spoke to a nice gentleman who had a 1977 old catalog. He looked the Sunbeam Tiger up and found the part… Read More

F14 – Alpine 25-Spline Transmission Output Shaft

by Paul Almjeld in the December 2006 RootesReview: Have any of you ever tried to locate a driveshaft yoke for a 25 spline transmission output shaft? If so, you already know they are nearly impossible to find. The… Read More

F13 – Drive Shaft Safety Loop

by Larry Paulick in the March 2002 RootesReview: The Potential Problem If your Tiger has more horsepower and torque than the standard engine, or if you have added wider tires, you should think of adding a Drive Shaft… Read More

F12 – Removing the Transmission and Clutch from Below

By Robert Olah in the March 2002 RootesReview: The Sunbeam Work Shop manual says to remove the transmission “the engine and gearbox must be removed as a complete unit.” I took my Tiger to Superior Transmission in Peekskill,… Read More

F11 – British-Japanese Union: A Toyota 5-speed for your Alpine

by Paul Almjeld in the September 2000 RootesReview: For some time now I have been interested in reducing the number of rpm’s required to run at contemporary highway speeds. Like many other Alpine owners, my first choice was… Read More

F10 – Five Bolt or Six Bolt Transmission?

by Tom Calvert originally published in the May 1978 RootesReview One problem Tiger owners in search of an engine have, is deciding what engine is sitting in that 1965 or early 1966 Ford product. With the engine out… Read More

F9 – Signals of Driveline Universal Joint Issues

from the May, 1995 RootesReview My car “clunks” when I take off from a start. What could this be? Probably your universal joint (u-joint) is worn out. The Tiger uses TRW part number 020049. Any jobber should be… Read More

F8 – The Ford Toploader Transmission

Reprinted from CAT in the December 1995 RootesReview Submitted by Mike Schreiner The Ford Toploader transmission was introduced in 1964 to replace the Borg Warner T-10. This is the super-tough transmission built by Ford Engineers to stand-up to… Read More

F1 – Tiger Shifter Removal

by Stu Brennan OH #+%!;!! IT HAPPENED AGAIN!! I’m selling this piece of junk, shifter and all!! I had just pulled my Tiger’s shift lever from first to neutral. The sound and feel were not normal, but they… Read More

F2 – 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… Read More