L16 – Wheels (& Tires)

by Louis Brown in the September and October 1991 RootesReview: I set out to see if I couldn’t find some inexpensive wheels to support some bigger tires for my 1965 (more…)

L15 – Determining Tire Age

by Ron Fraser in the May 2006 RootesReview: When it comes to determining the age of a tire, it is easy to identify when a tire was manufactured by reading (more…)

L14 – Tiger Wheels

by Alex Gabbard in the October 1995 RootesReview The question has been raised concerning what wheels were used on the Tiger through factory or dealer options. At the expense of (more…)

L13 – Wire (Road) Wheel Tip

by Claude Wynre in the July , 1995 RootesReview For you Sunbeam owners who have wire wheels. For years I had problems with a clunk sound in the rear end (more…)

L1 – Tire Selection

by Steve Hansen Now that our Alpines and Tigers are between twenty-five and thirty years old, they are probably not riding on their original 6. 00 X 13 Dunlops any (more…)

L2 – Balancing of Wire Wheels

If you are having trouble getting your wire wheels properly balanced, or feel that there are too many weights on them, you might have a problem with the. method in (more…)

L3 – Wire Wheels

MGB 14″ wire wheels slide right on the existing splines and clear the fenders when used with 175 x 70 tires. They have the advantages of lowering the engine R.P.M. (more…)

L4 – Stock Wheels

by Stu Brennan In the late summer, I received a call from George Levin, a member of the Sunbeam Tiger Owners Club (England) from Glasgow, Scotland. He was visiting the (more…)

L5 – A Wire Wheel Quicky

by Steve Finberg An excellent instant replacement for worn or missing spoke liner can be made from an FR14 inner tube cut 2″ wide. This can be made from an (more…)