Tiger Tom Ehrhart’s Amazing COVID Birthday BASH

So I’m coming up on 80 decades of childhood. I know, I know, it’s another milestone one is supposed to celebrate. I mean as a kid we always enjoyed birthdays. When you were seven and had a party. It was exciting. When eight, another party and just as exciting.   So OK, what’s the difference (more…)

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Proposed 2020 Bylaws Updates

According to our bylaws, notice of proposed amendments must be published in the official publication of the corporation at least thirty days prior to the annual meeting or in case of a mail ballot, thirty days prior to publication of the ballot. The proposed changes were published in the March 2020 issue of Rootes Review (more…)

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Appropriate Day trip for Carroll Shelby’s Birthday

3-Dog Garage, Boyertown, PA

The local SAAC chapter organized a tour at the 3-Dog Garage back in January. Coincidentally, the date fell on January 11 – Ol’ Shel’s birthday, he would have been 97 if he was still with us. If there is a better way to spend that day than at a private Museum loaded with fantastic Shelby and Ford cars – I’d like to try it next year.

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Denso Style Alternator for Your Tiger

If you are like me and drive your car a lot, an alternator may be a good alternative to the original generator used in our cars. I’ve had my car on the road now for about 13 years and have covered over 30,000 miles with no charging issues whatsoever. Initially I installed a GM 1-wire (more…)

Rootes Archive Center Building Fund

The Rootes Archive Centre:  the repository for the Rootes Group Factory Archives in the UK The center includes all the manufacturing drawings for Rootes products from the 1930’s to the1980’s.  These archives are accessible to members of Rootes clubs worldwide. Make a donation today After learning about the Archive Centre and its activities many supporters (more…)

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What car is this?

I’d sure like to know what all these cars are. Use the table below to figure out which is which.  Then use the form below that to tell me  make, model and year if you can. I want to add the info to the website someplace.  Make it a contest. First one to identify a (more…)

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Top Banner

Thanks to Fred Baum who mentioned that the banner we were using at the top didn’t match what the club had recently decided to use. So we’ve worked it around and replace the Sunbeam Tiger/Alpine and be more welcoming to owners of other Rootes marque cars.

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Converstation pre launch

Dear all. Seems like people are beginning to figbure out how this system works. But the list of comments on the Comments page is getting kinda long. SO I thought we’d start some posts in this new category that will eventually go away to bring up ideas, issues and concerns a little more obviously. We’ll (more…)

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Progress is being made

Part 1: Read about the plans to update the TE/AE website.

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Suspension and Dampers Sept. 1965

Panhard Rod Bracket Service Bulletin Factory Service Bulletin SUSPENSION AND DAMPERS Sept. 1965 TO: ALL ROOTES GROUP DEALERS MODEL: SUNBEAM TIGER (260) SUBJECT: PANHARD ROD BRACKET FAILURE In order to minimize the possibility of Panhard Rod Bracket failure on the above model, all cars prior to Chassis Number B.9473544 should be checked at the next (more…)