Tiger Engine Study

Ron Fraser has been studying all the stock Tiger engine group configurations from the Ford part number point of view. Hopefully this study will add some details to the collective knowledge base of Tigers and eventually clear up some details about the Tiger engines.

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Alternator Conversion Updated

Wow, it’s been twenty years since I first worked on this alternator conversion.   I’ve had no problems with since then.   But recently I have received some questions. So I thought it’s time to revisit and update the story.   Twenty years ago I had a low-quality digital camera plus I wanted to look and see if (more…)

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Life of Aunt Helen Swift

Aunt Helen Swift: TEAE’s matriarch has finally left us on our own. Aunt Helen has been a fixture in our club since it started in the 70’s. She never held any office but did not need to. She was simply the center piece of any United with husband Wally trying to upstage her. We all (more…)

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Alpine Fastback Hardtop Plans

During the Classic Motor Show, at a particularly busy time in the Archive Centre booth, a quiet gentleman handed in a wrapped package without any explanation. Then he disappeared into the crowd. It was a short while before the package was opened to have the contents “checked in” to the archive. What a discovery! An (more…)

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Who swaps out a perfectly good Tiger engine?

Brad Phillips of Hagerty.com is swapping out a stock 1966 Tiger engine for a Ford 289 HiPo V-8! Watch the progress on YouTube. Each of the episodes is less than 10 minutes; some much shorter. Here’s the first one: Speaking of shoe-horning big engines in small cars Check this thread at jalopyjournal.com/forum. Morgan Hill put (more…)

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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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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…)