B3 – Stop That Burping Tiger!

Stock Tigers often have a habit of burping out coolant after a hot run. Tigers like to burp immediately after being shut off because the residual engine heat causes localized boiling within the engine block. In addition to being unsightly, this habit can be expensive due to the high cost of anti-freeze. Help your Tiger (more…)

M10 – Electronic Revcounters

by Chris Barker originally reprinted with permission from THE ALPINE HORN, United Kingdom in 8/85 If things have worked out as Paul Norton and I intended this article should accompany one by him on the intimate details on electronic revcounters. He will tell you all about resistors and thermistors. I am going to show you (more…)

TAC session at British Auto Fayer in Norcross, GA

Tiger TAC session by Tom Hall and Patrick King from STOA at 14th Annual Atlanta British Car and Motorcycle Fayre September 6, 2014 Norcross, GA Any questions call Bill Bulpit   at  770-329-5263 Location:  Historic Downtown Norcross Time: 10:00 am to 3:00 pm Hundreds of classic British cars and motorcycles NEW FOR 2014: For easier parking a free shuttle (more…)

Sunbeam goes to Woodstock

This photo was clipped from the evening news on the 40th anniversary of Woodstock. What a story could be told about this adventure. I would sure like to locate the owner of this car.

How do I know my Tiger is real?

A visitor asked: How do you verify that a Tiger is for real and not a fake? The easiest way to identify a “real” Tiger is to determine if it has been authenticated by the TAC process.* If the car has been TAC’d, you’ll find a numbered decal behind the cubby (glove) box. TAC stands for (more…)

Bulletin 67-42: Tiger Modified Oil Filter Line Attaching Point

NUMBER: 67-42 DATE: 3-30-67 GROUP: Engine SUBGROUP: Oil Filter Line MODELS: Tiger SUBJECT: Modified Oil Filter Line Attaching Point A new tie down clip has been introduced in Production to prevent possible rubbing of the oil filter line against the steering column. This change is effective from chassis number B382-001094. It is recommended that the (more…)

Bulletin 67-28: Alpine V & Tiger 260 Windshield Water Leaks

NUMBER: 67-28 DATE: 2-13-67 GROUP: Body SUBGROUP: Windshield Water Leaks MODELS: Alpine V & Tiger 260 SUBJECT: Windshield Water Leaks As a result of a recent investigation of windshield water leaks, it has been established that, in the majority of cases, leakage was due to an inadequate seal between the windshield frame and the ‘A’ (more…)

G2 – Crossmember Crisis is Not That Common

by Jim Anderson Tiger Tales, the newsletter of the California Association of Tiger Owners, carried a rather disturbing editorial, entitled “Time Bomb!”. Written by Herb Mosley, the newsletter’s technical editor, the article begins: “Every Tiger on the road with an unreinforced crossmember is a time bomb waiting to go off “. Until this critical assembly (more…)

E2 – Smooth Shifting Clutch Story

by Rich Bakula My 1965 Tiger (Serial No. B9473202) developed an extreme case of chewed flywheel teeth. This was probably started about 12 years ago by a starter gear, which was hanging up on the shaft. When my mechanic (Gary Turner at GT Automotive) took everything apart, we also discovered that the clutch disc had (more…)

N1 – Hood Release Improved with Older Parts

Those of you who have the “bicycle brake cable” style of hood latch release, may have looked in envy at the “solid rod” type releases on earlier Sunbeams. I know that I was always concerned that the cable might fail and leave me with the prospect of cutting metal to open the hood.