Sunbeam Tiger Repaint

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chap foose
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Re: Sunbeam Tiger Repaint

#11 Post by chap foose » Fri Apr 25, 2014 9:53 pm

TerryG wrote:Very pretty :)
I spy Tina hiding in the background.
That's my tina Terry.
Be in paint soon

rich.
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Re: Sunbeam Tiger Repaint

#12 Post by rich. » Sat Apr 26, 2014 7:50 am

chap foose wrote:
rich. wrote:thats nice, are you doing the paint?? :thumbs: :thumbs:
Cheers mate.
Yes I done the prep and paint
thought i recognised your extremely high standards! :thumbs: :thumbs: :thumbs:
hows tina coming along? or have you been busy??

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Re: Sunbeam Tiger Repaint

#13 Post by suffolkpete » Wed Apr 30, 2014 8:25 am

The bloke who services my boiler is restoring a Tiger just like that.
1974 Rover 2200 SC
1982 Matra Murena 1.6

chap foose
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Re: Sunbeam Tiger Repaint

#14 Post by chap foose » Sun May 04, 2014 12:54 pm

The cortinas coming along nicely.Inside is painted and so is engine bay and the underside.
Next job is flat the rest down and paint the car

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Re: Sunbeam Tiger Repaint

#15 Post by chap foose » Mon May 12, 2014 8:14 pm

Went to see the car today and he has the engine back in.
4.7 v8 played with and over 300 bhp.
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Re: Sunbeam Tiger Repaint

#16 Post by zipgun » Mon May 12, 2014 8:38 pm


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Re: Sunbeam Tiger Repaint

#17 Post by tractorman » Tue May 13, 2014 9:08 am

While I quite liked the looks of the Alpine when I was in my teens, it was the Tiger that stole my heart! Far nicer than a GT6 - as the Alpine was far nicer than the Spitfire. The Chemistry?Geography/PE teacher at school had a fairly new Spit which he swapped for a nice Alpine - though he did have a Borgward or Moskvich when I first went (I can't remember which - it was nearly 50 years ago!)

Dammit - I'm depressed now :cry:

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Re: Sunbeam Tiger Repaint

#18 Post by chap foose » Wed Aug 06, 2014 7:48 pm

Thought I would pop in and see how my mate is getting on with his sunbeam tiger I painted earlier this year.
Looking good with some parts back on it.
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A couple more sunbeams which ive got to paint.
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And a very rare manual gearbox 1965 Jenson.
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Re: Sunbeam Tiger Repaint

#19 Post by tractorman » Wed Aug 06, 2014 10:11 pm

The bursar at my old school had one of the second "Sunbeams" in the 60s. It was a shame that one of the boy's grandmother bought a nice new Interceptor just after the bursar bought his Jensen: I didn't like the older car much, but the Interceptor was something I could drool over.

Almost as much as that Tiger.

You'll have to watch out if you keep posting porn like that - I read that Microsoft have reported someone to the Police for storing nasty images on their cloud server! They must be trying to outdo Google!

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Re: Sunbeam Tiger Repaint

#20 Post by TerryG » Wed Aug 06, 2014 10:18 pm

My eyes have just turned green. Seriously nice cars!
Understeer: when you hit the wall with the front of the car.
Oversteer: when you hit the wall with the back of the car.
Horsepower: how fast you hit the wall.
Torque: how far you take the wall with you.

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