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Old 08-11-2017, 08:08 AM
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http://bringatrailer.com/listing/1964-sunbeam-tiger/


The pictures submitted on this listing are very helpful to those putting a Tiger back t stock.

The reason I bring this up is 2 fold.
This car is going on the block at Monterey .
There's some talk in Tiger circles of more clearly defined rules as to what is stock vs personalized and modified.


I hope that all the Sunbeams do well on the track or the auction block.
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Old 08-11-2017, 10:31 AM
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Did it sell 5 months ago or just reach high bid? Curious why he would be selling so soon? It's beautiful, I would make it a driver......
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Old 08-14-2017, 08:54 AM
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Stock 13''s
https://simpletire.com/federal-p185-...kaAsCpEALw_wcB

Federal makes the little tires for midget like cars, I believe that they are called Sportsman cars. They've been available for some time. . This is especially interesting as stock class tires are in discussion to be allowed for other than 13" tires. This link will be moved later to tire thread.
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Old 08-15-2017, 08:27 AM
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This is very funny! Why would anyone think that it is OK for Stock to run anything other than 13" tires? There are plenty of them out there. The only reason I can think is that someone wants to run super sticky rubber in the Autocross and is having trouble locating them. But then super sticky tires should not be allowed in the stock class since Tigers did not come with super sticky tires. Of course, loosen the requirements for 13" tires in stock will have an effect on the sale of 13" tires, hastening their demise. What's next? Well, Ford is not making 260 cid engines anymore, so we should let the Stock class run 5.0 litre engines? Makes about as much sense.
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Agree with David,

Not sure how an argument could be put forward for wheels other than 13" steels or LAT9 or 70 13" wheels.

There are plenty of 13" tyres availble... Admittedly they generally fall into two categories generally cheap compact car tyres or.. Semi comp track tyres with lowish profile.

Of course there are more expesive period replica tyres and crossply options... There is choice out there.
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Old 08-16-2017, 10:09 AM
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Maybe down under and in the U.K. 13"s are available. I searched for months and could only find 3 different ones. When I stumbled on a BaT posting that named another choice I brought it here.

First off let me go back to the prevailing stated autocross rules as listed in an old Tiger Tales, "Some cheating is allowed."
The possibility of that some cheating as a reality bugs me immensely

Then there's the hidden internal changes quick rack, "not MG," but the new guts in the stock rack.

I remember my first United a Corvette guy turned Tiger and his WTH statement why isn't there a punch list or a guide to in modify or uniform standard. My reaction then was good question is it the B.o.N. or is it trade secrets of pro restorer don't ask me, I learned about cars from the Idiots guide to keeping the VW alive and found my car from a yard sale seller
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