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        Tigers East Alpines East provides a forum for use by members and non-members of TEAE. It is here to discuss matters relating to the Rootes Group and associated marques. If you desire full membership in our organization with all the benefits therein, visit the JOIN section of the website. Membership benefits include our monthly newsletter, access to the Sunbeam Survivor manual, personal access to the most knowledgeable Rootes car enthusiasts, access to club archives, and attendance at our national events.

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        Ground Rules

        There are a few ground rules for participation in the forum and these must be read together with the terms and conditions which all forum users must adhere to. Failure to follow these terms and conditions and follow the forum etiquette may lead to removal of posting privileges. Please enjoy the use of the forum, and follow our basic rules.


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        Let sleeping dogs lie

        It’s tempting to revisit controversial decisions you disagree with, but it’s rarely productive to do so, since it almost always results in the same heated, lengthy, and time/energy draining discussions leading to the same conclusion that was reached in the last round.

        Therefore, for issues already raised, discussed, and decided upon, reopen the discussion only if you have significant new information that would reasonably prompt reconsideration of the original decision.

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        Enjoy the use of this forum, it will remain free to all Rootes Automotive enthusiasts as long as it is not abused or misused.

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