C37 – Alpine V6 Conversion

by Gary Schotland with Larry Atkisson & Joe Rodriguez in the May 1996 RootesReview Imagine an Alpine with performance that will blow the doors off a stock Tiger and embarrass more than a few modified ones: 300+ reliable horses, 0-60 in 5 seconds, and under 12 seconds in the quarter mile, all with the more (more…)

Bulletin 67-52: Ball Joint Checking Procedure

GROUP: Front SuspensionSUBGROUP: Ball JointsDATE: 4-24-67 SUBJECT: Ball Joint Checking Procedure MODELS: All Sunbeam Models Except Arrow & Imp In order to assist you in properly servicing ball joints as outlined in the Certified Car Care and Service Manuals, a new special tool is now available, fig. (1), for checking ball joints. One of these (more…)

Suspension and Dampers Sept. 1965

Panhard Rod Bracket Service Bulletin Factory Service Bulletin SUSPENSION AND DAMPERS Sept. 1965 TO: ALL ROOTES GROUP DEALERS MODEL: SUNBEAM TIGER (260) SUBJECT: PANHARD ROD BRACKET FAILURE In order to minimize the possibility of Panhard Rod Bracket failure on the above model, all cars prior to Chassis Number B.9473544 should be checked at the next (more…)

Bulletin 60-186: Super Snipe II P.T.F.E. Swivel Pin Thrust Washers

STEERING FRONT SUSPENSION No. 186 June 2, 1960. TO ALL ROOTES GROUP DEALERS HUMBER SUPER SNIPE SERIES II P.T.F.E. Swivel Pin Thrust Washers A new type of thrust washer (Part No. 1203654) has been fitted to the swivel pin from Chassis No. Super Snipe II B8002774 onwards to give reduced steering effort. The name P.T.F.E. (more…)