Archive for the ‘1966 Sunbeam Tiger’ Category

LAT Hood Painted

Monday, January 18th, 2010

The new LAT hood has been painted the same Commodore Blue as the car. Commodore Blue is Rootes paint code 106.

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New LAT Hood

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009

Just in is a new LAT hood, hopefully this will solve the usual overheating problems.
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Tiger for the Rally

Thursday, September 24th, 2009

The Tiger is wearing graphics ready for an upcoming rally. The Classic Adelaide is a world famous rally in Southern Australia. http://www.classicadelaide.com.au/

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Bad Regulator and Polarized Generator

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009

The charging system was not working. A new regulator was needed but the system was still not charging. After doing the polarization procedure for the generator everything started to work fine.

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Battery and Trunk Platform

Saturday, August 9th, 2008

The Optimus battery now has a dongle to connect to the battery tender during storage and is wound around the new trunk platform.

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Ready to Roll

Sunday, June 1st, 2008

Mostly finished and ready for the street.

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Polished up

Monday, May 12th, 2008

Ready for assembly.

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Ready for Buff

Wednesday, May 7th, 2008

Painted and cleared, ready for sanding and buffing.

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Tinted Primer

Thursday, May 1st, 2008

Tinted primer finally covers the entire car and it ready for wet sanding.

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Odd Look

Thursday, March 27th, 2008

The rusted metal has been cut out, replaced and now smoothed in with fiberglass.

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Smoothing

Thursday, March 27th, 2008

The rusted metal has been cut out, replaced and now smoothed in with fiberglass.

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Rusty Mess

Wednesday, March 26th, 2008

The full extent to the rust is starting to be uncovered.

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Lip Trim

Friday, January 25th, 2008

A small strip has been trimmed to allow for larger wheels and tires.

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Bare metals

Saturday, December 1st, 2007

The bonnet has been cleaned and sanded.

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Primer Spray

Thursday, November 29th, 2007

One spray of primer on the drivers rear.

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