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Forum: Body 02-20-2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 4
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Cool More info needed

If the door protrusion is even from top-to-bottom, simply move the stepped latch inward (2 X 5/16" screws). Uneven exposure involves sliding the upper or lower hinges in/out. Always leave one hinge...
Forum: General Tiger Discussion 02-14-2018, 05:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 521
Posted By 0neoffive
Cool Run Away, NOW!

It's not even a good Alpine . . . . . . .:O
Forum: General Tiger Discussion 02-13-2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 521
Posted By 0neoffive
Cool Hmmmmmmm ?

The nose cowl bonnet hinge support lacks the two press-in nuts that hold the Tiger rad shroud. Photos need better light & clarity, etc. Just sayin'
Forum: Parts for Sale 02-12-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 143
Posted By 0neoffive
Cool And the Q is . . . .

What's the $$$ ??
Forum: Parts Wanted 02-12-2018, 03:22 AM
Replies: 5
Wanted Safe Gear Oil
Views: 317
Posted By 0neoffive
Cool An Interesting Comment

From A Fellow Member:
80/90 gear oil is equal viscosity to an SAE 50 engine oil. We used a 50 in all of our over the road truck transmissions for many years. We now use a synthetic 50 due to...
Forum: Parts Wanted 02-09-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 5
Wanted Safe Gear Oil
Views: 317
Posted By 0neoffive
Cool Safe Gear Oil

Non sulfur/non synthetic gear oil for top-loaders.
The debate over GL 4 vs GL 5 gear lube for top-loaders continues:

Sulfur additives are bad for yellow metals (sincro mesh rings). Slippery...
Forum: Body 02-08-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 161
Posted By 0neoffive
Cool PPG Delstar

https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=1&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0ahUKEwiyq7j22pfZAhUwxVkKHZhpDxAQFggnMAA&url=http%3A%2F%2Fus.ppgrefinish.com%2FPPG-Refinish%2FNotifications-Result%2F...
Forum: Parts Wanted 02-02-2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 422
Posted By 0neoffive
Cool Field Expedient Repairs

Ergo; why most of us carry a metal coat hanger . . . . . . . ran with one for years no problem.
Forum: General Tiger Discussion 02-02-2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 405
Posted By 0neoffive
Cool History Comes Around ??

I would like to find who the original owner was as I may have driven this one during the fall of 1967 ???
Forum: Parts Wanted 01-26-2018, 07:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 332
Posted By 0neoffive
Cool Looking Around

Start by asking Dave Kee if he has some leftovers . . . .
Forum: Suspension 01-22-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 527
Posted By 0neoffive
Cool Another Wrinkle

Hi: BT is right, tyre nibble on the lower valence is marginal at best. One of the better approaches is to add/subtract an equal amount of shims from the upper A-arm fulcrum in order to tilt the...
Forum: Body 01-19-2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 187
Posted By 0neoffive
Cool Whittle Away

I never made a template, BUT, we just gnaw down any decent Alpine piece. You will need to move one of the upper back 'feet' to one side.
Forum: Engine 01-16-2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 339
Posted By 0neoffive
Cool It's A Heady Thing

For show & weekend cars, just toss in a little lead additive a couple times a year. It will never be an issue. Flat tappet motors like some zinc in the oil also. If it's gonna be a daily runner, then...
Forum: Body 01-06-2018, 10:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 690
Posted By 0neoffive
Cool YUP

YUP: I'm yakkin' about the lower strip in front of the bottom egg crate. It's definitely wider on the MK II's . We had three of them in our youthful crowd when they first arrived here. It was...
Forum: Body 01-06-2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 690
Posted By 0neoffive
Cool MK II Wider

The MK II came with a slightly wider finishing strip. I only know this from having to do a repair in 1968 . . . . .just sayin'
Forum: Engine/Engine Compartment 12-23-2017, 11:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 350
Posted By 0neoffive
Cool HUH ?

Not enough info to process or be of help with . . . . .
Forum: Engine 12-09-2017, 08:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 323
Posted By 0neoffive
Cool Several Sites Available

I prefer Carbs Unlimited for sourcing. No affil etc.

http://www.carburetion.com/holley.asp
Forum: Body 11-30-2017, 05:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 613
Posted By 0neoffive
Cool No Clue

Don't have a clue as to their sources. . . .
Forum: Body 11-30-2017, 08:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 613
Posted By 0neoffive
Cool Still an Interesting Subject

Have not had any issues with that rubber critter other than the normal 4-handed requirement getting it all in there. Try Sunbeam Spares in the UK and see if Andrew & Malcolm have access to a better...
Forum: General Tiger Discussion 11-26-2017, 09:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 651
Posted By 0neoffive
Cool Another Odd Question

Noticed a nice & clean truss-head screw in the boot hinge. Does anyone know if the 1/4" X 28 tpi truss-head screws are still available anywhere? The repros are all metric . . . .:mad:
Forum: Brakes, Wheels and Tires 11-26-2017, 06:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,863
Posted By 0neoffive
Cool Remaining restorers

Warren: Apple Hydraulics does a fair job of re-lining in brass and smoothing the air horn seats. We use him when we are backed up. The downside is they DO NOT bevel the power valve bore and the lip...
Forum: General Tiger Discussion 11-25-2017, 02:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 651
Posted By 0neoffive
Cool Draperies

Not so much a bag as a wide drape that had a piece of metal strip stitched in at the top and was drilled & riveted to the upper deck at the top of the boot. The bottom has a piece of rubber molding...
Forum: Brakes, Wheels and Tires 11-25-2017, 02:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,863
Posted By 0neoffive
Cool A few Odds & Ends

Got a sweet relined #92 (7") valve body at the ready and a couple more at the machinist. Also just finished and tested a 7" MK2B unit; a bit more reliable than the MK2A critters. Send PM, etc.
Forum: Gearbox 11-14-2017, 08:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 654
Posted By 0neoffive
Cool Bell Conversion

Here's the 6 bolt bell housing conversion we do for the narrow case HEHE. It involves adding aluminum inside to locate the needed bolt holes. Drilling and tapping is pretty straight forward using the...
Forum: Body 11-14-2017, 08:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 333
Posted By 0neoffive
Cool Nice Person fer sure

The Gal does excellent work. Last time we chatted, she admitted to being over booked and didn't want to give up any down time. I'm jealous; we're more than 6 months behind and have no available...
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