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1966 Sunbeam Tiger

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Absolutely gorgeous and impeccably restored this is a genuine 1966 Sunbeam Tiger. This fine example of an ever-appreciating classic has been authenticated by the Sunbeam Tiger Owners Association and retains the original VIN-tag rivets. Ford V8 Engine. 4-Speed Manual Trans. This iconic convertible will be a cherished addition to any garage and is ready to show drive and enjoy for years to come.Every part was removed and the body was mounted on a rotisserie. The underside of the floor pan and frame were then stripped to bare metal and coated with epoxy primer. All seams were carefully filled with high-quality body seam sealer. Finally two coats of rubberized paintable undercoating were applied followed by automotive primer-sealer followed by three coats of Dupont Centari Acrylic Enamel Arctic White. Paint Process Rotisserie Pictures The trunk floorpan and engine compartment were finished with the same multi-step process as the underside of the floorpan and frame. Hard to paint areas such as inside the heater box underneath the dash and the trunk's inner fender/valance surfaces were meticulously cleaned and refinished all with the Dupont Arctic White Centari Acrylic Enamel. Trunk Floorpan and Engine Compartment Paint Process Pics All blemishes were removed from the exterior body's shell doors bonnet and trunk lid and finished with the same high-quality Dupont Arctic White Centari Enamel. The hard-to-find Factory Hardtop comes with the vehicle. Included in the restoration are all new rubber weatherstrips seals window channels hoses etc...The interior and trunk are finished with matching black pebble grain vinyl and black high quality sewn carpeting. The seats were completely disassembled blasted re-welded for strength and assembled with new foam supports straps and vinyl. The dash cover is a new "original styled" piece and enhances the original English Walnut veneer dashboard. All gauges are Tiger original reconditioned Jaeger units and the wiring has been completely replaced with an original replacement wiring harness. Window and door mechanisms have been completely restored and are trouble free including all rubbers weatherstrips plugs and seals. The original wooden steering wheel has been reconditioned and nicely finishes the interior.The engine is upgraded to a late '60s numbers matching performance built 302 V8. The block is fully rebuilt and includes; Keith Black Silverline Hypereutectic flat-top pistons; rods reconditioned with performance rod bolts; reground crankshaft; performance camshaft to match carburetion. The cylinder heads have new valves hardened exhaust seats and guides. Intake manifold is a period correct 1966 cast Ford 4 barrel manifold with 4100 carburettor. The intake air is filtered with an oval air filter housing. Stock exhaust manifolds are retained but coated with a high heat resistant finish. Exhaust system replaced with a new 2-inch system. The engine is rated at about 260 HP yet retains the "original" Tiger appearance. Cooling system upgraded to a 4 core "Club" radiator and retains the original fan shroud. Transmission is the original Ford Toploader wide ratio 4-speed and has been rebuilt. Transmission shifting is performed with a special Hurst Competition Plus Shifter that has the appearance of an original "short handle" yet has the nice tight feel and close pattern one expects in a competition classic. Shifting is always a pleasure; quiet quick efficient and without error. The driveline was glass media blasted painted with black enamel and enhanced with heavy duty u-joints. The rear differential was disassembled inspected and rebuilt with new bearings seals and 'proper' paint.Front suspension was completely disassembled glass blasted primed with epoxy and painted with catalyzed black enamel. Shock towers strengthened with welded 3/8 plates. Steering supports reweld for additional support. All new A-arm bushings ball joints and tie rod ends. Steering rack reconditioned. Steering column rebuilt including new steering u-joints. Sway-arm bushings replaced and sway arm installed with new bushings. Rear Springs disassembled bead blasted and painted with spring paint. Spring mounted Traction Master Traction Bars added for axle tramp reduction. New spring and chassis rubbers/bushings were installed as needed (difficult procedure). Panhard bar body mounts rewelded and modified for strength. Panhard bar rubbers replaced. All pieces glass blasted epoxy primed and finished with catalyzed black enamel.The fuel tanks were properly cleaned resealed and painted. All hoses rubber tubes and lines are new. The fuel pump is prefiltered and fuel is metered with an adjustable pressure valve. All the brake and clutch hydraulics have been replaced or reconditioned to new. Front brake caliper dishes are all new with replacement stainless units. Brake lines and hoses are all new. As with the rest of the car the fuel system clutch and braking systems are fully restored. Extras include: Cat club 4 core radiator with 6-blade fan (retains original fan shroud) Performance 302 V8 with wide ratio Ford Toploader transmission Traction Master traction bars Ford Motorcraft "easy-access" oil filter angle adapter new 2-inch exhaust tonneau cover Talbot style mirror and the TAC certificate and sticker.For more information on this fabulous 1966 Sunbeam Tiger or any of our 100+ Classic Collector and Special Interest Cars always in stock contact one of our friendly and knowledgeable sales consultants today or feel free to drop by our 5-acre Park Place Center in Bellevue WA - Home to the West Coast's Most Diverse Inventory of Luxury Exotic Collectible and Special Interest Automobiles. With 200+ Always on Site Nobody Has What We Have!

This 1966 Sunbeam Tiger was listed for sale on 9-12-17 11:35:51. The vehicle color is Arctic White and VIN is not available . Kindly check ad for seller's location. Seller`s stock ID is park9243. There are other Sunbeam cars currently listed for sale on our website. You may desire to see what other Sunbeam cars are selling for by visiting our Sales Data page.

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  • Interior: Black

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