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66TigerMk1
Duke Samouce
Fort Leavenworth KS
(6 posts)

Registered:
08/13/2009 11:37AM

Main British Car:
1966 Sunbeam Tiger Ford 347

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My 66 Tiger
Posted by: 66TigerMk1
Date: June 17, 2011 12:00PM

First post here. Those of you that frequent other Tiger sites know my car's story, for those who don't
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Found my car a few years ago in Ebay.....have done a lot of work getting it to where I want. My most recent change is a new engine.
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It's a 347, complete roller engine. The engine made 416 HP on the engine dyno. I expect another 60 with additional tuning. The car is an absolute blast to drive now and is the fastest car I have ever driven. With 6 pounds per HP, it is in the super car class. It needs bigger wheels and more rubber. That will be next year due to the budget being shot with the engine build.
[www.youtube.com]

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Here is a link to the engine build - [www.facebook.com]
[www.youtube.com]
This is a great web site with lots of really good info and ideas.



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Moderator
Curtis Jacobson
Portland Oregon
(4370 posts)

Registered:
10/12/2007 02:16AM

Main British Car:
71 MGBGT, Buick 215

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Re: My 66 Tiger
Posted by: Moderator
Date: June 17, 2011 01:43PM

Nice!!! Welcome to the website, Duke.

We don't get to see enough Tigers around here. It would be wonderful if you would please fill out a How It Was Done worksheet and send us a bunch of photos so we can add your car to our much-too-small Tiger photo collection.


66TigerMk1
Duke Samouce
Fort Leavenworth KS
(6 posts)

Registered:
08/13/2009 11:37AM

Main British Car:
1966 Sunbeam Tiger Ford 347

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Re: My 66 Tiger
Posted by: 66TigerMk1
Date: June 17, 2011 02:15PM

Will do!


Twin Turbo Tiger
Jerry Porsch
Las Cruces NM
(21 posts)

Registered:
05/26/2011 10:24PM

Main British Car:
1966 Sunbeam 380ci twin turbo's

Re: My 66 Tiger
Posted by: Twin Turbo Tiger
Date: June 17, 2011 08:50PM

Welcome Duke,
enjoy the site


highmileage
B. D. Howard
LSD (Lower Slower Delaware)
(29 posts)

Registered:
08/10/2010 04:41PM

Main British Car:
Fidget and Jagrolet Fidget -Ford V8 powered Midget, Jag XJ w/ Chevy V8

Re: My 66 Tiger
Posted by: highmileage
Date: July 09, 2011 04:21PM

Gorgeous, and damn am I jealous.

See, I used to own tiger Mk 2 #164 and I am still kicking myself for ever selling it (what, fifteen years ago?)

But I've finally replaced it with a Fidget (289 HiPo powered MG Midget)



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66TigerMk1
Duke Samouce
Fort Leavenworth KS
(6 posts)

Registered:
08/13/2009 11:37AM

Main British Car:
1966 Sunbeam Tiger Ford 347

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Re: My 66 Tiger
Posted by: 66TigerMk1
Date: July 11, 2011 02:48PM

Fidget....first time I heard that term. What a monster that must be. Good for you.

Here are a couple of videos I made this past weekend. It gives some idea how fun the car is.

[www.youtube.com]

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Need more tire.



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