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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

still alive!!
Posted by: Twin Turbo Tiger
Date: July 13, 2012 08:57PM

Hey everyone haven't been on for awhile just wanted to tell everyone twin turbo tiger is still running.
Changed cam to a hyd roller didn't really need the big solid roller.
Broke the bolts on the covertor so had it gone thru convertor guy said it looked great inside so just put everything back together.
Went to Houston for a NMCA/NMRA race back in Nov and won the TrueStreetCar 10sec class. Went 9'60 in the quick 16 race.
Went to Tulsa for the Shelby meet it was hot hot and went 9:90@139. Was the only Tiger there people just don't know about the Sunbeam being apart of Shelby builds, but i did hurt some feelings :-)


rficalora
Rob Ficalora
Willis, TX
(2498 posts)

Registered:
10/24/2007 02:46PM

Main British Car:
'76 MGB w/CB front, Sebring rear, early metal dash Ford 302

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Re: still alive!!
Posted by: rficalora
Date: July 13, 2012 11:26PM

Good to hear from you Jerry. Sounds like you and the car are still doing great. Hope to get out the next time you're in Houston.


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