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  1. Re: Classic Motorsports article on the Sebring Alpine

    BTW, Sunbeam is one of the few Marques with a number of significant Factory and historic race cars missing: ...
  2. Classic Motorsports article on the Sebring Alpine

    The Latest issue of Classic Motorsport has a feature written by John Webber on the 1962 Sebring Alpine which was raced by Joe Sheppard and Tom Payne (as well as Lew Spencer). This is the issue with...
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    Re: SF bay area junk yards - Sebring car

    Hmmm... an Series I. The 1492 motor was small for a car that weighed 2150lbs. It wasn't well tuned either since I think it had migrated from the Sedans which were 1392 with a cast iron head.
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    Re: SF bay area junk yards - Sebring car

    Maybe... I suppose it depends on the early life of the car. Figure that it probably was garaged in its early life since it was a race car.

    I have found a number of examples over the years of...
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    SF bay area junk yards - Sebring car

    This is a long shot but I thought I would mention there is a possibility the Ken Miles/Lew Spencer Sebring Alpine ended up in a junk yard in the Bay area. Could it still be there? Who knows?

    (I...
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    Re: Hollywood Sports Cars 3000

    There are some nice images of the 3000 at the Atlas Nostalgia forum. The topic was Ronnie Buchnum and has images of some of his other rides, too:
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    Re: Investigating family racing history

    I am not sure anyone has posted Cliff Reuter's site which has many of the event entry list from that period

    https://www.maseratiexperts.com/SCCA%20results%20test%20page.htm

    This has the Dunkirk...
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    Jim Forno racing a prototype (?) Alpine

    This person on Ebay had two Sunbeam photos for sale.... they are somewhat interesting.

    The first one is, I believe, Jim Forno. If you notice it is a RHD Alpine. According to Jim this was a...
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    Sports Car Forum Alpine....

    This is the Sports Car Forum Alpine (Series IV) for sale:

    https://www.racingalpines.org/danweb.jpg
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    Visalia Dodge Boy's Alpine

    Skip Adrian posted this one:

    https://www.racingalpines.org/skipweb.jpg
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    More Alpine and Tiger race car ads

    Ron Dykes placed the ad for the Hollywood Sports Car TIger...

    https://www.racingalpines.org/HCsmall.jpg
  12. Re: Sports Car Forum Tiger - ad from the 60's

    Len Amato was an Sunbeam dealer from Morristown.

    Len raced a number of Alpines but the most interesting one was the 62' Sebring car. According to Jenny Amato Rootes gave him the old...
  13. Re: Sports Car Forum Tiger - ad from the 60's

    Yes, the dealership was on E. main. By the 70's the dealership had been sold to Bill Koch (I think that is the spelling for his last name).

    Originally the dealership was started by Claude Gains...
  14. Here's a film of it racing in 1965

    This Home movie, incorrectly labeled "1964 Daytona runoffs", has some decent images of the Sports Car Forum Tiger (around the 1:30 mark and around the 5:40 mark)
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  15. Sports Car Forum Tiger - ad from the 60's

    I was looking through some old Competition Press issues and found this advertisement:

    https://www.racingalpines.org/scf.jpg


    It is neat to see the actual advert from 1969.

    Steve
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    Re: Brakes and hubs on 100/4

    This must be the later style big brake setup on a 63' Z06 look at one of the pictures of this Ebay listing.
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    Re: Brakes and hubs on 100/4

    I am finding out a bit more about the brakes. I believe this is one of the early styles - 1957 to 58. I am not positive but I think the backing plates are the smaller grille variety. (Overall...
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    Re: Brakes and hubs on 100/4

    Alan,

    Bear in mind I am just trying to assess what is on the car, however, it appears to be a complete big brake Corvette competition front drum assembly. Here is an example of a rebuild on a...
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    Brakes and hubs on 100/4

    I started to disassemble the brakes on an old SCCA C-Modified Healey 100/4.

    I have been told the drums and backing plates are old Corvette RPO competition setup. Looking at the parts... I think...
  20. Re: 100/4 front suspension/Mt Washington Hill

    Sadly, I did do a modest search using the search engine in the Healey forum using "front suspension" as my search term...:) Oh well.

    But yes, your post did answer my question.

    Steve
  21. 100/4 front suspension/Mt Washington Hill

    I have a question regarding king pin bushing replacement on a 100/4 suspension. This winter my plan is to rebuild the front suspension entirely. I was going to purchase the Moss king pin kits and...
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    Re: This seems like a good deal

    The buy it now isn't totally out of line... it does have the hardtop... which I think would up the value. Good GT steering wheel add value, etc. If it is a good solid car then without the hardtop...
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    Re: rapier series 2 parts

    Marc

    You might want to try to contact the Rapier registry

    https://clubs.hemmings.com/frameset.cfm?club=sunbeam

    or post your question to the Rootes section of the SAOCA forum
    somebody will...
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    Re: Sebring Alpine, Miami... 1960's

    For some reason I think Ralph Noseda has passed-away. I think I had looked him up a couple of years ago trying to verify if he had the car.

    Ironically, I could never confirm it until I saw the...
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    Sebring Alpine, Miami... 1960's

    Finally, confirmation that one of the 1961 Sebring Alpines remained in Florida during the early 60's. Through word-of-mouth I was fairly sure that it stayed in Flordia (contrary to some of the...
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