Vizard Mod

By Jim E
Published: August 26, 2010
There’s an old saying that goes “There’s no replacement for displacement.” Learn all about modding Sunbeam heads for more power. Click on the image below to read the article.

Invasion X – 2010

By Andrew
Published: June 12, 2010

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Invasion X took place in Hendersonville, North Carolina, April 29 to May 2nd. I would like to thank Eric and Bonnie Gibeaut plus all their helpers who worked very hard to make Invasion X one of the best ever. The location was perfect with great scenery, a nice hotel plus, lots of shops including antique shops for the wives and girlfriends. The Biltmore Hotel is one of the local attractions which some members visited during the weekend. Continue reading “Invasion X – 2010”

ASOC Chapter of the SAOCA

By Andrew
Published: March 12, 2012

Check out the spring meet of the ASOC Chapter of the SAOCA.

The dark side of dreams!
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Hub removal

By Jim Ellis
Published: December 23, 2008

Hub Removal by Jim Ellis

Hub removal is a problem at least that is what I hear. In my experience as long as you have the right puller it is not bad, you just need to get a good straight pull and they will pop off every time…. Well there was the one Tiger hub that required a blowtorch but lets not go into that one…

For most of us the main reasons to pull hubs are ditching wires or leaking seals, will go into the leaking thing more later, but for my S3 the conversion to Continue reading “Hub removal”

How to clean and seal gas tanks.

By Jim Ellis
Published: December 23, 2008

How to clean and seal gas tanks.

Have you done yours yet?

You may be getting around to this job sooner or later if you or the DPO has not yet done it. In my case the DPO had done a poor job of sealing the tanks, which resulted in making the job even harder for the current DO. Here is what I found and did:

Upon removing the tanks from my SV I found they had been sealed at some point in the past. At first I thought, “Oh joy! I can skip this and carry on with other parts of the project.” But no. The previous seal job was botched. The tank had not been cleaned well before sealing and the sealer was starting to come off. Continue reading “How to clean and seal gas tanks.”

The Moss/Pickering Alpine

By Sunbeam74
Published: February 1, 2008

The Moss/Pickering Alpine

Sterling Moss, Ian Garrad, and Jack Brabham discuss strategy for the 3 hour enduro.

By Steven Silverstein and Scott Christie

If you know your automotive history you’d agree that almost every automobile marque has produced a few specific cars that seem to be shrouded in mystery, enticing today’s collectors and enthusiasts. Be it a special prototype, a one-off show car, or perhaps a specially prepared race car, these mystery vehicles simply vanish, absorbed by time and never seen again. Continue reading “The Moss/Pickering Alpine”