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Sat February 10, 2007
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Wrench and Socket Reference
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Sun April 2, 2006
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Mounting Tires the DIY Way
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1965 Sunbeam Alpine
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Arlan TenClay
New member from Hudsonville, MI, USA   USA
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1967 Sunbeam Alpine
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1963 Sunbeam Alpine
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MK2 Engine color/ transmission color
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John ECCLES
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Randy R
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1964 Sunbeam Alpine For Sale   USA
Registry updated by James Stafford
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1962 Sunbeam Alpine "Emma"
Registry updated by Leonard Lee   Gold Member
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1965 Sunbeam Tiger MK1 for sale
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Engine replacement
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S IV / S V Hardtop
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Blaine Joseph
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Sat February 1, 2014
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Bleeding Your Brakes
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Vin # plate
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Bleeding The Hydraulic Clutch System
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Please Save This one!
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Oklaoma information
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Titled 64 but has twin Strombergs
New topic in the Alpine Club Forum, May 29 11:08 ago
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Tiger wheel stud bolt pattern ?
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sunbeam newbe in st. louis
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Vehicle VIN location- Alpine
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New Purchase?
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SU Fuel Pump Troubleshooting Guide
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Sep 22 Coatesville Vintage Grand Prix 3rd and Lincioln Highway, Coatesville, PA, USA
Sep 22 St. Louis All British Car & Cycle Show Creve Coeur Lake Park, 13450 Marine Ave, St. Louis, MO, USA
Sep 23 Just Track It @ AMP 20 Duck Thurmond Rd, Dawsonville, GA, USA
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Sep 27 Rio Grande Rendezvous 1508 Paseo del Pueblo Sur, Taos, NM, USA
Sep 28 Cars and Coffee 1919 Verdugo Blvd, Glendale, CA, USA
Sep 29 MGs On The Green Crossroads Church, 220 George W Liles Pkwy, Concord, NC, USA
Sep 30 Fallfest 2018 British Car & Motorcycle Show Fosterfields Farm, 73 Kahdena Road, Morris Township, NJ, USA
Oct 06 37th British Car & Bike Festival Ridgeview Park, 620 South Linden Ave, Waynesboro, VA, USA
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Sunbeam Sportscars Introduction

Sunbeam was a marque registered by John Marston Co. Ltd of Wolverhampton, England, in 1888. The company first made bicycles, then motorcycles and cars from the late 19th century until about 1936, and applied the marque to all three forms of transportation. A Sunbeam was the first British car to win a Grand Prix race, and set a number of land speed records. In 1935 the company was purchased by the Rootes Group, which continued to use the Sunbeam marque and produced some of their most popular models such as the Tiger and Alpine.

In 1938 Rootes created a new marque called Sunbeam-Talbot which combined the quality Talbot coachwork and the current Hillman and Humber chassis and was assembled at the Talbot factory in London.

The Sunbeam Alpine is a sporty two-seat open car from Rootes Group's Sunbeam car marque. The original was launched in 1953 as the first vehicle from Sunbeam-Talbot to bear the Sunbeam name alone since the 1935 takeover of Sunbeam and Talbot by the Rootes Group. Muscle car version of the later versions were also built, as the Sunbeam Tiger featuring Ford's new 164 hp (122 kW) 260 cu in (4.3 L) Windsor V8 engine. The Tiger was widely known from the opening credits of the television series Get Smart, as Agent Maxwell Smart's car.

Chrysler purchased a controlling stake of the Rootes Group in 1964. The Tiger was dropped in 1967 after an abortive attempt to fit it with a Chrysler engine, and the Hillman Imp–derived Stiletto disappeared in 1972. The last Sunbeam produced was the "Rootes Arrow" series Alpine/Rapier fastback (1967–76), after which Chrysler, who had purchased Rootes, disbanded the marque.

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