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Tim’s Tiger Super Six Blog

My name is Tim and this is a Blog about my Tiger Super Six. I’m using this blog to keep track of the work I do and what I learn about the car as I do it. I’ll hopefully be out on a few track days soon and will post about that too. I’m new to Tigers, new to mechanics and new to Blogging so it’s going to be a journey for me!

So first a bit about the car!

I bought my Tiger at the end of August 2019. The car didn’t come with a wealth of history because it had a build blog on PistonHeads.com. I haven’t yet been able to find this blog (I hope I do!) but I will share what I discover about the car as I go.

Here’s the basics. The car was first registered in 2003 and initially had a pinto engine. The pinto let go at a track (the best ending for an engine) and a 2.0L Ford Zetec engine was added as a replacement. The Zetec has had twin 45 Weber carburettors and a modified sump has been fitted. This was done three or four years ago. Since then the car has only done 1,300 miles. I suspect that there is an upgraded head and something has been done with the cams as well but I’m not sure. Best estimation of horsepower is 150 – 155 bhp.

As I find out more about the car, and do upgrades myself, I’ll update this page here.

Brooklands Autosolo…

So I had the SuperSix out at the FDMC Brooklands autosolo at the weekend. Mixed fortunes. The weather was rubbish but I seem to drive faster the wetter it is! Here’s a link to the first three runs: Quite pleased how hard I pushed on the third and final run. I was placed 3rd in […]

MOT Pass!

Last week was the first MOT pass! A bit close on the emissions and the hazards developed a fault on the way to the test centre but really pleased. Next weekend is the last autosolo (at Brooklands) and today I did 300 miles to the south coast and back. After this is time to put […]

I’ll post updates about what I get up to with the car (on and off track) but for the technical stuff there are three lists below. As times goes by I’ll build up a series of pages that chronical the work done, the problems encountered and the solutions created. Useful for me and perhaps useful for others too!


Jobs underway


Jobs still to do


Jobs complete


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