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Sunbeam Alpine: Series IV & V Data & Torque Settings

Discussion in 'Featured Articles & How To's' started by Tim R, Jun 30, 2020 at 11:08 AM.

  1. Tim R

    Tim R Silver Level Sponsor

    This video details Sunbeam Alpine Series IV & V Data and Torque Settings. It is designed to let you quickly access technical specification data on your iPhone or iPad that you may need while working on the car. Rootes changed numerous torque and data settings over the years either by updating Workshop Manuals or publishing Service Bulletins. The figures quoted on this video work well on our Series IV & V Alpines and as far as we are aware were the most up to date issued by Rootes. If you ignore these settings and follow what was published previously in a manual be aware that there will have been a reason why it was changed.

    You can fast forward from the contents page (where the timing of each section is listed) to the relevant data figures for whatever part of the car you are working on, then pause to confirm what you require.

    Tim R

     
    Last edited: Jun 30, 2020 at 2:31 PM
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  2. hartmandm

    hartmandm Moderator Platinum Level Sponsor

    Tim,

    Thanks for creating another video with great information. I am wondering if you have all of that information in a simple text format.

    Thanks,
    Mike
     
  3. Tim R

    Tim R Silver Level Sponsor

    Mike,
    I took the information out of simple text format by going through the manuals and service bulletins until I had what seems to be the final recommendations that Rootes made and settings that we know work well on our own cars. It would be relatively easy to make a text format list of what is on the video and put it on a PDF. I'll try and do something.

    Tim R
     
  4. hartmandm

    hartmandm Moderator Platinum Level Sponsor

    Tim,

    I wasn't looking to make work for you. I thought maybe you already had the info in a text-type document.

    Thanks,
    Mike
     
  5. Jimjordan2

    Jimjordan2 Gold Level Sponsor

    Just curious about the "leafspring" wrapping you show in your photos. What's that all about? Never have seen that before.

    thanks, Jim
    And Thanks for posting.
     
  6. Tim R

    Tim R Silver Level Sponsor

    Mike, Attached is the information in a single PDF text document.

    Jim, Wrapping the leaf springs in Denso tape is a common modification in the U.K. It keeps water and muck away from the spring leaves and they stay smooth and lubricated for years (literally). When clean and well lubed, the spring leaves slide over each other silently and don't make ridges and wear marks. The suspension on our Alpines is as silent as a modern car.

    Tim R
     

    Attached Files:

  7. hartmandm

    hartmandm Moderator Platinum Level Sponsor

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