Tigers United XXXVIII Quiz

By Bill Martin

Instructions: Guess, write, check, circle or crumple.

  1. This is the 50th anniversary of what?

  2. How many Sunbeam Tigers were actually constructed?

  3. How many Mark II Tigers were built?

  4. There were 82 LAT options listed in various sources. How many were available during production?

  5. How many stripes are on a Mark II stripe?

  6. How many Tigers cam with a true Cobra shift lever?

  7. What color was the original Exhaust system? A) Bare Steel B) Silver or C) Black

  8. What do you use "Rootes Shiner" for?

  9. What color is the wire in the Hi-Beam circuit?

  10. Was an original LAT 79 Hood screened or not?

  11. All new cars use lots of plastic. How many pieces of plastic are on the outside of a Mark 1/1A Tiger? Mark II?

  12. How many Footman loops are in the trunk of a Mark II Tiger?

  13. How many Mark II's came with no Pentastar on the right front fender? A) None B) Four C) Six D) 10 or more

  14. How many metal identification tags were affixed to a Tiger?

  15. All Tigers came from the factory with a Lucas Battery. What was the model name of the Battery? How many cells did it have?

  16. Cables are wonderful items. They connect all sorts of things together. If you have a Mark II you will have 2 fewer cables than a Mark I. How many is that?

  17. Universal joints are also very cool items. How many are there on a Tiger? How many bolts affix them?

  18. Instead of a JAL tab what would one expect to find as the body identifier o a South African assembled Tiger?

  19. What are the 2 engine family suffixes found on Mark II engines?

  20. On a right hand drive Tiger what side of the column is the turn signal switch on?

  21. Two different colors were used on the Tiger front suspension as inspection markings. What were the colors? A) Green and Yellow B) White and Orange C) White and Green D) Yellow and Red

  22. How many pieces of brass were used in the construction of a Tiger? A) 5 B) 7 C) 10 D) 12 or more

  23. How many "Auto T" marked bolts are on a Tiger? A) 12 B) 20 C) 28 D) 30 or more

  24. If you disassembled a Sunbeam Tiger completely how many pieces of aluminum would have in your recycle pile? A) 40-50 pieces B) 50-60 pieces C) 60-70 pieces D) 70 or more

The quiz is a part of every Tigers United and is required for those vying for the coveted Lord Rootes trophy. This particular one, used in the most recent Tigers United, was crafted by Bill Martin. Give it your best shot. The answers can be found here, but no peeking. -Ed 

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