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Lofty the Sunbeam 3-Litre Super · 3W ago

More progress with the body

More progress with the body.
Lofty the Sunbeam 3-Litre Super · 2M ago

Trial fitting the body

The body being trial fitted to a chassis with the petrol tank in place. 
Lofty the Sunbeam 3-Litre Super · 3M ago

Radiator shell

Dropped in on Vintage Radiators at Bicester... it's coming along.
Lofty the Sunbeam 3-Litre Super · 3M ago

Annabel at auction

It's the end of an era today (if Annabel sells). We're off to the Brightwells Bicester auction. Annabel is lot 45 in the sale.  
Lofty the Sunbeam 3-Litre Super · 5M ago

Body coming along

The body is starting to take shape. One picture with footboards, one without, and a detail showing the cutaway where the base of the gear lever will be. Crosshead screws are only being used ...
Lofty the Sunbeam 3-Litre Super · 6M ago

Bulkhead

The first part of the new body.
Lofty the Sunbeam 3-Litre Super · 6M ago

Timber for the body

Ash, and birch plywood to make the body.
Lofty the Sunbeam 3-Litre Super · 7M ago

Timing Gear

These are newly cast and machined timing gears, this particular gear goes on the crank. That's it, everything needed for balancing is ready bar a couple of studs. Full dry assembly next, the...
Lofty the Sunbeam 3-Litre Super · 7M ago

Dynamo sleeve

The dynamo was in a post a few weeks ago, it's too small so a hollow cylinder has been cast which will be machined down to make a sleeve to hold the dynamo in place. It's out of sight thankf...
Lofty the Sunbeam 3-Litre Super · 7M ago

Crank handle cone casting

There are three sizes of starter handle cone. I have two starter handles, but sod's law intervened so this is a new cone casting ready for machining. just behind it is a new radiator trunnio...