We have finished the bike cosmetics and I must say it’s looking really nice. The bike is actually starting and running well, but we might need to do a bit of fine tuning. Thanks to Terry for all his hard work and long hours he dedicated to the bike. I would recommend Terry for any bike project, just email me and I will give your his contact detail.
I have been searching online for more information on the Tiger and found “Justin The Tiger 90 Man” that was a great help with relevant information on the bike. This is some of the information he emailed me on the bike:
“H40852 a 1966 model T100SC made approximately on the 27th July 1965, one of 341 machines built and destined for Africa.
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Known engine details Energy Transfer ignition, 6Volt with 18 tooth gearbox sprocket.
These were the first 1966 machines made as far as I can tell and may feature late 1965 details.
Your machine is particularly rare !”
I was looking for more information about the original color sheme of the bike so we can start with Continue reading
The Triumph Tiger has been standing around for years and its come to the point where we need to get it back on the road.
This is the detail of the Bike:
Frame: T100 SCH 40852
Engine: XE 05710
The frame was despatched to Africa on 12 August 1965 and is a T100SC and the engine was sent to South Africa in Jan 1971 and is a T100 C.
We still have the original Workshop Manual and Continue reading