Hear all the latest news from STAR, including important membership updates, new additions to the spares range, information on our upcoming and past events, and more.
The Sunbeam Talbot Alpine Register will be celebrating the club’s Golden Jubilee in 2019.Continue reading "Golden Jubilee"
Chris Derbyshire runs us through the history of Sunbeam Alpine model cars, from Dinky Toys to more obscure models.Continue reading "Sunbeam Alpine Model Cars"
The STAR stand at the Classic Motor Show at the NEC, Birmingham, proved once again to be a great success. Grateful thanks must be offered to Pauline & Tony Blake who masterminded the whole thing together with the set up and take down team, who also just happened to be at the venue for the whole three days: Ken Meddings, Alan & Jane Brinklow and Peter & Liz Holland. Thank you all!Continue reading "The STAR Stand at the Classic Motor Show, NEC, Birmingham, 2018"
So sad to report the unexpected passing of Gordon Jarvis, Rootes Archive Centre Trust Chairman.Continue reading "Gordon Jarvis"
The Spares List has been updated with important information regarding the Quartz Clock Conversions for 80/90 saloon and coupé cars. This service is now available directly from QuartzTime at a reduced cost which includes return postage. Please refer to the latest list on the SPARES page for details.Continue reading "Spares List Update"
STAR have been awarded ‘Best Themed Stand’ at this year’s NEC Classic Car Show. The award is made by the Classic and Sports Car magazine. Congratulations to Pauline and Tony Blake who managed to adopt the shows theme of Heroes and Heroines by showing both the Stirling Moss Alpine MKV 21 and the Sheila van […]Continue reading "STAR win Best Stand Award at NEC 2016!"
STAR will be manning 2 stalls at the Beaulieu Autojumble on Sept. 3rd. & 4th. Chairman Alan Brinklow and Vice Chairman Tony Blake will head a Team who will, for the second year running, man adjacent STAR stalls Y528 and Y511 in the Yellow field as shown in the Show Guide on page 34. There […]Continue reading "STAR at BEAULIEU"
Following the AGM on Saturday July 10th 2016 there were two committee members standing down, Chairman, John Badger and Sidevalve Secretary, Martin Spurrell. These posts have been filled by Alan Brinklow, Chairman and Peter Holland, Sidevalve Secretary. In addition, Derek Butler has filled the Committee Member post vacated by the election of Alan Brinklow. Our […]Continue reading "NEW STAR COMMITTEE"
Another re-manufactured item has been added to our list. CLICK HERE or go to the SPARES page to view.Continue reading "Spares List Update"
CLICK HERE or go to the SPARES page to see the latest additions.Continue reading "Spares List Updated"
Now available through our REGALIA page as a bound document. This was originally issued to dealers by the Rootes Service Dept. and covers all aspects of the vehicle, not just the engine. It is for all Sunbeam Talbot MkII, IIA and Alpine MkI cars only.Continue reading "Tuning for Improved Performance"
The Parts List has been updated on 22.02.16 You can either CLICK HERE or go to the SPARES page to see the latest list.Continue reading "PARTS LIST UPDATED"
NEW FOR 2016 – EXCLUSIVE STAR MEMBER INSURANCE SCHEME We are always looking for ways to enhance benefits for members and we are pleased to announce, with immediate effect, the introduction of a new and exclusive insurance scheme to STAR members. We have arranged a scheme with CLASSICLINE who are well respected classic car insurance […]Continue reading "New Insurance Scheme for STAR members"
The Spares List has been updated to include the latest parts that are available but also details of a quartz clock conversion.Continue reading "Spares List Updated"
Rear axle oil seals for 90’s and Alpines have been added to the list but there is a very limited supply available. More may be sourced if required.Continue reading "Oil Seals added to SPARES list"
Early Talbot 10 Petrol Filler Cap now added plus a header page.Continue reading "Parts List updated"
The SPARES page has undergone a radical change. It is now in pdf format and is much clearer. You can also print it or download it for your records. It is constantly being updated as and when new parts are added so please bear this in mind if you do print/download it.Continue reading "SPARES page updated"
The Crown Wheel & Pinion set at 3.90:1 ratio for ST90’s is now available. Although this ratio was the standard for non overdrive cars many members are using this ratio with overdrive and have found the car to be more ‘long legged’. If in doubt please talk to any committee member.Continue reading "STAR Spares update"
Two new springs have been added to STAR Spares, Accelerator return spring and Clutch Fork return spring. See STAR Spares pageContinue reading "New part added to STAR Spares"
Five new items have been added to the list on the STAR SPARES page. These include pedal rubbers for the 80/90 and fuel filler grommet and gear lever spring for the ST 10’s.Continue reading "More new parts available from STAR"