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 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"
Two new items for T10 and Alpine have been added to the STAR spares list. Click on STAR SPARES for further information.Continue reading "More STAR spares available"
Now available for all STAR cars. See Regalia page for details and purchase info.Continue reading "Certificate of Authenticity"
Copper head gaskets for Four Litre models are available through our spares dept. These robust solid soft copper gaskets are infinitely superior to the original copper / asbestos items and in many circumstances may be used more than once. We only have four of these and think it prudent of owners of Four Litre Side […]Continue reading "4 Litre Cylinder Head Gaskets available from STAR"
For owners of Alpine and 90 range of cars Please note this image is a typical Crown Wheel & Pinion for reference purposes only. STAR are pleased to announce that they are able to offer to club members new 3.9:1 crown […]Continue reading "NEW CROWN WHEEL & PINION AVAILABLE FROM STAR"
STAR will be exhibiting again this year at the Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show at the NEC in Birmingham from the 14th. to the 16th. of November. This year we will be adopting the organiser’s theme of ‘The Big Screen’ so please come along and support your club. There is a special ticket offer available to […]Continue reading "Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show"
You can now access a forum from our website. STAR member Bill Molloy has had a forum running since 2006. Click on the ‘Forum’ tab to begin.Continue reading "New Forum Added"
Three new small parts for the Alpine have been added to the list of parts now available from STAR. See STAR SPARES page for details.Continue reading "More Parts Added"
STAR have now made available the Sump Baffle Plate for all T10 & ST10 engines. This part has not been obtainable for well over 50 years. See STAR SPARES page for details.Continue reading "New STAR Part added"
A Big thank you to all members who had noticed my distinct lack of enthusiasm this year, and have cheered me up with their kind words. A full report on our last events will be in Stardust. TA! as we say round here.Continue reading "Thank you"
HELP. I am looking for member’s photographs that I can include in the following article. There are many published photographs but with the problems of copyright, I am unable to copy them from the various publications that are available. I am appealing to members and of course anyone interested in providing me with a suitable […]Continue reading "78 Years of Sunbeam Talbot Alpine 1936 – 2014"
It’s still not too late for newly joined, or forgetful members to send their details to Ken Sparkes, Sunbeam Talbot Restoration Specialist, for inclusion in his new book about our cars. Please send details of your car, or any car you know about, to Ken Sparkes, 3 Cooks Lane, Sawtry, Cameridgeshire, PE28 5QXContinue reading "KEN SPARKES BOOK"
Hello folks, the FHBVC have allocated 5 official venues to take part in this year’s “Drive It Day” on April 26th. One venue is the Lakeland Motor Museum in Cumbria. As our Spring Run hotel is in Cumbria only 35 miles away from the museum, we have arranged to finish our event at the “DO . All […]Continue reading "FHBVC Drive it day"
The STAR committee are pleased to announce the availability of 3 new re-manufactured parts. Please click on the STAR SPARES tab to see them.Continue reading "NEW STAR PARTS ADDED"
If you missed it or just wish to re-live it, the DVD of our last National Rally is now available through our Regalia. You can purchase either on-line via the Regalia page or directly from Paul Walby. This DVD/CD package has been created by STAR member Alan Orpet for the enjoyment of all STAR members […]Continue reading "2013 STAR National Rally DVD"
Apologies to all that have recently tried to use the on-line membership payment system and have been faced with problems. All problems have now been resolved as of 21st May 2013. Once again, we apologise for any inconvenience caused.Continue reading "Membership application/renewal problems"
John Donegan (STAR) was instrumental in working with Tunbridge Wells Borough Council and the Hawkhurst Village Society to have a plaque commemorating William Rootes installed on the premises known as “Rootes House” in the village of Hawkhurst in Kent. This house and shop front location is where William Rootes first set up his business […]Continue reading "The Rootes Group Story"
A guide will be published in the 20th March 2013 edition plus an advert for STARContinue reading "Sunbeam Talbot Buying Guide in Classic Car Weekly"