The first bike was made Dec 1946, number 101
The 1947 bike is no. 520, total 1947 production 419 units.
1948 starts with 521 and ends with no. 1800, total 1948 production: 1279.
Total S7 models made from 1946 to the end of 1948 is 1698.
Source: grandmabunny53<at> yahoo.com
Excellent history and model guide at sunbeamsidevalve.com
Mon Mar 16 2015
pat at howardsawmill.com.au
I have a frame forks wheels ,two sets of guards a head and some assorted parts for sale if anyone is interested
Tue Jul 22 2014
wbeech at flash.net
Sunbeam S7 Deluxe
Do you have any serial number data on the Sunbeam line that BSA produced from 1947-1956? Looking for anything that would satisfy my local DMV.
All the best,
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Sun Jul 28 2013
Sunbeam S7 1951
I have a Sunbeam S7 1951 motorcycle modified (photo) and need the original distributor. I would like to make contact with jimc<at> wavecom.net. Thank you.
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Sat Nov 10 2012
SUNBEAM MODEL 9
WANTED SUNBEAM MODEL 9 PARTS SUNBEAM MODEL 9
Hello.Wanted sunbeam model 9 top yoke and front whell.
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Sat Jul 14 2012
I am looking for a 16" wheel for a sunbeam s7 motorcycle any leads would be of great help or is there another wheel from a different motorcyle maker that will fit also
Sun Dec 11 2011
sunbeam 1947 & 1948 S7
You have been gaving wrong info on the number of 1946 to 1948 S7 that were made. The first bike was made Dec 1946 and was number 101 the last 1947 is 520 makes it 419.1948 starts with 521 and ends with 1800 making it 1279. the total S7 made from 1946 to the end of 1948 is 1698. I own 1 of 13 1947 S7 bike number S7-492 left in the world.
Wed Dec 07 2011
I would like to buy a complete right side plunger assembly for a Sunbeam S7
Wed Oct 26 2011
sunbeam fuel tanks
I have read on the internet you have sunbeam replacement tanks,, please advise, cost as well as availability thank you for your time
denver colorado USA
Wed Jun 15 2011
msibbons at btinternet.com
coil and condenser
Sunbeam S7 (1950)
I need a coil and condenser for a Sunbeam S7. Could you supply them and if so, how much will they be?
Wed Mar 30 2011
sunbeam motorcycle parts
sunbeam i dont know
not sure what year or nodel the parts are from. some of my dads old parts
sheridan wyo. USA
Fri Feb 18 2011
Parts for sale
Sunbeam S7 - S8
Parts for sale Sunbeam S7 - S8
Fri Jan 21 2011
Sunbeam S7 S8 replica body parts. Gas tanks, fenders etc
Sunbeam S7 S8
We are manufacturing replica Sunbeam S7 S8 gas tanks and all body parts for S7. We manufacture many other parts for vintage and classic British and American motorcycles, Classic scooters, WWII jeeps etc. Contact us for more details.
Tue Sep 21 2010
sunbeam S8 spare engine and bits
Sunbeam S8 S8
I have a S8 engine spare with a few bits do you know anyone interested
Sat Mar 06 2010
Seeing different parts for Sunbeam S7/S8
Mon Apr 13 2009
eastong at aanet.com.au
Sunbeam Motor/ Gearbox for sale
1931 model 9 twin port motor and 1934 gear box 9
Above parts for sale. Location Australia
Mon Dec 08 2008
geoffreybuckingham at btinternetdot com
sunbeam 1930 model 8 
big end fly wheels shafts anything drive side shaft would help
Wed Nov 12 2008
ies at diary.ocn.ne.jp
Sunbeam Longstroke or Model 9
If anyone is looking to sell flat tank Sunbeams please let me know. Especially, 1925-1926 Longstroke or later Model 9 I'm looking for.
Sat Nov 08 2008
kelly at qota.com.au
Serial number ID
Sunbeam Model 9 500
I have a Model 9 owned by my father when he was in England during the war. It is in going condition, however needs a couple of parts such as headlight, mufflers & fish tails, pillion seat.
The Engine number stamped on the gear shift (tank mounted) is 12A.519.0.2527.
Can you tell me the year of manufacture and if the parts/service manuals are available from anywhere. Thanks
Kelly Logan, Queensland, Australia
We have limited information about Motorcycle Serial Numbers here: serial number information:
Wed Feb 06 2008
marius.pfister at bluewin.ch
Link of our website
Hallo, please can you make a link of our website? Thank you Marius Pfister
Sunbeam Mod. 95
500ccm, OHV, Jg. 1935
Tue Jan 29 2008
rene at cricketgauteng.co.za
looking for some parts for s8 bike does anybody know where to go
Sorry, I do not have a photo.
But the parts I am looking for are;-cvc unit (voltage regulator)
-headlight globe times 2
-complete generator assembly.
All these items are for a sunbeam s8 6 volt bike.
Thu Dec 06 2007
david at claypoolfarm.co.uk
Could you please tell me where the ball & roller bearing respectively fit in the front hub of the S7-its some time since I took it apart & I can't remember which goes in first.
Wed Oct 24 2007
deetken at telus.net
info on 1929 bike
1929 Sunbeam 8LL 500cc racer
Anyone have information on this model?
Thu Feb 01 2007
marc at 200mph.net
Hi. Have just been given ownership of my Grandfathers Sunbeam Lion, that he brought new in 1935, sold to my uncle in 1948 and it stayed on the road until 1960.
A restoration was attempted in 1993, and is passable although not brilliant.
I am in the process of getting it ready for MOT and riding, has anyone got any instructions / help with regard to operating and starting, things to watch out for, any tips etc!. Only ever ridden post 1980 bikes to date!
Sat Jan 20 2007
schmurf at optusnet.com.au
sunbeam s7 /deluxe
how doess the sidecar attach to the bike?
Tue Dec 12 2006
woodhouse42 at btinternetdot com
1921 Sunbeam JAP V Twin
I have the above motor cycle I bought it from its original owner in 1960 fully restored with all the factory extras from new i/e powell and hanmar gas lighting set ,footboards and leg shields etc it runs very well and has quite good brakes
Sat Sep 30 2006
johnsfaulk at hotmail.co.uk
Original Sunbeam workshop manuals & parts books for sale
Hi i have some Sunbeam workshop manuals & parts books to sell. I have started putting them on ebay if any one is interested Regards John
Sun Aug 20 2006
ColinWynne123 at aoldot com
I have been given a sunbeam motorcycle in bits, very rusty, and wish to restore. There is a number stamped on the frame 532. .104. any information on suitable club and maintenance books please
Tue Jun 27 2006
christine.e.greenway at btinternetdot com
1932 Sunbeam 500 twin port
I would be grateful if anyone can tell me the thread for an extractor to remove a magneto sprocket please.
Sat Jun 03 2006
pearsonmm at optusnet.com.au
Valve Train Info
1937 Sunbeam Model 9 500cc
Hi, seeking dimensions and profiles for valve train (4 gears in all) of the 500cc Model 9. Also cam follower sizes/profiles. Any help appreciated
this shows the outside of the timing chest. Hope it comes through ok.
Tue Apr 25 2006
amagallanez at co.fresno.ca.us
I have a 1955 sunbeam motorcycle that is needing some parts. where would I find parts for this?
You might start by browsing the Classic Motorcycle Dealers directory at Bikelinks, and also try the classic clubs.
Fri Mar 03 2006
chequeneglia at yahoo.es
Sunbeam, model and year or something!
Hi, I the owner of muy grandfather´s bike, the only thing I know is that is a Sunbeam, but I need to know the model and year of the bike, and where can I found some manuals or something... thanks and best regards from Santiago of Chile, South America
Chile, South America
Tue Aug 23 2005
sorgenfri at haderslev.mail.teliadot com
owners manual wanted
I`m the happy owner of a 492 ccm sunbeam mc 1928 and wonder if anybody has a manual for this specific bike in copy or original.
Tue May 24 2005
unpob at yahoodot com
Sunbeam 1932 Model 9
I have this motorcycle, but it was updated with hydraulic forks. Wonder if girders are available anywhere and if BSA girders would be acceptable as well as wheel.
Your comments and your time are appreciated.
Sun May 22 2005
allenclan at ntlworlddot com
sunbeam badge / plaque
I have come across a sunbeam m.c.c badge oval in shape about 12 cm wide. It is marked with P & M 1912 reg no. HS-424 PIONEER REGISTER . Could you give me some advice on it's history, thanks.
Thu May 19 2005
tfhart1 at optusnet.com.au
I have in pieces what appears to be a old large bicycle with a motor in the rear hub. It has Sunbeam on the chain guard and I would like to find particulars of it on the Internet. It was last registered for road use in 1958. Can you help? Thanks Trevor F. Hart.
1924 Sunbeam Motor Cycles Range Sales Brochure. Includes: 2.75hp Sporting Model, 3.5hp Standard Model, 3.5hp Light Solo Sunbeam, 3.5hp Long-Stroke
1936 Sunbeams M.C. Range Sales Brochure. Includes: Model 9 500cc, 600cc Side-Valve Lion Longstroke, 350cc, 250cc, 600cc, Etc.Etc. + Sidecars.
John was born at Ludlow on May 6th 1836. In 1851 he became an apprentice with Edward Perry of Richard Perry, Son & Co., tinsmiths and japanners of Wolverhampton. He later founded Sunbeamland in Paul Street, and went on to manufacture the successful Sunbeam bicycles and motorcycles. John was Mayor of Wolverhampton from 1889 to 1891 and his son Charles was an enthusiastic archaeologist who received a Knighthood in 1926
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