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Old 06-22-2005, 04:30 PM
rs899 rs899 is offline
Admiral-Third World Fleet
Join Date: Feb 2002
Location: Central FL
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Both the Triumphs in my sig have O/Ds . I rebuilt them myself- to the extent I could. The TR4a was my first restoration project and both it and the Spit have been sidelined due to the new family. I expect it will become a major "retirement" project in a few years. At one time I had a 70 TR-6 to go along with the pair but it was too much of a project. And I really was looking for a TR-250, but after having the TR-4a, I have come to appreciate the old wet-sleeve design as being tougher.

I cut my teeth on a '68 MGB when I was a lad. I like those too, but the separate frame of the Triumphs is easier to restore than the unibody
80 300SD (129k mi) 82 240D stick (193k mi)77 240D auto - stick to be (153k mi) 85 380SL (145k mi) 89 BMW 535i 82 Diesel Rabbit Pickup (374k mi) 91 Jetta IDI Diesel (155k mi) 81 VW Rabbit Convertible Diesel 70 Triumph Spitfire Mk III (63kmi)66 Triumph TR4a IRS (90k mi)67 Ford F-100 (??)
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