Triumph tr6

triumph tr6

Is the Triumph TR6 a sports car?

[Editors Note: We ran this story in the July 2017 issue of Classic Motorsports. Some information may be different today.] The Triumph TR6 has been a cornerstone of the sports car world since its 1969 debut: strong lines paired with an equally strong engine.

What is the lowest price for a 1974 Triumph TR6?

A: The lowest recorded sale price was $4,600 for a 1974 Triumph TR6 Project on June 12 2019. Q: What is the average sale price of a Triumph TR6?

What are the most common problems with a Triumph TR6?

Potential TR6 Problem Areas: Body: One of the most important things to watch for on the TR6, as with all Triumphs, is rust. Rust coming through the paint generally indicates that there is 5 to 10 times more rust lurking beneath the body panels.

Can You restore a Triumph TR6?

The wealth of expertise and variety of parts out there means that anyone with a Triumph TR6 can not only restore their car from the ground up but make it into whatever they like, whether that is a mixture of model years or something entirely more ambitious using the excellent range of aftermarket products out there.

Is the Toyota TR6 the best sports car ever?

The TR6 isn’t the finest-handling sports car of its era, but many claim that it’s faster than an E-type on the wiggly bits. There’s also an elephant in the room in the form of the mechanical fuel-injection, which is prone to fuel vapourisation on a warm day, but that’s all part of the experience (and easily fixable these days, anyway).

Are there any Triumph TRs for sale in the UK?

Today, ex-US six-pot TRs are sometimes offered for sale in the UK, perhaps with a right-hand drive conversion. With the right tuning, such cars can deliver injected levels of power – but be aware of exactly what it is you are thinking of buying. What are these Triumph TRs like to drive?

A: The top sale price was $75,333 for a 1976 Triumph TR6 on October 05 2020. Q: What is the lowest sale price of a Triumph TR6? A: The lowest recorded sale price was $4,600 for a 1974 Triumph TR6 Project on June 12 2019.

Is there a 1974 Triumph TR6 with overdrive?

What to look for when buying a Triumph TR6?

Although this guide is for the TR6 problem areas, it can also apply to earlier models such as the TR4a and 5, which share the same chassis and floor panel as the 6. One of the most important things to lookout for on the TR6, as with all Triumphs, is rust.

Why is the Triumph TR6 so vulnerable to damage?

You see, the way the Triumph TR6 is made is that the weight hangs at the back.” Another vulnerable point is where the rear wings bolt to the deck, where Gary says that “three layers of metal go together in a sandwich. Dirt and all sorts gets kicked up from the road and gets trapped here, and will eventually rot them out.”

How long do Triumph TR6 suspension bushes last?

If you’re doing 60,000 on them you’ll be lucky, because if you’re driving your TR6 enthusiastically they tend to only last 12,000-20,000 miles.” The Triumph TR6 is sprung independently at all four corners, on coils with lever-type dampers. The rear in particular can be improved with fresh components, especially suspension bushes.

How do I know if my TR6 has water damage?

Starting from the front of the TR6, check the areas around the headlights; muck and road dirt gets trapped around the headlight bowl, allowing water to penetrate through the outer wing, causing rust bubbles. Also, the areas near the seams on the scuttle top where the wings bolt on.

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