1973 TR6 Roadster Convertible California Car w/ Recent Upper Engine Rebuild

1973 Triumph TR-6

Condition: Used
Make: Triumph
Model: TR-6
Type: Roadster
Year: 1973
Mileage: 64,157
VIN: CF11185U
Color: Pimento
Transmission: Manual
Drive type: Rear Wheel Drive
Interior color: Tan
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Poway, California, United States
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Description for Triumph TR-6 1973

9/14/2015- Price Reduction Questions 858-216-5892, all Me To See the Car

You are bidding on my MUCH LOVED 1973 Triumph TR6 (VIN # CF11185U) Pimento Red with Tan interior. The car has just completed a complete upper engine rebuild (see Mechanical below). Over $6000 just invested. I purchased the car from the original owner over 38 years ago. The car has never been restored but always kept in good running condition. The car has lived in the San Diego, alifornia area all of its life (Purchased from Graham Automotive, an Diego with the original "Passport To Service") and garaged for 95% for its life. The odometer reads 64020 miles but I ignored a broken speedometer and think the true mileage is around 94,000 miles. Up to June 2014, he car was used for bi-weekly commuting. I have over 25 years of receipts. All work (except oil changes) for the past 12 years have been done by the famous Ken Russell of British Automotive. Clean title in hand. I can send more and larger pictures, r photograph any area of the car you would like to see. Please contact me.

Body:

The body has the original paint. The car was bumped in the back while parked before I bought it so that the lower rear valence has some damage. The left front hub has been replaced after I hit a curb. The car was also bumped while parked in the left rear quarter but that was professionally repaired and hard to tell today. The front of the bonnet has a slight bend from a late braking maneuver. There are two holes on the right wing where a thief removed a mirror. There are four (4) holes in the rear truck lid for a luggage rack (which I have). As a southern California car, here is no significant rust damage anywhere. There is some slight surface rust on the underside of the floors and some corrosion in the driver's foot well that would have to be sanded and repainted. A roll bar has been professionally installed.

Interior:

The seats were recovered in the early 80's and the driver's seat lower diaphragm was replaced in 2007. The carpets underneath the seats need to be replaced but covered by rubber mats in footwells. The dash top is cracked in 2 places on the dash top and 1 each on the switch plinth and the right crash pad. The door cap and pull on both doors has just been replaced. The hinges on the glove box could use some attention. There is a Formula France (I think) steering wheel on the car but I have the original. There is a Blaupunkt Daytona stereo and while the radio works fine, he cassette does not function correctly. The convertible top is old but in good condition and the rear window is clear.

Mechanical:

The engine is original and just completed a upper end rebuild including new: pistons with new rings (hand filed), amshaft, il pump, iming chain, alves, ronze valve guides, alve springs, nd rod bearing set (Note: Car will need cylinder head re-torqued in 500 miles). The car has a Crane electronic ignition, new fuel pump, pin on oil filter, nd a carburetor shield. The gearbox is also the original and was overhauled about 28,000 miles ago. There is a drip at the differential but very small. The radiator was recored, long with a new water pump, oses and fan belt about 5,000 miles ago. The tires are Doral 205/65R15 (10,000 miles) the speedometer has been recalibrated but the odometer is 7% high. All lights and gauges are working. The only thing that I know that does not work is the window washer. New battery.

WARRANTY: This vehicle is being sold As Is, ith no warranty, xpressed written or implied. The seller shall not be responsible for defects and makes no warranty of any kind. No allowance or set aside will be made on account of any incorrectness, mperfection, efect or damage. Any descriptions or representations are for identification purposes only and are not to be construed as a warranty of any type. It is the responsibility of the buyer to have thoroughly inspected the vehicle and to have satisfied themselves as to the condition and value and to bid based upon that judgment solely. The seller shall and will make every reasonable effort to disclose any known defects associated with this vehicle at the buyer's request prior to the

close of sale. Seller assumes no responsibility for any repairs regardless of any written or oral statements about the vehicle. Sale is final.

TERMS OF SALE: The winning bidder must contact me within 72 hours of auction end and send me a $ 500.00 non-refundable deposit. The balance is due no later than 7-days after the auction ends. I will accept PayPal for the non-refundable deposit only. If no contact is made or no deposit received within 24 hours, reserve the right to re-list the vehicle, r sell it through any means I desire. The balance is due in cash (US Dollars) at my bank (U.S Bank-Poway, referred) or Cashiers Check (US Dollars, rawn on a major US bank domiciled in the United States, ith local branches in the Poway area, or check verification/payment at their counter). If balance is paid by Cashiers Check, ar and title will remain in my possession until full and final payment. Buyer is responsible for all shipping costs and arrangements. I reserve the right to end the auction for any reason and at any time. No International Sales.

I want you to be a satisfied buyer.

Included:

• carburetor mixture adjusting tool

• 2 Uni-Syn Carburetor Synchronizer

• spring compressor for front suspension

• Never Used plastic gearbox cover

• Never Used steering rack boots

• luggage rack

• 2 new wheel trim rings

• 4 "newish" hub trims in black and wheel name plates in red

• 2 "newish" sun visors in black and 2 new sun visor rubber retainers

• Plastic Clutch Alignment Tool

• 4 way cross shaped lug wrench, riginal jack & lug wrench

• jumper cables

• Original Convertible Top Boot - Tan

• Original Tonneau Cover - Black (ripped and not modified for roll bar)

Books

• TR for Triumph, hris Harvey

• The Triumph TR5/250 and TR6 Companion, teven Rossi and Ian Clarke

• The Triumph TRs, raham Robson

• Competition Preparation Manual, . W. Kastner

• Tuning Standard Triumphs, avid Vizard

• Triumph Sports Owners Association, ichael L. Cook

• Modifying Production Cylinder Heads, live Trickey

• Tuning Stromberg CD Carburetters, artyn B. Watkins

• Thoroughbred & Classic Cars Magazine, riumph TR2/6 Supplement

• Triumph TR-6 1969-1976, rooklands Books

• Triumph TR-6 1969-1983, rooklands Books

• Zenith Stromberg CD Carburetors, on Peers, aynes Repair Manual

• Triumph TR6 Repair Operation Manual, ervice Division Leland Cars

• Triumph TR6 Restoration, ractical Classics & Car Restorer

• Triumph TR250 & 6 Owners Workshop Manual, aynes Repair Manual

• The Complete Official Triumph TR6 & TR 250 1967-1976, obert Bentley

• Triumph TR6 Spare Parts Catalogue Volume 1, he Roadster Factory

• Triumph TR6 Spare Parts Catalogue Volume 2, he Roadster Factory

• Stromberg Carburetters, utomobile Engineering Reference Series