1973 TRIUMPH TR6 MSII FUEL INJECTION 160HP ENGINE FAST!
Sale price: $5,700.00 make an offer
Last update: 18.06.2014
Pending offersDate: 2016-03-28
Robert Dixon (from Jacksonville beach, FL USA) offered usd
Technical specifications, photos and description:
|Engine:||Inline 6 cylinder|
|Transmission:||5-speed Toyota HVDA conversion|
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1973 TRIUMPH TR6 MSII FUEL INJECTION 160HP ENGINE FAST! for sale
Outstanding Triumph TR-6
Modified One of a Kind. 163 BHP Rocket SledAll the handles. seals. window winders etc on the interior were replaced in 2005 (Victoria British receipts)Chassis reinforcement (both the differential area and other areas on the frame) $160Rebuilt rear lever shocksHVDA Toyota 5-speed conversion $1300Front and Rear sway bars. all bushings. steering rack bushings (aluminium) etc replaced - Richard Good Wizard Radiator and 16” 2100 CFM electric fan $175 +MegaSquirtII controlled electronic fuel injection on a one-off special intake
Engine items purchased in June 2006 include:Carillo TR Connecting Rods $1. 74Wiseco Forged Pistons (75. 5mm bore) and cam bearings $909. 50Wishbone camshaft SC Stage 2 $350New valves bearings etc (unleaded head - everything new)Billet aluminum rocker set $150Fidanza Aluminum FlywheelNew WBC Stage III Clutch Kit $449Green Radiator hoses and new updated motor mounts13 row oil cooler and installation kit $350Coleman Racing Engines in CT put the engine together in July 2006. - I have the $3. 46 receipt for the tear down. I am looking for the assembly receipt. Coleman also did the dyno test on the car -163 bhp16x7 Panasport wheels from Moss Motors $1359205/16 Yokohama Avids (less than 6. 00 miles on them)Nissan rear end (3. 69) from Richard Good along with a shortened and balanced drive shaft. Optimum Battery (moved to the trunk)Custom made Fuel Cell. with Electric Fuel Pump - originally set up to support a Supercharger. New brake master cylinder. rear brake cylinders and Toyota truck drilled front rotors and calipers
MISCNew dash support from TRF $346Halogen Lights New tonneau cover - Rimmer BrothersBoot CoverNew Black Panel Kit – Roadster FactorySecondary hood opening mechanism (if you're into TR's you know what I'm talking about). All dash pads. etc are perfectand of course Fuel Injection - 163 Brake Horse Power (dyno test and it moves!!!!)
1. 5 inch rip in top - not properly folded by the owner 5 years ago - It has never leaked on me. but I haven't driven it in a bad rain – I never looked at the soft top1. 5 - 2 inch spot in the upper Driver's Side fender top - hit a massive pot hole in Detroit and drove it into the fender - it should be a very easy fix at a body shop (see photo)Golf ball hit on the front valance by the Driver's side turn signal - dimple about a1/8 inch deepExhaust rattle when I hit a bump - the exhaust (Stainless steel) needs to be adjusted. I have a new hanger assembly I purchased from Moss but have not installed it. This I fixed Rheostat for the interior lights doesn't seem to work - the dash lights are kind of dim. but the other interior lights (when you open the door etc are bright)Heater Cable needs to be replacedSmall rust spot by the steering column
NOT PERFECT. HERE ARE THE BAD POINTS:
Alan. the owner prior to the one I purchased it from did the majority of the work. I have his receipts. This TR is the fastest. best handling TR I have EVER driven!!!!!!!!!!!! Once you've driven it. you won't forget it. There is appx $30K invested. so my reserve is well below that
I replaced the Miata seats that the previous owner installed as I like the look of the originals personally…. and have those available with the car and a nice original set of black seats too I purchased here on eBay. I tinkered some with the Mega Squirt tune and managed to get the idle stable at around 1000 rpm. Have played some with the cold start enrichment and other things too and it is better than when I received it. The suspension is stiffer than a stock TR and it is noticeable especially on bumpy pot holed roads we have here in Cleveland…but on a nice winding road as in Hocking Hills or HuntingValley…she shines and handles like a go-kart! I bought this car for the engine and other parts but this car and the one I would transplant the parts to are too nice to mess with and have changed my mind. I have a ton more pictures of the car. just ask. Thanks for looking and Good Luck!
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