Original California TR6 Rust Free/Very Straight Nicely Restored Well Maintained
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Last update: 20.06.2014
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Original California TR6 Rust Free/Very Straight Nicely Restored Well Maintained for sale
Vehicle DetailsYear: 1976Make: TriumphModel: TR6VIN: CF52086UStock Number: 0566Mileage: 81300Transmission: ManualEngine: 6 Cylinder. 2. 5 LExterior Color: WhiteInterior Color: BlackTitle: Clear
1976 Triumph TR6
Original California Car/Rust Free & Straight Body
VIN # CF52086U
81. 00 Miles
15. 00 Miles Since Engine Rebuild
White on Black Interior/Red Piping and Black Convertible Top
No Accidents/No Rust/Straight Chassis
Clean and Clear Virginia Title
Original Window Sticker
1976 was the last year of production for the TR6. It was one of Triumph’s most successful open sports cars. This example was originally imported and sold by British Motor Car Distributors in Compton. CA. Most of its life was spent in California before being shipped back to Virginia.
Per the original bill of sale (see pic). this TR6 was equipped with the following from Triumph:
4-Speed syncromesh gearbox
4-Wheel independent suspension
Front disc brakes
Michelin-X radial tires
Total MSRP was $6. 22. 50. That is the equivalent of purchasing a $30. 00 car today.
The current owner purchased the car in 2010. The inline 2. 98cc six-cylinder motor with four-speed had been rebuilt shortly before he purchased it. Although we have no records of the rebuild. the inspection showed that the mechanicals were recently sorted. Also. the twin 1. 75” Stromberg side draft carburetors were rebuilt. The car went through a thorough inspection. They even used laser measurements to check the frame and found the car to be in superb condition. For the next three years. this owner used it as a daily driver. He put about 5. 00-miles per year on it. Recently. he relocated to Southern California and brought the car with him. He also purchased a Porsche Boxster and is finding that he doesn’t have the time to drive the TR6 as much as he used to. Since he bought the TR6. he has done a superb job of maintaining and enhancing the car. He used Abacus Racing from Norfolk. VA to service the car. They are very well respected vintage British car specialists. Copies of all the records and receipts since he bought the car are available. Highlights of repairs/service include:
K&N air filters
Triumph Tune valve covers with LeMans nuts (original is included)
Headlight rock guards
Nardi wood steering wheel
Pertronix electronic ignition/distributor
Rebuilt gear box
Ignition switch and new keys
Secondary hood release
Correct “green” hose set
“Good Parts” aluminum black anodized radiator shroud
Under hood sound and heat close celled foam liner
Bosch plugs and wires
Master brake cylinder
Master and slave clutch cylinder
Solid walnut dash fascia from Prestige AutoWoods. San Jose
Triumph logo floor mats
Kneeboards and speakers
Wheel hub stickers
Annual maintenance and inspection including thrust-bearing inspection
This owner invested another $6. 00+ over the last few years to make this Triumph the best he could.
Upon purchase. he had a full pre-purchase inspection performed and the car was given high marks. The compression test results were excellent as well:
1) 154 2) 147 3) 155 4) 150 5) 149 6) 152
This TR6 was restored in the summer of 2010. just before the current owner purchased the car. As you can see by the pictures attached. the undercarriage received quite a bit of attention. New U-joints. lower control arm bushings. tie-rod bushings. rear end link bushings. and front-end link kit were installed. A new front sway bar was also installed to improve handling. Finally. the undercarriage was freshly painted. The bright work was also polished and the original wheels were restored. The engine bay and trunk were nicely detailed as well.
As you can imagine. this TR6 is in better condition than most examples on the market. It not only looks great. but it drives superbly. It shifts smoothly and accelerates without any hesitation.
The condition of the car is what I would describe as a strong street concours level. The body is in great condition. There are no scratches. dents. etc. Of course. there is no rust and the body is very straight with excellent gaps. There is a small paint blemish by the left front fender (see pic) but that is about it. The car wears the correct Michelin tires that have over 75% life remaining. The car is equipped with headlight mesh grills. The driver-side is missing one clip to properly secure the grill. The interior is equally nice. The new walnut dash looks great. The seats were reupholstered some time ago and the leather has a nice patina with no tears. The vinyl dash-top appears to be original with two cracks that have been mended. The soft-top was new when the owner purchased the car a few years ago and is in excellent condition. There is one small tear that was professionally repaired and it does not leak. The plastic windows are perfect and have no discoloration. All the factory Smith gauges appear to work properly. There is an aftermarket radio that gets power but does not operate.
Whether you want to have a fun weekend touring car or are looking to compete on the local car show circuit. this TR6 can do it all.
Included with this Triumph are complete maintenance records since 2010. original window-sticker/bill of sale. driver’s handbook/workshop manual. glove box operator’s manual. tonneau cover. front-end bra. custom car cover. headlight grills. original 1976 TR6 sales brochures. and extra keys. Finally. a DVD with a complete photo set of car from all orientations and records of compression test and frame laser measurements is included.
This vehicle is sold “as-is” with no warranty. written or implied. In some cases. the vehicle does have the remaining factory warranty still in place and will be described above if that is the case. All taxes and fees are the responsibility of the buyer and are not included in the listed price. All vehicle sales will require a $65 document fee. The vehicle listed is described to the best of our ability. The information is based on our own research and statements made to us by the previous owner(s). To the best of our knowledge. the above information is accurate. We are not responsible for errors in our description of options or any other details. The above-mentioned vehicle is used and can be expected to show some wear and tear. It is not a brand new vehicle. We do welcome all local pre-purchase inspections on vehicles in order to verify condition.
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Over 5 million AutoCheck reports are run by consumers. dealers and auto auctions each month. Warranty InformationThis vehicle is being sold as is. where is with no warranty. expressed written or implied. The seller shall not be responsible for the correct description. authenticity. genuineness. or defects herein. and makes no warranty in connection therewith. No allowance or set aside will be made on account of any incorrectness. imperfection. defect 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 himself or herself as to the condition and value and to bid based upon that judgement 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 oral statements about the vehicle. Terms & Conditions
This vehicle is sold “as-is” with no warranty. written or implied. In some cases. the vehicle does have the remaining factory warranty still in place and will be described above if that is the case. All taxes and fees are the responsibility of the buyer and are not included in the listed price. The vehicle listed is described to the best of our ability. We are not responsible for errors in our description of options or any other details. The above-mentioned vehicle is used and can be expected to show some wear and tear. It is not a brand new vehicle. We do our best to accurately describe the vehicle. We do welcome all local pre-purchase inspections on vehicles in order to verify condition.
All funds must clear before title and vehicle are released. Will coordinate shipping worldwide. Local taxes. fees. duties. etc. are the responsibility of the buyer.
AutoKennel is a unique business that focuses on helping people sell and/or find the right car for them. We are not car "flippers. " Almost all of our inventory is on consignment from clients that we have a relationship with. This ensures that we not only get the best cars possible. but also at a fair price.
Due to the nature of our business. we are available based on appointment only. So. please call first before coming down to make sure we can give you our undivided attention.
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