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CLASSIC 1956 TRIUMPH TR3 ROADSTER.OVERDRIVE ORIGINAL REG, MATCHING NUMBERS

Sale price: £25,900.00 make an offer
Last update: 22.09.2016

Seller's notes: EXCELLENT OVERALL CONDITION. A CAR TO BE PROUD OF.
Sale type: Fixed price listing

Technical specifications, photos and description:

Manufacturer: Triumph
Model: TR3
Type: Sports/Convertible
Doors: 2
Color: GREEN
Mileage: 21,151
Seats: 2
Engine: 1991 cc
Transmission: Manual
Fuel: PETROL
Power: 100
Drive side: Right-hand drive
Previous Owners: 11
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CLASSIC 1956 TRIUMPH TR3 ROADSTER.OVERDRIVE ORIGINAL REG, MATCHING NUMBERS for sale

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CLASSIC 1956 TRIUMPH TR3 ROADSTER.OVERDRIVE ORIGINAL REG, MATCHING NUMBERS Photo
  • CLASSIC 1956 TRIUMPH TR3 ROADSTER.OVERDRIVE ORIGINAL REG, MATCHING NUMBERS
  • CLASSIC 1956 TRIUMPH TR3 ROADSTER.OVERDRIVE ORIGINAL REG, MATCHING NUMBERS
  • CLASSIC 1956 TRIUMPH TR3 ROADSTER.OVERDRIVE ORIGINAL REG, MATCHING NUMBERS
  • CLASSIC 1956 TRIUMPH TR3 ROADSTER.OVERDRIVE ORIGINAL REG, MATCHING NUMBERS
  • CLASSIC 1956 TRIUMPH TR3 ROADSTER.OVERDRIVE ORIGINAL REG, MATCHING NUMBERS
  • CLASSIC 1956 TRIUMPH TR3 ROADSTER.OVERDRIVE ORIGINAL REG, MATCHING NUMBERS
  • CLASSIC 1956 TRIUMPH TR3 ROADSTER.OVERDRIVE ORIGINAL REG, MATCHING NUMBERS
  • CLASSIC 1956 TRIUMPH TR3 ROADSTER.OVERDRIVE ORIGINAL REG, MATCHING NUMBERS
  • CLASSIC 1956 TRIUMPH TR3 ROADSTER.OVERDRIVE ORIGINAL REG, MATCHING NUMBERS
  • CLASSIC 1956 TRIUMPH TR3 ROADSTER.OVERDRIVE ORIGINAL REG, MATCHING NUMBERS
  • CLASSIC 1956 TRIUMPH TR3 ROADSTER.OVERDRIVE ORIGINAL REG, MATCHING NUMBERS
  • CLASSIC 1956 TRIUMPH TR3 ROADSTER.OVERDRIVE ORIGINAL REG, MATCHING NUMBERS

KEN PEARSON. CAR CONSULTANT. OFFERS THIS EXCELLENT TRIUMPH TR3 ON BEHALF OF THE LOCAL OWNER WHO IS THE REGISTERED KEEPER ONTHE V5C CERTIFICATE. OWNED FOR THE LAST 13 YEARS. THE TRIUMPH IS FOR SALE FOLLOWING RETIREMENT FROM CLASSIC MOTORING.
SUBJECT TO A TOTAL RESTORATION IN 1992 BY ENIGMA RESTORATION OF TODMORDEN. AS RECORDED BY A PLATE IN THE ENGINE BAY. 3 YEARS LATER IT IS DIFFICULT TO FAULT THE CONDITION. THERE ARE NO DETAILS OR PHOTOS OF THE RESTORATION. IN 2003 THE CURRENT OWNER PURCHASED THE TRIUMPH FROM WELL KNOWN CLASSIC DEALER SPINNING WHEEL GARAGE OF CHESTERFIELD WHO ACQUIRED THE CAR ON THE CLOSURE OF THE SKOPOS CAR MUSEUM OF BATLEY YORKSHIRE.
IN 2001 THE COLOUR WAS CHANGED FROM RED TO THE CURRENT BRITISH RACING GREEN. THE PAINT FINISH IS EXCELLENT.
SPECIFICATION
TRIUMPH TR3 ROADSTER WITH 2 SEATS PLUS SHELF BEHIND THE FRONT SEATS.
FIRST REGISTERED 27. 07. 1956 WITH THE CURRENT REGISTRATION NUMBER NDL 498. CHASSIS NUMBER TS 10227 ON BOTH V5C AND PLATE ON THE BULKHEAD.
ENGINE NUMBER TS 10526 E. RECORDED ON THE V5C. VISIBLE ON THE ENGINE. BODY NUMBER EB 10181.
1991 cc ENGINE. 100 BHP. 4 SPEED MANUAL GEARBOX WITH OVERDRIVE ON 2ND. 3RD AND TOP GEARS.
EXCELLENT BLACK HOOD. TONNEAU COVER AND SIDE SCREENS.
LIGHT TAN  LEATHER SEATS.
SILVER PAINTED 15" WIRE WHEELS SHOD WITH 165SR x 15 RADIAL TYRES (SHOULD BE 155 SECTION MICHELIN X ACCORDING TO THE MANUAL). SPARE WHEEL WITH UNUSED TYRE.
BATTERY IMMOBILISER SWITCH.
FLASHING INDICATORS.
KENLOWE ELECTRIC COOLING FAN.
WORKSHOP MANUAL.
CONDITION GUIDE - USE AS AN INTRODUCTION TO VIEWING
I AIM TO PROVIDE A CONDITION GUIDE THAT IS FAIR TO BOTH SELLER AND BUYER. CHECK MY FEEDBACK.
THE TR3 PRESENTS AS AN EXCELLENT OLDER RESTORATION WITH A PLEASANT PATINA OF USE. JUST AS THE ENTHUSIAST PREFERS AND IS READY TO USE AND SHOW.
MOT TEST TO JUNE 2017 WITH NO ADVISORIES. MOT HISTORY FROM 2006. (MOT EXEMPT)HISTORIC CLASS FREE ROAD TAX TO APRIL 2017. CLEAR HPI REPORT CARRIED OUT BY ME.
ON ROAD TEST THE CAR STARTED PROMPTLY FROM COLD WITH FULL CHOKE THEN DROVE AWAY SMOOTHLY. THE CAR IS EASY TO DRIVE WITH GOOD PERFORMANCE AND HANDLING. THE OVERDRIVE WORKED CORRECTLY.
THE SPEEDOMETER AND ODOMETER ARE INOPERATIVE AND SHOW 21151 MILES. THE OWNER ESTIMATES THAT AN EXTRA 18000 MILES HAVE BEEN COVERED SINCE FAILURE OF THE SPEEDOMETER CABLE ANGLE DRIVE AND INDICATES THE TOTAL MILEAGE FOLLOWING RESTORATION AS 39000. THIS IT NOT CURRENTLY AN MOT ITEM. I AM WORKING TO REPAIR THIS FAULT.
THE TEMPERATURE GAUGE SHOWS 90 DEGREES FAHRENHEIT CONSTANTLY. HOT OR COLD. AND IS CURRENTLY RECEIVING ATTENTION. THE ELECTRIC FAN OPERATES CORRECTLY. OIL PRESSURE IS 60 PSI HOT AT 3000 RPM.
THE LAMINATED WINDSCREEN  HAS SOME DE-LAMINATION BOTH ENDS OF THE SCREEN. NOT CURRENTLY AN MOT ISSUE.
CONDITIONS OF SALE.
 I CAN DEMONSTRATE THE CAR ON THE ROAD.
OVERSEAS BUYERS ARE WELCOME. I AM FAMILIAR WITH THE EXPORT PROCESS. ALL NUMBERS SHOWN ON THE CAR MATCH THE V5C REGISTRATION CERTIFICATE.
FOR EASE OF VIEWING AND COLLECTION THE CAR IS WITH ME NEAR ASHBOURNE DERBYSHIRE. PLEASE CALL ME ON 01335 350499 OR 07716 123788 9AM TO 9 PM. NO TEXT MESSAGES.
I TRY TO ANSWER EMAIL ENQUIRIES PROMPTLY.
PAYMENT WILL BE BY BANK TRANSFER TO THE OWNER IN POUNDS STERLING. THE CAR WILL BE RELEASED BY ME ON CONFIRMATION OF FUNDS RECEIVED.
I CANNOT HANDLE CREDIT OR DEBIT CARD PAYMENTS.
KEN PEARSON-SPECIALIST IN MANAGED PRIVATE SALES. A LIFETIME WITH CARS-TRIUMPH DEALER 1963 TO 1980.





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