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1974 Triumph TR6 with overdrive

Sale price: $15,183.00 make an offer

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15.09.2013: $15,573.00

Car location: Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
Sale type: Fixed price listing

Technical specifications, photos and description:

Manufacturer: triumph
Year: 1974
Type: convertible
Color: Indigo metallic blue
Mileage: 85,107
Engine: 2498cc 6 cylinder
Transmission: manual with electronic overdrive
Fuel Type: Gasoline
Trim: with overdrive
Interior Color: Black
Vehicle Title: Clear
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1974 Triumph TR6 with overdrive for sale

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  • 1974 Triumph TR6 with overdrive
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  • 1974 Triumph TR6 with overdrive
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  • 1974 Triumph TR6 with overdrive
  • 1974 Triumph TR6 with overdrive
  • 1974 Triumph TR6 with overdrive

 For sale is my 1974 Triumph TR6 with J-type overdrive. The car is in excellent cosmetic and operational condition. Completely rust free. It starts the first try every time. and it'll take you wherever you want to go without a worry! 

I've owned the car for about a year and a half and have done the following:
- New gas tank. sender float. and sender gasket
- New 3 point inertia reel seatbelts
- New fuel filter
- Full carb rebuild and tuning of both ZS175CD carbs
- Transmission oil change (Brad Penn GL4). new magnetic drain plug. new filler plug
- New urethane sway bar bushings. new urethane sway bar link arm bushings
- Rebuilt rear shocks (Armstrong lever arm shocks) rebuilt to better than new spec from Worldwide Auto Parts
- New urethane rear shock link arm bushings
- Diff mounting pins re-welded and boxed in
- New urethane diff mount bushings
- Diff drain plug installed (stock TR6 doesn't have one). diff oil change (Brad Penn GL4)
- New rotor. cap. plugs (Champion RN12YC). and coil (Pertronix)
- New window regulators in both doors
- Installed vent screen in fresh air intake vent
- New Hardy Spicer rear axle U-joints. sliding splines in rear axles greased
- New breather hoses and clamps
- New "OE Green style" radiator hoses. cooling system flush. new 50/50 Zyrex/distilled water coolant. new radiator cap. new 185 degree thermostat. new thermostat gasket
- New air filters
- Valves adjusted to . 010". new valve cover gasket
- Set timing
- All four tires balanced
- New high performance manifold gasket
- Rebuilt clutch master cylinder
- New aluminum steering rack mounts
- Oil and filter change every 1500 miles with Castrol GTX 20w50 and K&N HP2009 filter
- Compression test on 9/14/13. Engine was fully warmed up and throttle was open for the test. The car has a little over 85. 00 miles.
one:110. two:120. three:115. four:120. five:118. six:120
- The convertible top has always been put down correctly as specified in the owner's manual

I have receipts for ALL of the work I have done.

Prior to my owning the car. the previous owner did the following work. which happened within the ~5 years prior to my ownership:
- Painted the car Lexus 8P4 indigo metallic blue
- New Coker redline tires
- New brake master cylinder. brake system flush with DOT5. new pads and shoes
- Spin on oil filter conversion
- Top end rebuild (requires premuim 91-93 octane gasoline. no lead additives required)

I do not have receipts for the previous owner's work.

100+ photos of the car (exterior. interior. engine bay. and underside) can be seen here:
Photobucket Album: Triumph TR6

Pics of the carb rebuild I did can be seen here:
Photobucket album: ZS175CD rebuild

What doesn't work:
- The original British Leyland AM/FM radio was not hooked up when I bought the car. I'm not a fan of radios in convertibles. so I never tried to hook it up so I don't know if it actually works or not.
- The windshield wipers. All the components are there. but the previous owner told me the wiper motor was bad. I don't drive the car in the rain. so it was never something that was on my to do list to fix.
- The interior light switch below the radio is not wired in. It was like that when I bought the car. The interior lights do work. however. when you open the door with the key in the ignition.
- The dimmer for the gauge backlighting is not wired in.   The gauge backlighting is simply on full brightness.   I don't drive the car much at night. and when I did it never bothered me. so I never wired it back in.

- One small (approx 5mm) chip in paint on passenger side front fender
- Small nic in the bottom corner of the windshield on passenger side
- Small inch long separation in the bottom corners of the seam of the backrest seat covers
- A couple snaps missing for the top boot
- A couple screws that hold the rear interior panel are missing

Included with the car:
- original owner's manual
- original scissor jack and wheel lug wrench
- glovebox sized brown Triumph TR6 shop manual
- Hanes TR6 shop manual
- a couple extra Hardy Spicer GUJ116 U-joints
- a set of Goodparts Nylatron trailing arm bushings (check out goodparts. com)
- custom fit weather proof car cover
- extra airbox-to-carb gaskets
- a pair of carb-to-manifold spacers
- a bunch of overdrive and diff gaskets
- square Triumph drain/filler plug wrench
- ZS carb mixture adjustment tool
- the box of emissions equipment that the previous owner removed from the car (I haven't inventoried what's in the box. so whatever's in there is what you get)
- spare oil seals for the diff (pinion and axles)
- spare rear transmission oil seal
- various other spares. etc

If you have any questions about the car. please don't hesitate to ask!I have a clear North Carolina title for the car. in my name. ready to sign over to a buyer.

I do drive this car several times a week when the weather's nice. so the mileage will likely increase against what's listed here.
The car is also for sale locally. so I reserve the right to end this listing at any time.
I would be VERY interested in a straight up trade for a JPS. Vintage Speedster. or Intermeccanica 356 replica.   I would also potentially be interested in a trade for a very excellent condition '69 or earlier Karmann Ghia.  I'm really only interested in a black. silver. or dark grey 356 replica or Ghia. preferably dual carb and 1600cc or larger.  Definitely NOT INTERESTED in any car that's painted red. no matter the engine/carb specs.

Buyer is responsible for making shipping arrangements. if necessary.

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Comments and questions to the seller:

from Larry Peck, dated 26 november 2013
I am interested in this car. This is my second attempt to contact you. I am located near Knoxville TN. Please E-mail me if the car is still foe sale. Thanks.

from Larry Peck, dated 25 november 2013
Beautiful car! What's the stort with the engine compartment? Thjere seems to be a blower where the battery usually sits.

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