VEHICLE DESCRIPTION & HISTORY
This Triumph TR3a was first registered in September 1959 in the United Kingdom. The car was subject to a complete restoration in two phases which was completed in 2018. The car is finished in Sapphire blue, with the mouth painted yellow as a tribute to the Le Mans and racings TRs. The car has black vinyl upholstery with white piping and comes with full hood, side screens and tonneau cover.
Over time this lovely TR3a has also has benefited from a range of mechanical upgrades which have enhanced the driving experience. These are summarised in the ‘Mechanical Upgrades’ summary below and include a more powerful engine, gearbox with syncro and overdrive and improved steering. .
If you would like to know more or indeed arrange to view the car, please give us a call on 01872 863037
Mechanical upgrades and work
Engine size increased to 2,138cc and fitted with TR4 squish cylinder head
Rear crank seal replaced scroll seal
Spin off oil filter replacing oil bowl filter
Original four speed gearbox rebuilt with synchro in 2nd, 3rd and 4th.
Laycock A type overdrive operating in 2nd, 3rd and 4th.
Unleaded cylinder head modification
Worm drive steering replaced with a steering rack
Morris Minor flashing indicator stalk
Dynamo replaced with alternator
Electrics upgraded with additional fuses, relays and wired earthing to 4 corners
Electric Pacet fan replacing mechanical bladed fan
Dynamic balancer fitted to crank
Upgraded 6 bladed water pump
Radiator recored with removal of starter handle hold to improve cooling
Stainless steel exhaust
Hazard warning lights.
- Restored in 2018
- Bonnet louvres
- Moto lita steering wheel
- Stainless steel exhaust
- Wire wheels with radial tyres
- Seat belts
- Halogen bulbs in tri-radial headlights
- Unleaded cylinder head modification
- Engine size enlarged to 2,138cc with TR4 squish cylinder head
- Vinyl hood and side screens
SOLD WITH 3 MONTHS /3000 MILES (WHICHEVER SOONER) ‘IN HOUSE’ WARRANTY AND 12 MONTHS MOT
THE MORGAN & CLASSIC CAR SPECIALIST in CORNWALL
Perranwell Station – Near Truro – Cornwall – TR3 7PT