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Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
United Kingdom


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Mar 20, 2008 at 7:55 pm
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Mar 19, 2008 at 12:44 pm
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May 2, 2007 at 12:58 pm
Nice! Too bad you couldn't enjoy it restored, but it is cool to know you sold it to the right person, somebody who appreciated it and restored it so nicely.

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1956 Triumph TR2 (**Red)

Last updated Mar 22, 2008  

Photo of a 1956 Triumph TR2 (**Red)

No longer owned


Surprising car despite its age, especially coming shortly after the end of the 2nd World War. Quite heavy but drove well, although a bit suspect on cornering!
Had planned to refurbish the car, but didn't complete this so sold the car after a couple of years. 12 months later, the guy who bought it came to visit and it looked like it just came out of the factory. Was I jealous!

Couldn't find a pic of mine, but just like the photo.


2-seater front-engined convertible
Signal red with tan interior; tan tonneau; black soft-top (never used it)
1991cc straight 4 (originally a tractor engine!), 90bhp

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Replaced shot gearbox with TR3 unit +new clutch assembly.
Stripped all bodywork forward of the bulkhead, but never got round to replacing it!
Had new side-screens made up as fed up of getting wet elbows!

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