Bought a new rally car :: Triumph Torque

Moordale Motors

Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Bought a new rally car
Forum Login
Login Name: Create a new account
Password:     Forgot password

Triumph Torque    Cars    TR7-8  ›  Bought a new rally car
Users Browsing Forum
No Members and 2 Guests

Bought a new rally car Print
2 Pages « 1 2 All Recommend Thread
steve
February 15, 2006, 10:18pm Report to Moderator


Posts: 374
Posts Per Day: 0.10
No I didn't buy it. I generally try to avoid the temptation of buying models, they serve no real purpose and just collect dust... that said they do seem to have a way of creeping up on you! I just got the IXO and Trofeu ones already mentioned. I have bought a few of the old rally stickers with TR7V8's on though, again hard to resist I find...can't stick them on though, that would spoil them!




1975 TR7 BL European Launch Brochure Vehicle then Safety-Devices Development Rally Car sold to Privateer for Prodsports Racing (4 Times Willhire 24hrs Entrant). Registration MYE778P ..More Info Sought!

1976 TR7 USA Spec "Victory Edition" in BRG. Needs Restoration (the only one in the UK?)

1977/8  Ex-BL Development ACN series Pilot production TR8 (works rally replica).

"The Shape of Things To Come" Trailer. (Not the real one!)

Logged
Site Private Message Reply: 15 - 23
Lister
February 15, 2006, 10:22pm Report to Moderator


Posts: 235
Posts Per Day: 0.06
really liked the yellow victory edition on the tr drivers stand loos good in yellow.

Al


Al Soutar-Branson
Idle
Bradford
West Yorkshire

VW Golf TDI se ( Daily Drive sporting Club Triumph Badge)

TR7 in restoration mode.
On with the second side now. Bloody inner wheel arches!!
Bought a v8 but should it go in or should i stick with the sprint. ?
Looking daily at some sport seats but first things first !



Ready Christmas 2010
Logged
Private Message Windows Live Messenger Reply: 16 - 23
steve
February 15, 2006, 10:26pm Report to Moderator


Posts: 374
Posts Per Day: 0.10
eerrm yes, thats mine.




1975 TR7 BL European Launch Brochure Vehicle then Safety-Devices Development Rally Car sold to Privateer for Prodsports Racing (4 Times Willhire 24hrs Entrant). Registration MYE778P ..More Info Sought!

1976 TR7 USA Spec "Victory Edition" in BRG. Needs Restoration (the only one in the UK?)

1977/8  Ex-BL Development ACN series Pilot production TR8 (works rally replica).

"The Shape of Things To Come" Trailer. (Not the real one!)

Logged
Site Private Message Reply: 17 - 23
rayjones
February 15, 2006, 11:38pm Report to Moderator


Posts: 96
Posts Per Day: 0.03
Quoted from Beans, posted February 15, 2006, 12:50pm at here
A bargain indeed !!!
I thought that at � 25,00 this one was rather cheap 
But at least it's a Sprint 
By the way is it from the portugese firm Trofeu ?


Interesting reg. did any of the other rally cars use the OOE reg. The reason I ask is because I used to have a bog standard MkII escort with the reg OOE 303R which if I remember right was a "Brummy one" Came from Bristol St Motors Ford Agent

Ray


1980 TR7 DHC 
Logged
Private Message Reply: 18 - 23
Paul S
February 16, 2006, 10:15am Report to Moderator


Posts: 242
Posts Per Day: 0.06
Quoted from steve, posted February 15, 2006, 3:42pm at here
Whereabouts are you staying? Croyde is only a small village, I live one side of it and my shop is on the other side. I am very easy to find!


Steve, a friend and I normally camp in Croyde when we go surfing, and planning a surf trip 1st or 2nd weekend in March, would love to say hi if you're about.. and the guy I go surfing with is normally my nav, so he won't mind either! 


No Triumphs
Shed with a few Dolomite (1850&Sprint) bits & TR7 bits
Logged
Private Message Windows Live Messenger Reply: 19 - 23
steve
February 16, 2006, 11:29am Report to Moderator


Posts: 374
Posts Per Day: 0.10
You are welcome to come and talk TR's anytime.

There are no camp sites open early march... If you surf I expect you know my shop (clue... it's the pink one!) If you want more info on accommodation etc. better move this off the forum and e-mail me at croydebay@aol.com

Steve




1975 TR7 BL European Launch Brochure Vehicle then Safety-Devices Development Rally Car sold to Privateer for Prodsports Racing (4 Times Willhire 24hrs Entrant). Registration MYE778P ..More Info Sought!

1976 TR7 USA Spec "Victory Edition" in BRG. Needs Restoration (the only one in the UK?)

1977/8  Ex-BL Development ACN series Pilot production TR8 (works rally replica).

"The Shape of Things To Come" Trailer. (Not the real one!)

Logged
Site Private Message Reply: 20 - 23
chris turner
February 16, 2006, 8:39pm Report to Moderator


Posts: 139
Posts Per Day: 0.04
The GPM model must be of Roger Clarks 1980 Mintex car as he wasnt driving a Triumph in 1979. It would be nice to see one of the real works TR7V8 rally cars painted in Sparkrite livery.


Logged
Private Message Reply: 21 - 23
Beans
February 16, 2006, 9:30pm Report to Moderator

Theo Boonen
Club Member
Posts: 5,747
Posts Per Day: 1.74
Quoted from rayjones, posted February 15, 2006, 11:38pm at here


Interesting reg. did any of the other rally cars use the OOE reg.


OOE937R and OOE938R were (as far as I know) only used from the RAC Rally in nov 1976,  till the Hunsrück Rally in july 1977.
OOE937R was driven by Brian Culcheth and Johnston Syer, OOE938R by Tony Pond and Fred Gallagher




1976 TR7 FHC (currently undergoing some TLC ...)
1980 TR7 DHC (my first car, a.k.a. Kermette)
1981 TR7 FHC (Sprint engined, a.k.a. 't Kreng)

http://tr7beans.blogspot.com/
Logged
Site Private Message Reply: 22 - 23
TR Tony
February 18, 2006, 1:51pm Report to Moderator


Club member
Posts: 214
Posts Per Day: 0.06
I've got the Trofeu Culcheth/Syer model as well, Beans - exact same as yours.

The box with mine has a sticker saying:

Triumph TR7 B Culcheth / J Syer RAC Rally 1976.

The model is licensed by British Motor Heritage Ltd. Have they got the real car in a museum?


TR7 FHC - RBRR 2008
TR7 V8 DHC NOW SADLY SOLD
North Dorset
Logged
Site Private Message Reply: 23 - 23
2 Pages « 1 2 All Recommend Thread
Print

Triumph Torque    Cars    TR7-8  ›  Bought a new rally car

Thread Rating
There is currently no rating for this thread
 


Powered by E-Blah Forum Software 10.3.5 © 2001-2008

Latest Blogs-
Theo Boonen

21st January 2015 1:07pm gmt
FHC resto nr. 28; Ready for the first bit of colour
mike weaver

18th January 2015 5:28pm gmt
EFI Crank Position Sensor
more blogs...
Next Group Meetings-
Nottingham Monday 26th January 19:00
Essex Wednesday 28th January 20:00
Northern Ireland Wednesday 28th January 20:00
South London & West Kent Sunday 1st February 20:00
Gatwick Monday 2nd February 19:30
Hull & East Riding of Yorkshire Monday 2nd February 20:00
more local groups...
Upcoming Events-
CT Dutch Rally
14th March 2015
CT Historic Counties Run
18th-19th April 2015
CT Rally
10th May 2015
International Auto Ecosse
6th-7th June 2015
CT Historic Autosolo
19th July 2015
CT Northern Tour
8th-9th August 2015
more events...
For Sale-

Triumph Acclaim HL 1983 for sale, no Tax or MOT £300 ish Recently runs roughly, blown head gasket? Exhaust has a hole in the back box. Flat front tyre. Very little rust, great interior. danm@nadx.co.uk
Kawasaki GTR1400 2009 motorcycle. Extras and FSH. Long MOT and great all round tourer. Not a triumph but a great motor. £5500ono. Rob 07837551259 pm bobbyspit for more info
Wanted-
Urgently needed - 1959 948 triumph herald saloon roof. Contact dom 07810277270 or minidom28@gmail. com or a specialist welder who will do cheap in bury st edmunds area.
more adverts...
CLUB TRIUMPH the Club for all Triumphs
© Club Triumph Ltd MCMXCVI - MMXIV