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steve
February 15, 2006, 10:18pm Report to Moderator


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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!)

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Lister
February 15, 2006, 10:22pm Report to Moderator


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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
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steve
February 15, 2006, 10:26pm Report to Moderator


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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!)

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rayjones
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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 
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Paul S
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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
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steve
February 16, 2006, 11:29am Report to Moderator


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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!)

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chris turner
February 16, 2006, 8:39pm Report to Moderator


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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.


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Beans
February 16, 2006, 9:30pm Report to Moderator

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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 (bought for its wheels in 2013, currently undergoing some TLC ...)
1980 TR7 DHC (a.k.a. Kermette, my first car bought in 1988 )
1981 TR7 FHC (Sprint engined, a.k.a. 't Kreng, bought as a parts donor in 1994, the rest is history as they say)

http://tr7beans.blogspot.com/
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TR Tony
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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
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