TR6 Development - Derek Graham has shared his research on the development and introduction of the TR6 (also published in the TR Register's magazine TRAction). The information is from the Standard Triumph Board's papers for the period August to December 1967. These papers are held by the Modern Records Centre in Warwick University and covers the period from the proposal of the TR5's replacement in 1967 to the TR6 going on sale in April 1969. The photographs in the article are of the facelifted “GKV 672E” in the Karmann Studio 22/08/67, the full size body tooling model completed by Karmann 21/12/67, and the first running prototype, X776, registered as MDU 743F 28/03/68. Thanks to Barry Lucas for passing this along via Facebook.
Dave and Pam Jamieson recently contacted the OVTC to see if any of our members remembered anyone from their time in the TSOA in Ottawa in the early 1970s. Mike G. was part of that group with his 59 TR3A but Dave and Mike don't recall meeting each other ... who knows maybe they chatted at some point. Here are two newspaper clippings and a picture sent by Dave and one of the grill badge and jacket patch from Mike. Anyone know anyone from that time, or have pictures to share? Please let Mike know at email@example.com.
The Worst Engine Ever Made ... Paul Winter came across this article about the Triumph V8 on Driver.ca.
2017 VTR National Convention by Bob Thomas - David and Lynda Huddleson along with Bob Thomas and Fran Wright travelled to Princeton for the Vintage Triumph Register (VTR) National Convention.
Importing Triumph Parts into Canada - the regulation that covers the import of auto parts and some notes about the application of this regulation.
1955 Alpine Rally Featuring OVC 276 - The Story of Kit Heathcote, Ken Richardson, and their Triumph TR2
Paint Scraper by Michael Graham ... plexiglass makes a very useful scraper.
Pozidrive Versus Phillips Screws by Tony Davis ... what to heck is the difference?
Bob and David's Excellent Adventure - In September 2014, Bob Thomas and David Huddleson travelled to the 2014 VTR convention in Dobson, North Carolina, and to Stowe, Vermont, for the British Invasion. They had a great time and have written about their adventure with lots of pictures.
It was 40 years ago ... Dave Huddleson reminded us that the TR7 made its debut at a public unveiling on 18 February 1975 in Boca Raton, Florida.
Read the full story of the Jabekke TR2 MVC575. This ground-breaking vehicle made history in 1953 during speed trials held on a highway near Jabbeke in Belgium when it beat the existing world record for a two-litre production sports car. Hagerty Insurance also has an interesting article on this car.
Instagram has a collection of driving roads from around the world. If you left click on a photo, it gives a general location. Click off to the side to return to overall display. Click the Load More button to see lots more cool roads.