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Lot # FR0203

1966 Triumph

TR-4 IRS

Auction:
2017 July
Run Day:
Friday
Year
1966
Make
Triumph
Model
TR-4 IRS
Body Color
Red
Vehicle Highlights
  • Original Triumph 2.2 Liter 4 Cylinder Engine & Carburetors Mated to the Original 4-speed Manual Transmission
  • Factory Options Included: Independent Rear Suspension, Convertible Top, Boot, Heater and Seat Belts
  • Purchased by Doug Higgins of Denton, NC in 2009 from a Private Seller in Asheboro, NC
  • Believed to be a North Carolina Car It's Entire Life
  • Restored by Doug Higgins Over a Period of 2 years and Subsequently Sold to His Good Friend Brian Reich
  • Carefully Maintained and Upgraded to Handle Much Better than Original
  • Restoration was Completed in 2011
  • A Complete New Interior Installed
  • New Leather Seat Covers and Foam
  • Same Leather on Console, Shifter Boot and Emergency Brake Handle
  • New Top, Boot, Door Panel and Carpet Installed
  • Dynamat Heat & Sound Reducer Added to the Floor and Interior Side Panels
  • Walnut Burl Dash Custom Made with a Satin Finish
  • Complete Front End Rebuild & Four Wheel Alignment Performed
  • Rear End Special Adjusters Installed on the Trailing Arms
  • New Front STAX Adjustable Competition Shock
  • Large Diameter Sway Bar & New Springs
  • Rear Shock Conversion Kit was Used to Complete the Improved Handling
  • New Gabriel Comp. Gas Shocks
  • Special Brackets on the Rear Trailing Arm Allow Easy Rear Wheel Adjustment
  • New Bushings and Rear Pinion Seal Replaced
  • Speedometer and Tachometer Rebuilt to Factory Specs
  • New Pertonix Electronic Ignition System Recently Added for Increased Reliability
  • Replaced the Mechanical Fuel Pump with a High End Electrical Pump
  • New Spin On Oil Filter
  • Car Comes with All Weather Gear, Jack, Spare and Car Cover
  • Motor was Completely Rebuilt by the Current Owner this July 2017
  • Occurred After the Body and Frame Restoration was Completed in 2011
  • New Pistons, Sleeves, Rings and Rod/Crank Bearings
  • Water Pump, Fan Belt and all the Seals and Gaskets were Replaced
  • The Cam and Rod Bearings were also Replaced
  • Crank was Machined to Specifications and then Balanced
  • The Total Motor Rebuild, Parts and Labor was over $7,000
  • All Trim, Handles, Bumpers were Removed Before Painting Back to the Original Color
  • Then Stripped to Bare Metal, Epoxy Primed and Finished with a Two Part Paint System
  • New Floor Pans were Installed and Finished like Original
  • Dynamat Insulation System Added for Reduced Heat and Sound
  • Many Chrome Trim Pieces were Replaced as Needed
  • Racy Set of MiniLite Style Wheels
  • Undercarriage in Good Condition with Minor Wear
  • Engine Compartment Restored Close to the Original Condition
  • More Infomation Regarding History and Restoration Available Upon Request