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1980 TR8 HUGE AMOUNT SPENT MASSIVE HISTORY FILE £20k CONVERS For Sale

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  • £7,993 As stated
  • 1980
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Price £7,993 As stated
Ad Type For Sale
Category Classic Cars
Make Triumph
Model TR8
  GRIMMALL TR8 3.9
Year 1980
Mileage 90,000 miles
Country UK
Region Oxfordshire
Telephone 01235 624933
Status Trade
Date 14-Feb-2020
Ref C1182699
RIUMPH TR8 3.9 GRINNALL CONVERSION

THIS VEHICLE STARTED LIFE OF BACK IN 1980 AS A STANDARD TR7 IN SILVER INDEED WE HAVE PHOTOS ON FILE OF THE CAR OUTSIDE A DRIVE AT THE TIME WITH A FIAT STRADA BEING CLEANED ACCROSS THE ROAD AND A RENAULT 18 PARKED OUTSIDE NEITHER CARS SEEN ON THE ROAD MUCH TODAY INDEED TR7s ARE SCARCE THESE DAYS HOWEVER THIS IS NOT A TR7 ANY MORE THIS WAS CONVERTED AT HUGE EXPENSE IN THE EARLY 200S .

THE VEHICLE WAS CONVERTED BY GRIMMALL AND RIMMER BROS WHOM WERE BOTH TR8 SPECIALISTS .

THE VEHICLE IS FITTED WITH A 3.9 V8 [RIMMER SPEC ] ENGINE VIPER CAMS AND A TR8 GEARBOX 5 SPEED WITH UPRATED CLUTCH AXLE 3.08.1 [RIMMERS ] STROKER R380

FRONT AND REAR KONI [GRINNALL ] SHOCK ABSORBERS UPRATED FRONT AND REAR SPRINGS [GRINNALL]



GRINNALL FRONT VENTED DISCS WITH 4 POT CALIPERS COMPOMOTIVE SPLIT RIM ALLOYS .

HUGE AMOUNT OF INVOICES ON FILE DETAILING ALL THE WORKS DONE WHICH WAS NOTHING SHORT OF EPIC THIS VEHICLE WAS CLEARLY THE PRIDE AND JOY OF THE OWNER .

IN REGARDS OWNERS THIS CAR HAS ONLY A FEW .

THE LAST OWNER HAD THE CAR FROM 2002 TO DATE AND IT WAS HIM WHO ARRANGED FOR ALL THIS EXPENSE .

AT THE TIME THE TR7 WAS NOT WORTH A GREAT AMOUNT OF MONEY SO TO SPEND THE SUMS HE DID AT THE TIME WAS A LEAP OF FAITH BUT CLEARLY WITH VALUES AS THEY ARE TODAY IT IS SUCH A RARITY AND A LOVELY ADITION TO ANYONE"S COLLECTION OR A VEHICLE TO TAKE OUT ON THOSE LOVELY DAYS TO IMPRESS ALL THAT SEE IT .



WE ARE GOING TO BE DETAILING THE VEHICLE IN OUR CLASSIC CAR BODYSHOP AS DESPITE LOOKING LOVELY THERE ARE AREAS OF IMPROVMENT REQUIRED AND WE WANT THIS VEHICLE TO LOOK AS SHARP AS POSSIBLE .

PRICE INCLUDES PAINT WHERE REQUIRED A FRESH NO ADVISORY MOT at £9993

or as is
£7993


 
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