View Full Version : New TR6 Owner.

06-19-2006, 03:12 PM
So I purchased a 71 TR6. I've been wanting a TR6 for a while now.

I still own a 77 Vette (that is for sale) that helped with the sports car bug. However, the vette is much too smooth and refined. (seriously!) I wanted something more raw. I wanted a ragtop. I wanted a manual transmission.

I had a 73 GT6 many years ago. The engine was frozen solid, and there was NO interior. I was attempting to restore it, but a move, and breakup, and other stuff forced me to sell it. That started the British car bug. It died down for a while, but its back!

Right now, I'm having some transmission issues, but with your help, I should get it back on the road in a few weeks. I'm also replacing the old, tired seats with, get this, Jeep seats. I sure hope that works.

Heres a pic of my new TR6:

And one of my vette, that is for sale, because I've run out of garage space.
https://img194.imageshack.us/img194/8185/dscn06771ay.th.jpg (https://img194.imageshack.us/my.php?image=dscn06771ay.jpg)

06-19-2006, 03:32 PM
Congratulations on your purchase. Always nice to see another Triumph owner join the forum. Especially a TR6 owner.

Overall though you will find that this is a great all around forum with many friendly people. Even the non-Triumph owners can be friendly. /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/jester.gif


06-19-2006, 05:17 PM
Welcome! "Rumph's Rule" /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/thumbsup.gif

06-19-2006, 06:31 PM
Welcome from another TR6 owner and long ago GT6 owner.
If you enjoy this forum half as much as I do you are going to have a great time!

06-19-2006, 07:20 PM
Welcome from a non-triumph owner - hehehehehe

tony barnhill
06-20-2006, 02:39 AM
"Rumph's Rule"

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06-20-2006, 05:33 AM
Welcome (back) to Brit-cars!

06-20-2006, 12:20 PM
Welcome from a non-triumph owner - hehehehehe

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Kenny, Just keep hanging around! We will get to ya too!! /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/yesnod.gif /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif

Might take longer for Tony though. hehehe

06-20-2006, 02:18 PM
Yeah, well you rumphies eventually got to me.

Welcome to the forum sharkguy...BTW: How much you asking for that Vette? it looks great...I've been wanting one since I sold my last 73 roadster......Wanna trade for another TR6, or how bout ab MGB..that way you'll fit in with the MG owners as well :joker:

06-20-2006, 04:12 PM
Here is a link to some pics of the vette.

Thanks for the welcome, all!

06-20-2006, 07:33 PM
Ah, the old corvette forum...I used to regular there back when I had mine, looks like a very nice car....not a bad price either around here that car would go for alot more...shame your a so far from me, if I didn't have to factor in shipping I'd definatly be interested....Good luck anyway, I am sure you wont have any difficulties selling.

tony barnhill
06-21-2006, 01:41 AM
Might take longer for Tony though. hehehe

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Tom - I've owned a couple of GT6's and a TR6....if I could find the 'right' Stag, it'd be in my collection forever!