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TR6 New project -73 TR6


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I used to post here a few years ago when I was working on a 73 TR6. The frame and the tub were lost when the shop I had them at went out of business.

Since I still have a complete car, just not a rolling frame and tub, I tracked down a new project.

This weekend I picked up very original 73 TR6 that isn't in too bad of shape.







Darth Vader
welcome back!

wow what a great scam, open up a shop, take in a bunch of high end cars, go out of business and then keep all the cars!

I cant believe you lost your parts just because a shop goes out of business!

good luck with the new project



Country flag
Welcome back also, the sheet metal looks decent there, should be a good project. Hook up with the Red River club if you haven't already as a suggestion. Also, work on that login name - an Aggie-Longhorn sounds awfully conflicted!

Mickey Richaud

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TR4nut said:
Welcome back also, the sheet metal looks decent there, should be a good project. Hook up with the Red River club if you haven't already as a suggestion. Also, work on that login name - an Aggie-Longhorn sounds awfully conflicted!

Not to mention the potential for joke material!

Welcome back, indeed! Hope this one has a better ending for you.



Freshman Member
The old handle was Jackag91.

Basically, I did a cash deal on some body work and storage. I left town for a few months. I got back and the place was completely shut down and empty. A lawyer told me that since my deal was under the table (no record) and the body/frame didn't have an identifying marks (VIN, CC) it was gone in the wind.


Freshman Member
I found some old pictures from my first project and thought I would share. My hope is to get to this spot on this car in the next few weeks (Late August) Mostly depends on how many "Man I forgot to order that" moments I have.

Pulling the body off

some of the rust on the frame. If you look closely between the frame and the Trailing Arm mounts you might notice the pieces of 1/8 inch angle iron holding the frame together.



New frame sections in place


frame cleaned up, painted, diff mounts boxed, and ready to put together


Everything back together with rebuilt front and rear suspensions and a diffy with new oil seals.

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