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Eric Berry 1967 Triumph TR4A

Eric Berry 1967 Triumph TR4A

I was introduced to British cars from my dad who from the time I was little had a Triumph TR4. He was forced to put it into storage for many years. When he finally got it back on the road it was in very rough shape. Few years after that he found a cheap Spitfire which I bought and restored.

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Dennis McKinley 1965 TR4A

Dennis McKinley 1965 TR4A

I was introduced to Triumph cars through a friend’s Spitfire when I was in High School in Hartford, Connecticut. I never got to drive it, but I did go to the beach in it several times. After that introduction I was hooked on Triumphs. In 1975 I was able to obtain a Connecticut license plate with DRUID on it, which I put on a TR3A that I had bought two years earlier and made it so I could drive it. 

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Frank Fisher 1958 TR3

Frank Fisher 1958 TR3

My son was 16 and being a PIA as most boys do at that age, but he was getting the car bug.
I thought buying a project may give us something to bond with.
Being British i was always attracted to the TR2. but TR2's are hard to find and expensive. so i bought a TR3 and made it look like a TR2.

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Jim Macino 1962 TR4

Jim Macino 1962 TR4

This is a story about a young kid and a car. I did some work for a man some 40+ years ago. After I had completed the work, he told me he couldn't pay me, and offered me an old Triumph that had been stored (poorly) in a barn. So to not get completely left with nothing I took the car.

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John Cline 1959 TR3A

John Cline 1959 TR3A

When I was around 10 years old my uncle stopped by our house with a Triumph TR3. I remember thinking that it was the coolest car I've ever seen. Since then I have been collecting and restoring British cars when the chance came I was able to purchase a 1959 TR3A.

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Jim Sipos 1960 TR3A

Jim Sipos 1960 TR3A

One holiday season about ten years ago my family was sitting around looking at old family photos and my son ran across a photo of me in the first car I ever owned, a 1959 Triumph TR3A. He then proceeded to ask me all about it, color, since the photo was black and white, options and the like. I did not think any more of it. 

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Jim Hallmark 1962 TR2B

Jim Hallmark 1962 TR2B

Driving home to FLorida from a trip to visit my Mother-in Law in Tennessee my wifes cousin's husband (a gear head too) called me and asked me if I still liked Triumph sports cars. My wife looked at me (every guy knows that look) when I said what do you have.

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Shaun Barney 1960 TR3

Shaun Barney 1960 TR3

My TR3 has been in the family for nearly all its life. I remember as a little kid riding in it with my uncle when we would go visit them. It was a metallic plum purple at the time. Then as a pre-teen I had all but forgot about the car as my family was into hunting, fishing, boating and the great outdoors.

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Paul Cowden 1967 TR4A

Paul Cowden 1967 TR4A

I bought this white 1967 TR4A in 1979 from a young lady in San Francisco who was selling it because she "was getting too many speeding tickets." I had been looking around since I'd moved to California for a TR4 to replace the one I had in college back in Ohio in the late 60s.

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Bruce Miller 1968 TR250

Bruce Miller 1968 TR250

I wasn’t at all comfortable in the Healey, so-so about the MGC and wasn’t much impressed with the TR color on first look.  But each walk past the 250 while perusing other cars cemented the Valencia Blue as one of my favorite LBC colors.The test-drive and exhaust tone were awesome!  Results: a new favorite car with plenty of pep.

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Guthrie Carroll 1962 TR3B

Guthrie Carroll 1962 TR3B

Tony told me that he became the third owner of the car in 1971. He used it every day. He briefly raced the car and he had the engine rebuilt in April of 1975 when the mileage was 62,830. Some body work done in the summer of 1976 and some major front end mechanical and paint work including sandblasting the frame in the summer of 1983.

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Brian Ostrowsky 1965 TR4A

Brian Ostrowsky 1965 TR4A

Fast forward 6 months to just after "Frankenstorm" Sandy had hit the East coast. We, along with tremendous support from family members, were re-planning our wedding just three days prior to the “big day.” Our venue and a number of our vendors found themselves without power, resources, or personnel.

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Richard Christensen 1959 TR3A

Richard Christensen 1959 TR3A

l am finishing the third restoration on the car since I bought it.  I found it behind a gas station in January of 1971 as a derelict.  I had always wanted a TR-3 because as a kid, the neighbor behind us in our then new subdivision in Wisconsin had a red with black interior 1959 TR-3A as his only car. 

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Keith Jordan 1957 TR3

Keith Jordan 1957 TR3

In 2017, nearing retirement, I decided I wanted another TR3, to use as a "daily driver" with an eye towards restoration. After looking all summer, online as well as traveling to various states to check out prospects, I heard about one for sale that had been restored frame-off in 1987, but then mostly stored.

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Reid Squires 1961 TR3

Reid Squires 1961 TR3

It has been my lifelong dream to own a TR3. Many years ago I passed up the opportunity to buy one and I have regretted it ever since. One thing that my Dad and I have always shared is the love of cars. If Dad saw a car he liked, he got it, much to Mom's chagrin.

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Paul Alexander 1964 TR4

Paul Alexander 1964 TR4

In the spring of 1973 my sister-in-law had a boyfriend with a blue TR3. We became friends working on his car. He convinced me to buy a TR. After a month of looking I found a signal red 1964 TR4 in a small farming community in central Texas. The owner of the 4 had retired from the railroad using the 4 as his daily drive.

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