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My Buddy Dave

By Keith Daniel I met Dave the summer my family moved to the country. He lived a short walk or shorter bike ride down the road, and by the second day we were best friends. His dad had a fantastic garage and hustled a buck on the side by clearing out things people wanted to…

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Mom’s TR

By Stephen England In the summer of 2006, George England took his last checkered flag. Mom’s car was mentioned prominently in his will: “The toss of a coin will determine which of my children shall take title to and become owner of my 1960 Triumph TR3A.” The toss landed tails, and after a lengthy estate…

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A Dash of Modern Touch!

TR3A Upgraded With Automation Controls and a Color Touch Screen By Joe Gaglio In 1966 when I purchased my first car – a 1954 Triumph TR2, I began to understand and experience the enjoyment and failings of the British sports cars. Two years later, I sold it and went to college. However in 1974, I…

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Memories of My British Roadsters

By Forrest Struss Most of my high school years in Montana were spent driving a customized 1948 Chrysler. In 1960, I graduated, enlisted in the Army, and was soon stationed in Germany. My first appreciation for British sports cars developed in Germany in 1963 when my good Army friend purchased a new Triumph TR4. I…

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The British Marque – A Family Affair

By Joe Gliemmo British cars have been part of my life for as long as I can remember. My Dad had an Austin-Healey 100 from the time I was 6-7 until I was 16. It was some time before I figured out why he’d sold it. He had a ‘54 model, then a ‘59 during…

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Casper

Casper’s Story By Bill Pugh  It all began way back in 1957 when I acquired the new 1957 Triumph TR3 hardtop (this was the Midwest) with wire wheels and overdrive. I was just a young Navy Petty Officer then, and AnnaBelle was still a Nursing student. Going to the Electronics School in Memphis, I met…

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A Tale of Two Teachers

By Brian Kinney Memories are funny things. In 1963, when I was four, my Dad bought my Mother a birthday present. I know this because I have the hand written bill of sale in the glove box. It was a red, 1961 Triumph TR3A Type 20 roadster. My Dad had recently been stationed in Hawaii…

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The Odyssey Home

My precarious and intrepid trek to “The best-kept secret on the border.” So secret I’ve not been able to find it. by Paul Q. Stover   The phone rang. Steve announced, “Your car is ready.” Many years ago I bought a Triumph TR3 roadster. After scouring the country I found the beauty in a barn,…

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A Triumph 5-Speed Conversion Story

A Drive Through the Desert It started out as many driving adventures have – subject to precious little deliberation but with an ambitious goal to use a British sports car as regular transportation to get from one point to another just like occurred on a regular basis ‘back in the day.’ In this case, the…

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The Only One in Fiji

Now first, let me say that my wife and my kids, and now grandkids, are the most important part of my life—but they have never known Grandpa or Dad or her husband without at least one TR3. Over the years I have had eight to ten TR3s. At the peak, five at one time. It’s…

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