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LED Tech Tip: Reflector Removal

Upon converting to LED tail lights on my 1959 TR 3 A I found that the backside of the tail light lens reflector was blocking proper light emission by more than half of the lumens. To offset this I removed the glued-in reflective lens (with a Dremel tool) and now the light is even in…


The Silver Streak

Gordon Gibbons’ 1958 Triumph TR3A By Dan Kahn Muroc dry lake is a lonely, desolate place. Nestled in the high desert an hour north of Los Angeles, the massive expanse of smooth, hard clay has remained unchanged for millennia, the land that time forgot. This was once the birthplace of speed and glory. Young men in rocket-powered planes outran the speed of…

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Hot and Clammy TR3A-GT

A Professor’s Triumph runs wide-open and opens wide By Tom Morr No joke: Dr. J.S. “Noble” Eisenlauer’s Triumph was built on April Fool’s Day, 1959. Thanks to painstaking maintenance and many performance modifications, the car runs better today than at any point in its lifetime: Intelligent “resto-mod” upgrades successfully improve drivability and reliability without compromising…

Converting Your Triumph TR2-TR6 to Wire Wheels

There is something about wire wheels that says “this is a British sports car!” Years ago, when I was the proud owner of a disc wheeled Triumph, I discovered how easy it was to convert any TR2, 3, 4, 4A, 250 or 6 to wire wheels. It’s also a relatively inexpensive task and, as wire-wheeled…

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