This 1957 Triumph TR3A is a sold completed project that underwent a full nut-and-bolt restoration for a customer in Cornwall. The car was stripped down from a bare shell and fully rebuilt to the customers own specifications. Below is a detail of the spec, including the various upgrades fitted during the restoration.
Suspension, braking and steering: Spaxx front shock absorbers, uprated front coil springs, complete front suspension polybush overhaul (trunions, fulcrum pins etc), copper brake lines, brake calipers/discs/pads, steering rack conversion kit, 72 spoke chrome wire wheels, Pirelli tyres.
Engine and gearbox: 89mm pistons and liners (2400cc), hi-torque camshaft, cam bearings, cam followers, crankshaft regrind, big end shells, main bearing shells, oil pump, timing chain and sprockets, uprated water pump, unleaded head conversion, all seals and gaskets, narrow belt conversion, alternator conversion, electronic ignition, complete carburetor overhaul with new needles/gaskets etc, complete clutch, fully reconditioned TR4 gearbox with TR6 overdrive unit.
Interior: Complete exchange leather seats including new spring bases, sponges and covers, wool carpet, vinyl trim kit including door panels, 6x gauge recondition, speedometer re-calibrated for overdrive gearbox, dashboard switches, Mota Lita wood rim steering wheel and boss, Clayton heater upgrade, mohair hood cover, tonneau cover and hood stowage bag.
Engine bay components & various ancillaries: Radiator, cloth covered wiring loom, complete hose kit, fuel pump, fuel lines, fuel tank, stainless steel exhaust system, windscreen and all seals, re-chromed windscreen stanchions and frame, Revotec electric fan, uprated starter motor, door/bonnet/boot hinges, all lights and chrome work.