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Member ID: ericg
Status: Free Member
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Member Since: 2013-05-21
Home Site: The Triumph Experience
Last Login: 2015-05-01 13:22
Forum Activity: 2015-05-01 13:22
Forum Posts: 27

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1969 Triumph GT6 MkII Red E G

1969 Triumph GT6+ (MkII)
KC58014LO

1971 Datsun 240Z Green E G

1971 Datsun 240Z
HLS3012043



2 Vehicles — Total mileage: 200,893 mi (323,306 km) — Average age: 1970
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Member Journal – Eric Garduno's Journal

There are 20 total entries in this Journal.

THE END

Posted on: Tuesday September 16, 2014

Well, I've now played out the classic newbie narrative. I got overly excited, jumped in over my head, doggy paddled for a bit and then decided to get out while I could. After a year of working on my 240z, I realized that a full restoration on the GT-6 would take much much more time, energy and money then I want to commit. So the GT-6 has just been sold to a Triumph fanatic in CO, where it will get the knowledgable attention it deserves. I look forward to owning a nice driver someday that I...

Day 13: Still At It

Posted on: Tuesday October 29, 2013

HOW WHY

Took the Z to the body shop and after a 6 week delay, I got back to the GT6. Basically, picked up where I left off...dismantling the front suspension. Now here's the kicker: the lower wishbone attaches to the frame with two bolts - one on each side. Well somehow (and for no logical reason) one of the bolts is put in the wrong direction so that it can not be removed! These's simply not enough clearance! I can't figure out how they got it through in the first place? Anyway, I'm gonna have to cu...

240z Cont...

Posted on: Thursday October 24, 2013

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So I've been working on the Z car for the last few weeks and it's going in for paint/body work on Monday. In the mean time, I thought I'd post a few pics of the current state. Also, in a very exciting twist, I was able to track down the 2nd owner who did a full restoration on the car in the 80's. He sent me over 3 dozen images from that restoration and offered to send me the original steering wheel, which he kept as a memento!...very cool guy. (25 years later...he's now restoring a Ferrari 30...

Intermission: 240z

Posted on: Saturday September 14, 2013

The new kid

So I haven't posted in a few weeks because I've had a series of old friends in town visiting and my usual Monday's have been occupied. The next few Mondays will not be GT-6 work days either since I just acquired a new toy: 1971 Datsun 240z! It doesn't need much, but I expect my attention will be diverted for the next few weeks. Stay tuned!


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