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Registry: 1968 Triumph TR250



Chris K's 1968 Triumph TR250
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1968 Triumph TR250
Color: Triumph Racing Green
Interior: Black Leather

Matching numbers VIN: CD7511LO Engine #: CC7415-E

complete nut & bolt restoration. All original parts including, brakes, matching # A type overdrive box (rebuilt), differential, steel wheels and Rostyle hub caps retained such that the car can be reversed to original factory stock.

Frame has reinforced front and rear suspension hangers and the differential bridge was boxed in and braced. All suspension was refinished in POR15 and the bushes were replaced with urethane. Goodparts front spindles, lowered springs and adjustable Spax shocks all round. All suspension fasteners were replaced with Grade 8 and the vertical links and trunnions were replaced with NOS. New steering rack and urethane mounts. Panasport wheels. Willwood vented front brakes, rear brakes upgraded with Alfin drums. All panels and doors were removed and correctly aligned with new hardware. The interior of the vehicle has been finished in “FatMat” sound and heat reduction. The cylinder head was rebuilt for unleaded gas, goodparts roller rockers, engine rebuilt (new rings, bearings, gaskets, oil pump). Stainless steel header and exhaust.

The flywheel was lightened and balanced with new performance clutch. The original overdrive transmission was replaced with a Toyota 5 speed with matching bell housing from HDVA conversions. The original twin Stromberg carburetors were replaced with Goodparts triple manifold and Patton triple TBI. Hi-Torque starter motor, 125 Amp alternator, new water pump and aluminum radiator. The Triumph differential was replaced with a Nissan R200 limited slip with Goodparts mounting kit. Rear half shafts and trailing arm mounts were upgraded with Goodpart units. The vehicle has a custom wiring harness that now combines modern relays and fuses with the TBI ECM. All light bulbs have been replaced with LED’s

Surrey top backlight and aluminum hardtop, new carpets and new leather interior panels. The original seats are recovered in black leather with a white beading.

Vehicle Information

Owner: Chris K   [ckuehl]
Location: Great Falls, VA, USA USA
Status: Running


VIN:CD7511LO
Model Year:1968
Original Colour:#25 Triumph green
Current Colour:Triumph Racing Green
Body Code:7508CC
Engine Type:2.5L 6 Cyl
Engine Code:CC7415-E
Last Updated:2016-03-20 06:46:06

 

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Member Comments on Registry: 1968 Triumph TR250   ↵
Rated 10 out of 10 based on 4 ratings
2013-01-19 14:33:35 # 8761
Comment by Bob Weddington
WOW!!!!!
2013-01-19 14:33:53 # 8762
Comment by Bob Weddington
Rating: 10/10
WOW!!!!!
2014-02-19 07:20:32 # 14214
Comment by Murray Bruskin
Peter
I am interested. Could I see some more
pictures, especially of the inside. I am close to
doing a deal on a TR6, but I would rather have a
TR250. Didn't know there was as nice as yours
available.
Any problem selling a car to the US?

Thanks,
Murray Bruskin
2014-02-19 07:31:18 # 14215
Comment by Peter Butler
Murray,
Please email me at peter.pbconsulting"at"gmail.com

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Vehicle History

This vehicle's information was last updated on 2016-03-20 06:46:06

Changes from 2016-01-13 19:35:52 to previous 2016-01-13 19:30:27
Body Code added   7508CC
Trans Type deleted   (was 5 Speed)
Changes from 2016-01-13 19:30:27 to previous 2014-02-17 13:28:16
Nickname deleted   (was Olive)
Changes from 2014-02-17 08:03:38 to previous 2013-04-04 18:56:11
Colour British Racing Green → Triumph Racing Green
Status Restoration in progress → Running
Changes from 2013-01-17 09:04:04 to previous 2012-12-06 20:18:54
Vin 8CD7511LO → CD7511LO
Changes from 2012-12-06 18:50:31 to previous 2012-12-06 18:40:46
Engine Type added   2.5L 6 Cyl
Engine Code added   CC7415-E
Trans Type added   5 Speed
Nickname added   Olive

Ownership History

Date Owner ID Notes
Mar 1, 2015 Chris K  USA Owner Transfer
Dec 6, 2012 Peter Butler  CAN Added to Registry (ID 16548)

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