Registry: 1980 Triumph TR8
Bob Berg's 1980 Triumph TR8
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Costcast 4.6L XM block-Mitchel Cotts MCT-purchased new in 2006(original 3.5L in mothballs) and rover heads with bigger valves-, erson 228 custom cam, Wildcat spider open plenum intake manifold(Ian Richardson) aluminum ceramic coated, Mallory unilite mechanical (3764301) distributor(re curved-pink springs) + hyfire box + promaster coil + Taylor ThunderVolt 50 wires, lightened flywheel, center force II clutch, kirk racing big tube headers aluminum ceramic coated (4 into 2 into 1) + cross H pipe with flowmaster hushpower II exhaust and 2.5inch stainless mandrel bent tubing w/ stainless works double walled exit pipes, spectre low profile dual cold air intake plenum and in line air filters, dambest billet 4150 carb (600 cfm/1.25" venturi) + phenolic 4 hole carb spacer, MSD(Mallory) fuel pump and pressure regulator with return line to tank(using emissions evap return line/modified fuel tank 6an fittings at fuel pump tank takeoff plate) , speed max performance fuel cool can, M/E Wagner PCV valve w/ oil water separator, Redmond metal casting custom rover valve covers(Jrcast), TS import roll bar (added cross brace) and strut tower brace (modified to fit around carb), gaz struts/shocks, uprated springs and suspension bushes, wildwood dynalite pro big brake kit drilled/slotted rotors/hawk pads- fronts(wedge shop) /straight thru proportioning block/SSBC adjustment valves front & rear, power master #7295 12si (GM) 100 amp one wire alternator(wedge shop kit), willans 4 point harness, compomotive ML 15 x 7 wheels hankook ventus z214 track tires & rota RB 15 x 7 wheels w/ street tires Pirelli P zero Trofeo R, additional 4ga grounding wire battery neg to engine to each head and ignition box, griffin radiator + maradyne champion low profile twin 11 inch fans with shroud(they plug into OEM harness!) .....
On the to do list for 2017....-laminova oil/water cooler and mishimoto thermostat sandwich plate, evans coolant and upgraded high volume water pump(TA performance hi pressure/volume water pump) -modified the pulley to fit tr8.....
Winter project 2017/2018-moser 8.8 rear end with wildwood disc brake kit and center top dash triple gauge cluster w/ smiths custom oil temp/pressure gauuge (custom from smiths-number font matches original production smith dash gauges), vacuum and air/fuel gauges..
Using innovate motorsports LM2 air/fuel reader in tailpipe (no cats) and vacuum gauge....and seat of pants feel!...
|Owner:||Bob Berg [Bergie]|
|Location:||Powell, OH, USA|
|Current Colour:||Poseidon green|
|Engine Type:||4.6 Costcast block 1996|
|Transmission:||LT77 5 vspeed|
|Last Updated:||2017-10-05 21:50:45|
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This vehicle's information was last updated on 2017-10-05 21:50:45
- Changes from 2017-06-05 11:43:51 to previous 2017-05-31 13:37:35
- Vin TPVDV8 → TPVDV8AT212955
- Changes from 2017-05-31 13:08:54 to previous 2017-05-31 09:36:30
- Colour Poisden green → Poseidon green
- Changes from 2017-05-25 14:05:39 to previous 2017-05-24 15:39:49
- Engine Type 4.6 Costcast block → 4.6 Costcast block 1996
- Changes from 2017-05-24 15:39:49 to previous 2015-09-15 19:39:35
- Mileage 60,000 → 58,900
- Engine Code Xm → XM20M04M80
- Trans Type added LT77 5 vspeed
|Sep 15, 2015||Bob Berg||Added to Registry (ID 30846)|
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