Purchase Price: £6,000
Final Cost: £7,050
Selling Price: £8,500
Work Completed: Cylinder head fitted with hardened exhaust valve seats so the engine can run on unleaded petrol, conventional water based coolant flushed and replaced with synthetic ‘water free’ coolant, a small hole in a petrol tank repaired using tinning & patch method, old vinyl roof replaced with a new one, old Lucas fuel pump upgraded to a modern Bosch fuel pump, both seats re-padded as foam had crumbled.
Notes: Restored car taken to Blackpool and Lancashire to pay tribute to the 4th RAC Rally won by John Wallwork and Harold Brooks in a Triumph TR2 in 1954. Sold at asking price.