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Triumph GT6 Mk3 race car

I did a lot of work porting the cylinder head to make the engine rev so freely. The stock Exhaust ports are originally are nearly square. The Exhaust headers have nearly round ports and a lot of material had to be removed from the head casting to match the two. I also cut off the bottoms of the Exhaust guides, although I do not think this makes a big difference. The intake is also port matched. I was a bit concerned about the huge amount of material removed from the head around the Exhaust ports, but so far we have about 8 races on this engine and it has performed superbly. The brake lines on this GT6 are copper nickel alloy. Please visit my website to purchase a kit for your Triumph http://www.austinhealeywood.com/brakelines.html What we did over the winter: Added a much stiffer rear spring, welded up the differential, Increased the size of the engine crankcase breather substantially, removed the drive shaft and had it balanced to perfection. Also we got a new set of light weight wheels To purchase Cunifer copper nickel brake line kits for your Triumph Spitfire or GT6 contact me.


 


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Triumph GT6 MK3 vintage race car part 1
A tour of the GT6 race car engine bay , part 1. Visit http://www.austinhealeywood.com/brakelines.html for information on the copper nickel brake line kits that I mentioned in the video. I will be adding part 2 of this video next week. My friend and I built this vintage race car over the course of several years. It may have been raced in Canada when it was new, but I have very little information about it's history. The engine was built to be reliable so that we could sort out the car on track. It could certainly make more power by increasing the compression ratio and doing a few other things. It has been very reliable so far. I drive a street GT6 and I can tell you that there is no comparison between the stock engine and this one. This engine revs very freely and is still making power up to the rev limiter (7000 RPM). This is due to all of the work done on the head, the Exhaust header and the weber carb setup.





First start of new Triumph GT6 race engine
Update Warning: Do not use ARP rod bolts. I have had two rod bolt failures now due to the bolts backing out. I find that the finish on the threads is too smooth and may not mate properly with the female threads in the rod. Use your old rod bolt or some good grade 8 socket head cap screws. Update Warning: Do not use ARP rod bolts. I have had two rod bolt failures now due to the bolts backing out. I find that the finish on the threads is too smooth and may not mate properly with the female threads in the rod. Use your old rod bolt or some good grade 8 socket head cap screws. This is the very first (very gentle) start of our new high compression race engine. We have new Arias custom made forged pistons, a lightened fly wheel and a recurved distributor. It looks like we will make it to the vintage race a Lime rock park this Labor day!





Triumph Spitfire MK4 with Racing Code ECU
Stand alone ECU on Triumph Spitfire MK4 , ECU build by Racing Code, Carburetor to EFI conversion TBI Injection, MAP sensor





Triumph GT6 Survivor with Richard Lentinello
Richard Lentinello gives us an up-close and personal tour of his very own Triumph GT6. He explains his philosophy of caring for survivor cars, discussing the responsibility of stewardship that makes owning completely original cars so rewarding.





Triumph GT6 Mk3 race car
Triumph GT6 race car warming up. After a long winter we are going racing! The brake lines on this GT6 are copper nickel alloy. Please visit my website to purchase a kit for your Triumph http://www.austinhealeywood.com/brakelines.html What we did over the winter: Added a much stiffer rear spring, welded up the differential, Increased the size of the engine crankcase breather substantially, removed the drive shaft and had it balanced to perfection. Also we got of new set of light weight wheels. To purchase Cunifer copper nickel brake line kits for your Triumph Spitfire or GT6 please contact me.





Dolomite Sprint Vs Triumph GT6
3 laps in pursuit of a fast Tim in his GT6 swooping round Goodwood.





Classic Motorsports Group 44 Triumph GT6+ leaves the office
The Classic Motorsports Triumph GT6+ project car fires up for the first time in months, and Gary drives it onto the trailer. It's heading for the Lake Mirror Classic car show in Lakeland, Florida. Needles for these carbs are available through SpitBits.





Triumph GT6 MK3 vintage race car part 2
Quick tour of the GT6 race car engine. website for the copper nickel brake line kits http://www.austinhealeywood.com/brakelines.html





Triumph TR4 (TRS) - 1961 Le Mans 24hrs (10th June 1961)
Triumph at Le Mans (1961) June 10th 1961 From the Standard Triumph archives Commentary by Raymond Baxter This is a promotional film produced by the Standard Triumph Motor Company of Coventry, England. The film documents the 1961 24hr of Le Mans and the 3 Triumph TR4S racing prototypes entered by the company. This was a follow up to a similar but less than successful effort by the company the previous year, which was also documented on film.





Triumph Spitfire - 1965 Le Mans 24hrs (19th June 1965)
Spitfires at Le Mans (1965) June 19th 1965 From the Standard Triumph archives Commentary by Raymond Baxter This is a promotional film produced by the Standard Triumph Motor Company of Coventry, England. The film documents the 1965 24hr of Le Mans and the 4 Triumph Spitfire racing prototypes entered by the company.Triumph never identified their cars other than Spitfire racing prototypes with 1.1 litre inline 4 cylinder engines and aerodynamic hard tops.





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Triumph GT6 Ford 5.0 V8
Triumph,GT6, V8, 1970 Triumph GT6 Ford 5.0 V8 400HP at 2000 Lbs. Very fast and fun to drive!. Modified All-Steel Body (except fiberglass front fascia). Mechanicals in great condition, paint may need refreshing. Engine: Ford 5.0 405 horsepower Ford T5 5-Speed Transmission Ford Motor Sports Aluminum GT40X Heads with Roller Rockers. Ford Racing E303 Cam, TRW Forged 10 to 1 pistons. Edelbrock manifold and 650cfm carburetor Aluminum Corvette Rear End,and Corvette Breaks all around. Sold





TRIUMPH SPITFIRE & GT6 DVD
Preview of the all-new double disc DVD 'Code Name: Bomb - The Story of the Triumph Spitfire and GT6' available from http://www.triumphdvd.co.uk.





Triumph Story
The Triumph Motor Company was a British car and motor manufacturing company. The Triumph marque (trade-name) is owned currently by BMW. The marque had its origins in 1885 when Siegfried Bettmann (1863--1951) of Nuremberg initiated S. Bettmann & Co and started importing bicycles from Europe and selling them with his own trade-name in London. The trade-name became "Triumph" the year next, and in 1887 Bettmann was joined by a partner, Moritz (Maurice) Schulte, also from Germany. Beginning in 1889 the businessmen started producing their own bicycles in Coventry, England. In November 1944 what was left of the Triumph Motor Company and the Triumph trade-name were bought by the Standard Motor Company and a subsidiary "Triumph Motor Company (1945) Limited" was formed with production transferred to Standard's factory at Canley, on the outskirts of Coventry. The pre-war Triumph models were not revived and in 1946 a new range of Triumphs was announced, starting with the Triumph Roadster. The Roadster had an aluminium body because steel was in short supply and surplus aluminium from aircraft production was plentiful. In the early 1950s it was decided to use the Triumph name for sporting cars and the Standard name for saloons and in 1953 the Triumph TR2 was initiated, the first of a series that would be produced until 1981.





MUST SEE - Triumph GT6 MK2 Restoration 1969
SUBSCRIBE TO SEE THE LATEST VIDEOS Triumph GT6 MK2 restoration start to finish. 2.6 litre, SAH rocker, twin HS6 carbs, saloon overdrive gearbox, walnut dash, minilites, sports Exhaust, sports coil, electronic ignition, brake servo





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