Triumph Stag some suggested improvements
Suggested improvements for performance handling and waterproofing on the
original triumph 3L v8 engined triumph stag.
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.
Wheeler Dealers Triumph Spitfire 1500 Part 1/5
" Hey! Look at this. Well done [unk]."
" As you can see, I delicately squeezed myself out of the car. Ed! Look
what I've bought. I bought a spitfire."
" It's the Tomy toys of smallest cars. This is the beginner's sports car.
If anyone can work on it, you can, sunshine. I would reckon."
" Well, it's pretty cool, but I am worried a little bit 'cause they're
quite renowned for rust. What tends to happen is they rust away and then
you saw a fracture and they've fallen off. So,"
" Don't you think I've done my checks, Edward?"
" Have you looked"
Triumph TR6 Restoration
A Triumph TR6 restoration showing polyester primer,urethane primer, sealer,
jambing, paint, & polish.
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My Car Story with Lou Costabile 1973 Triumph Stag
On "My Car Story" we're in Hampshire IL at the Cruisin' Into Summer Car
Show and Fun Fair on 6-7-14.
We're looking at a 1973 Triumph Stag.
The car's Owner is Joe Pawlak. He has the car since 1995. He's had
Triumphs since High School and always wanted an exotic car. This car is 1
of 44 made with these configurations.