The step-by-step guide to planning and restoring your car in the most cost-effective way. Includes body, trim and mechanical restoration, left- to right-hand drive conversion, clubs, specialists and suppliers, welding and restoration techniques, and advice on what work to sub-contract.
This book which covers all Triumph TR5/250 and TR6 models, explains the characteristics of the various TR sportscars, what to look out for when purchasing & how to restore a TR cost-effectively. As well as his own substantial experience and that of other amateur restorers, the author had the help of various TR specialists and professional restorers. All this knowledge, allied to substantial photographic coverage, allows Roger Williams to provide truly detailed coverage of complete restoration and good advice on how to overcome common problems. Note that the TR5 model was known as the TR250 in the USA.
About the author
Roger Williams was born in 1940. Aircraft became his first love & he joined the de Havilland Aircraft Company where he quickly added motor cars to his list of prime interests. During the ensuring six years he not only completed his apprenticeship & studies, but built two Ford-based 'specials'. Family & career interests took pride of place for the next few years but in 1986 he started his own consultancy business which allowed him to restore numerous MGBs, a Triumph TR6 and a Triumph Stag, and to write two MGB books.