wbeech at flash.net
Mon Feb 10 11:52:17 MST 2020
Thanks Don, it does say ‘or offer’, maybe someone will pick them up for around $7500. Two to make one? A good amateur restoration should be able to bring $20+.
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> On Feb 10, 2020, at 12:35 PM, Don Hiscock <don.hiscock at gmail.com> wrote:
All true, Bob. But they are from California's Central Valley, so body shells likely better than most.
Posted mainly for those following the earlier discussion that Craigslist was seeming to be dead as far as vintage TRs goes.
> On Mon, Feb 10, 2020 at 12:30 PM Bob <yellowtr at adelphia.net> wrote:
> Looks like they may be able to be restored but 12 grand? They are totally shot from inside and out. And I bet the engines are seized up as well. Looks to be a total replacement of everything but the body and frame. Even if you do it yourself it will take a lot more than 12 grand to do just one. Are restored 3's getting upwards of 20K?
> And are the younger kids interested in a total restoration?
> Based on who I see at car shows and car hops, the 20 - 50 year range are not a bit interested in the classics either US or European. They only seem to like the small Hondas with those huge mufflers.
> I wonder from time to time what will happen to my 3 Triumphs when I am too old to drive them. At least they look nice and are in good condition.
>> On 2/10/20 12:13 PM, Don Hiscock wrote:
>> Here are a pair of TR3As on CL. They still show up.
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