Vintage Brit SuperThread!

Discussion in 'Old's Cool' started by ricochetrider, Jan 12, 2012.

  1. Thumpermeister

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  2. goatroper

    goatroper Been here awhile Supporter

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    I am not an authority to be sure, but almost certainly not. An 18S came with the iron engine and the CS came with the alloy engine. Damn little difference in the running gear, as you could get a CS with lights and generator, the difference was the engine, alloy mudguards and tank and comp magneto. However, as AMC started to go down, they put G50 engines into street bikes, so anything might have happened, just less likely as you go back to '54.
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    1957 Triumph TR6A... 1691 units built.. high and low pipe.

    TR6 05938 was one of 200 USA spec bikes made in that batch.

    The engine was built on Thursday 28th Feb 1957 with the following specs.
    Lucas Auto advance magneto, E3610 (8.5:1 CR) pistons and Tacho (RC109) and USA spec.

    The bike was built on Tuesday 5th March 1957 US spec so high Flanders handlebars.

    It was dispatched on Wednesday 6th March 1957 to Triumph Corp (East Coast).

    These specs make it a TR6A model which had low pipes on each side and twin instruments.
    Colour would be Aztec Red and Ivory.

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    1957 Triumph TR6 Trophy notable wins.

    1957 Big Bear Run (Open Class) - Bud Ekins.

    1957 Catalina Grand Prix (Open Class) - Bob Sandgren.

    1957 Greenhorn Enduro - Eddie Day.

    1957 California State TT Championship - Ed Kretz Jr.

    1957 California State Scrambles Championship - Dick Dorrestyne.

    1957 AMA Scrambles National Championship - Bud Ekins.

    1957 AMA National Hare and Hound Championship - Buck Smith.

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    When did you last see a mint bore, no broken fin, no cracks Wellworthy Al - fin alloy pre unit cylinder.
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    66 Triumph TR6R
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  5. Thumpermeister

    Thumpermeister roost maker

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  7. bsaschields

    bsaschields Adventurer

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    My latest purchase ---- a one owner 72 Bonnie that sat for 15 years .... Im a sucker for original paint ...

    Out for a ride last sunday with ricochet rider and David4

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  8. bsaschields

    bsaschields Adventurer

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    some more of my obsession

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  9. bsaschields

    bsaschields Adventurer

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    Not a runner yet but its coming along nicely . 1966
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    bsaschields Adventurer

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    Even though Im a BSA guy I do like my Triumphs.... And someday I'll have a Norton and some other marques too.

    Here is my 67 TT Special in Time Square the day after the lock down started
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    JBSmith Ink-stained wretch

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    I bet the sound from those pipes echoing off the buildings was pretty cool.
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    ricochetrider MotoMojo

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    rockydog just a guy

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    Even with a led bulb in my 72 Tr6 the brake light just didn’t have enuff brightness. Found some red truck led running lights, put reflective stuff on some aluminum and wired them in. This pic is just running lights, should help a bit without spoiling the looks... upload_2020-5-25_18-8-32.jpeg
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