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Very nice find to come across these cars.
Nearly bought a TR6 once, early eighties, N reg,one of the last, Damask red, hardtop, deep dish steels, low mileage ,local car.

The test drive was in the wet,at the time I was running a 74 RS 2000 mk 1 which handled really well.

After the run I gave the guy the keys back, nice car , but not sure about the handling, bought a MGA1500 instead.
 

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My wife had a TR5 many years ago....most unreliable car that she ever owned! All the usual issues with the fuel injection system, plus a host of others and she got wet every time it rained. When it was running it was too much for her really....but it would be worth something now!

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RS Escort to MG 🤯 Reminds me of my Mk2 RS Mex purchase , previous owner sold it to buy a TR7 convertible.

As I went to collect it they approached me and said they would like the Escort back. No chance mate,low milage 2 owner car mint..

Apparently the TR was a big disappointment 😞.

TR6 in 150bhp trim on Weber DCOE's very appealing though 👌

Lovely photos ,Thanks 😎👍🏼
 

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TR6 in 150bhp trim on Weber DCOE's very appealing though 👌
Drove a mate's TR6 25 years ago, handling was... disappointing... nearly binned it when I lost the back end over a hump back bridge. I could take my R5 GT Turbo down that same road at nearly double the speed... safely...

He did attract the ladies with it though :D
 

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Late fifties and early sixties sports cars had some nice pastel shades, TR4s and frogeyes in a soft yellow, MGAs in a soft turquoise, old English white always looked good with red upholstery.
Particularly like the 65/66 colour of grey on an early BGT.
 

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I've nothing but good things to say about TRs. Cheaper than Healeys but just as good. I had a red TR4 in the USA and a BRG TR3a here in Scotland. The TR4 was totalled by a head-on collision with a crazy guy on the wrong side of the street in Boston. His car? An MGB!!
 

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Late fifties and early sixties sports cars had some nice pastel shades, TR4s and frogeyes in a soft yellow, MGAs in a soft turquoise, old English white always looked good with red upholstery.
Particularly like the 65/66 colour of grey on an early BGT.
I remember seeing a Mk3 Spit in a sort of primrose yellow that I've no reason to believe wasn't original. My own Mk2 Spit was originally a mid/dark blue (nowhere near as dark as navy) but went white when dad and I "restored" it. We left the hard top blue, though, as we liked the 2-tone effect.
 
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