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Out & About – 1973 Triumph TR6 in France

The 1973 Triumph TR6, which was restored in-house at the Bridge Classic Cars Suffolk HQ, has been out on its travels recently!

The car has been used on holiday in France by its owner and looks like the perfect companion for a countryside jaunt.

We love seeing our cars out there in the world being used and enjoyed!

Heating Up – Fixing the Heater on the 1968 Triumph TR5

The technicians in the Bridge Classic Cars workshop have been working on getting the heater system working properly on the 1968 Triumph TR5.

Jon found the cable which controls the heater wasn’t working but also that the heater flaps had almost seized in the dashboard. Jon freed up the flaps and found the heater box had distorted slightly not allowing the direction flap to move freely but after some adjustments all was ok and then could work on replacing the heater cable into the dash.

Wiring Repairs – Fixing Some Wiring Issues with the 1968 Triumph TR5

The next step on the 1968 Triumph TR5 in the Bridge Classic Cars workshop was to resolve a few wiring issues.

Our technician Dave went through several of the systems and found a continuity issue with some of the wiring around the gearbox. The team traced it to a broken connector which was replaced and tested.

Stopping Power – New Discs, Pads and Calipers on the 1968 Triumph TR5

The workshop team at Bridge Classic Cars have been addressing some issues with the 1968 Triumph TR5, starting with the brakes.

The team have removed the old pads, discs and calipers from the classic Triumph for brand new units to help with the stunning convertible stop properly. Once the old units were off the car, the team could also thoroughly inspect all the suspension and running gear on the car.

Coming Soon – 1981 Triumph TR7 V8

Coming soon to the Bridge Classic Cars workshop at our Suffolk HQ is this 1981 Triumph TR8.

The classic Triumph will be coming in to be assessed and inspected by our workshop team and who will compile a report on the car.

Keep a look out very soon on the Bridge Classic Cars news page for more updates on the 1981 Triumph TR8.

This Just In – 1955 Triumph TR2

Just arrived at the Bridge Classic Cars workshop in Pettistree is this 1955 Triumph TR2.

The sports car will be going into our workshop in order for our technicians to have a look into a couple of issues for its owner as well as having a full gearbox service for the car.

Along with that, the trim team will be taking a look at the passenger seat to see if anything can be done to it.

Keep an eye out on the Bridge Classic Cars news page for more on the 1955 Triumph TR2.

The Winners Circle – Winner of the 1973 Triumph TR6 Comes to Collect Her Car

Yesterday, the Bridge Classic Cars team welcomed Valerie to our restoration workshop to collect her 1973 Triumph TR6 she won through Bridge Classic Cars Competitions.

Valerie came down to take delivery of her beautiful Saffron Yellow TR6 and to have a look around our workshops at some of our restoration projects. Whilst she was collecting the car, we found out it was Valerie’s birthday! What a day it would be. Valerie, her son and her partner made the trip from Norfolk to collect the car and drive it home.

It’s always an incredible part of the story when you get to see someone’s reaction for the first time seeing their new classic in the metal for the first time. As Valerie said, the morning after she had won the car she still couldn’t believe it and had to ask if she had actually won it. This isn’t the first car Valerie won however, in 1991 she won a brand new Rover Metro through a competition by Heinz.

Still, this TR6 is a beautiful addition to the family so this morning Valerie sent us over a photo of ”Caramac” alongside the family Delorean in its new home.

We all want to wish Valerie many happy miles and hope she enjoys her new classic.

And here’s the video of Valerie collecting her 1973 Triumph TR6 from the Bridge Classic Cars workshop:

Boots On – Replacing the Steering Rack Boots on the 1959 Triumph TR3

The Bridge Classic Cars workshop have welcomed back this beautiful 1959 Triumph TR3 to our Suffolk HQ to carry out a series of small jobs on the classic sports car.

Firstly, the team have replaced the cracked and split steering rack boots from the car. Whilst the old boots were removed, the team took the opportunity to inspect and regrease all the necessary parts and to check the full operation of the rack in the car. Then, the new boots were put into place and the system rechecked for any binding or interference.

Lastly, the team gave the beautiful TR3 a full check over for the customer before we sent it on its way back home to its owner just in time for summer.

Behind the Scenes – Shooting our 1973 Triumph TR6

The Bridge Classic Cars Competitions teams have been out at our filming location to shoot our latest competition car, a 1973 Triumph TR6.

The team picked a perfect day for it. A series of delicate clouds against the pale blue sky above the Suffolk countryside was the perfect backdrop for the Saffron Yellow classic Triumph. Before this, the Bridge Classic Cars restoration workshop went over the car from head to toe in order to give it the green light to be driven around our filming location.

As the Suffolk air filled with the raspy sounds of the straight-4, the bright yellow drop-top whipped around with an air of excitement and freedom. A tool purely for the joy of driving. And now, we want you to experience this wonderful feeling.

Just head over to the Bridge Classic Cars Competitions now and enter for your chance to win this absolutely stunning 1973 Triumph TR6.

This Just In – 1973 Triumph TR6

This beautiful 1973 Triumph TR6, finished in striking Saffron Yellow, has just arrived at the Bridge Classic Cars Suffolk HQ.

The classic Triumph will go through our workshop for our in-house restoration teams to assess and inspect before reporting back on the condition of this wonderful classic sports car.

Keep a look out here on the Bridge Classic Cars news page for more on the 1973 Triumph TR6.

On An Adventure – 1973 Triumph TR6 Begins Its Road Trip

The 1973 Triumph TR6 that has been restored by us here at Bridge Classic Cars has begun its newest adventure.

The Magenta TR6 was built for our friend Stephen Norman by our restoration workshop who recently came to our Suffolk HQ to test and shakedown the car ahead of its use on his planned holiday.

The car was delivered by us just outside of Folkstone where its owner awaited the arrival of this very special classic TR6. The car is going to be road tripped to the South of France for several week’s holiday, taking in the sights and sounds of a beautiful holiday in one of the most stunning locations in Europe.

Safe travels! and we can’t wait to see the TR6 enjoying the sun.