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Ex-ARRC Triumph GT6 PROJECT w/history


1969 Triumph GT6 description

Clear PA title (don’t ask how)



Originally purchased specifically for racing by Roger Hettrick of Salinas CA.

Race prepped by Charlie Campbell (TYEE club Seattle)

1971 American Road Race of Champions – Q4, DNF

Roger Hettrick sold to C. Harrington, May 6 1972. Log book available

C. Harrington sold to Bill Raddatz March 8, 1980. Log book and receipt available

Car was parked in 1981.  Car sat outside in Nevada from 1981 until 2004.

Car was given to me by Bill Raddatz’s son-in-law ~2004



Rear wheel tubs have been widened to accommodate slicks.

Window slots for side glass have been filled

Mounts on ceiling for six panel Wink mirror.


Current Condition – Disassembled

Frame has been powder coated aluminum.

Suspension bushing have been replaced with polyurethane

Front suspension has been hung on frame

New front and rear GAZ shocks

Rear suspension has TR6 axels with new U-joints, freshly painted

Limited slip differential, freshly cleaned and painted

Rear spring painted

Lower A arms painted aluminum

Driveshaft untouched

Body has been sand blasted, treated and painted with epoxy primer

Both doors have been reskinned

Both rear fenders have been replaced (to repair damage from fender flares).  Inner fender repaired.

Front valance is new

Rear valance has been replaced.

Bonnet has been replaced with a good used bonnet.

Rear inner wheel arches have been replaced/restored.

Gauges are the gauges as fitted in the car in 1981 and have not been refurbished

Smiths Cronometric tach

Original door panels are present

Pedal assembly has been removed, blasted and primed.  New polished stainless cylinder brackets, carb heat shields, bonnet latches.

Engine has been completely disassembled, all parts are present

Cylinder head has been milled to about the extreme limits and modified to improve flow.  The head is as it was when raced.  I estimate the car to have around 14:1 compression (just a guess).

Cam from engine as raced

Aluminum flywheel (need to renew wear surface)

All brakes as raced in 1981.  Brakes have been cleaned but nothing more than that. New rear wheel cylinders.

Raid steering wheel from 1970s?

Gearbox has not been disassembled and is in the condition it was when removed from the car.  A fresh spare gearbox goes with the car.

Twin Stromberg carburetors with airhorns as removed from the car.

Headers with a short collector pipe.

Glass windshield with Plexiglas rear window

New Fiberglas transmission tunnel

The car had no badges when I acquired it but I have collected a couple of Triumph badges.

Transmission shifter shaft and retainer have been re-chromed.

Original roll bar with SCCA number stamp to match log book, freshly painted roll bar black #33.243

Original firebottle system.  Useless now but very cool to have.


New and or additional parts

Extra fresh gearbox and bell housing

Extra stock cylinder head

Extra stock rocker shaft

New alloy end plates for engine

New alloy steering rack saddles

New polished aluminum valve cover

Polished stainless steel pedal brackets, bonnet catches, carburetor heat shields

Stainless fender seam trim

Rubber seals for front and rear glass

Carburetor overhaul kits NIB

Windscreen finisher

Complete gearbox rebuild kit

Windscreen base seal

A set of Triumph bolt on splined hubs for wire wheels (used original)

Wink multi panel mirror


Needs / Missing

Fuel cell


Needs wheels – car comes with Spitfire wheels and tires to roll it around

Exhaust from header back – probably new header


Why try to build a vintage race car out of a street car when you can have the real deal?  I have too many projects to finish and this needs to go to a good owner.  Price is flexible based on the potential buyer.  I try to be reasonable as I would expect you to be too.

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Item Location: Northeast Pennsylvania
Seller: MGBroke
Joined January 2023
  Jay Meilstrup
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Country: United States of America
City: Nicholson
Phone: 7758484788
Condition Used
Trade or Private: Private
Price: $5,000
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Added: 01/20/2023
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