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
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
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
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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Joined January 2023
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