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Rally Competition in the 1970s
Simon Rasmussen takes a look at International rallying by Triumph.
written by Terence McKillen - Feb 18, 2015
The TR2 Reaches 60
Alistair Wallace acknowledges the 60th anniversary of the first post-WWII TR roadster
written by Terence McKillen - Sep 11, 2013
Six & Two Three's (Pt 10)
David Tushingham continues his restoration saga
written by Terence McKillen - Sep 10, 2013
The Triumph Stag
Terence McKillen reviews Triumph's upscale model - the Monarch of the Road - an independent Michelotti masterpiece
written by Terence McKillen - Apr 10, 2013
Maestro Michelotti
Terence McKillen investigates the illustrious career of the independent Italian auto designer
written by Terence McKillen - Apr 10, 2013
Triumph Vitesse
Terence McKillen reviews the 6-cylinder Vitesse after 50 years
written by Terence McKillen - Apr 10, 2013
Dave & Maggie's Trans-Atlantic Adventures
Dave Sims, TR250 marque coordinator recounts the joys of owning a TR5 and a TR250
written by Terence McKillen - Feb 28, 2013
Triumph TR5 & 250
Terence McKillen reviews the TR5 and TR250 - New Wine in Old Bottles?
written by Terence McKillen - Feb 28, 2013
The Triumph TR6
Terence McKillen takes a look at the TR6 - considered by some to be the most successful Triumph ever built.
written by Terence McKillen - Feb 28, 2013
Ode to the GT6 | The Triumph Smell | A Pair of 66s
Roger Elliott, Garth Saddler and Warren Beech recount the joys of GT6 ownership
written by Terence McKillen - Sep 1, 2012
Triumph Spitfire – 50th Anniversary Year | Definitely Not A Bomb
Terence McKillen reviews the Spitfire - one of Triumph's success stories
written by Terence McKillen - Sep 1, 2012
Six and Two Three's (Pt 9)
Dave Tushingham continues his restoration saga of his TR3A and TR6
written by Terence McKillen - Jun 30, 2012
TRIUMPH The History! The Glory!
David Fidler, Patrick Caria & Larry Llewellyn provide insight into the TTC display at the 2012 Canadian International Auto Show (Special Supplement)
written by Terence McKillen - Apr 30, 2012
What happened to the works TR4 rally team cars?
Simon Rasmussen reviews the factory sponsored TR4 rally team
written by Terence McKillen - Apr 30, 2012
2088 Miles in TS2
Don Elliott recounts a July 2011 tour in the second TR2 ever built
written by Terence McKillen - Apr 30, 2012
Triumphs in Rallying - The Shell 4000 | Part 3 1960-65
Simon Rasmussen reviews the Triumph connection in the only rally in North America sanctioned by the FIA.
written by Terence McKillen - Jan 31, 2012
My Next British Classic?
Terence McKillen reviews some of the cars on display at British Car Day, 2011 and muses on his next classic acquisition
written by Terence McKillen - Jan 31, 2012
Triumph TR4 Turns 50
Frank Manning looks at some of the successes of the TR4 in competition
written by Terence McKillen - Sep 1, 2011
Ethanol & Octane Issues
Terence McKillen looks at some of the issues surrounding ethanol content of gasoline and choosing the correct grade of gasoline for your British classic
written by Terence McKillen - Sep 1, 2011
TR6 Engine Rebuild
Terence McKillen give a blow-by-blow account of a partial engine rebuild
written by Terence McKillen - Jun 30, 2011
Reliable Standards
Terence McKillen looks at the post-WW II Standard and Triumph models that he has driven - from bicycle to Acclaim
written by Terence McKillen - Jun 30, 2011
Triumphs in Rally Competition - Pt 2 | 1945-1960
Simon Rasmussen reviews Triumph and Standard cars in post WW II rallying
written by Terence McKillen - Jun 30, 2011
Triumph Cars in Rally Competition - Pt. 1
Simon Rasmussen takes a look at Triumph and Standard cars in pre-WW II rallying
written by Terence McKillen - Mar 31, 2011
Triumph Stag | 40 Years & Aging Gracefully
Tony Fox reviews the Triumph Stag on its 40th Anniversary
written by Terence McKillen - Sep 1, 2010
Six and Two Three’s (Parts 8-9)
Dave Tushingham recounts the restoration saga of his TR3A following completion of his TR6
written by Terence McKillen - Jan 1, 2008
Six and Two Three’s (Parts 6-7)
Dave Tushingham recounts the restoration saga of his TR3A following completion of his TR6
written by Terence McKillen - Jan 1, 2008
Six and Two Three's (Parts 1-5)
Dave Tushingham recounts the restoration saga of his TR3A following completion of his TR6
written by Terence McKillen - Jan 1, 2008
 

Tech Tips

Triumph Upgrades
Terence McKillen looks at some helpful upgrades
written by Terence McKillen - Feb 18, 2015
Bringing a car out of hibernation
written by Terence McKillen - Mar 21, 2014
Care & Nourishment of a Stag
Tony Fox gives a few tips on how to care for the Triumph Stag
written by Terence McKillen - Nov 2, 2013
TR6 Fuel Pump
Terence McKillen examines the workings of the mechanical fuel pump
written by Terence McKillen - Nov 2, 2013
Dashpot Seal Fix
David Tushingham provides a close up look at the Stromberg dashpot seals
written by Terence McKillen - Sep 11, 2013
Classic Car Radios
From "Globe Drive," July 25, 2013
written by Terence McKillen - Jul 25, 2013

Bob English reviews former TTC member Harold MacQueen's interest in retro-fitting classic car radios with modern high-tech sound. Click here for GlobeDrive article.

Holding Up Under Pressure
Colin Pillar explains the the importance of conducting a leak down test
written by Terence McKillen - Apr 10, 2013
Stag Spares
Terence McKillen takes a look at the commonality of Stag parts with other Triumph models and indeed other British marques
written by Terence McKillen - Apr 10, 2013
Electric Cooling Fans
Fred McEachern and Wayne McGill look at additional cooling
written by Terence McKillen - Feb 28, 2013
Time to Shine
Terence McKillen looks at car care products
written by Terence McKillen - Sep 1, 2012
Tire Sizing for the TR6
Terence McKillen looks at how to choose replacement rubber for the TR6
written by Terence McKillen - Sep 1, 2011
Toyota 5-Speed Conversion for TR Roadsters
Helena van den Akker describes husband Herman's transmission conversion kits which fits a Toyota transmission to a TR2 to TR6
written by Terence McKillen - Mar 31, 2011
Stag/TR7 Timing Chains
Tony Fox recommends using IWIS chains as replacements
written by Terence McKillen - Dec 1, 2010
Perfect Timing | Finding Your Sweet Spot
Ken Dalhonde (TR6/250 Six Pack) describes the vacuum method of ignition timing
written by Terence McKillen - Jun 30, 2010
Fixing Electrical Switches
Kevin Blume (TR6/250 Six Pack) looks as a simple fix for dip switches
written by Terence McKillen - Jan 31, 2010
TR2 / 3 / 4 / 4A / 250 /6 - Transmission
Transmission Installation Tips
written by David Copping
by Phil Allen more...
Winterize your Triumph
written by David Copping
by Robert Cohen more...
All Truimphs - Electrical
A ConFUSEing Topic
written by David Copping
by Randall Young - SCTOA Electrical Advisor more...
TR6 - Trunnion Oiling
written by David Copping
by Peter Zaborski - VTR more...
TR4/4A Rear Axle Oil Leaks Due To Pressurization
written by David Copping
by Phil Allen more...
TR3 - Early TR Oil Pump Problems
written by David Copping
by Don Elliott more...
TR 2/3/4/4A/250/6/Spitfire/GT6 - Brakes
written by David Copping
by Phil Allen more...
 

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