Very cool, I'll second. any you can always build a little bump on the
roll bar, as Peyote has.
On Nov 27, 2006, at 8:59 PM, Jim Prettyleaf wrote:
> I am pleased to nominate Mark Eginton to join the Friends of
> Triumph discussion list. Mark still owns the SCCA race history
> TR-3 that his Dad drove at Riverside, Santa Barbara and Laguna Seca
> in the early 60's. According to Mark his Dad's car was probably the
> only satin black TR3 out there, and Mark still has the original
> "Ditto" schedules from some of these events.
> Mark's father was a foreign car mechanic and therefore he always
> had a garage full of parts. When Mark was 11 the car became his and
> he built the existing pumped-up engine with his Dad's help, so by
> the time Mark could drive - the car was ready. Mark regularly beat
> 327 Chevys and 914s in drag races outside the El Toro Marine base
> in High School (nothing too serious just other competitors driving
> stock and street modified machines).
> Mark still has the car plus vintage parts and intends to build a
> replica of his Dad's original race engine with his son's help this
> winter. Mark hopes to reuse as many old parts from the garage and
> minimizing the use of new components whenever possible. When the
> car is completed Mark plans to vintage race it for fun although he
> has some concerns that the roll bar is probably too low for today's
> Jim Prettyleaf
> Cupertino, California
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