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Subject: Re: [Fot] Group 44 GT6
From: Andre Rousseau <>
Date: Sat, 9 Aug 2008 22:13:19 -0400
The Dance of Triumph....


About time, let me guess.
Floors, sills and what not?

I can't wait too see more detailed photos of the beast.


Andre Rousseau -
'68 Triumph GT6 MK1 -
Ottawa, ON, Canada

On 9-Aug-08, at 6:24 PM, wrote:

> Gary Hunter and   I tore into the Group 44 GT6 this week. We have  
> the car
> nearly stripped down and are discovering both good and bad. We also  
> picked up a
> 1969 GT6 parts car. Looks like we are going to have to find a couple  
> of doors,
> as the parts car doors are rusty and the original car had its doors  
> gutted in
> later life. It is clear from photos that we need to put all the  
> glass back in
> the doors, as that is the way they ran it in 1969. Hate to put glass  
> back into
> a car... maybe we willl leave the driver's window out.
> I am still lookig for more info and photos (especially a decent  
> interior and
> underhood shot) of this car. We will have web updates on our site  
> pretty
> regularly starting next week and are shooting to have the car done  
> for Amelia
> Island, as we have been invited to the Group 44 reunion.
> Did some research on the race history of this car. Wow, during both  
> the 69
> and 70 seasons it won almost everytime they took it off the trailer.  
> Looks like
> Bob Tullius, Carl Swanson, Brian Fuerstenau and Mike Downs all drove  
> the car.
> According to factory newsletters, one of the few time it lost, was  
> to some guy
> named Bob Sharp in a 240Z. Its been real fun to reserach this  
> history. I
> still need to find the June and Nov. 1970 TSOA newsletters.  
> The .pdfs I found at
> Temple of Triumph were linked to the wrong files for these two months.
> Has anyone ever put a whole list of Group 44 cars together and does  
> anyone
> know where they all are today?
> See most of you soon at Watkins Glen.
> Tim Suddard
> Publisher; Classic Motorsports
> and Grassroots Motorsports magazines
> Phone: (386) 673-4148 Fax: (386) 673-6040

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