> The recent post by Phil Ethier about his TR5 raised some questions and he
> suggested I post them to the list. I know of a collector in
> search of a TR5 and
> told him that most of what he would find (if anything) would be
> RH drive. I've
> since found that there were some exports to Canada that later
> found their way
> into the US and would be LH drive. How accurate is this?
There were at least 7 LHS TR5s imported into the US around 68-69. I've
forgotten the name of the person responsible offhand (as I recall he wound
up in jail), but there were at least a few. I don't know if any survive
(although ISTR Charles Runyon's TR5 is LHS).
Beware of fakes, as there are quite a few more of those around. Was one on
eBay a couple years back, that was exposed as a fraud on this list.
The injection system was essentially the same as that used on non-US-spec