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  1. Hey Marco, Marshall is the name as it says. I have been stalking the forum for a bit. I have a 1962 tr3 from Washington state, off the road since the 80's engine was seized, now is free. I am not really a purist, as the engine was seized I considered a variety of swaps some already done, nissan, mazda, toyota etc. Now the engine is free, I am going to get the block checked and fully tear it down to see what I have. As for the transmission I have driven TR3's, MGA's and while an overdrive is nice, they are simply not available. As such I had heard through an old friend of my fathers that the tr
  2. Thanks Marco, I have seen the mazda conversions and know the HVDA toyota, and Vitesse mazda conversions. Just wanting to keep it to triumph as that can protect the classic car status here. If I was going to go that way I likely would do the complete engine and transmission swap, which I have thought of as originally my engine was seized but have gotten it free now with a lot of work. So being someone who has been criticized for thinking a wee bit much about things I am looking at my options. Also I found at tr7 locally with no engine and that has the transmission etc still for pretty chea
  3. Hi just curious if anyone has swapped a tr7 5 speed into a tr3? If so any insights would be appreciated regarding the clutch, pressure plate, pinion etc. I a not sure if anyone sells the adaptor for the bellhousing end or for the gearbox end to weld onto the existing tr3 bellhousing. Thanks in adavance.
  4. Hey saw an older post on you using a tr7 transmission in a tr6. Just looking at that option for my tr3, and wanted to know if you bought your adapter plate or made it yourself? ?Also what clutch etc your used tr7 or tr6?Thanks.

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