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#1 openroad

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Posted 11 July 2018 - 08:05 AM

My TR5 has just rolled the clock round to all the Zero's, a great effort on her part !
How many more of you have driven through this Milestone.?
Will she go round the clock again ? I reckon so with some regular maintenance and a few new parts.
So you can go far in a TR....
Cheers,
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#2 Grahamgl

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Posted 11 July 2018 - 08:35 AM

My 4A has 230,000 miles on the clock and has its original engine.
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#3 RogerH

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Posted 11 July 2018 - 08:35 AM

Hi Conrad,

                  in 20 years I've done it twice and coming up to #3 later this year.

 

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#4 Nigel Triumph

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Posted 11 July 2018 - 09:16 AM

Well done Conrad!

 

I can't match Roger's amazing journey, he's just about driven to the moon in his TR. My GT6 went round the clock about 5 years ago.

 

 

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#5 RogerH

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Posted 11 July 2018 - 09:21 AM

Well done Conrad!

 

I can't match Roger's amazing journey, he's just about driven to the moon in his TR. My GT6 went round the clock about 5 years ago.

 

 

Nigel

Hi Nigel,

        I think Prof. Pete C is well ahead of me.

 

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Time is a drug - Too much will kill you
Forgive your enemy, but remember the ass-hole's name.
never surrender, never give up and always balance your butterflies

Veni Vidi Flati
TR4A - July 1967 daily driver         2010 RBRR No.22  2014 RBRR No.69
TR4 - March 1962 transforming like the proverbial caterpillar - it's now Royal Blue and now with the chromy bits.
 
 
 
 
 

#6 Gary Flinn

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Posted 11 July 2018 - 09:38 AM

Conrad

 

Well done a big Milestone for your 5

 

I had a Triumph 2000 in the 80's do 100,000+ miles too.

 

I'm sure Harry Webster and his team never imagined these cars would still be going strong 50 years on! :D 

 

Regards

 

Gary 


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#7 openroad

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Posted 11 July 2018 - 04:18 PM

It looks like I have to put a few more gallons of petrol in to catch up with you lads.!

It's all good fun,

Maybe have a line of cars at the International, 100k reached, 200k reached and more.

Cheers,
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#8 elclem1

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Posted 11 July 2018 - 04:22 PM

Too much driving not enough working Conrad
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#9 ianhoward

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Posted 11 July 2018 - 09:30 PM

Well done Conrad!

Cheers
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#10 openroad

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Posted 13 July 2018 - 01:47 PM

It made it an easy answer to the Insurance company question, what's the current mileage.

I thought they were for driving Clem, not just polishing, and I have been working on her too !!

Off out this weekend to Clumber Park Classic Car Show...might see some of you there.

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#11 Tom Fremont

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Posted 13 July 2018 - 01:59 PM

Welcome to the club, Conrad!

 

I've got one TR250 with 123,000 miles on its most recent engine rebuild, with no sign of wearing out ( there have been water pumps, alternators, distributor rebuilds and timing gear renewals ).

 

I have a hunch few of their contemporaries can go this distance without major overhaul; oddly they have higher values too for the most part.

 

Cheers,

Tom


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