Registered in July 1973, manufactured on 30th March 1973 mimosa yellow Triumph Dolomite Sprint manual non overdrive & no headrests on the front seats, Sundym tinted glass.
34000 miles recorded from new.
3 owners from new (I am the third) current V5c in my name.
Distinctive Cornish registration number (3 x matching numbers).
Still has the original plastic covers on the rear door cards.
Been off the road since 1983.
Was running when I purchased it in June 2010.
Car has now been stripped to a bodyshell for restoration.
Car has NEVER been welded or painted before.
Excellent rust free shell, although the rear of the roof is rusty under the vinyl roof (vinyl roof now removed), original unrusty sills, 4 x good original doors, original unrusty rear wheel arches.
New nearside front steel wing (genuine BL panel) and 2 x very good used osf wings supplied.
New rear light panel.
New steel upper front panel.
5 x refurbished original alloy wheels.
New Martrim vinyl roof cover with original seams in place.
New brake pipe kit.
New door mirrors (Tex parts).
New number plates (originals supplied).
Complete used roof panel.
Stainless steel exhaust system (used) excluding front pipe, original style twin rear exhaust pipes (Rimmers system).
New BL boot lid.
New BL rear window surround panel.
Good used bonnet in Vermillion.
Good interior, seats are not baggy.
Original BL rubber floor mats, rears are like new.
2 x sets of keys, one set has original BL ignition key.
Replacement book pack with Passport to service book (not original to this car, but authentic all the same).
Engine has been rebuilt by Hamlins Engineering in Bridgwater at a cost of over £2k (has correct timing chain tensioner fitted now!!)
This is a proper original early unmolested car that needs restoring but will make a superb car when done, these early cars are the best.
Chassis number is VA276, engine number is 356HE.
I have spent in excess of £6k buying this car & collecting all the bits to restore it, so I don’t want to give it away, only selling due to loss of storage.
Sensible offers please.