Started on Sept. 10 by bikesnrovers

1969 Triumph GT6 Mk2

I wasn’t going to post this one since it is a long way off from being on the road again. But, I thought, why not… This is a 1969 GT6 Mk2, not the Plus that was sold here in the States but a Mk2 imported at sometime from the UK. Many long years ago I had a Mk1, if I recall correctly, shortly out of high school. I bought it to replace a Datsun 1600 that was wrecked by a friend. I really was not looking for a project car, having been working on refreshing a ‘65 Land Rover for sometime. But a friend in Phoenix, AZ, spotted this car sent me the pictures and said “…but it’s a right hand drive!” I was hooked. What I know of the car is it was purchased in Phoenix for a SpitSix project, but was saved from being parted since it was a bit rare here in the US - being a Mk2 and not a Plus. Last time it was registered, from what I can glean, was 1991. I believe the car made its way to Phoenix, in about 1989, from California. I would love to find the person who brought it over from the UK. It still has its UK registration plate and I have found out that it was purchased in 1969 in the greater London area. It started life a deep blue and that is what I will return it to. Other than that, and some rust repair, I intend to keeping the car as “stock” as practical. I will make a few minor up-grades - Pertronix and a new wiring harness and fuse block (I had a fire in my old one and I don’t care to relive that portion of my youth!). If anyone has an idea that they might know this car please contact me at bikesnrovers@gmail.com. This isn’t the most flattering picture of the GT6, but it does show the UK registration plate. Just in case someone out there might know the car.

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