Don Watson's 1974 TR-6 with 1992 Ford 5.0 H.O. V8 Engine

Don Watson's 1974 TR-6 with 1992 Ford 5.0 H.O. V8 Engine

as published in British V8 Newsletter, Volume XV Issue 3, December 2007

Owners: Don and Debi Watson
City: Wheeling WV
Model: 1974 Triumph TR-6 ('71 frame, was '76 driveline...)
Engine: 1992 Ford 5.0 HO
Conversion performed by: Owners.

Induction: Edelbrock 650 carburetor.
Exhaust: Hedman headers, dual SS Monza mufflers.
Cooling: Ford Mustang radiator.
Transmission: Ford AOD (automatic / overdrive) transmission, Lokar shifter, custom driveshaft.
Rear axle: Richard Good Nissan 300Z differential / carrier.
Suspension: HD front springs, front sway bar. Richard Good bushings, and HD rear springs.
Brakes: (front) Brembo rotors and Toyota 4-piston calipers.
(rear) Nissan 240SX rotors and calipers on custom brackets.
Wheels/Tires: 8-spoke aluminum wheels.
Chassis Mods: Frame reinforced in the rear. Bolted-in (removeable) front crossmember.
Roll bar.
Electrical: Autometer gauges, including speedometer and tach.
New 18-circuit "Easy Harness" plus a full grounding harness.
Completed: May 2004. Driven approximately 10k miles, as of November 2007.

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Ford 5.0 engine

Holley air cleaner on an Edelbrock carb


engine installation

blue TR6 5.0

Don Watson, enjoying his TR6 V8

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