Randy Schultz's 1959 Triumph TR3A / Nissan 2.4L ConversionOwner: Randy Schultz
City: Surrey, British Columbia
Model: 1959 Triumph TR3A
Engine: Nissan 2.4L (EFI)
Conversion performed by: owner
The reconstruction of Randy Schultz's 1959 TR3A had been previously featured in two detailed
feature articles. This page is a supplement, to summarize the car's unique features and
specs in BritishV8's "How It Was Done" executive summary format.
Please refer to the original feature articles for additional photos and explanation:
Randy Schultz's Triumph "TR3 Plus 4" Project, Part 1
Randy Schultz's Triumph "TR3 Plus 4" Project, Part 2
Features and Specifications
|Engine:||Nissan 240SX 2.4L, DOHC.
Stock Nissan 240SX fuel injection.
Stock camshafts and valvetrain.
Reversed oil pan and re-routed oil pick-up.
|Cooling:||Summit Racing radiator.
|Exhaust:||custom stainless tubing.
Triumph TR6 muffler.
|Transmission:||stock Nissan 240SX 5-speed.
Racing Nissan 240SX clutch.
Austin Healy 3000 master cylinder.
Nissan slave cylinder.
|Rear End:||stock Nissan 240SX limited slip differential.
Custom rear hub carriers.
Corvair axles & bearings.
Hybrid halfshafts (Chevrolet Corvair to Triumph TR6).
|Front Suspension:||race-spec Triumph TR6 suspension.
Triumph TR6 steering rack.
|Rear Suspension:||modified Triumph TR6 suspension.
Tube shock conversion.
|Brakes:||(master) Mazda Miata master cylinder. Suzuki Swift power booster. Summit racing proportioning valve.
(front) Toyota 4-runner calipers, Toyota Cresida rotors.
(rear) Nissan 240SX calipers and rotors.
|Wheels/Tires:||Yokohama S-drive, 205 R15 tires.
|Instruments:||Classic Instruments brand.
|Interior:||custom (see detailed articles.)
|Body Mods:||body cut in half lengthwise and widened 4 inches,
Body closed in behind seats.
(See detailed articles.)
|Electrical:||stock Nissan 240SX engine harness and PCM.
Custom aircraft-spec wiring harness.
Custom audio system with subwoofer.
|Completed:||March 2009. Driven 5000 miles as of Jannuary 2012.
Nissan 240SX 2.4L DOHC engine with electronic fuel injection.
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Custom instrumentation, switch gear, and wiring.
Custom interior trim, including roll structure and racing belts.
Triumph TR6-based independent rear suspension.
Nissan 240SX limited slip differential...
Refined body, four inches wider than stock.
The photos shown here are were taken by Randy Schultz for exclusive use by BritishV8 Magazine.
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