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This is the Essential Buyer’s Guide on Triumph’s popular TR7 and TR8 and examines the models' evolution, features, fittings, performance and typical problem areas through detailed text and color photographs of both restored and original examples.
About the Author
Roger William's first love was aircraft, so he joined the de Havilland Aircraft Company after leaving school, but quickly added motor cars to his list of prime interests. He completed his apprenticeship and studies, and built two Ford-based 'specials' before family and career interests took pride of place. However, in 1986 he started his own consultancy business, which allowed him to restore numerous MGBs, a Triumph TR6 and a Triumph Stag, and also at this time began to write books about the cars that he restored. After retiring in 2000 he wrote several more books including Enthusiast’s Restoration Manuals, SpeedPro Workshop Guides and Essential Buyer’s Guides, specialising in the Triumph TR range and MGB sports cars.
"All the most pertinent points to consider are here including model variants … Williams then gets down to the gritty business of inspecting and evaluating. He even tells you how to do a 15-minute appraisal when you go looking at examples. Good, no-nonsense stuff." – Classic Cars"The perfect place to start wising up on the range. Author Roger Williams reviews key inspection points of the models, plus values, spares and buying at auction in this handy, pocket-sized A5 format." – Classic Sports Car
"Given the numerous maladies that can potentially lurk within, that can turn Harris Mann's famous wedge-shaped wonder into a pile of rust, you'd be positively certifiable if you didn't fork out the meagre £10 being asked for this handy guide if considering buying one." – Gay Classic Car Group "It contains 64 pages with loads of photos and details of things to look for when buying a car. It is a quick step-by-step guide to finding the right TR7/8 without going too much into boring, technical details." – TR Driver