Will Their Time Ever Come? – 1976 Triumph TR7 Coupe

The TR7 (along with the V8 powered TR8) represents the last major model variant in the famous TR line from Triumph which began in 1953 with the TR2. The TR7’s radical departure in design from previous TR models with its controversial “Wedge” shape has always hindered its desirability as a collectible sports car when compared with it older siblings. However, as with almost every car out there, there is a core group of enthusiasts that do appreciate the TR7.

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Can it/Should it be Saved? – 1930 Ford Model A 5-Window Coupe

This 1930 Model A is described as a barn fresh find out of 40 years of storage. The paint is claimed to be original and it is definitely aged. The body is said to be free of rust damage outside of the obvious surface rust. This is a very popular body style so it may already be on the radar of the hot rod/street rod/rat rod crowds.

Original paint 1930 ford

Unfortunately the trunk lid is no longer with the car, but the challenge of sourcing an original paint replacement might be fun and rewarding (or very frustrating).

1930 Ford Model A 5W trunk lid

The engine clearly is not running, but may be in better shape than the pictures would lead you to believe.

1930 Ford Model A engine

The interior is also aged and looks to have a seat cover on the front seat. This car begs the question of what should become of it. If the paint is original, recommissioning and preserving the car would be the default position of this website. However, some may look at this car as an ideal base for a ground up restoration. Find it here on eBay in Hanston Kansas where it will sell as there is no reserve.

1930 Ford Model A Interior