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Ken Le Mesurier - QLD
TR3 - 1957 model TS 20084

Ken purchased this car from Julie Ow in Perth WA. Hopefully we will receive some more information about the restoration as it looks like a daunting task!

Ken says: "...the car came in from Singapore after having spent 6 years in a shipping container. I started working on her in late October 2016. The body is nearly finished but I still have a bit to do on the boot. I am still unsure what colour yet, either carnelian red or two tone black and cream." edited 27/717

New photos added at the bottom 28/11/18:


Well - all the bits have arrived.


Good grief - what have I bought!


Lots of bits


Oh dear.


This is the chassis ....


And this seems to be the "recovered" chassis ... how did he do it?


As a late TR3 the rear apron looks correct with the pressings for the separate turning lights.


Some clue about a variety of previous colours.

New material - 26 July 2017


This is a magnificent effort when you look back at the chassis above.


Panel fit looking good.


This is the right way to restore the body. Nicely engineered rotisserie.

NOVEMBER 2018 UPDATE

Ken says:

"Body panels are ready for the colour coat, body on rotisserie, frame ready for motor and gear box, and a mod on the rear shocks. The silver bit is where I have machined out to take a tube spanner" more to come


The silver bit is where I have machined out to take a tube spanner


Final paint coats going on.


Chassis and running gear back in shed with motor and gear box  ready for oils radiator,  exhaust  new  tyres and wheels.
Should be driving next year!