Three years ago we had a tough decision to make, as after more than thirty years of ownership, our much loved family 1969 TR6 needed a new lease of life, or to wave it a tearful goodbye.
Throughout the project, Steve, Thomas and their team have been most professional and helpful, with always a friendly voice on the end of the ‘phone in Nottingham to give us updates and advice on the next stage. This is important as every customer will have their own ideas and having Steve and the team’s experience meant we could avoid taking the wrong path. This extends to the post delivery period when adjustments are usually needed while running in. The workmanship has been excellent, and the team’s pride in their work is evident. We are thrilled with the end result, which has given the TR a completely new lease of life as a fast, well handling, road/classic car and we are looking forward so much to enjoying driving her, or perhaps him, this summer and onwards into the sunset.
Richard & Caroline Harwood
Richard & Caroline HarwoodTriumph TR6
After competing with the VSCC for many years I first became involved with TR-Enterprises in 2008 when with their help I purchased a road-going TR2 to do some 50’s sports car racing. This was prepared for racing and FIA papers obtained and great fun was had competing in the Woodcote Trophy over the next 4 years. I competed all over Europe with this car racing with the two top memorable events being the support race for the Le mans 24 hours and the six hours of Spa (1st in class). The car was looked after throughout this time by TR-Enterprises and the car was always great fun, competitive and reliable.
To the team at TR Enterprises, you build an ace race car. Thank you for helping me enjoy myself and I look forward to that elusive sub 3 minute lap at Spa Francorchamp.
Brian WhiteTriumph TR2 FIA race car, Triumph TR4 FIA race car & Peerless GT
Just over ten years ago I sold my 185 BHP Westfield in the interest of prolonging my life and bought the TR4A as more appropriate to my reflexes and Meg’s comfort….. Since then, TRE have undertaken work on the TR4A, taking on major jobs that I either couldn’t be bothered, or wasn’t competent to undertake, or wanted doing properly first time!
They have undertaken projects including upgrading engine and chassis/drivetrain to hill climb/sprint specification while maintaining reasonable flexibility for touring, in addition to other work suggested by Thomas Boyd which I “might as well have done while they have the car”!!!
TR Enterprises continues to invest in providing a top quality service to the classic sports car movement, with excellent facilities and friendly and knowledgeable staff (none of whom can make a decent cup of tea!). I will continue to use TRE where appropriate, if only to maintain the social interchange…..!
Give them a call and arrange a visit – you will not be disappointed.
Richard & Meg DurrantTriumph TR4A
We have had an association with TR Enterprises for over 8 years. Having first met them when they repaired our TR6 which had unfortunately been stolen, they did a great job and with their experience of TR’s, enhanced the car in many ways that we would not have thought of.
We had the bug with TR’s now and they helped us greatly to build our TR4 for Hill Climbs and Sprints…the engine is superb, having never missed a beat and the body work is still magnificent 5 years on.
Moving forward with our Dolomite Sprint they built for us two years ago. My Wife and I have been double driving this now for two seasons in the TR Register Sprint and Hillclimb competition, we won Best In Class last year which proves that their constant attention to detail delivers a really reliable car .We are looking forward to a great season this year with the further developments that they have recommended.
Tony & Sam Browne
Tony & Sam BrowneTriumph TR4 sprint car, Triumph TR6 & Triumph Dolomite Sprint race car
Motor racing has been part of my family’s life for 3 generations, over that time we have owned and raced all manner of Historic race cars.
In 2006 we chose TR Enterprises to build a new race TR6. The car, the build quality, the service and the race back up were all outstanding. I would have no hesitation in recommending the services of TR Enterprises for any Historic race or road restoration project.
If only we had found them sooner.
Jonathan White – Dublin, Ireland.
Jonathan WhiteMG Midget race car, Triumph TR6 race car
Over twenty years TR Enterprises have cared for my cars as if they were their own.
During that time they have rebuilt and maintained my TR4 , TR6 , 2000 Mk 1, and Swallow Doretti.
All my cars have competed with considerable success due to their help.
Remember, To finish first, first you must finish !
Preparation is a must. My thanks
George NiblettTriumph TR6 & Swallow Doretti
My TR4 has been special to me from the day I saw it in a barn in the US in 2004. The car was not running and in need of some TLC in order to return it to the track, which we did by the summer of 2005. I raced the car extensively over the following 5 years up to 2010 when I won the Kastner Cup in Kansas, the most prestigious trophy ever awarded to a Triumph race car and owner. It was at Topeka that Simon finally persuaded me to return the car to the UK so it could be retuned to its 1963 Sebring configuration. I had been thinking about this for some time and having developed a strong working relationship with the team at TRE it became a bit of a no brainer.
So, in 2013 the car came back to the UK and work started in 2014. I am pretty demanding on what I want and how I want it done, I thought I would be a difficult and demanding customer but not so, the team at TRE were far more demanding than I was in their pursuit of perfection in everything that they did. Yes the car took longer than we planned, yes it cost more than i budgeted for but that was down to my desire to re-use as much of the original car as possible and end up with a car that was as close to how it was in 1963; the reaction that we got from Kas Kastner himself was exactly what we were looking as he loved it.
For me communication is key, without it you can fall out pretty quickly. Tom and the team kept me fully involved at all times, nothing was too much to ask for and even when I turned up at the workshop unannounced they would welcome me with open arms and present me with my preferred flavour of tea – you need to see how I drink it to appreciate how challenging that exercise was alone. Tom and co. were a little naughty towards the end of the build, they kept me away from the car until they unveiled it to me at Race Retro, to say I was not overly happy with this situation was massively overcome when it was revealed, my face said it all.
The car has been raced at the Silverstone Classic and was the first Triumph to finish, again, the support that I had from the team at the event was brilliant. 2016 will see us at the Le Mans Classic, Spa 6 hours, Goodwood Revival and the Silverstone Classic once more all being well and this with the team at TRE supporting us.
Bottom line, you want something doing right then there is only one place to go – THANK YOU TRE