The engine oil sump has been lowered by one inch by using a
bespoke alloy spacer.
The engine oil pick-up pipe and filter rose has been lowered to
The FULL mark on engine oil dipstick has been altered to
A small spring has been used to prevent the possibility of the
dipstick from vibrating loose.
Four hinged flaps (similar to Ferrari 330) have been added to the
A 1.5L Moroso Oil Accumulator has been fitted - in
An oil cooler has been added.
The four straight ended exhaust pipes have been replaced with
four megaphone type tail pipes.
The gear change leather gaiter has been changed to a Ferrari
style “gate” with a reverse lock-out.
An electric cooling fan over ride switch has been added to the
A restrictor is in the top hose (near the radiator) of the water
The system is over cooled and runs blanking on the
The high capacitybespoke radiator is of aluminium construction.
There are two cooling fan switches fitted to the radiator, one at
the top and one at the bottom giving an option in operation.
A thicker (24mm) bespoke front anti-roll bar (ARB) with solid
alloy blocks has been fitted.Hard bushes are fitted to the ARB drop links.
The rear dampers are Koni and now have adjustable
There is a grill removal / replacement tool, a wire hook, which
is taped to the chassis near the fire extinguisher.
There is a bung in each choke (12) of the carburettors to prevent the ingress of foreign objects, it is important
to remove prior to the engine turning over. Replace when finished.
The original GTE rear axle has a bespoke limited slip
differential, by DR Engineering Coventry.
The differential parallel bearings have been replaced with the
later taper type.
A brake bias knob with lock, marked F & R has been added to
the right hand side of the dash, near the ignition keyhole.
For an improved rear view an oblong central mirror replaces the round style.
A side mirror has been added to each end of the windscreen to
improve the rearward
The Michelin Pilote 16”x600 race tyres are road legal and are fitted with tubes
with bolt in valves suitable for racing.
Brake pads are Ferodo FRP201C CP2340 D46 front and
Brake fluid is AP 600.
Crossland oil filters are 532 Main and 541 By-pass.
The fuel filter is Crossland 522.
The engine oil is 20/50 Valvoline VR1 Racing.
The Differential oil is Torco SGO 75w90 with a Torco LSD
The coolant is 90% GM Longlife antifreeze. The water system is of
The front suspension spring cups are on the lower
Brake bias is set to 60F/40R which is 7.5 turns from the
The tachometer is inclined for ease of reading at speed on
Filler and drain plugs are lock-wired as required.
Fuel filter and differential oil have been replaced at 5659 miles
on November 24th 2011.
Engine oil and (two) engine oil filters, brake fluid replaced at
6141 miles on December 2012.
The gearbox oil has not been changed but the level has been
checked and is correct.
Corner weights are set for a 100kg driver.
Mileage as of June 1st 2013 is 6179.
When I purchased the car in 1997 the mileage on the clock was
The first time I raced the TR I kept the original seat, realising it was not Ideal,
I chose to remove the very comfortable seat back and squab and replaced it with a "racing" sit in a
bag of foam type. This gave me much more room and brought my seating position much lower in
the cockpit and was also a snug fit.
required for racing:
A battery master switch also incorporating a low voltage switch
and an alternator discharge resistor has been added.
Two one liter engine breather catch tanks have been fitted.
A battery master “Pull Off” red T knob has been added to the left
of the water temperature gauge.
A battery master decal marking the position of the BMS is on the
top of the dash.
Three Pirelli Ferrari Formula Classic (PFfC) roundels
are on the car, one on each door and one on the nose.
A “Pull for Off” label is adjacent to the ignition key.
A bad weather light switch has been added to the dash.
An “E” (for extinguisher) has been placed on the passenger
A hand held fire extinguisher is fitted in the sill below the
There are four yellow towing eyes, one on each corner of the
suspension each marked by ayellow arrow.