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March 8, 2017, 5:42pm Report to Moderator

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hi,

Just an idle though ... would it contravene any Law of Nature, to remove the body from a Triumph Mayflower?

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March 8, 2017, 6:50pm Report to Moderator

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I have seen several modified Mayflower saloons with alternative engines and interiors.  I have read that the chassis and suspension formed the basis for the TR2.

What is your aim?

Spoiling a good body would be a shame.


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I was under the impression that the Mayflower was unitary construction and had no chassis. Please correct me if I am wrong which has been known many many times  


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Quoted from John Bonnett
I was under the impression that the Mayflower was unitary construction and had no chassis. Please correct me if I am wrong which has been known many many times  


You are correct John - Just looked at a Motor Trader service supplement I have it clearly says the car had an integral chassis.



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March 8, 2017, 8:33pm Report to Moderator

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Here is the front page that describes the body.



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How about dropping a TR motor (4 cylinder) and making an early 'Vitesse' type car.
Plus appropriate other mods to make it safe.
Probably been done already but would be fun.

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