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This is my 1957 TR3 -
Sold September 9, 2005 to Dennis Wilson of  Washington, MO
Commission number TS21086L
Build Date August 21, 1957
Purchased Jan 5, 1996 from Ray McLeod Ph.D. , College Station Texas
 Warren L. Wolf - May 10, 1980 Fort Worth, TX  sold to Ray McLeod Ph.D. 
Colors when built/now:
Exterior: Black / now Old English White
Interior: Black Leather / now Black vinyl
Hood (top): White / now Black
 
Options:
  • Disc Wheels
  • Heater
  • Adjustable Steering Column
  • Occasional Rear Seat
  • 5.50-15 Michelin Tyres
 
So far I have done the following to the TR3
  • new Michelin radial tyres
  • new carpet and insulation
  • rebuild brake & clutch master cylinders
  • rebuild and recover seats
  • new chrome overiders
  • re-chrome front bumper
  • new sidecurtain brackets and grab handle
  • new top and hood stick cover
  • NOS Virginia state and local license plates
  • re-core heater and new heater motor - thanks Carl Musson
  • new radiator hoses
  • realign radiator so I can use hand-crank
  • rebuild speedometer
  • new speedometer, choke, & tach cables
  • replace original transmission with TR2 overdrive rebuilt by Dean Tetterton
  • new clutch
  • resurface flywheel
  • extend exhaust pipe to keep schmutz off paint
  • rebuild headlights
  • paint exterior MG color "Old English" white by Doyle Shaw
  • rebuild front suspension
  • new battery - June 2001
  • new rear heavy duty lever shocks installed - May 2001
  • Dayton chrome wire wheels replaced disc wheels -  May 2001
  • right rear fender repainted by Jeff Dewey (leaf blower attacked fender)
  • new Everflex  tonneau cover purchased at TRF Summer Party Aug 2001
  • After accident repair by Jeff Dewey December - March 2002
  • new rebuilt distributor April 2002
  • New front bumper May 2002
  • Petronix ignition installed March 2003
  • rebuild brake master cylinder March 2003
  • LR lever shock replaced under warranty (thanks Apple Hydraulics) Oct 2003
  • New control head - November 2003