F.A.Q. About My 1959 TR 3

While my car was posted on ebay I responded to several questions, perhaps some of these might be on your mind as well:

Q: Why are there no pics of front of car ? damage?
A: No damage to the front. Pictures of the front are on this link: http://fantasypuppettheater.com/forsale.html

Q: I had '60 TR3A in college and would consider immediate purchase if the price is reasonable. Do you have it for sale locally, if so, what are you asking? What is your buy now price? Also, would it be capable of making the trip from NJ to TX? Thanks, Martin
A: It is located in New Jersey. As far as driving it to Texas, I would not be able to answer that. It would depend on your driving style and driving conditions, coupled with your mechanical abilities. I have driven the car on Route 80 for a round trip of 150 miles with no problems. Parts are readily available from places like Moss Motors http://www.mossmotors.com/ but even with Fedex you might not be guaranteed of overnight delivery. I imagine that the drive would be an adventure.

Q: Tell the guy who asked about the Honda V-tec replacement to make sure the engine spins the right way. Otherwise he will have one speed forward and four speeds in reverse.
A: Thanks, consider him told. :)

Q: In order to ship it I had to know the length and width of the car, please mail me this information. Thanks: Bill
A: Wheelbase: 88" Overall Length: 151" Track: Front: 45" Rear: 45.5" Brakes: Front: 11" discs Rear: 9" x 1 3/4" drums 10" x 2 1/4" from Oct '56 Tire Size: 5.50 x 15 Wheel Size: 4.5 x 15 Weight: 1,988 lbs. Hope this helps.

Q: Can Iput a Honda vtec engine in it gb
A: When I was in H.S. (‘66) people were putting V6 engines in these; so I guess you could put a Honda engine in it. Might be pretty cool!

Q: May I see some other pictures Thanks Paolo
A: More pictures are on this link: http://www.fantasypuppettheater.com/Atr3rack.jpg

Q: Any rust issues?
A: A rust issue under the passenger seat was professionally and successfully repaired. Aside from minor road chips on the front fender perhaps three 1/8"- 1/4" in diameter chips due to debris hitting the paint, the frame is solid.

Q: Is it available for inspection.
A: Yes.

Q: Does it have any racing history?
A: No.

Q: Is it an oil burner?
A: No.

Q: Smoker ?
A: No.

Q: What, if any, of the original tools do you have (jack, spanners, screw drivers, crank)?
A: Crank.


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