Custom Triumph TR7

Absolutely stunning car! 1980 Triumph TR7 body, with a 231 Buick V6, 5-Speed Chevy Transmission, Chevy rear end, MKIII Body Kit, custom body, custom paint.

All body work was done professionally by Black River Customs, a high-end classic and custom car builder in Northern Michigan. The body was rock-solid, fully stripped, mounted to a rotisserie, soda-blasted and primed. Every flaw smoothed, welded, molded very professionally. The body kit was purchased in England and imported to fit this specific car. The kit was installed and then customized. Many months were spent perfecting this amazing car body. Every nut, bolt, spring, and washer are brand new. Most imported from England specifically for this car. No expense was spared. This bright yellow body is perfect, straight, and flawless in every way… with one minor exception. I put a small spec in the paint on one headlight bucket (see pictures), you probably wouldn’t see it if I didn’t show you.

The full under-side of the car was sprayed with bed-liner while on the rotisserie, as well as the inside of the trunk

The suspension includes new up-rated performance springs, new shocks, rebuilt brake calipers, new rotors, pads, new brake lines, etc. The steering rack is brand new from England, and all the suspension bushings are new. All suspension parts are up-rated for mild performance. The wheels and tires, including extra wheels are included with this sale, however they are nothing special. I intended to purchase some kind of wire wheels.

The engine has very few hours since full professional build. Includes mild cam and a Holly 600 cfm carb. New headers, custom designed for this engine/body configuration. New water pump, new gaskets, new wires, etc. A mild performance clutch was installed. I have a rebuilt, high capacity radiator and a performance fan.

The headlight motors are rebuilt with new parts from England, I have custom stainless covers for the rockers, the car body was customized to accept the custom chrome gas cap, new gas tank with new stainless and rubber mounts and new bolts.

The intention of this build is a comfortable, dependable, enjoyable car to drive. It was not built for high performance, but many performance parts are used. The bright yellow catches attention from everyone who has seen it. The paint is a multi-layer paint with a white base, transparent yellow, and clear-coat. Paint codes or custom mixed paint are available upon request.




I've invested thousands into this project.  This car is better built than new - significatly.  However, I'm forced by the changing economy and a more mobile lifestyle to sell the car before completion.  The parts from England total between four and six thousand dollars.  The driveline is worth more than I want to think about.  The paint and body work was almost six thousand with a deep discount.  There are still hundreds of dollars of new parts in boxes with the car.

I'm asking $8,500.00 for everything.  I sincerely want to see it go to someone who will love and enjoy this vehicle.  The price is dramatically below the investment.  

You will be impressed when you see this bright yellow car.  There isn't another one like it in the world.  There will never be another.

I'm not seeking to trade for anything, but let me know what you have, I might consider it.


One last thought - I have three clear titles.  1975, 1976, and 1979, each with VIN plates to match.  I'm not clear which one the best match to the car body.  But, you have the freedom to title it any way you want.


Thanks for looking.