the herald

Name: Sally

Car: Triumph Herald 13/60 Convertible
Colour: White

Events Completed:
2008 Round Britain Reliability Run (2000 miles, 48 hours)
2009 Ten Countries Run (2600 miles, 4 days)
Bedford Car Club Autosolos
Club Triumph Autotests

Top speed: unknown
0 – 60: unknown

Engine: Mazda B 6 ZE – 1.6lt, DOHC 16v
Capacity: 1598 cc
Max power: 115 bhp (but now no power steering or catalytic converter and has a high-flow K&N)
Max torque: 100 lb/f
Transmission: 5 speed Mazda

Front Suspension: double wishbone with coil springs and telescopic dampers
Rear Suspension: independent with swing axles controlled by radius arms. Transverse leaf spring and telescopic dampers
Steering: Rack and pinion

Front Brakes: 9 in discs
Rear Brakes: 7 x 1.25 drum

Length: 12ft 9in
Width: 5ft 0in
Height: 4ft 4in

Modifications;
Mazda MX5 engine
Mazda MX5 gearbox
Maxda MX5 heated seats
Mazda MX5 instruments
Mazda MX5 sun-visors
K&N high-flow air filter
Hyundai Accent radiator
Battery boot relocation
Lotus Elan front disc brakes
500lb 1″ lower front springs
1″ rear lowering block
2″ straight-through exhaust
Ford Group B spec wheels studs
Dolomite Sprint alloy wheels
15mm wheel spacers all round
Fiberglass bonnet (work in progress)
Jaguar spot lamp (as a reverse light)
American spec. rear lenses
Extensive wiring upgrades
Lots of relays – main beam, dipped beam, horns, left seat, right seat, driving lamps (when fitted)
Mohair hood with zip-out rear window
Vitesse fuel tank
DAB radio

Future Plans;
Coolant system re-route
Megasquirt PnP
Turbo
Some chassis work
Maybe finish the bonnet
Possibly paint

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *