This Triumph TR4A was built and raced by Jack Wheeler in SCCA beginning in the early 1970s and is the car in which he won the SCCA Runoffs in 1990.  After an incident in the 1993 Runoffs, Jack rebuilt it with a frame, front clip and cage and continued to race it in SCCA until I bought it from him in 1998. I made only the changes necessary to make it eligible for vintage racing and have been racing it in vintage events for the past 13 years.  The car is extremely well sorted and is equipped as you would expect from a top level vintage eligible TR4A.

The car currently meets SVRA specs, which typically allows a car to run with all the  sanctioning bodies in the east. It has all steel panels and weighed in at about 1950 pounds. It has been campaigned with SVRA, VDCA and SCCA vintage, and has always been accepted with no issues.  Log books, photos and videos and historical data are included.


  • Very well sorted, excellent handling chassis
  • Koni adjustable front shocks, Armstrong lever shocks in rear
  • 1 1/8 front sway bar, splined drop arms, heim joints to front suspension
  • Uprated front spindles with solid spacers for setting wheel bearing float
  • Solid steering rack mount
  • Onboard Halon fire system, dashboard activated
  • Mechanical tachometer with telltale
  • Gauges – dual oil pressure, water temp, water pressure, fuel pressure, water temp, oil temp
  • SCCA style roll cage with door intrusion bars, etc.
  • Kirkey racing seat
  • Corvair rear axle modification
  • Welded diff
  • FuelSafe fuel cell, bladder and foam new in 2007
  • ½ inch diameter wheel lugs
  • Panasport wheels, 15X6
  • Tires – Hoosier Speedsters – 205X60R15
  • G-Sport 5 point harness, valid through end of 2016
  • Race steering wheel on quick release hub


  • Engine time – 2 race weekends, @ 4 hours of track time
  • Triumph TR4 block
  • Stock crank
  • Carillo rods
  • 87mm Venolia pistons, Total Seal rings
  • Rick Cline cam
  • Roller rockers
  • Tilton aluminum flywheel
  • Tilton dual disk racing clutch
  • Gear reduction starter
  • Race prepared SU carburetors and velocity stacks
  • Dual Holley Red electric fuel pumps with fuel pressure regulator and selector switch
  • Honda electronic distributor modified for TR4
  • Alternator
  • Remote Canton Mecca oil filter
  • Oil Cooler
  • Oversized aluminum radiator with electric fan
  • Stahl header
  • 2 1/2 inch straight through exhaust


  • Triumph close ratio 4 speed gearbox
  • Tilton dual disk racing clutch
  • Scattershield


  • .070 dual master cylinders, TR6 brake system
  • Carbotech pads and shoes

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