TR5T Engine

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TR5T Engine

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Any TR5T Engines Available ?
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Hi, I think you will struggle with an original TR5T engine especially if you are in UK, but you could consider using any 500 unit Triumph engine, although a later one 68 onward would be better as they are stronger engines. Perhaps you could find a Daytona or T100c etc and use that, and you would then have the bonus of exhaust stubs which mean you can fit a different system if desired. All of the very last Triumph 500's including TR5T were push in exhausts, so you are limited to what systems are available.
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Not sure where your based, but just saw this on Ebay in the UK. £825, but clutch and primary are missing.

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Listing isn't anything to do with me.

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Thanks, I'm in Montana - USA and # was no good
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Thanks MM, too bad shipping to US would be expensive
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My good friend has this TR5T that the owner burnt down his garage with it inside, it supposedly had like 50 miles on it.
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Hmmmm <201 <201

guess the salvage wonn't take long.....

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Gear lever looks OK....

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Footpegs, Motor Mounts, Brake pedal, Chain guard, Rear Fender, and hoping to salvage the close ratio transmission
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I got a 1973 TR5T Project - Borrowed a Harley Sportster Hugger Seat To See How It Fit
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Glad you found what you were looking for :thumb

Did you manage to salvage anything from the fire damaged bike?
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still a afternoon of work to doon it........ :thumb
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I haven't salvaged any parts yet but will be using the kickstand and chainguard and grabbing footpegs for spares and the rear fender
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ARD Magneto: I was able to find an elusive NOS ARD Magneto
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lovely bike, lovely project :!:

evan if the "afternoon " will be a bit a longer....
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If that muffler is stock, then that is a 1973. The air boxes and mufflers are different between the 1973 and the 1974. The cylinder studs are tapered at the top to take the sleeve nuts. The rocker boxes and Cylinder head are bored out for this. This is only needed if you want to be able to removed the head with the motor in the frame. As noted the later 500 had the push in and not the slip over head/exhausts. The inner transmission cover is also different, they moved the dip stick hole. Speedo and tach are hybrid units, Japanese instruments, Smiths drives and special cables, I would just go with B25 units.
The gearbox is ratio is special to these. Triumph had many 500 ratios and all will fit if you use matching gears. The t100c had different ratios for the East and West coast in the USA, Then you have the T100r and then again you had Close and wide ratios available. The TR5T is different then any of these. Get a couple of parts books and you can see the different gears. You can use the 1971 B25 or T25T and B50 gas tanks, The BSA is slightly different from the Triumph. Alloy or Steel tanks will fit, watch out for the MX tank, it has a small capacity. Most of the wheel/frame stuff is 1971 single stuff. I do not know if I would use the Stock gears, A fire hot enough to burn aluminum will effect the heat treat.
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