I have a 1960 TR 3. Its running temperature is 180 or slightly higher. In traffic it begins to head to 230. What is the normal running temperature ?

Asked by Aug 05, 2015 at 11:38 AM about the 1957 Triumph TR3

Question type: General

I have a 1960 TR 3. ITs running temperature is 180 or slightly higher. In traffic it begins to
head toward 230. What is the normal running temperature for this model and age. I just
had the radiator replaced.

1 Answer

23,215

ok- nice car- first, don't overheat the engine- these brits were never made for traffic jams in American heat- I know, I had a Hillman Minx, an Austin Healey 3000, and an MG TD back in the day- those were the days before electric radiator fans- you are lucky! we have them now-

Your Answer

Triumph TR3 Experts

  • #1
    chassy
    Reputation
    60
  • #2
    TopShadeTree
    Reputation
    40
  • #3
    tennisshoes
    Reputation
    10
View All

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.