We made the official start yesterday and are now ploughing on through Europe, currently stopped at a campsite in Romania.
You can track us now – track.mongoltriumph.com
And because writing blog posts is hard, and facebook is easy, check out our page for all the updates! – facebook.com\mongoltriumph
Wish us luck!
First and foremost, now seems like a good time to say thanks to everyone who helped and supported us throughout this project. In particular, Mike’s uncle Brian without whom this rebuild would not have happened. But also to everyone else who gave their advice and time.
Continue reading We’re ready now…
It’s been a while since we posted anything, and with our leave date (July 13th) fast approaching it’s time we had a little catch up.
I’ll try my best to make this brief…
Continue reading A long overdue update…
I mentioned in the About Us section that my Grandad once had a Herald he managed to put on it’s roof, I though’t I’d share some pictures I have here.
Continue reading Grandad’s Herald
Before Christmas we started work on the roof, this continued on New Years Eve as planned…
Continue reading Raising the Roof #2
One big job we have known about since day one is the roof, we bought the car with the C pillars chopped off at half their height and some questionable replacement C pillars included.
Continue reading Raising the Roof!
The car stayed dormant in my garage for the rest of 2016, but at the start of this year we made a big list of parts to order, and made a start. The first task was to take the body off, so just the chassis and bulkhead could be taken to my uncle’s house, where the rest of the restoration work would take place. This happened mid January.
The body came off with ease and was left in the garage until the chassis work was completed:
Continue reading The Restoration Begins
Welcome to our website/blog!
We are Mike and David, and we are currently undertaking the restoration of a Triumph Herald 1200 Estate to complete the Mongol Rally in next Summer!
Continue reading How it all started…