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    General TR » Re: British Heritage Certificate

    The last certificate I bought surprised me by having the name of the ship aboard which my car was shipped to the USA, as well as the date. I was able to go online, look up the shipping company, and...
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: Wood dash & center console examples

    I looked at the CGI center dash wood a while ago, but if memory serves, it might be cut to slip right over the gauges and their rims, without having to remove them all. Might still have to fiddle...
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: Wood dash & center console examples

    Here's a photo of a wood dash that I took 25 or 30 years ago at a show. Nice, straight grain wood, and not over-the-top ornate the way so many wood dashes are. Very understated and Morgan-like.
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: Reproduction TR3A Grille

    Or, another alternative to the flat-bar stock grille is:

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/153612958204?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1555.l2649
  5. For Sale TR2 TR3 TR3A TR3B Used Left Front Fenders (Wings), Need Work, $100 each

    TR2 TR3 TR3A TR3B Used Left Front Fender (Wing), Needs Work, $100
    Original left front fender for the TR2 through TR3B cars. Needs work, as shown in photos. Send message if you would like more...
  6. For Sale TR3A TR3B Pair new seat bottom springs, New Roadster Factory, Improved Design. $400

    TR3A, TR3B Pair new seat bottom springs, New Roadster Factory PN 555439 Improved “fine coil” design $400.
    Two new Roadster Factory seat bottom spring assemblies for TR3A and TR3B cars. Very...
  7. For Sale TR2 TR3 TR3A TR3B Unrestored Hardtop with Window, New Hardware kit and Seals $1500

    TR2 and TR3 Unrestored Hardtop with Window, New Hardware kit and Seals for sale $1500
    This is an unrestored original Triumph steel hardtop with drip rails, rear window, Roadster Factory seal kits,...
  8. For Sale Morgan Folding Windshield Posts, Original 1960s-70s “Small Quadrant” Style, $600

    Morgan Folding Windshield Posts, Original 1960s-70s “Small Quadrant” Style, Excellent Chrome $600
    This is a very, very rare original pair of accessory folding windshield posts for the 1960s-1970s...
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: Reproduction TR3A Grille

    +1 on the Tridon thermostat mentioned above. The 170 degree unit works well for me also. Ordered mine from an outfit called "Sparesbox" in Australia, and had it by airmail in a few days. Why don't...
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: little rubber plugs

    Chect the Roadster FActory also
  11. TR2/3/3A » Re: What's wrong at The Roadster Factory?

    The blue wire condensers ARE uprated ones, sourced from the USA. So there should be no worries about that particular part.
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: Reproduction TR3A Grille

    You might also try looking for an original AMCO aftermarket "Vista Grille", which has a reputation for flowing air well because of having round tubes that are spaced well apart from each other. The...
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: Chassis paint color

    Black is boring. If you have a chassis that's known to have been another color, why not go original? At a show, just have a copy of the Judging Standards to wave at the judges when the time comes. ...
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: Yellow wire uprated condensor

    The blue wire ones are a high-quality product, sourced from New England. You got the right one. I have them in three cars, with 100% reliability.
  15. TR2/3/3A » Re: Original Dunlop 5.50X15 Bias Ply Tire Data

    My TR3A (built May, 1960 but registered as a '61) is listed on its BMIHT "birth certificate" as having been shipped with 5.90 x 15 whitewall tires. No indication of manufacturer. That size,...
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    TR4/4A » Re: What to do?

    I figure that the best thing to do is to have one decent TR for each (anticipated) remaining decade of one's life: Drive one car for 10 years and wear it out, then sell it to somebody. Drive the...
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    TR4/4A » Re: What to do?

    Your car's presentation on BAT is great, and the car itself looks like a good buy. The driving video on the dirt road is the best part - shows how sports cars are meant to be used! Stream crossings...
  18. TR2/3/3A » Re: drilling out shifting tower for a dip stick

    Or...if you have a TR2 or TR3 gearbox, you could simply purchase a transmission cover with the hole already drilled in it, and transfer over any shifter mechanism parts you need to in order to...
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: TR-3A gauge layout

    Small gauges: For a left-hand drive US car, facing the gauges: Oil pressure @ upper left, Temperature @ bottom left, Fuel gauge @ upper right, Ammeter @ bottom right.
    Big gauges: TR3 has speedo...
  20. TR2/3/3A » Re: Manganese Bronze Valve Guide Clearance

    And carefully measure the bronze guide after they've been inserted and reamed. Despite the clearance specs that you hand over to the machine shop owner, the guy doing the actual work may not know or...
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    TR4/4A » Re: Rust bucket, save, sell, or part out

    Or...(I'm aware that this is heresy) get the car running and street legal with your spare parts to use as a daily-driver without worrying about scratching it. There are lots of restored cars out...
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    TR4/4A » Re: Miata Battery

    AGM batteries, IIRC, are more touchy than lead-acid when it comes to charging or jumping them. The traditional filling-station "quick charge" at a high rate is a no-no. Would suggest going over to...
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: Chassis paint questions

    Another thing to consider is the color of the chassis paint that you'll be using.. Did you see evidence of a non-black color on your frame?

    While black is always a safe choice, many of the early...
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    General TR » Re: Dumbest DPO

    Coat hangers for the rear exhaust pipe of a TR2 or TR3, if installed in a nice tight figure-8 configuration, are superior to the fragile rubber strap ones that Standard-Triumph installed. Just as...
  25. General TR » Re: Timely memory of a time capsule left in my 3A

    My 1958 was also shipped new to Hawaii, and then returned stateside to Southern California (probably in the 1960s, by a member of the armed forces). Very tropical colour scheme, though: pale yellow...
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