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    General TR » Re: Photobucket

    While I've exported and save the threads as PDFs, thereby preserving them for my use, I would contribute to keep the threads alive for others. At a risk of overstatement, they're invaluable,...
  2. Thread: Rag top.

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    TR2/3/3A » Re: Rag top.

    Here are a couple of tutorials:

    https://www.britishcarforum.com/bcf/showthread.php?109923-Upholstery-!/page5&highlight=upholstery%3F%21
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    https://youtu.be/D1ktEyuXBKU
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    General TR » Re: British Heritage Certificate

    Geo, you're right about Piggott probably getting it backwards. Here's a quote from Frank A (angelfj1) that might help: "... Although final assembly of TR-2’s and 3’s took place at Canley, components...
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    General TR » Re: British Heritage Certificate

    According to Piggott’s “Original Triumph TR...” the EB number is the Standard-Triumph trimmed body number (and is relative to the Commission sequence number), the other is the Mulliner’s (Company)...
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    TR6 » Re: Need a frame for TR6

    Macy's Garage has a TR6 body shell primed and ready to go, for $17,500. Add the Ratco frame for $5500 and you're good to go! Well, almost.
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    TR6 » Re: Need a frame for TR6

    https://sites.google.com/site/tonyratco/
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    General TR » Re: Ethanol free gas

    This may help:

    https://www.pure-gas.org
  8. TR2/3/3A » Re: What weight transmission oil in a tr3 with OD?

    You're welcome. There are two columns on the page, one for Imperial measurements, and one for us. You just have to make sure you're reading the right one. I copied the info down and posted it on my...
  9. TR2/3/3A » Re: What weight transmission oil in a tr3 with OD?

    The specs page of the owners manual says a gearbox with OD takes 3.3 pints (52.8 ounces) or a little over a quart and a half. That's for a drain and refill. If dry, the amount is 4.2 pints/67.2...
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: Gas tanks...two different types?

    Macy's Garage website has a good photo showing three of the four variations:

    59719
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: Chassis paint color

    With Winchester Blue being a rare (1957 only) color and I knew the chassis was originally that color, that would be my choice!
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    TR6 » Re: Body Parts Source, Upper Midwest

    Macy's Garage in Ohio has a TR6 tub for sale:

    https://macysgarage.com/tr6%20tub.htm
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: Chassis paint color

    A white spot denoted the 4.1:1 ratio.
  14. TR2/3/3A » Re: rubber seal go towards the inside of the trunk

    See post number 6:

    https://www.britishcarforum.com/bcf/showthread.php?81055-TR-3A-Trunk-Rubber-Seal&highlight=trunk+rubber+seal
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: TR3 Bodywork and Repaint

    Thanks, Charley. That is something to consider if I decide to fix the holes permanently.

    Thanks, Charley. That is something to consider if I decide to fix the holes permanently. The body shop I...
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: TR3 Bodywork and Repaint

    True, but I took them off because I didn't like them! The buttons are vinyl and painted the same red as the body. To a large degree, they're invisible.

    Today, I visited a body shop in Topeka where...
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: TR3 Bodywork and Repaint

    I do have rubber plugs in the holes, painted with red vinyl paint. They're fairly invisible, but they're there.

    I'm not that concerned about the hood, it was more of a joke, but it would be nice...
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: TR3 Bodywork and Repaint

    Sniff! Gee, I think it looks pretty darn good at 10 feet! :sorrow:

    I am doing just as you say, driving it in spite of the dings and scrapes (and holes) and enjoying immensely. Driving a 62 year...
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: TR3 Bodywork and Repaint

    Thanks for the comments, Steve. I agree that bodywork (and body shops) are the "great unknown" when restoring our cars.

    With respect to the Macy's question, yes they did a drivetrain rebuild for...
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: TR3 Bodywork and Repaint

    Thanks, John, those answers are kinda what I expected. I appreciate the candor, particularly from someone who’s “been there, done that.”

    There’s a good body shop here in the KC area that’s done...
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: TR3 Bodywork and Repaint

    Thanks for the advice, Charley.

    I didn't do a good job of organizing my questions. With regards to the repairs, my main concern is the difficulty of welding the holes shut, etc., recognizing that...
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    TR2/3/3A » TR3 Bodywork and Repaint

    My TR3 was frame-off restored by the PO in 1986-87. He stripped bare the body, priming it with aircraft primer (he was an American Airlines mechanic) and then painted it with PPG Ditzler Duracryl...
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: Waking up a 1959 TR3A

    The every-two-weeks/twice-a-month billing works well. I had the drivetrain (motor/gearbox/OD/differential) rebuilt, along with other items, at Macy's Garage in Ohio. On the 1st and 15th, I'd get a...
  24. TR2/3/3A » Re: Recondition old wire wheels or buy new?

    When I got my new MWS wire wheels from Hendrix Wire Wheel last year, Allen said I would be fine with the 48 spokes, unless I plan to do some heavy duty racing. Wire wheels were the choice of racers...
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    TR4/4A » Re: MWS wire wheels

    Great minds think alike? Hah! :)

    +1 on buying new hubs.
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