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    TR2/3/3A » Re: Windshield difficulties

    I would suggest ordering the kit with the 2 brackets and screws and you will see how short the screws are and how small the bracket is and the shape. I would keep juicing them up and try some of the...
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: Finally- the color coat!

    Looking GOOD!

    steve
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    TR2/3/3A » wood next to the door on a tr3

    I never could figure out what and why that strip or piece of paper/wood was used for next to the door on a tr3. I first thought it was a nailing strip, but why a nailer--- most all the other vinyl...
  4. Thread: back seat bracket

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    TR2/3/3A » Re: back seat bracket

    I struggled with how to do it; I cut some foam but decided to glue right onto the medal. It is far from perfect and I pulled it up and glued it 3 times. After getting sooo much glue on the seam and...
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: back seat bracket

    I got the back seat in anyway. The hole that is by that tentative bracket I suggest is also the center for the trim.
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: door seal windlace

    Thanks Frank I will use some; over the Years I have heard of MEK . Well yeh I can see a good application for the brush on glue also, I use it on the vinyl pieces that get wrapped around. The brush on...
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: Rear fender stays: black or body color?

    Mine are black but I am changing them to blue, Marv!
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: Another Differential Question

    Great looking tool Sarastro—I will remember that one.
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: door seal windlace

    Well that sounds like what I have planned also David. I can see the image; it is not too difficult. This time I will use some staples myself also because the last time the glue gave out after a...
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: door seal windlace

    Thanks John that is kinda where I am at, I cut some out of the same stuff I made the door panels with, which is a heavy card board pressed paper wood something. The original stuff at the door edge is...
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    TR2/3/3A » door seal windlace

    I was wondering if this car belongs to one of the forum guys. I ask because I wanted to know what the stuff the windlace is held on to, the black backer board.
  12. Thread: back seat bracket

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    TR2/3/3A » Re: back seat bracket

    My guess is a bracket that looks a lot like the other back seat brackets on the tub but was screwed onto the seat first then when the seat was slide back a screw was put into the tub to hold the seat...
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: back seat bracket

    I hear Tropic6 I have those holes also, and I have a hard top hooked up with all the fittings on another car. This indent is dead center and has a recess for something to slide back into right at...
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    TR5/TR250 » Re: TR250 question (Not asking for a friend)

    Long shot here, but could have the battery itself internally shorted and broke contact inside causing totally failure.
  15. TR2/3/3A » Re: Can someone confirm size and thread count on fuel line tube nuts (brass fittings)

    Nice fix for that problem. I do have an original, but I could never get it off the line. Here is a picture of what I am 99.9% sure is original
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: Car show

    Yeh everybody loves them and has a story. Nice clean looking car Steve; a good example. My belief is the value will go up at least for a few more years. I hear the Ford model A and T have gone way...
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: Windscreen galss replacement

    Not only the glass comes in different thickness so do the rubber glazing strips; it depends on the vender. If the glass is stock, it is very think and you will probably need to go to a glass shop to...
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: About to strat a full restoration TR2 / TR3 ?

    The early seats had square corners and the later had round. Your car probably had square. Over the years I found that putting some re-enforcement on the tracks made the seats hold up better
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: Engine plate question

    Yes I believe they are flat also. There is a spot where the timing chain tensioner rides and in that area a grove is often cut. The fix is what you did with the holes in that you fill it in and grind...
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: back seat bracket

    Yeh I have had a few tr3s myself and none of them had a bracket. I did have the seat keep sliding out of those slots one on and drilled a couple of holes on the very lip of the back side of the seat...
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    TR2/3/3A » back seat bracket

    I noticed something I had not been aware of in that there was some kind of bracket used to hold the top part of the back seat in place; the bracket looks simple like perhaps a J shaped hook to...
  22. Thread: Liner spigot fit?

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    TR2/3/3A » Re: Liner spigot fit?

    I have always been impressed how tight they fit into the block. Plus it is a difficult place to use something like WD40 because they used something to seal down there. My understanding is they used a...
  23. Thread: Rag top.

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    TR2/3/3A » Re: Rag top.

    Heck you live California, so maybe you will not the need the side curtains much; it is pouring here. I have an original back seat with a deep pattern but my seats and wheel wells are not as deeply...
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: Rag top.

    Top looks like all the ones I have done. I like your seats and white piping. The project I am doing now has the white piping. The white piping sets your car off well plus the deep pattern in the...
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    TR2/3/3A » Re: TR3 Overdrive filter drain plug

    The O ring did the trick for me on the plug, but I have not been able to seal those selector shafts very good over the years. What did you use Graham or where did you get them?
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