In a message dated 4/8/2012 1:39:49 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time,
Sounds like you're taking this much better than I would have.
I think you can count on the fact that all Tiger 1A's and later used the
inside door bolster from the GT i.e. the larger 1/4 glass base that
into the bolster, but early Tiger 1's, and I don't have a VIN cutoff point,
got a 'rationalized' GT interior that used the Alpine ST inner door panels
soft top equipment), but got full carpeting, veneer instrument panel and
I pulled all my late Tiger Mark 1 sales folders for the US and home market
1965 introduction) and they all show the ST door panels, but carpeting and
I then went to November 1964 road tests of the Tiger from R&T and
two different cars and presumably actually each photographed around July
and they used ST doors, too.
Jim, it's a case, as any concours or TAC inspector will tell you, that each
time you look at one of our cars at a United or auto show, you're bound to
Maybe Dale A., Paul R., Norm(do you really need an initial?), Larry A. or
M. has a better feel for where the VIN split for the Mark 1 is.