There is a small (about 4" long) metal backing plate that is screwed to the
back of the grab handle where you actually "grab" the handle. THIS PART IS
UNAVAILABLE, ANYWHERE. I searched long and hard for one when I re-assembled my
'4. Finally had to buy a parts car to get one! You may have to find a hoarder
of TR parts to get one.
I tried, unsuccessfully I might add, to fabricate the part out of aluminum..
BTW, the lower crash pad for the right side is supplied (I think) with the 3
stainless screws to fasten the plate.
There is a part number for a TR4... 611363... it's called a "Finisher, facia
crash pad". You might check a TR4A factory spare parts catalogue... the part
numbers are probably the same.
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org
> To: Dsforza
> Subject: TR4a Question
> Date: June 25, 1997 10:41 PM
> I am re-assembling the TR4A after 8 long years........... Even though I
> took careful notes
> and labeled parts, etc.... it will be a struggle to do correctly. Thus I am
> turning to the list
> for help. Question for today.............. On the TR4A, on the passenger
> side lower dash
> pad (the one with the grab handle). Is there a metal handle that the dash
> pad is screwed
> to and then the vinyl is cemented to, prior to bolting the pad to the dash?
> I cemented and
> bolted the left side, but the right hand side looks like it is missing the
> actual handle. Can
> anyone confirm this? If the handle is required, I'll look in my spares, but
> I may have to ask
> the list for assistance in finding one..
> Thanks for the help.
> Dave Herr
> 73 Stag
> 65 TR4A (under Construction)