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Re: [TR] TR3 Budget Lock

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Subject: Re: [TR] TR3 Budget Lock
From: "dave n" <>
Date: Wed, 29 Jul 2015 21:23:57 -0500
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+1 on that

-----Original Message----- 
From: Michael Marr
Sent: Wednesday, July 29, 2015 5:20 PM
Subject: Re: [TR] TR3 Budget Lock

My spare tyre compartment will hold a 48 spoker with an OEM bias ply tyre, 
which I think is a 5.50, if I remember correctly.  It's a while since I 
looked at it, but I seem to remember it fits best with the knock off taper 
seat oriented downwards.


Michael Marr
Albion Technical Services
Mobile:  630-202-0065

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> On Jul 29, 2015, at 4:04 PM, "" <> 
> wrote:
> Budget lock????  All right.  I confess, I put the rear tire well lid on 
> with pretty new toilet seat escutcheons about 13 years ago and haven't 
> opened it since.  Now I can't remember the fastener used.  Looks like a 
> duzi.  Used a long-handled flathead, and found it's a simple lever.  Guess 
> that's why it's a budget lock.
> Sourced a old style 48 spoke wheel, restored it, tubed it, and planted a 
> nice narrow tire on it.  Alas, the opening is too narrow to accommodate 
> the spline/hub.
> Are old steel wheels the only option to carry a spare?  Anyone every put 
> the spare on the trunk with some ad hoc but cool looking assembly?
> Terry Smith, '59 TR3A
> New Hampshire
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