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Re: TR3 Side Curtains

To: Brad Kahler <>
Subject: Re: TR3 Side Curtains
From: George Richardson <>
Date: Mon, 26 Oct 1998 17:58:52 -0800
Cc: triumphs@Autox.Team.Net
Organization: Merlin Group Inc.
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These sound like they're the infamous J.C. Whitney replacement side
curtains, slightly modified by adding the aluminum sheet metal to
replace the original bottom part.

I was under the impression that all of the side curtain frames had been
made of steel.

Brad Kahler wrote:
> With each of the TR3's that I recently picked up there was a set of side
> curtains.
> One set is made out of steel and is very badly corroded.  This pair used the
> Dzus style of fasteners.
> The set that came with the most recent car has frames that are made out of
> aluminum.  Has the slide type windows and uses the earlier style of
> mounting with the thumb screw on the side.  Also this set of side curtains
> has an aluminum sheet metal lower portion that would normally have had
> the zippered opening to open the door from the inside.  I'm assuming that
> someone added this at a later date.  Was this second set producted by
> triumph or is it some kind of after market model?
> Brad  (Lincoln Nebraska 402-464-1502)
> 1964  Spitfire4           BFC25720L
> 1961 TR4                   CT288L (OD)
> 1966 TR4A                (Parts Car)
> 1959 TR3A  (2)          (Two to make one?)
> 1951 Dodge Truck    82217766  B-3-B-108

George Richardson
The Wyvern - '57 TR3, TS15559L - Now on the road!

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