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