I lost track of this thread, but the 13" figure must be for a later car. On
the TR2/3, the brackets are welded to the sides of the battery box, which
places them about 14" apart.
59 TR3A daily driver
On Wednesday, September 13, 2000 6:03 AM, Chris De Wet
> Sherman , et al
> The battery tray on TS 10795 ( '56 TR 3 ) was already restored / rebuild by
> the DPO when I got it . Unfortunately he " forgot " to fit any battery hold
> down brackets on the sides .
> It seems easy enough to make these brackets from metal and weld them to the
> sides . ( Unfortunately prices for the correct items from the normal parts
> suppliers are beyond my reach at this stage ) .
> So , will any kind soul please forward some dimensions to me . I now know
> that they must be 13 inches apart , but how far from the top etc. Naturally
> a paper template of the brackets would make things much easier :-)