FYI, TS21130L had no door handles, no boot handle, 5 rear lights, early (no
Dzus) side curtains.
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> Dave, my recollection is that late TR3 doors may have had the
> handles, as the factory prepped for the TR3A switch, and I also
> recall mention of some sort of "GT" kit for the TR3 that included
> exterior handles.
> My 57 TR3 (TS15098L) has wooden-framed doors with no holes. I am not
> certain they are original - anything could have happened over the
> years - but they fit quite nicely so I assume they are not from a
> much later car.
> What number is your TR3? Late cars, near TS22xxx, are probably
> fairly likely to have had some 3A parts on them.
> Hope this helps.
> At 8:02 AM -0400 9/19/05, Dave1massey@cs.com wrote:
> >Folks, what is the difference between TR3 doors and TR3A doors.
> >The reason I am asking is because I am starting a tear down of my 57 TR3 and
> >I found that I have TR3A doors with the hole for the outside handle bondo'd
> >over. I knew I had the wrong latches (or at lease was missing the protruding
> >bits for the release cable attachment) but I come to find out that
> >they are the
> >wrong latches altogether. And now I find they are the wrong doors.
> >BTW, the guy who "restored" this car is notorious for taking shortcuts. I
> >knew that going in but figured I at least had solid sheetmetal. And I do.
> >These doors are VERY clean.
> >Thanks in advance
> >Dave Massey
> >57 TR3
> >71 TR6
> >80 TR8