[Healeys] top frames

Per Schoerner per at schoerner.se
Thu Dec 31 04:29:20 MST 2015

Ira, Derek
As far as I know that early frame fits in the same holes as the hard top.
The later frame fits in holes in the shelf above the wheel arch. These 
holes are a bit larger than the hard top holes.
As Derek mention there is an even earlier frame that is fixed on the car 
in two short rails.


Den 2015-12-31 kl. 09:21, skrev Derek Job:
> The frame on the left is from a BN4, they were introduced when the older
> frame that was attached to the car was replaced. The frame on the right
> is the Abingdon style used on late 100-Sixes and 3000s. They are not
> interchangeable as the diameter of the legs is not the same. The newer
> style has thicker legs so you might have to widen the hole unless it
> slots directly into the tonneau bar hole. Strange that you have a 3000
> but with an early frame. Normally you might  see early Longbridge cars
> that have been restored with the later frames. Somebody must have
> modified your 3000 to get the early frame to fit.
> Derek
> On Thu, Dec 31, 2015 at 3:22 AM, i erbs <eyera3000 at gmail.com
> <mailto:eyera3000 at gmail.com>> wrote:
>     Are theses frames interchangeable?
>     MY car had the frame with the bent legs, but I just got one with
>     straight legs. I can't locate my bent leg frame. So, can I use the
>     straight one? I am fitting a new, but already complete top I bought.
>     Thanks, Happy New Years to all.

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