[TR] TR4A Hood Sticks Cover
paulwillou at socal.rr.com
Sat Mar 6 16:14:11 MST 2010
My 64 TR4 has the tan hood sticks. That original color looks fine with my
black lined white top. I did a quick check of the list archives for a spray
can color but couldn't find one. A couple old posts list the color as
Sandalwood beige. I say paint them tan.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Ben Zwissler" <bjzwissler at gmail.com>
To: <triumphs at autox.team.net>
Sent: Saturday, March 06, 2010 12:58 PM
Subject: [TR] TR4A Hood Sticks Cover
> I'm preparing to install a new convertible top on my TR4A, and I need to
> paint the hood sticks and front and rear metal strips. My car was
> originally white with a red interior and I'm redoing it the same with a
> white top. It looks the hood sticks were originally a tan color - not the
> white body color. Were all car's hood sticks tan regardless of body or
> top color?
> I'm about to order a Robbins top from TRF, but don't have it yet. I
> believe the Robbins top will have a black interior lining - can anyone
> confirm that? My inclination is to paint the hood sticks the original tan
> color, but my wife says if the inside of the top is black that won't look
> right. Her opinion is that I should paint them black if the inside of the
> top is black. I'm looking for other suggestions and opinions.
> Thanks, Ben......
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