[TR] unknown bolts for adjustable rollbar

dorpaul dorpaul at bellsouth.net
Thu Mar 11 07:15:02 MST 2010

thanks Bill!
----- Original Message ----- 
From: <wbeech at flash.net>
To: "'Paul Dorsey'" <dorpaul at bellsouth.net>; <Triumphs at autox.team.net>
Sent: Tuesday, March 09, 2010 12:29 AM
Subject: RE: [TR] unknown bolts for adjustable rollbar

> Those are the anchor bolts for the straps that hold your gas tank, should 
> be
> two more like it in the trunk just on the gas tank side of the rear
> partition.
> I am no roll-bar expert, and hopefully someone will chime in here, but I
> should think that you would go all the way through to the frame to anchor 
> it
> securely.
> Bill
> Bill Beecher
> '58 TR-3A TS/30766 L (rolling restoration) www.triumphowners.com/1566
> "A Triumph is man's best friend, it always comes when it is called...of
> course, some times it is difficult to make it go"
> -----Original Message-----
> From: triumphs-bounces at autox.team.net
> [mailto:triumphs-bounces at autox.team.net] On Behalf Of Paul Dorsey
> Sent: Monday, March 08, 2010 7:06 PM
> To: Triumphs at autox.team.net
> Subject: [TR] unknown bolts for adjustable rollbar
> Long time, no see.
> I am installing an adjustable rollbar on my 60 TR3A.  'Adjustable' because 
> I
> don't really know where on the back shelf to position and mount it.  It's
> heavy (schedule 40) and narrow and by 'trial' mounting it thisway I'll be
> able to decide it's position and heighth.  I used 6 pieces of
> particle-board-shelves (cheap and heavy) with 3 of them under the feet of
> the rollbar and 3 immediatly on-top of the feet.  This seems to hold it
> steady (mind you, I've not driven this car...yet!).  Of course, I need to
> mount it to something.
>     On the rear of the shelf and almost in the boot, is of course, the gas
> tank.  On the front side of the tank are two brackets (pedestals) that 
> hold
> the tank up.  They are welded to the shelf, howesver, they also have a 
> bolt
> and welded nuts attached.  WHAT ARE THESE TWO BOLTS FOR?  They are 7/16"
> fine thread.  These might temporaily anchor my adjustable rollbar.
> Thanks, Paul Dorsey             60 TR3A
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