[TR] Internal Bonnet Release System for TR3/A/B?
don.hiscock at gmail.com
Mon Dec 24 08:37:20 MST 2012
The original inspiration of the key fob Dzus tools I spoke ofearlier was a guy
who had an inch and a half of 1/4-inch bar stock filed on one end to fit
the Dzus and drilled on the other end to fit on a keyring. Not fancy, but
A guy who's been around TRs for a while took it to another level some years
ago with a small run of cast aluminum keyfob tools in the shape of a
stylized TR3 where an extension to the rear wing/overrider became the
carriage key. There was a version that opened like a penknife, too. They
were pretty cool little items, and there are probably a few unfinished
blanks left over. The market really isn't there to invest in tooling or
support pricing that justifies the handwork. So the few that may still be
kicking around are probably it for now.
As a practical solution, Karl, you might want to whittle one out of bar
stock or use the Swiss Army solution proposed by Randall.
On Sun, Dec 23, 2012 at 12:12 PM, Randall <TR3driver at ca.rr.com> wrote:
> > Don I'd sure like to have one of those Dzus key fobs as I'm
> > constantly misplacing my T handle. Any idea on who made them
> > or where I could get one?
> The screwdriver blade of a 'Tinker' model swiss army knife actually works
> pretty good, as long as the buttons aren't too stiff.
> I also keep a collection of T handles scattered around, one in each door
> pocket plus one on the bench near where I park the car and another in the
> tool box.
> -- Randall
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