[TR] TR2/3 Badge fastening

Chris Simo ccsimonsen at gmail.com
Mon Jan 21 18:18:52 MST 2013

My tr2 had the Triumph badge on the back.  Though not original for it, I
intended to keep it until i realized it was off center by about an inch.

I've had people ask me if i dechromed it...
On Jan 21, 2013 7:06 PM, "Randall" <TR3driver at ca.rr.com> wrote:

> > Wondering what techniques listers have used to fasten the badges (&
> > letters) to the front clip and rear deck (TR2).
> I believe a TR2 should have only the badge, no letters.  Late TR3s did
> sometimes have the Triumph script in the rear, but mine doesn't.
> > Anyone use anything else?
> I'm not quite sure where they came from, but I used spring nuts that have a
> hex formed into them, so they can be tightened with a nut driver.  Similar
> to these
> http://goo.gl/LCKNb
> To use what appear to be the factory type flat spring nuts, I think you
> should support the badge in some fashion and then use a round hollow tool
> (perhaps a very small socket) to tap the spring nut down and lock it in
> place.  That should provide some spring action to hold the badge securely
> against the nose.  The fingers of the spring nut should dig into the post,
> so that it won't come apart unless something breaks.  To disassemble, cut
> the spring nut with a Dremel cutoff blade.
> -- Randall
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