[TR] STOLEN: 1957 Triumph TR3A #TS22126L
kinderlehrer at comcast.net
Wed Dec 21 10:17:40 MST 2016
Thanks Randall, that's a pretty good list. I didn't see the plate number,
blurred out on some pictures - guess I didn't look deep enough. The dual
exhaust tips aren't that uncommon, but enough of a differentiator to raise
suspicion if seen on the road. One would have to get pretty close to see the
From: Randall [mailto:TR3driver at ca.rr.com]
Sent: Tuesday, December 20, 2016 8:01 PM
Cc: triumphs at autox.team.net
Subject: RE: [TR] STOLEN: 1957 Triumph TR3A #TS22126L
> Is there a license plate number, body damage, or something unique that
> would cause one to call 911 instead of hearty thumbs up?
>From the web forum:
" It is missing the carpet and insulation for the transmission hump, and it
also has two small black round tweeters mounted on the corners of the
There's also a fake woodgrain on the dash which I think is not stock or
Browsing through his photo album, it appears the license was CA "SWNG OUT".
Not likely to still be on the car, of course, but you never know. Car
thieves are stupid sometimes.
The "occasional" seat is not quite stock, and has a flat panel below instead
of being open (there are speakers hidden in the panel)
Apparently has a retractable (electric) radio antenna.
Choke knob has a T shaped head, with the legend "Choke Lock" and two arrows
The OD switch has a round black knob with a hexagonal bezel in the middle,
looks to be blue in the photo. (Not the standard lever switch with the
Handbrake boot appears to be missing, there is a piece of split plastic wire
loom visible just behind the lever.
Twin chrome tips on the exhaust.
None of these alone is all that unusual, but all of them together might
merit a 911 call.
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