[TR] How did the factory add on factory options

Sujit Roy triumphstag at gmail.com
Thu Jun 4 12:37:50 MDT 2020

Thanks,. The forth photo on the right hand side looks like there is
Standard 10 Pennant. I recognize the chrome strip. My mother drive one. I
recall it was build in '57.

On Thu, Jun 4, 2020 at 11:24 AM Don Hiscock <don.hiscock at gmail.com> wrote:

> Here's what part of the Coventry production lines looked like in 1958.
> Maybe this will give some insight into how things were done.  It's clear
> S-T campaigned body colors, and possibly interior colors too.
> https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-Zq7NRxF/0/3dfea902/O/i-Zq7NRxF.jpg
> https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-3c968hL/0/e52b3d42/O/i-3c968hL.jpg
> https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-n5fdGBR/0/48115ef0/O/i-n5fdGBR.jpg
> https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-9RpSbmS/0/9d49a652/O/i-9RpSbmS.jpg
> Jonmac and I were having an email conversation about some of the regional
> customization the other day (around lighting regulation differences across
> the continent in the day) that might be relevant here, too.  John noted
> that customization could be done in line production, in Sales Conversion,
> off-line before dispatch by train, or by the selling dealer.  Where options
> were added relate to how deep they're built into the car.  Adjustable
> steering on a sidescreen car would obviously be done on the line.
> Windscreen washers and mirrors, for example, were usually done by the
> dealer.
> Don
> Saint Louis
> On Thu, Jun 4, 2020 at 12:46 PM Sujit Roy <triumphstag at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I'm just wondering how the factory added options to cars.
>> Did the production line have branches off the main line at certain stages
>> and then they would merge back on the main line? Or were the cars lifted
>> off the line with some crane?
>> Sujit
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Sujit Roy
Cupertino, California

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