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Re: [T3] New member, hello, and Qs

On 20 Nov 2001, at 14:50, matthew jones wrote:

> I've just got hold of a tatty fastback for parts. The interior seems a bit
> unusual (apart from the layer of mould!):
> - Rear seat has folding centre rest.
> - Doors have "Z" shaped full length arm rest.
> - Window winders are solid polished metal (part # 311 837 583A)
> - Door latches have solid polished metal surrounds (part # 311 837 235)

Your parts car is just an older model; 67 or earlier, I believe.

> Also, our on our '73 the window trim is faded T-section chromed plastic, but on
> the '72 its shiny C-section aluminium with one side of the C embedded in the
> rubber. Would it be a terrible thing to put the nice '72 window trim on our '73,
> from an originality POV? Obviously the rubbers would have to swap too, but
> they're OK on the '72. There are many areas on the '73 which I could tidy up,
> but I'd like to keep it as authentic & original as poss.

Only SOME of the 73s came with this cheap plastic trim. I think it would be 
fine to swap it out. Is this 72 a THIRD car? I don't think a 72 should have the 
parts you described above.

Jim Adney
Madison, WI 53711-3054

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