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TR2/3/3A/3/B

Color combinations for body and trim are complex, but as this is the subject most frequently raised by restorers here is a helpful guide.

Peter's Marina Motors is currently restoring a Triumph TR3B and we are facing this very problem of picking out just the right color combinations.

TABLE 1

PRODUCTION FIGURES

TR 2

TR 3

TR 3 A

TR 3 B

Total

1953

305

305

1954

4,897

4,897

1955

3,434

1,029

4,463

1956

5,333

5,333

1957

7,015

3,619

10,634

1958

16,035

16,035

1959

21,186

21,186

1960

17,054

17,054

1961

408

408

1962

7

3,334

3,341

Total

8,636

13,377

 

 

58,309

(incl Italias)

 

3,334

(incl Italias)

83,656

 

 

TABLE 1

TR 2 colors up to TS 1200

Paint

Trim

Hood and sidescreens

Ice Blue

Grey

Blackberry

Geranium

Ice Blue

Blackberry

Geranium

Geranium

Grey

Blackberry

Geranium

Ice Blue

Blackberry

Geranium

Olive Yellow

Grey

Blackberry

Geranium

 

Ice Blue

Blackberry

Geranium

Pearl White

Grey

Blackberry

Geranium

 

Geranium

White

Blackberry

Black

Geranium

Grey

Blackberry

Ice Blue, Blackberry, Pearl White

Ice Blue, Blackberry, Pearl White

Ice Blue, Blackberry, Pearl White

 

TABLE 2

TR 2 colors from TS 1201 to TS 8636

Paint

Trim

Hood and sidescreens

Signal Red

Brown

Stone

Red

Fawn, Black

Fawn

Fawn & possibly Black

British Racing Green

Red

Brown

Stone

Fawn, Black

Fawn, Black

Fawn

Black

Brown

Blue

Red

Stone

Grey

Fawn , Black

Fawn, Black

Fawn, Black

Fawn

Fawn & possibly Black

Pearl White

Blue

Red

Brown

Grey

Fawn, Black

Fawn, Black

Fawn, Black

Fawn, Black

Geranium

Geranium

Grey

Geranium, Black, Fawn

Geranium, Black, Fawn

 

TABLE 3

TR 2 colors

Paint

Trim

Hood and sidescreens

Black

Blue, Beige, Red, Black

Brown, Vermillion, Stone, Grey

Fawn, Black

Signal Red

Beige, Red, Black, Brown

Vermillion, Stone, Grey

Fawn, Black

British Racing Green

Beige, Red, Black, Brown

Vermillion, Stone, Grey

Fawn , Black

Pearl White

Blue, Red, Black, Brown

Vemillion

Fawn, Black

Salvador Blue

Blue, Red, Black, Vermillion

Stone, Grey

Fawn, Black

Apple Green

Beige, Red, Black, Brown,

Vermillion, Stone

Fawn, Black

TR 3 hardtop color combinations

Paint

Hardtop

Trim

Sidescreens

Black

Black

Blue, Red, Brown, Stone

Black

Pearl White

Pearl White

Black

Blue, Red, Brown

Blue, Red, Brown

White

Black

British Racing Green

British Racing Green

Black

Red, Brown, Stone

Red, Brown, Stone

Fawn, Black

Black

Signal Red

Signal Red

Black

Brown, Stone

Brown, Stone

Fawn, Black

Black

Salvador Blue

Salvador Blue

Black

Blue, Red, Stone

Blue, Red, Stone

Fawn

Black

Beige

Beige

Sunset Red

Brown, Vermil., Stone

Brown, Vermil., Stone

Fawn

Fawn

Apple Green

Apple Green

Stone

Fawn

To be continued watch for TR 3 A