Years of Manufacture: 1955 - 1957

Number Produced: 13,377

Chassis Number Range: TS8,636 - TS22,013

Designer: Walter Belgrove & Sir John Black

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Triumph TR3 Original Colours

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Please note that there were production inconsistencies during this period, so colours should be chosen on individual basis.

PAINT COLOUR INTERIOR TRIM COLOUR OPTIONS HOOD / SIDESCREEN OPTIONS
Black Blue, Beige, Red, Black, Brown, Vermillion, Stone, Grey Fawn, Black
Geranium Beige, Red, Black, Brown, Vermillion, Stone, Grey Fawn, Black
Olive Yellow Beige, Red, Black, Brown, Vermillion, Stone, Grey Fawn, Black
Pearl White Blue (“Midnight Blue”), Red, Black, Brown, Vermillion Fawn, Black
Black Blue (“Midnight Blue”), Red, Black, Vermillion, Stone, Grey (then Brown) Fawn, Black
Beige Blue (“Midnight Blue”), Beige, Red, Black, Brown, Vermillion, Stone Fawn, Black
Apple Green Beige, Red, Black, Brown, Vermillion, Stone Fawn, Black

Piping –

Note that Triumph TR3 models featured White Piping as original on the Trim Panels and Seat Covers.

Information from: Piggott, B. (1991) Original Trimph TR – The Restorer’s Guide to TR2, TR3, TR3a, TR4, TR4A, TR5, TR250, TR6, Bideford: Bay View Books Ltd.


Triumph TR3 Original Colours supplied by John Skinner Ltd:

Colour names refer to internal John Skinner Ltd colour names, not the names Triumph originally used for these colours.

Please request a sample for final colour confirmation as these images may be misleading.

Triumph TR3 Trim Panels

Trim Panel Kit

TR3 Trim Panel Kit

Illustration Reference: 01 - 07

Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Moquette, Furflex, Hardboard, Millboard, Flocked Paper

  • This kit includes all the main panels and re-trim kits for the cappings. Includes items 01 to 07 listed below.

Door Panel & Pockets

TR3 Door Panel & Pockets

Illustration Reference: 01

Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Hardboard, Millboard, Foam, Flocked Paper

  • Material covered Hardboard + 3mm Foam Door Panels.
  • Flocked Millboard Door Pockets.

Quarter Panels

TR3 Quarter Panels

Illustration Reference: 02

Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Hardboard, Foam

  • Material covered Hardboard + 3mm Foam Quarter “B Post” Panels.

 

Wheel Arch Covers

TR3 Wheel Arch Covers

Illustration Reference: 03

Materials: Leather, Vinyl

  • Sewn material Wheel Arch Covers with Piping.
  • Includes White Piping as original for the TR3.

Bulkhead Panel

TR3 Bulkhead Panel

Illustration Reference: 04

Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Millboard

  • Material covered Millboard Rear Bulkhead Panel, including embossed pattern.

A Post "Hockey" Panels

TR3 A Post

Illustration Reference: 05

Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Hardboard

  • Material covered Hardboard Panels.

Draught Excluder Kit

TR3 Draught Excluder Kit

Illustration Reference: 06

Materials: Leather, Vinyl

  • Sewn Draught Excluder Kits for Door Panel (1 Pair) & Quarter Panels (1 Pair).

Dash & Capping Re-Trim Kit

TR3 Dash & Capping Re-Trim Kit

Illustration Reference: 07

Materials: Leather, Vinyl

  • Pre-cut Vinyl materials for re-trimming the Dash Top (1pc), Dash Facia (3pc), Door Top Cappings (2pc), Door Pulls (Sewn 2pc), Quarter Elbow Cappings (2pc), Tonneau Cappings (3pc).

Door Top Cappings

TR3 Door Top Cappings

Illustration Reference: 14

Materials: Metal

  • Pre-cut and formed Steel Door Top Cappings.

Door Top Capping Rubber Inners

TR3 Door Top Capping Rubber Inners

Illustration Reference: 14

Materials: Rubber

  • 1″ (inch) / 25mm Rubber Core for the inner of the Steel Door Top Capping.

Quarter Elbow Cappings

TR3 Quarter Elbow Cappings

Illustration Reference: 17

Materials: Fibreglass

  • Pre-cut and formed Fibreglass Quarter Elbow “Dog Leg” Cappings.

Tonneau Cappings

TR3 Tonneau Cappings

Illustration Reference: 15 + 16

Materials: Metal

  • Pre-cut and formed Aluminium Tonneau Cappings for the Left + Right + Centre.

Glove Box

TR3 Glove Box

Illustration Reference: 13

Materials: Moquette, Millboard, Flocked Paper

  • Fully Trimmed Millboard Glove Box.

Door Panel Pockets

TR3 Door Panel Pockets

Illustration Reference: 19

Materials: Moquette, Millboard, Flocked Paper

  • Pre-cut and riveted Millboard Pocket for Door Panels.

Boot / Trunk Liner Board

TR3 Boot / Trunk Liner Board

Illustration Reference: 11

Materials: Millboard

  • Pre-cut and creased, Black Grained Millboard material for covering your Boot / Trunk Petrol Liner area.

Trim Panel Fixing Kit

TR3 Trim Panel Fixing Kit

Illustration Reference: N/A

Materials: Metal

  • Fixing Clips used to attach your main Trim Panels to the bodywork of your car.

Triumph TR3 Seat Covers & Hardware

Front Seat Cover Kit

TR3 Front Seat Cover Kit

Illustration Reference: 08

Materials: Leather, Vinyl

  • Fully Sewn Materials Covers for Re-Trimming the Front Seat Cushions and Backrests. Includes loose material for the Seat Frame Surrounds.
  • Includes White Piping as original for the TR3.

Front Seat Foam Kit

TR3 Front Seat Foam Kit

Illustration Reference: N/A

Materials: Foam, Scrim

  • Pre-Cut Foam & Scrim Calico pieces to be used to re-pad the insides of your Seat Covers.

Seat Cushion Spring Unit

TR3 Seat Cushion Spring Unit

Illustration Reference: 12

Materials: Metal

  • Specially manufactured Spring Coils, as used originally in the Front Seat Cushions.

Front Seat Tacking Strips

TR3 Front Seat Tacking Strips

Illustration Reference: N/A

Materials: Hardboard, Plywood

  • Pre-cut Hardboard strips, including Rivets, for use in “tacking” your Seat Covers to your Seat Frame.

Rear Seat Covers

TR3 Rear Seat Covers

Illustration Reference: N/A

Materials: Leather, Vinyl

  • Fully Sewn Material Covers for Re-Trimming the Rear Cushion and Backrest.
  • Includes White Piping as original for the TR3.
  • Rare optional extra.

Rear Seat Foam Padding Kit

TR3 Rear Seat Foam Padding Kit

Illustration Reference: N/A

Materials: Foam

  • Pre-cut 2″ Foams for the Cushion and Backrest to be used to re-pad the insides of your Rear Seat Covers.

Seat Wadding Kit

TR3 Seat Wadding Kit

Illustration Reference: N/A

Materials: Foam

  • Used to “pad out” small areas of the Seat Covers that the Foams cannot fill, for best results.

Seat Clips

TR3 Seat Clips

Illustration Reference: N/A

Materials: Metal

  • “U” Shaped Black Seat Clips, to help Re-Trimming your Seat Covers.

Triumph TR3 Carpets & Flooring

Carpet Set: Main Cockpit

TR3 Carpet Set: Main Cockpit

Illustration Reference: 09

Materials: Wool, Nylon, Millboard

  • Pre-cut, and edged “As Original” with Binding, Carpet pieces for the main cockpit of you car.
  • Includes fully trimmed Millboard “sloped” Rear Shelf carpet section.
  • Includes Original 3 Piece Gearbox Tunnel setup.
  • Includes pre-sewn hole for Gear Lever “Boot” Gaitor.
  • Heelpads on Drivers Side Front Floor and A Post Kickpanel.

Underfelt Kit

TR3 Underfelt Kit

Illustration Reference: 09

Materials: Felt

  • Pre-cut Felt Sound Proofing for under the carpets.

Boot / Trunk Carpet

TR3 Boot / Trunk Carpet

Illustration Reference: 10

Materials: Wool, Nylon, Hardura

  • Pre-cut, and edged “As Original” with Binding, Carpet / Hardura mat for your Boot / Trunk Flooring.

Boot / Trunk Side Panels

TR3 Boot / Trunk Side Panels

Illustration Reference: N/A

Materials: Wool, Nylon, Hardura

  • Pre-cut, and edged with Binding, Carpet for your Boot / Trunk bodywork sides.

Carpet Fixing Kit

TR3 Carpet Fixing Kit

Illustration Reference: N/A

Materials: Metal

  • Fixing clips used to attach your Carpet Set to the bodywork of your car.