Technical Specification Change Points
Technical Specification Change PointsBelow we have listed the build dates and major production change points. This should help you to correctly identify the parts you require for your car. Please bear in mind though that unless you have owned the car from new, and know different; the car is unlikely to be exactly as it left the factory.
The first two TR2’s (Commission numbers TS1 LHD and TS2 RHD) completed on 22nd July. They were both white with Geranium leather interior. Both have been restored and were reunited at the TR Register international show at Malvern England 2004.
TS213 onwards. Stronger handbrake fitted
TS550 (aprox.). Aluminium bonnet, boot lid and spare wheel door replaced with steel
TS995 onwards. Windscreen wiper spindle centres increased from 266.7mm (10.5”) to 368.3mm (14.5”). TS881E Cross drilled crankshaft introduced
TS1201 onwards. Thermostat housing changed, position of radiator top outlet changed. TS1301 onwards. New rear light units fitted with integral reflectors. Separate reflectors deleted. TS1370 onwards. Extra steering column brace fitted.
TS1869 onwards. Stronger road wheels fitted. 4-1/2J instead of 4J
TS1927 onwards. Stronger wheel nuts fitted. TS1950 (aprox.). 610mm (24”) silencer replaced the very noisy 457mm (18”) silencer.
TS3268 onwards. Battery box drain tube fitted.
TS3512 onwards. Radiator lower tank protector introduced. TS3514 onwards. Large Tenax hood fasteners replaced small Tenax fasteners.
TS4002 onwards. Short doors introduced, with a sill panel. TS4229 onwards. Internal bonnet pull mechanism deleted, Dzus fasteners introduced.
TS4307 onwards. Central window in the roof enlarged. Two quarter windows introduced.
TS5114 onwards. Rear hub seals revised. (They still leaked though!) TS5260 onwards. Hard top provision incorporated irrespective of whether a hard top was supplied or not. TS5348 onwards. Strengthened front hubs introduced.
TS5481 onwards. 9” diameter rear brakes replaced with 10” diameter rear brakes.
TS6157 onwards. Scuttle vent flap introduced, 4-slot bonnet replaced with 2-slot to prevent engine fumes entering the cockpit via the vent when open.
TS6157 onwards. Overdrive on 2nd, 3rd and 4th gears phased in. ‘Egg’ shaped overdrive switch replaced ‘pullout’ type.
TS8636 Production ends
TS8637 TR3 introduced.