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Please note that our phone lines are currently turned off whilst we work with a reduced workforce for Covid-19 safety guidelines. In the meantime, please use our online Quote System/Shop for all Austin Healey, and Triumph TR enquiries – or the Contact Forms for all Jaguar and MGA enquiries, located on each specific model page. Jonathon is more than happy to call and discuss your needs in more depth if you desire; once the initial outline of your restoration requirements has been submitted. Thank you and staff safe.

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Triumph TR3

Made to last, our Triumph TR3 interior trim and upholstery restoration kits are manufactured to the highest levels of quality and workmanship from our manufacturing unit based in the Cotswolds, UK. We do not supply any mechanical, engine or bodywork parts - instead choosing to purely focus on the manufacture and supply interior related products including the trim panels, seat covers, carpet flooring kits, and convertible soft top hoods. This dedication to our craft has led us to become one of the most highly regarded classic car restoration manufacturing firms in the world.

With unrivalled knowledge of original specifications, coupled with the widest range of colours and materials for those seeking a more bespoke finish - John Skinner Ltd are the favoured choice for both amateur enthusiasts, as well as professional trimmers and restoration companies all over the globe; and have been for over four decades.

Don't just take our word for it - we have plenty of customers willing to show and prove the quality of our products and kits...

Our customer’s cars

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We love to see and share our customer's restoration projects. Here are just some of our kits gracing the interiors of customer's cars from all over the world.

(Note: Some images may showcase a different model of car, with shared interior trim parts to the model page being viewed)

How to Shop With Us
Step 1

Build your own online quotation, specific to your car and restoration requirements.

Unsure on what colours and materials you require? Not a problem…to start with, just give us a basic idea of your restorations choices – the rest can be discussed later.

Step 2

Add items to your quotation commitment free, with no payment required! 

All choices can be altered and changed at a later date if you wish.

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The more details you can provide us with at the time of submitting your quotation, the more efficiently we can process your enquiry. This includes shipping & billing details, although no payment will be taken at this stage.

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Submit your quotation online. This is not an order confirmation or commitment to purchase – this is the information we will use to ensure you have selected the correct and most appropriate items for your specific restoration.

Step 5

We’ll be in touch! Within 48-72 hours of receiving your quotation, we will be back in touch to discuss and confirm the finer details of your trim requirements. At this stage we will also arrange to send material colour swatch cuttings, if required.

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Triumph TR3 Original Colours

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

PAINT COLOUR INTERIOR TRIM COLOUR OPTIONS SOFT TOP / 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

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

It is widely accepted that the interpretation of original shades varies depending on who you ask – and may well have varied from the original factory production line. As a result, John Skinner Ltd offers multiple shade options for each original colour.

 

Black
Black
Black
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Midnight Blue
Midnight Blue
Midnight Blue
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Grey
Grey
Grey
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Maroon
Maroon
Maroon
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Matador Red
Matador Red
Matador Red
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Cherry Red
Cherry Red
Cherry Red
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Bright Red
Bright Red
Bright Red
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Dark Brown
Dark Brown
Dark Brown
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New Tan
New Tan
New Tan
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Cinnamon (Antiqued)
Cinnamon (Antiqued)
Cinnamon (Antiqued)
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Biscuit Light Tan
Biscuit Light Tan
Biscuit Light Tan
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Barley Beige
Barley Beige
Barley Beige
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Stone
Stone
Stone
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Light Stone Beige
Light Stone Beige
Light Stone Beige
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Colour names refer to internal John Skinner Ltd colour names, not necessarily the names Triumph originally used for these colours.

We can also offer non-original custom colour schemes if you so desire. Please see our online shop for more details.

As part of the quotation/ordering process, we will arrange for samples to be sent for final confirmation – so browse and shop with complete peace of mind, knowing that we will guide you through step-by-step with all the information you require.

 


 

A note on Piping/Beading

Triumph TR3 fitted with Bright Red Vinyl Interior Panels, Leather Cappings and Seat Covers, with a Black PVC Everflex Soft Top Hood.
Triumph TR3 fitted with Biscuit Light Tan Leather Seat Covers and Interior Panels, with Fawn Wool Carpets.
Triumph TR3 fitted with a Biscuit Light Tan Vinyl Hood Frame Cover and Interior Trim Panels; Leather Cappings, and LeatherFaced Front + Rear Seats.
Triumph TR3 fitted with Bright Red Vinyl Interior Trim Panels, Leather Cappings, LeatherFaced Seat Covers, and a Bright Red Wool Carpet Set.
Triumph TR3 fitted with Light Stone Beige LeatherFaced Seats, Leather Cappings, Vinyl Trim Panels, and Fawn Wool Carpets.
Triumph TR3 fitted with Biscuit Light Tan Leather Seat Covers, Interior Trim Panels, Hood Frame Cover; and Fawn Wool Carpets.
Triumph TR3 "Monte Carlo Rally Edition" fitted with Biscuit Light Tan Vinyl Trim Panels, and New Tan Leather Seats and Cappings.

Triumph TR3 models originally featured White Piping on the majority of cars that left the factory production line, with a few recorded instances of Piping matching the main trim colour. 

We can also offer the largest range of non-standard “bespoke” colours schemes for those looking for a more customised finish.

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Triumph TR3 - Useful Information

Years of Manufacture: 1955 - 1957 Number Produced: 13,377 Chassis Number Range: TS8,636 - TS22,013 Designer: Walter Belgrove & Sir John Black

With the success of the TR2 model the Standard Motor Company, under the guidance of Sir John Black, started production of the Triumph TR3 in 1955. Throughout 1995, 1956 and 1957 a total of 13,377 Triumph TR3 cars were produced, varying between the Short and Long door versions.

John Skinner Ltd has produced awarding winning interior trim and upholstery kits for over four decades, including contributions to the Jabbeke MVC575 restoration, as well as the TS01 and TS02 cars – meaning that we have been involved in arguably three most important restorations of the TR era. We also had the honour of working on the restoration of the TR3A used in Federico Fellini’s lauded 1960 Italian film “La Dolce Vita” – winner of the coveted Palme d’Or.