We are closed for our ANNUAL SUMMER SHUTDOWN from Friday 27th August, Re-Opening Monday 6th September.

In order to enjoy some much needed R&R – all enquiries will be dealt with after this date. Thank you for your understanding.

17th August 2021

Update – Retail Customers

Following on from our message in May – we thank you for your on-going patience whilst we worked through our backorders. You will be pleased to know that we have made significant progress –  and whilst we are still working through some backorders – we aim to be accepting all new retail orders again from the week commencing the 6th September 2021.

Going forward – to avoid disappointment with your restoration – we recommend that you place your order in plenty of time.

We encourage all new customers who are happy to wait to enquire using our website as follows:

Austin Healey & Triumph TR Customers – browse our extensive product library for details and pricing – selecting the products you are considering using our unique “Build a Quote” system. Once submitted, our experienced sales team can review our choices and get back in touch to discuss the finer details and send you material samples based on your choices.

Jaguar & MGA Customers – find lots of useful information and photos about the products we can offer for your restoration on the individual Model Pages for each marque/model. At the bottom of these model pages, you will find a Contact Form specific to your car – which you can fill in and submit with your restoration requirements – and one of our experienced sales team will formulate a Quote for you to get the ball rolling.

Note that all further information related to your enquiry will be processed and responded to after the 6th September 2021. 

In the meantime, Happy Browsing…

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Triumph TR4A

Made to last, our Triumph TR4"A" 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, all the correct HF/RF tooling to replicate the original panel designs - 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.

Step 3

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.

Step 4

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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Use our clear illustrations based on classic workshop service manuals to navigate easily to the parts you need & quickly add items to Your Quote.
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Browse our full online product catalogue & see each product in detail with full item descriptions, helpful FAQs and YouTube videos.
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Triumph TR4A 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 OPTIONS
Black Black, Red (“Matador Red”) TBC
New White Black, Red (“Matador Red”) TBC
Royal Blue Black, Blue (“Midnight Blue”) White, Black
British Racing Green (BRG) Black, Red (“Matador Red”) TBC
Signal Red Black, Red (“Matador Red”) White, Black
Wedgwood Blue Blue (”Midnight Blue”) TBC
Triumph Racing Green (Conifer Green) Black TBC

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 TR4A “IRS” 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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Pale Shadow Blue
Pale Shadow Blue
Pale Shadow Blue
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Cherry Red
Cherry Red
Cherry Red
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Matador Red
Matador Red
Matador Red
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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 TR4A fitted with Bright Red Leather Front Seat Covers, Hood Frame Cover, and Bright Red Wool Carpets.
Triumph TR4/TR4A/TR5/TR250/TR6 Rear Seat Cushion Unit fully trimmed in a New Tan Vinyl Cover.
Triumph TR4A Front Seats fully trimmed in Midnight Blue Leather and Vinyl.
Triumph TR4A Front Seats fully trimmed in Bright Red Leather.
Triumph TR4A fitted with Midnight Blue Vinyl Interior Trim Panels, and Front Seat Covers, with Shadow Blue Wool Carpets.
Triumph TR4A fitted with Biscuit Light Tan Vinyl Door Trims, and Hood Frame Cover, with LeatherFaced Front Seat Covers.
Triumph TR4A Front Seats trimmed in Midnight Blue Vinyl Covers.
Triumph TR4A Front Seats fully trimmed in Grey Leather.
Triumph TR4A fitted with Parchment Vinyl Trim Panels, LeatherFaced Front Seats, and Camel Wool Carpets.

Triumph TR4A 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 TR4A - Useful Information

Years of Manufacture: 1965 - 1967 Number Produced: 28,465 Chassis Number Range: CTC 50,001 - CTC 78,684 Designer: Giovanni Michelotti

The Triumph TR4A IRS, commonly referred to as the TR4A, was introduced in 1965. It was a direct follow on from the TR4 Soft and Surrey Top models, with a few subtle interior trim updates. Production ran for almost three years during the years 1965, 1966 and 1967, totalling 28,465 deliveries worldwide.

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. In collaboration with Mark Macy of Macy’s Garage (USA) – we also provided the interior trim and upholstery for the perfect-100 score Triumph Register of America Concours award in 2018; the only car in the clubs history to attain this result.