Shaped Rubber grommets are used where the handlebars pass into the nacelle and these additionally support the control cables and wiring.
The steering stops are associated with the lower fork bridge and there is a facility to lock the steering with a padlock.
The ‘C’ range machines share parts and design features with other models in the Triumph Range and earlier parts show similar shapes and manufacturing methods.
The patent numbers you will find on the triangular plate on the timing cover and in period brochures refer to several Triumph features by now standard across the range.
The Library also holds the original Factory Records for Ariel, BSA, Levis, Norton, Scott and Triumph.
It covers all models such as the Triumph T21, 3TA, 5TA, Tiger 90, Tiger 100 and the Competition, Police and Military Versions.
The grips are similar to the Amal Pattern, Black, quite thin with a fine raised finish and embossed with the Triumph Logo.
The Ignition/Lighting switch is the Lucas PRS8 Type the three-position switch controls the Pilot lighting and headlamp.
Contact the VMCC Library by email at [email protected] Phone 01283 540557 (UK) From my work with the Factory Records and Interviews with former Dealers, Employees, Factory Riders, Triumph Experts and Owners; together with studying surviving machines and original photographs, I have come to the conclusion that many machines Especially Export, Police and Military models were built and sold in specifications that differ from the published brochures.
When you set out to restore any Triumph to ‘Original’ Condition I urge you to contact me via the VMCC Library.