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Parts Unknown?

Discussion in '"Stock" Alpine' started by tylerite3124, Oct 15, 2021.

  1. tylerite3124

    tylerite3124 Platinum Level Sponsor

    Can anyone tell me what car these might be from? They came in a box of Alpine/Tiger stuff I bought. If you can identify them, and you want them, they're yours. If not they'll go straight in the trash bin. I hate throwing parts out but if I have no idea what they're for, they are no use to me. IMG_9150.JPG IMG_9151.JPG IMG_9152.JPG IMG_9153.JPG IMG_9154.JPG IMG_9155.JPG IMG_9156.JPG IMG_9157.JPG Thanks for any help.
     
  2. DanR

    DanR Diamond Level Sponsor

    How do you come up with all these odd ball parts:) ?

    Hope you get an answer to what they are.
     
  3. Shannon Boal

    Shannon Boal Bronze Level Sponsor

    I don't know, but they look familiar. Type 356?
     
  4. tylerite3124

    tylerite3124 Platinum Level Sponsor

    Hi Dan.
    I guess when I buy a box of Sunbeam parts the seller just gets rid of all the stuff he can’t ID.
    Rick
     
  5. tylerite3124

    tylerite3124 Platinum Level Sponsor

    Hi Shannon.
    You’ll have to help me with what a Type 356 is?
    Rick
     
  6. absunbeam

    absunbeam Gold Level Sponsor

    Kind of goes with boxes of parts that come with British sport car guys. Is it Sunbeam, triumph, MG??? Just throw it together let the next guy figure it out.
     
  7. tylerite3124

    tylerite3124 Platinum Level Sponsor

    I hate to do that to another Sunbeamer!
    Rick
     
  8. Knightowl61

    Knightowl61 Platinum Level Sponsor

    My guess is hardtop & vent window hardware and carb linkage for ???
     
  9. Shannon Boal

    Shannon Boal Bronze Level Sponsor

    Sorry, Rick, Type 356 Porsche....They had models A,B and C. The linkage parts could be carb linkage for dual carbs. The part with round phenolic knob looked kinda like German window hardware to me.

    Hi Shannon.
    You’ll have to help me with what a Type 356 is?
    Rick
     
  10. hierogk

    hierogk Platinum Level Sponsor

    The one piece sure looks like a hardtop vent window latch. If anyone has a left side vent window latch for a Series IV hardtop, I could use it. Mine went missing when the top was repainted (and I have a GT with no soft top).
     
  11. tylerite3124

    tylerite3124 Platinum Level Sponsor

    I’m very familiar with the Sunbeam late Series hardtop hardware and this is definitely not from a Sunbeam. It does look like window latch hardware.
    Rick
     
  12. hierogk

    hierogk Platinum Level Sponsor

    Hi Rick,
    I didn't mean to imply the latch in the picture is from a Sunbeam. I only referenced it to make the forum aware I am looking for a left side latch for a Series IV hardtop. I agree, the pictured latch looks German. Any help locating a latch for my car would be appreciated.
     
  13. tylerite3124

    tylerite3124 Platinum Level Sponsor

    I do have a left side 1/4 lite latch for the late Series Hardtop available. If you send me a PM with your email address I'll send you some pictures.
    Rick
     
  14. Jay Laifman

    Jay Laifman Gold Level Sponsor

    The 356 suggestions are good. Yes, the latch and the rod all are very similar to 356 latches and the carb linkage, and definitely the white plastic knobs. But, I can confirm that they are not actually 356 parts.

    I did find a BMW latch that was similar, with the "button" going through the glass. The Porsche ones all are metal to metal mounts. I'll keep looking around though. Don't ditch them yet!
     
  15. Jay Laifman

    Jay Laifman Gold Level Sponsor

    Last edited: Oct 17, 2021
  16. tylerite3124

    tylerite3124 Platinum Level Sponsor

     
  17. Warren

    Warren Bronze Level Sponsor

    There's also some other latches from the Bug convertibles.
    Look up West Coast Metric or Wolfsburg West to name a few vendors.
     

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