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Tri-Wheel Motor Corp

Oxford, North Carolina.
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Tri-Wheel Motor Corp are the makers of the Thrift-T three-wheeler designed by the Tri-Wheel Corp of Oxford, North Carolina, and manufactured by the Tri-Wheel Motor Corp., in Springfield, Massachusetts.


thrif t plaque

Thrift-T plaque. (source: Hemmings Motor News)

Production of these cars and their variants lasted from 1948 until 1955. Thrift-Ts were produced in two standard colors, Hawaiian Gray and Lockhaven Green. Other colors, like the bright yellow finish on our feature car, were available at additional cost.

(source: Courtesy of Hemmings Motor News)


thrift t

Thrift-T. (source: Hemmings Motor News)

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Gary Kmiecik3072 days ago

I have one of these little cars. Anyone know were I can get some body parts for it?

ken weger1675 days ago

Please call me we just found one for our museum and are looking to connect with other owners

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