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Carburetor Issues On A 1965 Spitfire

So I recently replaced the starter solenoid and coil pack on it and ran fine for 3 miles and then had a ton of carburetor issues where it seems like it's not getting enough fuel so I replace the fu...

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Hi Everyone, My Name Is Brian.i Have A 1975 Triumph Spitfire . My Question ...

Speedometer re-install


Triumph Spitfire 1966 Mk2 - Su Carb Problems

Good day All I have a technical question about the SU carbs of my 1966 Triumph Spitfire MK 2. I recently replaced the fuel pump (New) and since then there is petrol pouring out of the carbs. ...

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Mary Crawford

I Just Bought A 1979 Spitfire Needs A Lot Of Work .i Paid 1000.00 For It. M...

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I Have A 1975 Triumph Spitfire. It Has Been Parked For A Few Years. The Rea...

I have tried spraying WD40, tapping it with a hammer, detaching the hand brake cable, releasing brake fluid, and lastly put a torch to it. I am not sure what to do next.

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Robert G Kirouac

Canadian Parts Place

carb.kit 1500

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Will Not Start After It Is Warmed Up

My spitfire will start up fine but once it gets warm, it still drives ok but when I shut it down, it will not start. It sounds like vapor lock but did not think it was that hot. I have to wait until i...

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I Have A British Triumph 1500 And It Drives Great On The Open Highway But H...

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Weber Carb Vs Su

I need to rebuild my SU carb for my 79 Spitfire and I do have the rebuild kit. Like any that has not been taken apart before, there are always surprises. I even bought a new manual on carbs to help me...

351 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 years ago)

How Do You Keep The Hood Open?

how does the hood stay open on my 1980 triumph spitfire 1500

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79 Spitfire No Spark

here is what i have i put a new batt in the car the clutch is frozen and wont turn over with the switch i can jump the silonoid but no spark is there a nutral safety switch on this car? and if so w...

226 views with 3 answers (last answer 2 years ago)

I Have A 79 Spitfire Wont Start

the key ingnition will light on the dash but wont turn the car over with the key in the run position i jump the stater silionoid and i get no spark i am not used to working on these cars someone told...

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Anyone Know Of A Place In Springfield, Il That Works On Triumphs?

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Adjusting The Fuel Mixture On A Weber Down Draft Carb?

I had the engine rebuilt a few hundred miles ago and need to research how to re-adjust the fuel mixture after the break in period is done. is there any good how to viedos or web site out there that c...

334 views with 3 answers (last answer 2 years ago)

Does 75 Spitfire Have A Pump In The Gas Tank?

I just had the fuel pump replaced and a new carb kit put in. the car ran good for a few times and now it will not start. as far as i can tell the gas is not coming out of the tank. there is no gas g...

393 views with 4 answers (last answer 2 years ago)

What Is The Shift Patern In A T2 1967 Spitefire

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Looking For A Triumph Mechanic In Detroit Area. Have Made Inquiries To The...

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How Do I Remove The Intake Manifold On A 1979 Triumph Spitfire 1500?

How do I remove the intake manifold on a 1979 Triumph Spitfire 1500? I loosened the 4 bolts/clamps, and the manifold is kinda loose, but it just won't come off. I don't want to break anything. Am I...

251 views with 2 answers (last answer 2 years ago)

75 Tr 6 Parking Brake Is Locked Up. How Do I Fix It?

Car was fine then the p brake locked up in the driveway

121 views with 1 answer (last answer 3 years ago)

# 2 & 3 Cyl Are Not Firing

I have 120 # compression straight through. no vaccum at carb # 2. removed carbs and manifold to check all gaskets. all ok. if ya cover inlet of carb #1 it kills the engine. checked to make sure th...

183 views with 5 answers (last answer 3 years ago)
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