Triumph Spitfire Questions Maintenance & Repair

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StPeteSpitfire
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Recommended Lubricants, Filters And Plugs

I just purchased a '79 1500 and want to do a basic overhaul. I've found tons of great information on what to do but nothing on recommended products to use (Full synthetic oil? Champion plugs?, ect.....

Oscana
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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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mdgiglio48
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Parts Application

Is the front sealing block on my 1967 Triumph spitfire 1296cc engine the same as on the later 1500cc engine. My front sealing block is stripped out and warped.I found one at Moss motors. The part ...

Robert G Kirouac
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Canadian Parts Place

carb.kit 1500

25 views with 1 answer (last answer 7 months ago)
Cecillynn
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I Have A British Triumph 1500 And It Drives Great On The Open Highway But H...

72 views with 1 answer (last answer about a year ago)
Bumper
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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...

251 views with 1 answer (last answer about a year ago)
spitfire1500
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How Do You Keep The Hood Open?

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

117 views with 4 answers (last answer about a year ago)
bigjake53
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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...

168 views with 3 answers (last answer about a year ago)
bigjake53
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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...

281 views with 2 answers (last answer about a year ago)
Bumper
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Anyone Know Of A Place In Springfield, Il That Works On Triumphs?

20 views with 1 answer (last answer about a year ago)
dsmutley
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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...

245 views with 3 answers (last answer about a year ago)
grouse
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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...

303 views with 4 answers (last answer about a year ago)
TrueMtn
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What Is The Shift Patern In A T2 1967 Spitefire

244 views with 12 answers (last answer 2 years ago)
SpitDave
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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...

205 views with 2 answers (last answer 2 years ago)
blackbeard
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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

113 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 years ago)
GEORGEKI59
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# 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...

163 views with 5 answers (last answer 3 years ago)
MrsBeveridge
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Looking For A Triumph Mechanic In Detroit Area. Have Made Inquiries To The...

24 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 years ago)
Bumper
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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...

134 views with 1 answer (last answer about a year ago)
123spitfire
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Spitfire Engine Turns Over At Ignition But Won't Catch

after being properly wintered my mk4 spitfire started first time last week and had a 10 mile run. this weekend i can get the ignition turning over but the engine won't catch - any ideas anyone?

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