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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?

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...

198 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

97 views with 4 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...

219 views with 2 answers (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...

203 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...

253 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

198 views with 12 answers (last answer about a year 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...

179 views with 2 answers (last answer about a year 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...

145 views with 5 answers (last answer 2 years ago)
GEORGEKI59
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Misses Out On Idle

CYL. # 2 & 3 ARE NOT FIRING ON IDLE. WHEN YOU SPEED IT UP A LITTLE IT SMOOTHS RIGHT OUT. WHEN YA HOLD YOUR PALM OVER CARB, # 1 IT KILLS THE ENGINE AND WHEN YOU DO THAT ON CARB # 2 IT DOES NOTHING TO...

177 views with 1 answer (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

102 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 years 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...

125 views with 3 answers (last answer about a year 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...

99 views with 1 answer (last answer 9 months ago)
Robert G Kirouac
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Canadian Parts Place

carb.kit 1500

17 views with 1 answer (last answer 4 months ago)
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 ...

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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