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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?

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 ...

Ohio1937
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Does A 1975 Spitfire With H Pattern Shift Have To Be In Nuetral To Start Th...

Does a 1975 Spitfire with H pattern shift have to be in nuetral to start the car? Or should it start when just having the clutch depressed?

39 views with 4 answers (last answer 8 months 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...

115 views with 1 answer (last answer 11 months 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...

232 views with 1 answer (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...

151 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...

260 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...

228 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...

285 views with 4 answers (last answer about a year ago)
nebaloon
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Can I Use A Front Wheels Dolly Trailer To Transport A Triumph Rear Wheel Dr...

The rear wheels will be traveling on the road. Does this work with this car that has a rear wheel drive? Do I just keep the car in neutral and all will be good? If someone can please help me with t...

194 views with 7 answers (last answer about a year ago)
nebaloon
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If I Use A Front Wheel Dolly For A Rear Wheel Drive 4speed Triumph Spitfire...

Will I wreck the car with towing it backwards? or would I still have to disconnect the drive train.

71 views with 1 answer (last answer about a year ago)
Bumper
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Anyone Know Of A Place In Springfield, Il That Works On Triumphs?

15 views with 1 answer (last answer about a year ago)
judge_roy
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Should The Judge Hang It Up Now? After Reachin' 65,505 Points Have Learned ...

was it one Jamaican group who said "the higher the monkey climb, is the more he expose"...well, I gotta tell ya. Being pretty good at everything makes a shattered personality of ya~ for all my frie...

139 views with 16 answers (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

110 views with 4 answers (last answer about a year ago)
Cecillynn
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I Have A British Triumph 1500 And It Drives Great On The Open Highway But H...

63 views with 1 answer (last answer about a year ago)
Robert G Kirouac
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Canadian Parts Place

carb.kit 1500

19 views with 1 answer (last answer 6 months ago)
mdgiglio48
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Is The Front Sealing Block On The Triumph Spitfire Engine The Same For All ...

Need to replace front sealing block on a 1296cc spitfire motor. Mine is stripped out and warped. The 1296 seems hard to find. The blow up of the 1500 motor from Moss motors looks very much like the ...

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.

27 views with 3 answers (last answer 4 months ago)
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.....

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