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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...

27 views with 1 answer (last answer 5 days 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

39 views with 4 answers (last answer 2 months 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...

123 views with 16 answers (last answer 3 months 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...

48 views with 3 answers (last answer 4 months 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...

56 views with 2 answers (last answer 4 months 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.

23 views with 1 answer (last answer 5 months 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...

68 views with 7 answers (last answer 5 months 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...

125 views with 4 answers (last answer 8 months ago)
sesrac
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Looking For A Local Triumph Club In Central Texas Area ?

how can i find a spitfire owners club in the central texas area ?

62 views with 6 answers (last answer about a year 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

71 views with 1 answer (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...

108 views with 5 answers (last answer about a year 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...

140 views with 1 answer (last answer about a year ago)
judge_roy
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What Happened To Cargurus #4 Littlehorn And #5 Lightgear? They Got Near The...

not really helping the general population with the car questions now, or the carguru folk. perhaps they are at in the US Virgin Islands or Vegas?

24 views with 2 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...

112 views with 2 answers (last answer 8 months ago)
Splinter
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Can I Run 14 Inch Wheels On My 1967 Mark 3?

I have a 1967 Mark 3 and run it in local autocrosses and daily driving. Would 14" wheels with shorter sidewall tires be a better way to go and would tires be easier to find?

90 views with 2 answers (last answer 9 months ago)
Frisba
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Su Intake Manifold

I'm swapping from a single Stromberg to twin SU's. What is the big hole for in the top, left part of the SU intake manifold? It's about 3/4" dia. , unthreaded, and opens into the left port. Also, wh...

120 views with 8 answers (last answer 8 months 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...

74 views with 3 answers (last answer 7 months ago)
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