1978 Triumph Spitfire 1500
Used 1978 Triumph Spitfire 400 miles
I have a 1978 Triumph Spitfire. I restored as most of the car as I can without taking the body off the frame. I had the side marker lamps on the rear and front fenders shaved, as well as the atenna. Its painted a Toyota color, (Absolute Red). The chrome was stripped off the bumpers and painted black along with the bumper brackets and bumper guards painted with new bumper coating. New KYB shocks, sway bar was painted and mounted with all new brackets and poly bushings, repainted the front springs, cross drilled rotors, inner and outer tie rods, all wheel bearings, rebuilt and painted brake master cylinder, clutch master cylinder, slave cylinder, calipers (painted high temp red paint), new rear wheel cylinders, drums, shoes (and all drum hardware), Goodridge stainless steel braided brake lines, U-Joints on the drive shaft and the rear axles, Panasport wheels (13in) painted dark gray with polished lip (chrome lug nuts), brand new Bridgestone Potenza tires, new engine mounts, trans mounts, tranny tail seal replaced, new tranny oil, new front main seal, timing chain, water pump, radiator was cleaned and painted, new hoses, Weber downdraft two barrel carb with K filter with mannual choke, Lokar stainless steel braided throttle cable, Pacesetter header with heat wrap, Black with polished fins valve cover with Minicooper style T-Handle valve cover nuts, Gauges rebuilt, new temp sensor and oil pressure monitor, switched to a Pentronix electric distributor, runs perfect, timing is right on, starts with ease, flamethrower coil, Brandnew Duralast yellow top battery, Euro headlamps with halogen bulbs, pre-owned the heavy duty halogen headlamp harness, fuel tank was taken out, cleaned, painted, new hoses to and from tank, and new fuel filter, new fuel cap,(Chrome), New soft top, chrome bullet style mirror, all the interior is new, seats, carpet, door panels, door hardware and handles were polished or painted, wood dash, three spoke tourist throphy wheel, pedal covers, shifter knob, dash top, door seals, as well as all the seals around the car are new, stainless sill plates with the Triumph logo, bought car with 67,xxx miles on it. Still has 67,xxx. drove it maybe 300-400 mis since restoring it, Never even registered it, Spent 2-three years working on it and lost interest by the time I finished, stored in a heated garage, with battery tender under a car cover, car is mint, there is probably much more that I forgot to list, let me know if your interested, I can e mail more pics. I did the car with good taste and very good parts. Title is clean. (203) 313-XXXX More images upon request.
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November 29 2017 on American Listed