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Truimph Vitesse MK2 Restored Tax Exempt

Sale price: £4,495.00 make an offer
Last update: 04.06.2014

Car location: exeter, Devon, United Kingdom
Seller's notes: Restored in 2012
Sale type: Fixed price listing

Technical specifications, photos and description:

Manufacturer: Triumph
Model: Vitesse
Year: 1969
Type: Coupe
Doors: 2
Color: Blue
Mileage: 45,570
Seats: 4
Engine: 1,998
Transmission: Manual
Fuel: Petrol
Drive side: Right-hand drive
Previous Owners: 6
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Truimph Vitesse MK2 Restored Tax Exempt for sale

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  • Truimph Vitesse MK2 Restored Tax Exempt
  • Truimph Vitesse MK2 Restored Tax Exempt
  • Truimph Vitesse MK2 Restored Tax Exempt
  • Truimph Vitesse MK2 Restored Tax Exempt

Triumph Vitesse MK2 – 2000cc

Non Overdrive

First registered 1 Jan 1969 (G reg).

Tax & MOT until Feb 2015 (MOT with no advisories).

Mileage 45000. nbsp;6 previous owners.

 

The car was last on the road in 2003 and put into storage and then restored in 2012.

250 photos of the full restoration with the car.  

Detail of work carried out in 2012

Car completely stripped.

Clean. repair and fit new outriggers to chassis. rust treated. primed. and painted in body colour and Waxoyled.

All suspension removed. cleaned. replaced and refitted.

New bushed and bolts

New shock absorbers front and rear

New brakes. reconditioned callipers and all new brake lines.

Engine. gearbox and ancillaries removed. cleaned. repaired and where required parts replaced. new head gasket etc etc

Alternator conversion completed

Carbs (Stromberg's) stripped cleaned fitted with new gaskets and needles.

New front stainless exhaust. remainder is good sports twin pipe stainless exhaust.

Cooling systems. cleaned and all hoses replaced.

New fuel pipes and pump.

Body

Stripped and repaired. only new panels required were lower doors and front right wing. all other good.

Whole body painted in blue.

Chrome replaced or cleaned as required.

New window seals for front and rear.

New halogen headlights fitted and battery is recent.

Interior

New roof headlining and webasto roof new outer vinyl and inner trim.

All new carpet and seats (fronts are leather Jaguar XJS high back seats). giving much better support and comfort. these tilt forward for rear access.

(Note. the seats easily removed if retro fit vitesse seats required. no modification to original fittings made. car comes with original seat slide frames).

The car is fitted with a set of Cosmic wheels. these are not copies and are original from the 60/70s. These have all been stripped and repainted. fitted with a good set of tyres (175/70 13).

Radio/CD Player.

 

In summary

A great every daily driver. with no rust or body issues. paint looks good but would not class as concourse. Could do with cutting back in places to get a better finnish. And the doors could do with re adjusting for a better fit to the bonnet. General detailing etc its very good but room for improvement in some areas.

Further improvements and get the carbs set up and tuned etc and it a unleaded head.  But starts easily hot or cold and very usable. Only covered a few hundred miles since completion.

Note. this car is fitted with a twin pipe sports exhaust from the Triumph Sports 6 Club. this being a 6 cylinder. the engine sounds great with the deep throated note.

 

First MOT for 14 years completed without any advisories. valid until Feb 2015. Tax exempt and classic insurance.

Please bare in mind this is a 45 year old classic.

Any questions or offers please dont hesitate to contact me.

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