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'73 Spitfire 1500. SOLID CAR THAT NEEDS NOTHING

Sale price: $3,450.00 make an offer
Last update: 09.10.2014

Seller's notes: "Great driver. Small paint blemishes here and there. All paint flaws are in the pictures. Please look carefully."
Sale type: Fixed price listing

Technical specifications, photos and description:

Manufacturer: Triumph
Model: Spitfire
Year: 1973
Type: U/K
Color: Red
Mileage: 70,060
Engine: 1.5L 1493CC 91Cu. In. l4 GAS OHV Naturally Aspirated
Transmission: Manual
Fuel Type: GAS
Trim: Base
Interior Color: Black
Vehicle Title: Clear
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'73 Spitfire 1500. SOLID CAR THAT NEEDS NOTHING for sale

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  • '73 Spitfire 1500. SOLID CAR THAT NEEDS NOTHING
  • '73 Spitfire 1500. SOLID CAR THAT NEEDS NOTHING
  • '73 Spitfire 1500. SOLID CAR THAT NEEDS NOTHING
  • '73 Spitfire 1500. SOLID CAR THAT NEEDS NOTHING
  • '73 Spitfire 1500. SOLID CAR THAT NEEDS NOTHING
  • '73 Spitfire 1500. SOLID CAR THAT NEEDS NOTHING
  • '73 Spitfire 1500. SOLID CAR THAT NEEDS NOTHING
  • '73 Spitfire 1500. SOLID CAR THAT NEEDS NOTHING
  • '73 Spitfire 1500. SOLID CAR THAT NEEDS NOTHING
  • '73 Spitfire 1500. SOLID CAR THAT NEEDS NOTHING
  • '73 Spitfire 1500. SOLID CAR THAT NEEDS NOTHING

This 1973 Spitfire came in on a trade a month or so ago. The car is in pretty good shape. Seats are near perfect. Carpet looks nice. Top is NEW. Tires are close to new with 80%+ tread. The car starts up immediately with no smoking or noises. Clutch engages just like it should. It runs and drives like it is supposed to. The top comes on and off very easily and has a boot to cover it up when it is down.  Floor boards are solid with no visible rot and no rot underneath. Carpet is there. For some reason there is a square piece of carpet that is missing on the drivers side floor board that is covered by a black floor mat. Dash is in great shape. The car looks good underneath. There is some bubbling and small bits of rust showing on the bottom of the driver's rocker panel. I took as many pictures of the problem area(s) as I could. The car has obviously been repainted at one time. The paint job looks decent. It is a great driver. not so much a show car. There are small imperfections in the paint here and there. but nothing major. You have to get up pretty close to see the bad spots.  
The guy that traded in the Triumph used it as his daily driver for about three months. He put roughly 60 miles a day on it. 5 days a week. for three months. It never left him stranded. He traded it to me because he was "sick of having to put the top up and down" and the car had a brake fluid leak and a loud wheel bearing. He didn't know where to get parts. When I got the car I order a rear wheel bearing kit and a new master cylinder from English Parts out of Michigan. After putting those two items on everything works great again. NO ISSUES WHAT-SO-EVER. Get in it and DRIVE!

I took as many pictures as I could. If you need something else just ask.  
Commission number: (FM 1726 U) OR (FM 726 U)-----------I can't tell if that is a 1 or notPaint Code: 72Trim Code: 11

On Oct-01-14 at 10:09:44 PDT. seller added the following information:

I am available anytime to answer any questions you may have. If you need a picture of something that I haven't shown please feel free to ask. You can call or text 352-441-0343.

The car is in Williston. FL. It is available to be seen 7 days a week if you would like to come see it prior to bidding.  

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