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1978 Triumph Spitfire 1500 White classic sports car convertible

Sale price: £3,995.00 make an offer
Last update: 02.01.2014

Car location: Saltburn, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Sale type: Fixed price listing

Technical specifications, photos and description:

Manufacturer: Triumph
Year: 1978
Type: Sports/Convertible
Doors: 2
Color: White
Engine: 1,500
Transmission: Manual
Fuel: Petrol
Drive side: Right-hand drive
Previous Owners: 8
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1978 Triumph Spitfire 1500 White classic sports car convertible for sale

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  • 1978 Triumph Spitfire 1500 White classic sports car convertible
  • 1978 Triumph Spitfire 1500 White classic sports car convertible
  • 1978 Triumph Spitfire 1500 White classic sports car convertible
  • 1978 Triumph Spitfire 1500 White classic sports car convertible
  • 1978 Triumph Spitfire 1500 White classic sports car convertible
  • 1978 Triumph Spitfire 1500 White classic sports car convertible
  • 1978 Triumph Spitfire 1500 White classic sports car convertible
  • 1978 Triumph Spitfire 1500 White classic sports car convertible
  • 1978 Triumph Spitfire 1500 White classic sports car convertible
  • 1978 Triumph Spitfire 1500 White classic sports car convertible
  • 1978 Triumph Spitfire 1500 White classic sports car convertible
  • 1978 Triumph Spitfire 1500 White classic sports car convertible

For sale is this lovely 1978 triumph spitfire 1500. The date of first registration was 05/04/1978 and this car has received a lot of attention from it's previous owners over the years. A very detailed history accompanying this car documents the restoration work. servicing and parts fitted to the car over the years with the majority taking place since a 2010 full restoration. The car is taxed until the end of May '14 and has an MOT until October '14 passing with no advisories. The mileage is 64251 As mentioned this spitfire has benefitted from a full restoration in 2010 and also many new parts since. This has all been fully documented with a diary account or works taken place and an accompanying picture file. Pictures of the documentation can be seen however the main points of restoration carried out and parts replaced include: Full body respray to White (original colour being red) Brake pads/discs/hoses replaced and master cylinder overhauled Fan replaced with Kenlowe electric fan which maintains constant temperature whilst running. Servo brakes fitted New fuel pump. hoses and filter New starter motor new oil and air filters Carburettor valves. needles and jets replaced Exhaust front pipe and all fixings and clamps replaced Rear driveshaft universal joints renewed £150 wooden rimmed steering wheel (as new) Speedometer overhauled with calibration certificates (retaining original mileage) Front seats restored (original houndstooth seats) Bonnet and boot seals renewed New battery New rocker cover And much more. all documented in the history file. The spitfire starts. runs and maintains temperature really well. All the interior lights and functions are in full working order. The brakes are quite efficient with the servo system fitted. Although this is not a concourse car. it is in very good condition. Mechanically sound. The body has a few minor blemishes but no rust or rot. Chrome work is in great condition. Lots of old MOTs and tax discs accompany the history file. Many receipts for all parts fitted also. Spare parts that will come with the car include: Original steering wheel Black Hood cover (for reclined position) Lightweight waterproof hood cover (for hood up position) Full cab tonneau cover Spare air filters. plugs. seals and other miscellaneous parts. More Photos available on request.

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