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1972 Triumph Spitfire/GT6 Autocross Race car:

Sale price: $3,050.00 make an offer
Last update: 11.01.2014

Seller's notes: "Triumph Spitfire Autocross car: Very good condition."
Sale type: Fixed price listing

Technical specifications, photos and description:

Manufacturer: Triumph
Model: Spitfire
Year: 1972
Mileage: 100,000
Engine: Buick 215 V8
Trim: convertable
Vehicle Title: Clear
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1972 Triumph Spitfire/GT6 Autocross Race car: for sale

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1972 Triumph Spitfire/GT6 Autocross Race car:



Background:

Car started Competition life in 1985 as a GT6 coupe.

It has gone thru 5 major modifications to improve weight distribution.

reduce weight. improve handling and improve safety.

 

Competition History:SCCA Denver Region EMod class champion: 2011. 2010. 1990. 1991. 1992


Chassis:

              Front suspension: has been moved forward. the rack lowered. and all the


              rubber bushings have been replaced with bronze bushings or Rod ends

              Adjustable Carrera performance shocks and race springs are included.

              The top front A-Arms are custom parts to provide adjustable castor and camber.

              Rear suspension: uses the production suspension uprights with

              4 custom links to provide Short/Long arm camber change curves.

              All suspension links include bronze bushings or rod ends.

              Adjustable Koni shocks and race springs are included.

              Steering: A 2x Steering speed increaser is installed. Quick disconnect Steering Wheel.

              Rollbar complies to SCCA Autocross rules

              3 gallon Fuel cell exceeds SCCA requirements for Autocross.

              High capacity Holley electric fuel pump installed.

              Brakes: SS hoses installed at all 4 corners. A Tilton hanging pedal assembly for the

              brakes is installed. includes Tilton Master cylinders and front/rear brake bias adjuster.

              Total weight: 1620 pounds. (Wet. no driver)

              Body: Fiberglass bonnet and rear wheel fender flares. Front airdam: ABS plastic

              Drivers seat: Howe shorttrack Aluminum seat. 6 pt belts

              Passenger seat with  6 pt belts included. (Not shown in photos)

Engine:

1963 Buick 215 V8. Bored . 030" over. Aries dome pistons Compression ratio of 12. 0 to 1.

Camshaft: 282 degree Isky. Isky hydraulic lifters. Isky pushrods. springs and keepers.


This motor will rev to 7200 RPM with no risk to the internals.




Cylinder heads rebuilt by RidgeReamers in Arvada CO

Carb: Holley 390 CFM double pumper. Offy Manifold optimized for low torque. Custom headers.

Oil system modified and includes a pan and pickup made by Jim McKamey.



Block Oil gallery bored out from . 38 to . 50" diameter. High capacity oil pump installed.


with remote oil filter. Cylinder head oil galleries drilled to accept flow limiters to prevent


over-oiling on the top of the motor and (therefore) greater oil pressure to the bottom end.


Clutch/Trans/Diff

Flywheel is a Tilton Aluminum forging. it weighs 15 pounds. Clutch is a Long style Chevy clutch.

Transmission is a GM Muncie M22 close ratio. (Not a "Rock crusher")




Differential is a 3. 90 Subaru with a KAAZ 1. 5 Limited slip.





Wheels &  Tires


13 x 9 Revolutions with Avons on the front


13 x 10 Revolutions with Avons on the rear.


Moroso 5/8" wheel studs front and rear.

SPARES:

1 Welded TR differential included.

1 Set of stiffer (for Concrete) race springs

5 additional Anti-roll bars. (Larger/smaller) for front(3x) and rear(2x).

Passenger seat with belts.

 

Payment: $1500 due 2 days after auction close. Final payment due in 10 days or less after auction close.

 

Shipping: I will assist with shipping companies: buyer is responsible for all costs.


PAYMENT: I will accept paypal at the email address below. Contact me for other payment options.

 

Please phone or email with questions:

 

Rog Smith

303 494 0140

rfsmith48”at”gmail. com

 

Thanks for looking!

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