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1979 Red Triumph Spitfire 1500 Convertible Sports Car 1493cc EXTRAS

Sale price: $2,999.00 make an offer
Last update: 15.01.2014

Seller's notes: "Partial restoration; georgeous wood dash installation, soft folding top, tonneau cover."
Sale type: Fixed price listing

Technical specifications, photos and description:

Manufacturer: Triumph
Model: Spitfire
Year: 1979
Type: Convertible
Color: Red
Mileage: 73,302
Engine: 4 cylinder
Transmission: Manual
Fuel Type: Gasoline
Trim: Base
Interior Color: Black
Vehicle Title: Clear
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1979 Red Triumph Spitfire 1500 Convertible Sports Car 1493cc EXTRAS for sale

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  • 1979 Red Triumph Spitfire 1500 Convertible Sports Car 1493cc EXTRAS
  • 1979 Red Triumph Spitfire 1500 Convertible Sports Car 1493cc EXTRAS
  • 1979 Red Triumph Spitfire 1500 Convertible Sports Car 1493cc EXTRAS
  • 1979 Red Triumph Spitfire 1500 Convertible Sports Car 1493cc EXTRAS
  • 1979 Red Triumph Spitfire 1500 Convertible Sports Car 1493cc EXTRAS
  • 1979 Red Triumph Spitfire 1500 Convertible Sports Car 1493cc EXTRAS
  • 1979 Red Triumph Spitfire 1500 Convertible Sports Car 1493cc EXTRAS
  • 1979 Red Triumph Spitfire 1500 Convertible Sports Car 1493cc EXTRAS
  • 1979 Red Triumph Spitfire 1500 Convertible Sports Car 1493cc EXTRAS
  • 1979 Red Triumph Spitfire 1500 Convertible Sports Car 1493cc EXTRAS
  • 1979 Red Triumph Spitfire 1500 Convertible Sports Car 1493cc EXTRAS
  • 1979 Red Triumph Spitfire 1500 Convertible Sports Car 1493cc EXTRAS

YEAR:1979

MAKE:Triumph

MODEL/TRIM:Spitfire 1500CONDITION:Pre-OwnedBODY:ConvertibleEXTERIOR:RedENGINE:1500 cc Inline 4INTERIOR:Black VinylTRANSMISSION:4 Speed ManualMILEAGE:73. 02DRIVETRAIN:Rear Wheel Drive
The goods: I have had fun playing with the car. but havent had the proper time to dedicate to it. Invested over $5k in the last 6 months.  New real wood dash professionally installed with original gauges. New bullet style mirrorsNew ashtray within dash coverNew battery and leadsNew Petronix electronic ignitionNew locking manual chokeNew Triumph shift knobNew glove boxNew wired antennaNew cigarette lighterNewer 98% life Euro Futura tiresNewer black vinyl seats. Matching red stitching and no rips or tears. Working radioIncludes folding soft top; no holes or tearsIncludes leather split tonneau cover
Needs work: This is a 30+ year old Brittish car. All of these cars are projects. The only issues I have had are below. Carb. Passed smog a couple moths ago. and failed CA smog last week. Running rich and having a hard time at higher RPM's. 1st gear can be quirky to get into; clutch in. 2nd to 1st always works for me.  
Heater controls are stuck. Have not explored. Radio works. but only one speaker is attached

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