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1978 Triumph Spitfire for sale 101592613
1978 Triumph Spitfire

1978 Triumph Spitfire

Convertible Car for sale in Georgetown, South Carolina 29440


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Georgetown, SC 29440

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Classic Car Overview

PRICED TO SELL!  1978 Spitfire 1500 w/ OD.  Strong engine with Weber 32/36, header, Monza exhaust, Crane Cams Coil/ignition.  4 speed w/ working OD.  New rear seal, new fluid, new clutch/release bearing/slave cylinder.  New U-Joints.  New front oil seal on Differential.  Reconditioned rear spring w/ new buttons and bushings.  New radius arm bushings.  Brakes:  Front- new Discs, rebuilt cylinders, rebuilt Master Cylinder, Braided Steel lines, new wheel bearings.  Rear- turned drums, new pads, new cylinders, Braided Steel lines.  Rust:  this car received some type of rust treatment in the past but has rust in the following areas:  Drivers floor board-moderate rust w/ dime sized hole, rear rocker panels where they meet the rear wheel wells has dime sized holes, rear tow hook is rusted trough were it is welded to frame.  Scattered surface rust elsewhere.  What this car needs to be a driver:  Front Suspension.  I've driven ~ 20miles since completing work.  Steering is fair up to about 50mph.  VERY vague beyond that.  Will need new ball joints, tie-rods, etc.  Car has been garage kept for past 8yrs.  Please call after 3pm Central for more details!  CAR IS LOCATED IN JEFFERSON CITY, MO.  Title in hand.  

UPDATE!!  Steering much improved since rework of Rear Spring this past weekend (9/11).  Drove car for over 20miles at 55-60mph on back country 2-lane roads.  Held road well.  Blast to drive.  

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Vehicle Specifications

  • VIN
  • Classic Car ID
  • Stock Number
  • Category
    Import Classics
  • Body Style
  • New/Used
  • Mileage
    75,000 miles
  • Engine
    4 Cylinder
  • Condition
    Great Start for a weekend Driver. Good running, relatively rust free.
  • Drivetrain
    2 wheel drive - rear
  • Transmission
    4 Speed Manual
  • Exterior Color

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