Triumph Spitfire 1500
Fast Road / Race Car
Purchased by the previous owner in 1991 and used as a daily use car up until 2001 when it was stored until approx 2009.
In 2010 the car was restored fully into a fast road / racing spec by Ben Marshall classic vehicles in Somerset. In total including parts it was £14,500 restoration costs.
The car has done 3 track days at Castle Combe in the last 10 years other then this it has covered very few miles since the restoration.
This was a complete chassis up rebuild
Ported & polished cylinder head
Chambers reworked to oversize inlet and exhaust valves
Skimmed to give 10:1 compression with the pistons used
Competition head gasket and new studs / fixings
Crank reground with all new bearings and new heavy duty oil pump
Full balanced rods, crank and flywheel
Con rods fitted with Cosworth bolts
TH5 camshaft with new followers, timing chain and sprockets
Uprated rocker shaft oil feed
Lightweight gel battery
High torque started motor
High flow electric fuel pump
Kenlow electric fan
Twin 40 Webber carbs
Running Castrol R racing oil
Jigsaw racing full FIA cage
Battery cut off and additional gauges for oil / voltage
FIA racing seats and harness
Lowered rear spring (using spacer)
Uprated front springs and adjustable AVO shocks all round.
Adjustable suspension front & back
Lightweight alloy wheels with TOYO racing tyres
Firewall behind rear seats
GT6 front uprights and brakes (provides larger brake discs and also larger front wheel bearings)
The car is fitted with a lightweight fibre glass bonnet and boot lid. The fiber glass bonnet is an ok fit not perfect shut lines. Fitted for racing to reduce weight on the front.
All original bumpers and chrome restored
Interior heating left in place and fully working as well as original dash board with all the normal gauges & features
The car is in superb condition. Large history file including many photographs of the restoration.
Complete chassis up rebuild
A quick exciting road car, great fun track day hillclimbing car or could be Very easily converted into race car
Quality of the build and work gone into the car is of a very high standard.
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