1973 Triumph Spitfire

1973 Triumph Spitfire

We introduce a new project and a new author as 2012-10-14er Tim Suddard's son, Tommy, tackles the restoration of the 1973 Triumph Spitfire on a teenagers budget.

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Apr
26
Apr 26, 2011
Spitfire Surgery

We install new rocker panels and quarter patch panels to prep for paint.

Nov
19
Nov 19, 2010
Spicy Spitfire

More power for our Spitfire.

Feb
09
Feb 9, 2010
Slick as Spit

All right, we're going to take the plunge and properly restore our Spitfire.

Feb
09
Feb 9, 2010
Carburetor Corrections

We install freshened carburetors on the cheap.

Oct
27
Oct 27, 2008
Sleeping Spitfire

Tommy's Spitfire gets some temporary rest.

Jun
16
Jun 16, 2008
Seating Arrangements

We settle into some new seat foam in the Spitfire.

Apr
30
Apr 30, 2008
Fixin' a Hole

Tommy fixes a hole (or 10) where the rain comes in the Spitfire's top.

Feb
24
Feb 24, 2008
Installing a Radio

The Spitfire gets a new radio.

Dec
11
Dec 11, 2007
First Event in the Spitfire

Just hours after being finished, the Spitfire competes in a car show and autocross.

Nov
13
Nov 13, 2007
Tommy Gets His Spitfire Going

Tommy takes care of some underhood cleanup, gets the Spitfire running, and more...

Oct
28
Oct 28, 2007
Starting on the Spitfire Brakes

Tommy learns the ugly truth about brake parts that sit for 20 years.

Jul
20
Jul 20, 2007
School's Out!

As summer starts, so does more work on the Spitfire.

Aug
10
Aug 10, 2006
Cleaning out the fuel tank

We cleaned out the gas tank.

Jul
28
Jul 28, 2006
Wash it Off

Any project should start with a good cleaning

Jul
01
Jul 1, 2006
A New Project, a New Author

We introduce a new project and a new author to the world of restoration.

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