Tag Archives: Triumph

Triumph Spitfire 1500 Project

There is nothing quite like open top motoring. Even better classic low to the ground roadster. I’ve owned a Triumph Spitfire but that was almost a decade ago. It was a slightly tatty but very drivable 1974. That car remains … Continue reading

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Crazy Triumph Spitfire Engine Swap

Most people who swap a different engine into a Triumph Spitfire will do so to gain more horse power and reliability. This builder certainly has the more horsepower covered but reliability … I don’t know. He has chosen the Maserati … Continue reading

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Fantastic engine rebuild sequence

Check out this fantastic engine rebuild sequence on YouTube via Hemmings Blog. The video is done in a stop animation style and shows the rebuild process from pallet to car. The engine is a Triumph unit from an early Spitfire … Continue reading

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Sammio Spyder – 50s style sports car

The Sammio Spyder is a Triumph Herald based re-body that recalls the fantastic fiberglass body specials from the 1950s mostly utilizing flat head four cylinder Fords. There was an amazing variety of these specials as evidenced by the fantastic 1950s … Continue reading

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Car ownership milestones

I’ve owned a lot of vehicles and enjoyed each one (mostly) for different things. Here are a few of my car milestones First vehicle: 1980 Dodge Maxivan – a hand me down from parents this was a fantastic young man’s … Continue reading

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Triumph TR7 & TR8 Spotting Guide: 1975-1982

Spotting Guide for the Triumph TR7 and TR8. Identify yearly changes. Continue reading

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