All about racing a 1971 Triumph Spitfire MKIV 2001-Present

Wheels and Steering…

Notes from the future : Hmm, this is a good example of how little I knew.  There’s tonnes I could have written about here,...

Transmission

Notes from the future : This is how I started out, nearly 20 years ago.  It did work (for a few races).  I wouldn’t...

Fuel

Notes from the future : Not much to say here, again this is old content that I wrote before I had any idea what...

Suspension

Notes from the future :  We’re getting into the meat of things here, again none of this stuff stayed on the car for very long...

Engine…

Notes from the future : Again, this is old content that I’m restoring from before I started racing.  For what it’s worth, the approach...

Brakes

Notes from the future: Wow, again this is an old post but future me is thinking, ‘That’s all I did? Just replaced the pads...

Safety

Notes from the future : Again, this was written in 2001.  It was pretty much all I did at the time to get started, but...

Preparing the car

Notes from the future : This post was written in 2000/2001 and is part of my ongoing project to restore the original content of...

Starting out

Notes from the future : This post is pulled from an original page on my old site, it was written sometime around 2000-2001, therefore...