This next car comes as a tip from Zach who writes: The Mk III Spitfires still had the chrome bumpers, upsized engine 1296cc vs 1147cc earlier unit. Looks to have most all the pieces you’d want there – OD, hardtop, replacement floors to be welded in… if the sills are good, this is about as straight forward as you can get. Difficult to tell, but body panels generally appear straight. Pretty much any part you need is available and after you go through and clean the electrical bits, as reliable as you need on a project car. I still miss my ’70. Right on Zach…you should buy this one and get back in the game!! Find this 1969 Triumph Spitfire Mk3 offered for $1500 near Portland, OR via craigslist.
From the seller:
make / manufacturer: Triumph
model name / number: Spitfire MK3
MK3 Spitfire has overdrive trans and 1300 engine with dual SU carbs. Comes with new front bumper. Needs restoration. Body is solid except floors. Replacement floor panels included. Fiberglass Tunnel cover included. Oregon title. Price is firm.
Also have other MK3, and MK4 Spitfires, and Spit 1500 Rolling Chassis.
MK3 Factory steel top in great condition available for an extra $500.
No trades. If you see this ad, it is still for sale. Available evenings and weekends only.
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