1973 Triumph Spitfire Base 1.5L restore started solid good eng trans rear frame

1973 Triumph Spitfire conv

Condition: Used
Make: Triumph
Model: Spitfire
SubModel: conv
Type: U/K
Trim: Base
Year: 1973
Mileage: 85,000
VIN: FM5939U
Color: red
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: 4 spd
Drive type: U/K
Interior color: tan
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Binghamton, New York, United States
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Description for Triumph Spitfire 1973

up for grabs is a 1973 triumph spitfire conv....it was being restored when the owner passed away....floors replaced, ody partially chemically stripped...brakes done and engine trans redone....solid car with small rust spots in the usual places... very solid frame without rust out..heard it run a few months ago, ut I have not tried to start it as the starter switch is dismantled...engine turns over well....all under the hood looks pretty good...doors/trunk/hood all open and close real nicely....seats are not original to this car....all other parts are there to complete the rebuild,,, ood soft top, oneau cover, ugs, nterior panels, ew cooper 13" tires on nice wire wheels...extra wire and extra sold wheel....many xtra parts....new tune up parts...chrome bumpers are pretty nice with no rust out or pitting....trunk area is pretty solid with no big rust holes....has new air shocks on rear....has a great padded hardtop with nice headliner ....I will try to get it running this week, ut for now it is being sold as is....asking a fair price - the top is worth my reserve!....reserve set....will accept reasonable offers....can deliver w/in a 150 mile radius of Binghamton ny....o/w you must trailer or transport....

FOR THOSE WHO HAVE ASKED, HE RESERVE IS 1000.

On Oct-19-15 at 16:06:27 PDT, eller added the following information:

should have it running tomorrow...battery was real dead....charged but had no gas, urns over real well....top irons are like new as pictures

On Oct-21-15 at 06:12:03 PDT, eller added the following information:

got the car to start with a screwdriver in the ign switch...3 wires fell off and did not jknow where they went...now it starts and shuts right off....duh...cranks over nicely and strong...batt charged