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NZWINRZ's "SpitFord" - 1972 Triumph Spitfire
Owned by NZWINRZ
1972 Triumph Spitfire

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Last updated: 25-09-2011, 08:25 PM
User's Posts: 146
Location: TX

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Started in 1984 and had it rolling in 1986. Started out with 289 ci and in 1996 built stroker motor

1972 Spitfire with FORD 347 stroker, toploader 4 speed and 3.50 ratio 8" Auburn rear end

Hand made frame from the front shock towers back to rear bumper to handle the Ford drivetrain. Sti
5.0 bored and stroked to 347cubic inch, Torker intake port matched to Trick Flow heads with roller rockers, roller cam, aluminun flywheel with Centerforce clutch, Holley 850 dp

narrowed 8" Ford from Mustang
All Ford, except the Spitfire front end with Gaz adjustable ride height dropped 1inch. Gaz coil over rear
15x6 Enkie front with 195-50-15, had 15x10 with 285-35-15 P7 on rear, two years later replaced with 15x7 with 195-50-15 all around
Dash hand made from Mahogany and stained to match the Alfa steering wheel. VDO cockpit gauges, gutted doors, hardtop only, rarely used.
Put 12k miles in 25 years

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