I HAVE BEEN A MEMBER FOR ABOUT 9 MONTHS NOW AND MY FATHER USED TO OWN AND RALLY SJW 548S (TR7 V I HAVEN,T POSTED MUCH BUT I AM OPEN TO QUESTIONS ON THE CAR OR ANY TECH QUESTIONS THAT I CAN ASK MY FATHER!!
I HAVE SOME REALLY GOOD PICS OF THE CAR THAT I WANT TO POST FROM THE 80'S BUT I CAN,T SEEM TO UPLOAD THEM ONTO THE FORUM ID IMAGINE TAHT ALOT OF THE MEMBERSWILL WANT TO SEE THEM BECAUSE THIS IS ONE TR WITH A LONG HISTORY!!
Dougie, I thought KDU 497N had always been a 16 valve car I thought Ken had another KDU car, I will try to find its reg number. I know he was well respected at the factory which meant he was one of the first to use a TR7 in rallying. I would love to see more of the cars as I followed his career in Motoring News, in the early 80s.
Chris, Sorry got the reg wrong it was KDU 487N he owned> I just looked at one of the pics!!
I can't remember much about this car as it was before my time. I only know from photos and what my father has spoken about. This was his first TR after his mini it was originally from the factory (not abingdon though) Birmingham he thinks!! It was originally a transmission test car with an eight valve and a four speed box. He then converted to a 16 valve sprint engine, five speed with a salisbury axle.
1979 Spitfire 1500 overdrive, Vermillion. MOT/tax August 2015. Professional floor/heelboard repairs 2011. Would benefit from fresh paint and cosmetics, or use as-is. Includes tonneau & hood cover.
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Modified Herald propshaft, with one large flange for 3.89 or 3.63 differential. U/J's in good condition ¬£30 Richard 01483 234557 Guildford.
Spitfire MK4 1972 33,000 (documented) miles original paintwork. Unrestored. New MOT. Various spares inc new set of carpets, stainless steel exhaust & webber manifold. Family owned 30 years. Bereavement forces sale. ¬£4500 ono 01483 576534