Articles | Technical and tuning

Building an hard top carrier

The beginning of Spring sees many roadsters coming out of the winter hibernation, but if yours has never stopped because it has a hard top then you have to face the problem of how to keep it when it is not in use. One of the possible solutions is to use a carrier, which provides adequate support to the hard top and allows you to move it where you prefer thanks to its four wheels. In this article we explain a simple and inexpensive way to build it yourself.

This document is written in Italian, you can have a hint about its content by using Google Translator and loading the PDF file. If you'd like to have a proper translation in English write to redazione@triumphinitaly.it and we'll do our best to do it.
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Models: Roadster TR2 / Roadster TR3 / Roadster TR4 / Roadster TR5 / Roadster TR6 / Roadster TR7 / Roadster TR7 Sprint / Roadster TR8 / Spitfire 4 / Spitfire MKII / Spitfire MKIII / Spitfire MKIV / Spitfire 1500 / Stag Mk1/Mk2

Keywords: Accessories / DIY / Hardtop

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Steering rack: swaps and repairs

Whilst they may look the same, most Triumph steering racks cannot be successfully interchanged without some level of modification. In recent years, the most prevalent example has been using a late model T2000/2500 rack when converting a left-hand drive TR6. This article discusses the origins, repair, conversions and modifications for race use, and particularly shows why such conversions are usually done wrongly.
This original version of this article was written for the TSOAQ and is available here.

This document is written in Italian, you can have a hint about its content by using Google Translator and loading the PDF file. If you'd like to have a proper translation in English write to redazione@triumphinitaly.it and we'll do our best to do it.
You can find a list of the articles translated in English here.

Models: 2000/2500 MK1 / 2000/2500 MK2 / Dolomite Sprint / GT6 MKI / GT6 MKII / GT6 MKIII / Herald 1200 e 12/50 / Roadster TR4 / Roadster TR5 / Roadster TR6 / Spitfire 4 / Spitfire MKII / Spitfire MKIII

Keywords: DIY / Steering

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E-Fire, the electric Spitfire

Electric vehicles are a divisive topic among car enthusiasts, especially classic ones: for some, conversion to electric power is pure blasphemy, for others it is the only hope of being able to drive a classic car in the years to come. Someone has already tried his hand at this venture and tells all the details in this article.


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Models: Spitfire 1500

Keywords: DIY / Electric vehicles

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The SC (Small Car) series engines

When you raise the bonnet of your Herald or Spitfire you may receive a lot of comments about the small engine lost in its wide bay. This engine claims an history and and evolution that, despite the various opinions on its reliability, made it the real strength of these cars.

This document is written in Italian, you can have a hint about its content by using Google Translator and loading the PDF file. If you'd like to have a proper translation in English write to redazione@triumphinitaly.it and we'll do our best to do it.
You can find a list of the articles translated in English here.

Models: 1300 1300/1300TC / 1500 1500/1500TC / 2000/2500 MK1 / 2000/2500 MK2 / GT6 MKI / GT6 MKII / GT6 MKIII / Herald 948 / Herald 1200 e 12/50 / Herald 13/60 / Spitfire 4 / Spitfire MKII / Spitfire MKIII / Spitfire MKIV / Spitfire 1500 / Vitesse 1600 / Vitesse 2 Litre e MK2

Keywords: David Eley / Harry Webster / Engine

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