Wheeler Dealers Triumph Spitfire3

Mike Brewer joins forces with top mechanic Edd China to put second-hand cars back on the road. The team tries to successfully complete the revival of the Triumph Spitfire.

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Wheeler Dealers Triumph Spitfire Part 3/5
" sure there is no obvious rust or even some sulfur rusting. And you run your hand or any body part, you can normally feel; you'll be surprised actually how subtle a bump or a dent you can feel, and you can often feel whether somebody used a filler in it, even if, to the naked eye, first glance, it looks fine. You might actually, "Oh! There's a bit of a lump there." That gives you a clue that it maybe a bit of a problem with filler. And you can always get a little magnet on that and pop a magnet on it. If the magnet doesn't stick then it's definitely loads of filler. Notice, this one comes with a hardtop roof which is a really good little thing to get hold off because, in the winter, the soft top is a bit windy which is a much better thing to look for as well. Again, just check everything. Just look at this. It's kinda like any product, any car really. Just keep checking everything for wear and tear. This car has done I don't know how many thousand miles, so it's gonna have lots of bits of wear on it, and so you check for that, especially. Gonna pop on the other side to the driver seat. It's the same on almost any car ever. Again, check the steering wheel for wear. Check the seats itself where the driver seat, but also, check the floor mats. Check under any mats that are in there, but if you can, try and peel the mats up altogether so you can see the floor beneath because of course that you're gonna see the real work. You're gonna see whether there's loads of rust, holes, or worse still, nothing at all, so who have to check on that as well, and again of course, the rubbers, although they can be changed, it's quite a good indication how much wear and tear the car has actually seen. So, it's just the little things like that, and really, just get a feel about how the car looks and know the classic courses of the engine. We might just need to pop round further round again. When you're in the engine bay, check the oil. Check the fluids. Basically, find out whether there's any good. The thing to do is to actually to smell it because obviously you can smell if the oil is burnt. And if you don't know what I mean go down to a scrap yard get around all the cars there and keep checking and sniffing the oil. It will soon work out which are clean which are ones are dirty.





Wheeler DealersTriumph Spitfire6
Mike Brewer joins forces with top mechanic Edd China to put second-hand cars back on the road. The team tries to successfully complete the revival of the Triumph Spitfire.





1968 Triumph Spitfire MK3 Restoration Project - Part 3 - Seats and door panels
Some do ground up restoration, others body off..... My Spitfire is getting restored Inside Out LOL. I said many times before that I don't have time for this project, but this doesn't mean it is not moving. See for yourself!





Triumph TR6 Engine Strip Down - Wheeler Dealers
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