Triumph Spitfire, Vitesse Racing at Snetterton

This is me racing my spitfire no.19 at Snetterton Race Circuit in 1991. TLD white Vitesse and Kevin Ginger's white Spitfire amongst others

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Part 2 1979 Triumph Spitfire 1500 Differential Removal, Opening, Repair
Part 1 Removed the differential, in part 2 I open it up to see whats clunking.This triumph Spitfire 1500 has 77,000+ miles on the engine, but unknown on the diff, I discovered it was swapped out 25 yrs ago. The Crown Wheel teeth look great, Some slight wear on the sun & planet wheel teeth, I think will not need replaced, but thrust washers will (too much end float). The right side inner drive shaft bearing was found to be the noise maker, but easily fixed. Oil seals, and carrier bearings will be replaced. The carrier shims have not worn, they were skuffed up from the refitting, just appeared to be worn, same with the pinion head spacer. Reason for NO preload on the diff (checked at the pinion nut) was to be normal break in of the pinion bearings, I was told these would start at 18 inch pounds but drop to 10, 5 or less over time ( I would remember this when setting up the new pre-loading, to set it at the upper limit so the break in period kept more torque at the end. (oops, that bit me in the butt) Some back lash to be corrected, by re-shimming carrier shim pacs. I better learn that formula for picking shims. (never did remember it, but the directions are in the book). ( editing and added more info 11 July 2015)

9x Triumph TR6 - Lovely sounds!! 1080p HD
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Driving the 1966 Triumph Spitfire MKII | SpinOut
Triumph Spitfire 4 Mark II 1147 cc inline 4 Max output: 67bhp Top speed: 154km/h 0-100km/h: 15s Build from Dec 1964 to Jan 1967