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Roymilburn92_3186

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  1. I had my seats refurbished and leather trimmed by Tony Archer in Huddersfield. He is reasonably priced and does full interiors including a lot of E type Jags.
  2. I have a Mk1 Spitfire with a Mk3 engine which ran very hot when I got it. I fitted radiator valances, the wider radiator, 7 blade mechanical fan and fresh coolant. No electric fan or engine bay valances and I have standard air filters. The car now runs a bit cold - just sits at the bottom of Normal even in traffic. Temp gauge doesn't get anywhere near halfway. I am now fitting a new thermostat as I suspect the previous owner tampered with it to try and keep it from overheating. I would like a bit more heat in the engine and in the cockpit! I think the condition and age of the radiator a
  3. Many thanks to Jane who gave me the photo's and measurements I needed.
  4. Hi I am new to this group and am after a bit of help. I have recently aquired a Mk1 Spitfire which has had the hood frame repaired at some time in the past. I think the legs have been replaced with some tubing but left slightly too long. When I lock the legs down in their low position it is too high. It is a real struggle to get the hood on and when it is, it is fully tensioned without having to release the sprung catches on the frame legs. Does anybody have a Mk1 or Mk2 Spitfire and could possibly measure from the peg locating slot to the base of the leg for me? I think I need to chop a
  5. Hi, I have recently bought my first classic car - this 1963 Mk1 Spitfire from a chap who had it stored away for the last 7 years. It has a few issues but I am enjoying learning about the car and driving it is so much fun.
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