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Douglas D

Member ID: Doug in Vegas
Status: Free Member
Las Vegas, NV, USA   USA
Member Since: 2016-04-06
Home Site: The Triumph Experience
Last Login: 2018-05-23 07:49
Forum Activity: 2018-05-23 14:24
Forum Posts: 7,478
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1978 Triumph Spitfire 1500 Pageant Blue Douglas D

1978 Triumph Spitfire 1500

1 Vehicles — Total mileage: 67,449 mi (108,549 km) — Average age: 1978

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Easy Fix For Rattling Hood

Posted on: Saturday November 4, 2017

I have a nicely worn notch in the bracket for the latch and the noise of the hood rattling was driving me crazy (a short putt at best). A short length of plastic door edge protector slipped on eliminated the rattle. Just cut a short piece and push it into place. They come with their own bead of adhesive so they stay on.

Installing An LED Dimmer To Dashboard Lights

Posted on: Saturday February 11, 2017

Adding a dimmer to LED dash lights. Note: This is a major modification of the wiring system of your vehicle. In a prior article I covered a modification that gives full 3 LED lighting to the heater bezel. In this article I will cover the isolation of the dash lights so they will be controlled by a dial type dimmer similar to the way the stock bulbs are controlled. The first thing that must be mentioned is the brightness of LE...

3 LED/Full Illumination Of The Heater Control Bezel

Posted on: Wednesday January 25, 2017

The stock heater controls on the Triumph Spitfire are illuminated by a single tiny bulb in the center of a piece of transparent plastic. This leaves the outer edges of the lettering with little to no illumination. After upgrading my dash lights to LEDs it became very apparent that I needed to illuminate the heater controls as well. The stock illumination was visually disappointing. My criteria were very basic. I wanted the same hue as the existing LEDs in the gauges, thus the same LEDs I ...

Interior Quarter Panel Template

Posted on: Wednesday August 10, 2016

I am REALLY surprised that nobody had posted one of these before.,file=67982,filename=1978_Triumph_Spitfire_Interior_Rear_Quarter_Panel_Card_Template.pdf

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