Member Page: Richard Singerman

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Richard Singerman

Member ID: ras111
Status: Gold Member Gold Member
Dollard des Ormeaux, QC, Canada   CAN
Member Since: 2010-12-06
Home Site: The Triumph Experience
Last Login: 2018-05-20 19:04
Forum Activity: 2018-05-20 20:05
Forum Posts: 458

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1976 Triumph Spitfire 1500 Blue Richard Singerman

1976 Triumph Spitfire 1500

1 Vehicles — Total mileage: 62,000 mi (99,779 km) — Average age: 1976

Member Journal – Richard Singerman's - The Long Road

There are 7 total entries in this Journal.

Time For Some Interior Love

Posted on: Tuesday February 23, 2016

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How do you make a tired old car look great? Give it some interior love!!! Decided to install new carpets, new seat foams, seat straps and covers, new head rests, sun visors and door panels. My seats were literally falling apart. After every drive there would be a bunch of foam pieces under the seat - it had just dried out with age. Changing the seat straps made a HUGE improvement in the overall seat comfort. I definitely recommend changing straps if you are redoing seat foams. For t...

Different Diff

Posted on: Sunday February 21, 2016

This was another big improvement! My original differential was making a bad whinning sound....and I soon realized what this was toast! Instead of going through the time and expense of trying to rebuild mine, I decided to buy one from Rimmer.....but chose to go with an least with respect to North going with a 3.63:1 versus my original 3.89:1. The 3:63 was in fact the differential used in the UK....and I see makes a BIG difference! ...

Wheels And Tires

Posted on: Sunday February 21, 2016

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Was inspired again by some posts on the forum and started investigating larger size wheels. Looked into wheel adapters, but several people convinced me this was not the way to go. I heard about MGF wheels fitting Spitfires and began my search. There are several different styles of wheels that were used on MGFs, and I chose the style that I felt would be best. I found a "BREAKER" in the UK - essentially a company that tears part old cars and sell the parts - that had 4 used MGF wheels and ...

Renewal - The Long List

Posted on: Sunday February 21, 2016

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I spent many months buying up all the parts I wanted and needed in order to get the car back on the road. I wanted the car to be fun an reliable. No concerns about the FUN part.........reliable is a completely other thing. I decided that if I was going to do this, I had better take the time and do it right. New engine mounts New battery New electric fuel pump New brake pads and springs New brake lines New brake rotors New brake drums Rebuilt calipers New brake master cylinder Ne...

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