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mike leisner

Member ID: teeka56
Status: Free Member
Seattle, WA, USA   USA
Member Since: 2010-10-07
Home Site: The Triumph Experience
Last Login: 2018-02-24 00:15
Forum Activity: 2018-02-24 00:33
Forum Posts: 795

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1972 Triumph Spitfire MkIV Saffron Maroon mike leisner

1972 Triumph Spitfire MkIV
1973 Triumph Spitfire 1500 Mimosa Yellow mike leisner

1973 Triumph Spitfire 1500

1980 Triumph Spitfire 1500 White mike leisner

1980 Triumph Spitfire 1500

3 Vehicles — Total mileage: 173,000 mi (278,417 km) — Average age: 1975
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Member Journal – Mike Leisner's Journal

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2017 Updates

Posted on: Sunday December 3, 2017


I have still been focused on making the '73 as reliable and usable as possible. Had a shifter failure in the summer of 2016. That was repaired with new bits and works well. This year I have had the replacement chassis prepped to go under this car. It's a '78 frame that is straight. It's been media blasted, primed, and painted a navy gray. Easy to touch up and the cost was very low. I removed a good portion of the rear bumper extensions and a friend patched the small rust defect on the left rea...

It Started With One Car

Posted on: Wednesday December 18, 2013

A few years back- I got the notion to buy a Spitfire and use that for a project. I had just finished a 71 Karmann Ghia. Back in the '70's I had a 72 Spitfire with OD and 67 SU dual carbs. It served me thru college and then some. Finally sold it in 1982 at the birth of our first son. My wife could barely fit behind the wheel near the end of her pregnancy! So here I am again 30+ years later. The car I started with was a 72, same color as my first one. It had been stored in a warehouse for almo...

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