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Official Triumph Spitfire MK III, MK IV 1500 Service Manual

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The Complete Official Triumph Spitfire manual was originally published in 1975 for Triumph Spitfire MK III, MK IV and 1500 enthusiasts. The manual covers 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974 Triumph Spitfire MK III, MK IV and 1500 cars. This information has been compiled in close cooperation with British Leyland Motors in order to provide complete, authentic maintenance and repair information. The Driver’s Handbooks at the beginning of this manual are the handbooks that were provided with every new Triumph Spitfire MK III, MK IV and 1500. The Workshop Manual, making up the larger part of this book, is the official factory manual and was originally intended for use by dealer service departments. The publisher has incorporated additional factory procedures and specifications that have become available following the publication of the original factory information.

Includes:

  • Triumph Spitfire MK III Owner’s Manual
  • Triumph Spitfire MK IV & 1500 Owner’s Manual
  • Triumph Spitfire MK III, MK IV & 1500 Repair Manual

Table of Contents

  • Foreword v

Part 1 Official Triumph Spitfire MK III Driver’s Handbook

  • Controls, Instruments and Indicators 3
  • Seats and Safety Harness 5
  • Locks and Keys 6
  • Soft Top 7
  • Hard Top (Optional) 8
  • Starting the Engine 8
  • Driving From New 9
  • Wheels and Tires 9
  • Cooling System 11
  • Electrical 12
  • Routine Servicing 16
  • Emission and Evaporative Control System 23
  • Running Adjustments 25
  • Lubrication Chart 27
  • Recommended Lubricants-Anti-Freeze Solutions 28
  • General Specification 28
  • Care of Bodywork 30

Part 2 Official Triumph Spitfire MK IV & 1500 Driver’s Handbook

  • Controls, Instruments and Indicators 33
  • Seats and Safety Harness 37
  • Locks and Keys 38
  • Soft Top 39
  • Hard Top (Optional) 40
  • Heating and Ventilating System 41
  • Cooling System 42
  • Driving From New 43
  • Wheels and Tires 44
  • Electrical System 45
  • Routine Servicing 48
  • Brake and Hydraulic System 55
  • Emission and Evaporative Control System 57
  • Care of Bodywork 58
  • Recommended Lubricants and Anti-Freeze Solutions 59
  • General Specification 60

Part 3 Official Triumph Spitfire MK III, MK IV & 1500 Workshop Manual

  • General Specification Data 70
  • Engine Tuning Data 77
  • Torque Wrench Settings 78
  • Recommended Lubricants, Fuels and Fluid Capacities 81
  • Maintenance Operations 83
  • Engine Operations 111
  • Emission Control Operations 159
  • Fuel System Operations (Twin Carburetor) 165
  • Fuel System Operations (Single Carburetor) 185
  • Cooling Operations 197
  • Manifold and Exhaust System Operations 203
  • Clutch Operations 209
  • Synchromesh Gearbox Operations 217
  • Overdrive 237
  • Propeller and Drive Shaft Operations 255
  • Final Drive Operations 263
  • Steering Operations 281
  • Front Suspension Operations 295
  • Rear Suspension Operations 307
  • Brake Operations 315
  • Wheel and Tire Operations 335
  • Body Operations 339
  • Heating and Ventilation Operations 367
  • Windshield (Windscreen) Wipers and Washers Operations 373
  • Electrical Operations 385
  • Instruments Operations 453
  • Service Tools 465

This manual contains emission control information that applies specifically to Triumph Spitfire MK III, MK IV and 1500 vehicles manufactured for the United Kingdom and North American markets, and an illustrated catalog of special tools. Including accurate and comprehensive service information for 1968 through 1974 Spitfire MK III, MK IV and 1500 vehicles, this manual is an indispensable resource for both the professional mechanic and the Spitfire MK III, MK IV and 1500 enthusiast.

This manual is an accurate and comprehensive set of service information for Triumph Spitfire MK III, MK IV and 1500 models sold in the UK and North America during the model years 1968-1974.

Additional information

Weight 1.5 lbs
Dimensions 11 × 8.5 × 1 in
ISBN