Spitfire Magazine

Reference Pages

Maintenace and Troubleshooting Pages

Appereance Pages

How to...

Buying and Selling pages

Clubs and Events

Just for Fun

Other Sites

Site Index

Back to main page

Spitfire Mk 2 Options and Changes

Models Index

Return to Reference Page

Spitfire Mk 2

year

changes from previous model

new options

number made

com #

body #

engine #

1965 (Dec. 64)

more power, new seats, revised grill (horizontal slats), carpeting added, new camshaft, diaphragm clutch, paint and trim codes added to commission plate, oil filler cap no longer used for ventilation, aluminium fan blades, carbs got twin, black air filter box, distributor got a new vacuum unit and different centrifugal advance weights, temp gauge change to continuous scale, choke knob no longer removable from cable, interior grab handle redesigned, seats add piping and better padding,

60 spoke wire wheels, wood rimmed steering wheel by Formula (5 holes per spoke), Triumph globe medallion available for fitting to hubcaps, wheel trim, rear (only) mud flaps, black plastic sill protectors behind front wheels, 8000 rpm tach, leather seat covers

37409

FC50001

FC50001

 

FC50001

FC50001

early 1965
(date/Comm number unknown)
(let me know)

front blinker covers on US cars changed from orange to larger clear/white "can"
Click to see photo

-

-

about FC71800

-

-

-

Jan. 67

gutter added to side of windscreen

-

-

about FC88650

-

-

-

Spitfire Mk 2 changes

after commission #

FC50125

narrower width main bearings

FC50624

narrower width big end bearings

FC55198

new design for battery clamp

FC56031

wheels slightly revised with thinner slots

FC56578

new push button door handle, door lock was seperate and provided on the passenger's door, carpet kick pad added to interior door panel, door catch changed to the anti-burst variety

FC60350

revised head for better cooling

FC61023

camshaft bushings/bearings fitted

FC61199

steering column universal joint changed

FC61708

rear shocks changed

FC62166

rear trunnion seals redesigned

FC62845

brass coolant drain tap added to side of engine block replacing brass plug

FC63500

door checker seal held in place by clips instead of screws

FC64762

standard spark plug brand changed from Lodge CLNY to Champion L87Y

FC66200

anti-rattle nylon button/rubber stopper added to steering column

FC68072

temp sending unit added to water pump

FC69120

crankshaft real oil seal revised

FC71117

con rods replaced with interference fit gudgeon pins instead of floating gudgeon pins

FC79642

crankshaft real oil seal revised to silicon rubber seal in aluminum

FC82247

oil drain plug chanded from threaded plug to taper-threaded plug, oil strainer moved from sump to pump

*Options (dealer)

option

price

base price

£550

Reversing light kit

£3 10s 0d

Seat belts (2 point)

£4 4s 0d

Seat belts (3 point)

£4 14s 6d

Wood trimmed steering wheel

£4 14s 0d

Boot rack plus ski attachment

£11 11s 0d

Cigarette lighter

10s 8d

Continental touring kit

£10 5s 0d

Bonnet lock kit

£1 15s 0d

Wing mirrors

from 19s 6d

Wheel trim

17s 6d

Hub cap medallion

11s 5d

Hub cap removal tooth

?

Spot lamp kit (4" 50W sealed beam)

£3 17s 6d

Fog lamp kit (4" sealed beam)

£3 17s 6d

Wire Wheels

£36 5s 6d

Steel wide wheel

£4 5s 0d

Tow bar kit (C.P. Witter)

?

Oil cooler kit

£12 5s 0d

Sun visors

£1 10s 6d

Four-ply rated white wall tires

£6 0s 10d

Brake servo kit-Girling 'Power stop'

?

Locking Petrol Cap

£1 11s 9d

Hard-top to soft-top conversion kit

£18 10s 0d

Mud flap kit (front only)

£1 7s 6d

Radio-Smith Radiomobile

?

Anti-mist panel-hard top

18s 6d

Defroster

£1 15s 0d

Sill Protector

12s 0d

Fire Extinguisher

£1 19s 6d

Chrome-plated tail pipe finisher

12s 0d

Fuel filter

3s 9d

Hood sealer-black or clear

12s 0d

Underseal 'Carseal'

?

Seat covers-Karobes

?

Touch-in paint

5s 6d

Rear hub bearing and sealing kit

?

Trunnion sealing kit

?

Competition brake pads-Ferodo DS11

£3 3s 6d

Competition ignition coil-Lucas HA12

£2 5s 0d

Rev counter-8000 rpm

£6 5s 0d

Skid plate

£2 12s 0d

Competition front springs

£3 15s 0d

Competition rear springs

£6 12s 0d

Dunlop SP41 145/5.5-13 radial tires

?

Heater kit

£13 5s 1d

*Options (special order)

option

price

Overdrive

£51 7s 1d

Hard-top

£33 11s 0d

Steering Column lock

?

Brake master cylinder extension

?

Ignition coil-7V cold start

?

Starter solenoid-cold start

?

Tail light fuse

?

Laminated windscreen

?

Tonneau cover and fixings-black or white

£11 0s 6d

Leather seats-red, blue or black

?

FYI: on original boot lids the "H" in TRIUMPH is not in line with the other letters, it is slightly higher