Spitfire Mk 2 Options and Changes

Spitfire Mk 2yearchanges from previous modelnew optionsnumber madecom #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 covers37409FC50001FC50001 FC50001FC50001
early 1965
(date/Comm number unknown)
(let me know)
front blinker covers on US cars changed from orange to larger clear/white “can”
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about FC71800
Jan. 67gutter added to side of windscreenabout FC88650
Spitfire Mk 2 changesafter commission #
FC50125narrower width main bearings
FC50624narrower width big end bearings
FC55198new design for battery clamp
FC56031wheels slightly revised with thinner slots
FC56578new 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
FC60350revised head for better cooling
FC61023camshaft bushings/bearings fitted
FC61199steering column universal joint changed
FC61708rear shocks changed
FC62166rear trunnion seals redesigned
FC62845brass coolant drain tap added to side of engine block replacing brass plug
FC63500door checker seal held in place by clips instead of screws
FC64762standard spark plug brand changed from Lodge CLNY to Champion L87Y
FC66200anti-rattle nylon button/rubber stopper added to steering column
FC68072temp sending unit added to water pump
FC69120crankshaft real oil seal revised
FC71117con rods replaced with interference fit gudgeon pins instead of floating gudgeon pins
FC79642crankshaft real oil seal revised to silicon rubber seal in aluminum
FC82247oil drain plug chanded from threaded plug to taper-threaded plug, oil strainer moved from sump to pump
*Options (dealer)optionprice
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 lighter10s 8d
Continental touring kit£10 5s 0d
Bonnet lock kit£1 15s 0d
Wing mirrorsfrom 19s 6d
Wheel trim17s 6d
Hub cap medallion11s 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 top18s 6d
Defroster£1 15s 0d
Sill Protector12s 0d
Fire Extinguisher£1 19s 6d
Chrome-plated tail pipe finisher12s 0d
Fuel filter3s 9d
Hood sealer-black or clear12s 0d
Underseal ‘Carseal’?
Seat covers-Karobes?
Touch-in paint5s 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)optionprice
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