Colin Behan's Triumph Spitfire MkIV

my Triumph Spitfire MkIV and information on original prices and accessories

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Latest News and Running Report on my Spitfire.

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Posted on February 22, 2015 at 9:20 AM

First time out in a month, made shopping at tesco much more fun. Who knew how big those parent and child bays were? So much room, I could have parked sideways.

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Posted on November 11, 2014 at 9:15 AM

Can't get the Spitfire out tonight for East Berks club night (TSSC) as national grid have finally filled the hole in front of my garage after 52 days, trouble is they used so much tarmac I can't open the door.

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Posted on July 3, 2014 at 10:10 AM

Getting the Spitfire MOT proved a bit tiring for the girl. Back at M&T Engineering in Windsor


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Posted on June 16, 2014 at 10:10 AM

Rushing to put the car in the garage i drove into the bolts sticking out of the garage door that i meant to sort out sometime. Ive destroyed the front O/S tyre and scraped my minilite.

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Posted on May 1, 2014 at 9:55 AM

I'm free at last. My last ever tax disc.


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Posted on March 5, 2014 at 8:55 AM

Just paid £77 for the last tax disc I will buy for the Spitfire.

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Posted on October 30, 2013 at 3:45 PM

As a 40th birthday treat, I repaced the foams in my headrests as they had completely collapsed.


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Posted on July 2, 2013 at 9:15 AM

Another MOT passed at my new favourite MOT station M&T Engineering

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Posted on December 20, 2012 at 8:10 AM

my new Lenham Torado hardtop, just needs fixings, paint, lining, rear screen and some seals.


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Posted on October 30, 2012 at 9:05 AM

A trip to work for the spitfire to celebrate being 39 today. At home the boy volunteered to blow out the candles and eat a little bit of birthday cake for the purple car.

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Posted on June 30, 2012 at 9:00 AM

Another MOT at Alfa Aid in Maidenhead although i won't go here again as the tester broke my brake light switch with his size 12 boots and sent me off to get a replacement myself

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Posted on June 17, 2012 at 8:50 AM

Had to have a pic with the new Hurricane in Windsor.


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Posted on May 13, 2012 at 8:30 AM

Went to the TSSC South of England meet with the boy and parked next to a MkIV with a Lenham Torado hardtop (targa)


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Posted on March 30, 2012 at 8:50 AM

Wonderful drive home in the sun. Waved at by a stranger, photographed by the people in another car at the lights and flashed by another Spitfire.

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Posted on March 22, 2012 at 8:45 PM

went around the clock today.

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Posted on March 20, 2012 at 8:35 AM

Driving to work and just as I was about to join the motorway a rock flew off a lorry in front and smashed the windscreen. Luckily i had the tonneau on, so only half the cockpit had glass in. Drove on to work slowly and then to the mobile fitters who said I had to come to them for a new Pilkington screen to be fitted.

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Posted on December 21, 2011 at 5:10 AM

driving to work this morning and my wiper switch died, but i found that if i went fast enough the rain rolled up the windscreen. only problem was off the motorway in traffic but luckily wasn't too bad 

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Posted on December 1, 2011 at 6:00 PM

Nothing much to report in then last year and no major work has taken place. My son has taken to going for rides with me and we are probably on quite a few tourist shots of Windsor as we got  caught outside the castle in traffic and he seemed to cause a stir with his Spitfire hat. I put the hardtop on a few weeks ago for the winter and he seemed less impressed without the wind in his hair.

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Posted on September 11, 2011 at 8:20 AM

Me and the boy heading to the Windsor classic car show at the national carriage driving championships. — at Windsor Great Park.


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Posted on June 18, 2011 at 6:55 AM

an MOT pass at Alfa Aid in Maidenhead, my new favourite MOT garage.


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