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Tim Dachtera / G-RAFFE (Spitfire) Stuff

Info on the rolling restoration of my 1975 Triumph Spitfire

Big Projects for 2007 were:

  • Get the G-Raffe rolling after 15 years of storage
  • Replace brakes, tires, lines, anything significant issues

Big Projects for 2008 were:

  • Locate a new frame for the car
  • Locate working speedometer

Big Projects for 2009 were:

  • Replace rear suspension bushings
  • Replace rear leaf spring and shocks
  • Redo the upholstery on the seats
  • Replace the existing stereo/speaker system

Big projects for 2010 were:

  • Finish touch-up/paint on new frame

Projects for 2011 were:

  • Replace rear brake lines

Projects for 2012 are:

  • Replace the stereo with better quality parts (proof of concept worked)
  • Finish prepping frame (final paint)
  • Replace valve cover gasket, rebuilt brake master, replace fuel pump

Photos of the G-RAFFE project