• Hi Guest! Being a Paying Supporter is NOT a requirement to participate at BCF. However, subscribing will help ensure we can continue to serve the LBC community for years to come. If you enjoy BCF and find our forum a useful resource...Please consider supporting us by **Upgrading**
    (PS: Subscribers don't see this banner)
Tips
Tips

Spitfire A different Spitfire gas cap question

Trevor Triumph

Jedi Knight
Country flag
Offline
Driving the '64 Spitfire home from a weekend in Benson and Bisbee, Arizona the other week, we filled the gas tank in St. David. Several times after that the gas cap would open. Not a big problem, my wife or I could turn around a bit and push it closed. It's aggravating but at this time no damage done. It doesn't open once the fuel level is below three quarters of the tank. I'm wondering why the cap opens on its own.
 

BRSLimited

Jedi Trainee
Offline
My 70 has a non vented cap, emissions crap had been removed and vent line that used to go to the canister just goes under car now.
 
Similar threads
Thread starter Title Forum Replies Date
C TR2/3/3A Three completely different questions from a TR3B newbie - thanks for any input! Triumph 6
T TR4/4A Why are distributor base plates different, is this a problem? Triumph 7
tr6nitjulius General TR Different Times Same Glory! Triumph 3
JPSmit and now for something completely different Spridgets 8
K TR2/3/3A Gas tanks...two different types? Triumph 5
AngliaGT Something Different Spotted 3
H Is there any difference in using the 1275 Float Bowl that have a different casting? Spridgets 6
J Exhaust pressure extremely different between pipes? Austin Healey 20
R TR2/3/3A different hub collars Triumph 7
M SU H-1 Carbs: Are These Just Different? Spridgets 2
Got_All_4 General Tech Different style synchros which is better Triumph 4
Joe Reed MGB A little different DGV installation... MG 12
jmayzer different part, same situation Spridgets 11
bugedd Got her leveled out, now with different wheels Spridgets 11
David Townsend TR2/3/3A And now for something completely different Triumph 2
aeronca65t This is a different Spridget Spridgets 6
M Clutch problem, a little different than usual Spridgets 8
C Wiper arms different lengths? - BJ8 Austin Healey 6
V TR2/3/3A Something Different Triumph 20
Lukens TR2/3/3A Are there different lengths for stator tubes? Triumph 3
T General Tech How different is NPT thread from BSP thread? Triumph 2
aeronca65t "Different" Swap Sunbeam (Rootes) 3
zedvictor1 Spitfire different diff for Spit 1500 with overdrive? Triumph 1
KVH TR4/4A Two 4As--why so different? Triumph 4
J Different Shifters? Spridgets 3
Xte Two different springs in distributor ignition ? Austin Healey 4
CZ_Dave Well, That was different! MG 4
aeronca65t A "different" E-Type Jaguar 4
M exhaust sound different. brith/jap Spridgets 14
Sherlock Something a little, ahem, different... Other Cars 3
rlich8 TR4/4A How is the TR3 different from a TR4A Triumph 7
BugeyeNJ58 Different lengths of wiper motor cables? Spridgets 9
glemon TR6 TR250/early TR6 v. late TR6 Different Speedo Ratio Triumph 4
Trevor Jessie Different type of forward tilt. Spridgets 5
AngliaGT A Few Different Ones... Spotted 0
H Car's personality different based on paint color? Austin Healey 7
S And now for something COMPLETELY different...... Other Cars 7
lbc_newbie Things are different in SC! Spridgets 3
Trevor Jessie Siblings can be so different. Spridgets 1
BugeyeNJ58 PCV Valve - can I use a different type? GULP VALVE Spridgets 5
T OT - saw the hanger from a different POV today Triumph 13
Sherlock A rather different motorbike... Other Cars 6
glemon Angle Drive Speedo Cable Different Size Ends Triumph 12
G A horse of a different color Spridgets 26
theleisure 1098 & 1275 Oil Pans-- Same or Different? Spridgets 4
Hap Waldrop A different approach Spridgets 12
Rob Glasgow Wow, now that feels different... Austin Healey 20
T different vacuum timing thread. Triumph 13
C Different springs for different years??? Spridgets 16
M My problem ended up being a different problem.. Spridgets 7

Similar threads

Top