Yep according to the Moss and Rimmer manuals its an American Spec thing
My car has the holes for it but no brackets.
Growe58@aol.com on 05/08/99 23:29:53
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Subject: Re: really into it now
That "support" was added somewhere around 1975. You will also notice
"hooks" mounted on the firewall. I believe that the in the event of a
end crash, the "support" was supposed to catch on the "hooks" as the
bonnet collapses instead of being driven up and back through the
I have no doubt that no small number of them were removed by a PO
to provide clearance for an oversize battery.
Perhaps our brethren in Britain can verify if this was a US model only
In a message dated 8/5/99 3:49:27 PM EST, Mostrom.Paul@principal.com
> That support is also gone from my '77. Of course, none of the big three
> the right side support listed, only the left!
> Paul Mostrom
> '77 Spitfire 1500
> > '80 Ford F-100 (Triumph Support Vehicle)
> 'Black holes, where God divided by zero......'
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bill Miller [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Thursday, August 05, 1999 3:00 PM
> To: Peter S.; Spit-LIST
> Subject: RE: really into it now
> When you find out about this missing bracket, let me know. My '78 is
> missing the same one. The spit I looked at today had both. I was sure
> mine was missing, but now, someone else has it missing, maybe it's not
> supposed to be there! huh??
> 78 Spit