Sounds like some of the mounting hardware for the optional factory hard top
for the Mk IV body style. It allows you to affix the hard top and leave
the soft top mounted.
> From: jmwagner <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: Triumph Newsgroup <email@example.com>
> Subject: Identifying some Spitfire Part
> Date: Saturday, June 06, 1998 12:48 PM
> A friend that once owned a spitfire, but was unable to identify which
> one or what year... gave me a couple little parts that he had left
> over... I'd like to identify them so that I might find 'em a home.
> He seems to remember they are from the top mechanism...
> They're two chrome parts... about 5 inches long... cylinderical about
> 1/2" in diameter... one end is female with threads... the other end
> flattens down to provide a flange with a 1/4" or so mounting hole. The
> cyclinder has a slight bend in it... and they mirror each other.
> Anyone know what they are? I look forward to having a cam of some sort!