For Sale: 1978 MG MGB in Carnation, Washington

Vehicle Description

Titled as a 1978 MGB Cobra, this is a period built high performance Ford smallblock engine and trans swap.  I believe its actually a 1967-70 roadster, with an all steel...(and yes, bondo enhanced) body
setup for a 289 V8 with auto trans..(too bad), Ford 9 in rear end, Coil springs and shocks, and steel square tube chassis stengthening. Recessed tail lamps and front TS lamps, and a pretty decent build quality. Looks 1970s and reportedly builtby an Oregon builder. I would appreciate any leads or identification/history of this car. Car includes in this price a 1965 Ford 289 V8 and C4 Ford automatic trans, including driveshaft and a new oilpan required to fit around the subframe and steering assembly. If the car does not sell our Future plans include dropping in a built 302 V8, T5 5spd, and a fastback "FF Cobra" look fastback-style removable hardtop, whidh our shop can provide this work for the buyer 


Located in Carnation, WA at Giordano''s Vintage Motors. We Buy, Sell, Consign and Trade Sports, Muscle, Collector Cars and Rods, Motorcycles, Parts and collectables. Come visit our indoor showroom or view our inventory online at As well as actively buying and trading vehicles, we welcome consigned vehicles, and offer low consignment sales commissions and no consignment fees, putting more money back in your pocket. We are experts at locating and appraising vehicles, and can help value your vehicle for insurance, estate settlement or in preparation for selling. We have hundreds of satisfied customers, and will work hard to earn your trust. You can visit our showroom at 4501 Tolt Avenue, Carnation, WA 98014. Or view our website at: You can email us or call Jim at 425-333-5600. We hope to hear from you! VIN posted at dealership.

The price for this vehicle as equipped does not include charges such as: License, Title, Registration Fees, State or Local Taxes, Finance Charges, Credit Investigation, Optional Credit Insurance, Physical Damage or Liability Insurance, Delivery Fees, or a negotiable $100 Documentary Service Fee. This website and Dealership makes no representations, expressed or implied, to any actual or prospective purchaser or owner of this vehicle as to the existence, ownership, accuracy, description or condition of this vehicle's listed equipment, accessories, price or any warranties. Any and all differences must be addressed prior to the sale of this vehicle.

Vehicle Details

  • 1978 MG MGB
  • Listing ID: CC-1463098
  • Price: $9,995
  • Location:Carnation, Washington
  • Year:1978
  • Make:MG
  • Model:MGB
  • Exterior Color:Metallic Blue
  • Interior Color:Black
  • Transmission:Automatic
  • Engine Size:V-8
  • Odometer:15540
  • Convertible:Yes
  • Stock Number:MGBCOBRAV801
  • VIN:MGB016062
  • Title Status:Clear
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Giordano's Vintage Motors
4501 Tolt Ave.
Carnation, WA 98014

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