1973 MGB for Sale
Car is completely restored with mostly all original parts. Engine in vehicle is original and rebuilt with Weber Carburetor and No Lead Head modifications. The following new parts have been installed: carbon canister, heater core, heater water control valve, heater control cable, choke cable, Stainless Steel exhaust system, brake, clutch and gas lines, Master brake cylinder, Clutch Master and Slave cylinders, brakes front and rear, rear brake cylinders, bearings and seals, emergency brake cable, front rotors, bearings and races, steering gear assembly with tie rods, fuel tank, sending unit and fuel pump, window cranks, shifting gator and console lid with latch, dash assembly with light switch, door, window, trunk and engine compartment seals, Stainless Steel door thresholds with MG logo, front turn signal and headlight assemblies, windshield wiper assemblies and new wiper bezels, Floor pans, Roll bar, & Tonneau cover . Converted to one 12 volt battery system with new battery cables and battery box. Electronic ignition modification. Front shocks replaced with refurbished shocks. Rear springs and rebound straps. Interior completely redone with Tan carpets, paneling and seat upholstery . Trunk upholstered with tan carpet. Replaced broken glove box with used intact glove box. Rebuilt water pump. Still needs a new top. Great driving machine.
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This 1963 model was in storage for 35 years, but has been nicely restored and driven only 51,000 miles since new
By the mid-1970s, the MGB was getting long in the tooth. The sports car had grown heavier due to DOT crash regulations.
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I owned two MGBs long ago — a spanking new ’78 and an old ’73 — but both were gone from me by the year 1985.
The classic MGB has always been an attractive and affordable choice for sports-car fans, but with one complaint: it could use more power.
When the talk turns to affordable classic sports cars, the first one considered is often the MGB, Britain’s most-successful roadster.
Extremely popular in its day, the MGB of Great Britain has never had great value as a collector car.
MG is the moniker for “Morris Garages” of Oxford, England, which began in 1924 or 1925 at a dealer of Morris brand vehicles.