Currently, our best MGB......a beautiful Southern car, excellent floor pan, sills, body, paint, etc. Complete professional chrome bumper conversion....we even removed the side lights, New grille, bumpers, lights, sheet metal, etc. Looks, from the exterior, like the earliest and best looking MGBs.
Engine rebuilt 1,800 miles ago, fitted with high compression pistons and high lift camshaft. Our tests...zero smoke, 160-175 psi compression in every cylinder, 75 psi oil pressure. All...perfect. Sounds great, has excellent power (fitted with twin SUs and tubular headers), really goes>>>>>
Also......4 speed all synchromesh transmission with overdrive providing five forward gears. Easily cruises at 70-80-90 or more mph, effortless to drive, has power disc brakes, front and rear sway bars, and just converted to wire wheels, new chrome knock offs, wheels sandblasted, primed, and painted. Beautiful.
Oh, and more.......air conditioning (using modern rotary compressor), new wood dashboard, new top, all new interior with premium aftermarket seats (red exterior, tan interior), stereo/CD, performance exhaust, lowered to pre-1975 ride height, smaller leather steering wheel, luggage rack, this is one phenomenal MGB. With luxury, performance, lovely aesthetics, a fantastic blend of the 'old' and the 'newer' in a classic English sports car.
Fitted with improved cooling system, electronic ignition, working two speed heater, car really doesn't miss a beat. Just finished, in the showroom and ready for delivery anywhere.
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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.