1973 MGB Roadster. This is a chrome bumper MGB and runs and drives great! Many items have been replaced on this great little car making it a dependable daily driver. The following is a list of the items that were recently updated: new convertible top, new interior carpet set, new door panels, new front brake calipers, rotors and pads, new rear brake pads and slave cylinders, new flexible brake lines, rebuilt parking brake assembly, new electric fuel pump, new exhaust system, SU carbs rebuilt and adjusted, valves adjusted, new points, plugs, condenser, rotor, distributor cap, plug wires, new fuel filter, new steering rack boots, new left front spindle, bearings packed, miscellaneous switches replaced, upgraded headlamps, new chrome trim rings and center covers for wheels, new side mirrors. A detailed list of widgets that have been replaced is available. The body is fair and the frame is in good shape with minor rust spots. Also comes with removable hardtop and luggage rack for trunk lid. Put the top down and view the foliage! $4350.00
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.
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