Just in from California......absolutely rust free chassis/floor, excellent body with new deep maroon paint, a complete chrome bumper conversion.....new sheet metal, lights, chrome, brackets, grille, sie lights eliminated, etc....lowered to pre-1975 ride height.
All new black interior, new top, wood dashboard, modern stereo/CD, half tonneau, rebuilt front end, rebuilt brakes, new servo unit, new alternator, excellent electrics, etc.
Wire wheels, new air conditioning assembly with powerful supplemental heater.
Even details such as chrome threshold covers, carpeted trunk, spare wheel cover with MG insignia, new leather steering wheel.
Rebuilt engine, new Weber carb with electric choke, new tubular headers, electronic ignition, 4 speed with perfectly working overdrive (offering six forward ratios).
All in all, a super well prepared MGB that offers a reasonable
alternative to a contemporary car......great for distance or just
country driving. In all seasons. With a powerful
supplemental heater (in addition to the factory heater), efficient
modern a/c, quiet, smooth, and (of course) a lot of fun to
The simple pleasures of a vintage MGB race car are experienced on a twisting road course by British motor journalist and racer Dickie Meaden, who is won over by the nuanced handling of the classic sports car, even letting out a whoop as he rips around a corner on three wheels. While claiming to never […]
During this time spent indoors during shelter in place, I have been able to continue work on the MGB GT restoration. The latest project has been tackling the gearbox. For a bit of history: The 3-syncro overdrive-equipped gearbox in this car is the one in it when the car was delivered. The gearbox was rebuilt […]
While many people are feeling frustrated about the number of event cancellations, I’m looking at this change in scheduling another way: I have much more time to work on the MGB GT restoration at The Paddock. My next task for the MG is to reseal the engine. Since I already knew that John Twist, the […]
Editor’s note: The first sports car driven by our East Coast editor, Andy Reid, was an MGB, back when he was just 14 years old. But it wasn’t until 2019 that he actually owned such a car, a 1967 MGB GT. He began to restore the car, hoping to be done in time to drive […]
The Pick of the Day is a proper entry into British sports car madness
But he’s learned a lot more about the car and plans to drive it this fall to Hilton Head
Getting the crud off the drivetrain and peering into the gearbox
The Pick of the Day could be a collector’s daily driver
But there’s good news as well, the discovering of the car’s original paint shade