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1974 MG MGB

Sale price: $US $39,000.00 make an offer
Last update: 21.09.2016

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Manufacturer: MG
Model: MGB
Year: 1974
Type: Coupe
Color: Pewter Metallic Silver
Mileage: 76,112
Engine: 4.2ltr Rover V8
Transmission: Manual
Fuel Type: Gasoline
Trim: GT Coupe 2-Door
Interior Color: Black with Silver Piping
Vehicle Title: Clear
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One of a kind MGB GTHere's the story behind this particular MGB GT…it was custom-made for the co-owner of MGBClassics who spared no expense in its restoration.  He wanted the big Rover 4. 2 V8 engine (instead of the 3. 9). the Vince Longo custom genuine leather interior. specific wheels. the unique pewter paint. and the conversion back to chrome bumpers/grille.  While deployed to a yearlong tour in Afghanistan. he was able to locate the wheels in England.  They're from a Scimitar Reliant – another British car from the same time period – and have the advantage of being 1-inch wider than the original Dunlop V8 wheels (while essentially looking identical).  The wheels were picked up and stored by his friend (a British Royal Marine who he served with on his first yearlong tour in Afghanistan) in SW England. and then mailed to him at his follow-on tour in Germany.  They finally ended up at MGBClassics.  Due to his multiple back-to-back overseas assignments. he's unable to take possession of this beautiful car.
It is a 1974. 5 MGB GT converted to a 4. 2 liter Rover V8 with a Rover 5-Speed Transmission. This MGB GT is absolutely stunning in every way and is certainly one of a kind. In addition to being very powerful. it has a very quiet V8 rumble and is very comfortable to drive. The 4. 2-liter engine was rebuilt from top to bottom with all new parts.  The Rover 5-Speed shifts smoothly (has had plastic oil pump gear replaced with heavy duty metal version) and also has a Heavy Duty Driveshaft.
The exterior is painted Pewter Metallic Silver Base Coat/Clear Coat (UV Protected) which is the original color found on the European 1980 MGB GT Limited Editions. This custom handmade Black Leather interior with Silver Metallic piping is truly one of a kind and can only be found at MGBClassics. Front seats are heated with switches conveniently located on the radio console. All interior pieces match. including: Shift Boot. Center Arm Console Lid (which has extra padding for extra elbow comfort!) along with the rear Leather Seat. This specially made interior is extremely plush and luxurious and VERY comfortable. The engine compartment is absolutely stunning and extremely detailed. New King Pins/axles and all bushings are replaced with V8 a-arm bushings installed. It has a Tourist Trophy Sport Stainless Steel Exhaust System mated up to the MG RV8 Headers. It has a Tourist Trophy extra thick Wooden Sport Steering Wheel. leather wrapped “MG” shift knob. modern AM/FM/MP3/CD Pioneer Stereo. and the dashboard has also been restored (no dashboard top covers here. this is a very time consuming job!). The new Clutch Pressure Plate and resurfaced Flywheel have been balanced together. It has an Edelbrock 500 4 brl Electric Choke Carburetor and Edelbrock Performer Intake Manifold. Attention to detail will be found throughout this restored MGB GT. This is a stunning restoration that's one of a kind only to be found here at MGBClassics – complete with a custom MGBClassics-designed/Made in England Solid Brass No. 14 ID Badge. This GT is a real show winner and an absolute joy to drive.
NEW during the restoration: 
Body Trim and Fittings- Front and Rear Chrome Bumpers and Bumperettes and all Hardware to Mount Bumpers - Original V8 Badges on either side of front fenders and on back hatch- Front and Rear Aluminum Window Trim- Windshield Glass- All Window Seals- Engine Compartment Seal- Door Seals- All Rear Hatch Seals- Headlight Gaskets- Headlight Trim Rings- Inner Fender Splash Panel Seals- Side Vent Window Seals- Side Window Scrapers- All Door Locks- Chrome Air Vent Grill- Side Body Molding Chrome Strips- Stainless Steel "MG" Door Threshold Plates - Front Chrome Grill- Front Turn Signal Lights- Rear Tail Light Assemblies- Hood Gas Struts- Rear Hatch Latch Covers
Electrical- Pertronix Flame Thrower Distributor Ignition System- Flame Thrower Coil- Heavy Duty Rover V8 Spark Plug Wires - NGK Spark Plugs - GM Alternator- MGB V8 Alternator Mount- MGB V8 Alternator Adjusting Link- Hazard Switch - Head Light Switch- Heater Switch- Rear Window Defroster Switch - Turn Signal Switch- Windshield Wiper Switch- Dual Air Horns (for safety!)- Fuse Box
Engine and Performance- Completely Rebuilt Rover 4. 2-liter V8 Engine- Edelbrock 500 Carburetor with Electric Choke- Edelbrock Performer Intake Manifold- Gear Reduction High Torque Starter- TVR style Oil Pump Relocation Kit- Oil Hoses and Fittings (location is right behind front valance which makes for a very easy oil filter change and the use of a very large. common Fram PH8A oil filter and no mess in the engine compartment)- Modified Speedometer Cable (to mate up to original recalibrated MGB Speedo to Rover 5 Speed Transmission)- High Volume MGB GT V8 All Aluminum Radiator- 12” Flex-a-lite Wide Blade Flex Fan (along with original style dual MGB electric push fans)- Water Pump- Top and Bottom Radiator Hoses- Polished Brass Over Flow Tank- Fan Belt- Short GM Water Pump- Special water pump Pulley and specially grooved bottom Pulley/Dampener (also to make fitment tighter so as not to come in contact to original stabilizer bar) - MGB Temperature Switch- Low Clearance Air Cleaner- MGB throttle cable- Edelbrock throttle cable mount kit- MGB Heater Valve (with modified bracket mounted to intake manifold. which allows the use of the original MGB Heater Valve)- Special Engine and Transmission Rubber Mounts- Special MGB V8 Aluminum Engine Positioning Mounts (all CAREFULLY set up to allow the use of the standard MGB hood to close with plenty of clearance. another area usually over looked for fitment)- MG V8 Rocker/Valve Covers- Timing Cover- Oil Pump Gears

Exhaust- MG RV8 Headers- Tourist Trophy Stainless Steel Sport Exhaust System
Clutch/Transmission- Rover 5-Speed Transmission- Clutch Master Cylinder- SD1 Clutch Slave Cylinder- Stainless Steel Clutch Flex Hose (eliminates metal hose - one complete Stainless Steel Hose from Master Cylinder to Clutch Slave Cylinder)- New Clutch Pressure Plate and resurfaced Flywheel has been balanced together- Dot 5 Clutch Fluid (higher boiling point and won't harm paint!) 
Interior- Tourist Trophy Extra Think Wooden Steering Wheel. nbsp;- Custom-made Genuine Leather Black with Silver Piping Seats (with matching Black Leather Center Arm Console and Leather Shift Boot. an MGBClassics special) - Heated Front Seat Kits- Seat Webbing- Black Interior Carpet- Dashboard (and item usually overlooked during a restoration)- All Interior Panels (including recovered Arm Rails front and back)- Modern AM/FM/MP3/CD Pioneer Stereo - 4. 5" RetroSound Retro Mod Speakers (with extra speaker wire run to the rear should you want more sound from the rear of the car)- Special Sound Deadening Gray Fabric Headliner- Sun Visors- Quarter Rear Interior Panels- All 4 Door Rails Recovered- New Seat Belts
Suspension and Steering- Suspension Bushings- Suspension Links- King Pins/Axles- Steering Rack Dust Boots
Wheels and Tires- V8 Style Wheels sourced from Europe and an extremely rare find!- New Tires-Brakes- Brake Master Cylinder- Front Brake Pads and Rotors- Front and Rear Stainless Steel Brake Lines- Rear Wheel Cylinders- Brake Drum Shoes- Dot 5 Clutch Fluid (higher boiling point and won't harm paint!) 
Extras- Battery Tender hooked up and included(always have a strong battery if the car sits for a few months during winter months. etc. )

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