1959 MG MGA Roadster
Sale price: $US $15,500.00 make an offer
Technical specifications, photos and description:
|Engine:||4 cylinder 0.040 bored over|
|Trim:||red leather interior/black exterior and top|
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1959 MG MGA Roadster for sale
For Sale: 1959 MGA 1500 Roadster black/red interior/black top and tonneau.
I have owned this car for 25 years and enjoyed driving and restoring this roadster. I have kept it garaged and under collector insurance the whole time. I am the fourth owner and I am selling it to allow time and space for a different branch and emphasis of the old-car hobby. It has been kept as a fun vehicle to enjoy and drive and restore if not improve upon the original state.
This is a driver and not a trailer queen. Not abused or raced.
600 miles on professionally-rebuilt engine. Extensive hobbyist restoration from 9/2009 to 8/2012. Engine rebuilt by Kirk Westberg of Advanced Engine (year 2011).
Bodywork: replacement of sheetmetal; DuPont 2-stage paint; epoxy primer. Original trunk. trunk floor. hood and doors and fenders-most of the shell. Metal valance. Aluminum front bumper.
Body accessories: 2nd gen. aluminum and plexiglass side curtains; wind wings; brass zipper black tonneau; grey matte spare tire cover with tire hold-down; partial black vinyl tool kit; aftermarket scissor jack and tool kit
Engine: 0. 040 bored over; hardened v. seats; heater; rebuilt dist. ; generator; new starter. Tested heater core. re-cored radiator. Rebuilt dual S. U. carbs (1997); standard oil filter housing. Schaeffer's 700 20W/50 zinc oil; Federated Global Ext. Life coolant.
Fuel: re-lined/tested original tank/filler 89-91 octane
Exhaust: standard manifold; stainless exhaust; heat shields under floorboards
Brakes: standard; Castrol LMA dot 3; steel lines copper plated
Tires/rims: Dunlop 165R15 radial (4); spare is Coker Cooper/refurbished metal rims (1994)
Electrical: single 12 volt; original battery trays; positive ground; rewired to original specs. with bullet connectors.
Chassis: main floorboards replaced with marine plywood w/ black stain; black competition seat belts.
Carpet: synthetic black cut pile; factory-spec edging
Interior: factory spec. red pleated leather with armrest; red dash; radio blank plate
Transmission: aftermarket shift knob; clutch disc and p. plate and seals replaced. Oil: SAE 30W
Diff. : standard; Allen key plugs; Oil: Lucas 80W-90 Heavy Duty
Engine #: 15GB UH 51772
There are many restoration photos as well as current photos. Final photos cover from 2012 to present.
Disclosure: Here are some items. imperfections that detract from ideal:
1. Finish: There is some orange peel on fenders and doors and sl. runs on right rear fender and driver door. A The right rear body tub was dinged after painting and this was repaired but feathered edge of clear coat was not buffed out; the clear coat on the front bumper. which is aluminum. has flaked off in areas;
2. The top is more than 25 years old and therefore shrink is evident where the B pillar flaps fall short of the tabs.
3. The top frame itself has some rust and with that 2 bow screws do not hold;
4. rear bumper has some dings and overrider has some breakdown in the chrome;
Car is in Spokane Washington state
Serious inquiries only please. No trades please.
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