1951 MG TD - Superb project vehicle for light resto, runs and drives
Sale price: £9,100.00 make an offer
Last update: 07.12.2013
Sale type: Fixed price listing
Technical specifications, photos and description:
This auction is for a matching numbers 1951 MGTD (No. 3963)
This LHD model has just recently emerged from long term dry storage in the U. S and now presents as a running and driving project car for light resto.
The underside of this car is generally very sound with both excellent chassis and out riggers. The wood appears to be in good shape & the body tub is strong with only minor surface rust to body panels and the area beneath doors.
The paintwork is poor. faded from an age in storage with numerous scrapes and blemishes etc. The interior is lovely and original. featuring the correct Jaeger instruments and dash. As per the photos. the drivers seat will require stitching to the leather base. But overall I believe she has a fantastic. original patina with a lot of character.
On receipt of this car we ran through the ignition system and rigged a temporary fuel supply. she fired straight up with very little work. During this time in the workshop we noted that the fuel pump requires overhaul and that one of the carburettor float bowls is missing.
Mechanically she's all there. but will need a thorough going over to recommission the various systems. For example the brakes are all there. but don't work and will require full overhaul etc.
In summary. a very original vehicle with lots of character - In my eyes. a near ideal project vehicle for the winter months.
*** BIDDERS - Please take 30 seconds to read the following ***Viewing is highly recommended. please call ALAN on 07950 686204 to make an appointment Vehicle is located 2 minutes from J14 of the M25 and Heathrow airport T5 Overseas bidders are welcome. but all bidders please note that payment is due within 5 days of the end of auction Nationwide delivery available. please email your postal code for a quote Please direct all questions to Alan / 07950 686204 This vehicle is advertised elsewhere and may therefore be withdrawn from sale prior to the end of auction Please. genuine bidders only. thank you. All questions welcome. thanks for looking!
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