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1972 MG MGB Roadster

  • Right Hand Drive
  • 42,096 Miles
  • Manual, 5 speed
  • Petrol
  • 1800cc
  • 1972
  • EKH258K
  • Purple
  • Private seller
  • Lincoln, United Kingdom

Description

Very good condition - MGOC 2/ 3. MOT'd annually. 'Black Tulip' colour with light grey interior, including leather seats and MotoLita woodrim steering wheel. Full tonneau cover. K&N 15in alloy wheels. Stainless boot rack. Mazda 5-speed gearbox and clutch- professional conversion. Very many replacements, renewals and improvements on this 1999 professionally restored ex-USA car; full list available to interested potential buyers by email. Major items:-
Revotec electric cooling fan
Headlamps relay operation
15" alloy wheels with Firestone tyres
Mudflaps front and rear
Alloy rocker cover
K&N air filters in standard cans
Spin-on oil filter
Braided oil cooler pipes
Duplex timing drive
Mazda 5-speed gearbox and clutch conversion with concentric slave cylinder.
Electronic ignition system with Lucas sports coil.
New steering rack
3/ 4in anti-roll bar with rose-jointed drop link conversion
Brake servo and Goodridge braided hydraulic hoses
Stainless steel exhaust system
12v battery with master switch
Bonnet and boot lid soundproofing
Stainless boot rack
Hazard warning lights
Fog lamp
Full tonneau as well as basic hood cover
Towbar
Of course, I have the V5, the Exempt status is current, and you can view the MOT record on the DVLA website!Reimported by California Classics, Hull in 1999, converted to rhd, and restored by them for a private buyer. Ivor Searle reconditioned engine fitted at that time. Their build sheets included in my comprehensive history file. I guess the recorded mileage is what the car has covered since then. Subsequently 2 changes of keeper before me. Although standard spec the engine drives well and the modern 5-speed box is a vast improvement over the MG one with much better intermediate ratios for modern traffic, and without the complexity and weight of the overdrive unit. The Mazda clutch is very sweet. Suspension and brakes remain standard spec, and they display no shortcomings.
The car was driven to MGB60 in 2022 at Gaydon and appeared in the 'front-row'. Has been to other shows too.
She will come with a number of spares and consumables. The MG overdrive gearbox (-in working order) and new unused 55A alternator and brake servo are also available at negotiable prices.

Vehicle background

Has the vehicle ever been imported?

Yes

Is there any outstanding finance?

No

Has the vehicle ever been declared a total loss?

No

Has there ever been any major structural issues which needed work?

No

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