1965 MGB Roadster Convertible - California Driver w/overdrive
- Condition: Used
- Make: MG
- Model: MGB
- Year: 1965
- Mileage: 87,000
- Vehicle Title: Clear Want to buy? Contact seller!
1965 MG MGB
Highly sought after early "chrome bumper", “metal dash” “pull handle” car with a long list of new mechanicals. The body is straight and the frame chassis and rails are straight and solid. The panel gaps are good, and doors shut properly. Car also features highly sought-after optional electronic overdrive.
This MGB is mechanically sound w/a completely rebuilt 5 main bearing 1798 cc engine painted the proper MGB color. The engine features a Weber DVG carburetor, late model unleaded compatible cylinder head, and camshaft reground by Schneider Cams of San Diego to slightly more aggressive specifications. The engine also includes upgraded electronic ignition, a new water pump, new radiator, new generator, upgraded gear reduction starter, and a spin-on oil filter adapter.
The remainder of the drive train is made up of a properly functioning, electronic overdrive transmission, a new clutch and pressure plate and new clutch and slave cylinders. The brakes have been repaired including new rear wheel cylinders and new brake lines. All suspension bushings have been replaced.
The car has been converted to negative ground. Standard shocks have been installed in the rear and the original style, troublesome fuel pump has been replaced with a modern, solid-state electronic fuel pump. The fuel tank has been cleaned, flushed and sealed.
The exhaust system has been upgraded and produces just the right tone. The car sports new Minilite-type wheels and new tires. All the glass is great and the windows roll up and down. The convertible top bows are included, as is a tonneau cover.It does not currently have a convertible top for the frame as the car is garaged. The car has spent its entire life in California, most of it within the extended family.
Accurately describing the paint job is ….perplexing. It presents very well from ten feet and beyond as you can see in the photos. However, it does show some flaws upon close inspection. While it’s far from a show quality paint job, it’s more than adequate for someone who wants to drive the car and be the envy of the neighborhood. There is evidence of some previous body work on the lower edges of the doors and fenders, and the floors have been repaired - very typical for a convertible. The frame is straight and solid. The registration is current and the title is clean and in my name. Blue California plates are included.
I have represented this vehicle to the best of its ability. The MGB is being sold as-is. No warranty expressed or implied. Prospective bidders are encouraged to contact me directly to obtain additional information or answers to any questions. An inspection is welcomed and encouraged. I would also be happy to assist with your shipper.
Good luck bidding! Marty (619) 467-6874 Pacific Time
I reserve the right to end the auction early, as it is being advertised in other venues locally.
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Final or winning bid does not include shipping, tax, title, or registration fees. It is the purchaser's responsibility to provide for any state or local taxes and shipping expenses resulting from the sale.
Be prepared to be constantly returning the "thumbs up" to all of the admiring fans as you cruise around the city streets and highways with the sun on your face and the wind in your hair.