1961 MG MGA 1600 Roadster

Price: - Item location: Blue Springs, Missouri, United States
  • Condition: Used
  • Make: MG
  • Model: MGA
  • Trim: 1600 Roadster
  • Year: 1961
  • Mileage: 102,500
  • VIN: HNL 99081
  • Color: Iris Blue
  • Engine size: 4 cyl 1600
  • Number of cylinders: 4
  • Transmission: 4 speed
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Interior color: Black with blue piping
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
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1961 MG MGA

1961 MGA 1600 Mark I Roadster
Easy starting and smooth idle, runs, looks and IS Excellent!
Larger 1600 engine and front disc brakes of later model MGAs
Original Engine, transmission and rear end
Full frame off restoration completed 2012
102500 miles, 3500 miles since restoration and complete engine rebuild.
British Motor Industry Heritage Trust Certificate

VIN HNL 99081
Restoration Details
- Everything stripped to bare metal
- KBS undercoating (POR-15 equivalent) to frame, splash panels, panels behind fenders and interior side of fenders.
- New interior and exterior rocker panels, A and B posts. KBS on interior surfaces. Waxolyl sprayed to interior cavities and surfaces
- Original 1600 engine rebuilt (.020), modified with rear seal
- Carbs professionally rebuilt (Jim Taylor)
- Petronix electronic distributor
- Spin on oil filter (original Tecalemit filter included)
- Oil Cooler
- Supplemental Electric fan with variable thermostat (removable)
- Coolant recovery system adapted (removable)
- Converted to Negative Ground –cigarette lighter port for power access
- New clothed wiring harness
- Front stabilizer bar installed
- Original Brake Master cylinder professionally bored and brass sleeved
- New brake lines, hoses and wheel cylinders
- Rebuilt Front Disc Brake calipers
- New Brake pads, shoes, drums and rotors
- Dot 5 non-corrosive silicone brake fluid
- Baffled fuel tank – drained, cleaned and sealed with KBS Tank Sealer
- New SU electronic fuel pump
- New 48 spoke chrome wheels (original painted spoke wheels included)
- New eared knock off wheel nuts
- New Radial tires
- Original gauges and switches (fuel gauge repaired – all work great)
- Nearly all seals and rubber components – new
- Hard points installed during restoration for 3 point harness (for shoulder straps)
Currently using only lap belt portion of 3 point belts.
- Firewall, bulkhead, foot wells and tunnel lined with foiled insulation
- Q-pad sound deadening on doors - also gives doors solid feel and operation
- Some new floor board brackets on frame, all blasted and coated with KBS undercoat
- New floor boards, undercoated on bottom side
- Seat bases and frames restored
- New seat foams under previous "non-correct" seat covers, Set of new "Correct" Black with blue piping seat covers included with car (Scarborough Faire)
- New window Bag across rear behind seats
- New door and foot well panels
- New carpet and spare tire cover (matching)
- New steering wheel
- Stripped to bare metal, etching primer, then professional painted in Original Iris Blue with clear coat (Dupont ChromaPremier)
- New chrome bumpers (originals included)
- New stainless steel exhaust
- Windshield framing rechromed
- New windshield glass and seals
- New Tonneau and Everflex top with zippered rear window (Scarborough Faire)
- Window frames covered in matching vinyl (as original, extremely rare in any MGA)
- New mirrors
- New grille

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