1979 MGB roadster, totally restored, chrome bumper conversion
Price: US $18,500.00 Item location: Naples, Florida, United States
- Condition: Used
- Make: MG
- Model: MGB
- SubModel: B
- Type: Convertible
- Trim: 2 door convertible roadster
- Year: 1979
- Mileage: 10,000 mile after restoration (90,000 miles prior)
- VIN: GHN5UL497494G
- Color: British Racing Green (new paint)
- Engine size: 1.8 L 4 cylinder , totally rebuilt and upgraded
- Number of cylinders: 4
- Fuel: Gasoline
- Transmission: Manual
- Drive type: Rear wheel drive, 4 speed manual transmission
- Interior color: Autumn Leaf (dark tan)
- Options: Cassette Player, Convertible
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1979 MG MGB B1979 MGB Total restoration, hrome bumper conversion
This perfectly restored 1979 MGB convertible roadster was completed in 2012.The restoration includes all mechanical systems and cosmetic.
ENGINE:Rebuilt by Glenn's MG, t. Petersburg Florida. Bored out, ew pistons, amshaft, alve train, ew clutch.32/36 Downdraft Weber 2 bbl carburetor with K&N intake, allory electronic distributor and coil, 00 amp alternator,new 14" electric cooling fan, il cooler with stainless steel braided hoses, ew radiator, ater pump and hoses.Totally "detoxed" per John Twist, niversity Motors, rand Rapids Michigan. Runs like new, 0 mph on the Interstate for hours to car shows in Florida and gets over 25 mpg.
SUSPENSION:Monroe Sensatrac shocks, ew springs (lowered 1/1/2 inches to pre-1975 ride height ) Urethane bushings,new tie rods, ew Brembo rotors and calipers, tainless steel brake lines, ew master cylinder and rear shoes.Ugly, eavy rubber bumpers replaced with beautiful new chrome bumpers and grille, ave weight and improve handling. New Michelin Pilot sport A/S radial tires and Panasport alloy wheels.
EXTERIOR:Stripped and sanded down to bare metal and all rust cut out and new steel welded in, ncluding both rocker panels. No bondo. Skim coated, anded, rimed and painted with multiple coats of PPG British Racing Green paint and clear coat. Since completion the car has never been washed with soap and and water, nly Meguiares Spray Cleaner/ Detailer and Carnauba wax.
INTERIOR:Entire front cabin is insulated with DYNAMAP, ew carpet with felt wool backing, ew seat cushions and covers in heavy duty vinyl Autumn Leaf, ew mats with MG logo. New console, oor card panels, ew retractable seat belts, ew Tan Duralast vinyl top. Trunk (boot) carpet and spare tire package, riginal MG jack. Spare tire is a Michelin Pilot Sport, ull size. All gauges and accessories are functional.Auxiliaryvoltmeter and retractable cup holder on passenger side. Audio system is a 200 watt, 6" door speakers and 2 8" rear speakers.
EXHAUST:Cast iron lowrestriction header with stainless steel pipes, uffler, esonator and great sounding MONZA exhaust tip, hich gives it the classic British sports car sound.
This car is kept in an air-conditioned garage and never taken out when it was raining.
Included with the MGB are service and parts manuals, wners glove compartment booklet and 3 Landau (convertible top) covers, nd a battery tender/ connector for the OPTIMA sealed battery.