1976 MGB 1.8L New Motor, Fuel Injection, New Fabric Top, New Seats, Mostly New
Price: - Item location: Redding, California, United States
- Make: MG
- Model: MGB
- Type: Convertible
- Trim: Convertable
- Engine size:1.8L
- Number of cylinders:4
- Drive type: RWD
- Interior color: Tan
- Drive side: Left-hand drive
- Options: CD Player, Convertible, Leather Seats
- Vehicle Title: Clear Want to buy? Contact seller!
1976 MG MGB ConvertableThe cars story when I bought it then finished the repairs.
Here is a list from the person I purchased The car from in 2014, it took two years to to finish and now it runs like a top, just needs a smog. The fuel injection is carb and California legal with documentation . I don't live in a town with a smog station.
The MGB sits in my garage looking beautiful.
1976 MG MGB Convertible VIN: GHN5UG400669GFrom previous owner;
In 2009 I DROVE the car in to get it smogged.
While the mechanic was fiddling with it, the head gasket blew.
Upon disassembly I was told it needed a rebuild.
The engine was rebuilt, a new clutch installed, and eventually put back in the car.
After more than three years of asking for my car to be finished I gave up and picked it up.
The repair shop owner claimed it was almost done except for two engine mount bolts not yet installed.
The distributor is not tightened down - I assume ready for timing - I do not have a timing light.
There is no oil
( this was not the case, it had break-in oil which in a new unrun motor is completely clear) new owner discovered
You may assume I was ripped off.
I drove a running car in for service and got back a car that is "almost" finished.
So after putting $30K in parts and more hours than I care to admit to into this car I am done.
Hopefully it will get a good home and I can get some garage space back.
If the car was running it would be worth $13-14,000.
The leather upholstery & carpet cost was $4,500 and the top was $3,500 from England.
The radio was more than $500 and I had to install it.
The Fuel Injection kit was more than $2,500 and the radiator I designed cost $1,000 to have made.
That is just a sample of what is into this car so check out the following list.
List of goodies:
Rebuilt engine 0 miles (Odometer 50,549 miles)
Original Four Speed Tranny with Electronic Overdrive
1977 Rear End
New Upgraded Distributor and Coil
140 Amp Delco Alternator replaces 40 Amp Original
New Heavy Duty Starter
Custom Machined 6061 Aluminum Pulleys and Damper
Custom Aluminum Radiator
Stainless Exhaust Including CAT
Fuel Injection CARB Approved
Real Metal Motor Driven Oogaah Horn
Aluminum Oil Pan with slosh baffle
Powder painted front suspension and valve cover
New front spindles
New and upgraded brakes
New Master Cylinder
New Braided Stainless Flexible Brake Lines
New shocks with performance cartridges and synthetic shock oil
New Polyurethane bushings
New Springs front and rear
New Centerline Wheels
New headlights, Turn Signals, and Tail Lights
New Heater Assembly (you never want to replace this on your own -- what a pain!!!)
New Custom Premium Leather Upholstery
New Premium Carpet
New HD Convertible Top with real glass rear window
New Radio with CD Player, USB, 4way 6x9 Speakers, and motorized Antenna
New Wood Steering Wheel
New Ignition Switch
New Digital Temp Gauge
New door, glove box, and trunk locks
New fuel pump
New fuel level sender assy.
Painless Fuse Kit & Relays (no Lucas Prince of Darkness!)
New Knobs, Switches, and security power lockout relay
New Rear Deck Lid Luggage Rack
Current owner;Test drive 7/04/2017
Getting on freeway