1974 Harvest Gold MGB V8 roadster, owned since 1983 (3rd owner). V8 conversion & bare shell bodywork & interior restoration by Fisher Services of Sydenham. 7,000 miles since 4.6L engine, T5 gearbox, Hoyle front & rear suspension & electric power steering upgrades. Engineer's full structural & mechanical report for insurance. All vehicle parts renewed or reconditioned. No road tax required (Heritage Certificate), 11 months MOT. In pristine condition with original appearance maintained throughout, including colour, body line (no bonnet bulge) & single pipe exhaust. Superb handling, very comfortable, very fast (0-60mph 5.5 secs).
Engine: Rover 4.6L V8 with remote oil filter system.
Intake: JWR Offenhauser dual port manifold, Edelbrock 500cfm carb, K&N low rise air filter.
Exhaust: RV8 stainless steel manifolds, Hoyle stainless steel low noise high performance system with single 2¼” dia. outlet pipe.
Cooling: MGB GT V8 radiator, Pacet 14” electric fan (2139 CFM), 2 x oil coolers.
Transmission: Tremec T5 5-speed gearbox, 7.5” Ford Granada differential with viscous coupling Limited Slip unit.
Front Suspension: Hoyle Coil-Over with adjustable telescopic dampers & enhanced (7/8”) anti roll bar.
Rear suspension: Hoyle fully independent with adjustable telescopic dampers.
Brakes: Front upgraded to four pot callipers with ventilated discs. Rear upgraded to disc brakes.
Steering: EZ electric power steering.
Wheels / Tires: 15" diameter 5.5K, 72 spoke enamelled (as used on MGCs) with 195/65/R15V, Continental Contact tyres.
Electrics & Instruments: New wiring loom, single 12V battery, H4 headlights, Facet Gold-Flo electronic fuel pump, 0-140 mph electronic speedo, with original pattern ‘Smiths’ dial face.
Bodywork & interior: Fully comprehensive bare shell restoration with all new trim, leather seats chrome bumpers & overriders by Fisher Services of Sydenham.
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